H.R. 1459 (113th): Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act


Apr 10, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

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.


Rob Bishop

Representative for Utah's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 27, 2014
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To ensure that the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 applies to the declaration of national monuments, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/26/2014--Passed House amended.Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act - Amends the Antiquities Act of 1906 to subject national monument declarations by the President to the National ... Read more >

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Apr 10, 2013

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Jul 24, 2013
Reported by Committee

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Mar 26, 2014
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1459”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Mar 26, 2014 4:56 p.m.
Passed 222/201

Related Bills

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H.Res. 524 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 26, 2014

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