H.R.6497 - Nevada Mining Townsite Conveyance Act of 2012

To provide for the conveyance of certain public lands under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management in and around historic mining townsites in Nevada, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To provide for the conveyance of certain public lands under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management in and around historic mining townsites in Nevada, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Nevada Mining Townsite Conveyance Act of 2012 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Nevada Mining Townsite Conveyance Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), to convey, to the counties in which they are situated, all interest of the United States in certain mining townsites in Esmeralda and Nye Counties, Neva

Official Summary

Nevada Mining Townsite Conveyance Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), to convey, to the counties in which they are situated, all interest of the United States in certain mining townsites in Esmeralda and Nye Counties, Nevada. Requires a county receiving a site to reconvey the property to anyone with a valid interest in the site. Requires, for purposes of proving a valid interest, that anyone making the claim must have occupied the site for a least 15 years immediately before enactment. Prohibits a county from recognizing a claim submitted more than 10 years after enactment. Requires the preservation and protection of all historic and cultural resources on conveyed or reconveyed sites.

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