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Public Law 105-77
105th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To transfer the Dillon Ranger District in the Arapaho National Forest to 
 the White River National Forest in the State of Colorado. <<NOTE: Nov. 
                         12, 1997 -  [S. 591]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. INCLUSION OF DILLON RANGER DISTRICT IN WHITE RIVER NATIONAL 
            FOREST, COLORADO.

    (a) Boundary Adjustments.--
            (1) White river national forest.--The boundary of the White 
        River National Forest in the State of Colorado is hereby 
        adjusted to include all National Forest System lands located in 
        Summit County, Colorado, comprising the Dillon Ranger District 
        of the Arapaho National Forest.
            (2) Arapaho national forest.--The boundary of the Arapaho 
        National Forest is adjusted to exclude the land transferred to 
        the White River National Forest by paragraph (1).

    (b) Reference.--Any reference to the Dillon Ranger District, Arapaho 
National Forest, in any existing statute, regulation, manual, handbook, 
or other document shall be deemed to be a reference to the Dillon Ranger 
District, White River National Forest.
    (c) Existing Rights.--Nothing in this section affects valid existing 
rights of persons holding any authorization, permit, option, or other 
form of contract existing on the date of the enactment of this Act.
    (d) Forest Receipts.--Notwithstanding the distribution requirements 
of payments under the sixth paragraph under the heading ``FOREST 
SERVICE'' in the Act entitled ``An Act making appropriations for the 
Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, 
nineteen hundred and nine'', approved
May 23, 1908 (35 Stat. 260, chapter 192; 16 U.S.C. 500), the 
distribution of receipts from the Arapaho National Forest and the White 
River National Forest to affected county governments shall be based on 
the national forest boundaries that existed on the day before the date 
of enactment of this Act.

    Approved November 12, 1997.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 591 (H.R. 1020):
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 105-113 accompanying H.R. 1020 (Comm. on Resources).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 105-99 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 143 (1997):
            Oct. 9, considered and passed Senate.
            Nov. 4, considered and passed House.

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