S. 447: Black Hills Cemetery Act

Introduced:
Mar 05, 2013
Status:
Reported by Committee
Prognosis
20% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
John Thune
Junior Senator from South Dakota
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Mar 05, 2013
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
S. 3288 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 13, 2012

H.R. 291 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: May 06, 2013

 
Status

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 16, 2013.

Progress
Introduced Mar 05, 2013
Referred to Committee Mar 05, 2013
Reported by Committee May 16, 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 provide for the conveyance of certain cemeteries that are located on National Forest System land in Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota.

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committees

Senate Energy and Natural Resources

Public Lands, Forests, and Mining

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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 cemeteries, all interest of the United States in: (1) the parcels of National Forest System land that contain the cemeteries, and (2) up to an additional two acres adjoining each cemetery to ensure that such conveyances include unmarked gravesites and allow for the expansion of those cemeteries.
Subjects each such conveyance to the conditions that: (1) the recipient accept the conveyed real property as is, (2) the conveyed lands to continue to be used in the same manner and for the same purposes as they were immediately before conveyance, and (3) the recipients bear the cost of the survey for their particular parcels.

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