H.R.2809 - To amend the Wilderness Act to allow recreation organizations consisting of hikers or horseback riders to cross wilderness areas on established trails, and for other purposes.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5] (Introduced 06/10/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||06/15/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2809 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/10/2009)
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, so long as such travel is conducted within a day and is completed 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.