S. 404: Green Mountain Lookout Heritage Protection Act

Introduced:
Feb 28, 2013 (113th Congress, 2013–2015)
Status:
Signed by the President
Prognosis
20% chance of being enacted
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 113-99.
Sponsor
Patty Murray
Senior Senator from Washington
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Apr 09, 2014
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
S. 3683 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 13, 2012

H.R. 908 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 31, 2013

 
Status

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 15, 2014.

Progress
Introduced Feb 28, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 28, 2013
Reported by Committee Dec 19, 2013
Passed Senate Apr 03, 2014
On House Schedule Apr 03, 2014
Passed House Apr 07, 2014
Signed by the President Apr 15, 2014
Prognosis

20% chance of being enacted.

Only about 23% of bills that made it past committee in 2011–2013 were enacted. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

A bill to preserve the Green Mountain Lookout in the Glacier Peak Wilderness of the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

Summary

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committees

Senate Energy and Natural Resources

Public Lands, Forests, and Mining

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Library of Congress Summary

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4/15/2014--Public Law.
Green Mountain Lookout Heritage Protection Act - Amends the Washington State Wilderness Act of 1984, with respect to certain lands in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie and Wenatchee National Forests in the state of Washington designated as part of the Glacier Peak Wilderness, to specifically allow the operation and maintenance of Green Mountain Lookout.
Prohibits the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), through the Forest Service, from moving the Lookout from its current location on Green Mountain in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest unless the Secretary determines that its move is necessary to preserve the Lookout or to ensure the safety of individuals on or around Green Mountain. Requires the Secretary, if such a determination is made, to move the Lookout to a location outside of the lands specified in this Act and designated as a wilderness area.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior to approve the Alaska Native Veteran Allotment application numbered AA-084021-B and to issue the applicant a patent for the 80 acres of federal land identified as Lot 2.
Limits the patent to surface rights only and subjects it to the terms and conditions of any certificate issued under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) with respect to the conveyance of certain federal lands in Alaska to certain Alaska Native veterans, including those providing that:
(1) the patent is subject to valid existing rights, including any U.S. right to income derived from a lease, license, permit, right-of-way, or easement on the federal land; and
(2) the United States shall reserve an interest in deposits of oil, gas, and coal on the land, including the right to explore, mine, and remove the minerals on parts of the land that are prospectively valuable for development.

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