Utah to reclaim 30 million acres from federal government

Bill: HB148 (PDF)

Sponsored by Rep. Ken Ivory and co-sponsored by Reps. Herrod, Sandstrom, Sumsion, et al, and signed into law by Gov. Herbert, HB148 enacts the Transfer of Public Lands Act and requires the United States to extinguish title to public lands and transfer title to those public lands to the state of Utah on or before December 31, 2014.

Also: “Utah governor signs bill claiming public lands”

“Utah House demands 30 million acres of federal land”

“Are We Not a State?”

“Utah House battles feds over control of public lands”

“Uncle Sam: Let’s make a deal”

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