Summary: H.R.3593 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3593. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (07/28/2017)

Securing Our Borders and Wilderness Act

This bill amends the Wilderness Act to allow the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the following activities within a wilderness area for the purpose of securing the international land borders of the United States:

  • access structures, installations, and roads;
  • use motor vehicles and aircraft;
  • deploy temporary infrastructure in response to emergencies; or
  • construct and maintain roads and fences, subject to the approval of the Department of the Interior.

Any such activity shall be carried out in a manner that protects the wilderness character of the area.