S.799 - America's Red Rock Wilderness Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Durbin, Richard [D-IL] (Introduced 04/02/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||04/02/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (text of measure as introduced: CR S4345-4349) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.799 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
America's Red Rock Wilderness Act of 2009 - Designates specified lands in the following areas of Utah as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System: (1) Great Basin; (2) Zion and Mojave Desert; (3) Grand Staircase-Escalante; (4) Moab-La Sal Canyons; (5) Henry Mountains; (6) Glen Canyon; (7) San Juan-Anasazi; (8) Canyonlands Basin; (9) San Rafael Swell; and (10) Book Cliffs and Uinta Basin.
Introduced in Senate (04/02/2009)
Sets forth administrative provisions regarding: (1) filing by the Secretary of the Interior of a map and a legal description of each designated wilderness area with appropriate congressional committees; (2) the exchange of state-owned lands within such areas; (3) federal reservation of water rights; (4) measurement of setbacks for roads with wilderness; (5) authorized livestock grazing; and (6) withdrawal of such lands from disposition under certain public land laws.