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H.R.3886: To amend the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 to exempt payments made to States and counties under such Act from any reduction pursuant to a sequestration order and to reimburse those States and counties that returned a portion of their January 2013 payment because of sequestration, 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 Peter A. DeFazio, D-Ore.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Jan. 15, 2014
Latest Major Action Feb. 12, 2014
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Bill Summary

Amends the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 (the Act) to exempt from any presidential sequestration order issued under the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) funds made available under the Act or derived from the other authorized funding sources for the purpose of making payments to eligible states and counties containing certain federal lands (payments in lieu of federal payment of state property taxes).

Directs the Secretary of the Treasury, using authorized payment sources, to reimburse each state or county that, in response to a presidential sequestration order issued during FY2013, repaid some of the payment it received during FY2013 either by: (1) returning a portion of it to the Secretary, (2) having funds deducted from other amounts due the state or county under the Act, or (3) providing some combination of returning and deducting funds. Requires the Secretary to waive the repaymen...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 12, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry.
Jan. 22, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Jan. 15, 2014 Referred to House Budget
Jan. 15, 2014 Referred to House Natural Resources
Jan. 15, 2014 Referred to House Agriculture