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H.R. 2582 (115th): Confirming State Land Grants for Education Act

The text of the bill below is as of May 22, 2017 (Introduced).


I

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2582

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 22, 2017

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To authorize the State of Utah to select certain lands that are available for disposal under the Pony Express Resource Management Plan to be used for the support and benefit of State institutions, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Confirming State Land Grants for Education Act.

2.

Authorization

(a)

In general

The State of Utah may select any lands in T6S and T7S, R1W, Salt Lake Base and Meridian, that are owned by the United States, under the administrative jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management, and identified as available for disposal by land exchange in the Record of Decision for the Pony Express Resource Management Plan and Rangeland Program Summary for Utah County (January 1990), as amended by the Pony Express Plan Amendment (November 1997), in fulfillment of the land grants made in sections 6, 8, and 12 of the Act of July 16, 1894 (28 Stat. 107), without further land use planning action by the Bureau of Land Management.

(b)

Application

The criteria listed in Decision 3 of the Lands Program of the resource management plan described in subsection (a) shall not apply to any land selected under subsection (a).