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H.R.3008: To provide for the conveyance of a small parcel of National Forest System land in Los Padres National Forest in California, and for other purposes.

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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 Lois Capps, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Aug. 2, 2013
Latest Major Action July 30, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on December 16, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), if the White Lotus Foundation in Santa Barbara, California, offers to convey to the Secretary a parcel of non-federal land that is acceptable to the Secretary and the Secretary accepts the offer, to convey approximately five acres of certain identified National Forest System land in Santa Barbara County to the Foundation.

Subjects the land exchange to provisions under the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 related to exchanges of public lands and interests therein within the National Forest System.

Expresses the intent of Congress that the land exchange be completed within two years of enactment of this Act. Allows the Secretary to offer to sell to the White Lotus Foundation the federal land for fair market value if such exchange is not completed by such ...

(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, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 367 - 27 (Roll no. 25). (text: CR H1258)

Jan. 27, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1260-1261)
Jan. 27, 2014 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Jan. 27, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3008.
Jan. 27, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1258-1259)
Jan. 27, 2014 Mrs. Lummis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Dec. 16, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 213.
Dec. 16, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-295.
Nov. 14, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Nov. 14, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Nov. 14, 2013 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
Aug. 12, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Aug. 2, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.