S. 799 (111th): America’s Red Rock Wilderness Act of 2009


Apr 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 2, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Durbin

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Apr 2, 2009
Length: 38 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to designate as wilderness certain Federal portions of the red rock canyons of the Colorado Plateau and the Great Basin Deserts in the State of Utah for the benefit of present and future generations of people in the United States.

Summary (CRS)

4/2/2009--Introduced.America's Red Rock Wilderness Act of 2009 - Designates specified lands in the following areas of Utah as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System:(1) Great Basin;(2) Zion and Mojave ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 2, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 799”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


23 cosponsors (21D, 2I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1170 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 19, 2007

S. 979 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 12, 2011

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