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      house Committees
      House Committee on Natural Resources
      Public Lands and Environmental Regulation
      Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs
    IntroducedNovember 14th, 2013

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Title

River Paddling Protection Act

Official Title

To provide for the use of hand-propelled vessels in Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and the National Elk Refuge, and for other purposes.

Summary

River Paddling Protection Act - Opens the rivers and streams of Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming to hand-propelled vessels. Declares specified regulations to have no force or effect with regard to the closing of rivers and streams of such Parks to such vessels. Requires the Fish and Wildlife Service to coordinate any recreational use of hand-propelled vessels on the Gros Ventre River within the National Elk Refuge in Wyoming with Grand Teton National Park to ensure that use is consistent with the requirements of the National Wildlife Refuge Administration Act.

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