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S. 217 (115th): A bill to amend the Denali National Park Improvement Act to clarify certain provisions relating to the natural gas pipeline authorized in the Denali National Park and Preserve.

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 14, 2017 (Reported by Senate Committee).


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Calendar No. 146

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 217

[Report No. 115–109]

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 24, 2017

(for herself and Mr. Sullivan) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

June 14, 2017

Reported by , without amendment

A BILL

To amend the Denali National Park Improvement Act to clarify certain provisions relating to the natural gas pipeline authorized in the Denali National Park and Preserve.

1.

Denali National Park and Preserve natural gas pipeline

(a)

Permit

Section 3(b)(1) of the Denali National Park Improvement Act (Public Law 113–33; 127 Stat. 516) is amended by striking within, along, or near the approximately 7-mile segment of the George Parks Highway that runs through the Park.

(b)

Terms and conditions

Section 3(c)(1) of the Denali National Park Improvement Act (Public Law 113–33; 127 Stat. 516) is amended—

(1)

in subparagraph (A), by inserting and after the semicolon;

(2)

by striking subparagraph (B); and

(3)

by redesignating subparagraph (C) as subparagraph (B).

(c)

Applicable law

Section 3 of the Denali National Park Improvement Act (Public Law 113–33; 127 Stat. 515) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(d)

Applicable law

A high pressure gas transmission pipeline (including appurtenances) in a nonwilderness area within the boundary of the Park, shall not be subject to title XI of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (16 U.S.C. 3161 et seq.).

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June 14, 2017

Reported without amendment