H.R. 706: Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Establishment Act

Introduced:
Feb 14, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted
See Instead:

S. 371 (same title)
Reported by Committee — May 16, 2013

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Sponsor
David Cicilline
Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 14, 2013
Length
14 pages
Related Bills
S. 371 (Related)
Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Establishment Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 16, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 14, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Feb 14, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 14, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

14% chance of getting past committee.
3% 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 Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park, to dedicate the Park to John H. Chafee, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committees

House Natural Resources

Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

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2/14/2013--Introduced.
Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Establishment Act - Establishes the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park in Massachussets and Rhode Island as a unit of the National Park System.
Authorizes the Secretary to acquire up to 10 acres in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, for the development of administrative, curatorial, or visitor facilities for the Park.
Requires the Secretary to prepare a general management plan for the Park.
Dedicates the Park to former U.S. Senator John H. Chafee from Rhode Island in recognition of: (1) his role in the preservation of the resources of the Blackstone River Valley and the heritage corridor that bears his name, and (2) the decades of his service to the people of Rhode Island and the United States.
Requires a memorial to be displayed at a location in the Park that recognizes Senator Chafee's role in the preservation of the resources of the Blackstone River Valley for the people of the United States.
Adjusts the boundary of the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor.
Designates the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, Inc., as the local coordinating entity for the Corridor.

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