H.R.1931 - American Land Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] (Introduced 04/22/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources; Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/19/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1931 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/22/2015)
American Land Act
Authorizes the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture, for each of FY2016-FY2021, to offer for competitive sale by auction to eligible entities 8% of the federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management and 8% of the National Forest System land. Includes as an "eligible entity": (1) a U.S. citizen, or (2) a corporation or partnership created or organized in or under the laws of the United States.
Requires the land to be sold to: (1) be configured to maximize marketability or achieve management objectives, and (2) include the mineral rights for not more than 50% of the total acreage if such inclusion is likely to maximize marketability.
Requires proceeds to be deposited into the Highway Trust Fund.