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Federal - S 131

Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Exchange Act of 2017

Introduced

January 12, 2017

Description

A bill to provide for the exchange of certain National Forest System land and non-Federal land in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes.

Our Position

Oppose

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 1

Latest Actions See More/Less

  • March 30, 2017 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

    March 30, 2017 — Committee Vote: En Bloc Amendments — Vote to Approve

    Approve, en bloc, the following joint staff amendments to:

    S 35, to require the secretary of Veterans Affairs to complete appropriate environment and cultural resource activities on the federal land that would enable the secretary to confirm that the land is suitable for cemetery purposes.

    S 55 and HR 46, to remove the requirement to identify potential authorities that may compel or allow the secretary to influence local land use decisions.

    S 117, to remove language describing the character of Alex Diekmann, the individual honored in the bill.

    S 167, to strike the findings section of the bill.

    S 189, to make technical changes.

    S 346, to strike the findings section and make technical changes.

    S 490, to make technical changes.

    S 491, to allow the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reinstate and extend licenses.

    S 644, to insert revised definitions of "secretary" and "study area."

    S 710, to remove the requirement of payment, under the Federal Power Act, prior to the execution of the project enacted by the bill.

    S 723, to clarify that the bill refers to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

    HR 88, to make technical changes.

    HR 538, to add definition of the use of "Map", insert language on areas to be Added to Shiloh National Military Park and make technical changes.

    HR 558, substitute amendment that would add a "Definitions" subsection.

    Approve, en bloc, the following joint staff amendments to:

    S 35, to require the secretary of Veterans Affairs to complete appropriate environment and cultural resource activities on the federal land that would enable the secretary to confirm that the land is suitable for cemetery purposes.

    S 55 and HR 46, to remove the requirement to identify potential authorities that may compel or allow the secretary to influence local land use decisions.

    S 117, to remove language describing the character of Alex Diekmann, the individual honored in the bill.

    S 167, to strike the findings section of the bill.

    S 189, to make technical changes.

    S 346, to strike the findings section and make technical changes.

    S 490, to make technical changes.

    S 491, to allow the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reinstate and extend licenses.

    S 644, to insert revised definitions of "secretary" and "study area."

    S 710, to remove the requirement of payment, under the Federal Power Act, prior to the execution of the project enacted by the bill.

    S 723, to clarify that the bill refers to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

    HR 88, to make technical changes.

    HR 538, to add definition of the use of "Map", insert language on areas to be Added to Shiloh National Military Park and make technical changes.

    HR 558, substitute amendment that would add a "Definitions" subsection.

    Adopted (en bloc) by voice vote.

    March 30, 2017 — Committee Vote: En Bloc Land and Energy Bills — Vote to Report
    Ordered reported favorably to the full Senate (en bloc, as amended) by voice vote.
  • Jan. 12, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 1

    Sullivan, (R-Alaska)
  • Jan. 12, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Energy and Natural Resources.Congressional Record p. S314