H.R. 6130 (112th): National Treasure Promotion and Investment Act of 2012

Introduced:
Jul 13, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Kathleen Hochul
Representative for New York's 26th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jul 13, 2012
Length
4 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 13, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 13, 2012
Referred to Committee Jul 13, 2012
 
Full Title

To require priority visa processing for visitors to National Heritage Areas or National Parks, to invest in communities hosting these national treasures, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
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House Judiciary

Immigration and Border Security

House Transportation and Infrastructure

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7/13/2012--Introduced.
National Treasure Promotion and Investment Act of 2012 - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the maintenance of infrastructure in communities hosting national parks and national heritage areas is important to the safety of residents and visitors; and (2) visa issuance fees should be invested in such maintenance in these communities, which draw visitors from across the globe.
Requires consular officers, in issuing visas to applicants seeking to visit the United States temporarily for pleasure, to give priority to those intending to visit a national heritage area or national park.
Directs the Secretary of Transportation to make grants to support infrastructure projects: (1) in communities hosting such heritage areas or parks, (2) that have been prioritized for completion by an applicable metropolitan planning organization, and (3) that are determined beneficial to the upkeep of roads or bridges used by international visitors to these regions.

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