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Preserving America's Battlefields Act

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A bill to provide for partnerships among State and local governments, regional entities, and the private sector to preserve, conserve, and enhance the visitor experience at nationally significant battlefields of the American Revolution, War of 1812, and Civil War, and for other purposes.


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01/24/2019Introduced in Senate

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Date
06/19/2019Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
Action By: Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks
01/24/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Action By: Senate

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Senate Energy and Natural Resources01/24/2019 Referred to
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks06/19/2019 Hearings by

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Introduced in Senate (01/24/2019)

Preserving America's Battlefields Act

This bill reauthorizes though FY2028 the Battlefield Acquisition Grant Program and expands the purposes of the American Battlefield Protection Program to include

  • the preservation and protection of nationally significant battlefields of not only the Civil War but also the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and
  • the enhancement of visitors' experiences at those battlefields.