Summary: S.140 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (12/30/2012)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported version is repeated here.)

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and Recreation Act - Designates specified land and inland water within the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Michigan as wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS), to be known as the Sleeping Bear Dunes Wilderness.

Requires the boundary of the Wilderness to be: (1) 100 feet from the centerline of adjacent county roads, and (2) 300 feet from the centerline of adjacent state highways.

Specifies this Act's effect on: (1) the maintenance and improvement of roads located outside the boundary of the Wilderness; (2) Michigan's jurisdiction with respect to the management of fish and wildlife, including hunting and fishing, within the National Lakeshore; and (3) any treaty rights or any existing valid private property rights.