H.R.5428 - Illinois Wilderness Act of 1990101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Poshard, Glenn [D-IL-22] (Introduced 08/01/1990)|
|Committees:||House - Interior and Insular Affairs; Agriculture | Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 101-784 Part 1|
|Latest Action:||11/28/1990 Became Public Law No: 101-633. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5428 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/01/1990)
Illinois Wilderness Act of 1990 - Designates the following lands in the Shawnee National Forest, Illinois, as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System: (1) Bald Knob Wilderness; (2) Bay Creek Wilderness; (3) Burden Falls Wilderness; (4) Clear Springs Wilderness; (5) Garden of the Gods Wilderness; (6) Lusk Creek Wilderness; and (7) Panther Den Wilderness.
Designates the East Fork Area and the Eagle Creek Area of the Shawnee National Forest as special management, mining, and prospecting areas. Sets a time limit for such prospecting and mining. Provides that these areas shall be designated as wilderness and components of the National Wilderness Preservation System 20 years after enactment of this Act (or eight years after enactment if no prospecting for fluorspar and associated minerals has been done).