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FEDERAL LEGISLATION: Bills introduced in 2016 and 2017

Full text of Representative Don Young's H.R.232: State National Forest Management Act of 2017 

To authorize States to select and acquire certain National Forest System lands to be managed and operated by the State for timber production and for other purposes under the laws of the State, and for other purposes.

Full text of Senator Lisa Murkowski's S.3202: Alaska Economic Development Access to Resources Act of 2016

Tongass National Forest Land Conveyance: Not later than 90 days after the date on which the State submits to the Secretary a request for the conveyance of not more than 2,000,000 acres of the eligible land described in paragraph (2), the Secretary shall, subject to valid existing rights, convey by quitclaim deed all right title and interest of the United States in and to the Federal land for use by the State as a State forest.

COMMUNITY RESOLUTIONS: Southeast Alaska communities in opposition

Download Petersburg's Resolution Opposing  Don Young's HB 232

ALASKAN NEWS: Updates on the public lands transfers in Alaska