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

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 12, 2017 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 218

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2582

[Report No. 115–305]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 22, 2017

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

September 12, 2017

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 May 22, 2017


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

Subject to valid existing rights, 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) as generally depicted on the map entitled Proposed Utah County Quantity Grants and dated June 27, 2017, to further the purposes of the State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration, 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).

(c)

Effect on limitation

Nothing in this Act affects the limitation established under section 2815(d) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000 (Public Law 106–65).

September 12, 2017

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