US SB390 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 15 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-02-15 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Pending: Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Buffalo Tract Protection Act This bill withdraws specified Bureau of the Land Management (BLM) lands in Placitas, New Mexico, from all forms of mineral development under all laws pertaining to mineral leasing or mineral materials, including locatable minerals. Nothing in this bill prohibits the disposal of the surface estate of such BLM lands under the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 or the Recreation and Public Purposes Act. Any disposal of the surface estate of the BLM lands shall be subject to the condition that the mineral estate of those lands shall remain under the ownership of the BLM, subject to the withdrawal under this bill.

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Buffalo Tract Protection Act



2017-02-15SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Same As/Similar To

HB1085 (Same As) 2017-02-27 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.


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