H.R. 1109 (111th): Wild Monongahela Act: A National Legacy for West Virginia’s Special Places

Introduced:
Feb 23, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Nick Rahall II
Representative for West Virginia's 3rd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 23, 2009
Length
8 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 5151 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 22, 2008

S. 22 (Related)
Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009

Failed Under Suspension
Last Action: Mar 11, 2009

 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 23, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 23, 2009
Referred to Committee Feb 23, 2009
 
Full Title

To designate as wilderness additional National Forest System lands in the Monongahela National Forest in the State of West Virginia, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (1D, 1R) (show)
Committees

House Agriculture

Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition

House Natural Resources

Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

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2/23/2009--Introduced.
Wild Monongahela Act: A National Legacy for West Virginia's Special Places - Designates specified federal lands in the Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia, as wilderness and as either a new component, or as an addition to an existing component, of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
Modifies the boundary of the Laurel Fork South Wilderness designated by P.L. 97- 466 (relating to the designation of certain lands in the Monongahela National Forest as wilderness) to exclude two specified parcels of land.
States that the boundary of the Monongahela National Forest is confirmed to include specified tracts of land.
Requires the development of a plan to provide for enhanced nonmotorized recreation trail opportunities on lands not designated as wilderness within the Monongahela National Forest.
Provides for the consideration of conversion of forest roads within Monongahela National Forest to nonmotorized uses to enhance recreational opportunities within the Forest.

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