Summary: H.R.3270 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/17/2017)

Historic Routes Preservation Act

This bill allows any state, county, political subdivision or agency of a state, company, or other person asserting the public acceptance of an open-ended grant or dedication of land by the United States for a right-of-way allowing public use and passage for the construction of highways over public lands to file a claim within the 25-year period beginning on the date of enactment of this bill if such claimant, before enactment of this bill: (1) filed a notice of an intent to file suit with respect to a claim asserting the public acceptance of such a right-of-way; or (2) filed suit with respect to such a claim under the Quiet Title Act.

The bill sets forth: (1) a procedure for conclusively verifying, proving, and establishing the acceptance of such rights-of-way; and (2) provisions governing judicial review of a denial of such a claim.

This bill and the procedures and process implemented under it are applicable to: (1) claims filed after this bill's enactment, and (2) claims filed before this bill's enactment for which a final determination has not been issued.