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Committee on Natural ResourcesEnergy and Mineral ResourcesIntroducedOctober 23rd, 2013
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To direct the Secretary of the Interior to enter into agreements with States to allow continued operation of facilities and programs that have been determined to have a direct economic impact on tourism, mining, timber, or general transportation in the State and which would otherwise cease operating, in whole or in part, during a Federal Government shutdown that is the result of a lapse in appropriations, and for other purposes.
Provide Access and Retain Continuity Act or the PARC Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to enter into agreements with, and provide reimbursement to, states to conduct activities determined to have a direct economic impact on tourism, mining, timber, or general transportation in the state that are otherwise not being conducted by the federal government during a partial shutdown of the federal government due to a lapse in appropriations. Requires the Secretary to approve or deny a petition for such an agreement not later than 90 days after receiving it and deems such petition approved if the Secretary does not act on it within the 90-day period.