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H.R. 4646 (106th): To designate certain National Forest System lands within the boundaries of the State of Virginia as wilderness areas, and for other purposes.

The text of the bill below is as of Nov 1, 2000 (Passed Congress).


H.R.4646

One Hundred Sixth Congress

of the

United States of America

AT THE SECOND SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Monday,

the twenty-fourth day of January, two thousand

An Act

To designate certain National Forest System lands within the boundaries of the State of Virginia as wilderness areas.

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

SECTION 1. DESIGNATION OF WILDERNESS AREAS.

    Section 1 of the Act entitled ‘An Act to designate certain National Forest System lands in the States of Virginia and West Virginia as wilderness areas’, approved June 7, 1988 (102 Stat. 584) is amended--

      (1) in paragraph (5), by striking ‘and’ at the end;

      (2) in paragraph (6), by striking the period and inserting a semicolon; and

      (3) by adding at the end the following new paragraphs:

      ‘(7) certain lands in the George Washington National Forest, which comprise approximately 5,963 acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled ‘The Priest Wilderness Study Area’, dated June 6, 2000, and which shall be known as the Priest Wilderness Area; and

      ‘(8) certain lands in the George Washington National Forest, which comprise approximately 4,608 acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled ‘The Three Ridges Wilderness Study Area’, dated June 6, 2000, and which shall be known as the Three Ridges Wilderness Area.’.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.