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S.2356: Mojave National Preserve Boundary Adjustment Act of 2014
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||2 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||May 20, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||July 23, 2014|
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- Bill introduced in the Senate
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill signed into law
Mojave National Preserve Boundary Adjustment Act of 2014 - Transfers administrative jurisdiction of 525 acres of land from the National Park Service to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for a rail project. Directs the Secretary of the Interior to acquire by donation approximately four acres of land within or adjacent to the Mojave National Preserve in California to be used for mitigation for every one acre of land removed from the Preserve.
Requires the acquired land to become part of the Preserve.
Authorizes the Secretary to permit cattle grazing on the acquired land in accordance with applicable National Park Service laws and policies.
Provides for the transferred land to remain withdrawn from: (1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under the general mining laws; and (3) the mining leases, mineral materials, and geothermal leasing laws.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|July 23, 2014||Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-493.|
|May 20, 2014||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.|