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California Public Lands Wilderness Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To designate certain lands in the State of California as wilderness, and for other purposes.

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07/29/1991Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

11/26/1991See H.R.2929.
10/15/1991Favorable Executive Comment Received from Interior.
09/16/1991Referred to the Subcommittee on General Oversight and California Desert Lands.
Action By: Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs
09/16/1991Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Interior and Insular Affairs Subcommittee on General Oversight and California Desert Lands
07/29/1991Referred to the House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/29/1991Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Interior and Insular Affairs07/29/1991 Referred to
House Interior and Insular Affairs Subcommittee on General Oversight and California Desert Lands09/16/1991 Referred to
09/16/1991 Hearings by

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Introduced in House (07/29/1991)

California Public Lands Wilderness Act - Designates as additions to the National Wilderness Preservation System certain public lands located in California within the Bakersfield District, the Susanville District, the Ukiah District, the California Desert District, the Yuma, Arizona District, and the Carson City, Nevada District of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Incorporates certain public lands in the California Desert District into the Death Valley National Monument and the Joshua Tree National Monument and makes such lands part of the National Park System.

Requires the Secretary of the Interior to prepare plans to manage designated wilderness areas. Withdraws such areas from exploitation under the public lands laws. Provides for the continuation of demilitarization activities and the overflight of military aircraft in such areas. Directs the Secretary to assure access to such areas for traditional Indian cultural and religious purposes. Permits the Secretary, upon the request of an Indian tribe or religious community, to temporarily close an area to protect the privacy of religious or cultural activities.

States that lands administered by the BLM in California that have not been designated as wilderness areas have been adequately studied for wilderness designation and releases them from certain requirements.

Authorizes appropriations.