Text: H.R.1373 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Referred in Senate (10/31/2019)

1st Session
H. R. 1373


October 31, 2019

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


To protect, for current and future generations, the watershed, ecosystem, and cultural heritage of the Grand Canyon region in the State of Arizona, and for other purposes.

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 “Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act”.

SEC. 2. Withdrawal of Certain Federal land in the State of Arizona.

(a) Definition Of Map.—In this Act, the term “Map” means the map prepared by the Bureau of Land Management entitled “Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act” and dated July 11, 2019.

(b) Withdrawal.—Subject to valid existing rights, the approximately 1,006,545 acres of Federal land in the State of Arizona, generally depicted on the Map as “Federal Mineral Estate to be Withdrawn”, including any land or interest in land that is acquired by the United States after the date of the enactment of this Act, are hereby withdrawn from—

(1) all forms of entry, appropriation, and disposal under the public land laws;

(2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and

(3) operation of the mineral leasing, mineral materials, and geothermal leasing laws.

(c) Availability Of Map.—The Map shall be kept on file and made available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management.

Passed the House of Representatives October 30, 2019.

    Attest: cheryl l. johnson,   

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