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H.R.1633: Small Lands Tracts Conveyance Act

About this Bill

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 3 (1 Democrat, 2 Republicans)
Introduced April 18, 2013
Latest Major Action Oct. 3, 2013
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Bill Summary

Small Lands Tracts Conveyance Act - Requires the Director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for a state (respecting certain public lands) or the Regional Forester (respecting certain National Forest System lands) to select an eligible federal lands parcel for conveyance: (1) in response to a request by an adjacent landholder (any holder of non-federal land that shares one or more boundaries with such a parcel and who requests to purchase such a parcel), or (2) upon the recommendation of the BLM District Office or System unit that exercises administration over such parcel.

Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) and the Secretary of the Interior to each create a process by which an adjacent landholder may request to purchase an eligible parcel. Instructs that such process be open to the public and available on the Internet.

Bars a conveyed eligible parcel from exceeding 160 acres unless the Director or Regional Forester concerned approves a request for addi...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 3, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
May 3, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry.
April 26, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
April 18, 2013 Referred to House Agriculture
April 18, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources