S.771: Soledad Canyon Settlement 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 Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced April 18, 2013
Latest Major Action Nov. 20, 2013
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Bill Summary

Soledad Canyon Settlement Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to cancel Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mineral contracts CA-20139 and CA-22901 (located in Soledad Canyon, California) and compensate the contract holder for the cancellation of such contracts with proceeds from the sale of lands near Victorville, California. Withdraws affected areas from mining.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 20, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-342.
April 18, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.