H.R.3440 - Recreational Shooting Protection Act

To provide for certain oversight and approval on any decisions to close National Monument land under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management to recreational shooting, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To provide for certain oversight and approval on any decisions to close National Monument land under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management to recreational shooting, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Recreational Shooting Protection Act as introduced.

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11/16/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Jeff Flake

R-AZ

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Official Summary

Recreational Shooting Protection Act - Requires National Monument land to be open to access and use for recreational shooting, except as limited by the Director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for one or more of the following: (1) reasons of national security, (2) reasons of public s

Official Summary

Recreational Shooting Protection Act - Requires National Monument land to be open to access and use for recreational shooting, except as limited by the Director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for one or more of the following:
(1) reasons of national security,
(2) reasons of public safety, and
(3) to comply with an applicable federal statute. Instructs the Director, before a restriction or closure becomes effective, to:
(1) publish a public notice of the closure or restriction in a newspaper in the area where it will be carried out, and
(2) report to Congress on the location and extent of, and evidence justifying, such closure or restriction. Requires management of BLM National Monument land in a manner that supports, promotes, and enhances recreational shooting opportunities. Prohibits the issuance of closures or restrictions on such land that are substantially similar to those that were previously issued and not approved by federal law.

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