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H.R.1684: Ranch A Consolidation and Management Improvement 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 Cynthia M. Lummis, R-Wyo.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 23, 2013
Latest Major Action July 30, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.)

Ranch A Consolidation and Management Improvement Act - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), acting through the Forest Service, to convey to Wyoming, upon state request, without consideration and by quitclaim deed, all interest of the United States in approximately 10 acres of National Forest System land located in the Black Hills National Forest in Crook County, Wyoming.

Repeals the requirement that Ranch A be used for: (1) fish and wildlife management and educational activities; and (2) maintenance and restoration of the museum-quality real and personal property there. Repeals as well the reversionary interest of the United States in the property if the state of Wyoming uses it for any other purpose or develops the property.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 30, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
Jan. 28, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Jan. 27, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H1257)
Jan. 27, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1684.
Jan. 27, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1257-1258)
Jan. 27, 2014 Mrs. Lummis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Sept. 10, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 145.
Sept. 10, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-198.
July 31, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
July 31, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 31, 2013 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
July 19, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
May 2, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
April 23, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.