Markup on H.R. 163, H.R. 433, H.R. 2095, H.R. 2259, H.R. 2657, and H.R. 3492
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 10:00 AM
Full Committee
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Full Committee Markup on:

  • H.R. 163 (Benishek), To designate as wilderness certain land and inland water within the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in the State of Michigan, and for other purposes. "Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and Recreation Act"
  • H.R. 433 (Amodei), To designate the Pine Forest Range Wilderness area in Humboldt County, Nevada. "Pine Forest Range Recreation Enhancement Act of 2013"
  • H.R. 2095 (Bishop of UT), To prohibit an increase in the lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management until a centralized database of all lands identified as suitable for disposal by Resource Management Plans for lands under the administrative jurisdiction of the Bureau is easily accessible to the public on a website of the Bureau. "Land Disposal Transparency and Efficiency Act"
  • H.R. 2259 (Daines), To withdraw certain Federal land and interests in that land from location, entry, and patent under the mining laws and disposition under the mineral and geothermal leasing laws and to preserve existing uses. "North Fork Watershed Protection Act of 2013"
  • H.R. 2657 (Chaffetz), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to sell certain Federal lands in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming, previously identified as suitable for disposal, and for other purposes. "Disposal of Excess Federal Lands Act of 2013"
  • H.R. 3492 (Lummis), To provide for the use of hand-propelled vessels in Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and the National Elk Refuge, and for other purposes. "River Paddling Protection Act"

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Committee Action:

The Committee on Natural Resources met in open session on January 28, 2014, to consider the following bills:

H.R. 163 (Benishek), To designate as wilderness certain land and inland water within the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in the State of Michigan, and for other purposes. "Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and Recreation Act"

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 163 by unanimous consent.

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

H.R. 433 (Amodei), To designate the Pine Forest Range Wilderness area in Humboldt County, Nevada. "Pine Forest Range Recreation Enhancement Act of 2013"

Did not complete action.

H.R. 2095 (Bishop of Utah), To prohibit an increase in the lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management until a centralized database of all lands identified as suitable for disposal by Resource Management Plans for lands under the administrative jurisdiction of the Bureau is easily accessible to the public on a website of the Bureau. "Land Disposal Transparency and Efficiency Act"

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2095 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 24 yeas and 17 nays.

H.R. 2259 (Daines), To withdraw certain Federal land and interests in that land from location, entry, and patent under the mining laws and disposition under the mineral and geothermal leasing laws and to preserve existing uses. "North Fork Watershed Protection Act of 2013"

The Subcommittees on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation and Energy and Mineral Resources were discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2259 by unanimous consent.

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

H.R. 2657 (Chaffetz), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to sell certain Federal lands in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming, previously identified as suitable for disposal, and for other purposes. "Disposal of Excess Federal Lands Act of 2013"

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2657 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives by a roll call vote of 23 yeas and 19 nays.

H.R. 3492 (Lummis), To provide for the use of hand-propelled vessels in Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and the National Elk Refuge, and for other purposes. "River Paddling Protection Act"

The Subcommittees on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation and Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs were discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3492 by unanimous consent.

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

Committee Print 113-1, The Northern Nevada Land Conservation and Economic Development Act.

Adopted, as amended, by a roll call vote of 29 yeas and 14 nays.

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