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Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the Senate abolished and replaced by Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate, effective Feb. 11, 1977. See Rule XXV of Standing Rules of the Senate, as amended by Senate Resolution No. 4 (popularly cited as the ''Committee System Reorganization Amendments of 1977''), approved Feb. 4, 1977. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives changed to Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives on Jan. 5, 1993, by House Resolution No. 5, One Hundred Third Congress. Committee on Natural Resources of House of Representatives treated as referring to Committee on Resources of House of Representatives by section 1(a) of Pub. L. 104-14, set out as a note preceding section 21 of Title 2, The Congress.

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Farallon Wilderness, Farallon National Wildlife Refuge, California. - Pub. L. 93-550, title I, Dec. 26, 1974, 88 Stat. 1744.

Fire Island Wilderness, Fire Island National Seashore, New York. - Pub. L. 96-585, Sec. 1(a)-(d), Dec. 23, 1980, 94 Stat. 3379.

Fish Creek Mountains Wilderness, California Desert Conservation Area, of Bureau of Land Management, California. - Pub. L. 103-433, title I, Sec. 102(21), Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4475.

Fishhooks Wilderness, Graham County, Arizona. - Pub. L. 101-628, title I, Sec. 101(a)(22), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4471.

Fitzpatrick Wilderness, Shoshone National Forest, Wyoming. - Pub. L. 94-557, Sec. 2(a), Oct. 19, 1976, 90 Stat. 2635; Pub. L. 94-567, Sec. 8, Oct. 20, 1976, 90 Stat. 2695; Pub. L. 98-550, title II, Sec. 201(a)(11), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2809.

Flat Tops Wilderness, Routt and White River National Forests, Colorado. - Pub. L. 94-146, Dec. 12, 1975, 89 Stat. 802.

Flatside Wilderness, Ouachita National Forest, Arkansas. - Pub.L. 98-508, Sec. 3(d), Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2350.

Florida Keys Wilderness, Key Deer, Great White Heron and Key West National Wildlife Refuges, Florida. - Pub. L. 93-632, Sec. 1(b), Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2153.

Forrester Island Wilderness, Forrester Island National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. - Pub. L.91-504, Sec. 1(a), Oct. 23, 1970, 84 Stat. 1104.

Fort Niobrara Wilderness, Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska. - Pub. L. 94-557, Sec. 1(n), Oct. 19, 1976, 90 Stat. 2634.

Fossil Ridge Wilderness, Gunnison National Forest, Colorado. - Pub. L. 103-77, Sec. 2(a)(6), Aug. 13, 1993, 107 Stat. 757.

Fossil Springs Wilderness, Coconino National Forest, Arizona. - Pub. L. 98-406, title I, Sec. 101(a)(6), Aug. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1485.

Four Peaks Wilderness, Tonto National Forest, Arizona. - Pub. L. 98-406, title I, Sec. 101(a)(7), Aug. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1485.

Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness, Boise, Challis, Payette, Salmon, Bitterroot, and Nezperce National Forests, Idaho. - Pub. L. 96-312, Sec. 3, July 23, 1980, 94 Stat. 948; Pub. L. 98-231, Sec. 1, Mar. 14, 1984, 98 Stat. 60.

Funeral Mountains Wilderness, California Desert Conservation Area, of Bureau of Land Management,California. - Pub. L. 103-433, title I, Sec. 102(22), Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4475.

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Galiuro Wilderness, Coronado National Forest, Arizona. - Pub. L. 88-577,Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891; Pub. L. 98-406, title I, Sec. 101(a)(8), Aug. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1486.

Garcia Wilderness, Los Padres National Forest, California. - Pub. L.102-301, Sec. 2(4), June 19, 19092, 106 Stat. 243.

GARDEN OF THE GODS WILDERNESS, SHAWNEE NATIONAL FOREST, ILLINOIS. - Pub. L. 101-633, Sec. 3(5), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4577.

Gates of the Arctic Wilderness, Gates of the Arctic National Park, Alaska. - Pub. L. 96-487, title VII, Sec. 701(2), Dec. 2, 1980, 94 Stat. 2417; Pub. L. 104-333, div. I, title III, Sec. 302(c)(1), Nov. 12, 1996, 110 Stat. 4118.

Gates of the Mountains Wilderness, Helena National Forest, Montana. - Pub. L. 88-577, Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891.

Gearhart Mountain Wilderness, Fremont National Forest, Oregon. - Pub. L. 88-577, Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891; Pub. L. 98-328, Sec. 3(26), June 26, 1984, 98 Stat. 275.

Gee Creek Wilderness, Cherokee National Forest, Tennessee. - Pub. L. 93-622, Sec. 3(a)(9), Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2097.

George D. Aiken Wilderness, Green Mountain National Forest, Vermont. - Pub. L. 98-322, title I, Sec. 102(5), June 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 254.

Gibraltar Mountain Wilderness, La Paz County, Arizona. - Pub. L. 101-628, title I, Sec. 101(a)(25), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4471.

Gila Wilderness, Gila National Forest, New Mexico. - Pub. L. 88-577, Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891; Pub. L. 96-550, title I, Sec. 102(a)(7), Dec. 19, 1980, 94 Stat. 3222.

Glacier Bay Wilderness, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska. -Pub. L. 96-487, title VII, Sec. 701(3), Dec. 2, 1980, 94 Stat. 2417.

Glacier Peak Wilderness, Mount Baker and Wenatchee National Forest, Washington (see section 90e-1 of this title). - Pub. L. 88-577, Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891; Pub. L. 90-544, title VI, Sec. 602, Oct. 2, 1968, 82 Stat. 930; Pub. L. 98-339, Sec. 3(5),July 3, 1984, 98 Stat. 300.

Glacier View Wilderness, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Washington. - Pub. L. 98-339, Sec. 3(6), July 3, 1984, 98 Stat. 300.

Goat Rocks Wilderness, Gifford Pinchot and Snoqualmie National Forests, Washington. - Pub. L. 88-577, Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891; Pub. L. 98-339, Sec. 3(7), July 3, 1984, 98 Stat. 300.

Golden Trout Wilderness, Inyo and Sequoia National Forests, California. - Pub. L. 95-237, Sec. 2(b), Feb. 24, 1978, 92 Stat. 41.

Golden Valley Wilderness, California Desert Conservation Area, of Bureau of Land Management, California. - Pub. L. 103-433, title I, Sec. 102(23), Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4475.

Gospel-Hump Wilderness, Nezperce National Forest, Idaho. - Pub. L. 95-237, Sec. 4(a), Feb. 24, 1978, 92 Stat. 43.

Grand Wash Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona Strip District of Bureau of Land Management, Arizona. - Pub. L. 98-406, title III, Sec. 301(a)(2), Aug. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1492.

Granite Chief Wilderness, Tahoe National Forest, California. - Pub. L. 98-425, title I, Sec. 101(a)(10), Sept. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1620.

Granite Mountain Wilderness, Prescott National Forest, Arizona. - Pub. L. 98-406, title I, Sec. 101(a)(9), Aug. 28,1984, 98 Stat. 1486.

Grant Range Wilderness, Humboldt National Forest, Nevada. - Pub. L. 101-195, Sec. 2(12), Dec. 5, 1989, 103 Stat. 1785.

Grass Valley Wilderness, California Desert Conservation Area, of Bureau of Land Management, California. - Pub. L. 103-433, title I, Sec. 102(24), Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4475.

Grassy Knob Wilderness, Siskiyou National Forest, Oregon. - Pub. L. 98-328,Sec. 3(13), June 26, 1984, 98 Stat. 274.

Great Bear Wilderness, Flathead National Forest, Montana. - Pub. L. 95-546, Oct. 28, 1978, 92 Stat. 2062.

Great Gulf Wilderness, White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire. - Pub. L. 88-577, Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891.

Great Sand Dunes Wilderness, Great Sand Dunes National Monument, Colorado. - Pub. L. 94-567, Sec. 1(d), Oct. 20, 1976, 90 Stat. 2692.

Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness, Morris County, New Jersey. - Pub. L. 90-532, Sept. 28, 1968, 82 Stat. 883.

Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness, San Isabel National Forest, Colorado. - Pub. L. 103-77, Sec. 2(a)(7), Aug. 13, 1993, 107 Stat. 757.

Gros Ventre Wilderness, Bridger-Teton National Forest, Wyoming. - Pub. L. 98-550, title II, Sec. 201(a)(3), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2808.

Guadalupe Mountains Wilderness, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas. - Pub. L. 95-625, title IV, Sec. 401(4), Nov. 10, 1978, 92Stat. 3490.

Gulf Islands Wilderness, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Florida and Mississippi. - Pub. L. 95-625, title IV, Sec. 401(5), Nov. 10, 1978, 92 Stat. 3490.

Gunnison Gorge Wilderness, Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area, Colorado. - Pub. L. 106-76, Sec. 8, Oct. 21, 1999, 113 Stat. 1130.

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Haleakala Wilderness, Haleakala National Park, Hawaii. - Pub. L. 94-567, Sec. 1(e), Oct. 20, 1976, 90 Stat. 2692.

Harcuvar Mountains Wilderness, La Paz County, Arizona. - Pub. L. 101-628, title I, Sec. 101(a)(9), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4470.

Harquahala Mountains Wilderness, La Paz and Maricopa Counties, Arizona. - Pub. L. 101-628, title I, Sec. 101(a)(10), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4470.

Hassayampa River Canyon Wilderness, Yavapai County, Arizona. - Pub. L. 101-628, title I, Sec. 101(a)(34), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4472.

Hauser Wilderness, Cleveland National Forest, California. - Pub. L. 98-425, title I, Sec. 101(a)(11), Sept. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1620.

Havasu Wilderness, Havasu National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona. - Pub. L. 101-628, title III, Sec. 301(a)(1), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4478.

Havasu Wilderness, Havasu National Wildlife Refuge, California. - Pub. L. 103-433, title II, Sec. 201(a)(1), Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4484.

Hawaii Volcanoes Wilderness, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii. - Pub. L. 95-625, title IV, Sec. 401(6), Nov. 10, 1978, 92 Stat. 3490.

Hazy Islands Wilderness, Hazy Island National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. - Pub. L. 91-504, Sec. 1(a), Oct. 23, 1970, 84 Stat. 1104.

Headwaters Wilderness, Nicolet National Forest, Wisconsin. - Pub. L. 98-321, Sec. 2(2), June 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 250.

Hell Hole Bay Wilderness, Francis Marion National Forest, South Carolina. - Pub. L. 96-560, title II, Sec. 201(f), Dec. 22, 1980, 94 Stat. 3273.

Hells Canyon Wilderness, Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, Nez Perce, Payette, Wallowa, and Whitman National Forests, Idaho and Oregon. - Pub. L. 94-199, Sec. 2, Dec. 31, 1975, 89 Stat. 1117; Pub. L. 98-328, Sec. 3(29), June 26, 1984, 98 Stat. 275.

Hells Canyon Wilderness, Yavapai and Maricopa Counties,Arizona. - Pub. L. 101-628, title I, Sec. 101(a)(29), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4471.

Hellsgate Wilderness, Tonto National Forest, Arizona. - Pub. L. 98-406, title I, Sec. 101(a)(10), Aug. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1486.

Henry M. Jackson Wilderness, Wenatchee and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forests, Washington. - Pub. L. 98-339, Sec. 3(8), July 3, 1984, 98 Stat. 300.

Hercules-Glades Wilderness, Mark Twain National Forest, Missouri. - Pub. L. 94-557, Sec. 2(b)(2), Oct. 19, 1976, 90 Stat. 2635.

Hickory Creek Wilderness, Allegheny National Forest, Pennsylvania. - Pub. L. 98-585, Sec. 4(2), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 3100.

High Uintas Wilderness, Wasatch-Cache and Ashley National Forests, Utah. - Pub. L.98-428, title I, Sec. 102(a)(5), Sept. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1658.

Hollow Hills Wilderness, California Desert Conservation Area, of Bureau of Land Management, California. - Pub. L. 103-433, title I, Sec. 102(25), Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4475.

Holy Cross Wilderness, San Isabel and White River National Forests, Colorado. - Pub. L. 96-560, title I, Sec. 102(a)(5), Dec. 22, 1980, 94 Stat. 3266; Pub. L. 103-255, Sec. 4, May 19, 1994, 108 Stat. 686.

Hoover Wilderness, Inyo and Toiyabe National Forests, California. - Pub. L. 88-577, Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891.

Horseshoe Bay Wilderness, Hiawatha National Forest, Michigan. - Pub. L. 100-184, Sec. 3(g), Dec. 8, 1987, 101 Stat. 1275.

Hummingbird Springs Wil0derness, Maricopa County, Arizona. - Pub. L. 101-628, title I, Sec. 101(a)(12), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4470.

Hunter-Fryingpan Wilderness, White River National Forest, Colorado. - Pub. L. 95-237, Sec. 2(e), Feb. 24, 1978, 92 Stat. 41; Pub. L. 103-77, Sec. 2(a)(13), 3(d), Aug.13, 1993, 107 Stat. 758, 759; Pub. L. 103-255, Sec. 4, May 19, 1994, 108 Stat. 686.

Huron Islands Wilderness, Huron Islands National Wildlife Refuge,Michigan. - Pub. L. 91-504, Sec. 1(e), Oct. 23, 1970, 84 Stat. 1105.

Hurricane Creek Wilderness, Ozark-Saint Francis National Forests, Arkansas. - Pub. L. 98-508, Sec. 3(f), Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2350.

Huston Park Wilderness, Medicine Bow National Forest, Wyoming. - Pub. L. 98-550, title II, Sec. 201(a)(6), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2808.

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Ibex Wilderness, California Desert Conservation Area, of Bureau of Land Management, California. - Pub. L. 103-433, title I, Sec. 102(26), Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4476.

Imperial Refuge Wilderness, Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona. - Pub. L.101-628, title III, Sec. 301(a)(2), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4478.

Imperial Refuge Wilderness, Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, California. - Pub. L. 103-433, title II, Sec. 201(a)(2), Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4484.

Indian Heaven Wilderness, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Washington. - Pub. L. 98-339, Sec. 3(9), July 3, 1984, 98 Stat. 300.

Indian Mounds Wilderness, Sabine National Forest, Texas. - Pub. L. 98-574, Sec. 2(4), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 3051; Pub. L. 99-584, Oct. 29, 1986, 100 Stat. 3322.

Indian Pass Wilderness, California Desert Conservation Area, of Bureau of LandManagement, California. - Pub. L. 103-433, title I, Sec. 102(27), Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4476.

Indian Peaks Wilderness, Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, Colorado.- Pub. L. 95-450, Sec. 3, Oct. 11, 1978, 92 Stat. 1095; Pub. L. 96-560, title I, Sec. 111(a), Dec. 22, 1980, 94 Stat. 3271.

Innoko Wilderness, Innoko National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. - Pub. L. 96-487, title VII, Sec. 702(5), Dec. 2, 1980, 94 Stat. 2418.

Inyo Mountains Wilderness, California Desert Conservation Area and Bakersfield District, of Bureau of Land Management, and Inyo National Forest, California. - Pub. L. 103-433, title I, Sec. 102(28), Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4476.

Irish Wilderness, Mark Twain National Forest, Missouri. - Pub. L. 98-289, Sec. 2, May 21, 1984, 98 Stat. 199.

Ishi Wilderness, Ukiah District Conservation Area, of Bureau of Land Management, andLassen National Forest, California. - Pub. L. 98-425, title I, Sec. 101(a)(12), Sept. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1620.

Island Bay Wilderness, Island Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Florida. - Pub. L. 91-504, Sec. 1(d), Oct. 23, 1970, 84 Stat. 1105.

Isle Royale Wilderness, Isle Royale National Park, Michigan. - Pub. L. 94-567, Sec. 1(f), Oct. 20, 1976, 90 Stat. 2692.

Izembek Wilderness, Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. - Pub. L. 96-487, title VII, Sec. 702(6), Dec. 2, 1980, 94 Stat. 2418.

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Jacumba Wilderness, California Desert Conservation Area, of Bureau of Land Management, California. - Pub. L. 103-433, title I, Sec. 102(29), Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4476.

James River Face Wilderness, Jefferson National Forest, Virginia. - Pub. L. 93-622, Sec. 3(a)(12), Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2098; Pub. L. 98-586, Sec. 2(9), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 3106.

Jarbidge Wilderness, Humboldt National Forest, Nevada. - Pub. L. 88-577, Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891; Pub. L. 101-195, Sec. 2(6), Dec. 5, 1989, 103 Stat. 1784.

Jedediah Smith Wilderness, Targhee National Forest, Wyoming. - Pub. L. 98-550, titleII, Sec. 201(a)(5), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2808.

Jennie Lakes Wilderness, Sequoia National Forest, California. - Pub. L.98-425, title I, Sec. 101(a)(39), Sept. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1624.

J. N. ''Ding'' Darling Wilderness, J. N. ''Ding'' Darling National Wildlife Refuge,0 Florida. - Pub. L. 94-557, Sec. 1(d), Oct. 19, 1976, 90 Stat. 2633.

John Muir Wilderness, Inyo and Sierra National Forests, California. - Pub. L. 88-577, Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891; Pub. L. 98-425, title I, Sec. 101(a)(13), Sept. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1620.

Joshua Tree Wilderness, Joshua Tree National Park, California. - Pub. L. 94-567, Sec. 1(g), Oct. 20, 1976, 90 Stat. 2692; Pub. L. 103-433, title IV, Sec. 402, title VI, Sec. 601(a)(2), Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4488, 4496.

Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, Nantahala and Cherokee National Forests, NorthCarolina and Tennessee. - Pub. L. 93-622, Sec. 3(a)(7), Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2097; Pub. L. 98-324, Sec. 2(4), June 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 263.

Juniper Dunes Wilderness, Franklin County, Washington. - Pub. L. 98-339, Sec. 6, July 3, 1984, 98 Stat. 304.

Juniper Mesa Wilderness, Prescott National Forest, Arizona. - Pub. L. 98-406, title I, Sec. 101(a)(11), Aug. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1486; Pub. L. 103-365, Oct. 14, 1994, 108 Stat. 3469.