H.R. 1011 (110th): Virginia Ridge and Valley Act of 2007


Feb 13, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 23, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.


Frederick “Rick” Boucher

Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 24, 2007
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To designate additional National Forest System lands in the State of Virginia as wilderness or a wilderness study area, to designate the Kimberling Creek Potential Wilderness Area for eventual incorporation in the Kimberling Creek Wilderness, to establish the Seng Mountain and Bear Creek Scenic Areas, to provide for the development of trail plans for the wilderness areas and scenic areas, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Virginia Ridge and Valley Act of 2007 - Designates certain lands in the Jefferson National Forest, Virginia (Brush Mountain and Brush Mountain East, Seng Mountain and Raccoon Branch, Stone Mountain, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 13, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 28, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Oct 23, 2007
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1011”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (3R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1975 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 28, 2005

S. 570 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 7, 2008

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