Summary: S.2963 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.2963. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (01/28/2010)

Cathedral Rock and Horse Heaven Wilderness Act of 2010 - Designates specified Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land in Oregon, to be known as the Cathedral Rock Wilderness and the Horse Heaven Wilderness, as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

Sets forth requirements for the administration of the wilderness areas, including with respect to the incorporation of acquired land and interests, domestic livestock grazing, access to non-federal land, state water laws, and tribal rights.

Withdraws federal land within the wilderness areas from all forms of: (1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) disposition under all laws relating to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral materials.

Authorizes certain land exchanges with specified landowners. Requires appraisals to be conducted of the federal and non-federal land to be exchanged.