Legislation

Official Short: To amend Public Law 93-435 with respect to the Northern Mariana Islands, providing parity with Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.

Long Title: To amend Public Law 93-435 with respect to the Northern Mariana Islands, providing parity with Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.

Sponsors: Mr. Wyden and Ms. Murkowski

STATUS:

  • February 7, 2013:  Introduced.
  • February 7, 2013:  Ms. Murkowski added as cosponsor.
  • April 25, 2013:  Hearing by subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests and Mining.
  • May 16, 2013:  Full committee business meeting; ordered reported with an amendment favorably.
  • June 27, 2013.--Reported to Senate with an amendment. S. Rept. 113-55.
  • June 27, 2013.--Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar [Calendar No. 109].
  • August 1, 2013.--Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
  • August 2, 2013.--Received in the House.
  • September 10, 2013.--Passed House by voice vote.
  • September 18, 2013.--Approved.  Public Law  No: 113-34.

S.256

To amend Public Law 93-435 with respect to the Northern Mariana Islands, providing parity with Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa. (Introduced in Senate - IS)

S 256 IS

113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 256

To amend Public Law 93-435 with respect to the Northern Mariana Islands, providing parity with Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
February 7, 2013

Mr. WYDEN (for himself and Ms. MURKOWSKI) (by request) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


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.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. AMENDMENT.

    (a) In General- The first section and section 2 of Public Law 93-435 (48 U.S.C. 1705, 1706) are amended by inserting `the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands,' after `Guam,' each place it appears.
      (b) References to Date of Enactment- For the purposes of the amendment made by subsection (a), each reference in Public Law 93-435 to the `date of enactment' shall be considered to be a reference to the date of the enactment of this section.