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Introduced in House (03/15/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1215


To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to make technical corrections to the segment designations for the Chetco River, Oregon.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 15, 2013

Mr. DeFazio (for himself, Mr. Blumenauer, and Ms. Bonamici) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to make technical corrections to the segment designations for the Chetco River, Oregon.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Chetco River Protection Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Technical Corrections to the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.

Section 3(a)(69) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)(69)) is amended—

(1) by inserting before “The 44.5-mile” the following:

    “(A) DESIGNATIONS.—”;

(2) by redesignating subparagraphs (A), (B), and (C) as clauses (i), (ii), and (iii), respectively;

(3) in clause (i), as redesignated—

(A) by striking “25.5-mile” and inserting “27.5-mile”; and

(B) by striking “Boulder Creek at the Kalmiopsis Wilderness boundary” and inserting “Mislatnah Creek”;

(4) in clause (ii), as redesignated—

(A) by striking “8” and inserting “7.5”;

(B) by striking “Boulder Creek” and inserting “Mislatnah Creek”; and

(C) by striking “Steel Bridge” and inserting “Eagle Creek”;

(5) in clause (iii), as redesignated—

(A) by striking “11” and inserting “9.5”; and

(B) by striking “Steel Bridge” and inserting “Eagle Creek”; and

(6) by adding at the end the following:

    “(B) WITHDRAWAL.—Subject to valid rights, the Federal land within the boundaries of the river segments designated by subparagraph (A), is withdrawn from all forms of—

    “(i) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws;

    “(ii) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and

    “(iii) disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral materials.”.