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H.R. 1557 - Soledad Canyon Consistency Act

Introduced: 2017-03-16
Bill Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
 

Soledad Canyon Consistency Act

This bill withdraws 640.16 acres of the Soledad Canyon Sand & Gravel Mining Project Site (California) from:

  • entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws;
  • location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and
  • operation of the mineral leasing, mineral materials, and geothermal leasing laws.

Full Text


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1557


    To withdraw certain lands in Los Angeles County, California, from entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 16, 2017

    Mr. Knight (for himself, Ms. Judy Chu of California, Mr. Schiff, and Mr. Sherman) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

    To withdraw certain lands in Los Angeles County, California, from entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Soledad Canyon Consistency Act”.

SEC. 2. Withdrawal of certain lands in Los Angeles County, California.

(a) Withdrawal from mineral entry.—Subject to valid existing rights, if any, the lands described in subsection (b) are withdrawn from—

(1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws;

(2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and

(3) operation of the mineral leasing, mineral materials, and geothermal leasing laws.

(b) Lands described.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—The lands referred to in subsection (a) consist of approximately 640.16 acres depicted as “Soledad Canyon Sand & Gravel Mining Project Site” on the Bureau of Land Management map entitled “Soledad Canyon Map A” and dated January 21, 2016.

(2) EFFECT.—The map referred to in paragraph (1) shall have the same force and effect as if included in this Act, except that the Secretary of the Interior may correct minor errors in the map.

(3) AVAILABILITY.—The Secretary shall make the map referred to in paragraph (1) available in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land Management.


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