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S. 2865 (106th): Virginia Wilderness Act of 2000


The text of the bill below is as of Oct 6, 2000 (Passed the Senate). The bill was not enacted into law.


S 2865 ES

106th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2865


AN ACT

To designate certain land of the National Forest System located in the State of Virginia as wilderness.

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Virginia Wilderness Act of 2000’.

SEC. 2. 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’ (Public Law 100-326; 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:

      ‘(7) certain land in the George Washington National Forest, comprising approximately 6,500 acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled ‘The Priest Wilderness Study Area’, dated June 6, 2000, to be known as the ‘Priest Wilderness Area’; and

      ‘(8) certain land in the George Washington National Forest, comprising approximately 4,800 acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled ‘The Three Ridges Wilderness Study Area’, dated June 6, 2000, to be known as the ‘Three Ridges Wilderness Area.’.

Passed the Senate October 5 (legislative day, September 22), 2000.

Attest:

Secretary.

106th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2865

AN ACT

To designate certain land of the National Forest System located in the State of Virginia as wilderness.