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    IntroducedMay 23rd, 2013

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Gold Butte National Conservation Area Act

Official Title

A bill to establish Gold Butte National Conservation Area in Clark County, Nevada in order to conserve, protect, and enhance the cultural, archaeological, natural, wilderness, scientific, geological, historical, biological, wildlife, educational, and scenic resources of the area, to designate wilderness areas, and for other purposes.


Gold Butte National Conservation Area Act - Establishes the Gold Butte National Conservation Area in Nevada. Establishes the Gold Butte National Conservation Area Advisory Council. Designates specified wilderness areas administered by the National Park Service (NPS) or the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Clark County, Nevada, as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System. Authorizes the Secretary, through the BLM, to establish a visitor center and field office in Mesquite, Nevada, to assist in fulfilling the purposes of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument, and the Conservation Area. States that the withdrawal of specified parcels of BLM lands for use by the Bureau of Reclamation is terminated. Requires the Conservation Area and the wilderness areas designated by this Act to be administered as components of the National Landscape Conservation System.

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