Summary: H.R.2467 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2467. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/20/2015)

Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument Correction Act

Prohibits construing either the national monument designation or any management plan in furtherance of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument, New Mexico (designated on May 21, 2014) as:

  • preventing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from undertaking law enforcement and border security activities within the areas designated as the Monument, including the ability to use motorized vehicles within it;
  • limiting the 2006 Memorandum of Understanding among DHS, the Department of the Interior, and the Department of Agriculture regarding cooperative national security and counterterrorism efforts on federal land along U.S. borders;
  • preventing DHS from conducting low-level overflights over the Monument for law enforcement and border security purposes; or
  • preventing Interior from allowing within the Monument the installation and maintenance of communication or surveillance infrastructure necessary for law enforcement or border security activities.

Makes the route excluded from the Potrillo Mountains, identified as "Restricted--Administrative Access" on the map entitled "Potrillo Mountains Complex," dated December 10, 2013, available for administrative and law enforcement uses, including border security activities.