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

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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress]
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[H.R. 5665 Introduced in House (IH)]

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.


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                    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

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                                 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.
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