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Public Lands, Forests, and Mining SubcommitteeCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources
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- The house Passed October 2nd, 2017Passed by Voice Vote
National Parks, Forests, and Public LandsCommittee on Natural ResourcesIntroducedMay 22nd, 2017
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Confirming State Land Grants for Education Act
To authorize the State of Utah to select certain lands that are available for disposal under the Pony Express Resource Management Plan to be used for the support and benefit of State institutions, and for other purposes.
(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on September 12, 2017. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Confirming State Land Grants for Education Act (Sec. 2) This bill allows the state of Utah, subject to valid existing rights, to select certain lands under the administrative jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) of the Department of the Interior that are identified as available for disposal by land exchange in the Record of Decision for the Pony Express Resource Management Plan and Rangeland Program Summary for Utah County in fulfillment of certain land grants made to Utah upon being admitted as a state to further the purposes of the State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration, without further land use planning action by the BLM. The criteria listed in Decision 3 of the Lands Program of the resource management plan shall not apply to any lands selected by Utah pursuant to this bill.