H.R. 4289 (111th): Colorado Wilderness Act of 2009

Dec 11, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Diana DeGette
Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district
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Dec 11, 2009
18 pages
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H.R. 2922 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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This bill was introduced on December 11, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Dec 11, 2009
Referred to Committee Dec 11, 2009
Full Title

To designate certain lands in the State of Colorado as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, and for other purposes.


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Colorado Wilderness Act of 2009 - Designates specified lands in Colorado, administered by the Bureau of Land Management or the U.S. Forest Service, as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
Authorizes the Colorado Army National Guard, through the High Altitude ARNG Aviation Training Site, to conduct aerial navigation training maneuver exercises over and upon the lands designated as potential wilderness by this Act.
Provides for the obtaining, exercise, and protection of U.S. water rights for the wilderness and potential wilderness areas.
Designates specified lands (proposed as Deep Creek Wilderness and Pisgah Mountain Wilderness) as potential wilderness areas. Requires such lands to be designated as wilderness upon publication of a notice that all nonconforming uses of those lands have ceased.

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