H.R.3006: To authorize a land exchange involving the acquisition of private land adjacent to the Cibola National Wildlife Refuge in Arizona for inclusion in the refuge in exchange for certain Bureau of Land Management lands in Riverside County, California, and for other purposes.

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 Ken Calvert, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 3 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Aug. 2, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 16, 2014
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Bill Summary

Directs the Secretary of the Interior to convey to River Bottom Farms of La Paz County, Arizona, approximately 80 acres of specified Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land in Riverside County, California, in exchange for two specified parcels of non-federal land in the county from River Bottoms Farms that are contiguous to the Cibola National Wildlife Refuge.

Subjects the conveyed federal land to valid existing rights, including easements, rights-of-way, utility lines, and any other valid encumbrances on the land as of the date of conveyance.

Requires the values of the federal and non-federal lands to be exchanged to be equal, or equalized, by a cash payment to the Secretary or River Bottom Farms, as appropriate.

Requires the acquired non-federal land to become a part of the Cibola National Wildlife Refuge.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 16, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Sept. 15, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 15, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7483)
Sept. 15, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3006.
Sept. 15, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7483-7484)
Sept. 15, 2014 Mr. Hastings (WA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Sept. 15, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 438.
Sept. 15, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-591.
July 30, 2014 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
July 30, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 30, 2014 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
March 25, 2014 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Aug. 12, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Aug. 2, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.