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H.R.1673: Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake 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 Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 23, 2013
Latest Major Action June 24, 2013
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Bill Summary

Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake Security Enhancement Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior (the Secretary) to transfer to the administrative jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Navy identified public land in Inyo, Kern, and San Bernardino Counties, California, that is administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Requires the transferred land to be included as part of the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, California, and authorizes the use of such land for military purposes.

Declares that nothing in this Act shall be construed to: (1) establish a reservation in favor of the United States with respect to any water or water right on lands transferred by this Act, or (2) authorize the appropriation of water on lands transferred by this Act except in accordance with applicable state law.

Withdraws from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws and geothermal leasing laws, the public land to be transferr...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 24, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 87.
June 24, 2013 Committee on Armed Services discharged.
June 24, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-122, 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.
May 6, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
April 26, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
April 23, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services
April 23, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources