H R 1143 in Congressional Session 110

Official Summary

 

Bill Number : H R 1143

 

Title : To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to lease certain lands in Virgin Islands National Park, and for other purposes.

 

SUMMARY AS OF:
3/4/2008--Passed House amended.    (There is 1 other summary) Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to enter into a lease with CBI Acquisitions, LLC, governing the use of property for the continued management and operation of the Caneel Bay Resort on the island of St. John in Virgin Islands National Park. Requires any lease entered into pursuant to this Act to include the property covered by the retained use estate entered into by the Jackson Hole Preserve and the United States on September 30, 1983, (the RUE) and any associated property owned by CBI donated to the National Park Service (NPS). Sets forth provisions regarding: (1) the terms of the lease agreement; (2) appraisals to determine the fair market value of all property covered by the RUE and any property, including the value, if any, of the surrendered term of the RUE, owned by CBI to be donated, or otherwise conveyed, to the NPS; and (3) compensation to the United States of the property's fair market value rent. Makes 80% of such payment available for expenditure within Virgin Islands National Park. Requires CBI, as a condition of the lease, to relinquish to the Secretary all rights under the RUE and to transfer, without compensation, ownership of improvements covered by the RUE to the United States.

Votes

Title : To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to lease certain lands in Virgin Islands National Park, and for other purposes.
Votes in the US Senate
This Bill was not Voted in the US Senate
Votes in the US House
Roll NumberVote DateQuestionDescriptionVote Result
882008-03-04On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to lease certain lands in Virgin Islands National Park, and for other purposesP

Sponsors

 
Congressional Sponsors of H R 1143
 
Bill Number : H R 1143

Title : To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to lease certain lands in Virgin Islands National Park, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep Christensen, Donna M. [VI] (introduced 2/16/2007)      

COSPONSOR(S): ****NONE****

Other Info

Bill Number : H R 1143

Title : To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to lease certain lands in Virgin Islands National Park, and for other purposes.

 
MAJOR ACTIONS:
 
2/16/2007 Introduced in House
 
2/28/2008 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 110-532.
 
3/4/2008 Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 378 - 0 (Roll no. 88).
 
6/17/2008 Senate committee/subcommittee actions: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.

 
ALL ACTIONS:
 
2/16/2007:Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
 
2/23/2007:Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.
 
10/30/2007:Subcommittee Hearings Held.
 
2/13/2008:Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
 
2/13/2008:Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Discharged.
 
2/13/2008:Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
 
2/28/2008 2:36pm:Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 110-532.
 
2/28/2008 2:37pm:Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 323.
 
3/4/2008 2:10pm:Mr. Rahall moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
 
3/4/2008 2:11pm:Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1192-1193)
 
3/4/2008 2:11pm:DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1143.
 
3/4/2008 2:17pm:At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
 
3/4/2008 6:33pm:Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1204-1205)
 
3/4/2008 6:57pm:On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 378 - 0 (Roll no. 88). (text: CR H1192)
 
3/4/2008 6:57pm:Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
 
3/5/2008:Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
 
6/17/2008:Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.