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H.R.2015: Las Vegas Valley Public Land and Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Act of 2013

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 Steven Horsford, D-Nev.
Total Cosponsors 3 (1 Democrat, 2 Republicans)
Introduced May 16, 2013
Latest Major Action Oct. 3, 2013
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Bill Summary

Las Vegas Valley Public Land and Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Act of 2013 - Establishes the Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument in Nevada. Directs the Secretary of the Interior to provide for interpretation of, and education and scientific research on, the Monument's paleontological resources.

Instructs the Secretary to issue to: (1) a qualified electric utility a 400-foot right-of-way for the construction of high-voltage transmission facilities identified as the Renewable Energy Transmission Corridor on the map entitled "North Las Vegas Valley Overview" (the map); (2) a public water agency a 100-foot right-of-way for the construction and repair of a buried water conveyance pipeline and associated facilities within the Water Conveyance Facilities Corridor and the Renewable Energy Transmission Corridor as identified on the map; and (3) a unit of local government or a public water agency a 100-foot right-of-way for the construction, operation...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 3, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
May 23, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
May 16, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.