H.R. 3339 (104th): Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness Act of 1996

Apr 25, 1996 (104th Congress, 1995–1996)
Died (Referred to Committee)
David Skaggs
Representative for Colorado's 2nd congressional district
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Apr 25, 1996
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This bill was introduced on April 25, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Apr 25, 1996
Referred to Committee Apr 25, 1996
Full Title

To designate certain lands in Rocky Mountain National Park as wilderness, and for other purposes.


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Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness Act of 1996 - Designates certain lands in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System which, together with specified lands within the Indian Peaks Wilderness, shall be known as the Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness. Reserves water rights in such area sufficient for purposes of the wilderness designation.
Provides that this Act shall not be construed to prevent or impede activities under the surface of lands designated as wilderness by this Act to operate, maintain, repair, or replace the Alva B. Adams Tunnel of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project. Repeals provisions authorizing the Bureau of Reclamation to enter and utilize for flowage or other purposes areas within the Park which may be necessary for the development and maintenance of a Government reclamation project.

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