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  • EnactedJuly 25th, 2014
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The senate Passed July 9th, 2014
    Passed by Voice Vote
      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
      Public Lands, Forests, and Mining
  • The house Passed June 17th, 2013
    Roll Call Vote 398 Yea / 0 Nay
      house Committees
      House Committee on Natural Resources
      Public Lands and Environmental Regulation
    IntroducedFebruary 27th, 2013

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Title

Idaho Wilderness Water Resources Protection Act

Official Title

To authorize the continued use of certain water diversions located on National Forest System land in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness and the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness in the State of Idaho, and for other purposes.

Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Idaho Wilderness Water Resources Protection Act - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to issue a special use authorization for the continued operation and reconstruction of a water storage, transport, or diversion facility located on National Forest System land in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness and the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness in Idaho if: the facility was in existence on the date on which it was designated as part of the National Wilderness Preservation System; the facility has been in continuous use to deliver water for beneficial use on the owner's non-federal land; the owner holds a valid water right under state law that predates the designation; and relocating the facility is not practicable or feasible.