S. 570 (110th): Virginia Ridge and Valley Act of 2008


Feb 13, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 7, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Warner

Senator from Virginia



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Last Updated: Jun 16, 2008
Length: 34 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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)

6/16/2008--Reported to Senate amended.Virginia Ridge and Valley Act of 2008 - Designates certain lands in the Jefferson National Forest, Virginia (Brush Mountain and Brush Mountain East, Seng Mountain and Raccoon ... Read more >

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Feb 13, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 7, 2008
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 570”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 942 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 28, 2005

H.R. 1011 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 23, 2007

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