S.2991 - Methow Headwaters Protection Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] (Introduced 05/25/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/22/2016 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 114-509. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2991 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/25/2016)
Methow Headwaters Protection Act of 2016
This bill withdraws approximately 340,079 acres of federal land and interests in land located within the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest in the state of Washington from:
- entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws;
- location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and
- disposition under the mineral leasing and geothermal leasing laws.
Any land or interest in land within the Proposed Withdrawal area acquired by the United States shall, upon acquisition, be immediately withdrawn in accordance with this bill.