H.R.1025: Berryessa Snow Mountain National Conservation Area Act

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Mike Thompson, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 9 (All Democrats)
Introduced March 7, 2013
Latest Major Action July 23, 2013
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Bill Summary

Berryessa Snow Mountain National Conservation Area Act - Establishes the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Conservation Area within Napa, Lake, Mendocino, Solano, and Yolo Counties in California.

States that the purpose of the Conservation Area is the conservation, protection, and enhancement of the ecological, scenic, wildlife, recreational, cultural, historical, natural, educational, and scientific resources of the lands included in the Area for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations.

Continues to provide historical and adequate access to private inholdings in the Conservation Area.

Allows only those uses of the Conservation Area that would further the purposes for which it is established.

Requires a comprehensive plan for the protection and management of the federal lands included within the Conservation Area. Requires such plan to: (1) assess the impacts of climate change, (2) include a comprehensive weed management strateg...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 23, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
March 12, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
March 7, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.