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S.736: Alaska Subsistence Structure Protection 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 Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 16, 2013
Latest Major Action June 27, 2013
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Bill Summary

Alaska Subsistence Structure Protection Act of 2013 - Requires the maximum land use fee for a special use permit issued by the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) for the use and occupancy of a covered cabin or temporary structure on National Forest System land in Alaska to be not more than $250.

Defines "covered cabin or temporary structure" to mean a cabin (including related structures) or a tent platform on System land in Alaska: (1) that is used for subsistence uses; (2) that is subject to the disclaimer of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) allowing the renewal or continuation of valid existing cabin leases or permits for cabins, homesites, and similar structures on federal lands; (3) that is subject to the ANILCA requirement that the Secretary permit the continuation of existing uses, and the future establishment and use of, temporary campsites, tent platforms, shelters, and other related temporary facilities and equipment with respect to the t...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 27, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 121.
June 27, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden with amendments and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 113-67.
May 16, 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.
April 16, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.