H.R.145: Central Idaho Economic Development and Recreation 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 Mike Simpson, R-Idaho
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Jan. 3, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 31, 2013
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Bill Summary

Central Idaho Economic Development and Recreation Act - Designates specified parcels of federal land in central Idaho as wilderness areas and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS).

Repeals existing law requiring review of portions of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area for possible inclusion in the NWPS.

Provides for the use of an appropriate site in the vicinity of the Smiley Creek community in Blaine County in central Idaho for construction and use of a fire station for the Smiley Creek Rural Fire Protection District. Authorizes: (1) the use of such site through a special use permit or conveyance to the District, and (2) the issuance of a special use permit to the District for development of a well for fire protection and other public purposes.

Requires the conveyance of specified parcels of federal land to Blaine and Custer Counties and the cities of Challis and Clayton in central Idaho.

Sets forth requirements re...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 31, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Jan. 3, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.