McKinley to Denali Name Change Legislation Passes out of Senate Committee

Senate Bill 155 to change the name of Mount McKinley to Denali has was approved by the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

Per past instance Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman whose state includes the home of William McKinley voted against it.

McKinley to Denali Name Change Legislation Passes out of Senate Committee | Alaska Public Media.

Here’s the full text of the bill:

S 155 IS

113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 155

To designate a mountain in the State of Alaska as Denali.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 28, 2013

Ms. MURKOWSKI introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A BILL

To designate a mountain in the State of Alaska as Denali.

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

SECTION 1. DESIGNATION OF DENALI IN THE STATE OF ALASKA.

(a) In General- The mountain located at 63« 04

031’ 12″ N, by 151« 00

031’ 18″ W, in the State of Alaska shall be known and designated as ‘Denali’.

(b) References- Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the United States to the mountain described in subsection (a) shall be deemed to be a reference to ‘Denali’.


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