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HR 4823 - Establishing Sedona-Red Rock National Scenic Area - Key Vote

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Joe Donnelly, Sr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (258-160) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishing Sedona-Red Rock National Scenic Area

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that designates land in the Coconino National Forest in Arizona as the Sedona-Red Rock National Scenic Area.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the Sedona-Red Rock National Scenic Area, consisting of approximately 160,000 acres of National Forest Land within the Coconino National Forest, for the following purposes (Sec. 2):
    • Limiting exchanges of land included in the area; and
    • Managing the land in the area as provided in the land and resource management plan for the Coconino National Forest.
  • Prohibits exchanges of land within the Sedona-Red Rock National Scenic Area, unless the following criteria are met (Sec. 2):
    • The exchange results in the acquisition of land within the boundaries of the Scenic Area from a willing seller for inclusion in the Scenic Area;
    • There is no net loss of National Forest System land within the boundaries of the Scenic Area; and
    • An environmental analysis is completed prior to the exchange in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 USC 4321) and the applicable forest plan amendment.
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE WAS TAKEN UNDER A SUSPENSION OF THE RULES TO CUT OFF DEBATE EARLY AND VOTE TO PASS THE BILL, THEREBY REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Establishing Sedona-Red Rock National Scenic Area

Sponsors

  • Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ - D) (Out Of Office)
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