As ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on November 13, 2014
S. 1328 would direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the New Philadelphia archaeological site in Illinois to evaluate the national significance of the area and to determine the feasibility of designating the site as a unit of the National Park System. Based on information provided by the National Park Service and assuming the availability of appropriated funds, CBO estimates that conducting the study would cost about $250,000 over the next three years. Enacting S. 1328 would not affect direct spending or revenues; therefore, pay-as-you-go procedures do not apply.
S. 1328 contains no intergovernmental or private-sector mandates as defined in the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act and would impose no costs on state, local, or tribal governments.
On August 22, 2013, CBO transmitted a cost estimate for H.R. 930 (an identically titled bill), as ordered reported by the House Committee on Natural Resources on July 31, 2013. H.R. 930 and S. 1328 are similar, and the CBO cost estimates are the same.