H.R. 2420 (112th): Colorado Wilderness Act of 2011

Introduced:
Jul 06, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 2922 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 14, 2011

Sponsor
Diana DeGette
Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Jul 06, 2011
Length
23 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4289 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 11, 2009

H.R. 2552 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 27, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 6, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 06, 2011
Referred to Committee Jul 06, 2011
 
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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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Natural Resources

Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

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7/6/2011--Introduced.
Colorado Wilderness Act of 2011 - Amends the Colorado Wilderness Act of 1993 to add specified lands in Colorado managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) (proposed as the Powderhorn Wilderness Addition) to the Powderhorn Wilderness.
Designates specified lands in Colorado managed by the BLM or the U.S. Forest Service as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS).
Designates specified lands in Colorado administered by the BLM, Forest Service, and Bureau of Reclamation as wilderness and as components of the NWPS. Incorporates such lands into the West Elk Wilderness.
Authorizes the Colorado Army National Guard, through the High-Altitude Army National Guard Aviation Training Site, to conduct aerial navigation training maneuver exercises over the wilderness areas designated by this Act.
Allows the Secretary to continue authorizing competitive running events currently permitted in the Redcloud Peak Wilderness and Handies Peak Wilderness Areas.
Provides for the securing, adjudication, and use of U.S. water rights for certain of the wilderness areas designated by this Act.

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