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      house Committees
      House Committee on Natural Resources
      Public Lands and Environmental Regulation
  • The senate Passed June 19th, 2013
    Passed by Voice Vote
      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
    IntroducedFebruary 14th, 2013

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Title

Devil's Staircase Wilderness Act of 2013

Official Title

A bill to provide for the designation of the Devil's Staircase Wilderness Area in the State of Oregon, to designate segments of Wasson and Franklin Creeks in the State of Oregon as wild rivers, and for other purposes.

Summary

Devil's Staircase Wilderness Act of 2013 - Designates certain federal land in Oregon administered by the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) as the Devil's Staircase Wilderness and as wilderness and a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System. Specifies this Act's effect on: (1) Oregon's jurisdiction and responsibilities with respect to fish and wildlife, (2) protective perimeters and buffer zones around the Wilderness, (3) activities and uses outside of the boundary of the Wilderness, and (4) treaty rights of Indian tribes. Transfers the administrative jurisdiction over BLM land north of the Umpqua River to the Forest Service. Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate Franklin and Wasson Creeks in Oregon as wild rivers and as components of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

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