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H.R.414: To provide for the continued lease or eventual conveyance of certain Federal land within the boundaries of Fort Wainwright Military Reservation in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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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 Don Young, R-Alaska
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Jan. 23, 2013
Latest Major Action March 6, 2014
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Bill Summary

Authorizes the Secretary of the Army (the Secretary) to offer to extend, for one or more periods of 15 years, the current lease involving a parcel of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land in Fairbanks, Alaska, that was withdrawn for military use and is administered as a part of Fort Wainwright Military Reservation and that contains a 400-home rental housing community (the covered land).

Requires the Secretary, if the Secretary intends to offer any extension of the lease, to provide a written notice of such offer to the current lessee and the Secretary of the Interior before the lease expires.

Authorizes the Secretary, upon the expiration of the lease, to convey the covered land, if the lease is not extended. Requires the concurrence of the Secretary of the Interior for such conveyance.

Allows the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to waive such conveyance requirement if it is determined that the retention and military use of the covered land are in the national secu...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 6, 2014 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 21, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
Feb. 7, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Jan. 23, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services
Jan. 23, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources