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Amendments to H.R. 2546

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Washington, February 12, 2020 | comments
DeGette (D-CO) – Amendment No. 1 - Makes changes to Title I – Colorado Wilderness and amounts to an approximate 60,000 acres of additional wilderness designations under Title I
  Y   229 N   189

McClintock (R-CA)
– Amendment No. 2 - Delays wilderness designations under the Act until the affected county formally approves such designation
  Y   181  239
 
McClintock (R-CA)
– Amendment No. 3 - Allows the Secretary of Agriculture or the Secretary of the Interior, as appropriate, to exclude from wilderness designations under this Act any areas that do not meet the definition of wilderness in the Wilderness Act. Allows the same for river segments that do not meet the criteria for designation under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act
   182 N   236
 
Brown (D-MD)
– Amendment No. 4 - Encourages the Secretary of Interior and Secretary of Agriculture to ensure servicemember and veteran access to public lands
Adopted Voice Y N
 
Panetta (D-CA)
– Amendment No. 5 - States that the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture may manage for fire, insects, and diseases in wilderness areas designated by this Act
  Y   406 N    12
 
Westerman (R-AR)
– Amendment No. 6 - Allows the Secretary of Agriculture or Secretary of the Interior, as appropriate, to exempt from wilderness designations under the Act any area determined by the Secretary to be at high risk of wildfire
  Y    193 N   228
 
Westerman (R-AR)
– Amendment No. 7 - Strikes all designations of “potential” wilderness under the bill
  Y    188  233
 
Cunningham (D-SC), Tipton (R-CO)
– Amendment No. 8 - Ensures that military aircraft overflights, units of special air space, and flight training routes are allowed over wilderness areas designated by this Act
  Y   419 N     1
 
Tipton (R-CO)
– Amendment No. 9 - Strikes wilderness additions in the 3rd Congressional District
  Y   183  234
 
Tipton (R-CO)
– Amendment No. 10 - Requires the Department of Defense to conduct a study on the impacts that the expansion of wilderness designations in the Western United States would have on the readiness of our armed forces with respect to aviation training
Adopted Voice Y N
 
Kilmer (D-WA) –
Amendment No. 11 - Clarifies that the Washington State Department of Natural Resources retains the authority to manage all lands currently owned by the state of Washington. Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to satisfy the requirements of section 3(d) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(d)) for new Wild and Scenic Rivers designated on the Olympic Peninsula through an updated land management plan for the Olympic National Forest
Adopted Voice Y N
 
Schrier (D-WA)
– Amendment No. 12 - Requires GAO conduct a study on how the preservation of wilderness lands can help reduce the risk of flooding in residential areas
Adopted Voice Y N
 
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