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Titles (3)

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Great Basin National Heritage Route Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Great Basin National Heritage Route Act

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to establish the Great Basin National Heritage Route in the States of Nevada and Utah.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
02/16/2005Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Domenici without amendment. With written report No. 109-6.
02/01/2005Introduced in Senate

All Actions (5)

Date All Actions
02/16/2005Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 13.
Action By: Senate
02/16/2005Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Domenici without amendment. With written report No. 109-6.
02/09/2005Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
02/01/2005Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (text of measure as introduced: CR S753-755)
Action By: Senate
02/01/2005Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S753)
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Ensign, John [R-NV]* 02/01/2005
Sen. Bennett, Robert F. [R-UT]* 02/01/2005
Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT] 02/09/2005

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Energy and Natural Resources02/01/2005 Referred to
02/09/2005 Markup by
02/16/2005 Reported by S. Rept. 109-6

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Latest Summary (2)

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Reported to Senate without amendment (02/16/2005)

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Great Basin National Heritage Route Act - (Sec. 4) Establishes the Great Basin National Heritage Route to provide the public with access to certain historical, cultural, natural, scenic, and recreational resources in White Pine County, Nevada, Millard County, Utah, and the Duckwater Shoshone Reservation in Nevada.

(Sec. 4) Designates the Great Basin Heritage Route Partnership as the Route's management entity.

(Sec. 5) Directs the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the National Park Service, to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Partnership regarding Route objectives and management.

(Sec. 6) Requires the Partnership to submit a management plan to the Secretary.

(Sec. 7) Prohibits the Partnership from: (1) using any Federal funds made available under this Act to acquire real property; and (2 ) regulating land use within the Route.

(Sec. 8) Authorizes the Secretary, upon request by the Partnership, to provide technical and financial assistance to develop and implement the management plan and the memorandum of understanding.

(Sec. 9) Specifies the effect of this Act with regard to: (1) land use regulations; and (2) the applicability of Federal law to the Route.

(Sec. 10) Authorizes appropriations.

(Sec. 11) Terminates the authority of the Secretary to provide assistance under this Act 15 years after the enactment of this Act.