H.R. 5205 (111th): Central Idaho Economic Development and Recreation Act

May 04, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Michael “Mike” Simpson
Representative for Idaho's 2nd congressional district
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May 04, 2010
22 pages
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H.R. 163 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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This bill was introduced on May 4, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced May 04, 2010
Referred to Committee May 04, 2010
Full Title

To establish certain wilderness areas in central Idaho and to authorize various land conveyances involving National Forest System land and Bureau of Land Management land in central Idaho.


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Central Idaho Economic Development and Recreation Act - Designates specified parcels of federal land in central Idaho as wilderness areas and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS).
Repeals existing law requiring review of portions of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area (SNRA) for possible inclusion in the NWPS.
Provides for the use of an appropriate site in the vicinity of the Smiley Creek community in Blaine County in central Idaho for construction and use of a fire station for the Smiley Creek Rural Fire Protection District. Authorizes: (1) the use of such site through a special use permit or conveyance to the District; and (2) the issuance of a special use permit to the District for development of a well for fire protection and other public purposes.
Requires the conveyance of specified parcels of federal land to Blaine and Custer Counties and the cities of Challis and Clayton in central Idaho.
Sets forth requirements regarding travel management in Germania Creek Trail, Forest Service Trails 109 and 671, and Frog Lake Loop Trail.
Authorizes such improvements as may be necessary for maintainance of the first mile of the Murdock Creek Trail as a primitive, nonpaved, and wheel-chair accessible trail.

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