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S. 434: A bill to provide for a report on the maintenance of Federal land holdings under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior.


The text of the bill below is as of Dec 17, 2019 (Reported by Senate Committee).


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Calendar No. 349

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 434

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 11, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Hoeven, and Ms. McSally) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

December 17, 2019

Reported by , with an amendment and an amendment to the title

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic

A BILL

To provide for a report on the maintenance of Federal land holdings under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior.

1.

Report on maintaining Federal land holdings under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior

Not later than 120 days after the date on which the President submits to Congress the budget of the United States for fiscal year 2020, the Secretary of the Interior shall submit to Congress a report that describes—

(1)

all Federal land holdings under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior; and

(2)

the total cost of maintaining the Federal land holdings described under paragraph (1) for each of fiscal years 2017 through 2019, including an accounting of holdings and expenditures by each Federal agency with respect to the land holdings.

1.

Bureau of Land Management land acquisition data

The Secretary of the Interior (acting through the Director of the Bureau of Land Management) shall—

(1)

collect centralized data on land acquired for administration by the Bureau of Land Management using amounts from the Land and Water Conservation Fund established under section 200302 of title 54, United States Code, including data on—

(A)

the method used for the acquisition; and

(B)

the type of interest acquired;

(2)

not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, and annually thereafter, submit to Congress a report describing the information collected under paragraph (1); and

(3)

develop guidance to ensure that land acquisition data collected under paragraph (1) is entered correctly and properly coded in the data system of the Bureau of Land Management.

Amend the title so as to read: A bill to require the collection of certain data relating to Bureau of Land Management land acquisitions, and for other purposes..

December 17, 2019

Reported with an amendment and an amendment to the title