Summary

                            A bill to designate the Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Special Management Area in the State of Oregon.

Introduced in Senate
Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Special Management Area Designation Act 

 This bill designates approximately 99,653 acres of Forest Service land in
Oregon as the "Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Special Management Area."

Reported to Senate without amendment
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been
expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Special Management Area Designation Act 

 (Sec. 4) This bill designates approximately 99,653 acres of Forest Service land
in Oregon as the "Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Special Management
Area."

The special management area shall be administered by the Forest Service to: 

 * conserve and enhance the natural character, scientific use, and the
   botanical, recreational, ecological, fish and wildlife, scenic, drinking
   water, and cultural values of the special management area; 
 * maintain and seek to enhance the wild salmonid habitat of the special
   management area; 
 * maintain or enhance the watershed as a thermal refuge for wild salmonids; and 
 * preserve opportunities for recreation, including primitive recreation. 

 The bill withdraws the federal land within the boundaries of the special
management area's river segments from: 

 * entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; 
 * location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and 
 * disposition under all laws relating to mineral and geothermal leasing or
   mineral materials.



                        

Actions

  • Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 84.

    May 16th, 2017
  • Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Murkowski without amendment. With written report No. 115-66.

    May 16th, 2017
  • Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Murkowski without amendment. With written report No. 115-66.

    May 16th, 2017
  • Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.

    Mar 30th, 2017
  • Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S1581; text of measure as introduced: CR S1581-1582)

    Mar 2nd, 2017
  • Introduced in Senate

    Mar 2nd, 2017