H.R.1080: To amend the Sikes Act to promote the use of cooperative agreements under such Act for land management related to Department of Defense readiness activities and to amend title 10, United States Code, to facilitate interagency cooperation in conservation programs to avoid or reduce adverse impacts on military readiness activities.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Madeleine Z. Bordallo, D-Guam
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced March 12, 2013
Latest Major Action June 17, 2013
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Bill Summary

(Sec. 1) Amends the Sikes Act (conservation programs on federal lands) to allow funds appropriated to the Department of Defense (DOD) that are obligated to cooperative agreements with states, local governments, Indian tribes, nongovernmental organizations, and individuals for maintenance and improvement of natural resources located off of military or state-owned National Guard installations (but that are related to current or anticipated military activities) to be: (1) paid in a lump sum and include an amount intended to cover the future costs of the activities under the agreement; and (2) invested by the recipient in accordance with the recipient's own investment management guidelines, with any investment interest or income permitted to be applied for the same purposes as the principal.

Allows such cooperative agreements to be used to acquire property or services for the direct benefit or use of the U.S. government.

Permits amounts available to the DOD that are pro...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 17, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-115, Part I.
May 15, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
May 15, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 15, 2013 Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs Discharged.
March 26, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
March 21, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
March 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
March 12, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources
March 12, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services