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Introduced in House (10/16/2003)

Southern California Wild Heritage Act of 2003 - Designates specified national forest and Bureau of Land Management district lands in California as wilderness and components of the National Wilderness Preservation System (System). Requires such areas to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior or Agriculture, whichever has current administrative jurisdiction over each area.

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.

Establishes the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest for public enjoyment and scientific study. Requires the development of a comprehensive management plan for such Forest.