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H.R.1168: To direct the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management, to convey to the City of Carlin, Nevada, in exchange for consideration, all right, title, and interest of the United States, to any Federal land within that city that is under the jurisdiction of that agency, and for other purposes.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Mark Amodei, R-Nev.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced March 14, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 20, 2013
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Bill Summary

Directs the Secretary of the Interior, if an offer is received from the city of Carlin, Nevada, to purchase certain federal land within the city, through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), to convey to the city all interest of the United States in such land in exchange for consideration equal to the fair market value of the land.

Permits the city to pay or reimburse the Secretary, as appropriate, for reasonable transaction and administrative personnel costs associated with such conveyance.

Prohibits a conveyance or combination of conveyances under this Act from being considered a major federal action under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.

Releases the United States from all liabilities or claims of any kind or nature arising from the presence, release, or threat of release of any hazardous substance, pollutant, contaminant, petroleum product (or derivative of a petroleum product) solid waste, mine materials, or mining related features exist...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 20, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 160.
Sept. 20, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-220.
July 31, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
July 31, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 31, 2013 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
July 19, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
March 26, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
March 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.