H.R. 2379 (103rd): California Desert and Employment Preservation Act of 1993

Jun 10, 1993 (103rd Congress, 1993–1994)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Jerry Lewis
Representative for California's 40th congressional district
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Last Updated
Jun 10, 1993
25 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 518 (Related)
California Desert Protection Act of 1994

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 27, 1994


This bill was introduced on June 10, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 10, 1993
Referred to Committee Jun 10, 1993
Full Title

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


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7 cosponsors (7R) (show)

House Natural Resources

Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

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California Desert and Employment Preservation Act of 1993 - Designates as additions to the National Wilderness Preservation System certain public lands located in California within the Bakersfield District, the Susanville District, the Ukiah District, the California Desert District, the Yuma, Arizona, District, and the Carson City, Nevada, District of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Incorporates certain public lands in the California Desert District into the Death Valley National Monument and the Joshua Tree National Monument and makes such lands part of the National Park System. Requires the Secretary of the Interior to prepare plans to manage designated wilderness areas.
Withdraws such areas from exploitation under the public lands laws.
Provides for the continuation of demilitarization activities and the overflight of military aircraft in such areas.
Directs the Secretary to assure access to such areas for traditional Indian cultural and religious purposes.
Permits the Secretary, upon the request of an Indian tribe or religious community, to temporarily close an area to protect the privacy of religious or cultural activities.
States that lands administered by the BLM in California that have not been designated as wilderness areas have been adequately studied for wilderness designation and releases them from certain requirements.
Authorizes appropriations.

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