H.R. 15446 (94th): A bill to designate certain lands as wilderness.

Introduced:
Sep 02, 1976 (94th Congress, 1975–1976)
Status:
Died (Passed House)
Sponsor
John Melcher
Representative for Montana's 2nd congressional district
Party
Democrat
Related Bills
H.R. 12913 (93rd) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 20, 1974

H.R. 15534 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 13, 1976

 
Status

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 27, 1976 but was never passed by the Senate.

Progress
Introduced Sep 02, 1976
Referred to Committee Sep 02, 1976
Passed House Sep 27, 1976
 
 
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9/2/1976--Introduced.
Designates as wilderness specified lands within the following components of the National Wildlife Refuge System and the National Forest System:
(1) Simeonof National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska;
(2) Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas;
(3) Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge, Florida;
(4) J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Florida;
(5) Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge, Florida;
(6) Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge, Illinois;
(7) Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana;
(8) Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge, Minnesota;
(9) Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, Minnesota;
(10) Mingo National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri;
(11) Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Montana;
(12) Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska;
(13) Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge, North Carolina;
(14) Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon;
(15) San Juan Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Washington;
(16) Shoshone National Forest, Wyoming;
(17) Sierra National Forest, California;
(18) Mark Twain National Forest, Missouri; and
(19) Cibola National Forest, New Mexico. Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to review the suitability of, and the President to submit recommendations relative to, preserving as wilderness specified lands within the following national forests:
(1) Angeles National Forest, California;
(2) San Bernadino National Forest, California;
(3) Mendocino National Forest, California;
(4) Mark Twain National Forest, Missouri;
(5) Flathead National Forest, Montana; and
(6) Lewis and Clark National Forest, Montana.

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