H.R. 513: Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks Act

Introduced:
Feb 05, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted
See Instead:

S. 247 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Mar 14, 2013

H.R. 664 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Feb 13, 2013

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Sponsor
Andy Harris
Representative for Maryland's 1st congressional district
Party
Republican
Text
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Last Updated
Feb 05, 2013
Length
11 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4007 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 09, 2012

S. 247 (Related)
Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 14, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 5, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Feb 05, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 05, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

14% chance of getting past committee.
2% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To establish the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in Auburn, New York, and the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties, Maryland, and for other purposes.

Summary

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committees

House Natural Resources

Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

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2/5/2013--Introduced.
Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks Act - Establishes in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties, Maryland, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park as a unit of the National Park System.
Establishes in Auburn, New York, the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park also as a unit of the National Park System.
Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to enter into cooperative agreements with certain entities for the historical preservation and interpretation of such parks.
Requires the Secretary to complete a general management plan for such parks.

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