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H.R.1021: LAND Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||public lands and natural resources|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Steve Stivers, R-Ohio|
|Introduced||March 6, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||April 2, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
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Land Acquisition to cut National Debt Act or LAND Act - Bars the Secretary of the Interior from using federal funding to purchase land resulting in a net increase of land acreage being under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service (NPS), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), or the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) unless the federal budget is balanced for the year in which such land would be purchased.
Makes such prohibition inapplicable to: (1) lands purchased with funding made available through the sale of Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamps, and (2) easements acquired by the Secretary of the Interior to facilitate the management of federal lands.
Bars the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) from using federal funding to purchase land resulting in a net increase of land acreage included in the National Forest System unless the federal budget is balanced for the year in which that land would be purchased. Makes such prohibition inapplica...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|April 2, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry.|
|March 12, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.|
|March 12, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.|
|March 6, 2013||Referred to House Agriculture|
|March 6, 2013||Referred to House Natural Resources|