[House Report 115-839]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]


115th Congress    }                                  {         Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session       }                                  {         115-839

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  TO DESIGNATE A PEAK IN THE STATE OF NEVADA AS MAUDE FRAZIER MOUNTAIN

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   July 18, 2018.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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Mr. Bishop of Utah, from the Committee on Natural Resources, submitted 
                             the following

                              R E P O R T

                        [To accompany H.R. 577]

      [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office]

    The Committee on Natural Resources, to whom was referred 
the bill (H.R. 577) to designate a peak in the State of Nevada 
as Maude Frazier Mountain, having considered the same, report 
favorably thereon without amendment and recommend that the bill 
do pass.

                          PURPOSE OF THE BILL

    The purpose of H.R. 577 is to designate a peak in the State 
of Nevada as Maude Frazier Mountain.

                  BACKGROUND AND NEED FOR LEGISLATION

    Born in 1881, Maude Frazier dedicated her life to education 
and played a prominent role in the establishment of the 
University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She was also the first female 
Lieutenant Governor of Nevada and served in the Nevada Assembly 
from 1950-1962.\1\
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    \1\``Maude Frazier''. Online Nevada Encyclopedia, Nevada 
Humanities. http://www.onlinenevada.org/articles/maude-frazier.
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    Frazier was a teacher, principal, and school 
superintendent, first in her home State of Wisconsin, and then 
in Nevada where she moved at age 25. An adventurous spirit, 
Frazier took a position in 1921 as Deputy Superintendent of 75 
schools in four counties, an area that spanned 40,000 square 
miles and necessitated solo travel over rough and desolate 
backroads. She served as Superintendent of Las Vegas Union 
School District for 20 years and saw the district through a 
significant period of growth and development.\2\
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    \2\``Maude Frazier''. Nevada Women's History Project. http://
www.nevadawomen.org/research-center/biographies-alphabetical/maude-
frazier/.
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    In 1950 Frazier was elected to the Nevada State Assembly 
and was instrumental in getting appropriations to establish a 
branch of the State university in Las Vegas, which would become 
the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. When it was determined 
that private funds would be required to help buy land for the 
future college, Frazier spearheaded a grassroots fundraising 
campaign. In 1956 she turned the first shovelful of dirt at the 
groundbreaking for construction of the college's first 
building.\3\
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    \3\Hopkins, A.D. 1999. ``Maude Frazier''. Las Vegas Review-Journal. 
https://www.reviewjournal.com/news/maude-frazier/.
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    To commemorate her contributions to the State, H.R. 577 
renames the peak called Frenchman Mountain, just east of Las 
Vegas, Nevada, as ``Maude Frazier Mountain''.

                            COMMITTEE ACTION

    H.R. 577 was introduced on January 13, 2017, by 
Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV). The bill was referred to the 
Committee on Natural Resources, and within the Committee to the 
Subcommittee on Federal Lands. On July 11, 2018, the Natural 
Resources Committee met to consider the bill. The Subcommittee 
was discharged by unanimous consent. No amendments were offered 
and the bill was ordered favorably reported to the House of 
Representatives by unanimous consent.

            COMMITTEE OVERSIGHT FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

    Regarding clause 2(b)(1) of rule X and clause 3(c)(1) of 
rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, the 
Committee on Natural Resources' oversight findings and 
recommendations are reflected in the body of this report.

      COMPLIANCE WITH HOUSE RULE XIII AND CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET ACT

    1. Cost of Legislation and the Congressional Budget Act. 
With respect to the requirements of clause 3(c)(2) and (3) of 
rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives and 
sections 308(a) and 402 of the Congressional Budget Act of 
1974, the Committee has received the following estimate for the 
bill from the Director of the Congressional Budget Office:

                                     U.S. Congress,
                               Congressional Budget Office,
                                     Washington, DC, July 13, 2018.
Hon. Rob Bishop,
Chairman, Committee on Natural Resources,
House of Representatives, Washington, DC.
    Dear Mr. Chairman: The Congressional Budget Office has 
reviewed H.R. 577, a bill to designate a peak in the State of 
Nevada as Maude Frazier Mountain, as ordered reported by the 
House Committee on Natural Resources on July 11, 2018.
    CBO estimates that enacting H.R. 577 would have no 
significant effect on the federal budget and would not affect 
direct spending or revenues; therefore, pay-as-you-go 
procedures do not apply.
    CBO estimates that enacting H.R. 577 would not increase net 
direct spending or on-budget deficits in any of the four 
consecutive 10-year periods beginning in 2029.
    H.R. 577 contains no intergovernmental or private-sector 
mandates as defined in the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act.
    If you wish further details on this estimate, we will be 
pleased to provide them. The CBO staff contact is Jeff LaFave.
            Sincerely,
                                             Mark P. Hadley
                                        (For Keith Hall, Director).
    2. General Performance Goals and Objectives. As required by 
clause 3(c)(4) of rule XIII, the general performance goal or 
objective of this bill is to designate a peak in the State of 
Nevada as Maude Frazier Mountain.

                           EARMARK STATEMENT

    This bill does not contain any Congressional earmarks, 
limited tax benefits, or limited tariff benefits as defined 
under clause 9(e), 9(f), and 9(g) of rule XXI of the Rules of 
the House of Representatives.

                    COMPLIANCE WITH PUBLIC LAW 104-4

    This bill contains no unfunded mandates.

                       COMPLIANCE WITH H. RES. 5

    Directed Rule Making. This bill does not contain any 
directed rule makings.
    Duplication of Existing Programs. This bill does not 
establish or reauthorize a program of the federal government 
known to be duplicative of another program. Such program was 
not included in any report from the Government Accountability 
Office to Congress pursuant to section 21 of Public Law 111-139 
or identified in the most recent Catalog of Federal Domestic 
Assistance published pursuant to the Federal Program 
Information Act (Public Law 95-220, as amended by Public Law 
98-169) as relating to other programs.

                PREEMPTION OF STATE, LOCAL OR TRIBAL LAW

    This bill is not intended to preempt any State, local or 
tribal law.

                        CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW

    If enacted, this bill would make no changes in existing 
law.

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