S.3772 - White Pine County Conservation, Recreation, and Development Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Ensign, John [R-NV] (Introduced 08/01/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||11/16/2006 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 109-792. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||Provisions similar to S. 3772 were enacted in Division C, Title III of H.R. 6111, which became Public Law 109-432 on 12/20/2006.|
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Summary: S.3772 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/01/2006)
White Pine County Conservation, Recreation, and Development Act of 2006 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) to conduct sales of certain Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land in White Pine County, Nevada.
Pam White Wilderness Act of 2006 - Designates certain federal land in Nevada as wilderness components of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
Transfers administrative jurisdiction over: (1) certain land from BLM to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for inclusion in Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge; and (2) specified National Forest Service (Department of Agriculture) land to BLM (Department of the Interior).
Directs the Secretary to convey: (1) specified land to the state of Nevada if the state and the county concerned enter into an agreement supporting such conveyance; and (2) certain land to White Pine County, Nevada, to be used for the expansion of White Pine County airport and White Pine County Industrial Park.
Directs the Secretary to study and designate the preferred route for the Silver State Off-Highway Vehicle Trail.
Transfers certain land to the Ely Shoshone Indian Tribe.
Directs such Secretaries of Agriculture and of the Interior to carry out the Eastern Nevada Landscape Restoration Project to: (1) implement the Great Basin Restoration Initiative; and (2) restore native rangelands and woodland in White Pine and Lincoln Counties in Nevada.
Makes conforming amendments to the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act of 1998.
Great Basin National Heritage Route Act - Establishes the Great Basin National Heritage Route to provide public access to certain resources in White Pine County, Nevada, Millard County, Utah, and the Duckwater Shoshone Reservation in Nevada.