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108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                 S. 639

 To designate certain Federal land in the State of Utah as wilderness, 
                        and for other purposes.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             March 18, 2003

   Mr. Durbin (for himself, Mr. Feingold, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Harkin, Mr. 
Kennedy, Mr. Bayh, Ms. Cantwell, Mr. Corzine, Mr. Wyden, Ms. Stabenow, 
   Mr. Reed, Mr. Schumer, Mrs. Boxer, and Mr. Kerry) 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 the State of Utah as wilderness, 
                        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 ``America's Red Rock 
Wilderness Act of 2003''.
    (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents of this Act is as 
follows:

Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.
Sec. 2. Definitions.
                TITLE I--DESIGNATION OF WILDERNESS AREAS

Sec. 101. Great Basin Wilderness Areas.
Sec. 102. Zion and Mojave Desert Wilderness Areas.
Sec. 103. Grand Staircase-Escalante Wilderness Areas.
Sec. 104. Moab-LaSal Canyons Wilderness Areas.
Sec. 105. Henry Mountains Wilderness Areas.
Sec. 106. Glen Canyon Wilderness Areas.
Sec. 107. San Juan-Anasazi Wilderness Areas.
Sec. 108. Canyonlands Basin Wilderness Areas.
Sec. 109. San Rafael Swell Wilderness Areas.
Sec. 110. Book Cliffs and Uinta Basin Wilderness Areas.
                  TITLE II--ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

Sec. 201. General provisions.
Sec. 202. Administration.
Sec. 203. State school trust land within wilderness areas.
Sec. 204. Water.
Sec. 205. Roads.
Sec. 206. Livestock.
Sec. 207. Fish and wildlife.
Sec. 208. Management of newly acquired land.
Sec. 209. Withdrawal.
Sec. 210. Authorization of appropriations.

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

    In this Act:
            (1) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary 
        of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management.
            (2) State.--The term ``State'' means the State of Utah.

                TITLE I--DESIGNATION OF WILDERNESS AREAS

SEC. 101. GREAT BASIN WILDERNESS AREAS.

    (a) Findings.--Congress finds that--
            (1) the Great Basin region of western Utah is comprised of 
        starkly beautiful mountain ranges that rise as islands from the 
        desert floor;
            (2) the Wah Wah Mountains in the Great Basin region are 
        arid and austere, with massive cliff faces and leathery slopes 
        speckled with pinon and juniper;
            (3) the Pilot Range and Stansbury Mountains in the Great 
        Basin region are high enough to draw moisture from passing 
        clouds and support ecosystems found nowhere else on earth;
            (4) from bristlecone pine, the world's oldest living 
        organism, to newly-flowered mountain meadows, mountains of the 
        Great Basin region are islands of nature that--
                    (A) support remarkable biological diversity; and
                    (B) provide opportunities to experience the 
                colossal silence of the Great Basin; and
            (5) the Great Basin region of western Utah should be 
        protected and managed to ensure the preservation of the natural 
        conditions of the region.
    (b) Designation.--In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 
1131 et seq.), the following areas in the State are designated as 
wilderness areas and as components of the National Wilderness 
Preservation System:
            (1) Barn Hills (approximately 20,000 acres).
            (2) Black Hills (approximately 9,000 acres).
            (3) Bullgrass Knoll (approximately 15,000 acres).
            (4) Burbank Hills/Tunnel Spring (approximately 92,000 
        acres).
            (5) Cedar Mountains (approximately 108,000 acres).
            (6) Conger Mountains (approximately 21,000 acres).
            (7) Crater Bench (approximately 35,000 acres).
            (8) Crater and Silver Island Mountains (approximately 
        121,000 acres).
            (9) Cricket Mountains Cluster (approximately 62,000 acres).
            (10) Deep Creek Mountains (approximately 125,000 acres).
            (11) Drum Mountains (approximately 39,000 acres).
            (12) Dugway Mountains (approximately 24,000 acres).
            (13) Fish Springs Range (approximately 64,000 acres).
            (14) Granite Peak (approximately 19,000 acres).
            (15) Grassy Mountains (approximately 23,000 acres).
            (16) Grouse Creek Mountains (approximately 15,000 acres).
            (17) House Range (approximately 190,000 acres).
            (18) Keg Mountains (approximately 38,000 acres).
            (19) King Top (approximately 110,000 acres).
            (20) Ledger Canyon (approximately 9,000 acres).
            (21) Little Goose Creek (approximately 1,200 acres).
            (22) Middle/Granite Mountains (approximately 80,000 acres).
            (23) Mountain Home Range (approximately 90,000 acres).
            (24) Newfoundland Mountains (approximately 22,000 acres).
            (25) Ochre Mountain (approximately 13,000 acres).
            (26) Oquirrh Mountains (approximately 8,000 acres).
            (27) Painted Rock Mountain (approximately 26,000 acres).
            (28) Paradise/Steamboat Mountains (approximately 145,000 
        acres).
            (29) Pilot Range (approximately 45,000 acres).
            (30) Red Tops (approximately 28,000 acres).
            (31) Rockwell-Little Sahara (approximately 21,000 acres).
            (32) San Francisco Mountains (approximately 39,000 acres).
            (33) Sand Ridge (approximately 73,000 acres).
            (34) Simpson Mountains (approximately 42,000 acres).
            (35) Snake Valley (approximately 100,000 acres).
            (36) Stansbury Mountains (approximately 24,000 acres).
            (37) Thomas Range (approximately 36,000 acres).
            (38) Tule Valley (approximately 159,000 acres).
            (39) Wah Wah Mountains (approximately 167,000 acres).
            (40) Wasatch/Sevier Plateaus (approximately 29,000 acres).
            (41) White Rock Range (approximately 5,200 acres).

SEC. 102. ZION AND MOJAVE DESERT WILDERNESS AREAS.

    (a) Findings.--Congress finds that--
            (1) the renowned landscape of Zion National Park, including 
        soaring cliff walls, forested plateaus, and deep narrow gorges, 
        extends beyond the boundaries of the Park onto surrounding 
        public land managed by the Secretary;
            (2) from the pink sand dunes of Moquith Mountain to the 
        golden pools of Beaver Dam Wash, the Zion and Mojave Desert 
        areas encompass 3 major provinces of the Southwest that 
        include--
                    (A) the sculpted canyon country of the Colorado 
                Plateau;
                    (B) the Mojave Desert; and
                    (C) portions of the Great Basin;
            (3) the Zion and Mojave Desert areas display a rich mosaic 
        of biological, archaeological, and scenic diversity;
            (4) 1 of the last remaining populations of threatened 
        desert tortoise is found within this region; and
            (5) the Zion and Mojave Desert areas in Utah should be 
        protected and managed as wilderness areas.
    (b) Designation.--In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 
1131 et seq.), the following areas in the State are designated as 
wilderness areas and as components of the National Wilderness 
Preservation System:
            (1) Beaver Dam Mountains (approximately 30,000 acres).
            (2) Beaver Dam Wash (approximately 23,000 acres).
            (3) Beaver Dam Wilderness Expansion (approximately 8,000 
        acres).
            (4) Canaan Mountain (approximately 67,000 acres).
            (5) Cottonwood Canyon (approximately 12,000 acres).
            (6) Cougar Canyon/Docs Pass (approximately 41,000 acres).
            (7) Joshua Tree (approximately 12,000 acres).
            (8) Mount Escalante (approximately 17,000 acres).
            (9) Parunuweap Canyon (approximately 43,000 acres).
            (10) Red Butte (approximately 4,500 acres).
            (11) Red Mountain (approximately 21,000 acres).
            (12) Scarecrow Peak (approximately 16,000 acres).
            (13) Zion Adjacent (approximately 56,000 acres).

SEC. 103. GRAND STAIRCASE-ESCALANTE WILDERNESS AREAS.

    (a) Grand Staircase Area.--
            (1) Findings.--Congress finds that--
                    (A) the area known as the Grand Staircase rises 
                more than 6,000 feet in a series of great cliffs and 
                plateaus from the depths of the Grand Canyon to the 
                forested rim of Bryce Canyon;
                    (B) the Grand Staircase--
                            (i) spans 6 major life zones, from the 
                        lower Sonoran Desert to the alpine forest; and
                            (ii) encompasses geologic formations that 
                        display 3,000,000,000 years of Earth's history;
                    (C) land managed by the Secretary lines the 
                intricate canyon system of the Paria River and forms a 
                vital natural corridor connection to the deserts and 
                forests of those national parks;
                    (D) land described in paragraph (2) (other than 
                East of Bryce, Upper Kanab Creek, Moquith Mountain, 
                Bunting Point, and Vermillion Cliffs) is located within 
                the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument; and
                    (E) the Grand Staircase in Utah should be protected 
                and managed as a wilderness area.
            (2) Designation.--In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 
        U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), the following areas in the State are 
        designated as wilderness areas and as components of the 
        National Wilderness Preservation System:
                    (A) Bryce View (approximately 4,500 acres).
                    (B) Bunting Point (approximately 10,000 acres).
                    (C) Canaan Peak Slopes (approximately 2,300 acres).
                    (D) East of Bryce (approximately 750 acres).
                    (E) Glass Eye Canyon (approximately 24,000 acres).
                    (F) Ladder Canyon (approximately 14,000 acres).
                    (G) Moquith Mountain (approximately 16,000 acres).
                    (H) Nephi Point (approximately 14,000 acres).
                    (I) Paria-Hackberry (approximately 188,000 acres).
                    (J) Paria Wilderness Expansion (approximately 2,900 
                acres).
                    (K) Pine Hollow (approximately 11,000 acres).
                    (L) Slopes of Bryce (approximately 2,600 acres).
                    (M) Timber Mountain (approximately 51,000 acres).
                    (N) Upper Kanab Creek (approximately 49,000 acres).
                    (O) Vermillion Cliffs (approximately 26,000 acres).
                    (P) Willis Creek (approximately 21,000 acres).
    (b) Kaiparowits Plateau.--
            (1) Findings.--Congress finds that--
                    (A) the Kaiparowits Plateau east of the Paria River 
                is 1 of the most rugged and isolated wilderness regions 
                in the United States;
                    (B) the Kaiparowits Plateau, a windswept land of 
                harsh beauty, contains distant vistas and a remarkable 
                variety of plant and animal species;
                    (C) ancient forests, an abundance of big game 
                animals, and 22 species of raptors thrive undisturbed 
                on the grassland mesa tops of the Kaiparowits Plateau;
                    (D) each of the areas described in paragraph (2) 
                (other than Heaps Canyon, Little Valley, and Wide 
                Hollow) is located within the Grand Staircase-Escalante 
                National Monument; and
                    (E) the Kaiparowits Plateau should be protected and 
                managed as a wilderness area.
            (2) Designation.--In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 
        U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), the following areas in the State are 
        designated as wilderness areas and as components of the 
        National Wilderness Preservation System:
                    (A) Andalex Not (approximately 18,000 acres).
                    (B) The Blues (approximately 21,000 acres).
                    (C) Box Canyon (approximately 28,000 acres).
                    (D) Burning Hills (approximately 80,000 acres).
                    (E) Carcass Canyon (approximately 83,000 acres).
                    (F) The Cockscomb (approximately 11,000 acres).
                    (G) Fiftymile Bench (approximately 12,000 acres).
                    (H) Fiftymile Mountain (approximately 203,000 
                acres).
                    (I) Heaps Canyon (approximately 4,000 acres).
                    (J) Horse Spring Canyon (approximately 31,000 
                acres).
                    (K) Kodachrome Headlands (approximately 10,000 
                acres).
                    (L) Little Valley Canyon (approximately 4,000 
                acres).
                    (M) Mud Spring Canyon (approximately 65,000 acres).
                    (N) Nipple Bench (approximately 32,000 acres).
                    (O) Paradise Canyon-Wahweap (approximately 262,000 
                acres).
                    (P) Rock Cove (approximately 16,000 acres).
                    (Q) Warm Creek (approximately 23,000 acres).
                    (R) Wide Hollow (approximately 6,800 acres).
    (c) Escalante Canyons.--
            (1) Findings.--Congress finds that--
                    (A) glens and coves carved in massive sandstone 
                cliffs, spring-watered hanging gardens, and the silence 
                of ancient Anasazi ruins are examples of the unique 
                features that entice hikers, campers, and sightseers 
                from around the world to Escalante Canyon;
                    (B) Escalante Canyon links the spruce fir forests 
                of the 11,000-foot Aquarius Plateau with winding 
                slickrock canyons that flow into Lake Powell;
                    (C) Escalante Canyon, 1 of Utah's most popular 
                natural areas, contains critical habitat for deer, elk, 
                and wild bighorn sheep that also enhances the scenic 
                integrity of the area;
                    (D) each of the areas described in paragraph (2) is 
                located within the Grand Staircase-Escalante National 
                Monument; and
                    (E) Escalante Canyon should be protected and 
                managed as a wilderness area.
            (2) Designation.--In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 
        U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), the following areas in the State are 
        designated as wilderness areas and as components of the 
        National Wilderness Preservation System:
                    (A) Brinkerhof Flats (approximately 3,000 acres).
                    (B) Colt Mesa (approximately 28,000 acres).
                    (C) Death Hollow (approximately 49,000 acres).
                    (D) Forty Mile Gulch (approximately 6,600 acres).
                    (E) Hurricane Wash (approximately 9,000 acres).
                    (F) Lampstand (approximately 7,900 acres).
                    (G) Muley Twist Flank (approximately 3,600 acres).
                    (H) North Escalante Canyons (approximately 176,000 
                acres).
                    (I) Pioneer Mesa (approximately 11,000 acres).
                    (J) Scorpion (approximately 53,000 acres).
                    (K) Sooner Bench (approximately 390 acres).
                    (L) Steep Creek (approximately 35,000 acres).
                    (M) Studhorse Peaks (approximately 24,000 acres).

SEC. 104. MOAB-LASAL CANYONS WILDERNESS AREAS.

    (a) Findings.--Congress finds that--
            (1) the canyons surrounding the LaSal Mountains and the 
        town of Moab offer a variety of extraordinary landscapes;
            (2) outstanding examples of natural formations and 
        landscapes in the Moab-LaSal area include the huge sandstone 
        fins of Behind the Rocks, the mysterious Fisher Towers, and the 
        whitewater rapids of Westwater Canyon; and
            (3) the Moab-LaSal area should be protected and managed as 
        a wilderness area.
    (b) Designation.--In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 
1131 et seq.), the following areas in the State are designated as 
wilderness areas and as components of the National Wilderness 
Preservation System:
            (1) Beaver Creek (approximately 38,000 acres).
            (2) Behind the Rocks and Hunters Canyon (approximately 
        22,000 acres).
            (3) Big Triangle (approximately 20,000 acres).
            (4) Dome Plateau-Professor Valley (approximately 35,000 
        acres).
            (5) Fisher Towers (approximately 18,000 acres).
            (6) Goldbar Canyon (approximately 7,500 acres).
            (7) Granite Creek (approximately 4,900 acres).
            (8) Mary Jane Canyon (approximately 25,000 acres).
            (9) Mill Creek (approximately 14,000 acres).
            (10) Porcupine Rim and Morning Glory (approximately 20,000 
        acres).
            (11) Westwater Canyon (approximately 37,000 acres).
            (12) Yellow Bird (approximately 4,200 acres).

SEC. 105. HENRY MOUNTAINS WILDERNESS AREAS.

    (a) Findings.--Congress finds that--
            (1) the Henry Mountain Range, the last mountain range to be 
        discovered and named by early explorers in the contiguous 
        United States, still retains a wild and undiscovered quality;
            (2) fluted badlands that surround the flanks of 11,000-foot 
        Mounts Ellen and Pennell contain areas of critical habitat for 
        mule deer and for the largest herd of free-roaming buffalo in 
        the United States;
            (3) despite their relative accessibility, the Henry 
        Mountain Range remains 1 of the wildest, least-known ranges in 
        the United States; and
            (4) the Henry Mountain range should be protected and 
        managed to ensure the preservation of the range as a wilderness 
        area.
    (b) Designation.--In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 
1131 et seq.), the following areas in the State are designated as 
wilderness areas and as components of the National Wilderness 
Preservation System.
            (1) Bull Mountain (approximately 16,000 acres).
            (2) Bullfrog Creek (approximately 35,000 acres).
            (3) Dogwater Creek (approximately 3,200 acres).
            (4) Fremont Gorge (approximately 20,000 acres).
            (5) Long Canyon (approximately 16,000 acres).
            (6) Mount Ellen-Blue Hills (approximately 140,000 acres).
            (7) Mount Hillers (approximately 21,000 acres).
            (8) Mount Pennell (approximately 147,000 acres).
            (9) Notom Bench (approximately 6,200 acres).
            (10) Ragged Mountain (approximately 28,000 acres).

SEC. 106. GLEN CANYON WILDERNESS AREAS.

    (a) Findings.--Congress finds that--
            (1) the side canyons of Glen Canyon, including the Dirty 
        Devil River and the Red, White and Blue Canyons, contain some 
        of the most remote and outstanding landscapes in southern Utah;
            (2) the Dirty Devil River, once the fortress hideout of 
        outlaw Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch, has sculpted a maze of 
        slickrock canyons through an imposing landscape of monoliths 
        and inaccessible mesas;
            (3) the Red and Blue Canyons contain colorful Chinle/
        Moenkopi badlands found nowhere else in the region; and
            (4) the canyons of Glen Canyon in the State should be 
        protected and managed as wilderness areas.
    (b) Designation.--In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 
1131 et seq.), the following areas in the State are designated as 
wilderness areas and as components of the National Wilderness 
Preservation System:
            (1) Cane Spring Desert (approximately 18,000 acres).
            (2) Dark Canyon (approximately 134,000 acres).
            (3) Dirty Devil (approximately 242,000 acres).
            (4) Fiddler Butte (approximately 92,000 acres).
            (5) Flat Tops (approximately 30,000 acres).
            (6) Little Rockies (approximately 64,000 acres).
            (7) Red Rock Plateau (approximately 213,000 acres).
            (8) White Canyon (approximately 98,000 acres).

SEC. 107. SAN JUAN-ANASAZI WILDERNESS AREAS.

    (a) Findings.--Congress finds that--
            (1) more than 1,000 years ago, the Anasazi Indian culture 
        flourished in the slickrock canyons and on the pinon-covered 
        mesas of southeastern Utah;
            (2) evidence of the ancient presence of the Anasazi 
        pervades the Cedar Mesa area of the San Juan-Anasazi area where 
        cliff dwellings, rock art, and ceremonial kivas embellish 
        sandstone overhangs and isolated benchlands;
            (3) the Cedar Mesa area is in need of protection from the 
        vandalism and theft of its unique cultural resources;
            (4) the Cedar Mesa wilderness areas should be created to 
        protect both the archaeological heritage and the extraordinary 
        wilderness, scenic, and ecological values of the United States; 
        and
            (5) the San Juan-Anasazi area should be protected and 
        managed as a wilderness area to ensure the preservation of the 
        unique and valuable resources of that area.
    (b) Designation.--In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 
1131 et seq.), the following areas in the State are designated as 
wilderness areas and as components of the National Wilderness 
Preservation System:
            (1) Allen Canyon (approximately 5,900 acres).
            (2) Arch Canyon (approximately 30,000 acres).
            (3) Comb Ridge (approximately 15,000 acres).
            (4) East Montezuma (approximately 45,000 acres).
            (5) Fish and Owl Creek Canyons (approximately 73,000 
        acres).
            (6) Grand Gulch (approximately 159,000 acres).
            (7) Hammond Canyon (approximately 4,400 acres).
            (8) Nokai Dome (approximately 93,000 acres).
            (9) Road Canyon (approximately 63,000 acres).
            (10) San Juan River (Sugarloaf) (approximately 15,000 
        acres).
            (11) The Tabernacle (approximately 7,000 acres).

SEC. 108. CANYONLANDS BASIN WILDERNESS AREAS.

    (a) Findings.--Congress finds that--
            (1) Canyonlands National Park safeguards only a small 
        portion of the extraordinary red-hued, cliff-walled canyonland 
        region of the Colorado Plateau;
            (2) areas near Arches National Park and Canyonlands 
        National Park contain canyons with rushing perennial streams, 
        natural arches, bridges, and towers;
            (3) the gorges of the Green and Colorado Rivers lie on 
        adjacent land managed by the Secretary;
            (4) popular overlooks in Canyonlands Nations Park and Dead 
        Horse Point State Park have views directly into adjacent areas, 
        including Lockhart Basin and Indian Creek; and
            (5) designation of those areas as wilderness would ensure 
        the protection of this erosional masterpiece of nature and of 
        the rich pockets of wildlife found within its expanded 
        boundaries.
    (b) Designation.--In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 
1131 et seq.), the following areas in the State are designated as 
wilderness areas and as components of the National Wilderness 
Preservation System:
            (1) Bridger Jack Mesa (approximately 33,000 acres).
            (2) Butler Wash (approximately 27,000 acres).
            (3) Dead Horse Cliffs (approximately 4,100 acres).
            (4) Demon's Playground (approximately 3,700 acres).
            (5) Duma Point (approximately 14,000 acres).
            (6) Gooseneck (approximately 9,000 acres).
            (7) Hatch Point Canyons/Lockhart Basin (approximately 
        149,000 acres).
            (8) Horsethief Point (approximately 15,000 acres).
            (9) Indian Creek (approximately 28,000 acres).
            (10) Labyrinth Canyon (approximately 150,000 acres).
            (11) San Rafael River (approximately 101,000 acres).
            (12) Shay Mountain (approximately 14,000 acres).
            (13) Sweetwater Reef (approximately 69,000 acres).
            (14) Upper Horseshoe Canyon (approximately 60,000 acres).

SEC. 109. SAN RAFAEL SWELL WILDERNESS AREAS.

    (a) Findings.--Congress finds that--
            (1) the San Rafael Swell towers above the desert like a 
        castle, ringed by 1,000-foot ramparts of Navajo Sandstone;
            (2) the highlands of the San Rafael Swell have been 
        fractured by uplift and rendered hollow by erosion over 
        countless millennia, leaving a tremendous basin punctuated by 
        mesas, buttes, and canyons and traversed by sediment-laden 
        desert streams;
            (3) among other places, the San Rafael wilderness offers 
        exceptional back country opportunities in the colorful Wild 
        Horse Badlands, the monoliths of North Caineville Mesa, the 
        rock towers of Cliff Wash, and colorful cliffs of Humbug 
        Canyon;
            (4) the mountains within these areas are among Utah's most 
        valuable habitat for desert bighorn sheep; and
            (5) the San Rafael Swell area should be protected and 
        managed to ensure its preservation as a wilderness area.
    (b) Designation.--In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 
1131 et seq.), the following areas in the State are designated as 
wilderness areas and as components of the National Wilderness 
Preservation System:
            (1) Cedar Mountain (approximately 15,000 acres).
            (2) Devils Canyon (approximately 23,000 acres).
            (3) Eagle Canyon (approximately 38,000 acres).
            (4) Factory Butte (approximately 22,000 acres).
            (5) Hondu Country (approximately 20,000 acres).
            (6) Jones Bench (approximately 2,800 acres).
            (7) Limestone Cliffs (approximately 25,000 acres).
            (8) Lost Spring Wash (approximately 37,000 acres).
            (9) Mexican Mountain (approximately 100,000 acres).
            (10) Molen Reef (approximately 33,000 acres).
            (11) Muddy Creek (approximately 240,000 acres).
            (12) Mussentuchit Badlands (approximately 25,000 acres).
            (13) Price River-Humbug (approximately 98,000 acres).
            (14) Red Desert (approximately 40,000 acres).
            (15) Rock Canyon (approximately 18,000 acres).
            (16) San Rafael Reef (approximately 114,000 acres).
            (17) Sids Mountain (approximately 107,000 acres).
            (18) Upper Muddy Creek (approximately 19,000 acres).
            (19) Wild Horse Mesa (approximately 92,000 acres).

SEC. 110. BOOK CLIFFS AND UINTA BASIN WILDERNESS AREAS.

    (a) Findings.--Congress finds that--
            (1) the Book Cliffs and Uinta Basin wilderness areas 
        offer--
                    (A) unique big game hunting opportunities in 
                verdant high-plateau forests;
                    (B) the opportunity for float trips of several days 
                duration down the Green River in Desolation Canyon; and
                    (C) the opportunity for calm water canoe weekends 
                on the White River;
            (2) the long rampart of the Book Cliffs bounds the area on 
        the south, while seldom-visited uplands, dissected by the 
        rivers and streams, slope away to the north into the Uinta 
        Basin;
            (3) bears, bighorn sheep, cougars, elk, and mule deer 
        flourish in the back country of the Book Cliffs; and
            (4) the Book Cliffs and Uinta Basin areas should be 
        protected and managed to ensure the protection of the areas as 
        wilderness.
    (b) Designation.--In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 
1131 et seq.), the following areas in the State are designated as 
wilderness areas and as components of the National Wilderness 
Preservation System.
            (1) Bourdette Draw (approximately 15,000 acres).
            (2) Bull Canyon (approximately 2,800 acres).
            (3) Chipeta (approximately 95,000 acres).
            (4) Desbrough Canyon (approximately 13,000 acres).
            (5) Desolation Canyon (approximately 548,000 acres).
            (6) Diamond Breaks (approximately 8,000 acres).
            (7) Diamond Canyon (approximately 166,000 acres).
            (8) Diamond Mountain (also known as ``Wild Mountain'') 
        (approximately 27,000 acres).
            (9) Goslin Mountain (approximately 4,900 acres).
            (10) Hideout Canyon (approximately 12,000 acres).
            (11) Lower Bitter Creek (approximately 14,000 acres).
            (12) Lower Flaming Gorge (approximately 20,000 acres).
            (13) Mexico Point (approximately 15,000 acres).
            (14) Moonshine Draw (also known as ``Daniels Canyon'') 
        (approximately 10,000 acres).
            (15) O-Wi-Yu-Kuts (approximately 13,000 acres).
            (16) Red Creek Badlands (approximately 3,600 acres).
            (17) Sunday School Canyon (approximately 18,000 acres).
            (18) Survey Point (approximately 8,000 acres).
            (19) Turtle Canyon (approximately 37,000 acres).
            (20) White River (approximately 25,000 acres).
            (21) Winter Ridge (approximately 38,000 acres).

                  TITLE II--ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

SEC. 201. GENERAL PROVISIONS.

    (a) Names of Wilderness Areas.--Each wilderness area named in title 
I shall--
            (1) consist of the quantity of land referenced with respect 
        to that named area, as generally depicted on the map entitled 
        ``Utah BLM Wilderness Proposed by S. ______, 107th Congress''; 
        and
            (2) be known by the name given to it in title I.
    (b) Map and Description.--
            (1) In general.--As soon as practicable after the date of 
        enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall file a map and a 
        legal description of each wilderness area designated by this 
        Act with--
                    (A) the Committee on Resources of the House of 
                Representatives; and
                    (B) the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources 
                of the Senate.
            (2) Force of law.--A map and legal description filed 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) Public availability.--Each map and legal description 
        filed under paragraph (1) shall be filed and made available for 
        public inspection in the Office of the Director of the Bureau 
        of Land Management.

SEC. 202. ADMINISTRATION.

    Subject to valid rights in existence on the date of enactment of 
this Act, each wilderness area designated under this Act shall be 
administered by the Secretary in accordance with--
            (1) the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 
        U.S.C. 1701 et seq.); and
            (2) the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.).

SEC. 203. STATE SCHOOL TRUST LAND WITHIN WILDERNESS AREAS.

    (a) In General.--Subject to subsection (b), if State-owned land is 
included in an area designated by this Act as a wilderness area, the 
Secretary shall offer to exchange land owned by the United States in 
the State of approximately equal value in accordance with section 
603(c) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 
1782(c)) and section 5(a) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1134(a)).
    (b) Mineral Interests.--The Secretary shall not transfer any 
mineral interests under subsection (a) unless the State transfers to 
the Secretary any mineral interests in land designated by this Act as a 
wilderness area.

SEC. 204. WATER.

    (a) Reservation.--
            (1) Water for wilderness areas.--
                    (A) In general.--With respect to each wilderness 
                area designated by this Act, Congress reserves a 
                quantity of water determined by the Secretary to be 
                sufficient for the wilderness area.
                    (B) Priority date.--The priority date of a right 
                reserved under subparagraph (A) shall be the date of 
                enactment of this Act.
            (2) Protection of rights.--The Secretary and other officers 
        and employees of the United States shall take any steps 
        necessary to protect the rights reserved by paragraph (1)(A), 
        including the filing of a claim for the quantification of the 
        rights in any present or future appropriate stream adjudication 
        in the courts of the State--
                    (A) in which the United States is or may be joined; 
                and
                    (B) that is conducted in accordance with section 
                208 of the Department of Justice Appropriation Act, 
                1953 (66 Stat. 560, chapter 651).
    (b) Prior Rights Not Affected.--Nothing in this Act relinquishes or 
reduces any water rights reserved or appropriated by the United States 
in the State on or before the date of enactment of this Act.
    (c) Administration.--
            (1) Specification of rights.--The Federal water rights 
        reserved by this Act are specific to the wilderness areas 
        designated by this Act.
            (2) No precedent established.--Nothing in this Act related 
        to reserved Federal water rights--
                    (A) shall establish a precedent with regard to any 
                future designation of water rights; or
                    (B) shall affect the interpretation of any other 
                Act or any designation made under any other Act.

SEC. 205. ROADS.

    (a) Setbacks.--
            (1) Measurement in general.--A setback under this section 
        shall be measured from the center line of the road.
            (2) Wilderness on 1 side of roads.--Except as provided in 
        subsection (b), a setback for a road with wilderness on only 1 
        side shall be set at--
                    (A) 300 feet from a paved Federal or State highway;
                    (B) 100 feet from any other paved road or high 
                standard dirt or gravel road; and
                    (C) 30 feet from any other road.
            (3) Wilderness on both sides of roads.--Except as provided 
        in subsection (b), a setback for a road with wilderness on both 
        sides (including cherry-stems or roads separating 2 wilderness 
        units) shall be set at--
                    (A) 200 feet from a paved Federal or State highway;
                    (B) 40 feet from any other paved road or high 
                standard dirt or gravel road; and
                    (C) 10 feet from any other roads.
    (b) Setback Exceptions.--
            (1) Well-defined topographical barriers.--If, between the 
        road and the boundary of a setback area described in paragraph 
        (2) or (3) of subsection (a), there is a well-defined cliff 
        edge, stream bank, or other topographical barrier, the 
        Secretary shall use the barrier as the wilderness boundary.
            (2) Fences.--If, between the road and the boundary of a 
        setback area specified in paragraph (2) or (3) of subsection 
        (a), there is a fence running parallel to a road, the Secretary 
        shall use the fence as the wilderness boundary if, in the 
        opinion of the Secretary, doing so would result in a more 
        manageable boundary.
            (3) Deviations from setback areas.--
                    (A) Exclusion of disturbances from wilderness 
                boundaries.--In cases where there is an existing 
                livestock development, dispersed camping area, borrow 
                pit, or similar disturbance within 100 feet of a road 
                that forms part of a wilderness boundary, the Secretary 
                may delineate the boundary so as to exclude the 
                disturbance from the wilderness area.
                    (B) Limitation on exclusion of disturbances.--The 
                Secretary shall make a boundary adjustment under 
                subparagraph (A) only if the Secretary determines that 
                doing so is consistent with wilderness management 
                goals.
                    (C) Deviations restricted to minimum necessary.--
                Any deviation under this paragraph from the setbacks 
                required under in paragraph (2) or (3) of subsection 
                (a) shall be the minimum necessary to exclude the 
                disturbance.
    (c) Delineation Within Setback Area.--The Secretary may delineate a 
wilderness boundary at a location within a setback under paragraph (2) 
or (3) of subsection (a) if, as determined by the Secretary, the 
delineation would enhance wilderness management goals.

SEC. 206. LIVESTOCK.

    Within the wilderness areas designated under title I, the grazing 
of livestock authorized on the date of enactment of this Act shall be 
permitted to continue subject to such reasonable regulations and 
procedures as the Secretary considers necessary, as long as the 
regulations and procedures are consistent with--
            (1) the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.); and
            (2) section 101(f) of the Arizona Desert Wilderness Act of 
        1990 (Public Law 101-628; 104 Stat. 4469).

SEC. 207. FISH AND WILDLIFE.

    Nothing in this Act affects the jurisdiction of the State with 
respect to wildlife and fish on the public land located in the State.

SEC. 208. MANAGEMENT OF NEWLY ACQUIRED LAND.

    Any land within the boundaries of a wilderness area designated 
under this Act that is acquired by the Federal Government shall--
            (1) become part of the wilderness area in which the land is 
        located; and
            (2) be managed in accordance with this Act and other laws 
        applicable to wilderness areas.

SEC. 209. WITHDRAWAL.

    Subject to valid rights existing on the date of enactment of this 
Act, the Federal land referred to in title I is withdrawn from all 
forms of--
            (1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under public law;
            (2) location, entry, and patent under mining law; and
            (3) disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral and 
        geothermal leasing or mineral materials.

SEC. 210. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    There is authorized to be appropriated such sums as are necessary 
to carry out this Act.
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