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116th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                S. 3075

 To designate as wilderness certain National Forest System land in the 
               State of Illinois, and for other purposes.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                           December 17, 2019

  Mr. Romney introduced the following bill; which was read twice and 
   referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

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                                 A BILL


 
 To designate as wilderness certain National Forest System land in the 
               State of Illinois, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Shawnee Wilderness Designation 
Act''.

SEC. 2. SHAWNEE WILDERNESS, ILLINOIS.

    (a) Designation.--In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 
1131 et seq.), there is designated as wilderness and as a component of 
the National Wilderness Preservation System, to be known as the 
``Shawnee Wilderness'' (referred to in this Act as the ``Wilderness''), 
the approximately 289,000 acres of Forest Service land comprising the 
Shawnee National Forest in the State of Illinois.
    (b) Map; Legal Description.--
            (1) In general.--As soon as practicable after the date of 
        enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Agriculture (referred 
        to in this Act as the ``Secretary'') shall prepare a map and 
        legal description of the Wilderness.
            (2) Force of law.--The map and legal description prepared 
        under paragraph (1) shall have the same force and effect as if 
        included in this Act, except that the Secretary may correct 
        clerical and typographical errors in the map and legal 
        description.
            (3) Availability.--The map and legal description prepared 
        under paragraph (1) shall be on file and available for public 
        inspection in the appropriate offices of the Forest Service.
    (c) Administration.--Subject to valid existing rights, the 
Wilderness shall be administered by the Secretary in accordance with 
the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), except that any reference 
in that Act to the effective date shall be considered to be a reference 
to the date of enactment of this Act.
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