Military Land Withdrawals

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Committee Serial No. 1. Considers legislation to require congressional approval for DOD public land withdrawal or reservation for defense purposes. Includes H. Rpt. 85-215 on H.R. 5538, a clean bill introduced after consideration of H.R. 627, Mar. 21, 1957 (p. 255-339).
 

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Page 331 - In compliance with clause 3 of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, changes in existing law made by the bill, as reported, are shown as follows (existing law proposed to be omitted is •enclosed in black brackets, new matter is printed in italics, existing law in which no change is proposed is shown in roman...
Page 305 - outer Continental Shelf" means all submerged lands lying seaward and outside of the area of lands beneath navigable waters...
Page 306 - ... all lands permanently or periodically covered by tidal waters up to but not above the line of mean high tide and seaward to a...
Page 260 - ... in time of war or national emergency hereafter declared by the Congress...
Page 10 - ... whether, and if so to what extent, the proposed use will affect continuing full operation of the public land laws and Federal regulations relating to conservation, utilization, and development of mineral resources, timber and other material resources, grazing resources, fish and wildlife resources, water resources, and scenic, wilderness, and recreation and other values...
Page 150 - Possession, or District in which such place is situated, by the laws thereof in force at the time of such act or omission, shall be guilty of a like offense and subject to a like punishment.
Page 10 - Federal lands and waters of the Outer Continental Shelf, as defined in section 2 of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (67 Stat.
Page 5 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of tlie United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Selective Service Act of 1948 (6!?
Page 335 - That the President may, at any time in his discretion, temporarily withdraw from settlement, location, sale, or entry any of the public lands of the United States including the District of Alaska and reserve the same for water-power sites, irrigation, classification of lands, or other public purposes to be specified in the orders of withdrawals, and such withdrawals or reservations shall remain in force until revoked by him or by an Act of Congress.
Page 13 - property" means any interest in property except (1) the public domain; lands reserved or dedicated for national forest or national park purposes; minerals in lands or portions of lands withdrawn or reserved from the public domain which the Secretary of the Interior determines are suitable for disposition under the public land mining and mineral leasing laws...