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H.R. 5133 - Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act Reauthorization of 2018

Sponsor: Rob Bishop (R)
Introduced: 2018-03-01
Bill Status: Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 478.
 
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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5133


    To reauthorize the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 1, 2018

    Mr. Bishop of Utah introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

    To reauthorize the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act, 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 “Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act Reauthorization of 2018”.

SEC. 2. Federal land transaction facilitation act.

The Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act is amended—

(1) in section 203(1) (43 U.S.C. 2302(1)), by striking “cultural, or” and inserting “cultural, recreational access and use, or other”;

(2) in section 203(2) (43 U.S.C. 2302(2))—

(A) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking “on the date of enactment of this Act was” and inserting “is”;

(B) by striking “area, or” and inserting “area,”;

(C) by inserting after “natural area,” the following: “priority species and habitats designated in a land use plan in accordance with subpart E (entitled ‘Fish and Wildlife’) of part I of Appendix C of Bureau of Land Management Land Use Planning Handbook H–1601–1 (Rel 1–1693), or a special recreation management area,”; and

(D) by amending subparagraph (D) to read as follows:

“(D) a National Forest or National Grassland in the National Forest System;”;

(3) in section 205 (43 U.S.C. 2304)—

(A) in subsection (a), by striking “section 206” and all that follows through the period and inserting the following: “section 206—

“(1) to complete appraisals and satisfy other legal requirements for the sale or exchange of public land identified for disposal under approved land use plans under section 202 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1712);

“(2) not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act Reauthorization of 2018, to establish and make available to the public, on the website of the Department of the Interior, a database containing a comprehensive list of all the land referred to in paragraph (1); and

“(3) to maintain the database referred to in paragraph (2).”; and

(B) by striking subsection (d);

(4) in section 206(c)(2) (43 U.S.C. 2305(c)(2)), by adding at the end the following:

“(E) Any funds made available under subparagraph (D) that are not obligated or expended by the end of the fourth full fiscal year after the date of the sale or exchange of land that generated the funds may be expended in any State.”;

(5) in section 206(c)(3) (43 U.S.C. 2305(c)(3))—

(A) by inserting after subparagraph (A) the following:

“(B) the extent to which the acquisition of the land or interest therein will increase the public availability of resources for, and facilitate public access to, hunting, fishing, and other recreational activities;”; and

(B) by redesignating subparagraphs (B), (C), and (D) as subparagraphs (C), (D), and (E);

(6) by striking section 206(f) (43 U.S.C. 2305(f)); and

(7) in section 207(b) (43 U.S.C. 2306(b))—

(A) in paragraph (1)—

(i) by striking “96–568” and inserting “96–586”; and

(ii) by striking “; or” and inserting a semicolon;

(B) in paragraph (2)—

(i) by inserting “Public Law 105–263;” before “112 Stat.”; and

(ii) by striking the period at the end and inserting a semicolon; and

(C) by adding at the end the following:

“(3) the White Pine County Conservation, Recreation, and Development Act of 2006 (Public Law 109–432; 120 Stat. 3028);

“(4) the Lincoln County Conservation, Recreation, and Development Act of 2004 (Public Law 108–424; 118 Stat. 2403);

“(5) subtitle F of title I of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note; Public Law 111–11);

“(6) subtitle O of title I of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (16 U.S.C. 460www note, 1132 note; Public Law 111–11);

“(7) section 2601 of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (Public Law 111–11; 123 Stat. 1108); or

“(8) section 2606 of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (Public Law 111–11; 123 Stat. 1121).”.


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