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S.28: Upper Y Mountain Trail and Y Conveyance 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 Orrin G. Hatch, R-Utah
Total Cosponsors 4 (All Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 22, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 10, 2013
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Bill Summary

Upper Y Mountain Trail and Y Conveyance Act - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), upon request by Brigham Young University, to convey an approximately 80-acre parcel of National Forest System land in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest in Utah.

Requires the University to pay to the Secretary the fair market value of such land. Requires such consideration to be deposited in the general Treasury fund to reduce the federal deficit.

Directs the University, after the conveyance, to: (1) continue allowing the same reasonable public access to the trailhead, and the part of the Y Mountain Trail already owned by the University, as has been historically allowed; and (2) allow such access to the part of the Trail and the "Y" symbol located on the conveyed land.

Requires that the exact acreage and legal description of the land to be conveyed be determined by a survey that is satisfactory to the Secretary.

Requires the University to pay the costs ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 10, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 170.
Sept. 10, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden with amendments and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 113-92.
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. 22, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.