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S.869: Alabama Black Belt National Heritage Area 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 Richard C. Shelby, R-Ala.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced May 7, 2013
Latest Major Action July 31, 2013
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  • Bill introduced in the Senate   
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Bill Summary

Alabama Black Belt National Heritage Area Act - Establishes the Alabama Black Belt National Heritage Area in Alabama.

Designates the Center for the Study of the Black Belt at the University of West Alabama as the local coordinating entity for the Heritage Area, requires the Center to submit a management plan for the Heritage Area, and sets forth procedures for the approval or disapproval of such plan.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 31, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-93.
May 7, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.