S.979 - America's Red Rock Wilderness Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Durbin, Richard [D-IL] (Introduced 05/12/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||05/12/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (text of measure as introduced in Senate: CR S2944-2947) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.979 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
America's Red Rock Wilderness Act of 2011 - Designates specified lands in the following areas of Utah as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System: (1) Great Basin, (2) Grand Staircase-Escalante, (3) Moab-La Sal Canyons, (4) Henry Mountains, (5) Glen Canyon, (6) San Juan-Anasazi, (7) Canyonlands Basin, (8) San Rafael Swell, and (9) Book Cliffs and Uinta Basin.
Introduced in Senate (05/12/2011)
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.