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senate Bill S. 256

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.

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Official Title

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.

Summary

Conveys to the government of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) submerged lands surrounding such Islands and extending three geographical miles outward from their coastlines. Includes the CNMI among the islands where the President may establish naval defensive sea areas and airspace reservations when necessary for national defense. Amends the Fair Minimum Wage Act to provide for no CNMI minimum wage increases in 2013 and 2015.

bill Progress


  • EnactedSeptember 18th, 2013
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The house Passed September 10th, 2013
    Roll Call Vote 415 Yea / 0 Nay
      house Committees
      Committee on Education and Labor
      Committee on Natural Resources
  • The senate Passed August 1st, 2013
    Passed by Voice Vote
      senate Committees
      Public Lands, Forests, and Mining
      Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
    IntroducedFebruary 7th, 2013

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