Senate Appropriators Release Draft Interior Spending Bill; Authorization For Twelve Heritage Areas Set to Expire

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 15, Number 43 – September 28, 2012 Senate Appropriators Unveil Draft Interior Spending Bill After the full Senate finally passed this week the six-month Continuing Resolution (CR) for FY 2012, extending current funding levels through March of 2013, Senate appropriators unveiled their draft spending bill for the Department of the …

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CR Stalled in Senate; ACHP Seeks Amendment to NHPA for NATHPO Vote; Manhattan Project Historic Designation Fails in House; President Declares Chimney Rock National Monument

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 15, Number 42 – September 21, 2012 Continuing Resolution Stalled in Senate The U.S. Senate continues to work towards passage of the Continuing Resolution (CR) that would keep the government running for the next six months. While the CR is widely believed to have the votes to win passage in …

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House Passes Six Month CR; What Would Sequestration Mean for Preservation?; Amendments Passed by House to Battlefield Protection Act – Would Expand to Revolutionary War and 1812 Sites; NPS Considering Changes to Professional Standards

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 15, Number 41 – September 14, 2012 House Passes Six Month Continuing Resolution On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed the Continuing Resolution (CR) proposed by House Appropriations Chairman Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY). By a vote of 329-91, the chamber passed the bill that will keep the government running through …

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