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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Central Coast Heritage Protection Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To designate certain Federal land in the State of California as wilderness, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
02/11/2021Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
03/08/2021Referred to the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
03/08/2021Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
02/11/2021Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/11/2021Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (4)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2]* 02/11/2021
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 02/11/2021
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20]* 02/11/2021
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]* 02/11/2021

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Natural Resources02/11/2021 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands03/08/2021 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States03/08/2021 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/11/2021)

Central Coast Heritage Protection Act

This bill designates specified land within the Bakersfield Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management and in the Los Padres National Forest in California as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

The bill designates certain land in the Los Padres National Forest as

  • the Machesna Mountain Potential Wilderness Area, to be incorporated into the Machesna Mountain Wilderness Area;
  • the Fox Mountain Potential Wilderness Area, to be incorporated into the San Rafael Wilderness;
  • the Condor Ridge Scenic Area;
  • the Black Mountain Scenic Area; and
  • the Condor National Scenic Trail.

The bill also designates specified segments of the Indian, Mono, Matilija, Sespe, and Piru Creeks and Sisquoc River in California as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System and requires studies of new trails for recreation opportunities in California.

Indian tribes shall be assured access to the wilderness areas, scenic areas, and potential wilderness areas designated by this bill for traditional cultural and religious purposes.