H.R. 359 (110th): Cesar Estrada Chavez Study Act

Introduced:
Jan 09, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Passed House)
See Instead:

S. 327 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Jan 30, 2008

Sponsor
Hilda Solis
Representative for California's 32nd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Apr 10, 2008
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 5047 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 29, 2006

S. 327 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jan 30, 2008

 
Status

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 10, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.

Progress
Introduced Jan 09, 2007
Referred to Committee Jan 09, 2007
Reported by Committee May 02, 2007
Passed House Jul 10, 2007
 
Full Title

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of sites associated with the life of Cesar Estarada Chavez and the farm labor movement.

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Cosponsors
69 cosponsors (68D, 1R) (show)
Committees

House Natural Resources

Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

Senate Energy and Natural Resources

National Parks

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Library of Congress Summary

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7/10/2007--Passed House amended.
Cesar Estrada Chavez Study Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to complete a special resource study to determine:
(1) appropriate methods for preserving and interpreting certain sites in Arizona, California, and other states that are significant to the life of Cesar Estrada Chavez and the farm labor movement in the western United States; and
(2) whether any of the sites meets the criteria for listing on the National Register of Historic Places or designation as a national historic landmark.
Directs the Secretary, in conducting such study, to: (1) consider the criteria for the study of areas for potential inclusion in the National Park System; and (2) consult with the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation, the United Farm Workers Union, and state and local historical associations and societies.
Authorizes appropriations.

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