H.R. 1513: To revise the boundaries of the Gettysburg National Military Park to include the Gettysburg Train Station and certain land along Plum Run in Cumberland Township, to limit the means by which property within such revised boundaries may be acquired, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
Apr 11, 2013
Status:
Passed House
Prognosis
20% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Scott Perry
Representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jan 13, 2014
Length
4 pages
 
Status

This bill passed in the House on January 13, 2014 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Progress
Introduced Apr 11, 2013
Referred to Committee Apr 11, 2013
Reported by Committee Jul 24, 2013
Passed House Jan 13, 2014
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

20% chance of being enacted.

Only about 23% of bills that made it past committee in 2011–2013 were enacted. [show factors | methodology]

 
Summary

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Jan 13, 2014 6:53 p.m.
Passed 396/0

Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (4R) (show)
Committees

House Natural Resources

Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

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9/20/2013--Reported to House without amendment.
Requires the inclusion of the land and interests commonly known as Gettysburg Train Station and its immediate surroundings in the Borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and the land and interests located along Plum Run in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Gettysburg National Military Park if the owner of the property has provided written consent for its inclusion.
Declares that nothing in this Act, in the acquisition of property within these areas, nor in the management plan for such acquired property shall be construed to create buffer zones outside of such property.
States that the fact that an activity or use can be seen heard from within such property shall not preclude that activity or use outside of the property.
Permits the acquisition of property within the areas of the Train Station and along Plum Run by donation only.

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