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H.R. 1904 - Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2011

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 1904 PDF XML

    Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2011

  • H. Rept. 112-246 PDF XML

    Report from the Committee on Natural Resources

Rule Information

 

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, October 24, 2011

FLOOR ACTION ON H.RES. 444: 
Adopted by record vote of 245-178 on Tuesday, October 25, 2011. 

MANAGERS: Bishop/McGovern

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed int he bill, modified by the amendment printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying the resolution, shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment and shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, as modified.

6. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part B of the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part B of the report.

8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Grijalva, Raul (AZ), Garamendi (CA)DemocratWould require that the remote operations center for the proposed mine be located in the local community, that the company actively recruit and hire local employees, that all ore produced from the mine be processed in the United States and that all equipment used at the mine be made in the United States. Made In Order
4Version 1Hastings, Doc (WA)RepublicanLate Would make technical corrections to the bill to bring it into compliance with clause 4 of rule XXI.Considered As Adopted
3Version 1Lujn (NM)DemocratWould exempt all Native American sacred and cultural sites from the land conveyance. Made In Order
2Version 1Markey, Edward (MA)DemocratWould require, as a condition of the land exchange authorized by the bill, that Resolution Copper pay an 8% royalty to the United States on all locatable minerals produced in commercial quantities from the federal land the company receives in the exchange. The Mining Law of 1872 does not require any royalty payment. Resolution Copper estimates the value of the copper ore at several billion dollars. Made In Order