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H.Res.1846 Dec-09-13
STATUS: May 7, 2013.--Introduced. December 3, 2013.--Passed House on motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. December 9, 2013.--Referred to Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. H.R.1846 Lower East Side Tenement National Historic Site Amendments Act (Referred in Senate - RFS) HR 1846 RFS 113th CONGRESS1st Session H. R. 1846IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATESDecember 9, 2013 Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources AN ACT To amend the Act establishing the Lower East Side Tenement National Historic Site, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the `Lower East Side Tenement National Historic Site Amendments Act'. SEC. 2. AMENDMENTS. Public Law 105-378 is amended-- (1) in section 101(a)-- (A) in paragraph (4), by striking `the Lower East Side Tenement at 97 Orchard Street in New York City is an outstanding survivor' and inserting `the Lower East Side Tenements at 97 and 103 Orchard Street in New York City are outstanding survivors'; and (B) in paragraph (5), by striking `the Lower East Side Tenement is' and inserting `the Lower East Side Tenements are'; (2) in section 102-- (A) in paragraph (1), by striking `Lower East Side Tenement found at 97 Orchard Street' and inserting `Lower East Side Tenements found at 97 and 103 Orchard Street'; and (B) in paragraph (2), by striking `which owns and operates the tenement building at 97 Orchard Street' and inserting `which owns and operates the tenement buildings at 97 and 103 Orchard Street'; (3) in section 103(a), by striking `the Lower East Side Tenement at 97 Orchard Street, in the City of New York, State of New York, is designated' and inserting `the Lower East Side Tenements at 97 and 103 Orchard Street, in the City of New York, State of New York, are designated'; and (4) in section 104(d), by striking `the property at 97 Orchard Street' and inserting `the properties at 97 and 103 Orchard Street'. Passed the House of Representatives December 3, 2013. Attest: KAREN L. HAAS, Clerk.
S.1838 Dec-17-13
STATUS: December 17, 2013.--Introduced. S.1838 National Historic Preservation Act Amendment Act of 2013 (Introduced in Senate - IS) S 1838 IS 113th CONGRESS1st SessionS. 1838 To amend the National Historic Preservation Act to make Hispanic-serving institutions eligible for technical and financial assistance for the establishment of preservation training and degree programs. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATESDecember 17, 2013 Mr. UDALL of New Mexico (for himself, Mr. RUBIO, Mr. MENENDEZ, and Mr. HEINRICH) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources A BILL To amend the National Historic Preservation Act to make Hispanic-serving institutions eligible for technical and financial assistance for the establishment of preservation training and degree programs. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the `National Historic Preservation Act Amendment Act of 2013'. SEC. 2. ELIGIBILITY OF HISPANIC-SERVING INSTITUTIONS FOR ASSISTANCE FOR PRESERVATION EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAMS. Section 101(j)(2)(C) of the National Historic Preservation Act (16 U.S.C. 470a(j)(2)(C)) is amended by inserting `to Hispanic-serving institutions (as defined in section 502(a) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1101a(a))),' after `universities,'.
S.1829 Dec-16-13
STATUS: December 16, 2013:--Introduced. S.1829 To modify the boundaries of Cibola National Forest in the State of New Mexico, to transfer certain Bureau of Land Management land for inclusion in the national forest, and for other... (Introduced in Senate - IS) S 1829 IS 113th CONGRESS1st SessionS. 1829 To modify the boundaries of Cibola National Forest in the State of New Mexico, to transfer certain Bureau of Land Management land for inclusion in the national forest, and for other purposes. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATESDecember 16, 2013 Mr. HEINRICH introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources A BILL To modify the boundaries of Cibola National Forest in the State of New Mexico, to transfer certain Bureau of Land Management land for inclusion in the national forest, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. BOUNDARY MODIFICATION AND TRANSFER OF ADMINISTRATIVE JURISDICTION, CIBOLA NATIONAL FOREST, NEW MEXICO. (a) Boundary Modification- (1) MODIFICATION- The boundaries of Cibola National Forest in the State of New Mexico, are modified to include the land depicted for such inclusion on the Forest Service map titled `Crest of Montezuma Proposed Land Transfer' and dated October 26, 2009. (2) AVAILABILITY AND CORRECTION OF MAP- The map referred to in paragraph (1) shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Forest Service. The Chief of the Forest Service may make technical and clerical corrections to the map. (b) Transfer of Bureau of Land Management Land- (1) TRANSFER- The Secretary of the Interior shall transfer to the administrative jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Agriculture, for inclusion in, and administration as part of, Cibola National Forest, the public land administered by the Bureau of Land Management and identified as the `Crest of Montezuma' on the map referred to in subsection (a). (2) EFFECT OF TRANSFER ON EXISTING PERMITS- In the case of any permit or other land use authorization for public land transferred under paragraph (1) that is still in effect as of the transfer date, the Secretary of Agriculture shall administer the permit or other land use authorization according to the terms of the permit or other land use authorization. Upon expiration of such a permit or authorization, the Secretary of Agriculture may reauthorize the use covered by the permit or authorization under authorities available to the Secretary on such terms and conditions as the Secretary considers in the public interest. (c) Land Acquisition Authority- Subject to the appropriation of funds to carry out this subsection and the consent of the owner of private land included within the boundaries of Cibola National Forest by subsection (a), the Secretary of Agriculture may acquire the private land. (d) Management of Acquired Land- (1) MANAGEMENT- Any federally owned lands that have been or hereafter may be acquired for National Forest System purposes within the boundaries of Cibola National Forest, as modified by subsection (a), shall be managed as lands acquired under the Act of March 1, 1911 (commonly known as the Weeks Act; 16 U.S.C. 515 et seq.), and in accordance with the other laws and regulations pertaining to the National Forest System. (2) WITHDRAWAL FROM MINING AND CERTAIN OTHER USES- The land transferred under subsection (b) and the land acquired under subsection (c) are hereby withdrawn from-- (A) all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (B) location, entry, and patent under the public land mining laws; and (C) operation of the mineral leasing and geothermal leasing laws and the mineral materials laws. (e) Relation to Land and Water Conservation Fund Act- For purposes of section 7 of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (16 U.S.C. 460l-9), the boundaries of Cibola National Forest, as modified by subsection (a), shall be considered to be boundaries of the Cibola National Forest as of January 1, 1965.
S.1805 Dec-12-13
STATUS: December 12, 2013.--Introduced. S.1805 Organ Mountains--Desert Peaks Conservation Act (Introduced in Senate - IS) S 1805 IS 113th CONGRESS1st SessionS. 1805 To designate the Organ Mountains and other public land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System in the State of New Mexico, to establish the Organ Mountains--Desert Peaks National Monument, and for other purposes. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATESDecember 12 (legislative day, December 11), 2013 Mr. UDALL of New Mexico (for himself and Mr. HEINRICH) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources A BILL To designate the Organ Mountains and other public land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System in the State of New Mexico, to establish the Organ Mountains--Desert Peaks National Monument, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the `Organ Mountains--Desert Peaks Conservation Act'. SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS. In this Act: (1) MANAGEMENT PLAN- The term `management plan' means the management plan for the Monument developed under section 4(d). (2) MONUMENT- The term `Monument' means the Organ Mountains--Desert Peaks National Monument established by section 4(a). (3) PUBLIC LAND ORDER- The term `Public Land Order' means the Public Land Order 833, dated May 21, 1952 (17 Fed. Reg. 4822). (4) SECRETARY- The term `Secretary' means the Secretary of the Interior. (5) STATE- The term `State' means the State of New Mexico. SEC. 3. DESIGNATION OF WILDERNESS AREAS. (a) In General- In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), the following areas in the State are designated as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System: (1) ADEN LAVA FLOW WILDERNESS- Certain land administered by the Bureau of Land Management in Don.AE6a Ana County comprising approximately 27,673 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Potrillo Mountains Complex' and dated December 10, 2013, which shall be known as the `Aden Lava Flow Wilderness'. (2) BROAD CANYON WILDERNESS- Certain land administered by the Bureau of Land Management in Don.AE6a Ana County comprising approximately 13,902 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Desert Peaks Wilderness' and dated December 10, 2013, which shall be known as the `Broad Canyon Wilderness'. (3) CINDER CONE WILDERNESS- Certain land administered by the Bureau of Land Management in Don.AE6a Ana County comprising approximately 16,935 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Potrillo Mountains Complex' and dated December 10, 2013, which shall be known as the `Cinder Cone Wilderness'. (4) ORGAN MOUNTAINS WILDERNESS- Certain land administered by the Bureau of Land Management in Don.AE6a Ana County comprising approximately 19,197 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Organ Mountains Area' and dated December 10, 2013, which shall be known as the `Organ Mountains Wilderness', the boundary of which shall be offset 400 feet from the centerline of Dripping Springs Road in T. 23 S., R. 04 E., sec. 7, New Mexico Principal Meridian. (5) POTRILLO MOUNTAINS WILDERNESS- Certain land administered by the Bureau of Land Management in Don.AE6a Ana and Luna counties comprising approximately 125,854 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Potrillo Mountains Complex' and dated December 10, 2013, which shall be known as the `Potrillo Mountains Wilderness'. (6) ROBLEDO MOUNTAINS WILDERNESS- Certain land administered by the Bureau of Land Management in Don.AE6a Ana County comprising approximately 16,776 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Desert Peaks Complex' and dated December 10, 2013, which shall be known as the `Robledo Mountains Wilderness'. (7) SIERRA DE LAS UVAS WILDERNESS- Certain land administered by the Bureau of Land Management in Don.AE6a Ana County comprising approximately 11,114 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Desert Peaks Complex' and dated December 10, 2013, which shall be known as the `Sierra de las Uvas Wilderness'. (8) WHITETHORN WILDERNESS- Certain land administered by the Bureau of Land Management in Don.AE6a Ana and Luna counties comprising approximately 9,616 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Potrillo Mountains Complex' and dated December 10, 2013, which shall be known as the `Whitethorn Wilderness'. (b) Management- Subject to valid existing rights, the wilderness areas designated by subsection (a) shall be administered by the Secretary in accordance with this Act and the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.) except that-- (1) any reference in the Wilderness Act to the effective date of that Act shall be considered to be a reference to the date of enactment of this Act; and (2) any reference in the Wilderness Act to the Secretary of Agriculture shall be considered to be a reference to the Secretary of the Interior. (c) Incorporation of Acquired Land and Interests in Land- Any land or interest in land that is within the boundary of a wilderness area designated by subsection (a) that is acquired by the United States shall-- (1) become part of the wilderness area within the boundaries of which the land is located; and (2) be managed in accordance with-- (A) the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.); (B) this Act; and (C) any other applicable laws. (d) Grazing- Grazing of livestock in the wilderness areas designated by subsection (a), where established before the date of enactment of this Act, shall be administered in accordance with-- (1) section 4(d)(4) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(4)); and (2) the guidelines set forth in Appendix A of the Report of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs to accompany H.R. 2570 of the 101st Congress (H. Rept. 101-405). (e) Military Overflights- Nothing in this section restricts or precludes-- (1) low-level overflights of military aircraft over the wilderness areas designated by subsection (a), including military overflights that can be seen or heard within the wilderness areas; (2) the designation of new units of special airspace over the wilderness areas designated by this Act; or (3) the use or establishment of military flight training routes over wilderness areas designated by this Act. (f) Buffer Zones- (1) IN GENERAL- Nothing in this section creates a protective perimeter or buffer zone around any wilderness area designated by subsection (a). (2) ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE WILDERNESS AREAS- The fact that an activity or use on land outside any wilderness area designated by subsection (a) can be seen or heard within the wilderness area shall not preclude the activity or use outside the boundary of the wilderness area. (g) Paragliding- The use of paragliding within areas of the Potrillo Mountains Wilderness designated by subsection (a)(5) in which the use has been established before the date of enactment of this Act, shall be allowed to continue in accordance with section 4(d)(1) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(1)), subject to any terms and conditions that the Secretary determines to be necessary. (h) Potential Wilderness Area- (1) ROBLEDO MOUNTAINS POTENTIAL WILDERNESS AREA- (A) IN GENERAL- Certain land administered by the Bureau of Land Management, comprising approximately 100 acres as generally depicted as `Potential Wilderness' on the map entitled `Desert Peaks Complex' and dated December 10, 2013, is designated as a potential wilderness area. (B) USES- The Secretary shall permit only such uses on the land described in subparagraph (A) that were permitted on the date of enactment of this Act. (C) DESIGNATION AS WILDERNESS- (i) IN GENERAL- On the date on which the Secretary publishes in the Federal Register the notice described in clause (ii), the potential wilderness area designated under subparagraph (A) shall be-- (I) designated as wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System; and (II) incorporated into the Robledo Mountains Wilderness designated by subsection (a)(6). (ii) NOTICE- The notice referred to in clause (i) is notice that-- (I) the communications site within the potential wilderness area designated under subparagraph (A) is no longer used; (II) the associated right-of-way is relinquished or not renewed; and (III) the conditions in the potential wilderness area designated by subparagraph (A) are compatible with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.). (i) Release of Wilderness Study Areas- Congress finds that, for purposes of section 603(c) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1782(c)), the public land in Don.AE6a Ana County administered by the Bureau of Land Management not designated as wilderness by subsection (a)-- (1) has been adequately studied for wilderness designation; (2) is no longer subject to section 603(c) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1782(c)); and (3) shall be managed in accordance with-- (A) the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.); (B) this Act; and (C) any other applicable laws. SEC. 4. ESTABLISHMENT OF NATIONAL MONUMENT. (a) Establishment- There is established as a National Monument in the State certain land administered by the Bureau of Land Management in Don.AE6a Ana County comprising approximately 498,815 acres, as generally depicted on the maps entitled `Organ Mountains Area', `Potrillo Mountains Complex', and `Desert Peaks Complex' and dated December 10, 2013, to be known as the `Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument'. (b) Purpose- The purpose of the Monument is to conserve, protect, and enhance for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations the cultural, archaeological, historical, natural, wildlife, geological, ecological, watershed, educational, scenic, and recreational resources and values of the Monument. (c) Management- (1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary (acting through the Director of the Bureau of Land Management) shall manage the Monument-- (A) in a manner that conserves, protects, and enhances the resources of the Monument; and (B) in accordance with-- (i) the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.); (ii) this Act; and (iii) any other applicable laws. (2) USES- (A) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall allow only such uses of the Monument that the Secretary determines would further the purpose described in subsection (b). (B) USE OF MOTORIZED VEHICLES- (i) IN GENERAL- Except as needed for administrative purposes or to respond to an emergency, the use of motorized vehicles in the Monument shall be permitted only on roads designated for use by motorized vehicles in the management plan. (ii) NEW ROADS- No additional road shall be built within the Monument after the date of enactment of this Act unless the road is necessary for public safety or natural resource protection. (C) GRAZING- The Secretary shall permit grazing within the Monument, where established before the date of enactment of this Act-- (i) subject to all applicable laws (including regulations) and Executive orders; and (ii) consistent with the purpose described in subsection (b). (D) UTILITY RIGHT-OF-WAY UPGRADES- Nothing in this section precludes the Secretary from renewing or authorizing the upgrading (including widening) of a utility right-of-way in existence as of the date of enactment of this Act through the Monument in a manner that minimizes harm to the purpose of the Monument described in subsection (b)-- (i) in accordance with-- (I) the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.); and (II) any other applicable law; and (ii) subject to such terms and conditions as the Secretary determines to be appropriate. (E) RIGHT-OF-WAY- Subject to applicable law, the Secretary may issue rights-of-way for watershed restoration projects and small-scale flood prevention projects within the boundary of the Monument if the right-of-way is consistent with the purpose of the Monument described in subsection (b). (d) Management Plan- (1) IN GENERAL- Not later than 3 years after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall develop a management plan for the Monument. (2) CONSULTATION- The management plan shall be developed in consultation with-- (A) interested Federal agencies; (B) State, tribal, and local governments; and (C) the public. (3) CONSIDERATIONS- In preparing and implementing the management plan, the Secretary shall-- (A) consider the recommendations of Indian tribes and pueblos on methods for providing access to, and protection for, traditional cultural and religious sites in the Monument; and (B) include a watershed health assessment to identify opportunities for watershed restoration. (e) Incorporation of Acquired Land and Interests in Land- (1) IN GENERAL- Any land or interest in land that is within the boundary of the Monument designated by subsection (a) or within the State trust land described in paragraph (2) that is acquired by the United States shall-- (A) become part of the Monument; and (B) be managed in accordance with-- (i) this Act; and (ii) any other applicable laws. (2) DESCRIPTION OF STATE TRUST LAND- The State trust land referred to in paragraph (1) is the State trust land in T. 22 S., R 01 W., New Mexico Principal Meridian and T. 22 S., R. 02 W., New Mexico Principal Meridian. (f) Transfer of Administrative Jurisdiction- On the date of enactment of this Act, administrative jurisdiction over the approximately 2,050 acres of land generally depicted as `Parcel D' on the map entitled `Organ Mountains Area' and dated December 10, 2013, shall-- (1) be transferred from the Secretary of Defense to the Secretary; (2) become part of the Monument; and (3) be managed in accordance with-- (A) this Act; and (B) any other applicable laws. SEC. 5. GENERAL PROVISIONS. (a) Maps and Legal Descriptions- (1) IN GENERAL- As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall file maps and legal descriptions of the Monument and the wilderness areas designated by this Act with-- (A) the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate; and (B) the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives. (2) FORCE OF LAW- The maps and legal descriptions filed under paragraph (1) shall have the same force and effect as if included in this Act, except that the Secretary may correct errors in the maps and legal descriptions. (3) PUBLIC AVAILABILITY- The maps and legal descriptions filed under paragraph (1) shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land Management. (b) National Landscape Conservation System- The Monument and the wilderness areas designated by this Act shall be administered as components of the National Landscape Conservation System. (c) Fish and Wildlife- Nothing in this Act affects the jurisdiction of the State with respect to fish and wildlife located on public land in the State, except that the Secretary, after consultation with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, may designate zones where, and establish periods during which, no hunting or fishing shall be permitted for reasons of public safety, administration, or compliance with applicable law. (d) Withdrawals- (1) IN GENERAL- Subject to valid existing rights, the Federal land within the Monument, the wilderness areas designated by this Act, and any land or interest in land that is acquired by the United States in the Monument or wilderness areas after the date of enactment of this Act is withdrawn from-- (A) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (B) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (C) operation of the mineral leasing, mineral materials, and geothermal leasing laws. (2) PARCEL A- The approximately 1,300 acres of land generally depicted as `Parcel A' on the map entitled `Organ Mountains Area' and dated December 10, 2013, is withdrawn in accordance with paragraph (1), except that the land is not withdrawn from disposal under the Act of June 14, 1926 (commonly known as the `Recreation and Public Purposes Act') (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.). (3) PARCEL B- The approximately 6,500 acres of land generally depicted as `Parcel B' on the map entitled `Organ Mountains Area' and dated December 10, 2013, is withdrawn in accordance with paragraph (1), except that the land is not withdrawn for purposes of the issuance of oil and gas pipeline rights-of-way. (e) Climatologic Data Collection- Subject to such terms and conditions as the Secretary may prescribe, nothing in this Act precludes the installation and maintenance of hydrologic, meteorologic, or climatologic collection devices in the Monument or wilderness areas designated by section 3(a) if the facilities and access to the facilities are essential to flood warning, flood control, or water reservoir operation activities. SEC. 6. BORDER SECURITY. (a) In General- Nothing in this Act-- (1) prevents the Secretary of Homeland Security from undertaking law enforcement and border security activities, in accordance with section 4(c) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(c)), within the areas designated as wilderness by this Act, including the ability to use motorized access within a wilderness area while in pursuit of a suspect; (2) affects the 2006 Memorandum of Understanding among the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of the Interior, and the Department of Agriculture regarding cooperative national security and counterterrorism efforts on Federal land along the borders of the United States; or (3) prevents the Secretary of Homeland Security from conducting any low-level overflights over the wilderness areas designated by this Act that may be necessary for law enforcement and border security purposes. (b) Withdrawal and Administration of Certain Area- (1) WITHDRAWAL- The area identified as `Parcel E' on the map entitled `Potrillo Mountains Complex' and dated December 10, 2013, is withdrawn in accordance with section 5(d)(1). (2) ADMINISTRATION- Except as provided in paragraphs (3) and (4), the Secretary shall administer the area described in paragraph (1) in a manner that, to the maximum extent practicable, protects the wilderness character of the area. (3) USE OF MOTOR VEHICLES- The use of motor vehicles, motorized equipment, and mechanical transport shall be prohibited in the area described in paragraph (1) except as necessary for-- (A) the administration of the area (including the conduct of law enforcement and border security activities in the area); or (B) grazing uses by authorized permittees. (4) EFFECT OF SUBSECTION- Nothing in this subsection precludes the Secretary from allowing within the area described in paragraph (1) the installation and maintenance of communication or surveillance infrastructure necessary for law enforcement or border security activities. (c) Restricted Route- The route excluded from the Potrillo Mountains Wilderness identified as `Restricted--Administrative Access' on the map entitled `Potrillo Mountains Complex' and dated December 10, 2013, shall be-- (1) closed to public access; but (2) available for administrative and law enforcement uses, including border security activities. SEC. 7. PREHISTORIC TRACKWAYS NATIONAL MONUMENT BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT. Section 2103 of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (16 U.S.C. 431 note; Public Law 111-11; 123 Stat. 1097) is amended by striking subsection (b) and inserting the following: `(b) Description of Land- The Monument shall consist of approximately 5,750 acres of public land in Don.AE6a Ana County, New Mexico, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Desert Peaks Complex' and dated December 10, 2013.'. SEC. 8. RESERVATION OF LAND FOR MILITARY PURPOSES. (a) Reservation- The approximately 5,100 acres of land generally depicted as `Parcel C' on the map entitled `Organ Mountains Area' and dated December 10, 2013, is reserved for use by the Secretary of the Army for military purposes, in accordance with the Public Land Order. (b) Withdrawal- Subject to valid existing rights, the land described in subsection (a) is withdrawn from-- (1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) operation of the mineral leasing, mineral materials, and geothermal leasing laws. (c) Modification of Public Land Order- The Public Land Order is modified to exclude the land described in section 4(f). (d) Publication in Federal Register- As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall publish in the Federal Register-- (1) a legal description of the land described in section 4(f); (2) a legal description of the land described in subsection (a); (3) a description of the withdrawal of land under subsection (b); and (4) a description of the modifications to the Public Land Order under subsection (c). (e) Reimbursement of Costs- The Secretary of the Army shall reimburse the Secretary for any costs incurred by the Secretary in carrying out this section. SEC. 9. LAND EXCHANGES. (a) In General- Subject to subsections (c) through (f), the Secretary shall attempt to enter into an agreement to initiate an exchange under section 2201.1 of title 43, Code of Federal Regulations (or successor regulations), with the Commissioner of Public Lands of New Mexico, by the date that is 18 months after the date of enactment of this Act, to provide for a conveyance to the State of all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to Bureau of Land Management land in the State identified under subsection (b) in exchange for the conveyance by the State to the Secretary of all right, title, and interest of the State in and to parcels of State trust land within the boundary of the Monument identified under that subsection or described in section 4(e)(2). (b) Identification of Land for Exchange- The Secretary and the Commissioner of Public Lands of New Mexico shall jointly identify the Bureau of Land Management land and State trust and eligible for exchange under this section, the exact acreage and legal description of which shall be determined by surveys approved by the Secretary and the New Mexico State Land Office. (c) Applicable Law- A land exchange under subsection (a) shall be carried out in accordance with section 206 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1716). (d) Conditions- A land exchange under subsection (a) shall be subject to-- (1) valid existing rights; and (2) such terms as the Secretary and the State shall establish. (e) Valuation, Appraisals, and Equalization- (1) IN GENERAL- The value of the Bureau of Land Management land and the State trust land to be conveyed in a land exchange under this subsection-- (A) shall be equal, as determined by appraisals conducted in accordance with paragraph (2); or (B) if not equal, shall be equalized in accordance with paragraph (3). (2) APPRAISALS- (A) IN GENERAL- The Bureau of Land Management land and State trust land to be exchanged under this section shall be appraised by an independent, qualified appraiser that is agreed to by the Secretary and the State. (B) REQUIREMENTS- An appraisal under subparagraph (A) shall be conducted in accordance with-- (i) the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions; and (ii) the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. (3) EQUALIZATION- (A) IN GENERAL- If the value of the Bureau of Land Management land and the State trust land to be conveyed in a land exchange under this section is not equal, the value may be equalized by-- (i) making a cash equalization payment to the Secretary or to the State, as appropriate, in accordance with section 206(b) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1716(b)); or (ii) reducing the acreage of the Bureau of Land Management land or State trust land to be exchanged, as appropriate. (B) CASH EQUALIZATION PAYMENTS- Any cash equalization payments received by the Secretary under subparagraph (A)(i) shall be-- (i) deposited in the Federal Land Disposal Account established by section 206(a) of the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act (43 U.S.C. 2305(a)); and (ii) used in accordance with that Act. (f) Limitation- No exchange of land shall be conducted under this section unless mutually agreed to by the Secretary and the State. SEC. 10. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as are necessary to carry out this Act.
S.1800 Jan-06-14
STATUS: December 11, 2013.--Introduced. February 27, 2014.--Hearing by Subcommittee. June 18, 2014.--Full committee business meeting ordered reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably. July 31, 2014.--Reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. S. Rept. 113-226 July 31, 2014.--Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar. [Calendar No. 512] S.1800 Bureau of Reclamation Transparency Act (Introduced in Senate - IS) S 1800 IS 113th CONGRESS1st SessionS. 1800 To require the Secretary of the Interior to submit to Congress a report on the efforts of the Bureau of Reclamation to manage its infrastructure assets. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATESDecember 11, 2013 Mr. BARRASSO (for himself and Mr. SCHATZ) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources A BILL To require the Secretary of the Interior to submit to Congress a report on the efforts of the Bureau of Reclamation to manage its infrastructure assets. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the `Bureau of Reclamation Transparency Act'. SEC. 2. FINDINGS. Congress finds that-- (1) the water resources infrastructure of the Bureau of Reclamation provides important benefits related to irrigated agriculture, hydropower, and recreation in the 17 Reclamation States; (2) as of 2013, the combined replacement value of the infrastructure assets of the Bureau of Reclamation was $94,500,000,000; (3) the majority of the water resources infrastructure facilities of the Bureau of Reclamation are at least 60 years old; (4) the Bureau of Reclamation has previously undertaken efforts to better manage the assets of the Bureau of Reclamation, including an annual review of asset maintenance activities of the Bureau of Reclamation known as the `Asset Management Plan'; and (5) actionable information on infrastructure conditions at the project level, including information on maintenance needs and potential public safety threats at individual projects due to aging infrastructure, is needed for Congress to conduct oversight of Reclamation facilities and meet the needs of the public. SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS. In this Act: (1) ASSET MANAGEMENT REPORT- The term `Asset Management Report' means-- (A) the annual plan prepared by the Bureau of Reclamation known as the `Asset Management Plan'; and (B) any publicly available information relating to the plan described in subparagraph (A) that summarizes the efforts of the Bureau of Reclamation to evaluate and manage infrastructure assets of the Bureau of Reclamation. (2) MAJOR REPAIR AND REHABILITATION NEED- The term `major repair and rehabilitation need' means a significant maintenance need at a Reclamation facility, including maintenance related to the safety of dams, extraordinary operations at and maintenance of dams, deferred maintenance, and all other significant repairs and extraordinary maintenance. (3) RECLAMATION FACILITY- The term `Reclamation facility' means each of the infrastructure assets that are owned by the Bureau of Reclamation at a Reclamation project. (4) RECLAMATION PROJECT- The term `Reclamation project' means a project that is owned by the Bureau of Reclamation, including all reserved works and transferred works owned by the Bureau of Reclamation. (5) SECRETARY- The term `Secretary' means the Secretary of the Interior. SEC. 4. ASSET MANAGEMENT REPORT ENHANCEMENTS. (a) In General- Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report that-- (1) describes the efforts of the Bureau of Reclamation-- (A) to manage all Reclamation facilities; and (B) to standardize and streamline data reporting and processes across regions and areas for the purpose of managing Reclamation facilities; and (2) expands on the information otherwise provided in Asset Management Reports, in accordance with subsection (b). (b) Infrastructure Maintenance Needs Assessment- (1) IN GENERAL- The report submitted under subsection (a) shall include-- (A) a detailed assessment of major repair and rehabilitation needs at all Reclamation projects; and (B) to the extent practicable, an itemized list of major repair and rehabilitation needs of individual Reclamation facilities at each Reclamation project. (2) INCLUSIONS- To the extent practicable, the itemized list of major repair and rehabilitation needs under paragraph (1)(B) shall include-- (A) a cost estimate of the expenditures needed to complete each item; and (B) an assignment of a categorical rating of 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 for each item, consistent with paragraph (3). (3) RATING REQUIREMENTS- (A) IN GENERAL- The system for assigning ratings under paragraph (2)(B) shall be-- (i) consistent with existing uniform categorization systems for the safety of dams projects; and (ii) subject to any regulations issued under subparagraph (B). (B) REGULATIONS- As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall issue regulations that describe the applicability of the rating system applicable under paragraph (2)(B) to Reclamation facilities. (4) PUBLIC AVAILABILITY- Except as provided in paragraph (5), the Secretary shall make publically available, including on the Internet, the report required under subsection (a). (5) CONFIDENTIALITY- Subject to the discretion of the Secretary, the Secretary may exclude from the public version of the report made available under paragraph (4) any information that the Secretary identifies as sensitive or classified, but shall make available to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate and the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives a version of the report containing the sensitive or classified information. (c) Updates- Not later than 2 years after the date on which the report is submitted under subsection (a) and biennially thereafter, the Secretary shall update the report, subject to the requirements of subsection (b). (d) Consultation- The Secretary shall consult with the Secretary of the Army (acting through the Chief of Engineers) to the extent that the consultation would assist the Secretary in preparing the report under subsection (a) and updates to the report under subsection (c).
S.1794 Jan-06-14
STATUS: December 10, 2013.--Introduced. July 23, 2014.--Hearing by subcommittee. (56) S.1794 Browns Canyon National Monument and Wilderness Act of 2013 (Introduced in Senate - IS) S 1794 IS 113th CONGRESS1st SessionS. 1794 To designate certain Federal land in Chaffee County, Colorado, as a national monument and as wilderness. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATESDecember 10, 2013 Mr. UDALL of Colorado introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources A BILL To designate certain Federal land in Chaffee County, Colorado, as a national monument and as wilderness. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the `Browns Canyon National Monument and Wilderness Act of 2013'. SEC. 2. FINDINGS; PURPOSES. (a) Findings- Congress finds that-- (1) certain Federal land in the Pike and San Isabel National Forests and certain Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management in Chaffee County, Colorado, known as `Browns Canyon' contain nationally significant biological, cultural, recreational, natural, wilderness, historic, scenic, riparian, geological, educational, and scientific values; (2) Browns Canyon provides world class opportunities for fishing, hunting, boating, hiking, horseback riding, recreational gold-panning, picnicking, wildlife watching, and camping; (3) permanently protecting the values described in paragraph (1) while sustaining the local ranching economy would enhance the economic prosperity of local communities that depend on the area; and (4) designating the Browns Canyon National Monument and the Browns Canyon Wilderness would maintain and protect the world class recreational opportunities within the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area. (b) Purposes- The purposes of this Act are-- (1) to preserve the nationally significant biological, cultural, recreational, natural, wilderness, historic, scenic, riparian, geological, educational, and scientific values found within the National Monument; (2) to sustain traditional uses in the Browns Canyon area, including hunting, angling, livestock grazing, commercial outfitting, and boating; (3) to provide visitors the opportunity to enjoy and learn about the biological, cultural, recreational, natural, wilderness, historic, scenic, riparian, geological, educational, and scientific values and traditional uses of the National Monument; (4) to designate certain land within the National Monument as wilderness; (5) to protect important big game wildlife habitat and the backcountry character of certain National Forest System land within the National Monument that is not designated as wilderness; (6) to provide for cooperative management of the National Monument by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service; and (7) to preserve the existing cooperative management of the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area. SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS. In this Act: (1) MANAGEMENT PLAN- The term `management plan' means the management plan developed under section 8. (2) MAP- The term `Map' means the map entitled `Browns Canyon National Monument' and dated November 7, 2013. (3) NATIONAL MONUMENT- The term `National Monument' means the Browns Canyon National Monument established by section 4(a). (4) SECRETARY CONCERNED- The term `Secretary concerned' means-- (A) the Secretary of Agriculture, with respect to National Forest System land; and (B) the Secretary of the Interior, with respect to Bureau of Land Management land. (5) STATE- The term `State' means the State of Colorado. (6) WILDERNESS- The term `Wilderness' means the Browns Canyon Wilderness designated by section 2(a)(22) of the Colorado Wilderness Act of 1993 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note; Public Law 103-77; 107 Stat. 756) (as added by section 5(a)). SEC. 4. ESTABLISHMENT OF BROWNS CANYON NATIONAL MONUMENT. (a) In General- Subject to valid existing rights, there is established in the State the Browns Canyon National Monument to preserve the nationally significant biological, cultural, recreational, natural, wilderness, historic, scenic, riparian, geological, educational, and scientific values found within the National Monument. (b) Boundaries- (1) IN GENERAL- The National Monument shall consist of approximately 22,000 acres of public land, as generally depicted on the Map. (2) ARKANSAS RIVER- (A) IN GENERAL- In areas in which the Arkansas River is used as a reference for defining the boundary of the National Monument, the boundary shall-- (i) be located at the edge of the Arkansas River; and (ii) change according to the level of the Arkansas River. (B) EXCLUSION FROM NATIONAL MONUMENT- Regardless of the level of the Arkansas River, no portion of the Arkansas River shall be included in the National Monument. (3) ROAD OFFSET- The boundary of any portion of the National Monument that is bordered by a road shall be set back 100 feet from the centerline of the road. SEC. 5. DESIGNATION OF BROWNS CANYON WILDERNESS. (a) Designation- Section 2(a) of the Colorado Wilderness Act of 1993 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note; Public Law 103-77; 107 Stat. 756; 116 Stat. 1055) is amended by adding at the end the following: `(22) BROWNS CANYON WILDERNESS- Certain Federal land in Chaffee County, Colorado, comprising approximately 7,900 acres of land managed by the Bureau of Land Management and 2,500 acres in the Pike and San Isabel National Forests, to be known as the `Browns Canyon Wilderness'.'. (b) Boundary- Section 3 of the Colorado Wilderness Act of 1993 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note; Public Law 103-77; 107 Stat. 759) is amended by adding at the end the following: `(h) Boundary of Browns Canyon Wilderness- `(1) WESTERN BOUNDARY OFFSET- The western boundary of any portion of the wilderness designated by section 2(a)(22) that is formed by the Arkansas River or the railroad right-of-way shall be set back 150 feet inland on the East side and measured perpendicular to the Arkansas River or the eastern edge of the legal right-of-way of the railroad line, whichever is farthest East, but in no case shall the Browns Canyon Wilderness extend within 150 feet of either the railroad or the Arkansas River. `(2) ROAD OFFSET- The boundary of any portion of the wilderness designated by section 2(a)(22) that is bordered by a road shall be set back 100 feet from the centerline of the road.'. (c) Effective Date- Any reference in the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.) to the effective date of that Act shall be considered to be a reference to the date of enactment of this Act for purposes of administering the wilderness area designated by section 2(a)(22) of the Colorado Wilderness Act of 1993 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note; Public Law 103-77; 107 Stat. 756, 114 Stat. 1955, 116 Stat. 1055) (as added by subsection (a)). SEC. 6. MAPS AND LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS. (a) In General- As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretaries concerned shall file a map and a legal description of the National Monument and the Wilderness with-- (1) the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate; and (2) the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives. (b) Force and Effect- The map and legal descriptions filed under subsection (a) shall have the same force and effect as if included in this Act, except that the Secretary concerned may correct clerical and typographical errors in the map and legal descriptions. (c) Public Availability- The map and legal descriptions filed under subsection (a) shall be available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service. SEC. 7. MANAGEMENT OF THE NATIONAL MONUMENT AND WILDERNESS. (a) Management of National Monument- (1) IN GENERAL- The Secretaries concerned shall cooperatively manage the National Monument-- (A) in a manner that conserves, protects, and enhances the purposes for which the National Monument was established; and (B) in accordance with-- (i) this Act; and (ii) any other applicable laws (including regulations). (2) USES- (A) IN GENERAL- The Secretary concerned shall allow only such uses of the National Monument as the Secretary concerned determines would further the purposes for which the National Monument is established. (B) ARKANSAS HEADWATERS RECREATION AREA- Nothing in this Act affects the arrangements for cooperative administration of the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area within the National Monument by the Director of the Bureau of Land Management and the State. (C) MOTORIZED VEHICLES AND MECHANICAL TRANSPORT- The establishment of permanent or temporary roads, and the use of motorized vehicles or mechanical transport, shall be prohibited in the portion of the National Monument east of the Arkansas River, except-- (i) as provided in subparagraphs (D) and (E); (ii) on roads and trails open to such uses on the date of enactment of this Act; (iii) as necessary to meet the minimum requirements for the administration of the Federal land; and (iv) as necessary to protect public health and safety. (D) FOREST ROAD 184- (i) IN GENERAL- The Secretary of Agriculture shall maintain Forest Road 184 within the National Monument as a Forest Service Level II Road, as depicted on the map. (ii) MANAGEMENT- The Secretary of Agriculture shall manage the road described in clause (i) in accordance with applicable laws-- (I) to provide motorized and mechanized access into the National Monument; (II) to minimize any adverse impacts to the values described in section 4(a); and (III) subject to such terms and conditions as the Secretary may require. (iii) CLOSURE- The Secretary of Agriculture may temporarily close the road to any or all uses-- (I) to protect public safety; (II) for maintenance or other administrative uses. (E) GRAZING- (i) IN GENERAL- Except as provided in subparagraph (iv), the laws (including regulations) and policies followed by the Secretary concerned in issuing and administering grazing permits or leases for the National Monument shall continue to apply in the same manner as on the day before the date of enactment of this Act. (ii) EFFECT OF DESIGNATION- There shall be no curtailment of grazing in the National Monument or Wilderness simply because of a designation under this Act. (iii) ADJUSTMENTS- Any adjustments in the numbers of livestock permitted to graze in the National Monument or Wilderness shall be based on revisions in the normal grazing and land management planning and policy setting process, giving consideration to legal mandates, range condition, and the protection of range resources from deterioration. (iv) CONTINUATION OF GRAZING- The grazing of livestock in the Wilderness, if established before the date of enactment of this Act, shall be permitted to continue in accordance with-- (I) section 4(d)(4) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(4)); and (II) the guidelines set forth in appendix A of the report of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives accompanying H.R. 2570 of the 101st Congress (H. Rept. 101-405) and H.R. 5487 of the 96th Congress (H. Rept. 96-617). (b) Withdrawals- (1) IN GENERAL- Subject to valid existing rights, all Federal land described in paragraph (2) within the National Monument and all land and interests in land acquired by the United States within the National Monument is withdrawn from-- (A) all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (B) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (C) operation of the mineral leasing, mineral materials, and geothermal leasing laws. (2) DESCRIPTION OF WITHDRAWAL AREAS- The Federal land referred to in paragraph (1) is-- (A) all Federal land within the National Monument and all land and interests in land acquired by the United States within the National Monument; and (B) all Federal land that is-- (i) between the eastern and western boundaries of the National Monument along the Arkansas River corridor, as described in section 4(b)(2); and (ii) between lines paralleling the northern and southern boundaries of the National Monument. (c) Acquisition of Land- (1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary concerned may acquire non-Federal land within and adjacent to the boundaries of the National Monument or Wilderness through exchange, donation, bequest, or purchase from a willing seller. (2) MANAGEMENT- Land acquired under paragraph (1) shall-- (A) become part of the National Monument and, if applicable, the Wilderness; and (B) be managed in accordance with-- (i) this Act; and (ii) any other applicable laws. (3) ADMINISTRATION OF SUBSEQUENTLY ACQUIRED LAND- (A) SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR- The Secretary of the Interior shall manage any land or interest in land within the boundaries of the National Monument that is acquired by the Bureau of Land Management after the date of enactment of this Act. (B) SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE- The Secretary of Agriculture shall manage any land or interest in land within the boundaries of the National Monument that is acquired by the Forest Service after the date of enactment of this Act. (d) Fire, Insects, and Disease- Subject to such terms and conditions as the Secretary concerned determines to be appropriate, the Secretary concerned may undertake such measures as are necessary to control fire, insects, and disease-- (1) in the Wilderness, in accordance with section 4(d)(1) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(1)); and (2) in the National Monument, in accordance with-- (A) this Act; and (B) any other applicable laws. (e) Invasive Species and Noxious Weeds- In accordance with any applicable laws and subject to such terms and conditions as the Secretary concerned determines to be appropriate, the Secretary concerned may prescribe measures to control nonnative invasive plants and noxious weeds within the National Monument and Wilderness. (f) Water Rights- (1) EFFECT- Nothing in this Act-- (A) affects the use or allocation, in existence on the date of enactment of this Act, of any water, water right, or interest in water; (B) affects any vested absolute or decreed conditional water right in existence on the date of enactment of this Act, including any water right held by the United States; (C) affects any interstate water compact in existence on the date of enactment of this Act; (D) authorizes or imposes any new reserved Federal water rights; or (E) shall be considered to be a relinquishment or reduction of any water rights reserved or appropriated by the United States in the State on or before the date of enactment of this Act. (2) NATIONAL MONUMENT WATER RIGHTS- With respect to water within the National Monument, nothing in this Act-- (A) authorizes any Federal agency to appropriate or otherwise acquire any water right on the mainstem of the Arkansas River; or (B) prevents the State from appropriating or acquiring, or requires the State to appropriate or acquire, an instream flow water right on the mainstem of the Arkansas River. (g) Fish and Wildlife- Nothing in this Act diminishes the jurisdiction of the State with respect to fish and wildlife in the State. (h) Commercial Activities- (1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary concerned may permit commercial activities (including outfitting and guide activities) within the National Monument and Wilderness, in accordance with-- (A) this Act; (B) the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.); and (C) any other applicable laws (including regulations). (2) OUTFITTING AND GUIDE ACTIVITIES- In accordance with section 4(d)(5) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(5)), commercial services (including authorized outfitting and guide activities) are authorized in the Wilderness to the extent necessary for activities that fulfill the recreational or other wilderness purposes of the Wilderness. SEC. 8. DEVELOPMENT OF MANAGEMENT PLAN. (a) In General- Not later than 3 years after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the Interior, in cooperation with the Secretary of Agriculture and in consultation with the State, shall complete a comprehensive management plan for the conservation and protection of the National Monument and Wilderness. (b) Contents- The management plan shall-- (1) describe the appropriate uses and management of the National Monument and Wilderness in accordance with-- (A) this Act; and (B) the purposes for which the National Monument and Wilderness are established; (2) be developed with opportunities for public input; (3) be prepared in close consultation with appropriate Federal, State, county, and local agencies; and (4) concentrate visitorship within the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area and the public land west of the Arkansas River. (c) Incorporation of Existing Plans- In developing the management plan under subsection (a), to the extent consistent with this Act, the Secretary concerned may incorporate any provision of any other applicable land management plan, including the Arkansas River Recreation Management Plan or a successor plan. SEC. 9. RELEASE OF WILDERNESS STUDY AREA. (a) In General- Congress finds that, for purposes of section 603(c) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1782(c)), the portions of the Browns Canyon Wilderness Study Area not designated as wilderness by section 2(a)(22) of the Colorado Wilderness Act of 1993 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note; Public Law 103-77; 107 Stat. 756) (as added by section 5(a)) have been adequately studied for wilderness designation. (b) Release- Any public land described in subsection (a) that is not designated as wilderness by section 2(a)(22) of the Colorado Wilderness Act of 1993 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note; Public Law 103-77; 107 Stat. 756) (as added by section 5(a))-- (1) is no longer subject to section 603(c) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1782(c)); and (2) shall be managed in accordance with-- (A) this Act; and (B) the management plan developed under section 8.
S.1785 Dec-10-13
STATUS: December 10, 2013.--Introduced. July 23, 2014.--Hearing by subcommittee. (56) S.1785 Shiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act (Introduced in Senate - IS) S 1785 IS 113th CONGRESS1st SessionS. 1785 To modify the boundary of the Shiloh National Military Park located in the States of Tennessee and Mississippi, to establish Parker's Crossroads Battlefield as an affiliated area of the National Park System, and for other purposes. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATESDecember 10, 2013 Mr. ALEXANDER introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources A BILL To modify the boundary of the Shiloh National Military Park located in the States of Tennessee and Mississippi, to establish Parker's Crossroads Battlefield as an affiliated area of the National Park System, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the `Shiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act'. SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS. In this Act: (1) AFFILIATED AREA- The term `affiliated area' means the Parker's Crossroads Battlefield established as an affiliated area of the National Park System by section 4(a). (2) PARK- The term `Park' means Shiloh National Military Park, a unit of the National Park System. (3) SECRETARY- The term `Secretary' means the Secretary of the Interior. SEC. 3. AREAS TO BE ADDED TO SHILOH NATIONAL MILITARY PARK. (a) Additional Areas- The boundary of the Park is modified to include the areas that are generally depicted on the map entitled `Shiloh National Military Park, Proposed Boundary Adjustment', numbered 304/80,011, and dated April 2012, and which are comprised of the following: (1) Fallen Timbers Battlefield. (2) Russell House Battlefield. (3) Davis Bridge Battlefield. (b) Acquisition Authority- The Secretary may acquire the land described in subsection (a) by donation, purchase from willing sellers with donated or appropriated funds, or exchange. (c) Administration- Any land acquired under this section shall be administered as part of the Park. SEC. 4. ESTABLISHMENT OF AFFILIATED AREA. (a) In General- Parker's Crossroads Battlefield in the State of Tennessee is established as an affiliated area of the National Park System. (b) Description of Affiliated Area- The affiliated area shall consist of the area generally depicted within the `Proposed Boundary' on the map entitled `Parker's Crossroads Battlefield, Proposed Boundary', numbered 903/80,073, and dated April 2012. (c) Administration- The affiliated area shall be managed in accordance with-- (1) this Act; and (2) any law generally applicable to units of the National Park System. (d) Management Entity- The City of Parkers Crossroads and the Tennessee Historical Commission shall jointly be the management entity for the affiliated area. (e) Cooperative Agreements- The Secretary may provide technical assistance and enter into cooperative agreements with the management entity for the purpose of providing financial assistance for the marketing, marking, interpretation, and preservation of the affiliated area. (f) Limited Role of the Secretary- Nothing in this Act authorizes the Secretary to acquire property at the affiliated area or to assume overall financial responsibility for the operation, maintenance, or management of the affiliated area. (g) General Management Plan- (1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary, in consultation with the management entity, shall develop a general management plan for the affiliated area in accordance with section 12(b) of the National Park System General Authorities Act (16 U.S.C. 1a-7(b)). (2) TRANSMITTAL- Not later than 3 years after the date on which funds are made available to carry out this Act, the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate the general management plan developed under paragraph (1).
S.1784 Dec-09-13
STATUS: December 9, 2013.--Introduced. February 6, 2014.--Full Committee Hearing held. S.1784 Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013 (Introduced in Senate - IS) S 1784 IS 113th CONGRESS1st SessionS. 1784 To improve timber management on Oregon and California Railroad and Coos Bay Wagon Road grant land, and for other purposes. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATESDecember 9, 2013 Mr. WYDEN introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources A BILL To improve timber management on Oregon and California Railroad and Coos Bay Wagon Road grant land, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS. (a) Short Title- This Act may be cited as the `Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013'. (b) Table of Contents- The table of contents of this Act is as follows: Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. TITLE I--MANAGEMENT ON OREGON AND CALIFORNIA RAILROAD AND COOS BAY WAGON ROAD GRANT LAND Sec. 101. Management on Oregon and California Railroad and Coos Bay Wagon Road grant land. Sec. 102. Distribution of funds. Sec. 103. Wild and Scenic River designations. TITLE II--TRIBAL LAND Subtitle A--Oregon Coastal Land Conveyance Sec. 201. Definitions. Sec. 202. Conveyance. Sec. 203. Map and legal description. Sec. 204. Administration. Sec. 205. Forest management. Sec. 206. Land reclassification. Subtitle B--Canyon Mountain Land Conveyance Sec. 211. Definitions. Sec. 212. Conveyance. Sec. 213. Map and legal description. Sec. 214. Administration. Sec. 215. Forest management. Sec. 216. Land reclassification. Subtitle C--Amendments to Coquille Restoration Act Sec. 221. Amendments to Coquille Restoration Act. TITLE III--OREGON TREASURES Subtitle A--Wild Rogue Wilderness Area Sec. 301. Wild Rogue Wilderness Area. Subtitle B--Devil's Staircase Wilderness Sec. 311. Definitions. Sec. 312. Devil's Staircase Wilderness, Oregon. Sec. 313. Wild and Scenic River designations, Wasson Creek and Franklin Creek, Oregon. Subtitle C--Additional Wild and Scenic River Designations and Technical Corrections Sec. 321. Designation of Wild and Scenic River segments, Molalla River, Oregon. Sec. 322. Technical corrections to the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. TITLE I--MANAGEMENT ON OREGON AND CALIFORNIA RAILROAD AND COOS BAY WAGON ROAD GRANT LAND SEC. 101. MANAGEMENT ON OREGON AND CALIFORNIA RAILROAD AND COOS BAY WAGON ROAD GRANT LAND. The Act of August 28, 1937 (43 U.S.C. 1181a et seq.), is amended-- (1) by redesignating sections 2, 4, and 5 (43 U.S.C. 1181b, 1181d, 1181e) as sections 119, 120, and 121, respectively; and (2) by striking the first section and inserting the following: `SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. `This Act may be cited as the `Oregon and California Land Grant Act'. `SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS. `In this Act: `(1) ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE- The term `archeological site' means any district, site, building, structure, or object that is included in or eligible for inclusion in the National Register under section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (16 U.S.C. 470f). `(2) CONSERVATION EMPHASIS AREA- The term `conservation emphasis area' means covered land that is devoted to conservation uses as designated on the map under section 102(a)(2). `(3) COVERED LAND- The term `covered land' means Oregon and California Railroad and Coos Bay Wagon Road grant land described in section 101. `(4) DEPARTMENT- The term `Department' means the Department of the Interior. `(5) DRY FOREST- The term `dry forest' means-- `(A) during the 10-year period beginning on the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, land generally depicted as dry forest on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Moist Forests and Dry Forests' and dated November 18, 2013, except that plant associations and plant association groups may be used to adjust the dry forest assignment in specific locations based on an on-the-ground field examination by the Secretary; and `(B) after the period described in subparagraph (A), land designated as dry forest by the Secretary under section 103(b). `(6) ECOLOGICAL FORESTRY- The term `ecological forestry' means forestry that-- `(A) incorporates principles of natural forest development (including the role of natural disturbances) in the initiation, development, and maintenance of stands and landscape mosaics; and `(B) is based on the application of the best available ecological understanding of forest ecosystems in managing those ecosystems to achieve integrated environmental, economic, and cultural outcomes. `(7) FORESTRY EMPHASIS AREA- The term `forestry emphasis area' means covered land that is primarily devoted to a sustained yield of timber harvest over time, as designated on the map under section 102(a)(1). `(8) KEY WATERSHED- The term `key watershed' means a watershed that-- `(A) is critical to 1 or more populations of native fish; `(B) provides high quality water; and `(C) is the same as 1 of the key watersheds designated under the Northwest Forest Plan. `(9) MOIST FOREST- The term `moist forest' means-- `(A) during the 10-year period beginning on the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, land generally depicted as moist forest on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Moist Forests and Dry Forests' and dated November 18, 2013, except that plant associations and plant association groups may be used to adjust the dry forest assignment in specific locations based on an on-the-ground field examination by the Secretary; and `(B) after the period described in subparagraph (A), land designated as moist forest by the Secretary under section 103(b). `(10) MONUMENT- The term `Monument' means the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument (as defined in section 1401 of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (16 U.S.C. 431 note; Public Law 111-11)). `(11) NEST TREE- `(A) IN GENERAL- The term `nest tree' means a tree that-- `(i) is currently in use by a northern spotted owl for nesting; or `(ii) has been documented to have been used by a northern spotted owl for nesting during the previous 5-year period. `(B) EXCLUSION- The term `nest tree' does not include a tree that has been used by a northern spotted owl for nesting during the previous 5-year period if the tree-- `(i) is located in an area in which a major disturbance (such as a crown fire, tree defoliating insect or disease outbreak, or blow down) has occurred during the period; and `(ii) is not currently being occupied by a northern spotted owl. `(12) OLD GROWTH- The term `old growth' means-- `(A) in the case of a moist forest, trees that are-- `(i) greater than 150 years of age measured at breast height; or `(ii)(I) in a stand of trees in which the average stand age is 120 years or greater as of the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013; and `(II) generally depicted as old growth stands on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Legacy Old Growth Protection Network' and dated November 18, 2013; and `(B) in the case of a dry forest, trees that are greater than 150 years of age measured at breast height. `(13) OLDER TREES- The term `older trees' means trees that are older than 100 years of age but less than 150 years of age measured at breast height as of the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013. `(14) RESIDENCE- The term `residence' means a privately owned, permanent structure that is-- `(A) maintained for habitation as a dwelling or workplace; and `(B) located in an area with a density that is greater than 1 structure per 20 acres. `(15) RIPARIAN RESERVE- The term `riparian reserve' means an area that is-- `(A) solely devoted to achieving the goals for the aquatic conservation strategy described in section 102(e); and `(B) generally located along a river, stream, lake, wetland, or other hydrologic feature or unstable or potentially unstable area for which special standards and guidelines direct land use. `(16) SALMON- `(A) IN GENERAL- The term `salmon' means any of the wild anadromous Oncorhynchus species that occur in the State. `(B) INCLUSIONS- The term `salmon' includes-- `(i) chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha); `(ii) coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch); `(iii) chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta); `(iv) steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss); and `(v) coastal cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii clarkii). `(17) SECRETARY- The term `Secretary' means the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management. `(18) SITE-POTENTIAL TREE HEIGHT- The term `site-potential tree height' means the average maximum height of the tallest dominant trees that are 200 years of age for a given site class. `(19) STANDS LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 80 YEARS OF AGE- The term `stands less than or equal to 80 years of age' means stands of trees in forestry emphasis areas that are less than or equal to 80 years of age as generally depicted on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Forest Stands Less Than or Equal to 80 Years of Age' and dated November 18, 2013. `(20) STATE- The term `State' means the State of Oregon. `(21) SUSTAINED YIELD- The term `sustained yield' means the timber yield that can be sustained under a specific management intensity consistent with multiple-use objectives on forestry emphasis areas. `(22) TREE TIPPING- The term `tree tipping' means the intentional felling and placement of trees in a stream or on the forest floor during timber harvest operations. `(23) WATERSHED ANALYSIS- The term `watershed analysis' means an analysis of the geomorphic and ecological processes in watersheds to determine the ecological importance of streams and riparian areas. `(24) WATERSHED PROTECTION- The term `watershed protection' means sustaining and enhancing watershed functions that affect the plant, animal, and human communities within a watershed boundary. `(25) WATERSHED RESTORATION- The term `watershed restoration' means a comprehensive, long-term restoration intended to restore watershed health and an aquatic ecosystem, including the habitat supporting fish and other aquatic and riparian-dependent organisms and the ecological processes that create and maintain habitats. `TITLE I--MANAGEMENT ON OREGON AND CALIFORNIA RAILROAD AND COOS BAY WAGON ROAD GRANT LAND `SEC. 101. LAND MANAGEMENT. `(a) In General- Notwithstanding the Act of June 9, 1916 (39 Stat. 218, chapter 137), and the Act of February 26, 1919 (40 Stat. 1179, chapter 47), such portions of the revested Oregon and California Railroad and reconveyed Coos Bay Wagon Road grant land as are under the jurisdiction of the Department and are classified as timberland or power-site land valuable for timber shall be managed in accordance with this Act. `(b) Effect- Except as specifically provided in this Act, nothing in this Act modifies any designation or conveyance of any portion of the covered area as in effect on the day before the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013. `SEC. 102. ALLOCATION AND MANAGEMENT OF COVERED LAND. `(a) In General- As designated on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Forestry Emphasis Areas and Conservation Emphasis Areas' and dated November 18, 2013, covered land shall be allocated into-- `(1) forestry emphasis areas; and `(2) conservation emphasis areas. `(b) Management- Covered land shall be managed in a manner that is consistent with this Act and under management strategies that-- `(1) consider human and economic dimensions of the management of covered land; `(2) protect the long-term health of forests, wildlife, and waterways; `(3) are scientifically sound, ecologically credible, and legally responsible; `(4) produce a predictable and sustainable level of timber sales and nontimber resources that do not significantly degrade the environment; and `(5) emphasize collaboration among the Federal agencies responsible for management of covered land. `(c) Forestry Emphasis Areas- `(1) IN GENERAL- Forestry emphasis areas shall be managed for permanent forest production. `(2) TIMBER- Timber from forestry emphasis areas shall be sold, cut, and removed in conformity with the principle of sustained yield and ecological forestry for the purposes of-- `(A) providing a permanent source of timber supply; `(B) protecting watersheds; `(C) regulating stream flow; `(D) contributing to the economic stability of local communities and industries; and `(E) providing recreational facilities and opportunities. `(d) Old Growth Trees- `(1) IN GENERAL- Except as provided in paragraph (3), the Secretary shall prohibit the cutting or removal of any old growth in a covered area. `(2) LEGACY OLD GROWTH PROTECTION NETWORK- `(A) IN GENERAL- The stands depicted on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Legacy Old Growth Protection Network' and dated November 18, 2013, shall be designated as the Legacy Old Growth Protection Network to provide for the protection, preservation, and enhancement of ecological, scenic, cultural, watershed, and fish and wildlife values. `(B) MANAGEMENT- The Secretary shall-- `(i) prohibit harvest of trees within the areas designated under subparagraph (A); and `(ii) only allow uses that are consistent with the purposes described in subparagraph (A). `(3) EXCEPTIONS- `(A) IN GENERAL- Paragraph (1) shall not apply if the Secretary determines that there is no reasonable alternative to the cutting or removal of an old growth tree for a purpose described in this paragraph. `(B) ADMINISTRATIVE PURPOSES- An old growth tree may be cut or removed for administrative purposes to carry out a construction or maintenance project if the project would cost more than an additional $3,000 to complete to meet the objectives of the project if the old growth tree is not removed. `(C) PUBLIC SAFETY PURPOSES- An old growth tree may be cut or removed for public safety purposes if-- `(i) a federally employed forester or certified arborist determines the old growth tree is likely to fall within 1 year; and `(ii) the fall of the old growth tree could-- `(I) injure a member of the public or an employee of the Department that regularly is in the vicinity of the old growth tree; or `(II) cause property damage in excess of $3,000. `(D) SCIENTIFIC PURPOSES- An old growth tree may be cut or removed for scientific purposes as part of a research project if the Director of the National Applied Resource Sciences Center-- `(i) approves the research project; and `(ii) determines there is an advantageous reason to cut an old growth tree on land on which the research project will be carried out rather than on other land managed by the Secretary. `(E) SPECIAL USE PURPOSES- `(i) IN GENERAL- An old growth tree may be cut or removed for special use purposes that are limited to-- `(I) a utility right-of-way, if there is no reasonable alternative; or `(II) a cultural use by a federally recognized Indian tribe. `(ii) INFORMAL RULEMAKING- Before allowing a special use under this subparagraph, the Secretary shall conduct an informal rulemaking with a 90-day public comment period. `(F) ADMINISTRATION- In carrying out this paragraph, the Secretary shall-- `(i) provide public notice of the location of the trees; `(ii) certify the reasons for allowing the cutting or removal of old growth trees under this paragraph; and `(iii) seek public comment on the cutting or removal for at least 7 days if more than 5 trees will be cut or removed within a 30-day period in the same 5-level hydrologic unit code watershed. `(G) COMMERCIAL SALE- Any tree cut or removed under this paragraph may not be sold commercially. `(4) OLD GROWTH IDENTIFICATION- Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, the Secretary shall develop protocols for identifying trees greater than 150 years of age at breast height. `(e) Water Quality Protection- `(1) IN GENERAL- The primary focus of aquatic and riparian protection in the covered area shall be to protect, maintain, and restore natural ecological functions and processes beneficial to water quality and quantity, including temperature and turbidity, native fish and wildlife, and watershed resilience, including the continued provision of ecosystem services. `(2) AQUATIC CONSERVATION STRATEGY- `(A) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall carry out an aquatic conservation strategy to promote the objectives described in paragraph (1) and the resiliency of the aquatic ecosystems consistent with the goals of the aquatic conservation strategy. `(B) GOALS- The goals of the aquatic conservation strategy shall be-- `(i) to protect, maintain, and restore aquatic ecosystems and the associated ecological processes for fish, other aquatic organisms, riparian-dependent species, and human needs across a region; `(ii) to manage aquatic ecosystems in a manner that recognizes that fish and other aquatic organisms evolved within a dynamic environment that is constantly influenced and changed by geomorphic and ecological disturbances; `(iii) to protect important drinking water source areas and maintain and restore water quality necessary to support healthy riparian, aquatic, and wetland ecosystems; and `(iv) to protect, maintain, and restore in-stream flows sufficient to create and sustain riparian, aquatic, and wetland habitats and to retain patterns of sediment, nutrient, and wood routing. `(3) PROGRAM COMPONENTS- The aquatic conservation strategy shall incorporate the key components of the aquatic conservation strategy described in paragraph (2), which shall operate to maintain and restore the productivity and resiliency of riparian and aquatic ecosystems, including-- `(A) riparian reserves; `(B) watershed analysis; `(C) key watersheds; and `(D) watershed restoration. `(4) RIPARIAN RESERVES- `(A) IN GENERAL- Riparian reserves shall be established in the covered area to protect, maintain, and restore ecosystem health at watershed and landscape scales and to promote the objectives described in paragraph (1), consistent with section 103(f) for the forestry emphasis areas and section 105(c) for the conservation emphasis areas. `(B) RIPARIAN RESERVE MANAGEMENT- `(i) IN GENERAL- Management and restoration activities in riparian reserves shall only be undertaken to protect, maintain, or restore aquatic resources as provided in this subsection. `(ii) TIMBER HARVEST- Except as provided in section 103(f), timber harvest in riparian reserves shall only occur in stands less than or equal to 80 years of age. `(5) STANDARDS FOR KEY WATERSHEDS- `(A) IN GENERAL- Key watersheds, drinking water emphasis areas, and drinking water special management units established under sections 108, 109, 110, and 111 shall have the highest priority for watershed restoration and protection in the covered area. `(B) WATERSHED ANALYSES- Watershed analysis shall be required before timber harvests occur in key watersheds, other than minor activities that are categorically excluded under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.). `(C) COOPERATION ON PRIVATE LAND- The Secretary is encouraged to work with adjacent private landowners who have agreed to cooperate with Secretary to further the purposes of this section. `(6) ROADS RESTRICTIONS- `(A) NO NET INCREASE IN ROADS- The total quantity of system and nonsystem roads on covered land shall be less than or equal to the total quantity of system and nonsystem roads on covered land as of the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013. `(B) TEMPORARY ROADS- Not later than the earlier of the date that is 1 year after the vegetation management project is completed or the date that is 2 years after the activities for which a temporary road was constructed are completed, temporary roads that are constructed on covered land, if necessary, shall be made benign by-- `(i) closing the temporary roads; and `(ii)(I) decommissioning the temporary roads; or `(II) placing the temporary roads into short-term storage. `(C) REDUCTION IN ROADS- To the maximum extent practicable and subject to the availability of appropriations, the Secretary shall reduce the total quantity of road miles for system and nonsystem roads, with priority for road reductions given to key watersheds. `(D) LIMITATIONS ON NEW ROADS- The Secretary shall prohibit the construction of any new permanent system road in any portion of the covered land within the key watersheds and drinking water protection areas of the covered land unless the construction contributes to achieving the goals of the aquatic conservation strategy. `(E) NO NEW ROADS IN ROADLESS AREAS- The Secretary shall prohibit the construction of any new road in any inventoried roadless area on covered land in key watersheds, drinking water emphasis areas, and conservation emphasis areas. `(F) WATERSHED ANALYSIS- In carrying out a watershed analysis under this Act, the Secretary shall identify roads that the Secretary determines could be closed or decommissioned. `(7) WOODY DEBRIS AUGMENTATION- `(A) IN GENERAL- During periods of timber harvesting, the Secretary shall carry out tree tipping activities on riparian reserves on covered land, as the Secretary determines necessary, to improve timber delivery to streams. `(B) FISH HABITAT- The Secretary shall annually use approximately $1,000,000 of amounts made available under this Act to transport and place large trees in streams on Federal, State, or private land to improve the quality of fish habitat, as the Secretary determines necessary. `SEC. 103. MANAGEMENT OF FORESTRY EMPHASIS AREAS. `(a) Management Actions- `(1) IN GENERAL- Silvicultural activities shall be conducted in a forestry emphasis area, and the forestry emphasis area shall be managed, in accordance with this section. `(2) MANAGEMENT ACTIONS- Management actions shall be considered in the environmental impact statement required under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and section 104(a). `(b) Determination of Moist Forests and Dry Forests- `(1) IN GENERAL- During the 10-year period beginning on the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, the moist and dry forests shall be determined as depicted on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Moist Forests and Dry Forests', and dated November 18, 2013, except that plant associations and plant association groups may be used to adjust the dry and moist forest assignments in specific locations based on an on-the-ground field examination by the Secretary. `(2) REDESIGNATION- Not later than 10 years after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013 and every 10 years thereafter, the Secretary shall reevaluate the initial assignments of land areas in moist forest and dry forest categories in forestry emphasis areas under paragraph (1) based on-- `(A) plant association groups; and `(B) the criteria described in this subsection. `(3) MOIST FORESTS- For purposes of this subsection, moist forests generally-- `(A) experience infrequent wildfires at intervals of 1 to several centuries, including extensive areas in which fire severity results in stand-replacement conditions; and `(B) include the following plant association groups: `(i) the Western Hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) series; `(ii) the Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis) series; `(iii) the Western Redcedar (Thuja plicata) series; `(iv) the Pacific Silver Fir (Abies amabilis) series; `(v) the Mountain Hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana) series; `(vi) the Subalpine Fir-Engelmann Spruce (Abies lasiocarpa-Picea engelmannii) series; `(vii) the Tanoak (Lithocarpus densiflorus) series; `(viii) the Moist Grand Fir (Abies grandis) plant association group; and `(ix) the Moist White Fir (Abies concolor) plant association group. `(4) DRY FORESTS- For purposes of this subsection, dry forests generally-- `(A) experience relatively frequent and predominantly low- and mixed-severity fires; and `(B) include the following plant association groups: `(i) the Moist Grand Fir (Abies grandis) plant association group; `(ii) the Moist White Fir (Abies concolor) plant association group; `(iii) the Ponderosa Pine (Pinus ponderosa) series; `(iv) the Oregon White Oak (Quercus garryana) series; `(v) the Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) series; `(vi) the Jeffrey Pine (Pinus jeffreyi) series; `(vii) the Dry Grand Fir (Abies grandis) plant association group; and `(viii) the Dry White Fir (Abies concolor) plant association group. `(5) MIXED FORESTS- `(A) IN GENERAL- For purposes of this Act, a site characterized as a Moist Grand Fir or a Moist White Fir plant association group may be considered moist forest or dry forest based on the condition of the land, landscape context, and management goals. `(B) MIXED FORESTS- On a site at which dry and moist forests combine and are not readily separated, management shall be based on the dominant type in terms of area. `(6) ADMINISTRATION- In carrying out this subsection, the Secretary shall-- `(A) provide the public a period of not less than 60 days to comment on the redesignation of moist forests and dry forests; and `(B) redesignate moist forests and dry forests once every 10 years. `(c) Vegetation Treatments- `(1) IN GENERAL- Vegetation treatments shall be developed consistent with this subsection. `(2) NO SIGNIFICANT NEGATIVE EFFECTS- A vegetation treatment under this section shall be-- `(A) considered in the environmental impact statement required under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and section 104(a); and `(B) designed to produce no significant negative effects on-- `(i) cultural sites of federally recognized Indian tribes; `(ii) inventoried roadless areas; `(iii) the existing integrity of archeological sites; `(iv) highly erodible land; `(v) wetland under the jurisdiction of the Corps of Engineers or delineated by the Natural Resources Conservation Service; and `(vi) species listed as endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), unless incidental take statements have been issued for the listed species. `(3) ATTAINING NO SIGNIFICANT NEGATIVE EFFECTS- A proposed silvicultural treatment on land described in clauses (i) through (v) of paragraph (2)(B) shall seek to produce no significant negative impact primarily by-- `(A) not harvesting trees, or operating heavy equipment, on the sites; or `(B) mitigating the impact of the treatment through actions such as the capping of archeological sites with wood chips, except that relying on mitigation measures to achieve no significant negative impact may only be used infrequently for timber sales. `(4) NORTHERN SPOTTED OWLS- A vegetation treatment analyzed as part of the environmental impact statement or similar analysis required under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and section 104(a) for land identified by the Secretary as part of northern spotted owl recovery plan Action 10 or 32 can only occur if the Secretary, acting through the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, releases an opinion that the proposed vegetative treatment is-- `(A) compatible with requirements under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) for the northern spotted owl, considered over the long-term; or `(B) necessary to address a severe threat of disease, insects, or fire. `(5) WATER QUALITY- `(A) IN GENERAL- In addition to standards under any applicable environmental law, a vegetation treatment for a timber sale under this section shall be designed so that the sale does not result in measurable, significant negative impacts on water quality. `(B) DETERMINATION POINTS- For the purposes of assessing potential negative impacts on water quality under this section from vegetation treatments, the Secretary shall only consider water quality-- `(i) at the time of the determination to determine the present condition; and `(ii) at a time that is 5 years after the date of the initial determination and that is at least 2 years after the date of the timber sale. `(6) NEST TREES- `(A) IN GENERAL- No nest tree shall be cut in a forestry emphasis area unless the nest tree poses a repeated, imminent threat to the safety of the public or employees of the Department. `(B) SURVEYS- `(i) IN GENERAL- Not earlier than 180 days before the date the Secretary plans to offer a timber sale in a forestry emphasis area, the Secretary shall survey the timber sale area to locate potential nest trees that the Secretary has not located. `(ii) DURATION- The duration of the survey shall be such that the Secretary shall have an employee survey for nest trees at a rate of 1 day for each 100 acres of the timber sale. `(C) INFORMATION FROM PUBLIC- During the 14-day period beginning on the date a consistency document required under section 104(d) is completed for a project, the Secretary shall accept information from the public concerning the location of nest trees. `(D) PROTECTIONS- The Secretary shall ensure that the protections required under this Act are provided for verified nest trees. `(7) MARBLED MURRELET HABITAT- Consistent with the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), if the harvest of timber within a limited area of marbled murrelet habitat would provide benefits to a forest ecosystem (including the increased diversity of stand structure, composition, and age and reducing the scarcity of early successional habitat), the harvest may occur if the Secretary confers with the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service in selecting areas within marbled murrelet habitat in which timber harvests may occur. `(8) SUSTAINED YIELD- `(A) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall, to the maximum extent practicable, provide a sustained yield of timber harvest, averaged over a 10-year period, from the forestry emphasis area, that is calculated assuming an ecological forestry approach, unless the action will have severe adverse environmental, economic, or social consequences. `(B) SUSTAINED YIELD CALCULATION- The Secretary shall calculate the sustained yield for a 50-year period as part of the environmental impact statement required under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and section 104(a). `(C) RESERVED AREAS- In calculating the sustained yield from a forestry emphasis area, the Secretary shall not include the volume of timber that could be offered from reserved areas, such as conservation emphasis areas. `(d) Management of Moist Forests- `(1) IN GENERAL- Forestry emphasis areas that are designated as moist forests under this section shall be managed in accordance with the principles of ecological forestry (including principles relating to variable retention regeneration harvests) described in paragraph (2). `(2) ECOLOGICAL FORESTRY PRINCIPLES FOR MOIST FORESTS- The ecological forestry principles referred to in paragraph (1) include-- `(A) the retention of old growth; `(B) the seeking of opportunities to retain older trees if practicable; `(C) the acceleration of the development of structural complexity, including spatial heterogeneity, in younger stands, through the use of diverse silvicultural approaches, such as variable density and clump-based prescriptions; `(D) the implementation of variable retention regeneration harvesting activities that retain approximately 1/3 of the live basal area of the forest within the harvest area, primarily in aggregates, including riparian and other reserves and dispersed individual and small clusters of conifers and hardwoods within the harvest area unit, a portion of which may be used for snag creation, except that old growth stands shall not be considered as part of the 1/3 basal area retention; `(E) the development and maintenance of early seral ecosystems with diverse species following harvesting activities through the use of less intense approaches to site preparation and tree regeneration and nurturing of diverse early seral ecosystems; `(F) the use of rotations of sufficient length to allow stands to redevelop with levels of structural complexity and biodiversity characteristics of late-successional stands, but when the stands reach the rotation age of the stands, the stands will be regenerated through variable-retention harvesting; and `(G) the establishment of a silvicultural system that includes the development and management of multiaged, mixed-species stands on harvest rotation periods of 80 to 120 years. `(3) VARIABLE RETENTION REGENERATION- `(A) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall designate not less than 8 percent and not more than 12 percent of the moist forests described in paragraph (1) as land on which the Secretary shall carry out variable retention regeneration harvesting activities, consistent with this section, during each 10-year period in a manner consistent with the environmental impact statement required under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and section 104(a). `(B) APPLICABILITY- The moist forests designated as variable retention regeneration harvest land under subparagraph (A) shall not be limited to stands that have generally reached the culmination of mean annual increment. `(4) THINNING- `(A) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall carry out thinning activities in the moist forests described in paragraph (1) to promote tree growth and ecological health and variability. `(B) GOALS- The goal of thinning activities under this paragraph shall be to establish spatially variable stand densities and complex canopies using thinning regimes that enhance the structural and compositional diversity of the stand and individual tree development. `(C) LIMITATIONS- `(i) IN GENERAL- In carrying out thinning activities under this paragraph, the Secretary shall not reduce the total basal area of the stand (as determined on the date on which the thinning activities commence) by more than 50 percent. `(ii) OLD GROWTH TREES- The Secretary shall exclude old growth trees from thinning activities under this paragraph. `(e) Management of Dry Forests- `(1) IN GENERAL- Forestry emphasis areas that are designated as dry forests under this section shall be managed in accordance with ecological forestry principles described in paragraph (2) and, as determined necessary by the Secretary, with fire resiliency needs, consistent with this subsection. `(2) ECOLOGICAL FORESTRY PRINCIPLES IN DRY FORESTS- The ecological forestry principles referred to in paragraph (1) include-- `(A) the retention and improvement of the survivability of old growth trees through the reduction of adjacent fuels and competing vegetation to promote resilience against mortality from insects, disease, and fire; `(B) the retention and protection of important structures such as large hardwoods, snags, and logs; `(C) the reduction of overall stand densities through partial cutting in an effort to-- `(i) reduce basal areas to desired levels, particularly in overstocked stands; `(ii) increase the mean stand diameter; `(iii) shift the composition of stands to fire- and drought-tolerant species; and `(iv) retain older trees for replacement purposes; `(D) the restoration of spatial heterogeneity through the variation of the treatment of stands, such as by leaving untreated patches, creating openings of not more than 2.5 acres, and establishing tree clumps and isolated single trees; `(E) the establishment of new tree cohorts of shade-intolerant species in created openings, generally varying in size between 0.2 and 2.5 acres; `(F) the harvesting of timber during the restoration process; `(G) the maintenance of sustainable and fire-resilient conditions in perpetuity through active management of the dry forests in accordance with this subsection, including the treatment of activity fuels and the restoration of historic levels of surface fuels and understory vegetation using prescribed fire and mechanical activities; `(H) the planning and implementation of activities at the landscape level to maintain not less than 1/3 of the dry forests as denser landscape-scale patches to provide greater forest density for endangered and threatened species and their prey; and `(I) the retention of a basal area after a partial cut that is not less than 35 percent of the initial basal area of the sale area. `(3) FIRE RESILIENCY- `(A) VEGETATION TREATMENT NEAR RESIDENCES- `(i) IN GENERAL- For a forestry emphasis area that is designated as a dry forest under this section and located within .25 miles of a residence, the primary purpose of any vegetation treatment carried out by the Secretary on that land shall be to manage fuel loadings to reduce the risk to the residence posed by wildfire. `(ii) ADMINISTRATION- `(I) IN GENERAL- In carrying out vegetation treatment activities on land described in clause (i), the Secretary shall-- `(aa) cut and remove trees and brush to eliminate the vertical continuity of vegetative fuels and the horizontal continuity of tree crowns for the purpose of reducing flammable materials and maintaining a shaded fuelbreak to reduce fire spread, duration, and intensity; and `(bb) treat surface fuels (including activity fuels, low brush, and deadwood) on that land that could promote the spread of wildfire in a manner designed to achieve an average of a 4-foot maximum flame length under average severe fire weather conditions. `(II) TIMBER SALES- If a timber sale is planned within 1/2 mile of a residence, the Secretary is encouraged to carry out vegetation treatment activities on that Federal land at the same time as the timber sale. `(III) COUNTY ACTIONS- A county may carry out a fuel reduction project on the land described in clause (i) in a manner consistent with subclause (I) if-- `(aa) the county notifies the Secretary of the intent of the county to carry out the project, including a description of the project and duration of the project; `(bb) the Secretary determines the project is consistent with this Act and is in the best interest of the public; and `(cc) the county carries out the project using county funds, which may include amounts made available to the county under this Act. `(iii) PRIORITIZATION- In prioritizing fire resiliency projects under this subparagraph, the Secretary or the county may use project recommendations received from a resource advisory council or described in a community wildfire protection plan. `(B) PRIVATE LANDOWNER ACTIONS ON FEDERAL LAND- `(i) IN GENERAL- A person may enter and treat any forestry emphasis area that is designated as a dry forest under this section that is located within 100 feet of the residence of that person without a permit from the Secretary if-- `(I) the treatment is carried out at the expense of the person; `(II) the person notifies the Secretary of the intent to treat that land; and `(III) the person carries out the treatment activities in accordance with clause (iii). `(ii) NOTICE- `(I) IN GENERAL- Not less than 30 days before beginning to treat land described in clause (i), the person shall notify the Secretary of the intention of that person to treat that land. `(II) COMMENCEMENT- Not less than 15 days before the date of the commencement of treatment actions, the person shall notify the Secretary before beginning the treatment. `(iii) APPLICABILITY- A person treating land described in clause (i) shall carry out the treatment as follows: `(I) No dead tree, nest tree, old growth, or tree greater than 24 inches in diameter shall be cut. `(II) Any residual trees shall be pruned-- `(aa) to a height of the lesser of 10 feet or 50 percent of the crown height of the tree; and `(bb) such that all parts of the tree are at not less than 10 feet away from the residence. `(III) Vegetation shall be cut such that-- `(aa) less flammable species are favored for retention; and `(bb) the adequate height and spacing between bushes and trees are maintained. `(IV) No herbicide or insecticide application shall be used. `(V) All slash created from treatment activities under this subparagraph shall be removed or treated not later than 60 days after the date on which the slash is created. `(f) Water Protection in Forestry Emphasis Areas- `(1) RIPARIAN RESERVE AND BUFFER SYSTEM- `(A) IN GENERAL- In carrying out the aquatic conservation strategy in forestry emphasis areas, the Secretary shall establish riparian reserves that-- `(i) in the case of land located along a fish-bearing stream, are 1 site-potential tree height or 150 feet slope distance, whichever is greater; `(ii) in the case of land located along a permanently flowing nonfish-bearing stream, are 1/2 of a site-potential tree height or 75 feet slope distance, whichever is greater; `(iii) in the case of land located along a seasonally flowing or intermittent stream, are whichever is greater among-- `(I) the stream channel to the top of the inner gorge and out to the edge of the riparian vegetation; `(II) a distance of 1/2 of a site-potential tree height; or `(III) 75-feet slope distance; `(iv) in the case of a wetland greater than 1 acre, a lake, or a natural pond, are whichever is greater among-- `(I) the body of water and land located along the wetland, lake, or pond to the outer edges of riparian vegetation; `(II) a distance of 2 site-potential tree height; or `(III) 300-feet slope distance; `(v) in the case of a constructed pond or a reservoir, are the area from the maximum pool elevation to a distance equal to the height of 1 site-potential tree or 150-feet slope distance, whichever is greater; and `(vi) in the case of a wetland that is less than 1 acre or an unstable or potentially unstable area, are whichever is greater among-- `(I) the extent of the unstable and potentially unstable area or the wetland less than 1 acre, as applicable, to the outer edges of the riparian vegetation; `(II) a distance of 1 site-potential tree height; or `(III) 150-feet slope distance. `(B) NONFISH-BEARING STREAMS- `(i) IN GENERAL- For a nonfish-bearing stream, the Secretary shall establish a buffer of an additional 1/2 of a site-potential tree height or 75 feet slope distance, whichever is greater, which buffer shall be available for timber management using ecological forestry principles while maintaining wood delivery to streams. `(ii) RESTRICTIONS- `(I) IN GENERAL- A timber harvest on the buffer land described in clause (i) shall be-- `(aa) conducted in accordance with the principles of ecological forestry; and `(bb) be limited to stands less than or equal to 80 years of age. `(II) SPECIAL RULE FOR DRY FORESTS- `(aa) IN GENERAL- Subject to item (bb), in dry forests, timber harvest may occur in a stand that exceeds 80 years of age if the harvest is carried out for a compelling ecological reason, such as to protect the stand from insect outbreak or destructive wildfire. `(bb) OLD GROWTH TREES- An old growth tree shall not be included in a timber harvest under item (aa). `(2) WATERSHED ANALYSIS- `(A) IN GENERAL- Not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, a scientific committee established by the Secretary shall develop criteria to be used in carrying out a watershed analysis for forestry emphasis areas. `(B) SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE- `(i) IN GENERAL- The committee established under subparagraph (A) shall be comprised of 5 individuals who-- `(I) are not full-time employees of the Bureau of Land Management; and `(II) have expertise relating to aquatic and riparian ecosystems. `(ii) ADMINISTRATION- The Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) shall not apply to the committee established under this paragraph. `(C) CRITERIA- The criteria developed under subparagraph (A) shall include at a minimum-- `(i) the importance of the streams to salmon populations; `(ii) the impacts of thermal loading; `(iii) water quality; and `(iv) the potential for the delivery or deposition of sediment and wood from upslope sources. `(D) DEVELOPMENT OF WATERSHED ANALYSIS- `(i) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall use the criteria established by the scientific committee to determine the ecological importance of fish-bearing streams and nonfish-bearing streams. `(ii) PUBLIC INFORMATION- The Secretary shall make the determinations described in clause (i) available to the public at the time the Secretary submits the report to the scientific committee. `(E) REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE- `(i) IN GENERAL- Not later than 210 days after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, the Secretary shall submit to the scientific committee established under subparagraph (B) a watershed analysis that includes the fish-bearing streams and nonfish-bearing streams in key watersheds categorized by ecological importance. `(ii) COMMENTS BY SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE- Not later than 240 days after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, the scientific committee shall submit comments to the Secretary on the determinations made by the Secretary of the ecological importance of the streams within the covered area. `(iii) CRITERIA- The scientific committee shall use only the criteria established under subparagraph (C) to evaluate the determinations made by the Secretary. `(iv) PUBLIC AVAILABILITY- On receipt by the Secretary, the comments submitted by the scientific committee shall be made publically available. `(F) INCLUSION IN THE DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT- `(i) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall-- `(I) revise the watershed analysis, as the Secretary considers necessary; and `(II) consider the comments submitted by the scientific committee. `(ii) REVISED WATERSHED ANALYSIS- The revised watershed analysis shall be used in preparing and included in whole in each draft environmental impact statement developed under section 104(a)(1). `(G) OTHER APPLICABILITY- The results of the watershed analysis shall be available for use in conservation efforts on other Federal land and on non-Federal land. `(3) REVISION OF RIPARIAN BUFFER SYSTEM- `(A) IN GENERAL- In accordance with the watershed analysis, the Secretary shall revise the riparian reserves on the forestry emphasis areas. `(B) USE- The revisions shall be reflected in-- `(i) the initial environmental impact statements prepared under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and section 104(a); and `(ii) each subsequent 10-year environmental impact statement. `(C) REVISIONS- The Secretary shall revise the riparian buffer system as follows: `(i) For a riparian reserve located along a fish-bearing stream, lake, or wetland, that the Secretary determines, based on the watershed analysis, to be of minimal ecological importance, the size of the riparian reserve shall be 100 feet slope distance. `(ii) For a riparian reserve located along a nonfish-bearing stream, lake, or wetland that the Secretary determines, based on the watershed analysis, to be of minimal ecological importance, the size of the riparian reserve shall be 50 feet slope distance. `(iii) For a riparian reserve located along a fish-bearing or nonfish-bearing stream, lake, or wetland that the Secretary determines, based on the watershed analysis, to be of significant ecological importance, the size of the riparian reserve shall be 1 site-potential tree height or 150 feet slope distance, whichever is greater. `(iv) The total amount of riparian reserves within each 5th-level hydrologic unit code watershed in the forestry emphasis areas shall equal at least 75 percent and not more than 125 percent of the previous riparian reserves established under paragraph (1). `(D) RIPARIAN BUFFERS FOR MANAGEMENT- `(i) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall establish buffers for the riparian reserves described in clauses (i) and (ii) of subparagraph (C) that extend out to 1-site potential tree. `(ii) MANAGEMENT- The buffers shall be managed in the same manner as the buffers described in paragraph (1)(B). `(E) MANAGEMENT- The Secretary shall manage the revised riparian reserve areas described in subparagraph (D) in accordance with the following standards: `(i) Timber harvest within riparian reserves shall be restricted to thinning stands less than or equal to 80 years of age to achieve the goals of the aquatic conservation strategy. `(ii) Timber harvest, roads, grazing, mining, recreation, and all other activities shall be compatible with achievement of the goals of the aquatic conservation strategy in order to occur. `(iii) Riparian-dependent and stream resources shall receive primary emphasis in riparian reserve landscapes. `(4) EXCEPTION- Forestry emphasis areas designated as `Drinking Water Emphasis Area' and depicted as such on the maps entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: McKenzie Drinking Water Area', `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Hillsboro Drinking Water Area', `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Clackamas Drinking Water Area', and `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Springfield Drinking Water Area' and dated November 18, 2013, and riparian areas within key watersheds shall not be subject to this subsection but shall instead be subject to section 105(c). `(g) Prioritization- `(1) SELECTION OF AREAS TO TREAT IN THE FIRST 10 YEARS- `(A) IN GENERAL- Not later than 150 days after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, the Secretary shall select locations in forestry emphasis areas in which the Secretary intends to harvest timber during-- `(i) the 10-year period covered by the environmental impact statement prepared under the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and 104(a); and `(ii) each subsequent 10-year period covered by an environmental impact statement. `(B) PRIORITIZATION PLAN FOR FORESTRY EMPHASIS AREAS- The areas selected under subparagraph (A) shall reflect a prioritization plan and harvest levels, including the sustained yield, identified in the environmental impact statement prepared under the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and section 104(a). `(C) PUBLIC COMMENT- The Secretary shall seek public comments for 45 days on the selection of the areas under subparagraph (A). `(D) INCLUSION IN THE DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT- `(i) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall revise the prioritization plan for forestry emphasis areas, as the Secretary considers necessary, based on the public comments received. `(ii) REVISED PRIORITIZATION PLAN- The revised prioritization plan for forestry emphasis areas shall be used in preparing and included in whole in each draft environmental impact statement developed under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and section 104(a). `(2) LANDSCAPE PLANS- `(A) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall develop plans for the moist forest portions of the forestry emphasis area and dry forest portions of the covered area. `(B) MOIST FOREST LANDSCAPE PLAN- The plans described in subparagraph (A) shall include-- `(i) landscape level plans showing the areas of the moist forest landscapes that will result in distribution of variable retention regeneration harvests to ensure desired placement and the appropriate scale of implementation; and `(ii) areas that will, in the case of a moist forest site, accelerate development of complex forest structure, including opportunities to create spatial heterogeneity (such as creating skips and gaps), in a young stand that has a canopy that has-- `(I) closed; and `(II) been simplified through past management. `(C) DRY FOREST LANDSCAPE PLAN- `(i) IN GENERAL- The dry forest plans described in subparagraph (A) shall include-- `(I) a landscape level plan showing the areas of any dry forest landscape that will be left in a denser condition for the first 30 years after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013; `(II) the areas of any dry forest that may be considered for thinning or restoration treatments beginning on the date that is 30 years after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013; and `(III) areas that will, in the case of a dry forest site-- `(aa) minimize and reduce the risk of unnaturally severe fire and insect outbreaks, particularly if critical components and values are at risk, including-- `(AA) communities in the wildland-urban interface (as defined in section 101 of the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 (16 U.S.C. 6511)); and `(BB) valuable forest structures, such as old growth and oak savannas that are in need of restoration or are in danger from potential fire risk; or `(bb) restore historical structure and composition and improve fire resiliency. `(ii) REEVALUATION- The areas described in clause (i)(I) shall be reevaluated in the subsequent comprehensive environmental impact statements required under section 104(a). `(D) COLLABORATION IN DEVELOPING PLANS- The Secretary shall develop the plans described in subparagraph (A) in coordination with the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to ensure the plans comply with the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). `(E) DRAFT PLANS AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT- Not later than 150 days after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, the Secretary shall make a draft of the plans described in subparagraph (A) available for public comment for 45 days. `(F) INCLUSION IN THE DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT- `(i) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall revise landscape plans, as the Secretary considers necessary, based on the public comments received. `(ii) REVISED LANDSCAPE PLANS- The revised landscape plans shall be used in preparing and included in whole in the draft environmental impact statement developed under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and section 104(a). `SEC. 104. STREAMLINED PROCEDURES. `(a) Comprehensive Environmental Impact Statement- `(1) IN GENERAL- Not later than 18 months after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, the Secretary shall complete-- `(A) a large-scale comprehensive environmental impact statement in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) for the moist forest in the forestry emphasis area; and `(B) a large-scale comprehensive environmental impact statement in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) for the dry forest in the forestry emphasis area. `(2) PERIOD- The environmental impact statements required under paragraph (1) shall cover the 10-year period beginning on the date on which the record of decision for the environmental impact statement is issued. `(3) INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS- The final comprehensive environmental impact statement shall be used for individual projects during the 10-year period described in paragraph (2). `(4) ADDITIONAL ANALYSIS- No additional analysis under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) shall be required for individual projects under this Act unless explicitly required by this Act or there exists clear and convincing evidence regarding significant adverse environmental impacts of the project that were not considered in the comprehensive environmental impact statements. `(5) EFFECTIVE DATE OF EACH ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT- After the initial comprehensive environmental impact statement developed under paragraph (1), each subsequent comprehensive environmental impact statement shall be prepared and be in effect for the 10-period beginning on the date on which the previous environmental impact statement expires. `(b) Criteria and Parameters of the Environmental Impact Statement- `(1) IN GENERAL- Each environmental impact statement developed under subsection (a) shall analyze 3 alternatives, including-- `(A) 1 no-action alternative; and `(B) 2 other alternatives that are consistent the management prescriptions and this Act for the forest type. `(2) LIMITATIONS- `(A) IN GENERAL- The analysis of effects of each environmental impact statement described in subsection (a)(1) shall be limited to the effects of the actions authorized under section 103 that are consistent with the forest type. `(B) ANALYSIS- `(i) IN GENERAL- The information contained within the timber prioritization plan, watershed analysis, dry forest landscape plan, and moist forest landscape plan shall-- `(I) be used to develop an environmental impact statement described in subsection (a)(1); but `(II) not be separately analyzed in an environmental impact statement described in subsection (a)(1). `(ii) ADDITIONAL ANALYSIS- Notwithstanding the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), no analysis that is in addition to the environmental impact statement described in subsection (a)(1) shall be required under that Act for the timber prioritization plan, watershed analysis, dry forest landscape plan, and moist forest landscape plan. `(3) AREA INCLUDED IN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT- `(A) IN GENERAL- Each environmental impact statement shall cover the area required to be treated in section 103(d) for moist forests and section 103(e) for dry forests. `(B) DISTRIBUTION- The requirement under subparagraph (A) shall be-- `(i) distributed in a manner that is approximately equal over the 10-year period; and `(ii) divided among the Bureau of Land Management districts in a manner that-- `(I) is approximately proportional to the yield that can be produced by those forests; and `(II) ensures that each Bureau of Land Management district has adequate harvest and revenue to share with affected counties. `(4) SPECIFIC ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS- Each environmental impact statement shall include, in addition to other necessary analysis, the impacts to-- `(A) wetlands; `(B) municipal watersheds; `(C) inventoried roadless areas; `(D) Indian cultural sites; `(E) archeological sites; and `(F) nest trees. `(c) Public Notice and Comment; Challenges- `(1) DEFINITIONS- In this subsection: `(A) AGENCY ACTION- The term `agency action' has the meaning given the term in section 551 of title 5, United States Code. `(B) COVERED AGENCY ACTION- The term `covered agency action' means an agency action by the Secretary relating to the management of the forestry emphasis areas. `(C) COVERED CIVIL ACTION- The term `covered civil action' means a civil action seeking judicial review of a covered agency action. `(2) PUBLIC NOTICE AND COMMENT- `(A) NOTICE OF INTENT- `(i) NOTICE OF INTENT- Not later than 7 days after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, the Secretary shall publish in the Federal Register a notice of intent to prepare each of the following documents: `(I) Comprehensive environmental impact statement for the moist forests. `(II) Comprehensive environmental impact statement for the dry forests. `(III) Prioritization plan for the forestry emphasis area. `(IV) Watershed analysis. `(V) Dry forest landscape plan. `(VI) Moist forest landscape plan. `(ii) PUBLIC COMMENT- During the 45-day period beginning on date on which the notice of intent is published, the Secretary shall-- `(I) provide an opportunity for public comment for the scoping process; and `(II) solicit public comment on topics to be analyzed in the draft environmental impact statement under subparagraph (B). `(B) DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS- `(i) IN GENERAL- Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, the Secretary shall issue the first draft environmental impact statements described in subsection (a)(1). `(ii) PUBLIC COMMENT- During the 60-day period beginning on the date on which the draft environmental impact statements are issued, the Secretary shall provide an opportunity for public comment on the draft environmental impact statements. `(iii) EXTENSIONS- The Secretary may not extend the period for public comment. `(iv) TOPICS- During the period described in clause (ii), the public shall be able to provide comment on the prioritization plan, watershed analysis, dry forest landscape plan, and moist forest landscape plan included in the draft environmental impact statement. `(C) FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS- `(i) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall issue the record of decision for the final environmental impact statements-- `(I) 45 days after the date on which the final environmental impact statements are issued or immediately after the Secretary responds to an objection filed under clause (ii); and `(II) not later than 18 months after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013. `(ii) OBJECTIONS- `(I) IN GENERAL- During the first 30 days of the period established under clause (i)(I), in lieu of any other appeals that may be available, any person may file an objection to the final environmental impact statements in accordance with section 105 of the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 (16 U.S.C. 6515). `(II) RESPONSE- The Secretary shall respond in writing to any objection filed under subclause (I) not later than 30 days after the date on which the objection is filed. `(iii) EXCEPTION- If the Secretary determines than an objection filed under clause (ii) requires a revision of the final environmental impact statement, the Secretary shall-- `(I) issue a revised final environmental impact statement as soon as practicable; and `(II) issue a record of decision not later than 30 days after the date on which the revised final environmental impact statement is issued. `(3) JUDICIAL REVIEW- `(A) VENUE- A covered civil action may only be brought in the United States District Court for the District of Oregon or the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. `(B) OBJECTIONS- No objection to the record of decision shall be considered by the court that has not previously been raised in writing during the agency administrative process. `(C) LIMITATION OF ACTIONS- A covered civil action shall not be maintained unless commenced not later than 30 days after the date on which the covered agency action to which the covered civil action relates is final. `(D) EXPEDITED PROCEEDINGS- `(i) DISCOVERY- Discovery shall-- `(I) commence immediately after a covered civil action is commenced; and `(II) conclude not later than 180 days after the date on which a covered civil action is commenced. `(ii) TRIAL- In any covered civil action, a trial shall commence not later than 180 days after the date on which the covered civil action is commenced. `(iii) EXPEDITIOUS COMPLETION OF JUDICIAL REVIEW- Congress encourages a court of competent jurisdiction to expedite, to the maximum extent practicable, the proceedings in a covered civil action with the goal of rendering a final determination on the merits of the covered civil action as soon as practicable after the date on which a complaint or appeal is filed to initiate the action. `(E) APPLICABILITY OF APA- Except as provided in this section, judicial review of a covered agency action shall be conducted in accordance with chapter 7 of title 5, United States Code. `(F) INJUNCTIONS- `(i) IN GENERAL- Subject to clause (ii), the length of any preliminary injunction and any stay pending appeal regarding a covered agency action shall not exceed 60 days. `(ii) RENEWALS- `(I) IN GENERAL- A court of competent jurisdiction may issue 1 or more renewals of any preliminary injunction, or stay pending appeal, granted under clause (i). `(II) UPDATES- For each renewal of an injunction under this clause, the parties to the action shall present the court with updated information on the status of the covered agency action that is the basis of the covered civil action. `(iii) BALANCING OF SHORT- AND LONG-TERM EFFECTS- As part of the weighing of the equities while considering any request for an injunction that applies to the covered agency action, the court shall balance the impact on the ecosystem likely to be affected by the covered agency action of-- `(I) the short- and long-term effects of undertaking the covered agency action; and `(II) the short- and long-term effects of not undertaking the covered agency action. `(d) Consistency Document- `(1) IN GENERAL- For each project implemented under an environmental impact statement, the decision to proceed with the project shall be documented in a consistency document, which shall include, at a minimum-- `(A) the record prepared, including the names of interested people groups and agencies contacted; `(B) a determination that no extraordinary circumstances exist; and `(C) a determination that the scope of work of the project is consistent with the original analysis and assumptions in the record of decision. `(2) TIME BEFORE IMPLEMENTING A PROJECT- The Secretary shall not implement a project described in paragraph (1) earlier than the date that is 30 days after the date on which a consistency document is made public. `(3) CAUSE OF ACTION- `(A) IN GENERAL- The only cause of action that may be brought challenging a consistency document shall be claims that the work to be performed under the consistency document is inconsistent with the record of decision or causes adverse impacts to species not listed under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) at the time the record of decision was prepared but which have been listed subsequent to the record of decision. `(B) LIMITATION OF ACTIONS- No cause of action may be maintained under subparagraph (A) unless commenced not later than 30 days after the date on which the consistency document is issued. `(4) PROJECTS OUTSIDE SCOPE- With respect to work in the forestry emphasis areas that falls outside the scope of the environmental impact statements prepared under this title-- `(A) the work shall only be authorized under this title for a project that does not exceed 5,000 acres; and `(B) environmental analysis documents required under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) shall be completed for that work. `(e) Coordination With Other Agencies; Consultation- `(1) MULTIAGENCY COORDINATION- `(A) UP-FRONT PLANNING AND CONSULTATION- Not later than 7 days after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, the Secretary shall invite the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Governor of Oregon, the heads or equivalent duly-elected tribal government leaders of federally-recognized Indian tribes with aboriginal land in the covered area, and local governments in the covered area to participate in-- `(i) the development of any environmental impact statement necessary to carry out this Act; and `(ii) subsequently, the revision of any resource management plan necessary to carry out this Act. `(B) ASSESSMENTS UNDER THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT OF 1973- `(i) IN GENERAL- Not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, the Director the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shall commence any assessments required under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) to provide adequate consultation and quantify acceptable take levels for the planned treatments and projects under the environmental impact statement. `(ii) PROJECT-SPECIFIC CONCURRENCE- `(I) IN GENERAL- The Secretary may seek project-specific concurrence from the Director the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. `(II) CONCURRENCE OR OBJECTION- For a specific project that requires a consistency document under subsection (d) and would require documentation relating to the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) in accordance with subclause (I), not later than 21 days after the date on which the Secretary seeks project-specific concurrence, the Director the United States Fish and Wildlife Service or the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, as applicable, shall-- `(aa) submit to the Secretary written concurrence that the project is not likely to adversely affect listed species or critical habitat, in accordance with the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.); or `(bb) notify the Secretary that formal consultation will be required. `(C) PARTICIPATION BY NON-FEDERAL ENTITIES- Non-Federal entities may submit to the Secretary a request to participate in the development of any environmental impact statement and any resource management plan necessary under this Act. `(2) LIAISONS- Not later than 45 days after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act, the Director the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shall identify personnel that will serve as a liaison to the Secretary-- `(A) to develop the environmental impact statements and resource management plans necessary under this Act; and `(B) address any issues at the project level under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). `(3) CONCURRENT REVIEW- `(A) IN GENERAL- Each cooperating agency, the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shall carry out the obligations of that agency under other applicable law concurrently and in conjunction with the required environmental review process for the comprehensive environmental impact statement, unless doing so would impair the ability of the agency to conduct needed analysis or otherwise carry out those obligations. `(B) CONSULTATION AND DOCUMENTS REQUIRED UNDER THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT OF 1973- `(i) INFORMAL CONSULTATION- Not later than 7 days after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, the Secretary shall commence informal consultation with the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on the implementation of this Act. `(ii) FORMAL CONSULTATION- Not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, the Secretary shall commence formal consultation with the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on the development of the draft environmental impact statement developed under subsection (c), in accordance with section 7 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1536). `(iii) DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT- Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, the Secretary shall submit to the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration the draft environmental impact statement developed under subsection (c), in accordance with section 7 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1536). `(iv) SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS- Not later than 60 days after the date on which a draft environmental impact statement is published, the cooperating agencies shall submit to the Secretary any documents required of the cooperating agencies under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). `(4) ESCALATION OF INTERAGENCY CONFLICTS- `(A) IN GENERAL- If a disagreement between the liaisons identified in paragraph (2) cannot be resolved within 14 days, the disagreement shall be escalated to the State directors, or if there are no State directors, the regional directors. `(B) FURTHER ESCALATION- `(i) IN GENERAL- If the State directors or regional directors, as applicable, cannot resolve the disagreement within the period beginning on the date on which the 14-day period described in subparagraph (A) expires and ending on the date that is 7 days after the date on which the 14-day period expires, the matter shall be escalated to the head of the applicable Federal agency. `(ii) FINAL RESOLUTION- The head of the applicable Federal agency shall resolve the disagreement not later than 7 days after the date on which the disagreement is escalated under clause (i). `(5) APPLICABILITY OF NORTHWEST FOREST PLAN- The Northwest Forest Plan Survey and Manage Mitigation Measure Standard and Guidelines shall not apply to forestry emphasis areas. `(6) SALMON- `(A) IN GENERAL- The State shall be considered a cooperating agency for purposes of assisting the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in managing salmon. `(B) MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING- The State and the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration may enter into a memorandum of understanding or an agreement under section 6 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1535) in carrying out activities under subparagraph (A). `(C) ADMINISTRATION- `(i) IN GENERAL- If the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration fails to provide any necessary documentation relating to salmon required under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) within the required deadlines under this section, the Secretary shall consider as completed any documentation required of the Administrator under the environmental impact statement, unless the Secretary of Commerce notifies the Secretary of the Interior that additional time is needed. `(ii) NONDELEGATION- The Secretary of Commerce shall not delegate the authority described in clause (i). `(7) 5-year REEVALUATION- `(A) IN GENERAL- Not later than 5 years after the date on which an environmental impact statement is developed, the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shall reevaluate the performed and proposed work and determine if the work complies with-- `(i) the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.); and `(ii) the environmental impact statement. `(B) REINITIATION- `(i) IN GENERAL- Subject to subparagraph (A) and clause (ii), if the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration determine that reinitiation of consultation is required due to new information relating to a threatened or endangered species, changed circumstances relating to a threatened or endangered species, or changed conditions relating to a threatened or endangered species-- `(I) the consultation process under this subsection shall be reinitiated by reassessing changed circumstances or conditions relating to the threatened or endangered species not originally evaluated in the environmental impact statements; and `(II) the supporting documentation shall be modified not later than 90 days after the date on which the consultation commences to reflect the actual conditions. `(ii) MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES- Management activities under the comprehensive environmental impact statements developed under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and subsection (a) shall continue while the modifications described in clause (i)(II) are being prepared. `(8) LISTINGS OF ENDANGERED SPECIES- `(A) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall redesignate some of a conservation emphasis area as a forestry emphasis area and redesignate a forestry emphasis area that contains critical habitat as a conservation emphasis area if-- `(i) a species is added to the list of endangered or threatened species under section 4(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1533(c)); and `(ii) critical habitat (as defined in section 3 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1532)) is designated within the forestry emphasis area that is incompatible with the harvest of timber under this Act. `(B) IDENTIFICATION OF LANDS TO BE REDESIGNATED- Not later than 120 days after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act, the Secretary shall identify 10,000 acres of conservation emphasis area that could be redesignated under subparagraph (A). `SEC. 105. MANAGEMENT OF CONSERVATION EMPHASIS AREAS. `(a) In General- A conservation emphasis area shall be managed in accordance with this Act and for the general purposes of ecological and conservation benefits, including providing forest reserves that include-- `(1) old growth and late successional habitat; `(2) clean air; `(3) water quality filtration, purification, and storage; `(4) watershed health; `(5) soil stabilization; `(6) flood control; `(7) native wildlife biodiversity; `(8) connectivity; `(9) long-term storage of carbon; `(10) climate stabilization; `(11) pollination, seed dispersal, soil formation, and nutrient cycling; `(12) recreational, educational, and tourism opportunities; and `(13) aesthetic, spiritual, and cultural heritage values. `(b) Management Direction for Conservation Emphasis Areas- `(1) TIMBER HARVEST LIMITATIONS- The cutting, sale, or removal of timber within a conservation emphasis area may be permitted-- `(A) to the extent necessary to improve the health of the forest in a manner that-- `(i) maximizes the retention of large trees-- `(I) as appropriate to the forest type; and `(II) to the extent that the trees promote stands that are fire resilient and healthy; `(ii) improves the habitats of threatened or endangered species or species considered sensitive by the Secretary over the long term following completion of the project; `(iii) maintains or restores the composition and structure of the ecosystem by reducing the risk of uncharacteristic wildfire; or `(iv) in the case of harvests in moist forest sites, is conducted-- `(I) through variable density and clump-based thinning; `(II) in stands up to 80 years of age to accelerate development of structurally complex forest conditions; and `(III) in a manner that retains older trees and old growth; `(B) to carry out an approved management activity in furtherance of the purposes of this section, if the cutting, sale, or removal of timber is incidental to the management activity; or `(C) for de minimis personal or administrative use within the conservation emphasis area, if the use will not impact the purposes of this section. `(2) ROAD CONSTRUCTION- No new or temporary roads shall be constructed or reconstructed within a conservation emphasis area after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013 except as necessary-- `(A) to protect the health and safety of individuals in cases of an imminent threat of flood, fire, or any other catastrophic event that, without intervention, would result in the loss of life or property; `(B) to carry out environmental cleanup activities required by the Federal Government; `(C) to allow for the exercise of reserved or outstanding rights provided for by treaty or Federal law; `(D) to prevent irreparable resource damage by a road constructed before the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act; or `(E) to rectify a hazardous road condition. `(3) WITHDRAWAL- Subject to valid existing rights, all Federal land within the conservation emphasis area is withdrawn from-- `(A) all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws, except disposal by exchange or sale in accordance with section 117; `(B) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and `(C) disposition under all laws relating to mineral and geothermal leasing. `(c) Water Quality Protection in Conservation Emphasis Areas- `(1) RIPARIAN RESERVES- In carrying out the aquatic conservation strategy for conservation emphasis areas, key watersheds and drinking water emphasis areas, the Secretary shall establish riparian reserves that-- `(A) in the case of land located along a fish-bearing stream, are 2 site-potential tree height or 300-feet slope distance, whichever is greater; `(B) in the case of land located along a permanently flowing nonfish-bearing stream, are 1 site-potential tree height or 150-feet slope distance, whichever is greater; `(C) in the case of land located along a seasonally flowing or intermittent stream, are whichever is greater among-- `(i) the stream channel to the top of the inner gorge and out to the edge of the riparian vegetation; `(ii) a distance of 1 site-potential tree height; or `(iii) 100-feet slope distance; `(D) in the case of a wetland that is greater than 1 acre, a lake, or a natural pond, are whichever is greater among-- `(i) the body of water and land located along the wetland, lake, or pond to the outer edges of riparian vegetation; `(ii) a distance 2 site-potential tree height; or `(iii) 300-feet slope distance; `(E) in the case of a constructed pond or a reservoir, are the area from the maximum pool elevation to a distance equal to the height of 1 site-potential tree or 150-feet slope distance, whichever is greater; and `(F) in the case of a wetland that is less than 1 acre or an unstable or potentially unstable area, are whichever is greater among-- `(i) the extent of the unstable and potentially unstable area or the wetland less than 1 acre, as applicable, to the outer edges of the riparian vegetation; `(ii) a distance of 1 site-potential tree height; or `(iii) 150-feet slope distance. `(2) WATERSHED ANALYSIS AND REVIEW- `(A) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall regularly conduct watershed analysis and a review of aquatic and riparian resources to ensure adequate protections are being provided, consistent with the objectives described in section 102(e)(1). `(B) CRITERIA- Criteria considered in the analysis shall include-- `(i) the importance of the streams to salmon populations; `(ii) the impacts of thermal loading; `(iii) water quality; and `(iv) the potential for the delivery or deposition of sediment and wood from upslope sources. `(C) CHANGES TO STRATEGY- If a peer-reviewed, multiagency report calls for changes to the aquatic conservation strategy or any riparian reserves on the conservation land to be consistent with purposes described in section 102(e)(1), the Secretary may consider changes as part of any modifications (revisions or amendments) to the relevant resource management plans. `(d) Maps and Legal Descriptions- `(1) IN GENERAL- As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act, the Secretary shall prepare a map and legal description for the land described in sections 106 through 116. `(2) FORCE OF LAW- The maps and legal descriptions described in paragraph (1) shall have the same force and effect as if included in this Act, except that the Secretary may correct typographical errors in the maps and legal descriptions. `(3) PUBLIC AVAILABILITY- The maps and legal descriptions described in paragraph (1) shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land Management. `SEC. 106. ROGUE NATIONAL RECREATION AREA. `(a) Designation- There is established a Rogue National Recreational Area to provide for the protection, preservation, and enhancement of recreational, ecological, scenic, cultural, watershed, and fish and wildlife values. `(b) Boundary- The Rogue National Recreation Area shall consist of certain Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management, comprising approximately 94,700 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Rogue National Recreation Area' and dated November 18, 2013. `(c) Administration- The Secretary shall-- `(1) administer the Rogue National Recreation Area-- `(A) in accordance with the applicable Federal laws (including regulations) and rules applicable to the Bureau of Land Management; and `(B) consistent with section 105; and `(2) only allow uses of the Rogue National Recreation Area that are consistent with the purposes described in subsection (a). `(d) Off-Road Vehicles- The use of motorized vehicles on Bureau of Land Management holdings in the Rogue National Recreation Area shall be limited to roads designated by the Secretary. `(e) Fish and Wildlife- Nothing in this section affects the jurisdiction or responsibilities of the State with respect to fish and wildlife in the State. `(f) Adjacent Management- Nothing in this section creates any protective perimeter or buffer zone around the Rogue National Recreation Area. `(g) Protection of Tribal Rights- Nothing in this section diminishes any treaty rights of any Indian tribe. `(h) Land Reclassification- `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall reclassify the approximately 8,600 acres of Federal land generally depicted on the map described in subsection (b) as `Other BLM lands' as Oregon and California Railroad grant land. `(2) APPLICABILITY- The land reclassified under paragraph (1) shall be considered to satisfy any requirement to reclassify public domain land as Oregon and California Railroad grant land, including under sections 206 and 216 of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013. `SEC. 107. MOLALLA NATIONAL RECREATION AREA. `(a) Designation- There is established a Molalla National Recreational Area to provide for the protection, preservation, and enhancement of recreational, ecological, scenic, cultural, watershed, and fish and wildlife values. `(b) Boundary- The Molalla National Recreation Area shall consist of certain Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management, comprising approximately 24,100 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Molalla National Recreation Area' and dated November 18, 2013. `(c) Administration- The Secretary shall-- `(1) administer the Molalla National Recreation Area-- `(A) in accordance with the applicable Federal laws (including regulations) and rules applicable to the Bureau of Land Management; and `(B) consistent with section 105; and `(2) only allow uses of the Molalla National Recreation Area that are consistent with the purposes described in subsection (a). `(d) Off-Road Vehicles- The use of motorized vehicles on Bureau of Land Management holdings in the Molalla National Recreation Area shall be limited to roads designated by the Secretary. `(e) Fish and Wildlife- Nothing in this section affects the jurisdiction or responsibilities of the State with respect to fish and wildlife in the State. `(f) Adjacent Management- Nothing in this section creates any protective perimeter or buffer zone around the Molalla National Recreation Area. `(g) Protection of Tribal Rights- Nothing in this section diminishes any treaty rights of any Indian tribe. `(h) Land Reclassification- `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall reclassify the approximately 12,000 acres of Federal land generally depicted on the map described in subsection (b) as `Other BLM lands' as Oregon and California Railroad grant land. `(2) APPLICABILITY- The land reclassified under paragraph (1) shall be considered to satisfy any requirement to reclassify public domain land as Oregon and California Railroad grant land, including under sections 206 and 216 of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013. `SEC. 108. MCKENZIE DRINKING WATER SPECIAL MANAGEMENT UNIT. `(a) Establishment- There is established a special resources management unit in the State consisting of certain Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management, generally depicted as the `McKenzie Drinking Water Special Management Unit' on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: McKenzie Drinking Water Area' and dated November 18, 2013, to be known as the `McKenzie Drinking Water Special Management Unit' (referred to in this section as the `Management Unit'). `(b) Purposes- The purposes of the Management Unit are-- `(1) to ensure the protection of the McKenzie Watershed as a clean drinking water source safeguarding the water quality and quantity of the Watershed, for the residents of Lane County, Oregon; and `(2) to allow visitors to enjoy the special scenic, natural, cultural, and fish and wildlife values of the McKenzie Watershed. `(c) Administration- `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall-- `(A) administer the Management Unit-- `(i) in accordance with the laws (including regulations) and rules applicable to the Bureau of Land Management; and `(ii) consistent with section 105; and `(B) only allow uses of the Management Unit that are consistent with the purposes described in subsection (b). `(d) Prohibited Activities- Subject to valid existing rights, the following activities shall be prohibited on Bureau of Land Management land in the Management Unit: `(1) Commercial livestock grazing. `(2) The placement of new fuel storage tanks. `(3) Except to the extent necessary to further the purposes described in subsection (b), the application of any toxic chemicals (other than fire retardants), including pesticides. `(e) Cooperation on Private Land- The Secretary is encouraged to work with private landowners who have agreed to cooperate with the Secretary to further the purposes of this section. `(f) Off-Road Vehicles- The use of motorized vehicles on Bureau of Land Management holdings in the Management Unit shall be limited to roads designated by the Secretary. `(g) Fish and Wildlife- Nothing in this section affects the jurisdiction or responsibilities of the State with respect to fish and wildlife in the State. `(h) Adjacent Management- Nothing in this section creates any protective perimeter or buffer zone around the Management Unit. `(i) Protection of Tribal Rights- Nothing in this section diminishes any treaty rights of any Indian tribe. `SEC. 109. HILLSBORO DRINKING WATER SPECIAL MANAGEMENT UNIT. `(a) Establishment- There is established a special resources management unit in the State consisting of certain Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management, generally depicted as the `Hillsboro Drinking Water Special Management Unit' on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013 Hillsboro Drinking Water Area' and dated November 18, 2013, to be known as the `Hillsboro Drinking Water Special Management Unit' (referred to in this section as the `Management Unit'). `(b) Purposes- The purposes of the Management Unit are-- `(1) to ensure the protection of the Hillsboro Watershed as a clean drinking water source, safeguarding the quality and quantity of the Watershed, for the residents of Washington County, Oregon; and `(2) to allow visitors to enjoy the special scenic, natural, cultural, and fish and wildlife values of the Hillsboro Watershed. `(c) Administration- `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall-- `(A) administer the Management Unit-- `(i) in accordance with the laws (including regulations) and rules applicable to the Bureau of Land Management; and `(ii) consistent with section 105; and `(B) only allow uses of the Management Unit that are consistent with the purposes described in subsection (b). `(d) Prohibited Activities- Subject to valid, existing rights, the following activities shall be prohibited on Bureau of Land Management land on the conservation emphasis areas in the Management Unit: `(1) Commercial livestock grazing. `(2) The placement of new fuel storage tanks. `(3) Except to the extent necessary to further the purposes described in subsection (b), the application of any toxic chemicals (other than fire retardants), including pesticides. `(e) Cooperation on Private Land- The Secretary is encouraged to work with adjacent private landowners who have agreed to cooperate with the Secretary to further the purposes of this section. `(f) Off-Road Vehicles- The use of motorized vehicles on Bureau of Land Management holdings in the Management Unit shall be limited to roads designated by the Secretary. `(g) Fish and Wildlife- Nothing in this section affects the jurisdiction or responsibilities of the State with respect to fish and wildlife in the State. `(h) Adjacent Management- Nothing in this section creates any protective perimeter or buffer zone around the Management Unit. `(i) Protection of Tribal Rights- Nothing in this section diminishes any treaty rights of any Indian tribe. `SEC. 110. CLACKAMAS DRINKING WATER SPECIAL MANAGEMENT UNIT. `(a) Establishment- There is established a special resources management unit in the State consisting of certain Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management, generally depicted as the `Clackamas Drinking Water Special Management Unit' on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Clackamas Drinking Water Area' and dated November 18, 2013, to be known as the `Clackamas Drinking Water Special Management Unit' (referred to in this section as the `Management Unit'). `(b) Purposes- The purposes of the Management Unit are-- `(1) to ensure the protection of the Clackamas Watershed as a clean drinking water source, safeguarding the water quality and quantity of the Watershed, for the residents of Clackamas County, Oregon; and `(2) to allow visitors to enjoy the special scenic, natural, cultural, and fish and wildlife values of the Clackamas Watershed. `(c) Administration- `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall-- `(A) administer the Management Unit-- `(i) in accordance with the laws (including regulations) and rules applicable to the Bureau of Land Management; and `(ii) consistent with section 105; and `(B) only allow uses of the Management Unit that are consistent with the purposes described in subsection (b). `(d) Prohibited Activities- Subject to valid, existing rights, the following activities shall be prohibited on Bureau of Land Management land on the conservation emphasis areas in the Management Unit: `(1) Commercial livestock grazing. `(2) The placement of new fuel storage tanks. `(3) Except to the extent necessary to further the purposes described in subsection (b), the application of any toxic chemicals (other than fire retardants), including pesticides. `(e) Cooperation on Private Land- The Secretary is encouraged to work with adjacent private landowners who have agreed to cooperate with the Secretary to further the purposes of this section. `(f) Off-Road Vehicles- The use of motorized vehicles on Bureau of Land Management holdings in the Management Unit shall be limited to roads designated by the Secretary. `(g) Fish and Wildlife- Nothing in this section affects the jurisdiction or responsibilities of the State with respect to fish and wildlife in the State. `(h) Adjacent Management- Nothing in this section creates any protective perimeter or buffer zone around the Management Unit. `(i) Protection of Tribal Rights- Nothing in this section diminishes any treaty rights of any Indian tribe. `SEC. 111. SPRINGFIELD DRINKING WATER SPECIAL MANAGEMENT UNIT. `(a) Establishment- There is established a special resources management unit in the State consisting of certain Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management, generally depicted as the `Springfield Drinking Water Special Management Unit' on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Springfield Drinking Water Area' and dated November 18, 2013, to be known as the `Springfield Drinking Water Special Management Unit' (referred to in this section as the `Management Unit'). `(b) Purposes- The purposes of the Management Unit are-- `(1) to ensure the protection of the Springfield Watershed as a clean drinking water source, safeguarding the water quality and quantity of the Watershed, for the residents of Springfield, Oregon and nearby communities; and `(2) to allow visitors to enjoy the special scenic, natural, cultural, and fish and wildlife values of the Springfield Watershed. `(c) Administration- `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall-- `(A) administer the Management Unit-- `(i) in accordance with the laws (including regulations) and rules applicable to the Bureau of Land Management; and `(ii) consistent with section 105; and `(B) only allow uses of the Management Unit that are consistent with the purposes described in subsection (b). `(d) Prohibited Activities- Subject to valid, existing rights, the following activities shall be prohibited on Bureau of Land Management land on the conservation emphasis areas in the Management Unit: `(1) Commercial livestock grazing. `(2) The placement of new fuel storage tanks. `(3) Except to the extent necessary to further the purposes described in subsection (b), the application of any toxic chemicals (other than fire retardants), including pesticides. `(e) Cooperation on Private Land- The Secretary is encouraged to work with adjacent private landowners who have agreed to cooperate with the Secretary to further the purposes of this section. `(f) Off-Road Vehicles- The use of motorized vehicles on Bureau of Land Management holdings in the Management Unit shall be limited to roads designated by the Secretary. `(g) Fish and Wildlife- Nothing in this section affects the jurisdiction or responsibilities of the State with respect to fish and wildlife in the State. `(h) Adjacent Management- Nothing in this section creates any protective perimeter or buffer zone around the Management Unit. `(i) Protection of Tribal Rights- Nothing in this section diminishes any treaty rights of any Indian tribe. `SEC. 112. CASCADE-SISKIYOU NATIONAL MONUMENT EXPANSION. `(a) Expansion and Administration- Subject to valid existing rights, the Secretary shall administer the approximately 2,050 acres of Bureau of Land Management land generally depicted as `Cascade Siskiyou National Monument Expansion' on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Expansion and Pacific Crest Trail Protection Corridor' and dated November 18, 2013, as part of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument (referred to in this section as the `Monument'), in accordance with-- `(1) this section; `(2) Presidential Proclamation Number 7318, dated June 9, 2000 (65 Fed. Reg. 37247); and `(3) section 105 and any law (including regulations) generally applicable to Bureau of Land Management land, including the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.). `(b) Fire Management- As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this section, the Secretary shall-- `(1) revise the fire management plan for the Monument to include the land added to the Monument under subsection (a); and `(2) in accordance with the revised plan, carry out hazardous fuel management activities within the boundaries of the Monument. `(c) Grazing- `(1) IN GENERAL- Subject to paragraph (2), the Secretary may allow the grazing of livestock within the approximately 2,050 acres of expansion land to continue as authorized under permits or leases in existence as of the date of enactment of this section. `(2) APPLICABLE LAW- Grazing under paragraph (1) shall be-- `(A) at a level not greater than the level at which the grazing exists as of the date of enactment of this section, as measured in Animal Unit Months; and `(B) in accordance with applicable law. `(d) Fish and Wildlife- Nothing in this section affects the jurisdiction or responsibilities of the State with respect to fish and wildlife in the State. `(e) Adjacent Management- Nothing in this section creates any protective perimeter or buffer zone around the Monument additions. `(f) Protection of Tribal Rights- Nothing in this section diminishes any treaty rights of any Indian tribe. `(g) Land Reclassification- `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall reclassify the approximately 200 acres of Federal land generally depicted as `Other BLM lands' on the map described in subsection (b) as Oregon and California Railroad grant land. `(2) APPLICABILITY- The land reclassified under paragraph (1) shall be considered to satisfy any requirement to reclassify public domain land as Oregon and California Railroad grant land, including under sections 206 and 216 of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013. `SEC. 113. ILLINOIS VALLEY SALMON AND BOTANICAL AREA SPECIAL MANAGEMENT UNIT. `(a) Establishment- There is established a special resources management unit in the State consisting of certain Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management, as generally depicted on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Illinois Valley Salmon and Botanical Area' and dated November 18, 2013, to be known as the `Illinois Valley Salmon and Botanical Area' (referred to in this section as the `Botanical Area'). `(b) Purposes- The purposes of the Botanical Area are to provide for the protection, preservation, and enhancement of botanical, nonmotorized recreational, ecological, scenic, cultural, watershed, and fish and wildlife values. `(c) Administration- The Secretary shall-- `(1) administer the Botanical Area-- `(A) in accordance with the laws (including regulations) and rules applicable to the Bureau of Land Management; and `(B) consistent with section 105; and `(2) only allow uses of the Botanical Area that are consistent with the purposes described in subsection (b). `(d) Off-Road Vehicles- The use of motorized vehicles on Bureau of Land Management holdings in the Botanical Area shall be limited to roads designated by the Secretary. `(e) Fish and Wildlife- Nothing in this section affects the jurisdiction or responsibilities of the State with respect to fish and wildlife in the State. `(f) Adjacent Management- Nothing in this section creates any protective perimeter or buffer zone around the Botanical Area. `(g) Protection of Tribal Rights- Nothing in this section diminishes any treaty rights of any Indian tribe. `(h) Land Reclassification- `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall reclassify the approximately 7,200 acres of Federal land generally depicted as `Other BLM lands' on the map described in subsection (a) as Oregon and California Railroad grant land. `(2) APPLICABILITY- The land reclassified under paragraph (1) shall be considered to satisfy any requirement to reclassify public domain land as Oregon and California Railroad grant land, including under sections 206 and 216 of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013. `SEC. 114. PACIFIC CREST NATIONAL SCENIC TRAIL PROTECTION CORRIDOR. `(a) Establishment- The Secretary shall-- `(1) not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, establish a protection and management corridor in the State consisting of certain Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management, generally depicted as `Pacific Crest Trail Protection Corridor' on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Expansion and Pacific Crest Trail Protection Corridor' and dated November 18, 2013, to be known as the `Pacific Crest Trail Corridor' (referred to in this section as the `PCT Corridor'); and `(2) draw the PCT Corridor boundaries to include-- `(A) all the Bureau of Land Management land within approximately 1/4 mile on either side of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail; and `(B) to the extent practicable, recreational, scenic, historical, wildlife, water, and other resources associated with the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail that are in need of protection. `(b) Administration- `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall manage the Federal land administered by the Bureau of Land Management described in subsection (a) to protect and enhance enjoyment of the recreational, scenic, historical, wildlife, and water values of the PCT Corridor in as natural and undeveloped state as practicable. `(2) ACTIVITIES- Forest thinning and vegetation treatments should be considered consistent with paragraph (1) if the purpose is-- `(A) to improve forest health when faced by a threat of fire, insect outbreak, or disease; `(B) to improve or maintain recreational facilities and opportunities; or `(C) to protect public health or safety. `(c) Forest Roads- Forest roads crossing the PCT Corridor or within the PCT Corridor shall be limited to those necessary for the proper use and administration of adjacent public land, as determined by the Secretary in applicable management plans. `(d) Applicable Law- If the PCT Corridor established by this subsection is within an area designated by Congress for special management, the most restrictive provisions of law shall apply. `(e) Fish and Wildlife- Nothing in this section affects the jurisdiction or responsibilities of the State with respect to fish and wildlife in the State. `(f) Adjacent Management- Nothing in this section creates any protective perimeter or buffer zone around the PCT Corridor. `(g) Protection of Tribal Rights- Nothing in this section diminishes any treaty rights of any Indian tribe. `SEC. 115. PRIMITIVE BACKCOUNTRY SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREAS. `(a) Management- `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall manage the Federal land administered by the Bureau of Land Management described in subsection (b) in a manner that preserves the natural and primitive character of the land for recreational, scenic, and scientific use. `(2) ACTIVITIES- Forest thinning and vegetation treatments should be considered consistent with paragraph (1) if the purpose is-- `(A) to improve forest health when faced by a threat of fire, insect outbreak, or disease; `(B) to improve or maintain recreational facilities and opportunities; or `(C) to protect public health or safety. `(b) Description of Land- The Federal land referred to in subsection (a) is the following: `(1) GRIZZLY PEAK PRIMITIVE BACKCOUNTRY AREA- Certain Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management, comprising approximately 2,100 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Grizzly Peak Primitive Backcountry Area,' dated November 18, 2013, which shall be known as the `Grizzly Peak Primitive Backcountry Area'. `(2) DAKUBETEDE PRIMITIVE BACKCOUNTRY AREA- Certain Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management, comprising approximately 21,200 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Dakubetede Primitive Backcountry Area,' dated November 18, 2013, which shall be known as the `Dakubetede Primitive Backcountry Area'. `(3) WELLINGTON WILDLANDS PRIMITIVE BACKCOUNTRY AREA- Certain Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management, comprising approximately 5,700 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Wellington Wildlands Primitive Backcountry Area,' dated November 18, 2013, which shall be known as the `Wellington Wildlands Primitive Backcountry Area'. `(4) MUNGERS BUTTE PRIMITIVE BACKCOUNTRY AREA- Certain Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management, comprising approximately 10,200 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Mungers Butte Primitive Backcountry Area,' dated November 18, 2013, which shall be known as the `Mungers Butte Primitive Backcountry Area'. `(5) BRUMMITT FIR PRIMITIVE BACKCOUNTRY AREA- Certain Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management, comprising approximately 2,000 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Brummitt Fir Primitive Backcountry Area,' dated November 18, 2013, which shall be known as the `Brummitt Fir Primitive Backcountry Area'. `(6) CRABTREE VALLEY PRIMITIVE BACKCOUNTRY AREA- Certain Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management, comprising approximately 2,100 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Crabtree Valley Primitive Backcountry Area,' dated November 18, 2013, which shall be known as the `Crabtree Valley Primitive Backcountry Area'. `(c) Off-Road Vehicles- The use of motorized vehicles on Bureau of Land Management holdings in the land described in subsection (b) shall be limited to roads designated by the Secretary. `(d) Fish and Wildlife- Nothing in this section affects the jurisdiction or responsibilities of the State with respect to fish and wildlife in the State. `(e) Adjacent Management- Nothing in this section creates any protective perimeter or buffer zone around the land described in subsection (b). `(f) Protection of Tribal Rights- Nothing in this section diminishes any treaty rights of any Indian tribe. `(g) Land Reclassification- `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall reclassify the approximately 3,600 acres of Federal generally depicted as `Other BLM lands' on the maps described in subsection (b) as Oregon and California Railroad grant land. `(2) APPLICABILITY- The land reclassified under paragraph (1) shall be considered to satisfy any requirement to reclassify public domain land as Oregon and California Railroad grant land, including under sections 206 and 216 of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013. `SEC. 116. SPECIAL ENVIRONMENTAL ZONES. `(a) Designation- There are established special resources management units consisting of current and proposed areas of critical environmental concern managed by the Bureau of Land Management that are not otherwise designated by this Act, as generally depicted on the map entitled `O&C Land Grant Act of 2013: Special Environmental Zones' and dated November 18, 2013, to be known as `Special Environmental Zones' (referred to in this section as `Special Environmental Zones'). `(b) Purposes- The purposes of the Special Environmental Zones are to provide for the protection, preservation, and enhancement of ecological, scenic, cultural, watershed, and fish and wildlife values. `(c) Administration- The Secretary shall-- `(1) administer the Special Environmental Zones-- `(A) in accordance with the laws (including regulations) and rules applicable to the Bureau of Land Management; and `(B) consistent with section 105; and `(2) only allow uses of the Special Environmental Zones that are consistent with the purposes described in subsection (b). `(d) Off-Road Vehicles- The use of motorized vehicles on Bureau of Land Management holdings in the Special Environmental Zones shall be limited to roads designated by the Secretary. `(e) Fish and Wildlife- Nothing in this section affects the jurisdiction or responsibilities of the State with respect to fish and wildlife in the State. `(f) Adjacent Management- Nothing in this section creates any protective perimeter or buffer zone around the Special Environmental Zones. `(g) Protection of Tribal Rights- Nothing in this section diminishes any treaty rights of any Indian tribe. `(h) Effect on Other Laws- If a Special Environmental Zone established by this section is located within an area designated by Congress for special management, the most restrictive provisions of Federal law shall apply. `SEC. 117. LAND OWNERSHIP CONSOLIDATION. `(a) In General- The Secretary shall seek to consolidate Federal and non-Federal land by conveying the covered land and by acquiring private or State-owned land to create more contiguous blocks of land under the jurisdiction of the Secretary-- `(1) to improve the efficiency of management of the Federal land; `(2) to facilitate resource management on the Federal land; or `(3) to improve the conservation value of the Federal land. `(b) Review- Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, the Secretary shall review and inventory the covered land to identify any public land that-- `(1) as the result of location or other characteristic, is no longer necessary or appropriate for continued Federal management in accordance with this Act; or `(2) is determined to facilitate achieving any of the purposes described in subsection (a). `(c) Consultation With Adjacent Landowners- As soon as practicable after completing the review and inventory under subsection (b), the Secretary shall consult with the owners of adjacent land to determine whether there is mutual interest in entering into land exchanges if the exchange will meet any of the purposes described in subsection (a). `(d) Expedited Land Exchanges- `(1) IN GENERAL- If an owner of adjacent land described in subsection (c) expresses interest in participating in a land exchange under this section, the Secretary may complete that land exchange in accordance with paragraphs (2) through (5). `(2) PUBLIC INTEREST DETERMINATION- `(A) IN GENERAL- If an owner of adjacent land described in subsection (c) proposes to the Secretary entering into a land exchange under this section, the Secretary shall, not later than 90 days after receiving the proposal, determine whether the public interest will be well-served by making the exchange. `(B) FAILURE TO MAKE PUBLIC INTEREST DETERMINATION- If the Secretary fails to make the determination by the date described in subparagraph (A), the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate and the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives-- `(i) a report explaining the reason why the determination has not been made; and `(ii) every 30 days after the report described in clause (i) is submitted until the date on which the Secretary makes a determination, an updated report. `(3) EXCHANGE PENDING COMPLETION OF APPRAISALS- If the Secretary determines that a proposed land exchange is in the public interest, the Secretary may allow for the Federal and non-Federal land to be exchanged pending completion of appraisals, subject to a binding commitment from the non-Federal landowner and any terms and conditions the Secretary may require to ensure that the values of the Federal and non-Federal land are ultimately equal or equalized in accordance with section 206(b) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1716(b)). `(4) LAND OF APPROXIMATELY EQUAL VALUE- In order to expedite a land exchange that the Secretary has determined to be in the public interest under paragraph (2), the Secretary may use the authority to exchange land of approximately equal value in accordance with section 206(h) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1716(h)) as applicable. `(5) ADDITIONAL EXCHANGE AUTHORITY- The Secretary may exercise the authority under the Act of March 20, 1922 (16 U.S.C. 485), to facilitate land exchanges under this section, except that any reference to the Secretary of Agriculture in that Act shall be considered to be a reference to the Secretary, and any reference to national forests in that Act shall be considered to be a reference to covered land. `(e) Sale of Public Land- `(1) IN GENERAL- `(A) ESTABLISHMENT- The Secretary shall establish a program to complete appraisals and satisfy other legal requirements for the sale or exchange of public land identified for disposal under this section. `(B) PRIORITY SALES- The Secretary shall prioritize the sales of land of those parcels identified by the Secretary as suitable for disposal as of the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, identified as `Land Tenure, Zone 3' as generally depicted on the map entitled `Western Oregon Forestry Land Tenure, Zone 3' and dated September 6, 2013. `(2) SALE PROCEDURES- The sale of public land identified under subsection (a) shall be conducted in accordance with sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1713, 1719). `(3) EXCEPTIONS TO COMPETITIVE BIDDING REQUIREMENTS- The exceptions to competitive bidding requirements under section 203(f) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1713(f)) shall apply to this section in cases in which the Secretary determines it to be necessary. `(f) Use of Proceeds- `(1) IN GENERAL- Notwithstanding any other provision of law (other than a law that specifically provides for a portion of the proceeds of a land sale to be distributed to any trust fund of the State), proceeds from the sale under subsection (e) of land described in subsection (a) shall-- `(A) in the case of land sold within a forestry emphasis area, be deposited into a separate account in the Treasury to be known as the `O&C Land--Forestry Emphasis Areas Acquisition Account'; and `(B) in the case of land sold within a conservation emphasis area, be deposited into a separate account in the Treasury to be known as the `O&C Land--Conservation Emphasis Areas Acquisition Account'. `(2) AVAILABILITY- Amounts in the accounts described in paragraph (1) shall be available to the Secretary, without further appropriation, to purchase land or interests in land, from willing sellers only, if acquisition of the non-Federal land will meet 1 or more of the purposes described in subsection (a). `(3) ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES- An amount not to exceed 20 percent of the funds deposited in the accounts described in paragraph (1) may be used by the Secretary for administrative and other expenses necessary to carry out the activities authorized in this section. `(g) Balance in Accounts- The Secretary shall administer the balance in the accounts described in subsection (f)(1) as follows: `(1) The Secretary shall not complete the sale of more than 5,000 acres of the land identified under subsection (b) prior to obligating funds from the accounts described in subsection (f)(1) for the acquisition of at least 1 parcel. `(2) The Secretary shall seek to keep the balances in the accounts described in subsection (f)(1) low by using the funds in the accounts to acquire parcels as soon as practicable. `(h) Acquired Land- `(1) FORESTRY EMPHASIS AREAS- Any land or interest in land acquired using funds from the O&C Land--Forestry Emphasis Areas Acquisition Account shall be administered by the Secretary in accordance with section 103. `(2) CONSERVATION EMPHASIS AREAS- Any land or interest in land acquired using funds from the O&C Land--Conservation Emphasis Areas Acquisition Account shall be administered by the Secretary in accordance with section 105. `SEC. 118. CATEGORICAL EXCLUSIONS. `(a) In General- Except as provided in subsection (c), the eligible activities described in subsection (b) that are conducted on covered land in accordance with this section shall be-- `(1) considered an action categorically excluded from the requirements for an environmental assessment or an environmental impact statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) or section 1508.4 of title 40, Code of Federal Regulations (or a successor regulation); and `(2) exempt from administrative review. `(b) Eligible Activities- The eligible activities referred to in subsection (a) consist of the following: `(1) The placement of trees and portions of trees in streams to benefit fish species. `(2) The planting of riparian vegetation with species of vegetation native to the State. `(3) The replacement of culverts that-- `(A) impede fish passage; or `(B) are unable to withstand a 100-year flood event. `(4) The removal of any road that-- `(A) was not established by the Bureau of Land Management; and `(B) was established less than 20 years before the date of removal of the road. `(c) Exclusion of Certain Areas- Subsection (a) does not apply to eligible activities located in-- `(1) a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System; `(2) a wilderness study area; or `(3) an area in which activities described in subsection (b) would be inconsistent with the applicable resource management plan. `SEC. 119. CLOSURE OR DECOMMISSIONING OF BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT ROADS. `(a) Closure or Decommissioning of BLM Roads- `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall seek to close or decommission nonessential roads on covered land in a manner that, minimizes, to the maximum extent practicable, the hydrologic impact of the closure or decommissioning. `(2) PRIORITY- In carrying out paragraph (1), the Secretary shall prioritize nonessential roads for closure or decommissioning, using the following criteria: `(A) Nonessential roads that are most likely to cause the greatest magnitude of environmental harm, including-- `(i) roads located on steep slopes; `(ii) roads located in a manner that cause, or are at a risk of causing, chronic sedimentation, road failure, landslides, or other environmental concerns (including roads with high densities of stream crossings); `(iii) roads that pose public safety concerns; or `(iv) roads that, if closed or decommissioned, would significantly enhance watershed function and wildlife habitat through the restoration of large blocks of habitat. `(B) The usage of the nonessential road for administrative activities of the Bureau of Land Management or by the public. `(C) The expenses necessary to complete the closure or decommissioning of the nonessential road. `(b) Legacy Roads and Trails Program- `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall establish a program to be known as the `Legacy Roads and Trails' program to provide-- `(A) urgently needed road decommissioning, road and trail repair and maintenance and associated activities, and removal of fish passage barriers, especially in areas in which roads may be contributing to water quality problems in streams and water bodies that support threatened, endangered, or sensitive species or community water sources; `(B) urgently needed road repairs required due to recent storm events; or `(C) the decommissioning of unauthorized roads that are not part of the transportation system. `(2) PROJECT SELECTION- `(A) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall use public input in the selection of projects and display its selection process on the website of the Bureau of Land Management. `(B) PRIORITIES- In selecting projects under this subsection, the Secretary shall give priority to-- `(i) decommissioning and repairing roads and trails in environmentally sensitive areas; and `(ii) areas in which roads may be contributing to water quality problems in streams and water bodies the support threatened or endangered species, or species considered sensitive by the Secretary. `(3) REPORT TO CONGRESS- Not later than 120 days after the end of each fiscal year, the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report on the status of the projects selected for completion in the following 2 fiscal years. `(4) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS- There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this subsection $5,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2013 through 2023. `SEC. 120. SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH AREAS. `(a) In General- The Secretary shall designate 50,000 acres across 2 to 5 sites in both moist forests and dry forests to be comanaged by the Secretary and Oregon State University as special management and research areas in accordance with the criteria described in subsection (b). `(b) Criteria- In designating land as special management and research areas under subsection (a), the Secretary shall designate-- `(1) 20 to 30 percent of land that is designated as `Conservation Emphasis Areas' on the maps described in section 102(a)(2); `(2) 70 to 80 percent of land that is designated as `Forestry Emphasis Areas' on the maps described in section 102(a)(2); `(3) land, to the maximum extent practicable, contiguous to other land designated under subsection (a); `(4) land within close proximity of other land designated under subsection (a); `(5) land located within 150 miles of the main campus of Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon; and `(6) selected in consultation with Oregon State University. `(c) Authorized Projects- Land designated under subsection (a) shall be used for the conducting by institutions of higher education in the State of research projects and demonstration projects that address-- `(1) increasing social awareness and knowledge of the environmental, social, and economic impacts on the implementation of ecological forestry on public land; `(2) improving the health of rural communities and citizens; `(3) reducing catastrophic fires and the degradation of ecosystem health; `(4) increasing conservation with a landscape approach; and `(5) understanding the riparian reserve approaches authorized under this Act. `(d) Monitoring- Work performed on land designated under subsection (a) shall include-- `(1) post-treatment monitoring of the effects of the treatments on the land; and `(2) if practicable, monitoring of other projects implemented under this Act, including monitoring by-- `(A) diverse stakeholders; `(B) collaborative groups; `(C) Federal agencies; and `(D) institutions of higher educations. `(e) Institutions of Higher Education- At least 10 percent of the authorized projects conducted annually under this section shall be conducted by an institution of higher education in the State other than Oregon State University. `(f) Minimum Acreage- `(1) IN GENERAL- At least 3,750 acres of the land designated under subsection (a) shall be treated during each 5-year period. `(2) FAILURE TO TREAT- If the minimum acreage under paragraph (1) is not treated for two 5-year periods during a 20-year period, management of the land designated under subsection (a) shall revert to traditional management status by the Secretary. `(g) Review- The Bureau of Land Management State Director shall-- `(1) review and decide whether to permit each proposed treatment to be conducted as part of an authorized project; and `(2) review for adequacy the paperwork required to be prepared for each treatment. `(h) Effect- Nothing in this section supersedes or modifies any provision of Federal law not expressly superseded or modified by this section. `SEC. 121. COMPLIANCE. `(a) In General- The Secretary shall establish guidelines to ensure that the following trees are not cut in the covered area in violation of this Act: `(1) Nest trees. `(2) Trees equal to or greater than 250 years of age measured at breast height. `(3) Old growth trees less than 250 years of age measured at breast height. `(b) Issuance of Penalty to the Contractor- If a contractor cuts a tree described in paragraph (1) or (2) of subsection (a), the contractor shall make a payment to the Secretary equal to 3 times the value of that tree, as determined under subsection (c). `(c) Valuation- `(1) IN GENERAL- The stumpage value of the 1 or more trees described in paragraph (1) or (2) of subsection (a) shall be used to calculate the amount of the payment to be made under subsection (b) in accordance with this subsection. `(2) VOLUME OF TREES CUT- The volume of the trees cut shall be calculated using-- `(A) the Scribner Decimal C Log Rule; and `(B) West-Side Scaling methods. `(3) STUMPAGE VALUE OF TREES- `(A) IN GENERAL- The stumpage value of the trees cut shall be determined using the Log Price Report or other similar document prepared regularly by the Oregon Department of Forestry in accordance with this subsection. `(B) STUMPAGE VALUE- The stumpage value of the trees used shall be based on the average price paid by mills on delivery for similar trees harvested-- `(i) in the same calendar year quarter that the trees cut were discovered to be in violation of this Act; and `(ii) in the same region of the State, as determined by the Oregon Department of Forestry. `(C) TRANSPORTATION COSTS- The costs of transporting the cut trees to a mill shall not be considered when determining the value of the trees under this subsection. `(d) Penalty System- `(1) IN GENERAL- Subject to paragraph (2), not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, the Secretary shall establish a penalty system designed to deter contractors from cutting trees in the covered area, in violation of this Act, that are between the ages of 150 and 250 measured at breast height. `(2) RESTRICTIONS- `(A) IN GENERAL- The penalty system under paragraph (1) shall allow for some de minimis quantity of trees described in that paragraph, as determined by the Secretary, to be determined to be trees cut in error and not subject to penalty. `(B) MODIFICATION OF PENALTY SYSTEM- If the quantity of trees described in paragraph (1) that are cut by a contractor is greater than twice the de minimis quantity established by the Secretary, the Secretary shall, after public notice and opportunity to comment for a period of 30 days, revise the penalty system accordingly. `SEC. 122. REVIEW BY ADVISORY PANEL. `(a) In General- Not later than 10 years after the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013 and every 10 years thereafter, the Secretary shall convene a scientific and technical advisory panel of scientists that are not permanent employees of the Bureau of Land Management to perform a comprehensive scientific and managerial review on whether the provisions of this Act have been implemented in a manner that results in robust timber harvests and maintains environmental values, including-- `(1) the effect on forest health; `(2) the effect on watershed health; `(3) impacts to early and late successional habitat; and `(4) the effectiveness of the riparian reserves. `(b) Report- Not later than 180 days after the date on which a panel is convened under subsection (a), the panel shall submit to Congress a report that includes recommendations with respect to the implementation of this Act, including recommendations for any additional legislation needed to implement this Act. `SEC. 123. TRANSITION. `(a) In General- During the period beginning on the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013 and ending 90 days after the date the record of decision is completed under section 104, a transition period (referred to in this section as the `transition period') shall be in effect in accordance with this section. `(b) Management- `(1) IN GENERAL- Except as provided in paragraph (2), during the transition period, the Secretary shall manage the covered land, including continuing to plan timber sales and restoration projects, in accordance with the designations, allocation, and requirements of this Act. `(2) PENDING TIMBER SALES- Timber sales for which an environmental impact statement, environmental assessment, or categorical exclusion documentation required under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) has been completed or will be completed during the 60-day period beginning on the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013 shall proceed in accordance with the terms of the sales. `(c) Special Administrative Review Process- The procedures established under section 105 of the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 (16 U.S.C. 6515) shall be the only process to administratively challenge projects during the transition period. `(d) Existing Contracts- `(1) IN GENERAL- Any work or timber contract sold or awarded by the Secretary on or with respect to covered land before the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013 shall remain binding and effective according to the terms of the contract. `(2) ADMINISTRATION- The Secretary shall seek to make such accommodations as are necessary to avoid interfering with the performance of a contract described in paragraph (1). `(e) Existing Access Rights- `(1) IN GENERAL- During the transition period, the Secretary shall preserve all rights of access and use of covered land (including reciprocal rights-of-way agreements, tail hold agreements, or other right-of-way or easement obligations) existing on the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013. `(2) ADMINISTRATION- Rights described in paragraph (1) shall remain applicable to covered land in the same manner and to the same extent as the rights applied before the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013. `SEC. 124. EFFECT. `Nothing in this Act affects any private ownership or rights, including rights-of-way and tribal treaty rights, or terminates any valid lease, permit, patent, or other right of authorization existing on the date of enactment of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013 with regard to covered land.'. SEC. 102. DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS. (a) In General- Title II of the Oregon and California Land Grant Act (43 U.S.C. 1181f) is amended to read as follows: `TITLE II--DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS `SEC. 201. DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS. `(a) Fund- Effective for fiscal year 2014 and each fiscal year thereafter, all funds deposited in the Treasury in the special fund designated the `Oregon and California Railroad Land-Grant Fund' shall be distributed annually in accordance with this section. `(b) General Fund- Subject to subsection (d)(4)(C), as soon as practicable after the end of each fiscal year described in subsection (a), $4,000,000 of all amounts received for the applicable fiscal year by the Secretary from the covered land shall be transferred to the general fund of the Treasury. `(c) Administrative Costs- `(1) IN GENERAL- Subject to paragraph (2) and subsection (d)(4)(C), all amounts received for the applicable fiscal year by the Secretary from the covered land shall be used to pay for the management and administrative expenses for, and capital improvement costs on, covered land. `(2) LIMITATIONS- The amount of revenue that is used to pay for expenses and costs for a fiscal year under paragraph (1) shall not exceed-- `(A) 25 percent of all amounts received for the applicable fiscal year by the Secretary from the covered land during the fiscal year; or `(B) $20,000,000. `(d) Payments to Counties- `(1) IN GENERAL- All amounts received for the applicable fiscal year by the Secretary from the covered land during a fiscal year that is in excess of the amount necessary to carry out subsections (b) and (c) shall be provided to the counties that contain covered land (referred to in this subsection as a `covered county') in the form of annual payments. `(2) TIMING- Payments shall be made available to covered counties under this subsection as soon as practicable following the end of each fiscal year. `(3) OTHER COUNTY FUNDS- Payments made to covered counties under this subsection shall be used as other county funds. `(4) AMOUNT- `(A) IN GENERAL- Subject to subparagraphs (B) and (C), for each fiscal year described in subsection (a), the amount of payments allocated under this subsection to each covered county for a fiscal year shall be equal to the ratio that-- `(i) the assessed value of covered land in the covered county for fiscal year 1915; bears to `(ii) the assessed value of covered land in all covered counties for fiscal year 1915. `(B) NONASSESSED LAND- For purposes of subparagraph (A), the portion of the covered lands in each of the covered counties that was not assessed for fiscal year 1915 shall be considered to have been assessed at the average assessed value of the covered land in the covered county. `(C) MINIMUM AMOUNT- `(i) IN GENERAL- Subject to clauses (ii) and (iii), the annual payment paid to a covered county under this subsection, to the extent practicable, shall not be less than the payment that the covered county would have received solely under this Act for fiscal year 2013 if the covered county had elected to receive payment under this Act and not under any other law. `(ii) USE OF GENERAL FUND SHARE- If the portion of revenues to be provided to a covered county for a fiscal year is less than the amount described in clause (i), the payment made to the Treasury for the fiscal year under subsection (b) shall be reduced by an amount necessary to provide the minimum payments required under clause (i) for the covered county. `(iii) USE OF ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS SHARE- If the minimum payments required under clause (i) could not be made to all covered counties after the payment made to the Treasury is reduced under clause (ii), the payment made for administrative expenses for the fiscal year under subsection (c) shall be reduced by an amount necessary to provide the minimum payments required under clause (i) for all covered counties.'. (b) Effective Date- The amendment made by subsection (a) takes effect on October 1, 2013. SEC. 103. WILD AND SCENIC RIVER DESIGNATIONS. (a) In General- Section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following: `(208) NESTUCCA RIVER, OREGON- The approximately 15-mile segment from its confluence with Ginger Creek downstream until it crosses T. 4 S., R. 7 W., sec. 7, Willamette Meridian, to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a recreational river. `(209) WALKER CREEK, OREGON- The approximately 3-mile segment from the headwaters in T. 3 S., R. 6 W., sec. 20 downstream to the confluence with the Nestucca River in T. 3 S., R. 6 W., sec. 15, Willamette Meridian, to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a recreational river. `(210) NORTH FORK SILVER CREEK, OREGON- The approximately 6-mile segment from the headwaters in T. 35 S., R. 9 W., sec. 1 downstream to the edge of the Bureau of Land Management boundary in T. 35 S., R. 9 W., sec. 17, Willamette Meridian, to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a recreational river. `(211) JENNY CREEK, OREGON- The approximately 20-mile segment from the Bureau of Land Management boundary located at the north boundary of the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter of T. 38 S., R. 4 E., sec. 34, Willamette Meridian, downstream to the Oregon State border, to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a scenic river. `(212) SPRING CREEK, OREGON- The approximately 1-mile segment from its source at Shoat Springs in T. 40 S., R. 4 E., sec. 34, Willamette Meridian, downstream to the confluence with Jenny Creek in T. 41 S., R. 4 E., sec. 3, Willamette Meridian, to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a scenic river. `(213) LOBSTER CREEK, OREGON- The approximately 6-mile segment from T. 15 S., R. 8 W., sec. 35, Willamette Meridian, downstream to the edge of the Bureau of Land Management boundary in T. 15 S., R. 8 W., sec. 15, Willamette Meridian, to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a recreational river.'. (b) Withdrawal- Subject to valid existing rights, the Federal land within the boundaries of the river segments designated by paragraphs (208) through (213) of section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)) is withdrawn from all forms of-- (1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) disposition under all laws relating to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral materials. TITLE II--TRIBAL LANDSubtitle A--Oregon Coastal Land Conveyance SEC. 201. DEFINITIONS. In this subtitle: (1) FEDERAL LAND- The term `Federal land' means the approximately 14,804 acres of Federal land, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Oregon Coastal Land Conveyance', and dated March 27, 2013. (2) PLANNING AREA- The term `planning area' means land-- (A) administered by the Director of the Bureau of Land Management; and (B) located in-- (i) the Coos Bay District; (ii) the Eugene District; (iii) the Medford District; (iv) the Roseburg District; (v) the Salem District; and (vi) the Klamath Falls Resource Area of the Lakeview District. (3) PUBLIC DOMAIN LAND- (A) IN GENERAL- The term `public domain land' has the meaning given the term `public lands' in section 103 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1702). (B) EXCLUSION- The term `public domain land' does not include any land managed in accordance with the Act of August 28, 1937 (43 U.S.C. 1181a et seq.). (4) SECRETARY- The term `Secretary' means the Secretary of the Interior. (5) TRIBE- The term `Tribe' means the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians. SEC. 202. CONVEYANCE. (a) In General- Subject to valid existing rights, including rights-of-way, all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to the Federal land, including any improvements located on the Federal land, appurtenances to the Federal land, and minerals on or in the Federal land, including oil and gas, shall be-- (1) held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Tribe; and (2) part of the reservation of the Tribe. (b) Survey- Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall complete a survey of the boundary lines to establish the boundaries of the land taken into trust under subsection (a). SEC. 203. MAP AND LEGAL DESCRIPTION. (a) In General- As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall file a map and legal description of the Federal land with-- (1) the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate; and (2) the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives. (b) Force and Effect- The map and legal description filed under subsection (a) shall have the same force and effect as if included in this subtitle, except that the Secretary may correct any clerical or typographical errors in the map or legal description. (c) Public Availability- The map and legal description filed under subsection (a) shall be on file and available for public inspection in the Office of the Secretary. SEC. 204. ADMINISTRATION. (a) In General- Unless expressly provided in this subtitle, nothing in this subtitle affects any right or claim of the Tribe existing on the date of enactment of this Act to any land or interest in land. (b) Prohibitions- (1) EXPORTS OF UNPROCESSED LOGS- Federal law (including regulations) relating to the export of unprocessed logs harvested from Federal land shall apply to any unprocessed logs that are harvested from the Federal land. (2) NON-PERMISSIBLE USE OF LAND- Any real property taken into trust under section 202 shall not be eligible, or used, for any gaming activity carried out under Public Law 100-497 (25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.). SEC. 205. FOREST MANAGEMENT. Any commercial forestry activity that is carried out on the Federal land shall be managed in accordance with all applicable Federal laws. SEC. 206. LAND RECLASSIFICATION. (a) Identification of Oregon and California Railroad Grant Land- Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary shall identify any Oregon and California Railroad grant land that is conveyed under section 202. (b) Identification of Public Domain Land- Not later than 18 months after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall identify public domain land that-- (1) is approximately equal in acreage and condition as the land identified under subsection (a); and (2) is located within the planning area. (c) Maps- Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to Congress and publish in the Federal Register 1 or more maps depicting the land identified in subsections (a) and (b). (d) Reclassification- (1) IN GENERAL- After providing an opportunity for public comment, the Secretary shall reclassify the land identified in subsection (b) as Oregon and California Railroad grant land. (2) APPLICABILITY- The Act of August 28, 1937 (43 U.S.C. 1181a et seq.), shall apply to land reclassified as Oregon and California Railroad grant land under paragraph (1). Subtitle B--Canyon Mountain Land Conveyance SEC. 211. DEFINITIONS. In this subtitle: (1) FEDERAL LAND- The term `Federal land' means the approximately 17,826 acres of Federal land, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Canyon Mountain Land Conveyance', and dated June 27, 2013. (2) PLANNING AREA- The term `planning area' means land-- (A) administered by the Director of the Bureau of Land Management; and (B) located in-- (i) the Coos Bay District; (ii) the Eugene District; (iii) the Medford District; (iv) the Roseburg District; (v) the Salem District; and (vi) the Klamath Falls Resource Area of the Lakeview District. (3) PUBLIC DOMAIN LAND- (A) IN GENERAL- The term `public domain land' has the meaning given the term `public lands' in section 103 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1702). (B) EXCLUSION- The term `public domain land' does not include any land managed in accordance with the Act of August 28, 1937 (43 U.S.C. 1181a et seq.). (4) SECRETARY- The term `Secretary' means the Secretary of the Interior. (5) TRIBE- The term `Tribe' means the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians. SEC. 212. CONVEYANCE. (a) In General- Subject to valid existing rights, including rights-of-way, all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to the Federal land, including any improvements located on the Federal land, appurtenances to the Federal land, and minerals on or in the Federal land, including oil and gas, shall be-- (1) held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Tribe; and (2) part of the reservation of the Tribe. (b) Survey- Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall complete a survey of the boundary lines to establish the boundaries of the land taken into trust under subsection (a). SEC. 213. MAP AND LEGAL DESCRIPTION. (a) In General- As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall file a map and legal description of the Federal land with-- (1) the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate; and (2) the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives. (b) Force and Effect- The map and legal description filed under subsection (a) shall have the same force and effect as if included in this subtitle except that the Secretary may correct any clerical or typographical errors in the map or legal description. (c) Public Availability- The map and legal description filed under subsection (a) shall be on file and available for public inspection in the Office of the Secretary. SEC. 214. ADMINISTRATION. (a) In General- Unless expressly provided in this subtitle, nothing in this subtitle affects any right or claim of the Tribe existing on the date of enactment of this Act to any land or interest in land. (b) Prohibitions- (1) EXPORTS OF UNPROCESSED LOGS- Federal law (including regulations) relating to the export of unprocessed logs harvested from Federal land shall apply to any unprocessed logs that are harvested from the Federal land. (2) NON-PERMISSIBLE USE OF LAND- Any real property taken into trust under section 212 shall not be eligible, or used, for any gaming activity carried out under Public Law 100-497 (25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.). SEC. 215. FOREST MANAGEMENT. Any commercial forestry activity that is carried out on the Federal land shall be managed in accordance with all applicable Federal laws. SEC. 216. LAND RECLASSIFICATION. (a) Identification of Oregon and California Railroad Grant Land- Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary shall identify any Oregon and California Railroad grant land that is conveyed under section 212. (b) Identification of Public Domain Land- Not later than 18 months after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall identify public domain land that-- (1) is approximately equal in acreage and condition as the land identified under subsection (a); and (2) is located within the planning area. (c) Maps- Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to Congress and publish in the Federal Register 1 or more maps depicting the land identified in subsections (a) and (b). (d) Reclassification- (1) IN GENERAL- After providing an opportunity for public comment, the Secretary shall reclassify the land identified in subsection (b) as Oregon and California Railroad grant land. (2) APPLICABILITY- The Act of August 28, 1937 (43 U.S.C. 1181a et seq.), shall apply to land reclassified as Oregon and California Railroad grant land under paragraph (1). Subtitle C--Amendments to Coquille Restoration Act SEC. 221. AMENDMENTS TO COQUILLE RESTORATION ACT. Section 5(d) of the Coquille Restoration Act (25 U.S.C. 715c(d)) is amended-- (1) by striking paragraph (5) and inserting the following: `(5) MANAGEMENT- `(A) IN GENERAL- Subject to subparagraph (B), the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, shall-- `(i) manage the Coquille Forest in accordance with the laws pertaining to the management of Indian trust land; and `(ii) distribute revenues in accordance with the National Indian Forest Resources Management Act (25 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.). `(B) ADMINISTRATION- `(i) UNPROCESSED LOGS- Unprocessed logs harvested from the Coquille Forest shall be subject to the same Federal statutory restrictions on export to foreign nations that apply to unprocessed logs harvested from Federal land. `(ii) SALES OF TIMBER- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, all sales of timber from land subject to this subsection shall be advertised, offered, and awarded according to competitive bidding practices, with sales being awarded to the highest responsible bidder.'; (2) by striking paragraph (9); and (3) by redesignating paragraphs (10) through (12) as paragraphs (9) through (11), respectively. TITLE III--OREGON TREASURESSubtitle A--Wild Rogue Wilderness Area SEC. 301. WILD ROGUE WILDERNESS AREA. (a) Definitions- In this section: (1) COMMISSION- The term `Commission' means the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. (2) MAP- The term `map' means the map entitled `Wild Rogue Wilderness Additions' and dated June 12, 2013. (3) SECRETARY- The term `Secretary' means-- (A) the Secretary of the Interior, with respect to public land administered by the Secretary of the Interior; or (B) the Secretary of Agriculture, with respect to National Forest System land. (4) WILDERNESS ADDITIONS- The term `Wilderness additions' means the land added to the Wild Rogue Wilderness under subsection (b)(1). (b) Expansion of Wild Rogue Wilderness Area- (1) EXPANSION- The approximately 56,100 acres of Federal land in the State of Oregon generally depicted on the map as `BLM Proposed Wilderness' and `Proposed USFS Wilderness' shall be added to and administered as part of the Wild Rogue Wilderness in accordance with Public Law 95-237 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note; 92 Stat. 43), except that-- (A) the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture shall administer the Federal land under their respective jurisdiction; and (B) any reference in that Act to the Secretary of Agriculture shall be considered to be a reference to the Secretary of Agriculture or the Secretary of the Interior, as applicable. (2) MAP; LEGAL DESCRIPTION- (A) IN GENERAL- As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall prepare a map and legal description of the wilderness area designated by paragraph (1). (B) FORCE OF LAW- The map and legal description filed under subparagraph (A) shall have the same force and effect as if included in this section, except that the Secretary may correct typographical errors in the map and legal description. (C) PUBLIC AVAILABILITY- The map and legal description filed under subparagraph (A) shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service. (3) CORRECTION- Section 3(b) of the Endangered American Wilderness Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note; Public Law 95-237; 92 Stat. 43) is amended by striking `3(a)(5)' and inserting `3(a)(5)(A)'. (4) WITHDRAWAL- Subject to valid existing rights, the Wilderness additions are withdrawn from all forms of-- (A) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (B) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (C) disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral materials. (5) TRIBAL RIGHTS- Nothing in this subsection alters, modifies, enlarges, diminishes, or abrogates the treaty rights of any Indian tribe. (c) Potential Addition to Wilderness Area- (1) DESIGNATION- Subject to paragraph (3) and in furtherance of the purposes of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), certain public land in the State of Oregon administered by the Secretary of the Interior, compromising approximately 600 acres, as generally depicted on the map as `Potential Wilderness', shall be added to and administered as part of the Wild Rogue Wilderness. (2) INTERIM MANAGEMENT- Subject to valid existing rights, the Secretary shall manage the land described in paragraph (1) to protect its suitability for designation as wilderness until the date on which the land is designated as wilderness in accordance with paragraph (3). (3) WILDERNESS DESIGNATION- (A) IN GENERAL- The land described in paragraph (1) shall be designated as wilderness and added to and administered as part of the Wild Rogue Wilderness on the date on which the Secretary publishes in the Federal Register notice that the conditions in the potential wilderness area that are incompatible with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.) have been removed. (B) ADMINISTRATION- On designation as wilderness under paragraph (1), the land described in that paragraph shall be administered in accordance with this Act, the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), and Public Law 95-237 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note; 92 Stat. 40). (4) WITHDRAWAL- Subject to valid existing rights, the land described in paragraph (1) is withdrawn from all forms of-- (A) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (B) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (C) disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral materials. (d) Withdrawal Area Protections- (1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall manage the Federal land described in paragraph (2) in a manner that preserves the natural and primitive character of the land for recreational, scenic, and scientific use. (2) DESCRIPTION OF THE LAND- The Federal land referred to in paragraph (1) is the approximately 4,000 acres generally depicted on the map as `Withdrawal Area'. (3) MAPS AND LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS- (A) IN GENERAL- As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall prepare a map and legal description of the land described in paragraph (2). (B) FORCE OF LAW- The map and legal description filed under subparagraph (A) shall have the same force and effect as if included in this section, except that the Secretary may correct typographical errors in the map and legal description. (C) PUBLIC AVAILABILITY- The map and legal description filed under subparagraph (A) shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land Management. (4) USE OF LAND- (A) IN GENERAL- Subject to valid existing rights, with respect to the Federal land described in paragraph (2), the Secretary shall only allow uses that are consistent with the purposes described in paragraph (1). (B) PROHIBITED USES- The following shall be prohibited on the Federal land described in paragraph (2): (i) Permanent roads. (ii) Commercial enterprises. (iii) Except as necessary to meet the minimum requirements for the administration of the Federal land and to protect public health and safety-- (I) the use of motor vehicles; or (II) the establishment of temporary roads. (5) WITHDRAWAL- Subject to valid existing rights, the Federal land described in paragraph (2) is withdrawn from-- (A) all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (B) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (C) disposition under all laws relating to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral materials. (e) Wild and Scenic River Designations, Rogue River Area- (1) AMENDMENTS- Section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)) is amended by striking paragraph (5) and inserting the following: `(5) ROGUE, OREGON- `(A) IN GENERAL- The segment of the river extending from the mouth of the Applegate River downstream to the Lobster Creek Bridge, to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture, as agreed to by the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture or as directed by the President. `(B) ADDITIONS- In addition to the segment described in subparagraph (A), there are designated the following segments in the Rogue River: `(i) KELSEY CREEK- The approximately 4.8-mile segment of Kelsey Creek from the east section line of T. 32 S., R. 9 W., sec. 34, Willamette Meridian, to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(ii) EAST FORK KELSEY CREEK- The approximately 4.6-mile segment of East Fork Kelsey Creek from the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 8 W., sec. 5, Willamette Meridian, to the confluence with Kelsey Creek, as a wild river. `(iii) WHISKY CREEK- `(I) RECREATIONAL RIVER- The approximately 0.6-mile segment of Whisky Creek from the confluence of the East Fork and West Fork to 0.1 miles downstream from road 33-8-23, as a recreational river. `(II) WILD RIVER- The approximately 1.9-mile segment of Whisky Creek from 0.1 miles downstream from road 33-8-23 to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(iv) EAST FORK WHISKY CREEK- `(I) WILD RIVER- The approximately 2.6-mile segment of East Fork Whisky Creek from the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 8 W., sec. 11, Willamette Meridian., to 0.1 miles downstream of road 33-8-26 crossing, as a wild river. `(II) RECREATIONAL RIVER- The approximately 0.3-mile segment of East Fork Whisky Creek from 0.1 miles downstream of road 33-8-26 to the confluence with Whisky Creek, as a recreational river. `(v) WEST FORK WHISKY CREEK- The approximately 4.8-mile segment of West Fork Whisky Creek from its headwaters to the confluence with Whisky Creek, as a wild river. `(vi) BIG WINDY CREEK- `(I) SCENIC RIVER- The approximately 1.5-mile segment of Big Windy Creek from its headwaters to 0.1 miles downstream from road 34-9-17.1, as a scenic river. `(II) WILD RIVER- The approximately 5.8-mile segment of Big Windy Creek from 0.1 miles downstream from road 34-9-17.1 to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(vii) EAST FORK BIG WINDY CREEK- `(I) SCENIC RIVER- The approximately 0.2-mile segment of East Fork Big Windy Creek from its headwaters to 0.1 miles downstream from road 34-8-36, as a scenic river. `(II) WILD RIVER- The approximately 3.7-mile segment of East Fork Big Windy Creek from 0.1 miles downstream from road 34-8-36 to the confluence with Big Windy Creek, as a wild river. `(viii) LITTLE WINDY CREEK- The approximately 1.9-mile segment of Little Windy Creek from 0.1 miles downstream of road 34-8-36 to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(ix) HOWARD CREEK- `(I) SCENIC RIVER- The approximately 0.3-mile segment of Howard Creek from its headwaters to 0.1 miles downstream of road 34-9-34, as a scenic river. `(II) WILD RIVER- The approximately 6.9-mile segment of Howard Creek from 0.1 miles downstream of road 34-9-34 to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(x) MULE CREEK- The approximately 6.3-mile segment of Mule Creek from the east section line of T. 32 S., R. 10 W., sec. 25, Willamette Meridian, to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xi) ANNA CREEK- The approximately 3.5-mile segment of Anna Creek from its headwaters to the confluence with Howard Creek, as a wild river. `(xii) MISSOURI CREEK- The approximately 1.6-mile segment of Missouri Creek from the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 10 W., sec. 24, Willamette Meridian, to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xiii) JENNY CREEK- The approximately 1.8-mile segment of Jenny Creek from the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 9 W., sec.28, Willamette Meridian, to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xiv) RUM CREEK- The approximately 2.2-mile segment of Rum Creek from the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 34 S., R. 8 W., sec. 9, Willamette Meridian, to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xv) EAST FORK RUM CREEK- The approximately 1.3-mile segment of East Rum Creek from the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 34 S., R. 8 W., sec. 10, Willamette Meridian, to the confluence with Rum Creek, as a wild river. `(xvi) WILDCAT CREEK- The approximately 1.7-mile segment of Wildcat Creek from its headwaters downstream to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xvii) MONTGOMERY CREEK- The approximately 1.8-mile segment of Montgomery Creek from its headwaters downstream to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xviii) HEWITT CREEK- The approximately 1.2-mile segment of Hewitt Creek from the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 9 W., sec. 19, Willamette Meridian, to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xix) BUNKER CREEK- The approximately 6.6-mile segment of Bunker Creek from its headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xx) DULOG CREEK- `(I) SCENIC RIVER- The approximately 0.8-mile segment of Dulog Creek from its headwaters to 0.1 miles downstream of road 34-8-36, as a scenic river. `(II) WILD RIVER- The approximately 1.0-mile segment of Dulog Creek from 0.1 miles downstream of road 34-8-36 to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xxi) QUAIL CREEK- The approximately 1.7-mile segment of Quail Creek from the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 10 W., sec. 1, Willamette Meridian, to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xxii) MEADOW CREEK- The approximately 4.1-mile segment of Meadow Creek from its headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xxiii) RUSSIAN CREEK- The approximately 2.5-mile segment of Russian Creek from the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 8 W., sec. 20, Willamette Meridian, to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xxiv) ALDER CREEK- The approximately 1.2-mile segment of Alder Creek from its headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xxv) BOOZE CREEK- The approximately 1.5-mile segment of Booze Creek from its headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xxvi) BRONCO CREEK- The approximately 1.8-mile segment of Bronco Creek from its headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xxvii) COPSEY CREEK- The approximately 1.5-mile segment of Copsey Creek from its headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xxviii) CORRAL CREEK- The approximately 0.5-mile segment of Corral Creek from its headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xxix) COWLEY CREEK- The approximately 0.9-mile segment of Cowley Creek from its headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xxx) DITCH CREEK- The approximately 1.8-mile segment of Ditch Creek from the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 9 W., sec. 5, Willamette Meridian, to its confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xxxi) FRANCIS CREEK- The approximately 0.9-mile segment of Francis Creek from its headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xxxii) LONG GULCH- The approximately 1.1-mile segment of Long Gulch from the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 10 W., sec. 23, Willamette Meridian, to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xxxiii) BAILEY CREEK- The approximately 1.7-mile segment of Bailey Creek from the west section line of T. 34 S., R.8 W., sec.14, Willamette Meridian, to the confluence of the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xxxiv) SHADY CREEK- The approximately 0.7-mile segment of Shady Creek from its headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river. `(xxxv) SLIDE CREEK- `(I) SCENIC RIVER- The approximately 0.5-mile segment of Slide Creek from its headwaters to 0.1 miles downstream from road 33-9-6, as a scenic river. `(II) WILD RIVER- The approximately 0.7-mile section of Slide Creek from 0.1 miles downstream of road 33-9-6 to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a wild river.'. (2) MANAGEMENT- Each river segment designated by subparagraph (B) of section 3(a)(5) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)(5)) (as added by paragraph (1)) shall be managed as part of the Rogue Wild and Scenic River. (3) WITHDRAWAL- Subject to valid existing rights, the Federal land within the boundaries of the river segments designated under subparagraph (B) of section 3(a)(5) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)(5)) (as added by paragraph (1)) is withdrawn from all forms of-- (A) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (B) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (C) disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral materials. (f) Additional Protections for Rogue River Tributaries- (1) LICENSING BY COMMISSION- The Commission shall not license the construction of any dam, water conduit, reservoir, powerhouse, transmission line, or other project works on or directly affecting any stream described in paragraph (4). (2) OTHER AGENCIES- (A) IN GENERAL- No department or agency of the United States shall assist by loan, grant, license, or otherwise in the construction of any water resources project on or directly affecting any stream segment that is described in paragraph (4), except to maintain or repair water resources projects in existence on the date of enactment of this Act. (B) EFFECT- Nothing in this paragraph prohibits any department or agency of the United States in assisting by loan, grant, license, or otherwise, a water resources project-- (i) the primary purpose of which is ecological or aquatic restoration; and (ii) that provides a net benefit to water quality and aquatic resources. (3) WITHDRAWAL- Subject to valid existing rights, the Federal land located within a 1/4 mile on either side of the stream segments described in paragraph (4), is withdrawn from all forms of-- (A) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (B) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (C) disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral materials. (4) DESCRIPTION OF STREAM SEGMENTS- The following are the stream segments referred to in paragraph (1): (A) KELSEY CREEK- The approximately 4.5-mile segment of Kelsey Creek from its headwaters to the east section line of T. 32 S., R. 9 W., sec. 34. (B) EAST FORK KELSEY CREEK- The approximately 0.2-mile segment of East Fork Kelsey Creek from its headwaters to the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 8 W., sec. 5. (C) EAST FORK WHISKY CREEK- The approximately 0.9-mile segment of East Fork Whisky Creek from its headwaters to the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 8 W., sec. 11. (D) LITTLE WINDY CREEK- The approximately 1.2-mile segment of Little Windy Creek from its headwaters to the west section line of T. 33 S., R. 9 W., sec. 34. (E) MULE CREEK- The approximately 5.1-mile segment of Mule Creek from its headwaters to the east section line of T. 32 S., R. 10 W., sec. 25. (F) MISSOURI CREEK- The approximately 3.1-mile segment of Missouri Creek from its headwaters to the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 10 W., sec. 24. (G) JENNY CREEK- The approximately 3.1-mile segment of Jenny Creek from its headwaters to the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 9 W., sec. 28. (H) RUM CREEK- The approximately 2.2-mile segment of Rum Creek from its headwaters to the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 34 S., R. 8 W., sec. 9. (I) EAST FORK RUM CREEK- The approximately 0.8-mile segment of East Fork Rum Creek from its headwaters to the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 34 S., R. 8 W., sec. 10. (J) HEWITT CREEK- The approximately 1.4-mile segment of Hewitt Creek from its headwaters to the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 9 W., sec. 19. (K) QUAIL CREEK- The approximately 0.8-mile segment of Quail Creek from its headwaters to the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 10 W., sec. 1. (L) RUSSIAN CREEK- The approximately 0.1-mile segment of Russian Creek from its headwaters to the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 8 W., sec. 20. (M) DITCH CREEK- The approximately 0.7-mile segment of Ditch Creek from its headwaters to the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 9 W., sec. 5. (N) LONG GULCH- The approximately 1.4-mile segment of Long Gulch from its headwaters to the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 10 W., sec. 23. (O) BAILEY CREEK- The approximately 1.4-mile segment of Bailey Creek from its headwaters to the west section line of T. 34 S., R. 8 W., sec. 14. (P) QUARTZ CREEK- The approximately 3.3-mile segment of Quartz Creek from its headwaters to its confluence with the North Fork Galice Creek. (Q) NORTH FORK GALICE CREEK- The approximately 5.7-mile segment of the North Fork Galice Creek from its headwaters to its confluence with Galice Creek. (R) GRAVE CREEK- The approximately 10.2-mile segment of Grave Creek from the confluence of Wolf Creek downstream to the confluence with the Rogue River. (S) CENTENNIAL GULCH- The approximately 2.2-mile segment of Centennial Gulch from its headwaters to its confluence with the Rogue River. (T) GALICE CREEK- The approximately 2.2-mile segment of Galice Creek from the confluence with the South Fork Galice Creek downstream to the Rogue River. Subtitle B--Devil's Staircase Wilderness SEC. 311. DEFINITIONS. In this subtitle: (1) MAP- The term `map' means the map entitled `Devil's Staircase Wilderness Proposal' and dated June 15, 2010. (2) SECRETARY- The term `Secretary' means-- (A) with respect to land under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Agriculture; and (B) with respect to land under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of the Interior. (3) STATE- The term `State' means the State of Oregon. (4) WILDERNESS- The term `Wilderness' means the Devil's Staircase Wilderness designated by section 312(a). SEC. 312. DEVIL'S STAIRCASE WILDERNESS, OREGON. (a) Designation- In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), the approximately 30,540 acres of Forest Service land and Bureau of Land Management land in the State, as generally depicted on the map, is designated as wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to be known as the `Devil's Staircase Wilderness'. (b) Map; Legal Description- (1) IN GENERAL- As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall prepare a map and legal description of the Wilderness. (2) FORCE OF LAW- The map and legal description prepared under paragraph (1) shall have the same force and effect as if included in this Act, except that the Secretary may correct clerical and typographical errors in the map and legal description. (3) AVAILABILITY- The map and legal description prepared under paragraph (1) shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management. (c) Administration- Subject to valid existing rights, the area designated as wilderness by this section shall be administered by the Secretary in accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), except that-- (1) any reference in that Act to the effective date shall be considered to be a reference to the date of enactment of this Act; and (2) any reference in that Act to the Secretary of Agriculture shall be considered to be a reference to the Secretary that has jurisdiction over the land within the Wilderness. (d) Fish and Wildlife- Nothing in this section affects the jurisdiction or responsibilities of the State with respect to fish and wildlife in the State. (e) Adjacent Management- (1) IN GENERAL- Nothing in this section creates any protective perimeter or buffer zone around the Wilderness. (2) ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE WILDERNESS- The fact that a nonwilderness activity or use on land outside the Wilderness can be seen or heard within the Wilderness shall not preclude the activity or use outside the boundary of the Wilderness. (f) Protection of Tribal Rights- Nothing in this section diminishes any treaty rights of an Indian tribe. (g) Transfer of Administrative Jurisdiction- (1) IN GENERAL- Administrative jurisdiction over the approximately 49 acres of Bureau of Land Management land north of the Umpqua River in sec. 32, T. 21 S., R. 11 W, is transferred from the Bureau of Land Management to the Forest Service. (2) ADMINISTRATION- The Secretary shall administer the land transferred by paragraph (1) in accordance with-- (A) the Act of March 1, 1911 (commonly known as the `Weeks Law') (16 U.S.C. 480 et seq.); and (B) any laws (including regulations) applicable to the National Forest System. SEC. 313. WILD AND SCENIC RIVER DESIGNATIONS, WASSON CREEK AND FRANKLIN CREEK, OREGON. Section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)) (as amended by section 103(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following: `(214) FRANKLIN CREEK, OREGON- The 4.5-mile segment from its headwaters to the line of angle points within sec. 8, T. 22 S., R. 10 W., shown on the survey recorded in the Official Records of Douglas County, Oregon, as M64-62, to be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river. `(215) WASSON CREEK, OREGON- The 10.1-mile segment in the following classes: `(A) The 4.2-mile segment from the eastern boundary of sec. 17, T. 21 S., R. 9 W., downstream to the western boundary of sec. 12, T. 21 S., R. 10 W., to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a wild river. `(B) The 5.9-mile segment from the western boundary of sec. 12, T. 21 S., R. 10 W., downstream to the eastern boundary of the northwest quarter of sec. 22, T. 21 S., R. 10 W., to be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.'. Subtitle C--Additional Wild and Scenic River Designations and Technical Corrections SEC. 321. DESIGNATION OF WILD AND SCENIC RIVER SEGMENTS, MOLALLA RIVER, OREGON. (a) In General- Section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following: `(208) MOLALLA RIVER, OREGON- `(A) IN GENERAL- The following segments in the State of Oregon, to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a recreational river: `(i) MOLALLA RIVER- The approximately 15.1-mile segment from the southern boundary line of T. 7 S., R. 4 E., sec. 19, downstream to the edge of the Bureau of Land Management boundary in T. 6 S., R. 3 E., sec. 7. `(ii) TABLE ROCK FORK MOLALLA RIVER- The approximately 6.2-mile segment from the easternmost Bureau of Land Management boundary line in the NE 1/4 sec. 4, T. 7 S., R. 4 E., downstream to the confluence with the Molalla River. `(B) WITHDRAWAL- Subject to valid existing rights, the Federal land within the boundaries of the river segments designated by subparagraph (A) is withdrawn from all forms of-- `(i) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; `(ii) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and `(iii) disposition under all laws relating to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral materials.'. (b) Technical Corrections- Section 3(a)(102) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)(102)) is amended-- (1) in the heading, by striking `SQUAW CREEK' and inserting `WHYCHUS CREEK'; (2) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking `McAllister Ditch, including the Soap Fork Squaw Creek, the North Fork, the South Fork, the East and West Forks of Park Creek, and Park Creek Fork' and inserting `Plainview Ditch, including the Soap Creek, the North and South Forks of Whychus Creek, the East and West Forks of Park Creek, and Park Creek'; and (3) in subparagraph (B), by striking `McAllister Ditch' and inserting `Plainview Ditch'. SEC. 322. TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE WILD AND SCENIC RIVERS ACT. Section 3(a)(69) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)(69)) is amended-- (1) by redesignating subparagraphs (A), (B), and (C) as clauses (i), (ii), and (iii), respectively, and indenting appropriately; (2) in the matter preceding clause (i) (as so redesignated), by striking `The 44.5-mile' and inserting the following: `(A) DESIGNATIONS- The 44.5-mile'; (3) in clause (i) (as so redesignated)-- (A) by striking `25.5-mile' and inserting `27.5-mile'; and (B) by striking `Boulder Creek at the Kalmiopsis Wilderness boundary' and inserting `Mislatnah Creek'; (4) in clause (ii) (as so redesignated)-- (A) by striking `8-mile' and inserting `7.5-mile'; and (B) by striking `Boulder Creek to Steel Bridge' and inserting `Mislatnah Creek to Eagle Creek'; (5) in clause (iii) (as so redesignated)-- (A) by striking `11-mile' and inserting `9.5-mile'; and (B) by striking `Steel Bridge' and inserting `Eagle Creek'; and (6) by adding at the end the following: `(B) WITHDRAWAL- Subject to valid rights, the Federal land within the boundaries of the river segments designated by subparagraph (A), is withdrawn from all forms of-- `(i) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; `(ii) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and `(iii) disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral materials.'.
S.1771 Nov-21-13
STATUS: November 21, 2013.--Introduced. November 21, 2013.--Referred to Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. February 27, 2014.--Hearing by Subcommittee June 18, 2014.--Reported to Senate without amendment favorably. July 31, 2014.--Reported without amendment. S. Rept. 113-225. July 31, 2014.--Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar. [Calendar No. 512] S.1771 Crooked River Collaborative Water Security Act of 2013 (Introduced in Senate - IS) S 1771 IS 113th CONGRESS1st SessionS. 1771 To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to adjust the Crooked River boundary, to provide water certainty for the City of Prineville, Oregon, and for other purposes. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATESNovember 21, 2013 Mr. MERKLEY (for himself and Mr. WYDEN) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources A BILL To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to adjust the Crooked River boundary, to provide water certainty for the City of Prineville, Oregon, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the `Crooked River Collaborative Water Security Act of 2013'. SEC. 2. WILD AND SCENIC RIVER; CROOKED, OREGON. Section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)) is amended by striking paragraph (72) and inserting the following: `(72) CROOKED, OREGON- `(A) IN GENERAL- The 14.75-mile segment from the National Grassland boundary to Dry Creek, to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior in the following classes: `(i) The 7-mile segment from the National Grassland boundary to River Mile 8 south of Opal Spring, as a recreational river. `(ii) The 7.75-mile segment from a point 1/4 -mile downstream from the center crest of Bowman Dam, as a recreational river. `(B) HYDROPOWER- In any license application relating to hydropower development (including turbines and appurtenant facilities) at Bowman Dam, the applicant, in consultation with the Director of the Bureau of Land Management, shall-- `(i) analyze any impacts to the scenic, recreational, and fishery resource values of the Crooked River from the center crest of Bowman Dam to a point 1/4 -mile downstream that may be caused by the proposed hydropower development, including the future need to undertake routine and emergency repairs; `(ii) propose measures to minimize and mitigate any impacts analyzed under clause (i); and `(iii) propose designs and measures to ensure that any access facilities associated with hydropower development at Bowman Dam shall not impede the free-flowing nature of the Crooked River below Bowman Dam.'. SEC. 3. CITY OF PRINEVILLE WATER SUPPLY. Section 4 of the Act of August 6, 1956 (70 Stat. 1058; 73 Stat. 554; 78 Stat. 954), is amended-- (1) by striking `during those months' and all that follows through `purpose of the project'; and (2) by adding at the end the following: `Without further action by the Secretary of the Interior, beginning on the date of enactment of the Crooked River Collaborative Water Security Act of 2013, 5,100 acre-feet of water shall be annually released from the project to serve as mitigation for City of Prineville groundwater pumping, pursuant to and in a manner consistent with Oregon State law, including any shaping of the release of the water. The City of Prineville shall make payments to the Secretary for the water, in accordance with applicable Bureau of Reclamation policies, directives, and standards. Consistent with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and other applicable Federal laws, the Secretary may contract exclusively with the City of Prineville for additional quantities of water, at the request of the City of Prineville.'. SEC. 4. ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS. The Act entitled `An Act to authorize construction by the Secretary of the Interior of the Crooked River Federal reclamation project, Oregon', approved August 6, 1956 (70 Stat. 1058; chapter 980; 73 Stat. 554; 78 Stat. 954), is amended by adding at the end the following: `SEC. 6. FIRST FILL STORAGE AND RELEASE. `(a) In General- Other than the 10 cubic feet per second release provided for in section 4, and subject to compliance with the flood curve requirements of the Corps of Engineers, the Secretary shall, on a `first fill' priority basis, store in and when called for in any year release from Prineville Reservoir, whether from carryover, infill, or a combination of both, the following: `(1) 68,273 acre-feet of water annually to fulfill all 16 Bureau of Reclamation contracts existing as of January 1, 2011. `(2) Not more than 2,740 acre-feet of water annually to supply the McKay Creek land, in accordance with section 5 of the Crooked River Collaborative Water Security Act of 2013. `(3) 10,000 acre-feet of water annually, to be made available first to the North Unit Irrigation District, and subsequently to any other holders of Reclamation contracts existing as of January 1, 2011 (in that order), pursuant to Temporary Water Service Contracts, on the request of the North Unit Irrigation District or the contract holders, consistent with the same terms and conditions as prior such contracts between the Bureau of Reclamation and District or contract holders, as applicable. `(4) 5,100 acre-feet of water annually to mitigate the City of Prineville groundwater pumping under section 4, with the release of this water to occur not based on an annual call, but instead pursuant to section 4 and the release schedule developed pursuant to section 7(c). `(b) Carryover- Except for water that may be called for and released after the end of the irrigation season (either as City of Prineville groundwater pumping mitigation or as a voluntary release, in accordance with section 4 of this Act and section 6(c) of the Crooked River Collaborative Water Security Act of 2013, respectively), any water stored under this section that is not called for and released by the end of the irrigation season in a given year shall be-- `(1) carried over to the subsequent water year, which, for accounting purposes, shall be considered to be the 1-year period beginning October 1 and ending September 30, consistent with Oregon State law; and `(2) accounted for as part of the `first fill' storage quantities of the subsequent water year, but not to exceed the maximum `first fill' storage quantities described in subsection (a). `SEC. 7. STORAGE AND RELEASE OF REMAINING STORED WATER QUANTITIES. `(a) Authorization- `(1) IN GENERAL- Other than the quantities provided for in section 4 and the `first fill' quantities provided for in section 6, and subject to compliance with the flood curve requirements of the Corps of Engineers, the Secretary shall store in and release from Prineville Reservoir all remaining stored water quantities for the benefit of downstream fish and wildlife. `(2) REQUIREMENT- The Secretary shall release the remaining stored water quantities under paragraph (1) consistent with subsection (c). `(b) Applicable Law- If a consultation under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) or an order of a court in a proceeding under that Act requires releases of stored water from Prineville Reservoir for fish and wildlife downstream of Bowman Dam, the Secretary shall use uncontracted stored water. `(c) Annual Release Schedule- `(1) IN GENERAL- The Commissioner of Reclamation shall develop annual release schedules for the remaining stored water quantities in subsection (a) and the water serving as mitigation for City of Prineville groundwater pumping pursuant to section 4. `(2) GUIDANCE- To the maximum extent practicable and unless otherwise prohibited by law, the Commissioner of Reclamation shall develop and implement the annual release schedules consistent with the guidance provided by the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon and the State of Oregon to maximize biological benefit for downstream fish and wildlife, after taking into consideration multiyear water needs of downstream fish and wildlife. `(3) COMMENTS FROM FEDERAL FISH MANAGEMENT AGENCIES- The National Marine Fisheries Service and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service shall have the opportunity to provide advice with respect to, and comment on, the annual release schedule developed by the Commissioner of Reclamation under this subsection. `(d) Required Coordination- The Commissioner of Reclamation shall perform traditional and routine activities in a manner that coordinates with the efforts of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon and the State of Oregon to monitor and request adjustments to releases for downstream fish and wildlife on an in-season basis as the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon and the State of Oregon determine downstream fish and wildlife needs require. `(e) Carryover- `(1) IN GENERAL- Any water stored under subsection (a) in 1 water year that is not released during the water year-- `(A) shall be carried over to the subsequent water year; and `(B)(i) may be released for downstream fish and wildlife resources, consistent with subsections (c) and (d), until the reservoir reaches maximum capacity in the subsequent water year; and `(ii) once the reservoir reaches maximum capacity under clause (i), shall be credited to the `first fill' storage quantities, but not to exceed the maximum `first fill' storage quantities described in section 6(a). `(f) Effect- Nothing in this section affects the authority of the Commissioner of Reclamation to perform all other traditional and routine activities of the Commissioner of Reclamation. `SEC. 8. RESERVOIR LEVELS. `The Commissioner of Reclamation shall-- `(1) project reservoir water levels over the course of the year; and `(2) make the projections under paragraph (1) available to-- `(A) the public (including fisheries groups, recreation interests, and municipal and irrigation stakeholders); `(B) the Director of the National Marine Fisheries Service; and `(C) the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. `SEC. 9. EFFECT. `Except as otherwise provided in this Act, nothing in this Act-- `(1) modifies contractual rights that may exist between contractors and the United States under Reclamation contracts; `(2) amends or reopens contracts referred to in paragraph (1); or `(3) modifies any rights, obligations, or requirements that may be provided or governed by Federal or Oregon State law.'. SEC. 5. OCHOCO IRRIGATION DISTRICT. (a) Early Repayment- (1) IN GENERAL- Notwithstanding section 213 of the Reclamation Reform Act of 1982 (43 U.S.C. 390mm), any landowner within Ochoco Irrigation District, Oregon (referred to in this section as the `district'), may repay, at any time, the construction costs of the project facilities allocated to the land of the landowner within the district. (2) EXEMPTION FROM LIMITATIONS- Upon discharge, in full, of the obligation for repayment of the construction costs allocated to all land of the landowner in the district, the land shall not be subject to the ownership and full-cost pricing limitations of Federal reclamation law (the Act of June 17, 1902 (32 Stat. 388, chapter 1093), and Acts supplemental to and amendatory of that Act (43 U.S.C. 371 et seq.)). (b) Certification- Upon the request of a landowner who has repaid, in full, the construction costs of the project facilities allocated to the land of the landowner within the district, the Secretary of the Interior shall provide the certification described in section 213(b)(1) of the Reclamation Reform Act of 1982 (43 U.S.C. 390mm(b)(1)). (c) Contract Amendment- On approval of the district directors and notwithstanding project authorizing authority to the contrary, the Reclamation contracts of the district are modified, without further action by the Secretary of the Interior-- (1) to authorize the use of water for instream purposes, including fish or wildlife purposes, in order for the district to engage in, or take advantage of, conserved water projects and temporary instream leasing as authorized by Oregon State law; (2) to include within the district boundary approximately 2,742 acres in the vicinity of McKay Creek, resulting in a total of approximately 44,937 acres within the district boundary; (3) to classify as irrigable approximately 685 acres within the approximately 2,742 acres of included land in the vicinity of McKay Creek, with those approximately 685 acres authorized to receive irrigation water pursuant to water rights issued by the State of Oregon if the acres have in the past received water pursuant to State water rights; and (4) to provide the district with stored water from Prineville Reservoir for purposes of supplying up to the approximately 685 acres of land added within the district boundary and classified as irrigable under paragraphs (2) and (3), with the stored water to be supplied on an acre-per-acre basis contingent on the transfer of existing appurtenant McKay Creek water rights to instream use and the issuance of water rights by the State of Oregon for the use of stored water. (d) Limitation- Except as otherwise provided in subsections (a) and (c), nothing in this section-- (1) modifies contractual rights that may exist between the district and the United States under the Reclamation contracts of the district; (2) amends or reopens the contracts referred to in paragraph (1); or (3) modifies any rights, obligations, or relationships that may exist between the district and any owner of land within the district, as may be provided or governed by Federal or Oregon State law. SEC. 6. DRY-YEAR MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND VOLUNTARY RELEASES. (a) Participation in Dry-Year Management Planning Meetings- The Bureau of Reclamation shall participate in dry-year management planning meetings with the State of Oregon, the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon, municipal, agricultural, conservation, recreation, and other interested stakeholders to plan for dry-year conditions. (b) Dry-Year Management Plan- (1) IN GENERAL- Not later than 3 years after the date of enactment of this Act, the Bureau of Reclamation shall develop a dry-year management plan in coordination with the participants referred to in subsection (a). (2) REQUIREMENTS- The plan developed under paragraph (1) shall only recommend strategies, measures, and actions that the irrigation districts and other Bureau of Reclamation contract holders voluntarily agree to implement. (3) LIMITATIONS- Nothing in the plan developed under paragraph (1) shall be mandatory or self-implementing. (c) Voluntary Release- In any year, if North Unit Irrigation District or other eligible Bureau of Reclamation contract holders have not initiated contracting with the Bureau of Reclamation for any quantity of the 10,000 acre feet of water described in subsection (a)(3) of section 6 of the Act of August 6, 1956 (70 Stat. 1058) (as added by section 4), by June 1 of any calendar year, with the voluntary agreement of North Unit Irrigation District and other Bureau of Reclamation contract holders referred to in that paragraph, the Secretary may release that quantity of water for the benefit of downstream fish and wildlife as described in section 7 of that Act. SEC. 7. RELATION TO EXISTING LAWS AND STATUTORY OBLIGATIONS. Nothing in this Act (or an amendment made by this Act)-- (1) provides to the Secretary the authority to store and release the `first fill' quantities provided for in section 6 of the Act of August 6, 1956 (70 Stat. 1058) (as added by section 4), for any purposes other than the purposes provided for in that section, except for-- (A) the potential instream use resulting from conserved water projects and temporary instream leasing as provided for in section 5(c)(1); (B) the potential release of additional amounts that may result from voluntary actions agreed to through the dry-year management plan developed under section 6(b); and (C) the potential release of the 10,000 acre feet for downstream fish and wildlife as provided for in section 6(c); (2) alters any responsibilities under Oregon State law or Federal law, including section 7 of the Endangered Species Act (16 U.S.C. 1536); or (3) alters the authorized purposes of the Crooked River Project provided in the first section of the Act of August 6, 1956 (70 Stat. 1058; 73 Stat. 554; 78 Stat. 954).
S.1750 Nov-20-13
STATUS: November 20, 2013.--Introduced. November 21, 2013.--Mr. Hatch added as cosponsor. July 23, 2014.-- Hearing by subcommittee. (56) S.1750 Public Access to Public Land Guarantee Act (Introduced in Senate - IS) S 1750 IS 113th CONGRESS1st SessionS. 1750 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into agreements with States and political subdivisions of States providing for the continued operation, in whole or in part, of public land, units of the National Park System, units of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and units of the National Forest System in the State during any period in which the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture is unable to maintain normal level of operations at the units due to a lapse in appropriations, and for other purposes. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATESNovember 20, 2013 Mr. FLAKE (for himself, Mr. MCCAIN, and Mr. LEE) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources A BILL To authorize the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into agreements with States and political subdivisions of States providing for the continued operation, in whole or in part, of public land, units of the National Park System, units of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and units of the National Forest System in the State during any period in which the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture is unable to maintain normal level of operations at the units due to a lapse in appropriations, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the `Public Access to Public Land Guarantee Act'. SEC. 2. FINDINGS. Congress finds that-- (1) public land in the United States is managed and administered for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations; (2) the National Park System (including National Parks, National Monuments, and National Recreation Areas) is managed for the benefit and inspiration of all the people of the United States; (3) the National Wildlife Refuge System is administered for the benefit of present and future generations of people in the United States, with priority consideration for compatible wildlife-dependent general public uses of the National Wildlife Refuge System; (4) the National Forest System is dedicated to the long-term benefit of present and future generations; and (5) the reopening and temporary operation and management of public land, the National Park System, the National Wildlife Refuge System, and the National Forest System using funds from States and political subdivisions of States during periods in which the Federal Government is unable to operate and manage the areas at normal levels due to a lapse in appropriations is consistent with the values and purposes for which those areas were established. SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS. In this Act: (1) COVERED UNIT- The term `covered unit' means-- (A) public land; (B) units of the National Park System; (C) units of the National Wildlife Refuge System; or (D) units of the National Forest System. (2) PUBLIC LAND- The term `public land' has the meaning given the term `public lands' in section 103 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1702). (3) SECRETARY- The term `Secretary' means-- (A) the Secretary of the Interior, with respect to land under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior; or (B) the Secretary of Agriculture, with respect to land under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of Agriculture. SEC. 4. AGREEMENT TO KEEP PUBLIC LAND OPEN DURING A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN. (a) In General- Subject to subsection (b), if a State or political subdivision of the State offers, the Secretary shall enter into an agreement with the State or political subdivision of the State under which the United States may accept funds from the State or political subdivision of the State to reopen, in whole or in part, any covered unit within the State or political subdivision of the State during any period in which there is a lapse in appropriations for the covered unit. (b) Applicability- The authority under subsection (a) shall only be in effect during any period in which the Secretary is unable to operate and manage covered units at normal levels, as determined in accordance with the terms of agreement entered into under subsection (a). (c) Refund- The Secretary shall refund to the State or political subdivision of the State all amounts provided to the United States under an agreement entered into under subsection (a)-- (1) on the date of enactment of an Act retroactively appropriating amounts sufficient to maintain normal operating levels at the covered unit reopened under an agreement entered into under subsection (a); or (2) on the date on which the State or political subdivision establishes, in accordance with the terms of the agreement, that, during the period in which the agreement was in effect, fees for entrance to, or use of, the covered units were collected by the Secretary. (d) Voluntary Reimbursement- If the requirements for a refund under subsection (c) are not met, the Secretary may, subject to the availability of appropriations, reimburse the State and political subdivision of the State for any amounts provided to the United States by the State or political subdivision under an agreement entered into under subsection (a).