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H.R.4166: Lake Berryessa Recreation Enhancement Act of 2014

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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 Mike Thompson, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 226 (183 Democrats, 43 Republicans)
Introduced March 6, 2014
Latest Major Action Dec. 22, 2014
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Bill Summary

Lake Berryessa Recreation Enhancement Act of 2014 - (Sec. 4) Transfers the administrative jurisdiction over specified land underlying or adjacent to Lake Berryessa in California from the Bureau of Reclamation to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for administration as the Lake Berryessa Recreation Area.

Prohibits the Secretary of the Interior from diminishing or altering: (1) day-use, short-term, or annual occupancy levels; (2) motorized boating or water surface zoning restrictions; (3) recreational hiking or equine access; or (4) hunting, fishing, shooting sports, or trapping within the area.

(Sec. 5) Directs the Secretary to act in accordance with any existing agreement with any organization for the management of campgrounds, marinas, lodging facilities, food and beverage services, and boating and boat rental facilities located in the Area.

Requires the Secretary to adopt the recreational use plan adopted by the Bureau of Reclamation on June 2, 2006.

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(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 22, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 527.
Dec. 22, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-696.
Sept. 18, 2014 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
Sept. 18, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Sept. 18, 2014 Subcommittee on Water and Power Discharged.
Sept. 18, 2014 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
June 10, 2014 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
March 13, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
March 13, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water and Power.
March 6, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.