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S.1309: Military Land Withdrawals 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 Ron Wyden, D-Ore.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced July 16, 2013
Latest Major Action May 14, 2014
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Bill Summary

Military Land Withdrawals Act of 2014 - Title I: General Provisions - (Sec. 101) Makes the provisions of this title applicable to any of the withdrawals made by this Act.

(Sec. 103) Allows the Secretary concerned (either the Secretary of the Army or the Navy) to take action as is necessary to implement and maintain the closure to the public of any road, trail, or other portion of withdrawn land as military operations, public safety, or national security require.

(Sec. 104) Allows the Secretary concerned to authorize the use of withdrawn land for additional defense-related purposes, with notice to the Department of the Interior.

(Sec. 105) Allows the use, occupancy, or development of the withdrawn land for non-defense-related purposes with the consent of Interior and the Secretary concerned.

Permits Interior to lease withdrawn land to prevent drainage of oil or gas resources. Bars any surface occupancy without the consent of the Secretary con...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 14, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 378.
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. 113-161.
Nov. 14, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute 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.
July 16, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.