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H.R.1299: White Sands Missile Range Security Enhancement Act

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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 Steve Pearce, R-N.M.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced March 20, 2013
Latest Major Action June 24, 2013
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Bill Summary

White Sands Missile Range Security Enhancement Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior (the Secretary) to transfer certain Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land in Dona Ana County, New Mexico, to the administrative jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Army for inclusion in the White Sands Missile Range for use for military purposes.

Requires the Secretary to publish in the Federal Register a legal description and map of the public land to be transferred.

Requires the transfer to be made without reimbursement, except that the Secretary of the Army shall reimburse the Secretary for any costs incurred in preparing the legal description and map.

Requires the Secretary, if a grazing permit or lease exists for any part of such land to be transferred, to transfer or relocate the grazing allotments associated with such permit or lease to other public land that is acceptable to the permit or lease holder so that the grazing continues to have the same value to suc...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 24, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 85.
June 24, 2013 Committee on Armed Services discharged.
June 24, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-120, 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 Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
April 26, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
March 28, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
March 20, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services
March 20, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources