S.256 - A bill to amend Public Law 93-435 with respect to the Northern Mariana Islands, providing parity with Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] (Introduced 02/07/2013)(by request)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources | House - Education and the Workforce; Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 113-55|
|Latest Action:||09/18/2013 Became Public Law No: 113-34.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||09/10/2013 : Passed House|
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Summary: S.256 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Public Law (09/18/2013)
(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on June 27, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Conveys to the government of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) submerged lands surrounding such Islands and extending three geographical miles outward from their coastlines.
Includes the CNMI among the islands where the President may establish naval defensive sea areas and airspace reservations when necessary for national defense.
Amends the Fair Minimum Wage Act to provide for no CNMI minimum wage increases in 2013 and 2015.