US HB1154 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on February 18 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-18 - Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Pending: House Natural Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Directs the Department of the Interior to assess the suitability and feasibility of designating a study area comprised of cities and counties in Virginia and counties in North Carolina as a National Heritage Area to be known as the Great Dismal Swamp National Heritage Area. The study shall include analysis, documentation, and determinations on whether the study area (1) has an assemblage of natural, historic, and cultural resources that represent distinctive aspects of the people and culture of the United States; and (2) are worthy of recognition, conservation, interpretation, and continuing use.

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Title

Great Dismal Swamp National Heritage Area Act

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-18HouseReferred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
2021-02-18HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

HB803 (Related) 2021-03-02 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
SB470 (Same As) 2021-02-25 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S899-900)

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Bill Comments 750

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