H.R. 1017 (113th): American Land Act


Mar 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ted Poe

Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district



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About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to sell certain Federal land, to direct that the proceeds of such sales be applied to reduce the Federal budget deficit, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/6/2013--Introduced.American Land Act - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), for FY2013-FY2017, to offer for competitive sale by auction 8% of the federal lands ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 6, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1017”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2588 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 19, 2011

H.R. 1931 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 22, 2015

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