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H.R. 1400 (112th): To validate final patent number 27-2005-0081, and for other purposes.

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 6, 2011 (Introduced).



1st Session

H. R. 1400


April 6, 2011

(for himself, Ms. Berkley, and Mr. Heck) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


To validate final patent number 27–2005–0081, and for other purposes.


Final patent and land reconfiguration in Clark County and Lincoln County, Nevada

Patent No. 27–2005–0081 and its associated land reconfiguration issued by the Bureau of Land Management on February 18, 2005, is hereby affirmed and validated as having been issued pursuant to and in compliance with the provisions of the Nevada-Florida Land Exchange Authorization Act of 1988 (Public Law 100–275), the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, and the Federal Land Policy Management Act of 1976 for the benefit of the desert tortoise and other species and their habitat to increase the likelihood of their recovery. The process utilized by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Bureau of Land Management in reconfiguring the lands as shown on Exhibit 1–4 of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Planned Development Project MSHCP, Lincoln County, NV (FWS–R8–ES–2008–N0136) and the reconfiguration provided for in Special Condition 10 of Army Corps of Engineers Permit No. 200125042 are hereby ratified.