Text: S.591 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 105-77 (11/12/1997)
[105th Congress Public Law 77]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
Public Law 105-77
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
(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):
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.