Category Archives: Public Land

S.1438 – Gateway Arch National Park Designation Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 9, 2018 S.1438 – Gateway Arch National Park Designation Act Brief – S 1438 redesignates the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in the State of Missouri as the “Gateway Arch National Park. The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial was established under the Act of May 17, 1954  (Full text of S. 1438 […]

H.R.2888 – Ste. Genevieve National Historical Park Establishment Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 9, 2018 H.R.2888 – Ste. Genevieve National Historical Park Establishment Act Brief – H.R. 2888 establishes the Ste. Genevieve National Historic Site in the State of Missouri. The bill authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to acquire 13 acres located within the boundary of the Historical Park or any nationally […]

H.R.219 – Swan Lake Hydroelectric Project Boundary Correction Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 9, 2018 H.R.219 – Swan Lake Hydroelectric Project Boundary Correction Act Brief – H.R. 219 directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a survey of a 26-acre parcel of land within the boundary of the Swan Lake Hydroelectric Project in Alaska. The bill requires the federal government to convey […]

S.117 – Alex Diekmann Peak Designation Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending January 19, 2018 S.117 – Alex Diekmann Peak Designation Act of 2017 Brief – S 117 designates a mountain peak in the State of Montana as “Alex Diekmann Peak.’ After the renowned conservationist. Alex Diekmann was a renowned conservationist who lived in Bozeman, Montana. Mr. Diekmann dedicated his professional life to […]

H.R.2897 – To authorize the Mayor of the District of Columbia and the Director of the National Park Service to enter into cooperative management agreements for the operation, maintenance, and management of units of the National Park System in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending January 19, 2018 H.R.2897 – To authorize the Mayor of the District of Columbia and the Director of the National Park Service to enter into cooperative management agreements for the operation, maintenance, and management of units of the National Park System in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. Brief […]

H.R.1107 – Pershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending January 19, 2018 H.R.1107 – Pershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act Brief – HR 1107 would establish a process to sell or exchange up to 400,000 acres of federal land administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Pershing County, Nevada, and also would designate 136,000 acres of other […]

H.R.3905 – Minnesota’s Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending December 1, 2017 H.R.3905 – Minnesota’s Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act Brief – H.R. 3905 congressional approval of any mineral withdrawal or monument designation involving the National Forest System lands in the State of Minnesota, to provide for the renewal of certain mineral leases in such lands. Minerals […]

H.R.3115 – Superior National Forest Land Exchange Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending December 1, 2017 H.R.3115 – Superior National Forest Land Exchange Act of 2017 Brief – HR 3115 provides for a land exchange involving Federal land in the Superior National Forest in Minnesota acquired by the Secretary of Agriculture through the Weeks Law. It is the purpose of this Act to further […]

H.R.2768 – Fowler and Boskoff Peaks Designation Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending December 1, 2017 H.R.2768 – Fowler and Boskoff Peaks Designation Act Brief – Under HR 2768 two mountain peaks in the Uncompahgre National Forest in Colorado to Fowler Peaks and Boskoff Peak. Charlie Fowler and Christine Boskoff were long-time residents of San Miguel County, Colorado, and champions for Colorado’s pristine backcountry; […]

H.R.2615 – Gulf Islands National Seashore Land Exchange Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending December 1, 2017 H.R.2615 – Gulf Islands National Seashore Land Exchange Act of 2017 Brief – HR 2615 authorizes the National Park Service (NPS) to convey to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5699 all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to a parcel of real property […]