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S. 1695 (113th): A bill to designate a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness.


The text of the bill below is as of Nov 13, 2013 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1695

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 13, 2013

(for herself and Mr. Kirk) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

A BILL

To designate a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness.

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Designation of portion of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness

Section 4 of the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 ( 16 U.S.C. 668dd ) is amended by adding at the end the following:

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Designation of certain land as wilderness

Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska comprising approximately 1,559,538 acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled Arctic National Wildlife Refuge—1002 Area. Alternative E—Wilderness Designation, October 28, 1991 and available for inspection in the offices of the Secretary, is designated as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System under the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.).

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