S.526 - Buffalo Tract Protection Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM] (Introduced 02/14/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/14/2019 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.526 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/14/2019)
Buffalo Tract Protection Act
This bill withdraws specified Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands in Placitas, New Mexico, from all forms of mineral development under all laws pertaining to mineral leasing or mineral materials, including locatable minerals.
Any disposal of the surface estate of the BLM lands shall be subject to the condition that the mineral estate of those lands shall remain under the ownership of the BLM, subject to the withdrawal under this bill.