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Text of the Preserve Land Freedom For Americans Act

This bill was introduced on January 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jan 23, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 382

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 23, 2013

(for herself, Mr. Schweikert, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Gohmert, and Mr. Mulvaney) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To provide for State approval of national monuments, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Preserve Land Freedom For Americans Act .

2.

Designation of national monuments

The Act of June 8, 1906 (16 U.S.C. 431 et seq.) is amended—

(1)

in section 2 (16 U.S.C. 431), by striking Sec. 2. That the and inserting the following:

2.

Designation of national monuments

After obtaining approval from the Governor and the legislature of each State within the boundaries of which the proposed national monument would be located, the

; and

(2)

by adding at the end the following:

5.

Restrictions on public use

The Secretary of the Interior shall not implement any restrictions on the public use of a national monument until the expiration of an appropriate review period (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior) providing for public input and State approval under section 2.

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