S. 901 (112th): Making Public Lands Public Access Act

Introduced:
May 05, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 1997 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 25, 2011

Sponsor
Jon Tester
Senator from Montana
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 05, 2011
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1997 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 25, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 05, 2011
Referred to Committee May 05, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to amend the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to ensure that amounts are made available for projects to provide recreational public access, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committees

Senate Energy and Natural Resources

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5/5/2011--Introduced.
Making Public Lands Public Access Act - Amends the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to ensure, from amounts requested for the Land and Water Conservation Fund per fiscal year, that not less than the greater of 1.5% of the requested amounts or $10 million be made available for certain projects identified on an annual priority list to be developed pursuant to this Act.
Requires projects identified on such a list to secure, through rights-of-way or the acquisition of lands or interests from willing sellers, recreational public access to existing federal public lands that have significantly restricted access to hunting, fishing, and other recreational purposes.

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