A BILL [HR 4228]
To withdraw certain Federal lands and interests located in Pima and Santa Cruz counties, Arizona, from the mining and mineral leasing laws of the United States, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the `Southern Arizona Public Lands Protection Act of 2007'.
SEC. 2. WITHDRAWAL OF FEDERAL LANDS AND INTERESTS LOCATED IN PIMA AND SANTA CRUZ COUNTIES, ARIZONA.
(a) Withdrawal- Subject to valid existing rights, after the date of enactment of this Act Federal lands and interest in lands in Pima and Santa Cruz counties, Arizona, as depicted on the map described in subsection (b) are withdrawn from entry, location, or patent under the general mining laws, the operation of the mineral and geothermal leasing laws, and the mineral material disposal laws.
(b) Map Described- The map referred to in subsection (a) is the map entitled `The Southern Arizona Public Lands Protection Act Of 2007' and dated November 13, 2007. The Secretary of the Interior shall keep such map on file and available for public inspection in offices of the Department of the Interior.
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