H. R. 2068
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 21, 2013
Mrs. Lummis (for herself, Mr. DeFazio, and Mr. Amodei) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources
To reauthorize the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Federal Land Transaction Facilitation
Act Reauthorization of 2013
Federal land transaction facilitation act
The Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act is amended—
in subsection (a),
section 206 and all that follows through the period
and inserting the following:
- “section 206—
to complete appraisals and satisfy other legal requirements for the sale or exchange of public land identified for disposal under approved land use plans under section 202 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1712);
not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act Reauthorization of 2013, to establish and make available to the public, on the website of the Department of the Interior, a database containing a comprehensive list of all the land referred to in paragraph (1); and
to maintain the database referred to in paragraph (2).
in subsection (d),
11 and inserting
Any funds made available under subparagraph (D) that are not obligated or expended by the end of the fourth full fiscal year after the date of the sale or exchange of land that generated the funds may be expended in any State.
by inserting after subparagraph (A) the following:
the extent to which the acquisition of the land or interest therein will increase the public availability of resources for, and facilitate public access to, hunting, fishing, and other recreational activities;
by redesignating subparagraphs (B), (C), and (D) as subparagraphs (C), (D), and (E);
any remaining balance in the account shall be deposited in the Treasury and used for deficit reduction, except that in the case of a fiscal year for which there is no Federal budget deficit, such amounts shall be used to reduce the Federal debt (in such manner as the Secretary of the Treasury considers appropriate).
in paragraph (1)—
96–568 and inserting
; or and inserting a semicolon;
in paragraph (2)—
by striking the period at the end and inserting a semicolon; and
by adding at the end the following: