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S.353: Oregon Treasures Act of 2013

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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 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 10, 2013
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Bill Summary

Oregon Treasures Act of 2013 - (Sec. 2) Authorizes certain land exchanges with specified landowners (Smith, Shrum, and Young Life) for the benefit of the Cathedral Rock and Horse Heaven Wildernesses designated under this Act.

Requires each land exchange to be carried out in accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, including the requirement that the Secretary of the Interior determine that the public interest will be well served by making the exchange.

Subjects each such exchange to valid existing rights and the conditions that: (1) the owner make the offer to convey all or part of the non-federal land during the three-year period following enactment of this Act; (3) the owner of the non-federal land pay at least half of all costs relating to the land exchange; (4) title to the non-federal land be acceptable to the Secretary and in conformance with the title approval standards applicable to Federal land acquisitions; and (5) any sites on t...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 10, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 178.
Sept. 10, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-100.
June 18, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute 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.
Feb. 14, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.