CCAGW Annual Ratings

Fiscal 2021 Defense Authorization - Wilderness and River Designations


DeGette, D-Colo., amendment no. 7 that would insert the text of a bill (HR 2546) that would designate approximately 1.4 million acres of federal lands in California, Colorado and Washington as new, expanded or potential wilderness areas and designate approximately 1,221 river miles in California and Washington as wild, scenic or recreational rivers. Among other provisions, it would establish a public-private partnership to facilitate environmental remediation of federal lands and waters in California damaged by illegal marijuana operations and protect a number of existing rights and usages on designated lands, including to provide for continued military activities such as helicopter overflights.

Vote Number: 
House Vote 146
Bill Number: 
HR 6395
CCAGW Position: 
Vote Results: 
Adopted 234-179: R 5-178; D 229-0; I 0-0; O 0-1.