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S.1169: Limestone Hills Training Area Withdrawal 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 Max Baucus, D-Mont.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced June 13, 2013
Latest Major Action May 14, 2014
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Bill Summary

Limestone Hills Training Area Withdrawal Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Withdraws 18,644 acres of public lands and interests in Broadwater County, Montana.

Reserves the withdrawn land for the Army for: (1) training for active and reserve forces; (2) construction and operation of support and maintenance facilities for those forces; (3) training by the Montana Department of Military Affairs; (4) training by state and local law enforcement agencies, civil defense organizations, and public education institutions; and (5) other defense-related purposes.

Prohibits anything in this Act from being construed as altering any rights reserved for an Indian tribe for tribal use of land within the military land withdrawal area by treaty or federal law. Requires the Army to consult with any Indian tribes in the vicinity of the withdrawal area before taking action affecting tribal rights or cultural resources protected by treaty or federal law.

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(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 14, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 377.
May 14, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Landrieu with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-160.
Nov. 14, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
July 30, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-85.
June 13, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.