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H.R.829: To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate a segment of Illabot Creek in Skagit County, Washington, as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Suzan K. DelBene, D-Wash.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 26, 2013
Latest Major Action May 17, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate a specified segment of the Illabot Creek in Skagit County, Washington, as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

Prohibits the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) from acquiring lands or interests within the boundaries of the Illabot Creek Wild and Scenic River by condemnation.

Specifies this Act's effect on the creation of protective perimeters and buffer zones.

Prohibits the inclusion of private and non-federal property within the River's boundaries without the owner's written consent.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 17, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 50.
May 17, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-74.
April 24, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
April 24, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 24, 2013 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
March 4, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Feb. 26, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.