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HB 148 - Authorizes the Transfer of Federal Lands to the State - Utah Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (59-14) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes the Transfer of Federal Lands to the State

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that requires the federal government to transfer the titles of public lands in Utah to the State of Utah.

Highlights:
  • Requires the federal government to transfer the titles of public lands in Utah to the State of Utah by December 31, 2014 (Sec. 3).
  • Defines “public lands” as all lands within the exterior boundaries of the state except those which are (Sec. 2):
    • Privately owned;
    • Held in trust by the state or an independent entity;
    • Reserved for use by the state system of education or an institution of higher education;
    • Designated as national parks as of January 1, 2012;
    • Designated as national monuments as of January 1, 2012;
    • Designated as wilderness areas as of January 1, 2012;
    • Lands which have been ceded to the United States for military use;
    • Tangible property of the United States within the boundaries of a municipality; or
    • Lands or water rights belonging to Native Americans that are guaranteed to them by the United States.
  • Specifies that if the state sells the public lands obtained from the federal government, the state will retain 5 percent of the sale price and pay 95 percent of the sale price to the federal government (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (21-6) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes the Transfer of Federal Lands to the State

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the federal government to transfer the titles of public lands in Utah to the State of Utah.

Highlights:
  • Requires the federal government to transfer the titles of public lands in Utah to the State of Utah by December 31, 2014 (Sec. 3).
  • Defines “public lands” as all lands within the exterior boundaries of the state except those which are (Sec. 2):
    • Privately owned;
    • Held in trust by the state or an independent entity;
    • Reserved for use by the state system of education or an institution of higher education;
    • Designated as national parks as of January 1, 2012;
    • Designated as national monuments as of January 1, 2012;
    • Designated as wilderness areas as of January 1, 2012;
    • Lands which have been ceded to the United States for military use;
    • Tangible property of the United States within the boundaries of a municipality; or
    • Lands or water rights belonging to Native Americans that are guaranteed to them by the United States.
  • Specifies that if the state sells the public lands obtained from the federal government, the state will retain 5 percent of the sale price and pay 95 percent of the sale price to the federal government (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes the Transfer of Federal Lands to the State

Sponsors

  • Ken Ivory (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Wayne Niederhauser (UT - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Johnny Anderson (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roger E. Barrus (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Bird (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Derek Brown (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Melvin R. Brown (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David G. Butterfield (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • LaVar Christensen (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bradley M. 'Brad' Daw (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Brad L. Dee (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Dougall (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack R. Draxler (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rebecca 'Becky' Edwards (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Craig A. Frank (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gage Froerer (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Brad J. Galvez (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard A. Greenwood (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Keith Grover (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Wayne A. Harper (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Neal B. Hendrickson (UT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher N. 'Chris' Herrod (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gregory 'Greg' Hughes (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Don L. Ipson (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Todd E. Kiser (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rebecca D. 'Becky' Lockhart (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John G. Mathis (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel 'Dan' McCay (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronda Rudd Menlove (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael T. 'Mike' Morley (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Merlynn T. Newbold (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Nielson (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael E. 'Mike' Noel (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Curtis M. Oda (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Patrick L. Painter (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeremy Peterson (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dixon M. Pitcher (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kraig J. Powell (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen Eric Sandstrom (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dean Sanpei (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenneth W. Sumsion (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Evan J. Vickers (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christine F. 'Chris' Watkins (UT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • R. Curt Webb (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ryan Wilcox (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bradley R. 'Brad' Wilson (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill Wright (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
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