H. R. 5965
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 29, 2010
Mr. Mollohan introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned
To designate certain Federal land within the Monongahela National Forest as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Monongahela Conservation Legacy Act of
Designation of national forest system land in Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia, as wilderness
furtherance of the purposes of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), the
Federal land within the Monongahela National Forest in the State of West
Virginia, comprising approximately 6,042 acres, as generally depicted on the
North Fork Mountain and dated July 19, 2010, are
designated as a wilderness area for inclusion in the National Wilderness
Preservation System, and shall be known as the
North Fork Mountain
Subject to valid existing rights, the Federal lands designated as wilderness by subsection (a) shall be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture in accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.).
Effective date of wilderness
With respect to the Federal lands designated by subsection (a), any reference in the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.) to the effective date of the Wilderness Act shall be deemed to be a reference to the date of the enactment of this Act.