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H.R.862: To authorize the conveyance of two small parcels of land within the boundaries of the Coconino National Forest containing private improvements that were developed based upon the reliance of the landowners in an erroneous survey conducted in May 1960.

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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 Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 27, 2013
Latest Major Action May 24, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.)

Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to convey all interest of the United States in two parcels of land within the boundaries of the Coconino National Forest, Arizona, that contain private improvements that landowners developed based upon an erroneous survey conducted in May 1960, to the person or legal entity representing the majority of those landowners.

Requires the person or legal entity that represents such landowners to pay $20,000.00 to the Secretary as consideration for the conveyance of the parcels.

Requires the Secretary to deposit the consideration received under this Act into a special account in the fund established under the Sisk Act and to make such deposited funds available for the acquisition of land in the National Forest System.

Revokes public orders withdrawing any of the feder...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 24, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-107.
May 24, 2014 Signed by President.
May 23, 2014 Presented to President.
May 23, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
May 22, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3307-3308)
April 10, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 360.
April 10, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Landrieu without amendment. With written report No. 113-149.
Nov. 21, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
July 30, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
June 18, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
June 17, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 17, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 395 - 1 (Roll no. 247). (text: CR H3664)

June 17, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3668-3669)
June 17, 2013 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
June 17, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 862.
June 17, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3664-3665)
June 17, 2013 Mr. Bishop (UT) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
May 17, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 51.
May 17, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-75.
April 24, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
April 24, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 24, 2013 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
March 4, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Feb. 27, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.