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H.R.1170: To direct the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management and the Bureau of Reclamation, to convey, by quitclaim deed, to the City of Fernley, Nevada, all right, title, and interest of the United States, to any Federal land within that city that is under the jurisdiction of either of those agencies.

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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 Dec. 16, 2013
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Bill Summary

Directs the Secretary of the Interior, if the Secretary receives an offer from the city of Fernley, Nevada, to purchase identified federal land within the city, through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Bureau of Reclamation, to convey to the city all interest of the United States in such land in exchange for consideration in an amount equal to the fair market value of the land.

Permits the city and the Bureau of Reclamation to retain easements or rights-of-way on the federal land to be conveyed, including easements or rights-of-way that are necessary to carry out the operation and maintenance of the Truckee Canal or the Newlands Project.

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

Declares that any conveyances under this Act shall not be considered a major federal action for purposes of an environmental impact statement require...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 16, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 215.
Dec. 16, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-297.
July 31, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.