H.R.1153 - America's Wilderness Protection Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Otter, C. L. (Butch) [R-ID-1] (Introduced 03/06/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Resources|
|Latest Action:||03/17/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health.|
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Summary: H.R.1153 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
America's Wilderness Protection Act - Releases all areas with wilderness study area status on this Act's enactment date from such status on the earlier of: (1) the date the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture determines that the area is not suitable for wilderness designation; (2) ten years after this Act's enactment; or (3) the date the area is designated as wilderness by Congress.
Introduced in House (03/06/2003)
Releases any area that is given wilderness study area status after this Act's enactment from such status on the earlier of: (1) the date such Secretary determines that the area is not suitable for wilderness designation; (2) ten years after the date the area was given such status; or (3) the date that the area is designated as wilderness by Congress.
Provides for the reversion of any area that is released from wilderness study area status to the land use status such area had immediately before and prohibits it from being studied again regarding wilderness designation.