S. 247: Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks Act

Introduced:
Feb 07, 2013
Status:
Reported by Committee
Prognosis
20% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Benjamin Cardin
Junior Senator from Maryland
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 07, 2013
Length
13 pages
Related Bills
S. 247 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 10, 2011

H.R. 664 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2013

 
Status

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 14, 2013.

Progress
Introduced Feb 07, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 07, 2013
Reported by Committee Mar 14, 2013
Passed Senate ...
Passed House ...
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]

 
Full Title

A bill 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.

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committees

Senate Energy and Natural Resources

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4/22/2013--Reported to Senate amended.
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 park.
Requires the Secretary to complete a general management plan for such park.
Authorizes appropriations.
Amends the Water Resources Development Act of 1996, with respect to the federal share of project costs for navigation and safety improvements, Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, Baltimore Harbor Connecting Channels, Delaware and Maryland, to offset the costs of such park.

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