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Legislative Text - S. 1805 - The Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks Conservation Act

Legislative Text - S. 1805 - The Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks Conservation Act

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Published by Tom Udall
U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich introduce legislation to designate the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument to conserve, protect and enhance scenic, recreational and culturally significant land.
U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich introduce legislation to designate the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument to conserve, protect and enhance scenic, recreational and culturally significant land.

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FLO13B14 S.L.C.
113
TH
CONGRESS 1
ST
S
ESSION
 
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To designate the Organ Mountains and other public land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System in the State of New Mexico, to establish the Organ Mountains—Desert Peaks National Monu-ment, and for other purposes.
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
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Mr. U
DALL
of New Mexico (for himself and Mr. H
EINRICH
) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on
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A BILL
To designate the Organ Mountains and other public land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System in the State of New Mexico, to establish the Organ Mountains—Desert Peaks National Monument, and for other purposes.
 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-
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tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
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SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
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This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Organ Mountains—
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Desert Peaks Conservation Act’’.
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SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.
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In this Act:
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(1) M
 ANAGEMENT PLAN
.—The term ‘‘manage-
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ment plan’’ means the management plan for the
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Monument developed under section 4(d).
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(2) M
ONUMENT
.—The term ‘‘Monument’’
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means the Organ Mountains—Desert Peaks Na-
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tional Monument established by section 4(a).
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(3) P
UBLIC LAND ORDER
.—The term ‘‘Public
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Land Order’’ means the Public Land Order 833,
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dated May 21, 1952 (17 Fed. Reg. 4822).
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(4) S
ECRETARY 
.—The term ‘‘Secretary’’ means
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the Secretary of the Interior.
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(5) S
TATE
.—The term ‘‘State’’ means the State
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of New Mexico.
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SEC. 3. DESIGNATION OF WILDERNESS AREAS.
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(a) I
N
G
ENERAL
.—In accordance with the Wilderness
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 Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), the following areas in the
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State are designated as wilderness and as components of
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the National Wilderness Preservation System:
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(1) A 
DEN LAVA FLOW WILDERNESS
.—Certain
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land administered by the Bureau of Land Manage-
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ment in Don˜a Ana County comprising approximately
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27,673 acres, as generally depicted on the map enti-
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tled ‘‘Potrillo Mountains Complex’’ and dated De-
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cember 10, 2013, which shall be known as the
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‘‘Aden Lava Flow Wilderness’’.
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(2) B
ROAD CANYON WILDERNESS
.—Certain
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land administered by the Bureau of Land Manage-
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ment in Don˜a Ana County comprising approximately
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13,902 acres, as generally depicted on the map enti-
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tled ‘‘Desert Peaks Wilderness’’ and dated Decem-
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 ber 10, 2013, which shall be known as the ‘‘Broad
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Canyon Wilderness’’.
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(3) C
INDER CONE WILDERNESS
.—Certain land
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administered by the Bureau of Land Management in
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Don˜a Ana County comprising approximately 16,935
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acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled
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‘‘Potrillo Mountains Complex’’ and dated December
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10, 2013, which shall be known as the ‘‘Cinder Cone
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 Wilderness’’.
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(4) O
RGAN MOUNTAINS WILDERNESS
.—Certain
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land administered by the Bureau of Land Manage-
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ment in Don˜a Ana County comprising approximately
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19,197 acres, as generally depicted on the map enti-
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tled ‘‘Organ Mountains Area’’ and dated December
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10, 2013, which shall be known as the ‘‘Organ
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Mountains Wilderness’’, the boundary of which shall
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 be offset 400 feet from the centerline of Dripping
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Springs Road in T. 23 S., R. 04 E., sec. 7, New
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Mexico Principal Meridian.
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