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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
      National Parks
  • The house Passed April 9th, 2013
    Roll Call Vote 283 Yea / 122 Nay
      house Committees
      House Committee on Natural Resources
      Public Lands and Environmental Regulation
    IntroducedMarch 7th, 2013

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Title

American Battlefield Protection Program Amendments Act of 2013

Official Title

To authorize the acquisition and protection of nationally significant battlefields and associated sites of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 under the American Battlefield Protection Program.

Summary

American Battlefield Protection Program Amendments Act of 2013 - Amends the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to reauthorize through FY2018 and expand the Battlefield Acquisition Grant Program to: (1) include the preservation of Revolutionary War and War of 1812 sites in the United States; and (2) permit the acquisition not only of an interest in an eligible site, but also an eligible site. Requires acquisitions of lands or interests under the Act to be from willing sellers only. Requires the Program to submit to Congress a report on activities carried out under this Act. Prohibits any of the funds provided pursuant to this Act from being used to influence congressional action on any legislation or appropriation matters pending before Congress.

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