H.R.1776: Clear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation 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 Sam Farr, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 3 (All Republicans)
Introduced April 26, 2013
Latest Major Action May 20, 2014
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Bill Summary

Clear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation Act - Establishes the Clear Creek National Recreation Area in California to promote environmentally responsible high-quality motorized and non-motorized trail based recreation, including off-highway vehicle use, scenic touring, and access for hunting and gem collecting, while protecting landscape resources.

Instructs the Secretary to use the 2005 Clear Creek Management Area Travel Management Plan as modified by this Act or by the Secretary to incorporate natural resource protection information unavailable in 2005 as the basis for an interim management plan to govern motorized recreation in the Recreation Area.

Requires the Secretary to create a comprehensive management plan for the Recreation Area within two years of enactment of this Act.

Requires landowners to be provided with adequate access to inholdings within the Recreation Area.

Permits livestock grazing to be allowed to continue in areas...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 20, 2014 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
May 3, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
April 26, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.