S. 896 (112th): Public Lands Service Corps Act of 2011


May 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Bingaman

Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: Jan 13, 2012
Length: 36 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Land Corps Act of 1993 to expand the authorization of the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, and the Interior to provide service opportunities for young Americans; help restore the nation's natural, cultural, historic, archaeological, recreational and scenic resources; train a new generation of public land managers and enthusiasts; and promote the value of public service.

Summary (CRS)

1/13/2012--Reported to Senate amended.Public Lands Service Corps Act of 2011 - Amends the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 to rename: (1) the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 as ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 5, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 10, 2011
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 896”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (5D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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