US SB311 | 2013-2014 | 113th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on July 10 2014 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2014-12-22 - Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 539.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Lower Mississippi River Area Study Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to complete a special resource study that evaluates the national significance of a specified study area located in Plaquemines Parish in Louisiana, and the feasibility of designating such area as a unit of the National Park System. Requires such study to: (1) include cost estimates for the potential acquisition of the study area, and (2) identify alternatives for the management and protection of such area. Bars the study from being conducted until funding is received either by: (1) the Secretary entering into an agreement with a state, unit of local government, or other entity to conduct the study using non-federal funds; or (2) the Secretary receiving a donation sufficient to pay the cost of conducting the study.

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Lower Mississippi River Area Study Act



2014-12-22HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 539.
2014-12-22HouseReported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-708.
2014-07-30HouseOrdered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
2014-07-30HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2014-07-30HouseSubcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
2014-07-29HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
2014-07-11HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
2014-07-10HouseReferred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
2014-07-10HouseReceived in the House.
2014-07-10SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
2014-07-09SenatePassed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S4363)
2014-07-09SenateS.AMDT.3528 Amendment SA 3528 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
2014-07-09SenateS.AMDT.3528 Amendment SA 3528 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Coburn.To modify the section relating to donations.
2014-07-09SenateThe committee reported amendment was agreed to by Unanimous Consent. (text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S4358-4359)
2014-07-09SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S4355-4364)
2013-04-22SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 57.
2013-04-22SenateCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden with an amendment. With written report No. 113-26.
2013-03-14SenateCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
2013-02-13SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
2013-02-13SenateSponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S712-713)


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