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H.R.356: Hill Creek Cultural Preservation and Energy Development Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about native americans
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Sponsor Rob Bishop, R-Utah
Total Cosponsors 3 (1 Democrat, 2 Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 23, 2013
Latest Major Action July 25, 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.)

Hill Creek Cultural Preservation and Energy Development Act - Authorizes Utah to relinquish for the benefit of the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation certain of its school trust or subsurface mineral lands south of the border between Grand County and Uintah County, Utah, in exchange for certain federal subsurface mineral lands north of that border.

Directs the Secretary of the Interior to reserve an overriding interest in that portion of the mineral estate composed of minerals subject to leasing under the Mineral Leasing Act in the mineral lands conveyed to Utah. Delineates the extent of that interest.

Requires Utah to reserve, for the benefit of its school trust, an overriding interest in that portion of the mineral estate composed of minerals subject to leasing under the Mineral Leasing Act in the mineral...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 25, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-133.
July 25, 2014 Signed by President.
July 15, 2014 Presented to President.
July 10, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
July 9, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
July 9, 2014 Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4355-4364)
April 24, 2014 Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Discharged.
May 16, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
May 15, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 15, 2013 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H2631)
May 15, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 356.
May 15, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2631-2632)
May 15, 2013 Mr. Bishop (UT) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
May 14, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 35.
May 14, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-57.
April 24, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
April 24, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 24, 2013 Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Discharged.
Feb. 1, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Feb. 1, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.
Jan. 23, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.