H.R. 298: To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to evaluate the significance of the Mill Springs Battlefield located in Pulaski and Wayne Counties, Kentucky, and the feasibility of its inclusion in the National Park System, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
Jan 15, 2013
Status:
Reported by Committee
Prognosis
14% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Harold “Hal” Rogers
Representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jan 15, 2013
Length
8 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3792 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 18, 2012

 
Status

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on October 30, 2013.

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Introduced Jan 15, 2013
Referred to Committee Jan 15, 2013
Reported by Committee Oct 30, 2013
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

14% chance of being enacted.

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

 
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4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)
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House Natural Resources

Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

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12/2/2013--Reported to House amended.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to evaluate the significance of the Mill Springs Battlefield in Kentucky (relating to the Battle of Mill Springs fought on January 19, 1862, in Pulaski and Wayne Counties during the Civil War) and the feasibility of its inclusion in the National Park System (NPS).
Requires such study, among other things, to analyze:
(1) the effect of the Battlefield's designation as a unit of the NPS on existing commercial and recreational activities, energy production and transmission infrastructure, and the authority of state and local governments to manage those activities; and
(2) the identification of any authorities, including condemnation, that will compel or permit the Secretary to influence or participate in local land use decisions (such as zoning) or place restrictions on non-federal lands if the Battlefield is designated as an NPS unit.
Requires owners of private property adjacent to the Battlefield to be notified of the commencement and scope of this study.

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