S.447 - Black Hills Cemetery Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Thune, John [R-SD] (Introduced 03/05/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 113-63|
|Latest Action:||06/27/2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 117.|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.291, which became Public Law 113-131 on 7/25/2014.|
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Summary: S.447 — 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 has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
Black Hills Cemetery Act - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to convey, to the local communities in South Dakota that are currently managing specified community cemeteries, all interest of the United States in: (1) the parcels of National Forest System land that contain the cemeteries, and (2) up to an additional two acres adjoining each cemetery to ensure that such conveyances include unmarked gravesites and allow for the expansion of those cemeteries.
Subjects each such conveyance to the conditions that: (1) the recipient accept the conveyed real property as is, (2) the conveyed lands to continue to be used in the same manner and for the same purposes as they were immediately before conveyance, and (3) the recipients bear the cost of the survey for their particular parcels.