S.766 - Devil's Staircase Wilderness Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] (Introduced 04/07/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 112-115|
|Latest Action:||01/13/2012 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 277.|
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Summary: S.766 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate without amendment (01/13/2012)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
Devil's Staircase Wilderness Act of 2011 - Designates certain federal land in Oregon administered by the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) as the Devil's Staircase Wilderness and as wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
Specifies this Act's effect on: (1) Oregon's jurisdiction and responsibilities with respect to fish and wildlife, (2) protective perimeters and buffer zones around the Wilderness, (3) activities and uses outside of the boundary of the Wilderness, and (4) treaty rights of Indian tribes.
Transfers the administrative jurisdiction over BLM land north of the Umpqua River to the Forest Service.
Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate Franklin and Wasson Creeks in Oregon as wild rivers and as components of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System.