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S.159: 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||Dean Heller, R-Nev.|
|Total Cosponsors||1 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||Jan. 28, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Sept. 10, 2013|
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Lyon County Economic Development and Conservation Act - (Sec. 2) Directs the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary in this section) to convey to the city of Yerington, Nevada, identified federal land in Lyon and Mineral Counties.
Requires the city, as a condition of the conveyance of the federal land, to pay: (1) the appraised fair market value of the federal land, as determined by the Secretary; and (2) all associated costs related to the conveyance.
(Sec. 3) Designates identified federal land in Nevada managed by the Forest Service, to be known as the Wovoka Wilderness, as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
Requires the boundary of any part of the Wilderness bordered by a road to be 150 feet from the centerline of the road.
Withdraws the Wilderness from: (1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) disposition under laws relating to mineral a...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Sept. 10, 2013||Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 172.|
|Sept. 10, 2013||Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden with amendments. With written report No. 113-94.|
|June 18, 2013||Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.|
|April 25, 2013||Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-28.|
|Jan. 28, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.|