Summary: H.R.6917 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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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.