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Introduced in Senate (01/04/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 22


To amend title 54, United States Code, to prohibit the further extension or establishment of national monuments in the State of Nevada except by express authorization of Congress.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 4, 2017

Mr. Heller introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To amend title 54, United States Code, to prohibit the further extension or establishment of national monuments in the State of Nevada except by express authorization of Congress.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Nevada Land Sovereignty Act”.

SEC. 2. Limitation on further extension or establishment of national monuments in the State of Nevada.

Section 320301(d) of title 54, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in the subsection heading, by inserting “or Nevada” after “Wyoming”; and

(2) by inserting “or Nevada” after “Wyoming”.