February 29, 2012
Reporting H.R. 3452 Out of Committee (Passed 20-18. View Roll Call Vote)
This bill provides for the sale of approximately 30 acres of Federal land in Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest in Salt Lake County, Utah, to permit the establishment of a transportation system for skiers, called "SkiLink,” to connect two ski resorts in the Wasatch Mountains.
Bishop Amendment #056– Technical Amendment (Agreed to by Voice Vote.)
This amendment made a number of revisions to the “findings” section in response to input received on the bill since its introduction, corrects the map title, and ensures compliance with House Rules by dedicating any funds received by the Forest Service under this bill to the treasury for deficit reduction. The amendment also struck the reversionary language in response to the Forest Service’s testimony given during the legislative hearing on the bill.
Grijalva Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute (Failed 16-19. View Roll Call Vote)
This amendment would allow for conditional approval by the Forest Service for conveyance of the transportation link.
* For complete legislative action for the February 29, 2012 Full Committee Markup, click here.