Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 2954 - The Public Access and Lands Improvement Act

Summaries Derived from Information Provided by Sponsors

Listed in Alphabetical Order

Feb 4, 2014 2:01 PM

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Castor (FL)


Delays flood insurance premium changes until completion of affordability study.

DelBene (WA)


Strikes all but Title VI, the Green Mountain Lookout Heritage Protection Act.

Grijalva (AZ)


Strikes the restriction on federal land acquisition.

Labrador (ID)


Requires the non-prevailing, not directly affected party in a challenge to the Secretary’s final grazing decision to pay the directly affected prevailing party incurred fees and expenses, and clarifies the definition of a directly affected party.

Lummis (WY), Labrador (ID)


REVISED Conforms with Senate changes to FLPMA, allows the Secretary to consolidate environmental reviews, clarifies the definition of current grazing management, and ensures a timely response for temporary trailing and crossing applications.

Marino (PA)


Opens up certain federal lands for new oil and natural gas pipelines and streamlines the procedures to update pipelines already within certain federal lands.

McClintock (CA)


REVISED Amends Title IX of the bill to allow the Forest Service added flexibility to implement a salvage logging plan on lands affected by the Rim Fire while protecting sensitive areas and maximizing revenue to fund reforestation.

Smith, Jason (MO)


Preserves current motorized vessel management in the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, a National Park in Southeast Missouri.

Stewart (UT)


REVISED Allow State Governors to enter into MOU's with the Secretary of the Interior to keep federal facilities open with state funds and manpower during future federal government shutdowns. Entities such as national parks and other federally operated tourist destinations, mining operations, roads on federal lands, keeping timber and grazing operations open and running.

Young, Don (AK)


WITHDRAWN Would remove land associated with an Alaska Native Veterans Allotment from a Wilderness area, thereby allowing re-conveyance of the property to the Alaska Native Veteran.

Young, Don (AK)


Would approve an Alaska Native Veterans land allotment application and convey the land associated with the application.