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S.1750: Public Access to Public Land Guarantee 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 Jeff Flake, R-Ariz.
Total Cosponsors 3 (All Republicans)
Introduced Nov. 20, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 10, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Public Access to Public Land Guarantee Act - (Sec. 4) Directs the Department of the Interior or the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to enter into an agreement under which they may accept funds from the state or local government to reopen units of the National Park System, the National Wildlife Refuge System, or the National Forest System during any period in which Interior or USDA is unable to maintain normal level of operations at their units because of a lapse in appropriations.

Requires Interior or USDA, as appropriate, to refund all amounts it provided under the agreement to the state or local government: (1) upon enactment of an Act retroactively appropriating amounts sufficient to maintain normal operating levels at the reopened units, or (2) on the date on which the state or local government establishes that Interior or US...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 10, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 635.
Dec. 10, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Landrieu without amendment. With written report No. 113-295.
Nov. 13, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
July 23, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-493.
Nov. 20, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.