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Markup on H.R. 241, H.R. 258, H.R. 461, H.R. 473, H.R. 795, H.R. 818, H.R. 1158, H.R. 1258, H.R. 1421, H.R. 1560 and H.R. 2011
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 10:00 AM
Full Committee
1324 Longworth House Office Building


COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
10:00 a.m.





  • Key Issue - House Republicans' American Energy Initiative
  • Press Release - Committee Unanimously Approves Bill to Strengthen and Advance National Minerals Policy (7/20/2011)
  • Press Release - Natural Resources Committee Unanimously Passes Rep. Rehberg Bill to Create Jobs, Improve Local Economy for Northern Cheyenne (7/20/2011)
  • Hearing - Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2011 (6/3/2011)

FULL COMMITTEE MARKUP ON:

  • H.R. 241 (Gallegly), To authorize the conveyance of certain National Forest System lands in the Los Padres National Forest in California.
  • H.R. 258 (Wittman), To require the Office of Management and Budget to prepare a crosscut budget for restoration activities in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, to require the Environmental Protection Agency to develop and implement an adaptive management plan, and for other purposes. "Chesapeake Bay Accountability and Recovery Act of 2011"
  • H.R. 461 (Chaffetz), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal features of the electric distribution system to the South Utah Valley Electric Service District, and for other purposes. "South Utah Valley Electric Conveyance Act"
  • H.R. 473 (Boren), To provide for the conveyance of approximately 140 acres of land in the Ouachita National Forest in Oklahoma to the Indian Nations Council, Inc., of the Boy Scouts of America, and for other purposes. "HALE Scouts Act" or "Help to Access Land for the Education of Scouts"
  • H.R. 795 (A. Smith-NE), To expand small-scale hydropower. "Small-Scale Hydropower Enhancement Act of 2011"
  • H.R. 818 (Matheson), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to allow for prepayment of repayment contracts between the United States and the Uintah Water Conservancy District.
  • H.R. 1158 (Rehberg), To authorize the conveyance of mineral rights by the Secretary of the Interior in the State of Montana, and for other purposes. "Montana Mineral Conveyance Act"
  • H.R. 1258 (R. Bishop), To provide for the conveyance of parcels of land to Mantua, Box Elder County, Utah. "Box Elder Utah Land Conveyance Act"
  • H.R. 1421 (Boren), To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 to clarify the role of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma with regard to the maintenance of the W.D. Mayo Lock and Dam in Oklahoma.
  • H.R. 1560 (Reyes), To amend the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama and Coushatta Indian Tribes of Texas Restoration Act to allow the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe to determine blood quantum requirement for membership in that tribe.
  • H.R. 2011 (Lamborn), To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct an assessment of the capability of the Nation to meet our current and future demands for the minerals critical to United States manufacturing competitiveness and economic and national security in a time of expanding resource nationalism, and for other purposes. "National Strategic and Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2011"

COMMITTEE ACTION:

The Committee on Natural Resources met in an open markup session on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, and considered the following bills:

H.R. 241 (Gallegly), To authorize the conveyance of certain National Forest System lands in the Los Padres National Forest in California.

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 241 by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 258 (Wittman), To require the Office of Management and Budget to prepare a crosscut budget for restoration activities in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, to require the Environmental Protection Agency to develop and implement an adaptive management plan, and for other purposes. “Chesapeake Bay Accountability and Recovery Act of 2011”

The Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 258 by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 461 (Chaffetz), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal features of the electric distribution system to the South Utah Valley Electric Service District, and for other purposes. “South Utah Valley Electric Conveyance Act”

The Subcommittee on Water and Power was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 461 by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 473 (Boren), To provide for the conveyance of approximately 140 acres of land in the Ouachita National Forest in Oklahoma to the Indian Nations Council, Inc., of the Boy Scouts of America, and for other purposes. “HALE Scouts Act” or “Help to Access Land for the Education of Scouts”

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 473 by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 795 (A. Smith, NE), To expand small-scale hydropower. “Small-Scale Hydropower Enhancement Act of 2011”

The Subcommittee on Water and Power was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 795 by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 818 (Matheson), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to allow for prepayment of repayment contracts between the United States and the Uintah Water Conservancy District.

The Subcommittee on Water and Power was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 818 by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

H.R. 1158 (Rehberg), To authorize the conveyance of mineral rights by the Secretary of the Interior in the State of Montana, and for other purposes. “Montana Mineral Conveyance Act”

The Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs and the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1158 by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 1258 (R. Bishop), To provide for the conveyance of parcels of land to Mantua, Box Elder County, Utah. “Box Elder Utah Land Conveyance Act”

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1258 by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

H.R. 1421 (Boren), To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 to clarify the role of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma with regard to the maintenance of the W.D. Mayo Lock and Dam in Oklahoma.

The Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1421 by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

H.R. 1560 (Reyes), To amend the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama and Coushatta Indian Tribes of Texas Restoration Act to allow the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe to determine blood quantum requirement for membership in that tribe.

The Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1560 by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

H.R. 2011 (Lamborn), To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct an assessment of the capability of the Nation to meet our current and future demands for the minerals critical to United States manufacturing competitiveness and economic and national security in a time of expanding resource nationalism, and for other purposes. “National Strategic and Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2011”

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2011 by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

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