H.R. 696: Lyon County Economic Development and Conservation Act

Introduced:
Feb 14, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted
See Instead:

S. 159 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Jun 18, 2013

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Sponsor
Steven Horsford
Representative for Nevada's 4th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 14, 2013
Length
18 pages
Related Bills
S. 159 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 18, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 14, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Feb 14, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 14, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

11% chance of getting past committee.
4% 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 designate the Wovoka Wilderness and provide for certain land conveyances in Lyon County, Nevada, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committees

House Natural Resources

Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

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2/14/2013--Introduced.
Lyon County Economic Development and Conservation Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to convey to the city of Yerington, Nevada, identified federal land in Lyon and Mineral Counties.
Designates identified federal land in Nevada managed by the Forest Service, to be known as the Wovoka Wilderness, as wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

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