H.R.799 - A bill to designate a segment of the Kings River in California as a wild and scenic river.100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lehman, Richard H. [D-CA-18] (Introduced 01/28/1987)|
|Committees:||House - Interior and Insular Affairs | Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 100-49; S.Rept 100-185|
|Latest Action:||11/03/1987 Became Public Law No: 100-150. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.799 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)
(Measure passed Senate, amended)
Passed Senate amended (10/01/1987)
Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Kings River, California, as a component of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System. Authorizes appropriations.
Requires the Secretary of the Interior to manage the segments of such designated river that run through Kings Canyon National Park. Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to manage the remaining segments. Directs such Secretaries to prepare, within one year, a management plan for their respective segments.
Establishes the Kings River Special Management Area to be administered through the Sierra National Forest by the Secretary of Agriculture. Withdraws such lands from entry under the mining and related laws. Permits hunting and fishing except in designated zones.
Requires the Secretary of Agriculture to publish a management plan for such area within three years, providing for outdoor recreation and natural resource protection and management. Provides access to State or privately owned lands within the special management area.
States the congressional intention not to designate as a component of the System a specified segment of the Kings River which is being considered for a dam project. Prohibits the construction of a dam or diversion within the special management area without specific congressional authority. Treats the dam project segment as a component of the System for all other purposes.