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H.R.4458: Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake Security Enhancement Act

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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 Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 10, 2014
Latest Major Action June 30, 2014
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Bill Summary

Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake Security Enhancement Act - Amends the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 to provide that the withdrawal and reservation of public land located within the boundaries of the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, in Inyo, Kern, and San Bernardino Counties, California, shall not terminate except pursuant to: (1) an election and determination by the Secretary of the Navy to relinquish such land, or (2) a transfer by the Secretary of the Interior of permanent administrative jurisdiction over such land to the Secretary of the Navy. (Currently the withdrawal and reservation of such land shall terminate on March 31, 2039.)

Withdraws from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, the mineral leasing laws, and the geothermal leasing laws, subject to valid existing rights, the public land (including interests in land) known as the Cuddeback Lake Air Force Range and additional public ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 30, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 378.
June 30, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-506.
May 8, 2014 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 13.
May 8, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 8, 2014 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
April 29, 2014 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
April 16, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
April 10, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.