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HR 146 - Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Dale Kildee voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 111-11 -

Title: Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (285-140) - (Key vote)

Title: Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009

Highlights:
  • Adds land to wilderness areas in 9 states under the National Wilderness Preservation System (Title I).
  • Affirms that no provision of this act may be used to close public lands to recreational use by the public (Title II).
  • Authorizes $1 million to provide grants to states and Indian tribes to compensate ranchers for livestock killed by wolves and to assist with non-lethal methods to reduce wolf attacks (Title VI, Subtitle C).
  • Grants the state of Alaska 1,806 acres of federal land to construct an emergency access road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge in exchange for 43,093 acres of non-federal land (Title VI, Subtitle E).
  • Authorizes the Bureau of Reclamation to study and construct specific water projects (Title IX, Subtitle A).
  • Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to carry out water settlements agreed to in court and creates the Reclamation Water Settlements Management Fund (Title X).
  • Authorizes appropriations for ocean research, exploration, and conservation (Title XII).
  • Expands funding for paralysis treatment (Title XIV).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (77-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands federally protected lands and authorizes water control projects.

Highlights:
  • Adds land to wilderness areas in 9 states under the National Wilderness Preservation System (Title I).
  • Affirms that no provision of this act may be used to close public lands to recreational use by the public (Title II).
  • Authorizes $1 million to provide grants to states and Indian tribes to compensate ranchers for livestock killed by wolves and to assist with non-lethal methods to reduce wolf attacks (Title VI, Subtitle C).
  • Grants the state of Alaska 1,806 acres of federal land to construct an emergency access road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge in exchange for 43,093 acres of non-federal land (Title VI, Subtitle E).
  • Authorizes the Bureau of Reclamation to study and construct specific water projects (Title IX, Subtitle A).
  • Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to carry out water settlements agreed to in court and creates the Reclamation Water Settlements Management Fund (Title X).
  • Authorizes appropriations for ocean research, exploration, and conservation (Title XII).
  • Expands funding for paralysis treatment (Title XIV).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

NOTE: THIS LEGISLATION NEEDED A THREE-FIFTHS MAJORITY VOTE TO PASS.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (394-13) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE WAS TAKEN UNDER A SUSPENSION OF THE RULES TO CUT OFF DEBATE EARLY AND VOTE TO PASS THE BILL, THEREBY REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Public Lands Bill

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