IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
November 13, 2013
Ms. Cantwell (for herself and Mr. Kirk) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works
To designate a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness.
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:
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.).