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H.R.696: Lyon County Economic Development and Conservation Act

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 Steven Horsford, D-Nev.
Total Cosponsors 3 (1 Democrat, 2 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action April 18, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
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Bill Summary

Lyon County Economic Development and Conservation Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to convey to the city of Yerington, Nevada, identified federal land in Lyon and Mineral Counties.

Designates identified federal land in Nevada managed by the Forest Service, to be known as the Wovoka Wilderness, as wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 18, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 28, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Feb. 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.