IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
February 14, 2022
Mr. Braun introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
To require the collection of certain data relating to Bureau of Land Management land acquisitions, and for other purposes.
Bureau of Land Management land acquisition data
The Secretary of the Interior (acting through the Director of the Bureau of Land Management) shall—
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—
the method used for the acquisition; and
the type of interest acquired;
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
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.