Summary: H.R.2657 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House without amendment (04/10/2014)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Disposal of Excess Federal Lands Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to offer for disposal by competitive sale certain federal lands in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming, previously identified as suitable for disposal in the report submitted to Congress on May 27, 1997, pursuant to the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996.

Requires the Secretary to offer such lands for at least fair market value as determined by an independent appraiser.

Requires the net proceeds from the sale to be deposited directly into the Treasury for reduction of the public debt.

Requires the Secretary to submit to Congress: (1) a list of any identified federal lands that have not been sold and the reasons why they were not sold; and (2) an update of a specified report, including a current inventory of the federal lands under the Secretary's administrative jurisdiction that are suitable for disposal.