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S.782: Gettysburg National Military Park Expansion Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Bob Casey, D-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 2 (1 Independent, 1 Republican)
Introduced April 23, 2013
Latest Major Action May 22, 2014
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Bill Summary

Gettysburg National Military Park Expansion Act - Requires the inclusion in Gettysburg National Military Park of the Gettysburg Train Station and the property that is adjacent to Plum Run in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania.

Permits the Secretary of the Interior to acquire such properties only: (1) by donation, or (2) by purchase from a willing seller if efforts to acquire such property without cost have been exhausted.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 22, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 394.
May 22, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Landrieu with an amendment. With written report No. 113-168.
Nov. 21, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
July 31, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-93.
April 23, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.