S.1888: Inyo National Forest Land Exchange Act

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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 Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Dec. 20, 2013
Latest Major Action July 30, 2014
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Bill Summary

Inyo National Forest Land Exchange Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), in any land exchange involving the conveyance of certain National Forest System (NFS) land within the boundaries of Inyo National Forest in California, to accept the conveyance of certain non-federal land in California outside the Forest boundaries in exchange for the conveyance of the federal land, if acquiring the non-federal land is desirable for NSF purposes.

Authorizes the Secretary to accept a cash equalization payment exceeding 25% of the value of the federal land. Requires the deposit of any such payment into the fund established under the Sisk Act and made available for the acquisition of lands or interests for addition to the NFS.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 30, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-433.
Dec. 20, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (text of measure as introduced: CR S9107)