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Grazing Improvement Act of 2012 (H.R. 4234)
June 7, 2012 Full Committee Markup

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 7, 2012 -

Reporting H.R. 4234 Out of Committee (Passed 27-15. View Roll Call Vote)
This bill would improve and streamline the process for renewing livestock grazing permits and extend the length of permits to give producers a stable economic environment.

Bishop Amendment #010 – Technical Amendment (Agreed to by Voice Vote.)
This amendment made technical, conforming, and a few substantive changes to the base bill, including several elements of compromise from input by the federal land management agencies allowing for more administrative flexibility.

Markey Amendment #121 – Establishment of Pilot Program (Failed 18-24. View Roll Call Vote)
This amendment would authorize the Administration to conduct a pilot program to collect an additional administrative fee (an additional 75% over the current fee level) from producers on public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management.

* For complete legislative action for the June 7, 2012 Full Committee Markup, click here.

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