H.R. 1021: Land Acquisition to cut National Debt Act

Introduced:
Mar 06, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
0% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Steve Stivers
Representative for Ohio's 15th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Mar 06, 2013
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4193 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 08, 2012

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 6, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Mar 06, 2013
Referred to Committee Mar 06, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

9% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To provide that there shall be no net increase in the acres of certain Federal land under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, or the Forest Service unless the Federal budget is balanced for the year in which the land would be purchased.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Agriculture

Conservation, Energy, and Forestry

House Natural Resources

Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs

Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

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Library of Congress Summary

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3/6/2013--Introduced.
Land Acquisition to cut National Debt Act or LAND Act - Bars the Secretary of the Interior from using federal funding to purchase land resulting in a net increase of land acreage being under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service (NPS), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), or the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) unless the federal budget is balanced for the year in which such land would be purchased.
Makes such prohibition inapplicable to: (1) lands purchased with funding made available through the sale of Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamps, and (2) easements acquired by the Secretary of the Interior to facilitate the management of federal lands.
Bars the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) from using federal funding to purchase land resulting in a net increase of land acreage included in the National Forest System unless the federal budget is balanced for the year in which that land would be purchased. Makes such prohibition inapplicable to easements acquired by the USDA Secretary to facilitate the management of federal lands.

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