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H.R. 3905: Minnesota’s Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 3905 would require Congressional approval for mineral withdrawal and monument designation in National Forest System lands in the Minnesota. The bill would also allow for the renewal of mineral leases in the area and would ensure that future leases remain valid and renewed, consistent with current law. Finally, the bill excludes the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness from these provisions and requires environmental review of any leases issued under the bill.

In January of 2017 the Obama Administration proposed a federal mineral withdrawal of National Forest System lands ...

Sponsor and status

Tom Emmer

Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 1, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

Oct 2, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Nov 30, 2017

This bill passed in the House on November 30, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

46% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Oct 2, 2017
 
Introduced

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Nov 7, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Nov 8, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 17, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Nov 21, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Nov 28, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Nov 30, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 3905 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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