S. 486 (113th): Preserving Public Access to Cape Hatteras Beaches Act


Mar 7, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Burr

Senior Senator from North Carolina



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Last Updated: Sep 10, 2013
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize pedestrian and motorized vehicular access in Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/10/2013--Reported to Senate amended.Preserving Public Access to Cape Hatteras Beaches Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to review and modify wildlife buffers in the Cape Haterras National Seashore ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 7, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 18, 2013
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 486”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2372 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 26, 2012

H.R. 2954 (Related)
Public Access and Lands Improvement Act

Passed House
Last Action: Feb 6, 2014

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