To ensure that the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 applies to the declaration of national monuments, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 27, 2014
Length: 4 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 26, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
7 Cosponsors (7 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Bishop Bill to Give Americans a Voice in Use of Antiquities Act Passes the House”
— Rep. Rob Bishop [R-UT1, 2003-2020] (Sponsor) on Mar 26, 2014
“Gosar Statement on New Obama Monument Designation”
— Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ9] (Co-sponsor) on May 22, 2014
“Rep. Chu Fights For National Monuments”
— Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA28] on Mar 26, 2014
Apr 10, 2013
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Jul 24, 2013
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Mar 26, 2014
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 524 (113th).
Mar 26, 2014
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 1459 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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