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H.R. 1239 (106th): Morris K. Udall Wilderness Act of 1997

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 23, 1999 (Introduced).

HR 1239 IH


1st Session

H. R. 1239

To designate certain lands in Alaska as wilderness.


March 23, 1999

Mr. VENTO (for himself, Mrs. JOHNSON of Connecticut, Mr. FORBES, Mr. BONIOR, Mr. UDALL of Colorado, Ms. WOOLSEY, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. SHAYS, Ms. PELOSI, Mr. ACKERMAN, Mr. FRANKS of New Jersey, Mr. COYNE, Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Mrs. MORELLA, Mr. LEACH, Mrs. MEEK of Florida, Mr. CAMPBELL, Ms. DEGETTE, Mr. BROWN of Ohio, Mr. MCNULTY, Mr. SHERMAN, Mr. RAMSTAD, Mr. NADLER, Mr. MARKEY, Ms. KILPATRICK, Mr. WAXMAN, Ms. DELAURO, Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. ANDREWS, Mr. DAVIS of Florida, Mr. COSTELLO, Mr. WYNN, Mr. BARRETT of Wisconsin, Ms. RIVERS, Mrs. TAUSCHER, Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Mr. KILDEE, Mr. BORSKI, Mr. WEYGAND, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Mrs. MINK of Hawaii, Mr. PASCRELL, Mr. BRADY of Pennsylvania, Mr. LOBIONDO, Mr. GEJDENSON, Mr. FARR of California, Mr. BERMAN, Mr. LAFALCE, Mr. CARDIN, Ms. NORTON, Mr. ALLEN, Mr. RANGEL, Mr. MARTINEZ, Mr. KUCINICH, Mr. MEEHAN, Mr. STARK, Mrs. KELLY, Mr. ROTHMAN, Mr. KLECZKA, Mr. TIERNEY, Mr. PASTOR, Mr. CLAY, Mr. WEXLER, Mr. HOLDEN, Ms. STABENOW, Mr. HOLT, Mr. MATSUI, Mr. DEUTSCH, Mr. FILNER, Mr. DELAHUNT, Mr. NEAL of Massachusetts, Mrs. MALONEY of New York, Mr. BLUMENAUER, Mr. MORAN of Virginia, Mr. PAYNE, Mr. KIND, Mr. MENENDEZ, Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD, Mr. DIXON, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Mr. PETERSON of Minnesota, Mr. EVANS, Mr. BALDACCI, Ms. ESHOO, Mr. INSLEE, Ms. MCCARTHY of Missouri, Mr. THOMPSON of California, Mr. SABO, Mr. PALLONE, Mr. HALL of Ohio, Ms. WATERS, Mr. LANTOS, Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, Ms. SANCHEZ, Mr. PORTER, Mrs. LOWEY, Ms. LOFGREN, Mr. SAWYER, Mr. HOEFFEL, Mr. LAMPSON, Mr. MOORE, Mr. PRICE of North Carolina, Mr. OLVER, Mr. MINGE, Mr. GUTIERREZ, Mr. SANDERS, Mr. SERRANO, Mr. BOUCHER, Ms. BROWN of Florida, Mr. LUTHER, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey, Mrs. CAPPS, Mr. OBEY, Mr. CAPUANO, Mrs. NAPOLITANO, Ms. HOOLEY of Oregon, and Mr. MALONEY of Connecticut) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Resources


To designate certain lands in Alaska as wilderness.

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


    This Act may be cited as the ‘Morris K. Udall Wilderness Act of 1997’.


    In furtherance of the provisions of the Wilderness Act, an area in Alaska comprising approximately 1,559,538 acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled ‘Arctic National Wildlife Refuge--1002 Area Alternative E--Wilderness Designation’, dated October 28, 1991, and available for inspection in the offices of the Secretary of the Interior, is hereby designated as wilderness and, therefore, as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.