Legislation

Official Short: Powell Shooting Range Land Conveyance Act

Long Title: To require the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land to the Powell Recreation District in the State of Wyoming.

Sponsors: Mr. Enzi and Mr. Barrasso

STATUS:

  • January 24, 2013.--Introduced.
  • March 14, 2013.--Full committee business meeting; ordered reported without amendment. (voice vote)
  • March 22, 2013.--Reported to the Senate without amendment. S. Rept. 113-18 
  • April 22, 2013.--Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar. [Calendar No. 49]
  • June 20, 2013.--Referred to House Committee on Natural Resources.
  • July 19, 2013.--House Subcommittee Hearing held.
  • July 24, 2013.--Hearing held by Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environment; Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held; ordered reported by unanimous consent.
  • September 10, 2013.--Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-190. Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 137.
  • September 10, 2013.--On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 408 - 1 (Roll no. 452).
  • September 18, 2013.--Approved. Public Law No: 113-32.

S.130

Powell Shooting Range Land Conveyance Act (Reported in Senate - RS)

S 130 RS

Calendar No. 49
113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 130
[Report No. 113-18]

To require the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land to the Powell Recreation District in the State of Wyoming.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
January 24 (legislative day, January 3), 2013

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

April 22, 2013

Reported by Mr. WYDEN, without amendment


A BILL

To require the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land to the Powell Recreation District in the State of Wyoming.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Powell Shooting Range Land Conveyance Act'.

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

    In this Act:
      (1) DISTRICT- The term `District' means the Powell Recreation District in the State of Wyoming.
      (2) MAP- The term `map' means the map entitled `Powell, Wyoming Land Conveyance Act' and dated May 12, 2011.

SEC. 3. CONVEYANCE OF LAND TO THE POWELL RECREATION DISTRICT.

    (a) In General- As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this Act, subject to valid existing rights, the Secretary shall convey to the District, without consideration, all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to the land described in subsection (b).
    (b) Description of Land- The land referred to in subsection (a) consists of approximately 322 acres of land managed by the Bureau of Land Management, Wind River District, Wyoming, as generally depicted on the map as `Powell Gun Club'.
    (c) Map and Legal Description-
      (1) IN GENERAL- As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall finalize the legal description of the parcel to be conveyed under this section.
      (2) MINOR ERRORS- The Secretary may correct any minor error in--
        (A) the map; or
        (B) the legal description.
      (3) AVAILABILITY- The map and legal description shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land Management.
    (d) Use of Conveyed Land- The land conveyed under this section shall be used only--
      (1) as a shooting range; or
      (2) for any other public purpose consistent with uses allowed under the Act of June 14, 1926 (commonly known as the `Recreation and Public Purposes Act') (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.).
    (e) Administrative Costs- The Secretary shall require the District to pay all survey costs and other administrative costs necessary for the preparation and completion of any patents for, and transfers of title to, the land described in subsection (b).
    (f) Reversion- If the land conveyed under this section ceases to be used for a public purpose in accordance with subsection (d), the land shall, at the discretion of the Secretary, revert to the United States.
    (g) Conditions- As a condition of the conveyance under subsection (a), the District shall agree in writing--
      (1) to pay any administrative costs associated with the conveyance including the costs of any environmental, wildlife, cultural, or historical resources studies; and
      (2) to release and indemnify the United States from any claims or liabilities that may arise from uses carried out on the land described in subsection (b) on or before the date of enactment of this Act by the United States or any person.

Calendar No. 49

113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 130
[Report No. 113-18]
A BILL

To require the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land to the Powell Recreation District in the State of Wyoming.


April 22, 2013
Reported without amendment