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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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


May 5, 2011

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Nov 10, 2011
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S. 896 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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