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5 A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE LEGISLATURE REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF
6 NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON THE
7 ESTABLISHMENT OF ROBERT REDFORD'S SUNDANCE PROPERTY AS A
8 WILDERNESS AREA.
9 Be it resolved by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
10 WHEREAS the designation of wilderness has long been an issue of great controversy in
11 Utah, and Robert Redford has long been a champion of preserving land in the state as wilderness;
12 WHEREAS the Sundance property, located on the east side of Mount Timpanogas and
13 owned by Mr. Redford, provides an ideal setting for a wilderness area;
14 WHEREAS designating the property as wilderness would be in keeping with Mr.
15 Redford's well-known regard for the preservation of Utah's natural beauty, observed most recently
16 in his vocal support of the Grand Staircase National Monument designation; and
17 WHEREAS working with Mr. Redford toward constructing a means to accomplish this
18 type of wilderness designation would meet goals shared by him and many citizens of the state
19 concerned about wilderness in Utah:
20 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Legislature of the state of Utah request
21 that the Utah Department of Natural Resources conduct a feasibility study on the designation of
22 Robert Redford's Sundance property as wilderness.
23 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this resolution be sent to the Department of
24 Natural Resources and Robert Redford.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-3-97 10:07 AM
A limited legal review of this bill raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.
Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel
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