Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA)
Secretary Decision Documents for Rounds 1-14
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The Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA), as amended, authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to approve expenditure of the revenue in the SNPLMA Special Account for the following categories:

Acquisition of environmentally sensitive land in Nevada, with priority given to lands within Clark County;

  • Capital Improvements at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, the Desert National Wildlife Refuge, the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, the Great Basin National Park, and other areas administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Forest Service (FS) in Clark, Lincoln, and White Pine Counties, and the Spring Mountain National Recreation Area;
  • Development and implementation of a multi-species habitat conservation plan (MSHCP) in Clark County;
  • Development of parks, trails, and natural areas in Clark, Lincoln, and White Pine Counties in Nevada. Washoe County, Nevada, is eligible until December 31, 2011, to submit nominations for funds to acquire land (not to exceed 250 acres) and develop one regional park and natural area, pursuant to a cooperative agreement with units of local government or regional governmental entities; 
  • Conservation Initiatives on Federal land in Clark, Lincoln, and White Pine Counties, Nevada, administered by the Department of Interior or the Department of Agriculture; 
  • Lake Tahoe Restoration projects.  
  • Development and implementation of multi-jurisdictional hazardous fuels reduction and wildfire prevention plans for the Lake Tahoe Basin, the Carson Range in Douglas and Washoe Counties and Carson City in Nevada, and the Spring Mountains in Nevada;
  • Projects to carry out the Eastern Nevada Landscape Restoration Project in White Pine and Lincoln Counties in Nevada
  • Reimbursement of costs incurred by the BLM for implementation of the Act; and
  • Reimbursement of any costs incurred by the BLM clear debris from and protect land located in the disposal boundary that is reserved for affordable housing. 



Decision Documents Approved by Secretary Sally Jewell

Round 14


November 12, 2013


Decision Documents Approved by Secretary Ken Salazar

Decision DocumentsDate Approved
Round 13September 24, 2012
Round 12August 9, 2011
Round 11October 21, 2010
Round 10September 4, 2009

Decision Documents Approved by Secretary Dirk Kempthorne

Decision DocumentsDate Approved
Round 9A - Lake TahoeJanuary 14, 2009
Round 9August 16, 2008
Round 8                                                                    February 20, 2008
Round 7 - Lake TahoeAugust 10, 2006
Round 8 - Lake Tahoe        August 17, 2007
Round 7          August 17, 2007


Decision Documents Approved by Secretary Gale A. Norton

Decision DocumentsDate Approved
Round 6February 7, 2006
Round 5 - Additional Expenditure of FundsMarch 14, 2005
Round 5 - Additional ProjectsOctober 28, 2004
Round 5 - Lake TahoeAugust 5, 2004
Round 5August 5, 2004
Round 4 and Supplemental Round 3October 28, 2003
Round 3November 5, 2002
Round 2June 26, 2001

Decision Document Approved by Secretary Bruce Babbitt

Decision DocumentDate Approved
Round 1June 27, 2000


Decision Documents Approved by Secretary Sally Jewell

Decision DocumentsDate Approved
Round 14November 12, 2013

Last updated: 11-18-2013