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H.R. 3881 (114th): Cooperative Management of Mineral Rights Act of 2016

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 6, 2016 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 550

114th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3881

[Report No. 114–711]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 3, 2015

(for himself and Mr. LaMalfa) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

September 6, 2016

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic

For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on November 3, 2015


A BILL

To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to repeal provisions relating only to the Allegheny National Forest.


1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Cooperative Management of Mineral Rights Act of 2016.

2.

Repeal of provisions regarding the Allegheny National Forest

(a)

Repeal

Subsection (o) of section 17 of the Mineral Leasing Act (30 U.S.C. 226) and 2508 of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (Public Law 102–486; 106 Stat. 3108) are repealed.

(b)

Notice requirement not affected

Nothing in this Act shall be construed or interpreted to (1) limit, modify, or otherwise affect the existing requirement to provide in writing 60-day advance notice of specific activities in accordance with the order dated December 16, 1980 in the case United States of America v. Minard Run Oil Company, 1980 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9570 (W.D. Pa., Dec. 16, 1980); or (2) limit existing authority of the Forest Service under 16 U.S.C. 551.

September 6, 2016

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed