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[Congressional Bills 108th Congress]
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[H.R. 2369 Introduced in House (IH)]

  1st Session
                                H. R. 2369

 To protect inventoried roadless areas in the National Forest System, 
                        and for other purposes.



                              June 5, 2003

Mr. Inslee (for himself, Mr. Rothman, Mr. Matsui, Mr. Kennedy of Rhode 
  Island, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Ms. Lofgren, Mr. Farr, Mr. Kirk, Mr. 
 Reyes, Mr. Lynch, Mr. Jackson of Illinois, Mr. Andrews, Ms. Majette, 
 Mr. Scott of Georgia, Mr. Meeks of New York, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, 
  Ms. Kaptur, Mr. Ramstad, Mr. Meehan, Mr. Menendez, Mr. Lampson, Mr. 
Filner, Mr. Larsen of Washington, Mr. Jefferson, Mr. Davis of Illinois, 
   Mr. Ferguson, Ms. Waters, Mr. Michaud, Ms. Hooley of Oregon, Ms. 
 DeGette, Ms. Loretta Sanchez of California, Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. Johnson 
 of Illinois, Mr. Boehlert, Mr. Greenwood, Mr. Shays, Mr. Leach, Mrs. 
 Johnson of Connecticut, Mr. George Miller of California, Mr. Hinchey, 
 Mr. Wu, Mr. Rahall, Mr. Doyle, Mr. Weiner, Mr. Hoeffel, Mr. Frank of 
   Massachusetts, Mr. Kildee, Mrs. Jones of Ohio, Mrs. Tauscher, Ms. 
  Baldwin, Mr. Waxman, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Mr. Holt, Mr. Doggett, Mr. 
 Becerra, Mr. Israel, Mr. McDermott, Mr. Smith of Washington, Mr. Neal 
  of Massachusetts, Mr. Moran of Virginia, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Brown of 
  Ohio, Mrs. Maloney, Ms. Lee, Mr. Kleczka, Mr. Stark, Mr. Honda, Ms. 
  Corrine Brown of Florida, Ms. Carson of Indiana, Mr. Delahunt, Mrs. 
Napolitano, Mr. Pastor, Mr. Langevin, Mr. Ford, Mr. Payne, Mr. Markey, 
 Ms. Woolsey, Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. Blumenauer, 
  Ms. DeLauro, Mr. Levin, Mr. Cummings, Mr. Wynn, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. 
 Kind, Mr. Deutsch, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Engel, Mr. Udall of Colorado, Mr. 
 McNulty, Mr. Owens, Mr. Berman, Mr. Ackerman, Mr. Boucher, Mr. Hill, 
  Mr. Sabo, Mr. Olver, Mr. Wexler, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Acevedo-Vila, Ms. 
 Harman, Ms. Solis, Ms. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas, Mr. Moore, Ms. 
  Kilpatrick, Mrs. McCarthy of New York, Mr. Watt, Mr. Gilchrest, Ms. 
    Schakowsky, Mrs. Davis of California, Mrs. Capps, Mr. Clay, Ms. 
  McCollum, Mr. Gutierrez, Mr. Fattah, Mr. Dingell, Mr. Crowley, Ms. 
Norton, Mr. Rush, Mr. Towns, Mr. Evans, Mr. Pallone, Mr. McGovern, Mr. 
Schiff, Ms. Slaughter, Ms. McCarthy of Missouri, Mr. Sherman, Ms. Linda 
T. Sanchez of California, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Nadler, Mr. Green of Texas, 
  Mrs. Lowey, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Allen, Mr. Cooper, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Mr. 
 Conyers, Mr. Clyburn, Mr. Price of North Carolina, Mr. Kucinich, Mr. 
    Capuano, Mr. Case, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Miller of North 
   Carolina, Mr. Costello, Mr. Lantos, Ms. Berkley, Mr. Hastings of 
    Florida, Mr. Tierney, Ms. Millender-McDonald, and Mr. Larson of 
 Connecticut) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
     Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on 
 Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, 
 in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the 
                jurisdiction of the committee concerned


                                 A BILL

 To protect inventoried roadless areas in the National Forest System, 
                        and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,


    This Act may be cited as the ``National Forest Roadless Area 
Conservation Act''.


    (a) Identification of Inventoried Roadless Areas.--The inventoried 
roadless areas within the National Forest System set forth in the maps 
contained in the Forest Service Roadless Area Conservation, Final 
Environmental Impact Statement, Volume 2, dated November 2000, shall be 
known and identified as National Forest Inventoried Roadless Areas.
    (b) Management and Protection.--The Secretary of Agriculture shall 
manage the National Forest Inventoried Roadless Areas identified in 
subsection (a) to maintain the roadless character and values of the 
areas in accordance with part 294 of title 36, Code of Federal 
Regulations, as amended in the final rule and record of decision 
published in the Federal Register on January 12, 2001 (66 Fed. Reg.