US SB32 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 5 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-12-06 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 725.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

California Desert Protection and Recreation Act of 2018 This bill amends the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 to, among other things: establish or designate wilderness areas, a special management area, off-highway vehicle recreation areas, and a national scenic area; release specified wilderness study areas; adjust national park and preserve boundaries; and specify land withdrawals and conveyances.Specified federal land shall be taken into trust for the Lone Pine Paiute-Shoshone Tribe. Lands and interests in land, including improvements, outside the boundary of Joshua Tree National Park in California may be acquired for the purpose of operating a visitor center.The bill makes amendments to the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 regarding the California State School lands.The bill amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate specified segments of rivers and creeks as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.The bill establishes the Renewable Energy Resource Conservation Fund for use in regions impacted by the development of wind or solar energy.

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Title

California Desert Protection and Recreation Act of 2018

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-12-06SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 725.
2018-12-06SenateCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Murkowski with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 115-421.
2018-10-02SenateCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
2017-07-26SenateCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
2017-01-05SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S114-115)

Same As/Similar To

HB857 (Related) 2018-12-05 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 722.

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