H.R. 995: Organ Mountains National Monument Establishment Act

Introduced:
Mar 06, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Stevan “Steve” Pearce
Representative for New Mexico's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
Text
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Last Updated
Mar 06, 2013
Length
9 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4334 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 29, 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.
2% 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 establish a monument in Dona Ana County, New Mexico, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Natural Resources

Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

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Library of Congress Summary

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3/6/2013--Introduced.
Organ Mountains National Monument Establishment Act - Establishes the Organ Mountains monument in Dona Ana County, New Mexico, to comprise approximately 54,800 acres of public land in the county.
States that, the purposes of the monument are the conservation, protection, and enhancement of its cultural, traditional, archaeological, natural, ecological, geological, historical, wildlife, livestock, watershed, educational, recreational, and scenic resources for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), to manage the monument in a manner to conserve, protect, and enhance those resources.
Requires the Secretary to develop a management plan for the Organ Mountains monument.
Allows hunting and trapping in the monument.
Releases the Organ Mountains, Organ Needles, and Pena Blanca Wilderness Study Areas from further study for designation as wilderness and prohibits such Areas from any longer being subject to requirements under the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 regarding the status of their lands during the period of review and determination of such areas for preservation as wilderness.
Requires such monument to be administered as a component of the National Landscape Conservation System.

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