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      Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
      Public Lands, Forests, and Mining
    IntroducedApril 17th, 2013

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Official Title

A bill to provide for national security benefits for White Sands Missile Range and Fort Bliss.


Withdraws 5,100 acres of land near White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. Reserves the land for use by the Army for military purposes. Requires the Secretary of the Army to reimburse the Secretary of the Interior for any costs in implementing this Act with respect to this land. Withdraws 37,600 acres of land near Fort Bliss in Texas and New Mexico. Allows the issuance of oil and gas pipeline rights of way on part of this land. Revokes the withdrawal of 2,050 acres of land (part of Fillmore Canyon located in New Mexico) that was reserved for the Army's use. Gives the Secretary of the Interior authority for managing this land.

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