Summary: S.2158 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/07/1986)

Withdraws and reserves for the Department of the Navy certain public lands within the Bravo-20 Bombing Range, Churchill County, Nevada, for use as a training and weapons testing area.

Requires the Secretary of the Interior to manage the nonmilitary uses of such lands. Requires the Secretary and the Secretary of the Navy to develop a land use plan and management program for such lands within five years. Terminates the withdrawal of such lands after 25 years. Requires the Secretary of the Navy to give the Secretary of the Interior at least three years' notice of any continuing need for such lands. Requires the Secretary of the Navy to decontaminate such land of hazardous materials, if necessary. Permits the Secretary of the Interior to refuse such lands if decontamination is not possible, requiring a review of such determination every five years.

Permits the Secretary of the Interior to revoke the withdrawal in the public interest, despite such lands' contamination.