Text: H.R.382 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
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[H.R. 382 Introduced in House (IH)]

113th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 382

  To provide for State approval of national monuments, and for other 
                               purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 23, 2013

    Ms. Foxx (for herself, Mr. Schweikert, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mrs. 
 Blackburn, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Gohmert, and Mr. Mulvaney) introduced the 
    following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural 
                               Resources

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                                 A BILL


 
  To provide for State approval of national monuments, and for other 
                               purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Preserve Land Freedom For Americans 
Act''.

SEC. 2. DESIGNATION OF NATIONAL MONUMENTS.

    The Act of June 8, 1906 (16 U.S.C. 431 et seq.) is amended--
            (1) in section 2 (16 U.S.C. 431), by striking ``sec. 2. 
        That the'' and inserting the following:

``SEC. 2. DESIGNATION OF NATIONAL MONUMENTS.

    ``After obtaining approval from the Governor and the legislature of 
each State within the boundaries of which the proposed national 
monument would be located, the''; and
            (2) by adding at the end the following:

``SEC. 5. RESTRICTIONS ON PUBLIC USE.

    ``The Secretary of the Interior shall not implement any 
restrictions on the public use of a national monument until the 
expiration of an appropriate review period (as determined by the 
Secretary of the Interior) providing for public input and State 
approval under section 2.''.
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