H.R.3963: To establish terms and conditions under which the Secretary of the Interior shall convey leaseholds in certain properties around Canyon Ferry Reservoir, Montana.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about law
  • Introduced May 22, 1998
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 14, 1998

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Bill Summary

Establishes the terms and conditions under which the Secretary of the Interior shall convey to the highest bidder properties including 265 cabin sites and certain small contiguous parcels of the Bureau of Reclamation around Canyon Ferry Reservoir, Montana, to private parties. Directs the Secretary, consistent with specified statutory provisions, to convey to the Canyon Ferry Recreation Association, Incorporated (CFRA) or another purchaser: (1)...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Resources.
Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands.
Executive Comment Requested from Interior.
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote.
Mr. Hansen moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate.
At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Miller (CA) objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 217 - 181 (Roll No. 530).
May 22, 1998

Introduced in the House by Rick Hill (R-Mont.)

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