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Passed House amended (04/30/1986)

(Measure passed House, amended (Inserted text of H.R. 4642))

Nevada Wilderness Protection Act of 1986 Title I: Additions to the Nevada Wilderness Preservation System - Designates the following lands in Nevada as components of the National Wilderness' Preservation System: (1) the Alta Toquima Wilderness in the Toiyabe National Forest; (2) the Arc Dome Wilderness in the Toiyabe National Forest; (3) the Boundary Peak Wilderness in the Inyo National Forest; (4) the East Humboldts Wilderness in the Humboldt National Forest; (5) the Jarbidge Wilderness Additions in the Humboldt National Forest; (6) the Mt. Moriah Wilderness in the Humboldt National Forest; (7) the Mt. Rose Wilderness in the Toiyabe National Forest; (8) the Quinn Canyon Wilderness in the Humboldt National Forest; (9) the Ruby Mountains Wilderness in the Humboldt National Forest; (10) the Mt. Charleston Wilderness in the Toiyabe National Forest; and (11) the Table Mountain Wilderness in the Toiyabe National Forest.

Provides that the RARE II (second roadless area review and evaluation) final environmental statement (dated January 1979) with respect to national forest system lands in Nevada shall not be subject to judicial review. Releases national forest system lands in Nevada which were reviewed in the RARE III program from further review by the Department of Agriculture, pending the revision of initial national forest management plans. Releases lands in Nevada reviewed in the RARE II program and not designated as wilderness from management as wilderness areas. Prohibits the Department of Agriculture from conducting any further statewide roadless area review and evaluation of national forest system roadless lands in Nevada which are less than 5,000 acres in size.

Permits livestock grazing in such wilderness areas, subject to mandatory review by the Secretary of Agriculture. Directs the Secretary to report to the appropriate committees on such grazing at least every five years.

Title II: Great Basin National Park and Preserve - Establishes the Great Basin National Park and Preserve in Nevada. Directs the Secretary of the Interior to report to the appropriate congressional committees on a management plan for such park.

Abolishes as a national monument the Lehman Caves National Monument.

Authorizes appropriations.