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Introduced in Senate (01/14/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 231


To designate a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 14, 2009

Mr. Lieberman (for himself, Mrs. Murray, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Schumer, Mr. Kohl, Mr. Feingold, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Dodd, Mrs. Boxer, Ms. Cantwell, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Reed, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Udall of New Mexico, Mr. Udall of Colorado, Mr. Harkin, Mr. Lautenberg, Mr. Kerry, Ms. Klobuchar, and Mr. Menendez) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works


A BILL

To designate a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Designation of portion of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness.

Section 4 of the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. 668dd) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(p) Designation of certain land as wilderness.—Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska comprising approximately 1,559,538 acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled ‘Arctic National Wildlife Refuge—1002 Area. Alternative E—Wilderness Designation, October 28, 1991’ and available for inspection in the offices of the Secretary, is designated as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System under the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.).”.


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