S.948 - America's Red Rock Wilderness Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] (Introduced 04/26/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||04/26/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S2560-2561; text of measure as introduced: CR S2556-2559) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.948 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/26/2017)
America's Red Rock Wilderness Act of 2017
This bill 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.
The bill sets forth administrative requirements for: (1) the exchange of state-owned lands within such areas, (2) federal reservation of water rights, (3) measurement of setbacks for roads with wilderness, (4) authorized livestock grazing, and (5) withdrawal of such lands from disposition under certain public land laws.