What’s in Omnibus Spending Bill for Public-Lands Ranchers?

On page 11 of the Division G Explanatory Statement for the FY 2022 Consolidated Appropriations Act, Congress directs the BLM to:

A similar order for the Forest Service appears on page 68.

The bill includes the customary $10 million payment for range improvements, derived from grazing fees paid by the ranchers.  Page 12.

Fifty percent of grazing receipts or $10 million, whichever is greater, is returned to the program every year, as authorized by §1751 of FLPMA.

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