H.R. 996: Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act

To designate certain National Forest System lands and certain public lands under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior in the States of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming as wilderness, wild and scenic rivers, wildland recovery areas, and biological connecting corridors, and for other purposes.

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Feb 13, 2015


Referred to Committee on Feb 13, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 13, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Carolyn Maloney

Representative for New York's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2015
Length: 186 pages


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Feb 13, 2015

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