Summary: H.R.427 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (07/23/2001)

Includes an additional portion of the Little Sandy River Watershed in the Bull Run Watershed Management Unit in Oregon.

Repeals an exception allowing certain timber cutting in the Unit to require the Secretary of Agriculture or the Interior, as applicable, to prohibit the cutting of trees on Federal land throughout the Unit.

Requires the Secretaries of Agriculture and of the Interior to identify: (1) any Oregon and California Railroad land (O&C lands) within the Unit that is subject to certain annual funds distribution requirements; and (2) public domain land within specified Bureau of Land Management Districts in Oregon that is approximately equal in acreage and condition as such O&C land, but not subject to specified Federal law relating to the Oregon and California Railroad and Coos Bay Wagon Road grant lands. Requires such Secretary, in accordance with specified administrative procedures, to reclassify: (1) the O&C land within the Unit as public domain land not subject to the annual funds distribution requirements; and (2) the public domain land within such Districts as O&C land subject to such Federal law and funds distribution requirements.

Authorizes appropriations for watershed restoration in Clackamas County, Oregon.