P.L. 111-53, The Utah Recreational Land Exchange Act of 2009
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H.R. 1275 would direct the exchange of certain land in Grand, San Juan, and Uintah Counties, Utah.
Utah Recreational Land Exchange Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to convey specified federal land in Grand, San Juan, and Uintah Counties, Utah, to the state of Utah in exchange for specified non-federal land in such counties. Requires the conveyance to be in three phases.
Sets forth provisions regarding: (1) land valuation, appraisal, and equalization; and (2) land administration, including water rights, hazardous materials, oil shale resources, mineral leasing, and revenues.
Requires the conveyance of certain federal land to be subject to a 1,000 foot wide scenic easement and a 200 foot wide road of right-of-way previously granted to the National Park Service (NPS) for the Dinosaur National Monument.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 7/7/2009: House floor actions. Status: At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Ms. Foxx objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn.
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