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


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 13, 2000 (Introduced).


S 2865 IS

106th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2865

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

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 13, 2000

Mr. ROBB (for himself and Mr. WARNER) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

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.’.