Summary: H.R.1109 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1109. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (02/23/2009)

Wild Monongahela Act: A National Legacy for West Virginia's Special Places - Designates specified federal lands in the Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia, as wilderness and as either a new component, or as an addition to an existing component, of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

Modifies the boundary of the Laurel Fork South Wilderness designated by P.L. 97- 466 (relating to the designation of certain lands in the Monongahela National Forest as wilderness) to exclude two specified parcels of land.

States that the boundary of the Monongahela National Forest is confirmed to include specified tracts of land.

Requires the development of a plan to provide for enhanced nonmotorized recreation trail opportunities on lands not designated as wilderness within the Monongahela National Forest.

Provides for the consideration of conversion of forest roads within Monongahela National Forest to nonmotorized uses to enhance recreational opportunities within the Forest.