S. 447 (113th): Black Hills Cemetery Act


Mar 5, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Enacted as H.R. 291 (companion bill)

John Thune

Senior Senator from South Dakota



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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2013
Length: 6 pages

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H.R. 291 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jul 25, 2014

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for the conveyance of certain cemeteries that are located on National Forest System land in Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota.

Summary (CRS)

6/27/2013--Reported to Senate without amendment.Black Hills Cemetery Act - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to convey, to the local communities in South Dakota that are currently managing specified community ... Read more >

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Mar 5, 2013

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May 16, 2013
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 447”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 3288 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 13, 2012

H.R. 291 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 25, 2014

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