House Bill 698
115th Congress(2017-2018)
Elkhorn Ranch and White River National Forest Conveyance Act of 2017
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 115-252 on Oct 3, 2018
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jan 24, 2017
Latest Action
Oct 3, 2018
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
698
Congress
115
Policy Area
Public Lands and Natural Resources
Public Lands and Natural Resources
Primary focus of measure is natural areas (including wilderness); lands under government jurisdiction; land use practices and policies; parks, monuments, and historic sites; fisheries and marine resources; mining and minerals. Measures concerning energy supplies and production may fall under Energy policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Colorado
Colorado
Colorado
Passed
February 6, 2017
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H982)
Summary

Elkhorn Ranch and White River National Forest Conveyance Act of 2017

This bill requires all interest of the United States in 148 acres of identified land to be conveyed by patent to the Gordman-Leverich Partnership (GLP), a Colorado Limited Liability Partnership.

The bill states that the conveyance: (1) is subject to the valid existing rights of the lessee of federal oil and gas lease COC-75070 and any other valid existing rights, and (2) shall reserve to the United States the right to collect rent and royalty payments on such lease for its duration.

The conveyance shall: (1) be completed by no later than 180 days of enactment of this bill; and (2) be without consideration, except that all costs incurred by the Department of the Interior relating to any survey, platting, legal description, or other activities carried out to prepare and issue the patent shall be paid by the GLP to Interior prior to the conveyance of such land.

Text (5)
May 16, 2017
February 7, 2017
February 6, 2017
January 24, 2017
Actions (18)
10/03/2018
Became Public Law No: 115-252.
10/03/2018
Signed by President.
09/25/2018
Presented to President.
09/20/2018
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
09/18/2018
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6259)
09/18/2018
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S6259)
05/16/2017
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 87.
05/16/2017
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Murkowski without amendment. With written report No. 115-69.
03/30/2017
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
02/07/2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
02/06/2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
02/06/2017
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H982)
02/06/2017
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H982)
02/06/2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 698.
02/06/2017
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H982-983)
02/06/2017
Mr. Lamborn moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
01/24/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
01/24/2017
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Jan 25, 2017 4:45:56 AM
Record Updated
Jul 10, 2021 8:10:41 PM