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S.342: Pine Forest Range Recreation Enhancement 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 Harry Reid, D-Nev.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action June 27, 2013
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Bill Summary

Pine Forest Range Recreation Enhancement Act of 2013 - Designates specified federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Humboldt County, Nevada, and to be known as the Pine Forest Range Wilderness, as wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to take necessary measures in such wilderness to control fire, insects, and diseases.

Releases BLM land in any part of the Blue Lakes and Alder Creek wilderness study areas not designated as wilderness by this Act from further study for wilderness designation.

Authorizes land exchanges involving identified federal and non-federal lands in Humboldt County.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 27, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 113.
June 27, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden without amendment. With written report No. 113-59.
May 16, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
April 25, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-28.
Feb. 14, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (text of measure as introduced in Senate: CR S776-778)