Category Archives: Public Land

H.R.267 – Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 9, 2017 H.R.267 – Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act of 2017 Brief – “This bill redesignates the Martin Luther King, Junior, National Historic Site in the state of Georgia as the “Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park.” The bill replaces the current boundary map with a […]

S.496 – A bill to repeal the rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration entitled “Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform”.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 9, 2017 S.496 – A bill to repeal the rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration entitled “Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform”. Brief – SECTION 1. Repeal. The rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration entitled “Metropolitan […]

H.R.132 – Arbuckle Project Maintenance Complex and District Office Conveyance Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 9, 2017 H.R.132 – Arbuckle Project Maintenance Complex and District Office Conveyance Act of 2017 Brief – The bill authorizes the Secretary of Interior to convey land of the Arbuckle Project, Oklahoma, to the Arbuckle Master Conservancy District. All rights, title and interest of the US is to be conveyed. […]

H.R.648 – To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to amend the Definite Plan Report for the Seedskadee Project to enable the use of the active capacity of the Fontenelle Reservoir.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 9, 2017 H.R.648 – To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to amend the Definite Plan Report for the Seedskadee Project to enable the use of the active capacity of the Fontenelle Reservoir. Brief – Under the bill ‘The Secretary of the Interior, in cooperation with the State of Wyoming, […]

H.R.88 – Shiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 3, 2017 H.R.88 – Shiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act Brief – “This bill modifies the boundary of Shiloh National Military Park to include the Fallen Timbers Battlefield, the Russell House Battlefield, and the Davis Bridge Battlefield. The Department of the Interior may acquire […]

H.R.863 – To facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, and for other purposes.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 3, 2017 H.R.863 – To facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, and for other purposes. Brief – “This bill revises a condition for establishment of the Coltsville National Historical Park in Connecticut to require the state, the city, or the private property owner, as […]

H.R.699 – Mount Hood Cooper Spur Land Exchange Clarification Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 3, 2017 H.R.699 – Mount Hood Cooper Spur Land Exchange Clarification Act Brief – The bill’s stated purpose is “To amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to modify provisions relating to certain land exchanges in the Mt. Hood Wilderness in the State of Oregon.” After the final […]

H.R.428 – Red River Gradient Boundary Survey Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 16, 2017 H.R.428 – Red River Gradient Boundary Survey Act Brief – In general the bill ‘directs the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to commission a survey to identify the South Bank boundary line with respect to land along a specified 116-mile stretch of the Red River in Oklahoma and […]

H.J.Res.69 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to “Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska”.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 16, 2017 H.J.Res.69 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to “Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska”. Brief – Providing for congressional […]