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Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act

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Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act

Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act
This bill withdraws 1,006,545 acres of federal lands in Arizona, including any land or interest in land acquired by the United States after enactment of this bill, from
  • entry, appropriation, and disposal under the public land laws;
  • location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and
  • operation of the mineral leasing and geothermal leasing laws and mineral materials laws.
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Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Date: February 26, 2019

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116.HR.1373
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Public Lands and Natural Resources
Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act
Date: February 26, 2019 Official Title: To protect, for current and future generations, the watershed, ecosystem, and cultural heritage of the Grand Canyon region in the State of Arizona, and for other purposes.Short title This Act may be cited as the "Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act".Definition of map In this Act, the term "Map" means the Bureau of Land Management map entitled "Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act" and dated February 26, 2019.Withdrawal Subject to valid existing rights, the approximately 1,006,545 acres of Federal lands in the State of Arizona within the area depicted on the Map, including any land or interest in land that is acquired by the United States after the date of enactment of this Act, are hereby withdrawn from
  • (1) all forms of entry, appropriation, and disposal under the public land laws;
  • (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and
  • (3) operation of the mineral leasing and geothermal leasing laws and mineral materials laws.Availability of map The Map shall be kept on file and made available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management.