Markup on H.R. 555, H.R. 586, H.R. 638, H.R. 1394, H.R. 1410, H.R. 1459, H.R. 1513, H.R. 1965, H.R. 2197, H.R. 2337, H.R. 2640, S. 130, S. 157, S. 304, and S. 459
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 10:00 AM
Full Committee
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Full Committee Markup on:

  • H.R. 555 (Johnson of OH), To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct onshore oil and gas lease sales through Internet-based live lease sales, and for other purposes. “BLM Live Internet Auctions Act”
  • H.R. 586 (Young of AK), To provide for certain improvements to the Denali National Park and Preserve in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes. “Denali National Park Improvement Act”
  • H.R. 638 (Fleming), To amend the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 to require that any new national wildlife refuge may not be established except as expressly authorized by statute. “National Wildlife Refuge Review Act of 2013”
  • H.R. 1394 (Tipton), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish goals for an all-of-the-above energy production plan strategy on a 4-year basis on all onshore Federal lands managed by the Department of the Interior and the Forest Service. “Planning for American Energy Act of 2013”
  • H.R. 1410 (Franks), To prohibit gaming activities on certain Indian lands in Arizona until the expiration of certain gaming compacts. “Keep the Promise Act 2013”
  • H.R. 1459 (Bishop of UT), To ensure that the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 applies to the declaration of national monuments, and for other purposes. “Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act”
  • H.R. 1513 (Perry), To revise the boundaries of the Gettysburg National Military Park to include the Gettysburg Train Station and certain land along Plum Run in Cumberland Township, to limit the means by which property within such revised boundaries may be acquired, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 1965 (Lamborn), To streamline and ensure onshore energy permitting, provide for onshore leasing certainty, and give certainty to oil shale development for American energy security, economic development, and job creation, and for other purposes. “Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act”
  • H.R. 2197 (Pingree), To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the York River and associated tributaries for study for potential inclusion in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. “York River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2013”
  • H.R. 2337 (Polis), To provide for the conveyance of the Forest Service Lake Hill Administrative Site in Summit County, Colorado. “Lake Hill Administrative Site Affordable Housing Act”
  • H.R. 2640 (Walden), To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to adjust the Crooked River boundary, to provide water certainty for the City of Prineville, Oregon, and for other purposes. “Central Oregon Jobs and Water Security Act”
  • S. 130 (Enzi), A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land to the Powell Recreation District in the State of Wyoming. “Powell Shooting Range Land Conveyance Act”
  • S. 157 (Murkowski), A bill to provide for certain improvements to the Denali National Park and Preserve in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes. “Denali National Park Improvement Act”
  • S. 304 (Cochran), A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey to the State of Mississippi 2 parcels of surplus land within the boundary of the Natchez Trace Parkway, and for other purposes. “Natchez Trace Parkway Land Conveyance Act of 2013”
  • S. 459 (Johnson of SD), A bill to modify the boundary of the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site in the State of South Dakota, and for other purposes. “Minuteman Missile National Historic Site Boundary Modification Act”

Committee Action:

The Committee on Natural Resources met in open session on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, to consider the following bills:

H.R. 555 (Johnson of OH), To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct onshore oil and gas lease sales through Internet-based live lease sales, and for other purposes. "BLM Live Internet Auctions Act"

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 555 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

H.R. 586 (Young of AK), To provide for certain improvements to the Denali National Park and Preserve in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes. "Denali National Park Improvement Act"

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 586 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

H.R. 638 (Fleming), To amend the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 to require that any new national wildlife refuge may not be established except as expressly authorized by statute. "National Wildlife Refuge Review Act of 2013"

The Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 638 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives by a roll call vote of 22 yeas and 12 nays.

H.R. 1394 (Tipton), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish goals for an all-of-the-above energy production plan strategy on a 4-year basis on all onshore Federal lands managed by the Department of the Interior and the Forest Service. "Planning for American Energy Act of 2013"

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1394 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, by a roll call vote of 27 yeas and 14 nays.

H.R. 1410 (Franks), To prohibit gaming activities on certain Indian lands in Arizona until the expiration of certain gaming compacts. "Keep the Promise Act of 2013"

The Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1410 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives by a roll call vote of 35 yeas, 5 nays and 1 present.

H.R. 1459 (Bishop of UT), To ensure that the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 applies to the declaration of national monuments, and for other purposes. "Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act"

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1459 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives by a roll call vote of 26 yeas and 14 nays.

H.R. 1513 (Perry), To revise the boundaries of the Gettysburg National Military Park to include the Gettysburg Train Station and certain land along Plum Run in Cumberland Township, to limit the means by which property within such revised boundaries may be acquired, and for other purposes.

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1513 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

H.R. 1965 (Lamborn), To streamline and ensure onshore energy permitting, provide for onshore leasing certainty, and give certainty to oil shale development for American energy security, economic development, and job creation, and for other purposes. "Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act"

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1965 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a vote of 27 yeas and 14 nays.

H.R. 2197 (Pingree), To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the York River and associated tributaries for study for potential inclusion in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. "York River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2013"

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2197 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

H.R. 2337 (Polis), To provide for the conveyance of the Forest Service Lake Hill Administrative Site in Summit County, Colorado. "Lake Hill Administrative Site Affordable Housing Act"

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2337 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

H.R. 2640 (Walden), To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to adjust the Crooked River boundary, to provide water certainty for the City of Prineville, Oregon, and for other purposes. "Central Oregon Jobs and Water Security Act"

The Subcommittees on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation, and Water and Power were discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2640 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives by voice vote.

S. 130 (Enzi), A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land to the Powell Recreation District in the State of Wyoming. "Powell Shooting Range Land Conveyance Act"

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of S. 130 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

S. 157 (Murkowski), A bill to provide for certain improvements to the Denali National Park and Preserve in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes. "Denali National Park Improvement Act"

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of S. 157 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

S. 304 (Cochran), A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey to the State of Mississippi 2 parcels of surplus land within the boundary of the Natchez Trace Parkway, and for other purposes. "Natchez Trace Parkway Land Conveyance Act of 2013"

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of S. 304 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

S. 459 (Johnson of SD), A bill to modify the boundary of the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site in the State of South Dakota, and for other purposes. "Minuteman Missile National Historic Site Boundary Modification Act"

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of S. 459 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

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