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115th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 6546

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


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             July 26, 2018

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

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                                 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 
2018''.

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 existing 
                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 leasing, geothermal 
                        leasing, or mineral materials.''.
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