- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
- senate Committees
- The house Passed September 15th, 2014Passed by Voice Vote
House Committee on Natural ResourcesPublic Lands and Environmental RegulationIntroducedAugust 2nd, 2013
- house Committees
What is it?
River Bottom Farms lands are currently used for goose hunting and farming. The land is high in resources and has a lot of potential for protecting the wildlife that frequent it. If the trade is successful, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has expressed an interest in using the land to better protect migratory bird populations.
As for those who would be very upset about the trade, Ned Farquhar explains:
"We feel it is important to recognize the impact of this legislation onSchindler Brothers Inc., who for the past 30 years has farmed the 80 acres in Riverside County identified for conveyance to River Bottom Farms under H.R. 3006. They also have expressed a desire to acquire the property."