Legislation

Jan 28 2014

S. 1967

Official Short: Inventoried Roadless Area Management Act

Long Title: To provide for the management of certain inventoried roadless areas, and for other purposes.

Sponsors: Mr. Barasso.

STATUS:

  • January 28, 2014.--Introduced.

S.1967

Inventoried Roadless Area Management Act (Introduced in Senate - IS)

S 1967 IS

113th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 1967

To provide for the management of certain inventoried roadless areas, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
January 28, 2014

Mr. BARRASSO introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To provide for the management of certain inventoried roadless areas, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Inventoried Roadless Area Management Act'.

SEC. 2. MANAGEMENT OF INVENTORIED ROADLESS AREAS.

    (a) Finding- Congress finds that, for purposes of the second roadless area review and evaluation program (RARE II) and the land and resource management plan revision process under section 6 of the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974 (16 U.S.C. 1604), the National Forest System land described in subsection (c) has been adequately studied for wilderness designation and should not be recommended as potential additions to the National Wilderness Preservation System.
    (b) Release- The National Forest System land described in subsection (c)--
      (1) is no longer subject to the land use restrictions of the Roadless Area Conservation Rule established under part 294 of title 36, Code of Federal Regulations (or successor regulations); and
      (2) shall not be managed to preserve roadless or wilderness characteristics.
    (c) Description of Land- The National Forest System land referred to in subsections (a) and (b) is each of the inventoried roadless areas within the National Forest System in the State of Wyoming, as set forth in the maps contained in the Forest Service Roadless Area Conservation, Final Environmental Impact Statement, Volume 2, dated November 2000.