UTAH WILDERNESS ACT
Amendment 4 March 5, 2014 11:10 AM
Representative Stephen G. Handy
proposes the following amendments:
9, Lines 249 through 257
(b) the privately owned land shall be exchanged for state-owned land of approximately
(2) If the School Institutional Trust Lands Administration owns land that is completely surrounded by
lands within areas designated by this chapter as protected wilderness:
(a) the School Institutional Trust Lands Administration shall be given rights as may be necessary
to ensure adequate access to the land owned by the School Institutional Trust Lands Administration and
any successors in interest; or
(b) the land owned by the School Institutional Trust Lands Administration may be exchanged for
state-owned land of approximately equal value.
If a valid mining claim or other valid occupancy is located wholly within a
protected wilderness area, the executive director of DNR shall, by reasonable regulations
consistent with the preservation of the area as wilderness, permit ingress and egress to such
surrounded areas by means which have been, or are being, customarily enjoyed with respect to
other similarly situated areas.
Subject to available funds, PLPCO is authorized to acquire land, or interest in land,
through purchase from a private landowner.
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