Summary: H.R.4948 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4948. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/17/2002)

Northern California Wild Heritage Wilderness Act of 2002 - Designates specified national forest lands, Bureau of Land Management district lands, and certain lands in Lassen Volcanic National Park in California as wilderness and components of the National Wilderness Preservation System (System).

Designates specified California public lands as: (1) salmon restoration areas; (2) wilderness study areas; and (3) potential wilderness areas.

Designates specified California national park lands as wilderness and components of the System, requiring such lands to be managed by the National Park Service.

Designates specified California rivers as wild and scenic rivers. Requires the review of the Carson River, East Fork, California, to determine its suitability as wild, scenic, and recreational rivers.

Establishes the Sacramento River National Conservation Area. Requires the development of a comprehensive plan for the long-range protection and management of such Area.