H.R. 3008: To provide for the conveyance of a small parcel of National Forest System land in Los Padres National Forest in California, and for other purposes.

Aug 02, 2013
Passed House
20% chance of being enacted
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Lois Capps
Representative for California's 24th congressional district
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Jan 28, 2014
5 pages

This bill passed in the House on January 27, 2014 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Introduced Aug 02, 2013
Referred to Committee Aug 02, 2013
Reported by Committee Nov 14, 2013
Passed House Jan 27, 2014
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...

20% chance of being enacted.

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jan 27, 2014 7:04 p.m.
Passed 367/27


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Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

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1/27/2014--Passed House amended.
Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), if the White Lotus Foundation in Santa Barbara, California, offers to convey to the Secretary a parcel of non-federal land that is acceptable to the Secretary and the Secretary accepts the offer, to convey approximately five acres of certain identified National Forest System land in Santa Barbara County to the Foundation.
Subjects the land exchange to provisions under the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 related to exchanges of public lands and interests therein within the National Forest System.
Expresses the intent of Congress that the land exchange be completed within two years of enactment of this Act. Allows the Secretary to offer to sell to the White Lotus Foundation the federal land for fair market value if such exchange is not completed by such time.
Makes the land exchange and any such sale subject to specified additional terms and conditions, including to valid existing rights and the White Lotus Foundation paying the reasonable costs of surveys, appraisals, and other administrative costs associated with the exchange or sale.
Requires land conveyed by exchange or sale under this Act to be appraised by an independent appraiser selected by the Secretary and such an appraisal to be conducted in accordance with nationally recognized appraisal standards.

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