S.352: Devil's Staircase Wilderness Act of 2013

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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 Ron Wyden, D-Ore.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action June 21, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported version is repeated here.)

Devil's Staircase Wilderness Act of 2013 - Designates certain federal land in Oregon administered by the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) as the Devil's Staircase Wilderness and as wilderness and a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

Specifies this Act's effect on: (1) Oregon's jurisdiction and responsibilities with respect to fish and wildlife, (2) protective perimeters and buffer zones around the Wilderness, (3) activities and uses outside of the boundary of the Wilderness, and (4) treaty rights of Indian tribes.

Transfers the administrative jurisdiction over BLM land north of the Umpqua River to the Forest Service.

Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate Franklin and Wasson Creeks in Oregon as wild rivers and as components of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Sys...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 21, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
June 20, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
June 20, 2013 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
June 20, 2013 Received in the House.
June 19, 2013 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4717-4722; text as passed Senate: CR S4721)
April 22, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 59.
April 22, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden without amendment. With written report No. 113-28.
March 14, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Feb. 14, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.