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H.R. 1349 (115th): To amend the Wilderness Act to ensure that the use of bicycles, wheelchairs, strollers, and game carts is not prohibited in Wilderness Areas, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 2, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1349

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 2, 2017

(for himself, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Westerman, and Mr. Pearce) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To amend the Wilderness Act to ensure that the use of bicycles, wheelchairs, strollers, and game carts is not prohibited in Wilderness Areas, and for other purposes.

1.

Use of certain wheeled devices not prohibited in Wilderness Areas

Section 4(c) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(c)) is amended by adding at the end the following: Nothing in this section shall prohibit the use of motorized wheelchairs, non-motorized wheelchairs, non-motorized bicycles, strollers, wheelbarrows, survey wheels, measuring wheels, or game carts within any wilderness area..