H.R.6917 - To amend the Wilderness Act to allow recreation organizations to cross wilderness areas on established trails, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5] (Introduced 09/16/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||09/22/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands.|
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Summary: H.R.6917 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/16/2008)
Amends the Wilderness Act to grant members of recreation organizations the right to cross wilderness areas on established trails without restriction as part of a journey along a connecting system of trails across public, private, or wilderness area lands, provided such right is exercised within a day and continued without unreasonable delay. Defines a "recreation organization."
Authorizes agencies administering wilderness areas to limit the exercise of such right within any specific area to not more than 10 wilderness crossings annually.