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H.R.687: Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Paul Gosar, R-Ariz.
Total Cosponsors 4 (1 Democrat, 3 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 26, 2013
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Bill Summary

Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013 - (Sec. 4) Authorizes and directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) (the Secretary), if Resolution Copper Mining, LLC offers to convey specified parcels of non-federal land in Gila, Yavapi, Maricopa, Coconino, Pinal, and/or Santa Cruz Counties, Arizona, that are acceptable to the Secretary or the Secretary of the Interior, to convey certain federal land in Pinal County, Arizona, to Resolution Copper.

Instructs the Secretary to engage in government-to-government consultation with affected Indian tribes on issues related to the land exchange.

Sets forth requirements for appraisals of the federal and non-federal land. Makes the appraisals of the land to be exchanged available for public review.

Requires an appraisal prepared under this Act to include an income capitalization approach analysis of the market value of the federal land, which may be utilized, as appropriate, for determining such land'...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 26, 2013 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 687 as unfinished business.
Sept. 26, 2013 On motion the the Committee now rise Agreed to by voice vote.
Sept. 26, 2013 Mr. Hastings (WA) moved the the Committee now rise.
Sept. 26, 2013 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
Sept. 26, 2013 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Napolitano amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mrs. Napolitano demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
Sept. 26, 2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 351, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Napolitano Part A amendment No. 3.
Sept. 26, 2013 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Ben Ray Lujan (NM) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Ben Ray Lujan (NM) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
Sept. 26, 2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 351, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ben Ray Lujan (NM) Part A amendment No. 2.
Sept. 26, 2013 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Grijalva amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Grijalva demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
Sept. 26, 2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 351, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grijalva Part A amendment No. 1.
Sept. 26, 2013 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 687.
Sept. 26, 2013 The Speaker designated the Honorable Lee Terry to act as Chairman of the Committee.
Sept. 26, 2013 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 351 and Rule XVIII.
Sept. 26, 2013 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 687, H.R. 1526 and H.R. 3102. Measures will be considered read.
Sept. 26, 2013 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 351. (consideration: CR H5848-5863; text of an amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H5854-5856)
Sept. 18, 2013 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 351 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 687, H.R. 1526 and H.R. 3102. Measures will be considered read.
July 22, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 121.
July 22, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-167.
May 15, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 19.
May 15, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 15, 2013 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
May 15, 2013 Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Discharged.
March 21, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 21, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Feb. 21, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Feb. 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.