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S.1784: Oregon and California Land Grant 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 Dec. 9, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 11, 2014
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Bill Summary

Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2014 - Amends the O&C Lands Act of 1937 to establish uses and management requirements for the Oregon and California Railroad and Coos Bay Wagon Road grant land and other Oregon land administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Forest Service, and the Army Corps of Engineers. Designates separate portions of the land for conservation and timber harvesting.

Specifies requirements for managing the land, including: prohibiting the harvesting of trees of a specified age in certain areas, stating that Oregon retains jurisdiction over fish and wildlife, restricting the use of pesticides, and authorizing treatment of hazardous fuels on adjacent private lands.

Directs the Department of the Interior to identify projects proposed under this Act, assess implementation, and complete other specified reports and analyses.

Establishes requirements for timber harvests on designated lands, including calculating projected...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 11, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 646.
Dec. 11, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Landrieu with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-307.
Nov. 13, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Feb. 6, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-349.
Dec. 9, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.