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H.R.1672: Limestone Hills Training Area Withdrawal 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 Daines, R-Mont.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Republicans)
Introduced April 23, 2013
Latest Major Action June 24, 2013
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Bill Summary

Limestone Hills Training Area Withdrawal Act - (Sec. 2) Withdraws from all forms of appropriation under public land laws, including the mining laws and the mineral leasing and geothermal leasing laws, 18,644 acres of public lands and interests in Broadwater County, Montana, identified on the map titled the "Limestone Hills Training Area Land Withdrawal."

Reserves the withdrawn lands for use for: (1) training for active and reserve components of the Armed Forces; (2) construction and operation of support and maintenance facilities for such components; (3) training by the Montana Department of Military Affairs; (4) training by state and local law enforcement agencies, civil defense organizations, and public education institutions; and (5) other defense-related purposes.

Prohibits anything in this Act from being construed as altering any rights reserved for an Indian tribe for tribal use of lands within the military land withdrawal area by treaty or federal ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 24, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 86.
June 24, 2013 Committee on Armed Services discharged.
June 24, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-121, Part I.
May 15, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
May 15, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 15, 2013 Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Discharged.
May 6, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
April 26, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
April 23, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
April 23, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
April 23, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services
April 23, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources