H.R.3593 - Securing Our Borders and Wilderness Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Johnson, Mike [R-LA-4] (Introduced 07/28/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources; Homeland Security|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-1070|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/10/2018 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 831. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3593 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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.