H.R. 4686 (111th): Rota Cultural and Natural Resources Study Act


Feb 24, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 13, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.


Gregorio Sablan

Delegate for Northern Mariana Islands At Large



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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2010
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating prehistoric, historic, and limestone forest sites on Rota, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, as a unit of the National Park System.

Summary (CRS)

7/13/2010--Passed House amended.Rota Cultural and Natural Resources Study Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to study and report to Congress on the suitability and feasibility of designating prehistoric, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 24, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 16, 2010
Reported by Committee

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Jul 13, 2010
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4686”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1141 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Jan 23, 2012

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