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H.R.670 To convey certain submerged lands to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in order to give that territory the same benefits in its submerged lands ..., 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Oct 04, 2011 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Natural Resources - Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on October 03, 2011, with a roll call of 397 ayes, 0 nays, and 36 not voting.

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    • On May 11, 2011, by SignOfTheDollar - Um - submerged lands are not really lands, are they?

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      As noted by SignOfTheDollar, a user on OpenCongress.org, on May 11, 2011, "Um - submerged lands are not really lands, are they?"

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    • HR 670 - GovTrack.us - March 19, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills2 - H.R. 670. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills2 on March 19, 2012, "H.R. 670. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr670&sa=U&ei=OSfST-iJCuqs2gXuvPCzDw&ved=0CCEQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNG4nO8ihkMWH1TF9nPuwwrFT2NBEg)
    • HR 670 - GovTrack.us - March 19, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills2 - H.R. 670. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills2 on March 19, 2012, "H.R. 670. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr670&sa=U&ei=6tfQT7igJ-iU2AW5rpTRDA&ved=0CCwQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNHPUlsuhbHGZsOa3gmIYdvd-NNb-Q)
    • In Defense of Freedom: Congressional Update: October 11, 2011 - October 23, 2011 by Jim - H.R. 686, To require the conveyance of certain public land within the boundaries of Camp Williams, Utah; H.R. 765, To amend the National Forest Ski Area Permit Act of 1986; H.R. 670, To convey certain submerged lands to ...

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      As noted by Jim on October 23, 2011, "H.R. 686, To require the conveyance of certain public land within the boundaries of Camp Williams, Utah; H.R. 765, To amend the National Forest Ski Area Permit Act of 1986; H.R. 670, To convey certain submerged lands to ..." (http://www.defenseoffreedomblog.com/2011/10/congressional-update-october-11-2011.html)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Submerged lands bill heads to US Senate - October 04, 2011 by Saipan Tribune - Sablan said that HR 670 provides equity to the CNMI people because the Northern Marianas is the only one among US coastal areas that does not control its own submerged lands. In the previous Congress, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) put a “hold” on a similar

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      As noted by Saipan Tribune on October 04, 2011, " Sablan said that HR 670 provides equity to the CNMI people because the Northern Marianas is the only one among US coastal areas that does not control its own submerged lands. In the previous Congress, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) put a “hold” on a similar " (http://www.saipantribune.com/newsstory.aspx?newsID=113185&cat=1)
    • CNMI - Kilili's Submerged Lands Bill Passes House, 397-0 - October 03, 2011 by Pacific News Center - The bill, HR 670, was introduced in February by Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan and gives ownership of lands three miles out from the shoreline of the 14 islands to the Northern Marianas government. “Alone among US coastal areas the Northern

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      As noted by Pacific News Center on October 03, 2011, " The bill, HR 670, was introduced in February by Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan and gives ownership of lands three miles out from the shoreline of the 14 islands to the Northern Marianas government. “Alone among US coastal areas the Northern " (http://www.pacificnewscenter.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=17612:cnmi-kililis-submerged-lands-bill-passes-house-397-0&catid=45:guam-news&Itemid=156)
    • Recapping Last Week in Congress - October 03, 2011 by Congress Matters - Heck - Natural Resources) HR 670 - To convey certain submerged lands to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in order to give that territory the same benefits in its submerged lands as Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa have in ...

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      As noted by Congress Matters on October 03, 2011, " Heck - Natural Resources) HR 670 - To convey certain submerged lands to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in order to give that territory the same benefits in its submerged lands as Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa have in ... " (http://www.congressmatters.com/story/2011/10/3/2877/-This-Week-in-Congress:-China-currency-manipulation,-and-yet-another-CR)
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