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S.483: Berryessa Snow Mountain National Conservation Area 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 Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced March 6, 2013
Latest Major Action Nov. 20, 2013
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Bill Summary

Berryessa Snow Mountain National Conservation Area Act - Establishes the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Conservation Area, to comprise approximately 349,850 acres of federal land within Napa, Lake, Mendocino, Solano, and Yolo Counties in California.

States that the purpose of the Conservation Area is the conservation, protection, and enhancement of the ecological, scenic, wildlife, recreational, cultural, historical, natural, educational, and scientific resources of the lands included in the Area for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations.

Continues to provide historical and adequate access to private inholdings in the Conservation Area.

Allows only those uses of the Conservation Area that would further the purposes for which it is established.

Requires a comprehensive plan for the protection and management of the federal lands included within the Conservation Area. Requires such plan to: (1) assess the impacts of climate ch...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 20, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-342.
March 6, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.