H.R. 2852 (112th): Action Plan for Public Lands and Education Act of 2011

Sep 07, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

S. 1524 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 08, 2011

Rob Bishop
Representative for Utah's 1st congressional district
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Sep 07, 2011
9 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3614 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 20, 2007

S. 1524 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 08, 2011


This bill was introduced on September 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Sep 07, 2011
Referred to Committee Sep 07, 2011
Full Title

To authorize Western States to make selections of public land within their borders in lieu of receiving 5 percent of the proceeds of the sale of public land lying within said States as provided by their respective enabling Acts.


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15 cosponsors (15R) (show)

House Natural Resources

Energy and Mineral Resources

Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

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Action Plan for Public Lands and Education Act of 2011 - Makes grants of land to the following states in lieu of receiving, for the support of the common schools, 5% of the proceeds of the sales of federally owned land within such states which have not been sold by the United States as of January 1, 2011: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
Makes the amount of land granted to each state 5% of the number of acres of federally owned land within that state as of January 1, 2011. Requires land selected to be held in trust to be sold or leased and the proceeds to be used only for the support of public education.

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