S. 23 (113th): Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and Recreation Act

A bill to designate as wilderness certain land and inland water within the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in the State of Michigan, and for other purposes.



Jan 22, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015


Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 13, 2014

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 13, 2014.


Pub.L. 113-87


Carl Levin

Senator from Michigan



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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2014
Length: 2 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 163: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and Recreation Act

Ordered Reported on Jan 28, 2014. 76% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 342: Pine Forest Range Recreation Enhancement Act of 2013

Ordered Reported on May 16, 2013. 5% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 696: Lyon County Economic Development and Conservation Act

Introduced on Feb 14, 2013. 3% incorporated. (compare text)


Jan 22, 2013

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Mar 14, 2013
Ordered Reported

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Jun 19, 2013
Passed Senate (House next)

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Mar 4, 2014
Passed House

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Mar 13, 2014
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 23 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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