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H.R. 6299 (115th): Nevada Lands Bill Technical Corrections Act of 2018

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 6299 makes several technical corrections/amendments to existing Nevada land sale/use laws. It allows the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to complete a land transfer in Storey County that resolves conflicting title claims. It provides for the implementation of a multi-species habitat conservation plan in Mesquite. It assists rangeland and woodland restoration projects by authorizing BLM to use a portion of the proceeds from Nevada land sales to conduct hazardous fuel reduction projects and wildfire planning in pinyon-juniper landscapes in Nevada. Finally, the bill adjusts several boundaries that reduce wilderness areas in White Pine and Nye Counties by approximately 50 acres. These changes will improve public access to the Big Canyon Trailhead main road and facilities, provide land to a Girl Scout camp, and release a small dam owned and …

Sponsor and status

Mark Amodei

Sponsor. Representative for Nevada's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2018
Length: 17 pages
Introduced
Jun 29, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 25, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

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What legislators are saying

House Unanimously Passes Amodei's Nevada Lands Bill Technical Corrections Act
    — Rep. Mark Amodei [R-NV2] (Sponsor) on Sep 25, 2018

The Week Ahead - scheduled votes, committee action and other important notes for the week of September 24, 2018
    — Rep. David Young [R-IA3, 2015-2018] on Sep 24, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 6299 will add $2 million in new spending through 2028.

History

Jun 29, 2018
 
Introduced

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Sep 5, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 25, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 25, 2018
 
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.

H.R. 6299 (115th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6299. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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