Text: H.R.5665 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5665

To prohibit the withdrawal of certain public lands and National Forest System lands in Arizona from location and entry under the Mining Law of 1872, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 1, 2010

Mr. Franks of Arizona (for himself, Mr. Campbell, Mr. Lucas, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Shadegg, Mr. Gingrey of Georgia, Mr. Pitts, Mrs. Schmidt, Mr. Fleming, Mr. Latta, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mr. Tiahrt, Mrs. Bachmann, Mr. Daniel E. Lungren of California, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Akin, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Posey, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Boren, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mr. Schock, Mr. Flake, Mrs. Lummis, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Herger, Mr. Hastings of Washington, Mr. Chaffetz, and Mr. Simpson) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To prohibit the withdrawal of certain public lands and National Forest System lands in Arizona from location and entry under the Mining Law of 1872, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. Prohibition on withdrawal of certain public lands and National Forest System lands in Arizona.

The Secretary of the Interior may not withdraw public lands or National Forest System lands from location and entry under the Mining Law of 1872 (30 U.S.C. 22 et seq.) pursuant to the notice published by the Secretary on July 21, 2009 (74 Fed. Reg. 35887). The lands described in that notice shall not be segregated from location and entry under the 1872 Mining Law as described in such notice, and such notice shall have no other force or effect.