S.753 - A bill to provide for national security benefits for White Sands Missile Range and Fort Bliss.113th Congress (2013-2014)
Summary: S.753 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)
Introduced in Senate (04/17/2013)
Withdraws parcels 1, 2, 3, and 4 and any lands acquired by the federal government within the boundaries of those parcels with respect to White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico and Fort Bliss in Texas and New Mexico from specified public land laws.
Bars the withdrawal of parcel 4 for purposes of the issuance of oil and gas pipeline rights-of-way.
Reserves parcel 1 for use by the Secretary of Army (the Secretary) for military purposes in accordance with a specified public land order.
Transfers administrative jurisdiction over parcel 2 from the Secretary to the Secretary of the Interior (acting through the Bureau of Land Management [BLM]).
Requires the Secretary to reimburse the Secretary of the Interior for the costs incurred by such Secretary in the implementation of this Act with regard to parcel 1.