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Titles (10)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Protecting America's Wilderness Act

Short Titles as Passed House for portions of this bill
  • Central Coast Heritage Protection Act
  • Colorado Wilderness Act of 2020
  • Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act
  • Rim of the Valley Corridor Preservation Act
  • San Gabriel Mountains Foothills and Rivers Protection Act
  • Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act

Short Titles as Reported to House

Colorado Wilderness Act of 2019

Short Titles as Introduced

Colorado Wilderness Act of 2019

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To designate certain lands in the State of Colorado as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (3)

Date
02/12/2020Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 231 - 183 (Roll no. 69).
02/04/2020Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 116-387.
05/07/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (75)

Date Chamber
02/13/2020SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
02/12/2020-5:01pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
02/12/2020-5:01pmHouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 231 - 183 (Roll no. 69).
02/12/2020-4:55pmHouseOn motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 199 - 215 (Roll no. 68).
02/12/2020-4:48pmHouseThe previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
02/12/2020-4:37pmHouseFloor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McClintock motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to allow mechanical wildfire mitigation in wilderness areas designated under the bill to protect life, property or the environment.
02/12/2020-4:37pmHouseMr. McClintock moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Natural Resources. (text: CR H1110)
02/12/2020-4:36pmHouseThe House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
02/12/2020-4:36pmHouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
02/12/2020-4:35pmHouseThe House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2546.
02/12/2020-4:35pmHouseH.Amdt.797 On agreeing to the Tipton amendment (A009) Failed by recorded vote: 183 - 234 (Roll no. 67).
02/12/2020-4:30pmHouseH.Amdt.796 On agreeing to the Cunningham amendment (A008) Agreed to by recorded vote: 419 - 1 (Roll no. 66).
02/12/2020-4:27pmHouseH.Amdt.795 On agreeing to the Westerman amendment (A007) Failed by recorded vote: 188 - 233 (Roll no. 65).
02/12/2020-4:22pmHouseH.Amdt.794 On agreeing to the Westerman amendment (A006) Failed by recorded vote: 193 - 228 (Roll no. 64).
02/12/2020-4:18pmHouseH.Amdt.793 On agreeing to the Panetta amendment (A005) Agreed to by recorded vote: 406 - 12 (Roll no. 63).
02/12/2020-4:14pmHouseH.Amdt.791 On agreeing to the McClintock amendment (A003) Failed by recorded vote: 182 - 236 (Roll no. 62).
02/12/2020-4:10pmHouseH.Amdt.790 On agreeing to the McClintock amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 181 - 239 (Roll no. 61).
02/12/2020-4:03pmHouseH.Amdt.789 On agreeing to the DeGette amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 229 - 189 (Roll no. 60).
02/12/2020-3:32pmHouseUNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendments, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
02/12/2020-3:32pmHouseThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
02/12/2020-3:32pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1104-1112)
02/12/2020-3:02pmHouseCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2546 as unfinished business.
02/12/2020-3:02pmHouseOn motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
02/12/2020-3:02pmHouseMs. DeGette moved that the committee rise.
02/12/2020-3:01pmHouseH.Amdt.800 On agreeing to the Schrier amendment (A012) Agreed to by voice vote.
02/12/2020-2:55pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 844, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schrier amendment No. 12.
02/12/2020-2:55pmHouseH.Amdt.800 Amendment (A012) offered by Ms. Schrier. (consideration: CR H1103-1104; text: CR H1104)
02/12/2020-2:54pmHouseH.Amdt.799 On agreeing to the Kilmer amendment (A011) Agreed to by voice vote.
02/12/2020-2:48pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 844, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kilmer amendment No. 11.
02/12/2020-2:48pmHouseH.Amdt.799 Amendment (A011) offered by Mr. Kilmer. (consideration: CR H1102-1103; text: CR H1102-1103)
02/12/2020-2:47pmHouseH.Amdt.798 On agreeing to the Tipton amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.
02/12/2020-2:42pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 844, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tipton amendment No. 10.
02/12/2020-2:42pmHouseH.Amdt.798 Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Tipton. (consideration: CR H1101-1102; text: CR H1102)
02/12/2020-2:42pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Tipton amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Tipton demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
02/12/2020-2:30pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 844, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tipton amendment No. 9.
02/12/2020-2:30pmHouseH.Amdt.797 Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Tipton. (consideration: CR H1097-1101, H1109-1110; text: CR H1097)
02/12/2020-2:29pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cunningham amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Cunningham demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
02/12/2020-2:25pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 844, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cunningham amendment No. 8.
02/12/2020-2:25pmHouseH.Amdt.796 Amendment (A008) offered by Mr. Cunningham. (consideration: CR H1096-1097, H1109; text: CR H1096)
02/12/2020-2:24pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Westerman amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Westerman demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
02/12/2020-2:16pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 844, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Westerman amendment No. 7.
02/12/2020-2:16pmHouseH.Amdt.795 Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Westerman. (consideration: CR H1095-1096, H1108-1109; text: CR H1095)
02/12/2020-2:15pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Westerman amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Westerman demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
02/12/2020-2:06pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 844, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Westerman amendment No. 6.
02/12/2020-2:06pmHouseH.Amdt.794 Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. Westerman. (consideration: CR H1094-1095, H1107-1108; text: CR H1094)
02/12/2020-2:06pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Panetta amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Panetta demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
02/12/2020-1:59pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 844, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Panetta amendment No. 5.
02/12/2020-1:59pmHouseH.Amdt.793 Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Panetta. (consideration: CR H1093-1094, H1107; text: CR H1093)
02/12/2020-1:59pmHouseH.Amdt.792 On agreeing to the Brown (MD) amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
02/12/2020-1:56pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 844, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brown (MD) amendment No. 4.
02/12/2020-1:55pmHouseH.Amdt.792 Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Brown (MD). (consideration: CR H1092-1093; text: CR H1092)
02/12/2020-1:55pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McClintock amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. McClintock demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
02/12/2020-1:46pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 844, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McClintock amendment No. 3.
02/12/2020-1:46pmHouseH.Amdt.791 Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. McClintock. (consideration: CR H1091-1092, H1106-1107; text: CR H1091)
02/12/2020-1:45pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McClintock amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. McClintock demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
02/12/2020-1:38pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 844, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McClintock amendment No. 2.
02/12/2020-1:37pmHouseH.Amdt.790 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. McClintock. (consideration: CR H1090-1091, H1105-1106; text: CR H1090)
02/12/2020-1:37pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeGette amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Tipton demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
02/12/2020-1:30pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 844, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeGette amendment No. 1.
02/12/2020-1:30pmHouseH.Amdt.789 Amendment (A001) offered by Ms. DeGette. (consideration: CR H1089-1090, H1105; text: CR H1089)
02/12/2020-12:23pmHouseGENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2546.
02/12/2020-12:23pmHouseThe Speaker designated the Honorable James P. McGovern to act as Chairman of the Committee.
02/12/2020-12:23pmHouseHouse resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 844 and Rule XVIII.
02/12/2020-12:22pmHouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 2546 and H.J. Res. 79. The resolution provides for one hour of debate on each measure. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 2546 under a structured rule and consideration of H.J.Res. 79 under a closed rule with a motion to recommit with or without instructions for each measure.
02/12/2020-12:22pmHouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 844. (consideration: CR H1058-1104; text: CR H1066-1089)
02/10/2020-7:15pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 844 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2546 and H.J. Res. 79. The resolution provides for one hour of debate on each measure. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 2546 under a structured rule and consideration of H.J.Res. 79 under a closed rule with a motion to recommit with or without instructions for each measure.
02/04/2020HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 310.
02/04/2020HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 116-387.
11/20/2019HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 13.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
11/20/2019HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
11/20/2019HouseSubcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Discharged.
07/10/2019HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
05/16/2019HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
05/07/2019HouseReferred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
05/07/2019HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (1)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2]* 05/07/2019

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Natural Resources05/07/2019 Referred to
11/20/2019 Markup by
02/04/2020 Reported by H. Rept. 116-387
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands05/16/2019 Referred to
07/10/2019 Hearings by
11/20/2019 Discharged from
Senate Energy and Natural Resources02/13/2020 Referred to

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Reported to House (02/04/2020)

Colorado Wilderness Act of 2019

This bill designates specified lands in Colorado managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) or the Forest Service as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

The bill designates specified lands in Colorado administered by the BLM, the National Park Service, and Bureau of Reclamation as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System. Such lands shall be incorporated into the West Elk Wilderness.

The Department of the Interior may continue authorizing competitive running events currently permitted in the Redcloud Peak Wilderness and Handies Peak Wilderness Areas.

The Colorado Army National Guard, through the High-Altitude Army National Guard Aviation Training Site, may conduct aerial navigation training maneuver exercises over the wilderness areas designated by this bill.

The bill designates specified lands managed by the BLM as (1) potential wilderness areas, and (2) as the Pisgah East Wilderness and the Pisgah West Wilderness upon publication by Interior of a notice in the Federal Register that all nonconforming uses of such lands authorized by this bill have ceased.

The bill provides for the securing, adjudication, and use of U.S. water rights for certain of the wilderness areas designated by this bill.