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S.1794: Browns Canyon National Monument and Wilderness Act of 2013
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||Mark Udall, D-Colo.|
|Total Cosponsors||1 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||Dec. 10, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||July 23, 2014|
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Browns Canyon National Monument and Wilderness Act of 2013 - Establishes the Browns Canyon National Monument in Colorado to preserve the nationally significant biological, cultural, recreational, natural, wilderness, historic, scenic, riparian, geological, educational, and scientific values found within the National Monument.
Prohibits the inclusion of any part of the Arkansas River within such monument.
Amends the Colorado Wilderness Act of 1993 to designate as the Browns Canyon Wilderness specified federal land in Chaffee County, Colorado, comprising approximately 7,900 acres of land managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and 2,500 acres in the Pike and San Isabel National Forests.
Allows livestock grazing, if already established within the Wilderness, to continue.
Authorizes measures to control fire, insects, disease, nonnative invasive plants, and noxious weeds within the Wilderness and National Monument.
Requires the Secretary of...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|July 23, 2014||Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-493.|
|Dec. 10, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.|