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Oregon Recreation Enhancement Act

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Oregon Recreation Enhancement Act

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A bill to designate certain land administered by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service in the State of Oregon as wilderness and national recreation areas, to withdraw certain land located in Curry County and Josephine County, Oregon, from all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws, location, entry, and patent under the mining laws, and operation under the mineral leasing and geothermal leasing laws, and for other purposes.


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Date Actions Overview
12/18/2019Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Murkowski with amendments. Without written report.
05/01/2019Introduced in Senate

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12/18/2019Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 382.
Action By: Senate
12/18/2019Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Murkowski with amendments. Without written report.
12/12/2019Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
05/14/2019Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
Action By: Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining
05/01/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Action By: Senate

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]* 05/01/2019

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Senate Energy and Natural Resources05/01/2019 Referred to
12/12/2019 Markup by
12/18/2019 Reported by
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining05/14/2019 Hearings by

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Introduced in Senate (05/01/2019)

Oregon Recreation Enhancement Act

This bill designates specified Bureau of Land Management land in Oregon as the Rogue Canyon and Molalla Recreation Areas.

Approximately 59,512 acres of specified federal land are added to the Wild Rogue Wilderness in Oregon.

Such recreation areas and lands are withdrawn from (1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral leasing, geothermal leasing, or mineral materials.

The bill also withdraws identified federally owned lands and interests within the Hunter Creek, Pistol River Headwaters, or the Rough and Ready and Baldface Creeks Mineral Withdrawal Proposal in Curry County and Josephine County, Oregon.