Markup on H.R. 255, H.R. 553, H.R. 623, H.R. 908, H.R. 930, H.R. 1168, H.R. 1170, H.R. 1526, H.R. 1684, H.R. 1818, H.R. 1963, H.R. 2388, H.R. 2463, H.R. 2650, and H.R. 2728
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 10:30 AM
Full Committee
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Full Committee Markup on:

  • H.R. 255 (Chaffetz), To amend certain definitions contained in the Provo River Project Transfer Act for purposes of clarifying certain property descriptions, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 553 (Issa), To designate the exclusive economic zone of the United States as the "Ronald Wilson Reagan Exclusive Economic Zone of the United States".
  • H.R. 623 (Young of AK), To provide for the conveyance of certain property located in Anchorage, Alaska, from the United States to the Alaska Native Tribal Health. "Consortium Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Land Transfer Act"
  • H.R. 908 (DelBene), To preserve the Green Mountain Lookout in the Glacier Peak Wilderness of the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. "Green Mountain Lookout Heritage Protection Act"
  • H.R. 930 (Schock), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the archeological site and surrounding land of the New Philadelphia town site in the State of Illinois, and for other purposes. "New Philadelphia, Illinois, Study Act"
  • H.R. 1168 (Amodei), To direct the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management, to convey to the City of Carlin, Nevada, in exchange for consideration, all right, title, and interest of the United States, to any Federal land within that city that is under the jurisdiction of that agency, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 1170 (Amodei), To direct the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management and the Bureau of Reclamation, to convey, by quitclaim deed, to the City of Fernley, Nevada, all right, title, and interest of the United States, to any Federal land within that city that is under the jurisdiction of either of those agencies.
  • H.R. 1526 (Hastings of WA), To restore employment and educational opportunities in, and improve the economic stability of, counties containing National Forest System land, while also reducing Forest Service management costs, by ensuring that such counties have a dependable source of revenue from National Forest System land, to provide a temporary extension of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000, and for other purposes. "Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act"
  • H.R. 1684 (Lummis), To convey certain property to the State of Wyoming to consolidate the historic Ranch A, and for other purposes. "Ranch A Consolidation and Management Improvement Act"
  • H.R. 1818 (Young of AK), To amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to allow importation of polar bear trophies taken in sport hunts in Canada before the date the polar bear was determined to be a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. "Polar Bear Conservation and Fairness Act of 2013"
  • H.R. 1963 (Daines), To amend the Water Conservation and Utilization Act to authorize the development of non-Federal hydropower and issuance of leases of power privileges at projects constructed pursuant to the authority of the Water Conservation and Utilization Act, and for other purposes. "Bureau of Reclamation Conduit Hydropower Development Equity and Jobs Act"
  • H.R. 2388 (McClintock), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to take certain Federal lands located in El Dorado County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 2463 (Hunter), To amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to facilitate the establishment of additional or expanded public target ranges in certain States. "Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act"
  • H.R. 2650 (Nolan), To allow the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in the State of Minnesota to lease or transfer certain land. "Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Non-Intercourse Act of 2013"
  • H.R. 2728 (Flores), To recognize States' authority to regulate oil and gas operations and promote American energy security, development, and job creation. "Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act"

Committee Action:

The Committee on Natural Resources met in open session on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, to consider the following bills:

H.R. 255 (Chaffetz), To amend certain definitions contained in the Provo River Project Transfer Act for purposes of clarifying certain property descriptions, and for other purposes.

The Subcommittee on Water and Power was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 255 by unanimous consent.

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

H.R. 553 (Issa), To designate the exclusive economic zone of the United States as the "Ronald Wilson Reagan Exclusive Economic Zone of the United States".

The Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 553 by unanimous consent.

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

H.R. 623 (Young of Alaska), To provide for the conveyance of certain property located in Anchorage, Alaska, from the United States to the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. "Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Land Transfer Act"

The Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 623 by unanimous consent.

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

H.R. 908 (DelBene), To preserve the Green Mountain Lookout in the Glacier Peak Wilderness of the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. "Green Mountain Lookout Heritage Protection Act"

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 908 by unanimous consent.

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

H.R. 930 (Schock), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the archeological site and surrounding land of the New Philadelphia town site in the State of Illinois, and for other purposes. "New Philadelphia, Illinois, Study Act"

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 930 by unanimous consent.

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

H.R. 1168 (Amodei), To direct the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management, to convey to the City of Carlin, Nevada, in exchange for consideration, all right, title, and interest of the United States, to any Federal land within that city that is under the jurisdiction of that agency, and for other purposes.

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1168 by unanimous consent.

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

H.R. 1170 (Amodei), To direct the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management and the Bureau of Reclamation, to convey, by quitclaim deed, to the City of Fernley, Nevada, all right, title, and interest of the United States, to any Federal land within that city that is under the jurisdiction of either of those agencies.

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1170 by unanimous consent.

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

H.R. 1526 (Hastings of Washington), To restore employment and educational opportunities in, and improve the economic stability of, counties containing National Forest System land, while also reducing Forest Service management costs, by ensuring that such counties have a dependable source of revenue from National Forest System land, to provide a temporary extension of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000, and for other purposes. "Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act"

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1526 by unanimous consent.

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

H.R. 1684 (Lummis), To convey certain property to the State of Wyoming to consolidate the historic Ranch A, and for other purposes (Ranch A Consolidation and Management Improvement Act).

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1684 by unanimous consent.

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

H.R. 1818 (Young of Alaska), To amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to allow importation of polar bear trophies taken in sport hunts in Canada before the date the polar bear was determined to be a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. "Polar Bear Conservation and Fairness Act of 2013"

The Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1818 by unanimous consent.

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

H.R. 1963 (Daines), To amend the Water Conservation and Utilization Act to authorize the development of non-Federal hydropower and issuance of leases of power privileges at projects constructed pursuant to the authority of the Water Conservation and Utilization Act, and for other purposes. "Bureau of Reclamation Conduit Hydropower Development Equity and Jobs Act"

The Subcommittee on Water and Power was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1963 by unanimous consent.

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

H.R. 2388 (McClintock), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to take certain Federal lands located in El Dorado County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, and for other purposes.

The Subcommittees on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs and Public Lands and Environmental Regulation were discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2388 by unanimous consent.

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

H.R. 2463 (Hunter), To amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to facilitate the establishment of additional or expanded public target ranges in certain States. "Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act"

The Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2463 by unanimous consent.

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

H.R. 2650 (Nolan), To allow the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in the State of Minnesota to lease or transfer certain land. "Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Non-Intercourse Act of 2013"

The Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2650 by unanimous consent.

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

H.R. 2728 (Flores), To recognize States' authority to regulate oil and gas operations and promote American energy security, development, and job creation. "Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act"

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2728 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported, as amended, to the House of Representatives by a roll call vote of 23 yeas and 15 nays.

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