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S. 1942 (114th): Elkhorn Ranch and White River National Forest Conveyance Act of 2015

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Dec 16, 2015.


(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Elkhorn Ranch and White River National Forest Conveyance Act of 2015

(Sec. 2) All interest of the United States in 148 acres of identified land shall be conveyed by patent to the Gordman-Leverich Partnership (GLP), a Colorado Limited Liability Partnership.

The conveyance: (1) shall be subject to the valid existing rights of the lessee of federal oil and gas lease COC-75070 and any other valid existing rights, and (2) shall reserve to the United States the right to collect rent and royalty payments on such lease for its duration.

The conveyance must: (1) be completed within 180 days after enactment of this Act; and (2) be without consideration, except that all costs incurred by the Department of the Interior relating to any survey, platting, legal description, or other activities carried out to prepare and issue the patent shall be paid to Interior by GLP before conveyance of the land.