Federal land acquisition, an update on federal agencies" progress under the Alaska lands act fact sheet for congressional requesters by United States. General Accounting Office

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[United States. General Accounting Office.]. Get this from a library. Federal land acquisition, an update on federal agencies' progress under the Alaska lands act: fact sheet for congressional requesters. [United States. General Accounting Office.]. 4 In this report, the term federal land is used to refer to any land owned (fee simple title) and managed by the federal government, regardless of its mode of acquisition or managing agency; it excludes lands administered by a federal agency under easements, leases, contracts, or other arrangements.

Public land is used to refer to lands managed File Size: 1MB. Additionally, the size of the federal estate and the acquisition of more federal land are major issues.

Alaska is in the northwest extremity of North America, far removed from the lower 48 states. The amount of federal land owned in the state is greater than the entire land mass of Texas. According to the Congressional Research Service, the. th Congress to reauthorize and amend BLM authority to sell or exchange land under the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act (FLTFA; 43 U.S.C.

§§ et seq.),6 as well as bills to amend the Small Tracts Act (16 U.S.C. §e) regarding the type and value of FS lands that can be disposed of and the use of related proceeds. (3) The term “public lands” means land situated in Alaska which, after the date of enactment of this Act, are Federal lands, except— (A)land selections of the State of Alaska which have been tentatively approved or validly selected under the Alaska Statehood Act and lands which have been confirmed to, validly selected by, or granted to the.

Federal Land The federal government is still the largest landowner in Alaska with 60% of the total area ( million acres). This acreage includes national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests, military reservations and the North Slope National Petroleum Reserve.

More than a dozen federal agencies manage federal lands in Alaska. Part 1 - Federal Acquisition Regulations System: Subpart - Purpose, Authority, Issuance: Subpart - Administration: Subpart - Agency Acquisition Regulations: Subpart - Deviations from the FAR: Subpart - Agency and Public Participation: Subpart - Career Development, Contracting Authority, and Responsibilities.

Alaska Department of Fish and Game P.O. Box W. 8th Street Juneau, AK Office Locations. Spanning 3 administrations and 5 sessions of Congress, what had been called the "Alaska lands bill" was enacted into law on December 2, as the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) P.L.

Congress and the administration spent nearly 9 years, fromdeveloping this legislation. Digest of Federal Resource Laws of Interest to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of This Act, (16 USC hh, 43 USC ) Public Lawapproved December 2,(94 Stat.

) designated certain public lands in Alaska as units of the National Park, National Wildlife Refuge, Wild and Scenic Rivers, National Wilderness. State Entitlements. The Alaska Statehood Act, authorizes transfer of approximately million acres of federal land to the State of Alaska — an amount that was deemed to be sufficient for the newly formed state to become economically self imatelyacres were selected under three types of grants: Community (, acres), National Forest Community (, The Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) is a United States federal law passed on Novemby the U.S.

Congress and signed into law by President Jimmy Carter on December 2 of that year. ANILCA provided varying degrees of special protection to overacres of land, including national parks, national wildlife refuges, national monuments, wild and scenic.

The Office of Federal Lands Highway (FLH) works with numerous Federal agencies and Indian Tribes. Approximately 30 percent of the land in the United States is under jurisdiction of the Federal government.

The Federal Land Management Agencies (FLMAs) include: the Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land. 2 ———— Federal Land Policy and Management Act of the public lands including implementation of the Mining and Minerals Policy Act of (84 Stat.30 U.S.C.

21a) as it pertains to the public lands; and (13) the Federal Government should, on a basis equitable to both the Federal. Alaska, the first federal land law in Alaska, recognized Native possession of lands • – Klondike Gold Rush • – Nome Gold Rush • - Kennecott Copper discovered • – Alaska open to Federal Homesteading • – Alaska Native Allotment Act.

1 Total federal land in the United States is not definitively known. The estimate of million acres presumes that the four major federal land management agencies have accurate data on lands under their jurisdiction (estimated at million acres) as does the Department of Defense (estimated at million acres), as shown in Table 1.

Other. Lands Conservation Act (43 U.S.C. (h)(2))— (1) are deemed to be selected; and (2) may, with the concurrence of the Secretary or the head of the Federal agency with administrative jurisdiction over the land, be conveyed under section 6 of Public Law 85– (commonly known as the ‘‘Alaska Statehood Act’’) (72 Stat.

The Standard Specifications for the Construction of Roads and Bridges on Federal Highway Projects (FP) is issued primarily for constructing roads and bridges on Federal Highway projects under the direct administration of the Federal Highway Administration.

It is also used by the U. Forest Service and other Federal agencies on their projects. Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and the Alaska Statehood Act)— (1) The term “land” means lands, waters, and interests therein.

(2) The term “Federal land” means lands the title to which is in the United States after the date of enactment of this Act. (3) The term “public lands” means land situated in Alaska. The administration has also proposed slashing funds for federal land acquisition for the Interior and Agriculture departments from $ million to just $18 million, a 92 percent cut, saying that.

lands to reach federal lands. The private and federal lands were held See 16 U.S.C. §§ 5, 79 ( & Supp. III ). For a general compilation of the access laws applicable on federal lands, see OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT, ANALYSIS OF LAWS GOVERNING AccESs ACROSS FEDERAL LANDS -OPTIONS FOR ACCESS IN ALASKA ().

However, when considering public interest, the Secretary concerned should give full consideration to better Federal land management and the needs of State and local people, including needs for lands for the economy, community expansion, recreation areas, food, fiber, minerals, and fish and wildlife[ix].

Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of (16 U.S.C. ) Sections and Section of this Act authorizes (with certain exceptions) the acquisition of lands in Alaska within the boundaries of a conservation system unit by purchase, donation, exchange, or otherwise. The Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act allows certain agencies, including the National Park Service, Forest Service, and Bureau of Land Management, to charge and collect recreation fees on federal lands and waters, either for entrance to a site or for use of an amenity such as a developed campground.

[38]. Reclamation Lands Handbook Chapter 6 Land Acquisition Guidelines. Table of Contents. Introduction 2 2. Definitions and Acronyms. 2 3. Land Acquisition Project Planning. 4 4. Determination of Program Needs. 7 5. Ownership and Title Determinations.

11 6. Land Acquisition Methods and Authorities. 17 7. Valuation Issues 24 8. Environmental Site. In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of and the Federal Advisory Committee Act ofthe U.S.

Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board (Advisory Board) will hold a virtual public meeting due to public health restrictions. Sec. Federal land open to hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting.

Sec. Closure of Federal land to hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting. Sec. Shooting ranges. Sec. Identifying opportunities for recreation, hunting, and fishing on Federal land. Subtitle C—Open Book on Equal Access to Justice Sec.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is correcting a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register on J The final rule amends existing special use regulations to implement section of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, as added by section of division O, Consolidated Appropriations Act, (hereinafter ``section.

4 Federal Land Management Systems 57 5. cept that the applicant shall also comply with all applicable requirements of the Federal Power Commission under the Federal Power Act of (49 Stat. ; 16 U.S.C. ); Systems for transmission or reception of radio, television, telephone, telegraph, and other electronic signals, and other.

In Alaska, it includes legislation introduced by Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, that would allow Alaska Native veterans or their family to select acre allotments from the federal government. This data set consists of federally owned land polygon features of the United States.

The data set was created by extracting federal land polygon features from the individual ,scale State boundary Digital Line Graph (DLG) files produced by the U.S.

Geological Survey. These files were then appended into a single coverage. This is a revised version of the June data set. The Tribal Law and Order Act helps to address crime in tribal communities and places a strong emphasis on decreasing violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women.

The Act encourages the hiring of more law enforcement officers for Indian lands and provides additional tools to address critical public safety needs. since the late 19th century, when the U.S. government, under the Homestead Act ofdeeded more than million acres of federal lands in the West to private citizens The public land liquidation currently being pursued in Alaska could result in an area of land that combined is as big as the state of Georgia being privatized.

The guys at golden eagle will take you to a good spot.I have been hunting out of Kotz for 20yrs with Matt Owen of NAT he has always been awesome caribou are weird and move around a lot I have hunted them on both federal and state lands there is a lot of territory around I would just let them do their job.I look forward to my hunt every year whether on state or federal can pretty much.

Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act or the ANILCA is a U.S. federal legislation that was enacted in to designate certain public lands in Alaska as units of the National Park System, National Wildlife Refuge System, National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, National Wilderness Preservation System and National Forest System, and also to preserve unrivaled scenic and.

The estimated price for a natural resource lease, based on the government’s analysis and the geological resources on the lands or waters. Federal land Toggle for Federal land. Lands and waters owned by the federal government, including public domain lands, acquired lands, and the Outer Continental Shelf.

Fiscal year (FY) Toggle for Fiscal. Ord. Interagency Working Group on Coordination of Domestic Energy Development and Permitting in Alaska. Ord.J76 F.R.provided. By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to establish an interagency working group to coordinate the efforts of Federal agencies.

Repealed an Obama-era rule governing royalties for oil, gas and coal leases on federal lands, which replaced a s rule that critics said allowed companies to underpay the federal.

After the million acres granted to Alaska in the Statehood Act and the 44 million acres in Native title in ANCSA inthis was the last major land act for Alaska. If you add the pre-statehood federal set asides for parks, forests and monuments (Mt. McKinley National Park, for example, and the Tongass and Chugach National Forests.Close coordination with the specific Federal Land Management Agency on a proposed project is important.

This letter includes a list of contacts for each Federal Land Management Agency. For more information about the Alaska Federal Lands Access Program and this call for projects, including the full Request for Proposal Letter and a webinar.Yet H.R.

expressly blocks the use of Trust funds for improving existing federal lands. All federal expenditures under H.R. must be used to acquire additional land, even though a recent.

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