S.27 - Hill Creek Cultural Preservation and Energy Development Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT] (Introduced 01/22/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 113-49|
|Latest Action:||06/27/2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 103.|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.356, which became Public Law 113-133 on 7/25/2014.|
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Summary: S.27 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate without amendment (06/27/2013)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Hill Creek Cultural Preservation and Energy Development Act - Authorizes Utah to relinquish for the benefit of the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation certain of its school trust or subsurface mineral lands south of the border between Grand County and Uintah County, Utah, in exchange for certain federal subsurface mineral lands north of that border.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior to reserve an overriding interest in that portion of the mineral estate composed of minerals subject to leasing under the Mineral Leasing Act in the mineral lands conveyed to Utah. Delineates the extent of that interest.
Requires Utah to reserve, for the benefit of its school trust, an overriding interest in that portion of the mineral estate composed of minerals subject to leasing under the Mineral Leasing Act in the mineral lands it relinquished to the federal government. Delineates the extent of that interest.