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                                                       Calendar No. 725
115th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                 S. 32

                          [Report No. 115-421]

  To provide for conservation, enhanced recreation opportunities, and 
 development of renewable energy in the California Desert Conservation 
                     Area, and for other purposes.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                            January 5, 2017

 Mrs. Feinstein (for herself and Ms. Harris) introduced the following 
bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and 
                           Natural Resources

                            December 6, 2018

              Reported by Ms. Murkowski, with an amendment
 [Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed 
                               in italic]

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
  To provide for conservation, enhanced recreation opportunities, and 
 development of renewable energy in the California Desert Conservation 
                     Area, and for other purposes.

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

<DELETED>SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the 
``California Desert Protection and Recreation Act of 2017''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents of this Act 
is as follows:</DELETED>

<DELETED>Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.
    <DELETED>TITLE I--CALIFORNIA DESERT CONSERVATION AND RECREATION

<DELETED>Sec. 101. California Desert conservation and recreation.
<DELETED>Sec. 102. Visitor center.
<DELETED>Sec. 103. California State school land.
<DELETED>Sec. 104. Designation of wild and scenic rivers.
<DELETED>Sec. 105. Conforming amendments.
   <DELETED>TITLE II--DEVELOPMENT OF RENEWABLE ENERGY ON PUBLIC LAND

<DELETED>Sec. 201. Definitions.
<DELETED>Sec. 202. Disposition of revenues.

         <DELETED>TITLE I--CALIFORNIA DESERT CONSERVATION AND 
                          RECREATION</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 101. CALIFORNIA DESERT CONSERVATION AND 
              RECREATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Public Law 103-433 (16 U.S.C. 410aaa et 
seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:</DELETED>

              <DELETED>``TITLE XIII--WILDERNESS</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1301. DESIGNATION OF WILDERNESS AREAS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Designation of Wilderness Areas To Be Administered 
by the Bureau of Land Management.--In accordance with the Wilderness 
Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.) and sections 601 and 603 of the Federal 
Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1781, 1782), the 
following land in the State is designated as wilderness areas and as 
components of the National Wilderness Preservation System:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Avawatz mountains wilderness.--Certain land 
        in the Conservation Area administered by the Director of the 
        Bureau of Land Management, comprising approximately 87,700 
        acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Avawatz 
        Mountains Proposed Wilderness' and dated September 9, 2014, to 
        be known as the `Avawatz Mountains Wilderness'.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Golden valley wilderness.--Certain land in 
        the Conservation Area administered by the Director of the 
        Bureau of Land Management, comprising approximately 1,250 
        acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Golden Valley 
        Proposed Wilderness Additions' and dated February 20, 2016, 
        which shall be considered to be part of the `Golden Valley 
        Wilderness'.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Great falls basin wilderness.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--Certain land in the 
                Conservation Area administered by the Director of the 
                Bureau of Land Management, comprising approximately 
                7,870 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled 
                `Great Falls Basin Proposed Wilderness' and dated 
                October 26, 2009, to be known as the `Great Falls Basin 
                Wilderness'.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Limitations.--Designation of the 
                wilderness under subparagraph (A) shall not establish a 
                Class I Airshed under the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7401 
                et seq.).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Kingston range wilderness.--Certain land in 
        the Conservation Area administered by the Bureau of Land 
        Management, comprising approximately 53,320 acres, as generally 
        depicted on the map entitled `Kingston Range Proposed 
        Wilderness Additions' and dated July 15, 2009, which shall be 
        considered to be a part of the `Kingston Range 
        Wilderness'.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) Soda mountains wilderness.--Certain land in 
        the Conservation Area, administered by the Bureau of Land 
        Management, comprising approximately 79,990 acres, as generally 
        depicted on the map entitled `Soda Mountains Proposed 
        Wilderness' and dated September 12, 2014, to be known as the 
        `Soda Mountains Wilderness'.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Designation of Wilderness Areas To Be Administered 
by the National Park Service.--In accordance with the Wilderness Act 
(16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.) and sections 601 and 603 of the Federal Land 
Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1781, 1782), the following 
land in the State is designated as wilderness areas and as components 
of the National Wilderness Preservation System:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Death valley national park wilderness 
        additions-north eureka valley.--Certain land in the 
        Conservation Area administered by the Director of the National 
        Park Service, comprising approximately 11,496 acres, as 
        generally depicted on the map entitled `Death Valley National 
        Park Proposed Wilderness Area-North Eureka Valley', numbered 
        143/100,082C, and dated October 7, 2014, which shall be 
        considered to be a part of the Death Valley National Park 
        Wilderness.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Death valley national park wilderness 
        additions-ibex.--Certain land in the Conservation Area 
        administered by the Director of the National Park Service, 
        comprising approximately 23,650 acres, as generally depicted on 
        the map entitled `Death Valley National Park Proposed 
        Wilderness Area-Ibex', numbered 143/100,081C, and dated October 
        7, 2014, which shall be considered to be a part of the Death 
        Valley National Park Wilderness.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Death valley national park wilderness 
        additions-panamint valley.--Certain land in the Conservation 
        Area administered by the Director of the National Park Service, 
        comprising approximately 4,807 acres, as generally depicted on 
        the map entitled `Death Valley National Park Proposed 
        Wilderness Area-Panamint Valley', numbered 143/100,083C, and 
        dated October 7, 2014, which shall be considered to be a part 
        of the Death Valley National Park Wilderness.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Death valley national park wilderness 
        additions-warm springs.--Certain land in the Conservation Area 
        administered by the Director of the National Park Service, 
        comprising approximately 10,485 acres, as generally depicted on 
        the map entitled `Death Valley National Park Proposed 
        Wilderness Area-Warm Spring Canyon/Galena Canyon', numbered 
        143/100,084C, and dated October 7, 2014, which shall be 
        considered to be a part of the Death Valley National Park 
        Wilderness.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) Death valley national park wilderness 
        additions-axe head.--Certain land in the Conservation Area 
        administered by the Director of the National Park Service, 
        comprising approximately 8,638 acres, as generally depicted on 
        the map entitled `Death Valley National Park Proposed 
        Wilderness Area-Axe Head', numbered 143/100,085C, and dated 
        October 7, 2014, which shall be considered to be a part of the 
        Death Valley National Park Wilderness.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) Death valley national park wilderness 
        additions-bowling alley.--Certain land in the Conservation Area 
        administered by the Director of the Bureau of Land Management, 
        comprising approximately 32,520 acres, as generally depicted on 
        the map entitled `Death Valley National Park Proposed 
        Wilderness Area-Bowling Alley', numbered 143/100,086C, and 
        dated October 7, 2014, which shall be considered to be a part 
        of the Death Valley National Park Wilderness.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Designation of Wilderness Area To Be Administered by 
the Forest Service.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--In accordance with the 
        Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), the land in the State 
        described in paragraph (2) is designated as a wilderness area 
        and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation 
        System.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Description of land.--The land referred to 
        in paragraph (1) is certain land in the San Bernardino National 
        Forest, comprising approximately 7,141 acres, as generally 
        depicted on the map entitled `Proposed Sand to Snow National 
        Monument' and dated August 29, 2014, which shall considered to 
        be a part of the San Gorgonio Wilderness.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Fire management and related activities.--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--The Secretary may carry 
                out such activities in the wilderness area designated 
                by paragraph (1) as are necessary for the control of 
                fire, insects, and disease, in accordance with section 
                4(d)(1) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(1)) 
                and House Report 98-40 of the 98th Congress.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Funding priorities.--Nothing in this 
                subsection limits the provision of any funding for fire 
                or fuel management in the wilderness area designated by 
                paragraph (1).</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) Revision and development of local 
                fire management plans.--As soon as practicable after 
                the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary 
                shall amend the local fire management plans that apply 
                to the wilderness area designated by paragraph 
                (1).</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) Administration.--In accordance with 
                subparagraph (A) and other applicable Federal law, to 
                ensure a timely and efficient response to fire 
                emergencies in the wilderness area designated by 
                paragraph (1), the Secretary shall--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) not later than 1 year after 
                        the date of enactment of this title, establish 
                        agency approval procedures (including 
                        appropriate delegations of authority to the 
                        Forest Supervisor, District Manager, or other 
                        agency officials) for responding to fire 
                        emergencies in the wilderness area designated 
                        by paragraph (1); and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) enter into agreements with 
                        appropriate State or local firefighting 
                        agencies relating to that wilderness 
                        area.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1302. MANAGEMENT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Adjacent Management.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--Nothing in this title creates 
        any protective perimeter or buffer zone around the wilderness 
        areas designated by section 1301.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Activities outside wilderness areas.--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--The fact that an 
                activity (including military activities) or use on land 
                outside a wilderness area designated by section 1301 
                can be seen or heard within the wilderness area shall 
                not preclude or restrict the activity or use outside 
                the boundary of the wilderness area.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Effect on nonwilderness 
                activities.--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) In general.--In any 
                        permitting proceeding (including a review under 
                        the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
                        (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.)) conducted with 
                        respect to a project described in clause (ii) 
                        that is formally initiated through a notice in 
                        the Federal Register before December 31, 2013, 
                        the consideration of any visual, noise, or 
                        other impacts of the project on a wilderness 
                        area designated by section 1301 shall be 
                        conducted based on the status of the area 
                        before designation as wilderness.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) Description of projects.--A 
                        project referred to in clause (i) is a 
                        renewable energy project or associated energy 
                        transport facility project--</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(I) for which the Bureau 
                                of Land Management has received a 
                                right-of-way use application on or 
                                before the date of enactment of this 
                                title; and</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(II) that is located 
                                outside the boundary of a wilderness 
                                area designated by section 
                                1301.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) No additional regulation.--Nothing in this 
        title requires additional regulation of activities on land 
        outside the boundary of the wilderness areas.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Effect on military operations.--Nothing in 
        this title alters any authority of the Secretary of Defense to 
        conduct any military operations at desert installations, 
        facilities, and ranges of the State that are authorized under 
        any other provision of law.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) Effect on utility facilities and rights-of-
        way.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--Subject to paragraph 
                (2), nothing in this title terminates or precludes the 
                renewal or reauthorization of any valid existing right-
                of-way or customary operation, maintenance, repair, 
                upgrading, or replacement activities in a right-of-way, 
                issued, granted, or permitted to the Southern 
                California Edison Company or predecessors, successors, 
                or assigns of the Southern California Edison Company 
                that is located on land included in the San Gorgonio 
                Wilderness Area or the Sand to Snow National 
                Monument.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Limitation.--The activities 
                described in subparagraph (A) shall be conducted in a 
                manner that minimizes the impact of the activities 
                resources of the San Gorgonio Wilderness Area or the 
                Sand to Snow National Monument.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) Applicable law.--In accordance with 
                the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 
                U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), any approval required for an 
                increase in the voltage of the Coachella distribution 
                circuit shall require consideration of alternative 
                alignments, including alignments adjacent to State 
                Route 62.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Maps; Legal Descriptions.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--As soon as practicable after 
        the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary shall file a 
        map and legal description of each wilderness area and 
        wilderness addition designated by section 1301 with--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the Committee on Natural Resources 
                of the House of Representatives; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) the Committee on Energy and Natural 
                Resources of the Senate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(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 title, except that the Secretary may 
        correct errors in the maps and legal descriptions.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Public availability.--Each map and legal 
        description filed under paragraph (1) shall be filed and made 
        available for public inspection in the appropriate office of 
        the Secretary.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Administration.--Subject to valid existing rights, 
the land designated as wilderness or as a wilderness addition by 
section 1301 shall be administered by the Secretary in accordance with 
this Act and the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), except that 
any reference in that Act to the effective date shall be considered to 
be a reference to the date of enactment of this title.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1303. RELEASE OF WILDERNESS STUDY AREAS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Finding.--Congress finds that, for purposes of 
section 603 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 
U.S.C. 1782), any portion of a wilderness study area described in 
subsection (b) that is not designated as a wilderness area or 
wilderness addition by section 1301 or any other Act enacted before the 
date of enactment of this title has been adequately studied for 
wilderness.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Description of Study Areas.--The study areas 
referred to in subsection (a) are--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) the Cady Mountains Wilderness Study 
        Area;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) the Kingston Range Wilderness Study 
        Area;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) the Avawatz Mountain Wilderness Study 
        Area;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) the Death Valley National Park Boundary and 
        Wilderness 17 Wilderness Study Area;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) the Great Falls Basin Wilderness Study Area; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) the Soda Mountains Wilderness Study 
        Area.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Release.--Any portion of a wilderness study area 
described in subsection (b) that is not designated as a wilderness area 
or wilderness addition by section 1301 is no longer subject to section 
603(c) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 
1782(c)).</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1304. TREATMENT OF CHERRY-STEMMED ROADS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Definition of Cherry-Stemmed Road.--In this section, 
the term `cherry-stemmed road' means a road or trail, as generally 
depicted on the maps described in section 1301, that is--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) excluded from a wilderness area or 
        wilderness addition designated by that section; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) within a nonwilderness corridor having 
        designated wilderness on both sides.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Prohibition on Closure or Travel Restrictions on 
Cherry-Stemmed Roads.--The Secretary shall not--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) close any cherry-stemmed road that is open 
        to the public as of the date of enactment of this 
        title;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) prohibit motorized access on a cherry-
        stemmed road that is open to the public for motorized access as 
        of the date of enactment of this title; or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) prohibit mechanized access on a cherry-
        stemmed road that is open to the public for mechanized access 
        as of the date of enactment of this title.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Resource Protection or Public Safety Exceptions.--
Subsection (b) shall not apply to a cherry-stemmed road if the 
Secretary determines that a closure or traffic restriction of the 
cherry-stemmed road is necessary for purposes of significant resource 
protection or public safety.</DELETED>

 <DELETED>``TITLE XIV--DESIGNATION OF SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREA</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1401. DEFINITIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``In this title:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Management area.--The term `Management Area' 
        means the Vinagre Wash Special Management Area.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Map.--The term `map' means the map entitled 
        `Vinagre Wash Proposed Special Management Area' and dated 
        November 10, 2009.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Public land.--The term `public land' has the 
        meaning given the term `public lands' in section 103 of the 
        Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 
        1702).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Secretary.--The term `Secretary' means the 
        Secretary of the Interior.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1402. VINAGRE WASH SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREA.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Establishment.--There is established the Vinagre 
Wash Special Management Area in the State, to be managed by the El 
Centro Field Office and the Yuma Field Office of the Bureau of Land 
Management.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Purpose.--The purpose of the Management Area is to 
conserve, protect, and enhance--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) the plant and wildlife values of the 
        Management Area; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) the outstanding and nationally significant 
        ecological, geological, scenic, recreational, archaeological, 
        cultural, historic, and other resources of the Management 
        Area.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Boundaries.--The Management Area shall consist of 
the public land in Imperial County, California, comprising 
approximately 81,880 acres, as generally depicted on the map.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Map; Legal Description.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--As soon as practicable, but not 
        later than 3 years, after the date of enactment of this title, 
        the Secretary shall submit a map and legal description of the 
        Management Area to--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the Committee on Natural Resources 
                of the House of Representatives; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) the Committee on Energy and Natural 
                Resources of the Senate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Effect.--The map and legal description 
        submitted under paragraph (1) shall have the same force and 
        effect as if included in this title, except that the Secretary 
        may correct any errors in the map and legal 
        description.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Availability.--Copies of the map submitted 
        under paragraph (1) shall be on file and available for public 
        inspection in--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the Office of the Director of the 
                Bureau of Land Management; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) the appropriate office of the Bureau 
                of Land Management in the State.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1403. MANAGEMENT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--The Secretary shall allow hiking, 
camping, hunting, and sightseeing and the use of motorized vehicles, 
mountain bikes, and horses on designated routes in the Management Area 
in a manner that--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) is consistent with the purpose of the 
        Management Area described in section 1402(b);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) ensures public health and safety; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) is consistent with all applicable laws 
        (including regulations) and the Desert Renewable Energy 
        Conservation Plan.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Off-Highway Vehicle Use.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--Subject to paragraphs (2) and 
        (3) and all other applicable laws, the use of off-highway 
        vehicles shall be permitted on routes in the Management Area 
        generally depicted on the map.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Closure.--The Secretary may temporarily 
        close or permanently reroute a portion of a route described in 
        paragraph (1)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) to prevent, or allow for restoration 
                of, resource damage;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) to protect tribal cultural 
                resources, including the resources identified in the 
                tribal cultural resources management plan developed 
                under section 1805(c);</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) to address public safety concerns; 
                or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) as otherwise required by 
                law.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Designation of additional routes.--During 
        the 3-year period beginning on the date of enactment of this 
        title, the Secretary--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) shall accept petitions from the 
                public regarding additional routes for off-highway 
                vehicles; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) may designate additional routes that 
                the Secretary determines--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) would provide significant or 
                        unique recreational opportunities; 
                        and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) are consistent with the 
                        purposes of the Management Area.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, all 
Federal land within the Management Area is withdrawn from--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) all forms of entry, appropriation, or 
        disposal under the public land laws;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) location, entry, and patent under the mining 
        laws; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) right-of-way, leasing, or disposition under 
        all laws relating to--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) minerals; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) solar, wind, and geothermal 
                energy.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) No Buffers.--The establishment of the Management 
Area shall not--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) create a protective perimeter or buffer zone 
        around the Management Area; or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) preclude uses or activities outside the 
        Management Area that are permitted under other applicable laws, 
        even if the uses or activities are prohibited within the 
        Management Area.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Notice of Available Routes.--The Secretary shall 
ensure that visitors to the Management Area have access to adequate 
notice relating to the availability of designated routes in the 
Management Area through--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) the placement of appropriate signage along 
        the designated routes;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) the distribution of maps, safety education 
        materials, and other information that the Secretary determines 
        to be appropriate; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) restoration of areas that are not designated 
        as open routes, including vertical mulching.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Stewardship.--The Secretary, in consultation with 
Indian tribes and other interests, shall develop a program to provide 
opportunities for monitoring and stewardship of the Management Area to 
minimize environmental impacts and prevent resource damage from 
recreational use, including volunteer assistance with--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) route signage;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) restoration of closed routes;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) protection of Management Area resources; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) recreation education.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(g) Protection of Tribal Cultural Resources.--Not later 
than 2 years after the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary, 
in accordance with chapter 2003 of title 54, United States Code, and 
any other applicable law, shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) prepare and complete a tribal cultural 
        resources survey of the Management Area; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) consult with the Quechan Indian Nation and 
        other Indian tribes demonstrating ancestral, cultural, or other 
        ties to the resources within the Management Area on the 
        development and implementation of the tribal cultural resources 
        survey under paragraph (1).</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1404. POTENTIAL WILDERNESS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Protection of Wilderness Character.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--The Secretary shall manage the 
        Federal land in the Management Area described in paragraph (2) 
        in a manner that preserves the character of the land for the 
        eventual inclusion of the land in the National Wilderness 
        Preservation System.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Description of land.--The Federal land 
        described in this paragraph is--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the approximately 10,860 acres of 
                land, as generally depicted as the Indian Pass 
                Additions on the map entitled `Vinagre Wash Proposed 
                Special Management Area' and dated November 10, 
                2009;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) the approximately 17,250 acres of 
                land, as generally depicted as Milpitas Wash Potential 
                Wilderness on the map entitled `Vinagre Wash Proposed 
                Special Management Area' and dated November 10, 
                2009;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) the approximately 11,840 acres of 
                land, as generally depicted as Buzzards Peak Potential 
                Wilderness on the map entitled `Vinagre Wash Proposed 
                Special Management Area' and dated November 10, 2009; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) the approximately 9,350 acres of 
                land, as generally depicted as Palo Verde Mountains 
                Potential Wilderness on the map entitled `Vinagre Wash 
                Proposed Special Management Area' and dated November 
                10, 2009.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Use of land.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Military uses.--The Secretary shall 
                manage the Federal land in the Management Area 
                described in paragraph (2) in a manner that is 
                consistent with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et 
                seq.), except that the Secretary may authorize use of 
                the land by the Secretary of the Navy for Naval Special 
                Warfare Tactical Training, including long-range small 
                unit training and navigation, vehicle concealment, and 
                vehicle sustainment training, in accordance with 
                applicable Federal laws.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Prohibited uses.--The following 
                shall be prohibited on the Federal land described in 
                paragraph (2):</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) Permanent roads.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) Commercial 
                        enterprises.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) Except as necessary to 
                        meet the minimum requirements for the 
                        administration of the Federal land and to 
                        protect public health and safety--</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(I) the use of 
                                mechanized vehicles; and</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(II) the establishment 
                                of temporary roads.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Wilderness designation.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--The Federal land 
                described in paragraph (2) shall be designated as 
                wilderness and as a component of the National 
                Wilderness Preservation System on the date on which the 
                Secretary, in consultation with the Secretary of 
                Defense, publishes a notice in the Federal Register 
                that all activities on the Federal land that are 
                incompatible with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et 
                seq.) have terminated.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Designation.--On designation of the 
                Federal land under clause (i)--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) the land described in 
                        paragraph (2)(A) shall be incorporated in, and 
                        shall be considered to be a part of, the Indian 
                        Pass Wilderness;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) the land described in 
                        paragraph (2)(B) shall be designated as the 
                        `Milpitas Wash Wilderness';</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) the land described in 
                        paragraph (2)(C) shall be designated as the 
                        `Buzzard Peak Wilderness'; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iv) the land described in 
                        paragraph (2)(D) shall be incorporated in, and 
                        shall be considered to be a part of, the Palo 
                        Verde Mountains Wilderness.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Administration of Wilderness.--Subject to valid 
existing rights, the land designated as wilderness or as a wilderness 
addition by this title shall be administered by the Secretary in 
accordance with this Act and the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et 
seq.).</DELETED>

     <DELETED>``TITLE XV--NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM ADDITIONS</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1501. DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK BOUNDARY 
              REVISION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--The boundary of Death Valley National 
Park is adjusted to include--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) the approximately 33,000 acres of Bureau of 
        Land Management land in Inyo County, California, abutting the 
        southern end of the Death Valley National Park that lies 
        between Death Valley National Park to the north and Ft. Irwin 
        Military Reservation to the south and which runs approximately 
        34 miles from west to east, as depicted on the map entitled 
        `Death Valley National Park Proposed Boundary Addition-Bowling 
        Alley', numbered 143/100,080C, and dated October 7, 2014; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) the approximately 6,369 acres of Bureau of 
        Land Management land in Inyo County, California, located in the 
        northeast area of Death Valley National Park that is within, 
        and surrounded by, land under the jurisdiction of the Director 
        of the National Park Service, as depicted on the map entitled 
        `Death Valley National Park Proposed Boundary Addition-Crater', 
        numbered 143/100,079C, and dated October 7, 2014.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Availability of Map.--The maps described in 
paragraphs (1) and (2) of subsection (a) shall be on file and available 
for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park 
Service.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Administration.--The Secretary of the Interior 
(referred to in this title as the `Secretary') shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) administer any land added to Death Valley 
        National Park under subsection (a)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) as part of Death Valley National 
                Park; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) in accordance with applicable laws 
                (including regulations); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) not later than 180 days after the date of 
        enactment of this title, develop a memorandum of understanding 
        with Inyo County, California, permitting ongoing access and use 
        to existing gravel pits along Saline Valley Road within Death 
        Valley National Park for road maintenance and repairs in 
        accordance with applicable laws (including 
        regulations).</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1502. MOJAVE NATIONAL PRESERVE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``The boundary of the Mojave National Preserve is adjusted 
to include the 25 acres of Bureau of Land Management land in Baker, 
California, as depicted on the map entitled `Mojave National Preserve 
Proposed Boundary Addition', numbered 170/100,199, and dated August 
2009.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1503. JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK BOUNDARY 
              REVISION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--The boundary of the Joshua Tree 
National Park is adjusted to include--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) the 2,879 acres of land managed by Director 
        of the Bureau of Land Management that are contiguous at several 
        different places to the northern boundaries of Joshua Tree 
        National Park in the northwest section of the Park, as depicted 
        on the map entitled `Joshua Tree National Park Proposed 
        Boundary Additions', numbered 156/100,077, and dated August 
        2009; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) the 1,639 acres of land to be acquired from 
        the Mojave Desert Land Trust that are contiguous at several 
        different places to the northern boundaries of Joshua Tree 
        National Park in the northwest section of the Park, as depicted 
        on the map entitled `Mojave Desert Land Trust National Park 
        Service Additions', numbered 156/126,376, and dated September 
        2014.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Availability of Maps.--The map described in 
subsection (a) and the map depicting the 25 acres described in 
subsection (c)(2) shall be on file and available for public inspection 
in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Administration.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--The Secretary shall administer 
        any land added to the Joshua Tree National Park under 
        subsection (a) and the additional land described in paragraph 
        (2)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) as part of Joshua Tree National 
                Park; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) in accordance with applicable laws 
                (including regulations).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Description of additional land.--The 
        additional land referred to in paragraph (1) is the 25 acres of 
        land--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) depicted on the map entitled `Joshua 
                Tree National Park Boundary Adjustment Map', numbered 
                156/80,049, and dated April 1, 2003;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) added to Joshua Tree National Park 
                by the notice of the Department of the Interior of 
                August 28, 2003 (68 Fed. Reg. 51799); and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) more particularly described as lots 
                26, 27, 28, 33, and 34 in sec. 34, T. 1 N., R. 8 E., 
                San Bernardino Meridian.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Southern California Edison Company Energy Transport 
Facilities and Rights-of-Way.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--Nothing in this title 
        terminates any valid right-of-way for the customary operation, 
        maintenance, upgrade, repair, relocation within an existing 
        right-of-way, replacement, or other authorized energy transport 
        facility activities in a right-of-way issued, granted, or 
        permitted to the Southern California Edison Company or the 
        predecessors, successors, or assigns of the Southern California 
        Edison Company that is located on land described in paragraphs 
        (1) and (2) of subsection (a), including, at a minimum, the use 
        of mechanized vehicles, helicopters, or other aerial 
        devices.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Upgrades and replacements.--Nothing in this 
        title prohibits the upgrading or replacement of--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Southern California Edison Company 
                energy transport facilities, including the energy 
                transport facilities referred to as the Jellystone, 
                Burnt Mountain, Whitehorn, Allegra, and Utah 
                distribution circuits rights-of-way; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) an energy transport facility in 
                rights-of-way issued, granted, or permitted by the 
                Secretary adjacent to Southern California Edison Joshua 
                Tree Utility Facilities.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Publication of plans.--Not later than the 
        date that is 1 year after the date of enactment of this title 
        or the issuance of a new energy transport facility right-of-way 
        within the Joshua Tree National Park, whichever is earlier, the 
        Secretary, in consultation with the Southern California Edison 
        Company, shall publish plans for regular and emergency access 
        by the Southern California Edison Company to the rights-of-way 
        of the Southern California Edison Company within Joshua Tree 
        National Park.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1504. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as are 
necessary to carry out this title.</DELETED>

  <DELETED>``TITLE XVI--OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RECREATION AREAS</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1601. DESIGNATION OF OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RECREATION 
              AREAS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Designation.--In accordance with the Federal 
        Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) 
        and resource management plans developed under this title and 
        subject to valid rights, the following land within the 
        Conservation Area in San Bernardino County, California, is 
        designated as Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Areas:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Dumont dunes off-highway vehicle 
                recreation area.--Certain Bureau of Land Management 
                land in the Conservation Area, comprising approximately 
                7,630 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled 
                `Dumont Dunes Proposed National OHV Recreation Area' 
                and dated January 5, 2015, which shall be known as the 
                `Dumont Dunes Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation 
                Area'.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) El mirage off-highway vehicle 
                recreation area.--Certain Bureau of Land Management 
                land in the Conservation Area, comprising approximately 
                14,930 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled 
                `El Mirage Proposed National OHV Recreation Area' and 
                dated July 15, 2009, which shall be known as the `El 
                Mirage Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area'.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) Rasor off-highway vehicle recreation 
                area.--Certain Bureau of Land Management land in the 
                Conservation Area, comprising approximately 23,910 
                acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Rasor 
                Proposed National OHV Recreation Area' and dated July 
                15, 2009, which shall be known as the `Rasor Off-
                Highway Vehicle Recreation Area'.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) Spangler hills off-highway vehicle 
                recreation area.--Certain Bureau of Land Management 
                land in the Conservation Area, comprising approximately 
                56,140 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled 
                `Spangler Hills Proposed National OHV Recreation Area' 
                and dated February 19, 2016, which shall be known as 
                the `Spangler Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation 
                Area'.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) Stoddard valley off-highway vehicle 
                recreation area.--Certain Bureau of Land Management 
                land in the Conservation Area, comprising approximately 
                40,110 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled 
                `Stoddard Valley Proposed National OHV Recreation Area' 
                and dated July 16, 2009, which shall be known as the 
                `Stoddard Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation 
                Area'.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Redesignation and expansion of johnson 
        valley off-highway vehicle recreation area.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--The Johnson Valley Off-
                Highway Vehicle Recreation Area designated by section 
                2945 of the Military Construction Authorization Act for 
                Fiscal Year 2014 (division B of Public Law 113-66; 127 
                Stat. 1038)--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) is redesignated as the 
                        `Johnson Valley National Off-Highway Vehicle 
                        Recreation Area'; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) is expanded to include 
                        certain land as generally depicted on the map 
                        entitled `Proposed Johnson Valley Off-Highway 
                        Vehicle Recreation Area Additions' and dated 
                        September 27, 2016.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Relation to authorized navy use.--
                The redesignation of the Johnson Valley Off-Highway 
                Vehicle Recreation Area as the Johnson Valley National 
                Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area does not alter or 
                interfere with the rights and obligations of the Navy 
                regarding the use of portions of the Recreation Area as 
                provided in subtitle C of title XXIX of the Military 
                Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 
                (division B of Public Law 113-66; 127 Stat. 
                1034).</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) References.--Any reference in any 
                law, regulation, document, record, map, or other paper 
                of the United States to the Johnson Valley Off-Highway 
                Vehicle Recreation Area shall be deemed to be a 
                reference to the Johnson Valley National Off-Highway 
                Vehicle Recreation Area.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Purpose.--The purpose of the off-highway vehicle 
recreation areas designated or expanded under subsection (a) is to 
preserve and enhance the recreational opportunities within the 
Conservation Area (including opportunities for off-highway vehicle 
recreation), while conserving the wildlife and other natural resource 
values of the Conservation Area.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Maps and Descriptions.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Preparation and submission.--As soon as 
        practicable after the date of enactment of this title, the 
        Secretary shall file a map and legal description of each off-
        highway vehicle recreation area designated or expanded by 
        subsection (a) with--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the Committee on Natural Resources 
                of the House of Representatives; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) the Committee on Energy and Natural 
                Resources of the Senate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Legal effect.--The map and legal 
        descriptions of the off-highway vehicle recreation areas filed 
        under paragraph (1) shall have the same force and effect as if 
        included in this title, except that the Secretary may correct 
        errors in the map and legal descriptions.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Public availability.--Each map and legal 
        description filed under paragraph (1) shall be filed and made 
        available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of 
        the Bureau of Land Management.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Use of the Land.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Recreational activities.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--The Secretary shall 
                continue to authorize, maintain, and enhance the 
                recreational uses of the off-highway vehicle recreation 
                areas designated or expanded by subsection (a), 
                including off-highway recreation, hiking, camping, 
                hunting, mountain biking, sightseeing, rockhounding, 
                and horseback riding, as long as the recreational use 
                is consistent with this section and any other 
                applicable law.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Off-highway vehicle and off-highway 
                recreation.--To the extent consistent with applicable 
                Federal law (including regulations) and this section, 
                any authorized recreation activities and use 
                designations in effect on the date of enactment of this 
                title and applicable to the off-highway vehicle 
                recreation areas designated or expanded by subsection 
                (a) shall continue, including casual off-highway 
                vehicular use, racing, competitive events, rock 
                crawling, training, and other forms of off-highway 
                recreation.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Wildlife guzzlers.--Wildlife guzzlers shall 
        be allowed in the off-highway vehicle recreation areas 
        designated or expanded by subsection (a) in accordance with--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) applicable Bureau of Land Management 
                guidelines; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) State law.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Prohibited uses.--Commercial development 
        (including development of mining and energy facilities, but 
        excluding energy transport facilities, rights-of-way, and 
        related telecommunication facilities) shall be prohibited in 
        the off-highway vehicle recreation areas designated or expanded 
        by subsection (a) if the Secretary determines that the 
        development is incompatible with the purpose described in 
        subsection (b).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Administration.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--The Secretary shall administer 
        the off-highway vehicle recreation areas designated or expanded 
        by subsection (a) in accordance with--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) this title;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) the Federal Land Policy and 
                Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.); 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) any other applicable laws (including 
                regulations).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Management plan.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--As soon as practicable, 
                but not later than 3 years after the date of enactment 
                of this title, the Secretary shall--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) amend existing resource 
                        management plans applicable to the off-highway 
                        vehicle recreation areas designated or expanded 
                        by subsection (a); or</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) develop new management 
                        plans for each off-highway vehicle recreation 
                        area designated or expanded under that 
                        subsection.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Requirements.--All new or amended 
                plans under subparagraph (A) shall be designed to 
                preserve and enhance safe off-highway vehicle and other 
                recreational opportunities within the applicable 
                recreation area consistent with--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) the purpose described in 
                        subsection (b); and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) any applicable laws 
                        (including regulations).</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) Interim plans.--Pending completion 
                of a new management plan under subparagraph (A), the 
                existing resource management plans shall govern the use 
                of the applicable off-highway vehicle recreation 
                area.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Study.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--As soon as practicable, but not 
        later than 2 years, after the date of enactment of this title, 
        the Secretary shall complete a study to identify Bureau of Land 
        Management land within the Conservation Area that is suitable 
        for addition to the national off-highway vehicle recreation 
        areas designated or expanded by subsection (a).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Study areas.--The study required under 
        paragraph (1) shall include--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) certain Bureau of Land Management 
                land in the Conservation Area, comprising approximately 
                41,000 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled 
                `Spangler Hills Proposed Expansion Study Area' and 
                dated January 23, 2015;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) certain Bureau of Land Management 
                land in the Conservation Area, comprising approximately 
                680 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled 
                `El Mirage Proposed Expansion Study Area' and dated 
                January 21, 2015; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) certain Bureau of Land Management 
                land in the Conservation Area, comprising approximately 
                51,600 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled 
                `Johnson Valley Proposed Expansion Study Area' and 
                dated September 27, 2016.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Requirements.--In preparing the study under 
        paragraph (1), the Secretary shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) seek input from stakeholders, 
                including--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) the State, including--
                        </DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(I) the California 
                                Public Utilities Commission; 
                                and</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(II) the California 
                                Energy Commission;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) San Bernardino County, 
                        California;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) the public;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iv) recreational user 
                        groups;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(v) conservation 
                        organizations;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(vi) the Southern California 
                        Edison Company;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(vii) the Pacific Gas and 
                        Electric Company; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(viii) other Federal agencies, 
                        including the Department of Defense;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) explore the feasibility of--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) expanding the southern 
                        boundary of the off-highway vehicle recreation 
                        area described in subsection (a)(1)(C) to 
                        include previously disturbed land; 
                        and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) establishing a right-of-way 
                        for off-highway vehicle use in the areas 
                        identified in paragraph (2) to the extent 
                        necessary to connect the noncontiguous areas of 
                        the Johnson Valley National Off-Highway Vehicle 
                        Recreation Area;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) identify and exclude from 
                consideration any land that--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) is managed for conservation 
                        purposes;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) may be suitable for 
                        renewable energy development; or</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) may be necessary for 
                        energy transmission; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) not recommend or approve expansion 
                of national off-highway recreation areas within the 
                Conservation Area that collectively would exceed the 
                total acres administratively designated for off-highway 
                recreation within the Conservation Area as of the day 
                before the date of enactment of the National Defense 
                Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 (Public Law 113-
                66; 127 Stat. 672).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Applicable law.--The Secretary shall 
        consider the information and recommendations of the study 
        completed under paragraph (1) to determine the impacts of 
        expanding off-highway vehicle recreation areas designated or 
        expanded by subsection (a) on the Conservation Area, in 
        accordance with--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the National Environmental Policy 
                Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.);</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) the Endangered Species Act of 1973 
                (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.); and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) any other applicable law (including 
                regulations), plan, and the Desert Renewable Energy 
                Conservation Plan.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) Submission to congress.--On completion of 
        the study under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall submit the 
        study to--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the Committee on Natural Resources 
                of the House of Representatives; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) the Committee on Energy and Natural 
                Resources of the Senate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) Authorization for expansion.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--On completion of the 
                study under paragraph (1) and in accordance with all 
                applicable laws (including regulations), the Secretary 
                shall authorize the expansion of the off-highway 
                vehicle recreation areas recommended under the 
                study.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Management.--Any land within the 
                expanded areas under subparagraph (A) shall be managed 
                in accordance with this section.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(g) Southern California Edison Company Utility 
Facilities and Rights-of-Way.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Effect of title.--Nothing in this title--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) terminates any validly issued right-
                of-way for the customary operation, maintenance, 
                upgrade, repair, relocation within an existing right-
                of-way, replacement, or other authorized energy 
                transport facility activities (including the use of any 
                mechanized vehicle, helicopter, and other aerial 
                device) in a right-of-way issued, granted, or permitted 
                to Southern California Edison Company (including any 
                predecessor or successor in interest or assign) that is 
                located on land included in--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) the El Mirage Off-Highway 
                        Vehicle Recreation Area;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) the Spangler Hills National 
                        Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area; 
                        or</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) the Stoddard Valley 
                        National Off Highway Vehicle Recreation 
                        Area;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) affects the application, siting, 
                route selection, right-of-way acquisition, or 
                construction of the Coolwater-Lugo transmission 
                project, as may be approved by the California Public 
                Utilities Commission and the Bureau of Land Management; 
                or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) prohibits the upgrading or 
                replacement of any Southern California Edison Company--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) utility facility, including 
                        such a utility facility known on the date of 
                        enactment of this title as--</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(I) `Gale-PS 512 
                                transmission lines or rights-of-way'; 
                                or</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(II) `Patio, Jack Ranch, 
                                and Kenworth distribution circuits or 
                                rights-of-way'; or</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) energy transport facility 
                        in a right-of-way issued, granted, or permitted 
                        by the Secretary adjacent to a utility facility 
                        referred to in clause (i).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Plans for access.--The Secretary, in 
        consultation with the Southern California Edison Company, shall 
        publish plans for regular and emergency access by the Southern 
        California Edison Company to the rights-of-way of the Company 
        by the date that is 1 year after the later of--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the date of enactment of this title; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) the date of issuance of a new energy 
                transport facility right-of-way within--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) the El Mirage Off-Highway 
                        Vehicle Recreation Area;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) the Spangler Hills National 
                        Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area; 
                        or</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) the Stoddard Valley 
                        National Off Highway Vehicle Recreation 
                        Area.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(h) Pacific Gas and Electric Company Utility Facilities 
and Rights-of-Way.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Effect of title.--Nothing in this title--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) terminates any validly issued right-
                of-way for the customary operation, maintenance, 
                upgrade, repair, relocation within an existing right-
                of-way, replacement, or other authorized activity 
                (including the use of any mechanized vehicle, 
                helicopter, and other aerial device) in a right-of-way 
                issued, granted, or permitted to Pacific Gas and 
                Electric Company (including any predecessor or 
                successor in interest or assign) that is located on 
                land included in the Spangler Hills National Off-
                Highway Vehicle Recreation Area; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) prohibits the upgrading or 
                replacement of any--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) utility facilities of the 
                        Pacific Gas and Electric Company, including 
                        those utility facilities known on the date of 
                        enactment of this title as--</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(I) `Gas Transmission 
                                Line 311 or rights-of-way'; 
                                or</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(II) `Gas Transmission 
                                Line 372 or rights-of-way'; 
                                or</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) utility facilities of the 
                        Pacific Gas and Electric Company in rights-of-
                        way issued, granted, or permitted by the 
                        Secretary adjacent to a utility facility 
                        referred to in clause (i).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Plans for access.--Not later than 1 year 
        after the date of enactment of this title or the issuance of a 
        new utility facility right-of-way within the Spangler Hills 
        National Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area, whichever is 
        later, the Secretary, in consultation with the Pacific Gas and 
        Electric Company, shall publish plans for regular and emergency 
        access by the Pacific Gas and Electric Company to the rights-
        of-way of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company.</DELETED>

  <DELETED>``TITLE XVII--ALABAMA HILLS NATIONAL SCENIC AREA</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1701. DEFINITIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``In this title:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Management plan.--The term `management plan' 
        means the management plan for the National Scenic Area 
        developed under section 1703(a).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Map.--The term `Map' means the map entitled 
        `Proposed Alabama Hills National Scenic Area' and dated 
        September 8, 2014.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Motorized vehicle.--The term `motorized 
        vehicle' means a motorized or mechanized vehicle and includes, 
        when used by a utility, mechanized equipment, a helicopter, and 
        any other aerial device necessary to maintain electrical or 
        communications infrastructure.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) National scenic area.--The term `National 
        Scenic Area' means the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area 
        established by section 1702(a).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) Secretary.--The term `Secretary' means the 
        Secretary of the Interior.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) State.--The term `State' means the State of 
        California.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) Tribe.--The term `Tribe' means the Lone Pine 
        Paiute-Shoshone Tribe.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(8) Utility facility.--The term `utility 
        facility' means any existing or future--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) water system facility, including 
                aqueducts, streams, ditches, and canals;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) water facility, including flow 
                measuring stations, gauges, gates, valves, piping, 
                conduits, fencing, and electrical power and 
                communications devices and systems;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) electric generation facility, 
                electric storage facility, or overhead or underground 
                electrical supply system or communication system, 
                consisting of electric substations, electric lines, 
                poles and towers made of various materials, `H' frame 
                structures, guy wires and anchors, crossarms, wires, 
                underground conduits, cables, vaults, manholes, 
                handholes, above-ground enclosures, markers and 
                concrete pads, or other fixtures, appliances, or 
                communication circuits; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) other fixture, appliance, or 
                appurtenance that is--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) connected with a facility or 
                        system described in subparagraph (C);</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) necessary or convenient for 
                        the construction, operation, regulation, 
                        control, grounding, and maintenance of electric 
                        generation, storage, lines, and communication 
                        circuits; or</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) used for the purpose of--
                        </DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(I) transmitting 
                                information relating to this title; 
                                or</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(II) generating, 
                                storing, distributing, regulating, or 
                                controlling electric energy to be used 
                                for light, heat, power, communication, 
                                or other purposes.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1702. ALABAMA HILLS NATIONAL SCENIC AREA, 
              CALIFORNIA.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Establishment.--Subject to valid existing rights, 
there is established in Inyo County, California, the Alabama Hills 
National Scenic Area, to be comprised of the approximately 18,610 acres 
generally depicted on the Map as `National Scenic Area'.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Purpose.--The purpose of the National Scenic Area is 
to conserve, protect, and enhance for the benefit, use, and enjoyment 
of present and future generations the nationally significant scenic, 
cultural, geological, educational, biological, historical, 
recreational, cinematographic, and scientific resources of the National 
Scenic Area managed consistent with section 302(a) of the Federal Land 
Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1732(a)).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Map; Legal Descriptions.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--As soon as practicable after 
        the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary shall file a 
        map and a legal description of the National Scenic Area with--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the Committee on Energy and Natural 
                Resources of the Senate; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) the Committee on Natural Resources 
                of the House of Representatives.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Force of law.--The map and legal 
        descriptions filed under paragraph (1) shall have the same 
        force and effect as if included in this title, except that the 
        Secretary may correct any clerical and typographical errors in 
        the map and legal descriptions.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Public availability.--Each map and legal 
        description filed under paragraph (1) shall be on file and 
        available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of 
        the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Administration.--The Secretary shall manage the 
National Scenic Area--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) as a component of the National Landscape 
        Conservation System;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) so as not to impact the future continuing 
        operation and maintenance of any activities associated with 
        valid, existing rights, including water rights;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) in a manner that conserves, protects, and 
        enhances the resources and values of the National Scenic Area 
        described in subsection (b); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) in accordance with--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the Federal Land Policy and 
                Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et 
                seq.);</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) this title; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) any other applicable laws.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Management.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--The Secretary shall allow only 
        such uses of the National Scenic Area as the Secretary 
        determines would support the purposes of the National Scenic 
        Area as described in subsection (b).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Recreational activities.--Except as 
        otherwise provided in this title or other applicable law, or as 
        the Secretary determines to be necessary for public health and 
        safety, the Secretary shall allow existing recreational uses of 
        the National Scenic Area to continue, including hiking, 
        mountain biking, rock climbing, sightseeing, horseback riding, 
        hunting, fishing, and appropriate authorized motorized vehicle 
        use.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Motorized vehicles.--Except as otherwise 
        specified in this title, or as necessary for administrative 
        purposes or to respond to an emergency, the use of motorized 
        vehicles in the National Scenic Area shall be permitted only 
        on--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) roads and trails designated by the 
                Director of the Bureau of Land Management for use of 
                motorized vehicles as part of a management plan 
                sustaining a semiprimitive motorized experience; 
                or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) county-maintained roads in 
                accordance with applicable State and county 
                laws.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) No Buffer Zones.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--Nothing in this title creates a 
        protective perimeter or buffer zone around the National Scenic 
        Area.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Activities outside national scenic area.--
        The fact that an activity or use on land outside the National 
        Scenic Area can be seen or heard within the National Scenic 
        Area shall not preclude the activity or use outside the 
        boundaries of the National Scenic Area.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(g) Access.--The Secretary shall continue to provide 
private landowners adequate access to inholdings in the National Scenic 
Area.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(h) Filming.--Nothing in this title prohibits filming 
(including commercial film production, student filming, and still 
photography) within the National Scenic Area--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) subject to--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) such reasonable regulations, 
                policies, and practices as the Secretary considers to 
                be necessary; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) applicable law; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) in a manner consistent with the purposes 
        described in subsection (b).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(i) Fish and Wildlife.--Nothing in this title affects 
the jurisdiction or responsibilities of the State with respect to fish 
and wildlife.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(j) Livestock.--The grazing of livestock in the National 
Scenic Area, including grazing under the Alabama Hills allotment and 
the George Creek allotment, as established before the date of enactment 
of this title, shall be permitted to continue--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) subject to--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) such reasonable regulations, 
                policies, and practices as the Secretary considers to 
                be necessary; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) applicable law; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) in a manner consistent with the purposes 
        described in subsection (b).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(k) Overflights.--Nothing in this title restricts or 
precludes flights over the National Scenic Area or overflights that can 
be seen or heard within the National Scenic Area, including--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) transportation, sightseeing and filming 
        flights, general aviation planes, helicopters, hang gliders, 
        and balloonists, for commercial or recreational 
        purposes;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) low-level overflights of military 
        aircraft;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) flight testing and evaluation;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) the designation or creation of new units of 
        special use airspace, or the establishment of military flight 
        training routes, over the National Scenic Area; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) the use, including take-off and landing, of 
        helicopters and other aerial devices within valid rights-of-way 
        to construct or maintain energy transport facilities.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(l) Withdrawal.--Subject to the provisions of this title 
and valid rights in existence on the date of enactment of this title, 
including rights established by prior withdrawals, the Federal land 
within the National Scenic Area is withdrawn from all forms of--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the 
        public land laws;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) location, entry, and patent under the mining 
        laws; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) disposition under all laws pertaining to 
        mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral materials.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(m) Wildland Fire Operations.--Nothing in this title 
prohibits the Secretary, in cooperation with other Federal, State, and 
local agencies, as appropriate, from conducting wildland fire 
operations in the National Scenic Area, consistent with the purposes 
described in subsection (b).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(n) Grants; Cooperative Agreements.--The Secretary may 
make grants to, or enter into cooperative agreements with, State, 
tribal, and local governmental entities and private entities to conduct 
research, interpretation, or public education or to carry out any other 
initiative relating to the restoration, conservation, or management of 
the National Scenic Area.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(o) Air and Water Quality.--Nothing in this title 
modifies any standard governing air or water quality outside of the 
boundaries of the National Scenic Area.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(p) Utility Facilities and Rights-of-Way.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Effect of title.--Nothing in this title--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) affects the existence, use, 
                operation, maintenance (including vegetation control), 
                repair, construction, reconfiguration, expansion, 
                inspection, renewal, reconstruction, alteration, 
                addition, relocation, improvement, funding, removal, or 
                replacement of any utility facility or appurtenant 
                right-of-way within or adjacent to the National Scenic 
                Area;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) subject to subsection (e), affects 
                necessary or efficient access to utility facilities or 
                rights-of-way within or adjacent to the National Scenic 
                Area; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) precludes the Secretary from 
                authorizing the establishment of new utility facility 
                rights-of-way (including instream sites, routes, and 
                areas) within the National Scenic Area in a manner that 
                minimizes harm to the purpose of the National Scenic 
                Area as described in subsection (b)--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) in accordance with the 
                        National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 
                        U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and any other applicable 
                        law;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) subject to such terms and 
                        conditions as the Secretary determines to be 
                        appropriate; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) that are determined by the 
                        Secretary to be the only technical or feasible 
                        location, following consideration of 
                        alternatives within existing rights-of-way or 
                        outside of the National Scenic Area.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Management plan.--Consistent with this 
        title, the Management Plan shall establish plans for 
        maintenance of public utility and other rights-of-way within 
        the National Scenic Area.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1703. MANAGEMENT PLAN.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--Not later than 3 years after the date 
of enactment of this title, in accordance with subsections (b) and (c), 
the Secretary shall develop a comprehensive plan for the long-term 
management of the National Scenic Area.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Consultation.--In developing the management plan, 
the Secretary shall consult with--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) appropriate State, tribal, and local 
        governmental entities, including Inyo County, the Los Angeles 
        Department of Water and Power, and the Tribe;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) investor-owned utilities, including Southern 
        California Edison Company;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) the Alabama Hills Stewardship Group; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) members of the public.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Requirement.--In accordance with this title, the 
management plan shall establish plans for maintenance of public utility 
and other rights-of-way within the National Scenic Area.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Incorporation.--In developing the management plan, 
in accordance with this section, the Secretary shall allow, in 
perpetuity, casual use mining limited to the use of hand tools, metal 
detectors, hand-fed dry washers, vacuum cleaners, gold pans, small 
sluices, and similar items.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Interim Management.--Pending completion of the 
management plan, the Secretary shall manage the National Scenic Area in 
accordance with section 1702(b).</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1704. LAND TAKEN INTO TRUST FOR LONE PINE PAIUTE-
              SHOSHONE RESERVATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Trust Land.--As soon as practicable after the date 
of enactment of this title, the Secretary shall take the approximately 
132 acres of Federal land depicted on the Map as `Lone Pine Paiute-
Shoshone Reservation Addition' into trust for the benefit of the Tribe, 
subject to the conditions that--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) the land shall be subject to all easements, 
        covenants, conditions, restrictions, withdrawals, and other 
        matters of record in existence on the date of enactment of this 
        title; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) the Federal land over which the right-of-way 
        for the Los Angeles Aqueduct is located, generally described as 
        the 250-foot-wide right-of-way granted to the City of Los 
        Angeles pursuant to the Act of June 30, 1906 (34 Stat. 801, 
        chapter 3926), shall not be taken into trust for the 
        Tribe.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Reservation Land.--The land taken into trust 
pursuant to subsection (a) shall be considered to be a part of the 
reservation of the Tribe.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Gaming Prohibition.--Land taken into trust under 
subsection (a) shall not be eligible, or considered to have been taken 
into trust, for gaming (within the meaning of the Indian Gaming 
Regulatory Act (25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.)).</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1705. TRANSFER OF ADMINISTRATIVE 
              JURISDICTION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``Administrative jurisdiction over the approximately 40 
acres of Federal land depicted on the Map as `USFS Transfer to BLM' is 
transferred from the Forest Service to the Bureau of Land 
Management.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1706. PROTECTION OF SERVICES AND RECREATIONAL 
              OPPORTUNITIES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Effect of Title.--Nothing in this title limits the 
provision of any commercial service for existing or historic recreation 
use, as authorized by the permit process of the Bureau of Land 
Management.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Guided Recreational Opportunities.--Any valid 
existing commercial permit to exercise guided recreational 
opportunities for the public may continue as authorized on the day 
before the date of enactment of this title.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1707. LAND CONVEYANCE TO ELIMINATE ENCROACHMENT ON 
              PUBLIC LAND.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Definitions.--In this section:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Authorized offer period.--The term 
        `authorized offer period' means the 120-day period beginning on 
        the date on which the required appraisal of the Federal land is 
        completed under subsection (c).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Federal land.--The term `Federal land' means 
        the smallest parcel of land that--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the Secretary determines can be 
                reasonably described in legal language and 
                administered; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) encompasses construction completed 
                by Reginald Cook as of January 15, 2015, within the 
                approximately 4 acres of Bureau of Land Management land 
                identified on the map as the `Conveyance 
                Area'.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Map.--The term `map' means the map titled 
        `Proposed Conveyance Property', dated January 15, 2015, and on 
        file in the appropriate office of the Director of the Bureau of 
        Land Management.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Reginald cook.--The term `Reginald Cook' 
        means Mr. Reginald Cook, the owner of property adjacent to the 
        land identified on the map as the `Conveyance Area'.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Conveyance.--If, before the end of the authorized 
offer period, Reginald Cook submits to the Secretary an offer to 
acquire the Federal land consistent with subsections (d) and (e), the 
Secretary shall convey to Reginald Cook, subject to valid existing 
rights and on payment of the required consideration, all right, title, 
and interest of the United States in and to the surface estate of the 
Federal land.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Appraisal.--Not later than 120 days after the date 
of enactment of this title, the Secretary shall complete an appraisal 
of the Federal land in accordance with--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal 
        Land Acquisitions; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) the Uniform Standards of Professional 
        Appraisal Practice.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Consideration.--As consideration for the conveyance 
of the Federal land, Reginald Cook shall pay to the United States, for 
deposit in the general fund of the Treasury, an amount equal to the 
appraised value of the Federal land determined under subsection 
(c).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Conditions.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Payment of costs of conveyance.--Reginald 
        Cook shall cover any administrative costs incurred by the 
        Secretary to carry out the conveyance of the Federal land, 
        including the costs of any required environmental, wildlife, 
        cultural, or historical resources study.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Release.--As a condition of the conveyance 
        of the Federal land, Reginald Cook shall agree in writing to 
        release and indemnify the United States from any claims or 
        liabilities that may arise from use of the Federal land by the 
        United States or Reginald Cook before the date of the 
        conveyance.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Access.--The Secretary shall continue to provide to 
Reginald Cook access to the property of Reginald Cook, subject to part 
2800 of title 43, Code of Federal Regulations (or successor 
regulations).</DELETED>

            <DELETED>``TITLE XVIII--MISCELLANEOUS</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1801. TRANSFER OF LAND TO ANZA-BORREGO DESERT STATE 
              PARK.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--On termination of all mining claims to 
the land described in subsection (b), the Secretary shall transfer the 
land described in that subsection to the State.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Description of Land.--The land referred to in 
subsection (a) is certain Bureau of Land Management land in San Diego 
County, California, comprising approximately 934 acres, as generally 
depicted on the map entitled `Table Mountain Wilderness Study Area 
Proposed Transfer to the State' and dated July 15, 2009.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Management.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--The land transferred under 
        subsection (a) shall be managed in accordance with the 
        provisions of the California Wilderness Act (California Public 
        Resources Code sections 5093.30-5093.40).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing 
        rights, the land transferred under subsection (a) is withdrawn 
        from--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) all forms of entry, appropriation, 
                or disposal under the public land laws;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) location, entry, and patent under 
                the mining laws; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) disposition under all laws relating 
                to mineral and geothermal leasing.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Reversion.--If the State ceases to manage 
        the land transferred under subsection (a) as part of the State 
        Park System or in a manner inconsistent with the California 
        Wilderness Act (California Public Resources Code sections 
        5093.30-5093.40), the land shall revert to the Secretary at the 
        discretion of the Secretary, to be managed as a Wilderness 
        Study Area.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1802. MILITARY ACTIVITIES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``Nothing in this title--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) restricts or precludes Department of Defense 
        motorized access by land or air--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) to respond to an emergency within a 
                wilderness area designated by this Act; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) to control access to the emergency 
                site;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) prevents nonmechanized military training 
        activities previously conducted on wilderness areas designated 
        by this title that are consistent with--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 
                et seq.); and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) all applicable laws (including 
                regulations);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) restricts or precludes low-level overflights 
        of military aircraft over the areas designated as wilderness, 
        national monuments, special management areas, or recreation 
        areas by this Act, including military overflights that can be 
        seen or heard within the designated areas;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) restricts or precludes flight testing and 
        evaluation in the areas described in paragraph (3); 
        or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) restricts or precludes the designation or 
        creation of new units of special use airspace, or the 
        establishment of military flight training routes, over the 
        areas described in paragraph (3).</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1803. CLIMATE CHANGE AND WILDLIFE CORRIDORS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--The Secretary shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) assess the impacts of climate change on the 
        Conservation Area; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) establish policies and procedures to ensure 
        the preservation of wildlife corridors and facilitate species 
        migration likely to occur due to climate change.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Study.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--As soon as practicable, but not 
        later than 2 years, after the date of enactment of this title, 
        the Secretary shall complete a study regarding the impact of 
        global climate change on the Conservation Area.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Components.--The study under paragraph (1) 
        shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) identify the species migrating, or 
                likely to migrate, due to climate change;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) examine the impacts and potential 
                impacts of climate change on--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) plants, insects, and 
                        animals;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) soil;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) air quality;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iv) water quality and quantity; 
                        and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(v) species migration and 
                        survival;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) identify critical wildlife and 
                species migration corridors recommended for 
                preservation; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) include recommendations for ensuring 
                the biological connectivity of public land managed by 
                the Secretary and the Secretary of Defense throughout 
                the Conservation Area.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Rights-of-way.--The Secretary shall consider 
        the information and recommendations of the study under 
        paragraph (1) to determine the individual and cumulative 
        impacts of rights-of-way for projects in the Conservation Area, 
        in accordance with--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the National Environmental Policy 
                Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.);</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) the Endangered Species Act of 1973 
                (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.); and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) any other applicable law.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Land Management Plans.--The Secretary shall 
incorporate into all land management plans applicable to the 
Conservation Area the findings and recommendations of the study 
completed under subsection (b).</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1804. PROHIBITED USES OF ACQUIRED, DONATED, AND 
              CONSERVATION LAND.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Definitions.--In this section:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Acquired land.--The term `acquired land' 
        means any land acquired within the Conservation Area using 
        amounts from the land and water conservation fund established 
        under section 200302 of title 54, United States Code.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Conservation land.--The term `conservation 
        land' means any land within the Conservation Area that is 
        designated to satisfy the conditions of a Federal habitat 
        conservation plan, general conservation plan, or State natural 
        communities conservation plan, including--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) national conservation land 
                established pursuant to section 2002(b)(2)(D) of the 
                Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (16 U.S.C. 
                7202(b)(2)(D)); and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) areas of critical environmental 
                concern established pursuant to section 202(c)(3) of 
                the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 
                U.S.C. 1712(c)(3)).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Donated land.--The term `donated land' means 
        any private land donated to the United States for conservation 
        purposes in the Conservation Area.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Donor.--The term `donor' means an individual 
        or entity that donates private land within the Conservation 
        Area to the United States.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) Secretary.--The term `Secretary' means the 
        Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the 
        Bureau of Land Management.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Prohibitions.--Except as provided in subsection (c), 
the Secretary shall not authorize the use of acquired land, 
conservation land, or donated land within the Conservation Area for any 
activities contrary to the conservation purposes for which the land was 
acquired, designated, or donated, including--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) disposal;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) rights-of-way;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) leases;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) livestock grazing;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) infrastructure development, except as 
        provided in subsection (c);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) mineral entry; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) off-highway vehicle use, except on--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) designated routes;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) off-highway vehicle areas designated 
                by law; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) administratively designated open 
                areas.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Exceptions.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Authorization by secretary.--Subject to 
        paragraph (2), the Secretary may authorize limited exceptions 
        to prohibited uses of acquired land or donated land in the 
        Conservation Area if--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) a right-of-way application for a 
                renewable energy development project or associated 
                energy transport facility on acquired land or donated 
                land was submitted to the Bureau of Land Management on 
                or before December 1, 2009; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) after the completion and 
                consideration of an analysis under the National 
                Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et 
                seq.), the Secretary has determined that proposed use 
                is in the public interest.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Conditions.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--If the Secretary grants 
                an exception to the prohibition under paragraph (1), 
                the Secretary shall require the permittee to donate 
                private land of comparable value located within the 
                Conservation Area to the United States to mitigate the 
                use.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Approval.--The private land to be 
                donated under subparagraph (A) shall be approved by the 
                Secretary after--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) consultation, to the maximum 
                        extent practicable, with the donor of the 
                        private land proposed for nonconservation uses; 
                        and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) an opportunity for public 
                        comment regarding the donation.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Existing Agreements.--Nothing in this section 
affects permitted or prohibited uses of donated land or acquired land 
in the Conservation Area established in any easements, deed 
restrictions, memoranda of understanding, or other agreements in 
existence on the date of enactment of this title.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Deed Restrictions.--Effective beginning on the date 
of enactment of this title, within the Conservation Area, the Secretary 
may--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) accept deed restrictions requested by 
        landowners for land donated to, or otherwise acquired by, the 
        United States; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) consistent with existing rights, create deed 
        restrictions, easements, or other third-party rights relating 
        to any public land determined by the Secretary to be 
        necessary--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) to fulfill the mitigation 
                requirements resulting from the development of 
                renewable resources; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) to satisfy the conditions of--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) a habitat conservation plan 
                        or general conservation plan established 
                        pursuant to section 10 of the Endangered 
                        Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1539); 
                        or</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) a natural communities 
                        conservation plan approved by the 
                        State.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1805. TRIBAL USES AND INTERESTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Access.--The Secretary shall ensure access to areas 
designated under this Act by members of Indian tribes for traditional 
cultural and religious purposes, consistent with applicable law, 
including Public Law 95-341 (commonly known as the `American Indian 
Religious Freedom Act') (42 U.S.C. 1996).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Temporary Closure.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--In accordance with applicable 
        law, including Public Law 95-341 (commonly known as the 
        `American Indian Religious Freedom Act') (42 U.S.C. 1996), and 
        subject to paragraph (2), the Secretary, on request of an 
        Indian tribe or Indian religious community, shall temporarily 
        close to general public use any portion of an area designated 
        as a national monument, special management area, wild and 
        scenic river, area of critical environmental concern, or 
        National Park System unit under this Act (referred to in this 
        subsection as a `designated area') to protect the privacy of 
        traditional cultural and religious activities in the designated 
        area by members of the Indian tribe or Indian religious 
        community.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Limitation.--In closing a portion of a 
        designated area under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall limit 
        the closure to the smallest practicable area for the minimum 
        period necessary for the traditional cultural and religious 
        activities.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Tribal Cultural Resources Management Plan.--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--Not later than 2 years after 
        the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary of the 
        Interior shall develop and implement a tribal cultural 
        resources management plan to identify, protect, and conserve 
        cultural resources of Indian tribes associated with the Xam 
        Kwatchan Trail network extending from Avikwaame (Spirit 
        Mountain, Nevada) to Avikwlal (Pilot Knob, 
        California).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Consultation.--The Secretary shall consult 
        on the development and implementation of the tribal cultural 
        resources management plan under paragraph (1) with--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) each of--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) the Chemehuevi Indian 
                        Tribe;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) the Hualapai Tribal 
                        Nation;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) the Fort Mojave Indian 
                        Tribe;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iv) the Colorado River Indian 
                        Tribes;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(v) the Quechan Indian Tribe; 
                        and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(vi) the Cocopah Indian Tribe; 
                        and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) the Advisory Council on Historic 
                Preservation.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Resource protection.--The tribal cultural 
        resources management plan developed under paragraph (1) shall--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) be based on a completed tribal 
                cultural resources survey; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) include procedures for identifying, 
                protecting, and preserving petroglyphs, ancient trails, 
                intaglios, sleeping circles, artifacts, and other 
                resources of cultural, archaeological, or historical 
                significance in accordance with all applicable laws and 
                policies, including--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) chapter 2003 of title 54, 
                        United States Code;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) Public Law 95-341 (commonly 
                        known as the `American Indian Religious Freedom 
                        Act') (42 U.S.C. 1996);</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) the Archaeological 
                        Resources Protection Act of 1979 (16 U.S.C. 
                        470aa et seq.);</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iv) the Native American Graves 
                        Protection and Repatriation Act (25 U.S.C. 3001 
                        et seq.); and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(v) Public Law 103-141 (commonly 
                        known as the `Religious Freedom Restoration Act 
                        of 1993') (42 U.S.C. 2000bb et seq.).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, all 
Federal land within the area administratively withdrawn and known as 
the `Indian Pass Withdrawal Area' is permanently withdrawn from--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) all forms of entry, appropriation, or 
        disposal under the public land laws;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) location, entry, and patent under the mining 
        laws; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) right-of-way leasing and disposition under 
        all laws relating to minerals or solar, wind, or geothermal 
        energy.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1806. RELEASE OF FEDERAL REVERSIONARY LAND 
              INTERESTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Definitions.--In this section:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) 1932 act.--The term `1932 Act' means the Act 
        of June 18, 1932 (47 Stat. 324, chapter 270).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) District.--The term `District' means the 
        Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Release.--Subject to valid existing claims perfected 
prior to the effective date of the 1932 Act and the reservation of 
minerals set forth in the 1932 Act, the Secretary shall release, 
convey, or otherwise quitclaim to the District, in a form recordable in 
local county records, and subject to the approval of the District, 
after consultation and without monetary consideration, all right, 
title, and remaining interest of the United States in and to the land 
that was conveyed to the District pursuant to the 1932 Act or any other 
law authorizing conveyance subject to restrictions or reversionary 
interests retained by the United States, on request by the 
District.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Terms and Conditions.--A conveyance authorized by 
subsection (b) shall be subject to the following terms and 
conditions:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) The District shall cover, or reimburse the 
        Secretary for, the costs incurred by the Secretary to make the 
        conveyance, including title searches, surveys, deed 
        preparation, attorneys' fees, and similar expenses.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) By accepting the conveyances, the District 
        agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the United States with 
        regard to any boundary dispute relating to any parcel conveyed 
        under this section.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Conforming Amendments.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Designation.--Section 2945 of the Military 
        Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 (division B 
        of Public Law 113-66; 127 Stat. 1038) is amended--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in the section heading, by inserting 
                ``national'' after ``valley'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in subsection (a), by inserting 
                ``National'' after ``Valley'' in the matter preceding 
                paragraph (1); and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) in subsections (b), (c), and (d), by 
                inserting ``National'' after ``Valley'' each place it 
                appears.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Cross-reference.--Section 2942(c)(3) of the 
        Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 
        (division B of Public Law 113-66; 127 Stat. 1037) is amended by 
        inserting ``National'' after ``Valley''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 102. VISITOR CENTER.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Title IV of the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 
(16 U.S.C. 410aaa-21 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the 
following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 408. VISITOR CENTER.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--The Secretary may acquire not more than 
5 acres of land and interests in land, and improvements on the land and 
interests, outside the boundaries of Joshua Tree National Park, in the 
unincorporated village of Joshua Tree, for the purpose of operating a 
visitor center.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Boundary.--The Secretary shall modify the boundary 
of the park to include the land acquired under this section as a 
noncontiguous parcel.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Administration.--Land and facilities acquired under 
this section--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) may include the property owned (as of the 
        date of enactment of this section) by the Joshua Tree National 
        Park Association and commonly referred to as the `Joshua Tree 
        National Park Visitor Center';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) shall be administered by the Secretary as 
        part of the park; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) may be acquired only with the consent of the 
        owner, by donation, purchase with donated or appropriated 
        funds, or exchange.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 103. CALIFORNIA STATE SCHOOL LAND.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 707 of the California Desert Protection Act of 
1994 (16 U.S.C. 410aaa-77) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in the first sentence--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) by striking ``Upon request of 
                        the California State Lands Commission 
                        (hereinafter in this section referred to as the 
                        `Commission'), the Secretary shall enter into 
                        negotiations for an agreement'' and inserting 
                        the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--The Secretary shall negotiate 
        in good faith to reach an agreement with the California State 
        Lands Commission (referred to in this section as the 
        `Commission')''; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) by inserting ``, national 
                        monuments,'' after ``more of the wilderness 
                        areas''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in the second sentence, by striking 
                ``The Secretary shall negotiate in good faith to'' and 
                inserting the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Agreement.--To the maximum extent 
        practicable, not later than 10 years after the date of 
        enactment of this title, the Secretary shall'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (b)(1), by inserting ``, 
        national monuments,'' after ``wilderness areas''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subsection (c), by adding at the end the 
        following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) Special deposit fund account.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--Assembled land 
                exchanges may be used to carry out this section through 
                the sale of surplus Federal property and subsequent 
                acquisitions of State school land.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Receipts.--Past and future receipts 
                from the sale of property described in subsection (a), 
                less any costs incurred related to the sale, shall be 
                deposited in a Special Deposit Fund Account established 
                in the Treasury.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) Use.--Funds accumulated in the 
                Special Deposit Fund Account may be used by the 
                Secretary, without an appropriation, to acquire State 
                school lands or interest in the land consistent with 
                this section.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 104. DESIGNATION OF WILD AND SCENIC RIVERS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 
1274(a)) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in paragraph (196), by striking subparagraph 
        (A) and inserting the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A)(i) The approximately 1.4-mile 
                segment of the Amargosa River in the State of 
                California, from the private property boundary in sec. 
                19, T. 22 N., R. 7 E., to 100 feet downstream of 
                Highway 178, to be administered by the Secretary of the 
                Interior as a scenic river as an addition to the wild 
                and scenic river segments of the Amargosa River on 
                publication by the Secretary of a notice in the Federal 
                Register that sufficient inholdings within the 
                boundaries of the segments have been acquired as scenic 
                easements or in fee title to establish a manageable 
                addition to those segments.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(ii) The approximately 6.1-mile segment 
                of the Amargosa River in the State of California, from 
                100 feet downstream of the State Highway 178 crossing 
                to 100 feet upstream of the Tecopa Hot Springs Road 
                crossing, to be administered by the Secretary of the 
                Interior as a scenic river.''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by adding at the end the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(213) Surprise canyon creek, california.--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--The following segments 
                of Surprise Canyon Creek in the State of California, to 
                be administered by the Secretary of the 
                Interior:</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) The approximately 5.3 miles 
                        of Surprise Canyon Creek from the confluence of 
                        Frenchman's Canyon and Water Canyon to 100 feet 
                        upstream of Chris Wicht Camp, as a wild 
                        river.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) The approximately 1.8 miles 
                        of Surprise Canyon Creek from 100 feet upstream 
                        of Chris Wicht Camp to the southern boundary of 
                        sec. 14, T. 21 N., R. 44 E., as a recreational 
                        river.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Effect on historic mining 
                structures.--Nothing in this paragraph affects the 
                historic mining structures associated with the former 
                Panamint Mining District.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(214) Deep creek, california.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--The following segments 
                of Deep Creek in the State of California, to be 
                administered by the Secretary of Agriculture:</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) The approximately 6.5-mile 
                        segment from 0.125 mile downstream of the 
                        Rainbow Dam site in sec. 33, T. 2 N., R. 2 W., 
                        to 0.25 miles upstream of the Road 3N34 
                        crossing, as a wild river.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) The 0.5-mile segment from 
                        0.25 mile upstream of the Road 3N34 crossing to 
                        0.25 mile downstream of the Road 3N34 crossing, 
                        as a scenic river.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) The 2.5-mile segment from 
                        0.25 miles downstream of the Road 3 N. 34 
                        crossing to 0.25 miles upstream of the Trail 
                        2W01 crossing, as a wild river.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iv) The 0.5-mile segment from 
                        0.25 miles upstream of the Trail 2W01 crossing 
                        to 0.25 mile downstream of the Trail 2W01 
                        crossing, as a scenic river.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(v) The 10-mile segment from 
                        0.25 miles downstream of the Trail 2W01 
                        crossing to the upper limit of the Mojave dam 
                        flood zone in sec. 17, T. 3 N., R. 3 W., as a 
                        wild river.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(vi) The 11-mile segment of 
                        Holcomb Creek from 100 yards downstream of the 
                        Road 3N12 crossing to .25 miles downstream of 
                        Holcomb Crossing, as a recreational 
                        river.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(vii) The 3.5-mile segment of 
                        the Holcomb Creek from 0.25 miles downstream of 
                        Holcomb Crossing to the Deep Creek confluence, 
                        as a wild river.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Effect on ski operations.--Nothing 
                in this paragraph affects--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) the operations of the Snow 
                        Valley Ski Resort; or</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) the State regulation of 
                        water rights and water quality associated with 
                        the operation of the Snow Valley Ski 
                        Resort.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(215) Whitewater river, california.--The 
        following segments of the Whitewater River in the State of 
        California, to be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture 
        and the Secretary of the Interior, acting jointly:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) The 5.8-mile segment of the North 
                Fork Whitewater River from the source of the River near 
                Mt. San Gorgonio to the confluence with the Middle 
                Fork, as a wild river.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) The 6.4-mile segment of the Middle 
                Fork Whitewater River from the source of the River to 
                the confluence with the South Fork, as a wild 
                river.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) The 1-mile segment of the South Fork 
                Whitewater River from the confluence of the River with 
                the East Fork to the section line between sections 32 
                and 33, T. 1 S., R. 2 E., as a wild river.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) The 1-mile segment of the South Fork 
                Whitewater River from the section line between sections 
                32 and 33, T. 1 S., R. 2 E., to the section line 
                between sections 33 and 34, T. 1 S., R. 2 E., as a 
                recreational river.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) The 4.9-mile segment of the South 
                Fork Whitewater River from the section line between 
                sections 33 and 34, T. 1 S., R. 2 E., to the confluence 
                with the Middle Fork, as a wild river.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) The 5.4-mile segment of the main 
                stem of the Whitewater River from the confluence of the 
                South and Middle Forks to the San Gorgonio Wilderness 
                boundary, as a wild river.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(G) The 3.6-mile segment of the main 
                stem of the Whitewater River from the San Gorgonio 
                Wilderness boundary to .25 miles upstream of the 
                southern boundary of section 35, T. 2 S., R. 3 E., as a 
                recreational river.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 105. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Short Title.--Section 1 of the California Desert 
Protection Act of 1994 (16 U.S.C. 410aaa note; Public Law 103-433) is 
amended by striking ``1 and 2, and titles I through IX'' and inserting 
``1, 2, and 3, titles I through IX, and titles XIII through 
XVIII''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Definitions.--The California Desert Protection Act of 
1994 (Public Law 103-433; 108 Stat. 4481) is amended by inserting after 
section 2 the following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Titles I Through IX.--In titles I through IX, the 
term `this Act' means only--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) sections 1 and 2; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) titles I through IX.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Titles XIII Through XVIII.--In titles XIII through 
XVIII:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Conservation area.--The term `Conservation 
        Area' means the California Desert Conservation Area.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Secretary.--The term `Secretary' means--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) with respect to land under the 
                jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior, the 
                Secretary of the Interior; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) with respect to land under the 
                jurisdiction of the Secretary of Agriculture, the 
                Secretary of Agriculture.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) State.--The term `State' means the State of 
        California.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Administration of Wilderness Areas.--Section 103 of 
the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 (Public Law 103-433; 108 
Stat. 4481) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by striking subsection (d) and inserting the 
        following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) No Buffer Zones.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--Congress does not intend for 
        the designation of wilderness areas by this Act--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) to require the additional regulation 
                of land adjacent to the wilderness areas; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) to lead to the creation of 
                protective perimeters or buffer zones around the 
                wilderness areas.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Nonwilderness activities.--Any nonwilderness 
        activities (including renewable energy projects, energy 
        transmission or telecommunications projects, mining, camping, 
        hunting, and military activities) in areas immediately adjacent 
        to the boundary of a wilderness area designated by this Act 
        shall not be restricted or precluded by this Act, regardless of 
        any actual or perceived negative impacts of the nonwilderness 
        activities on the wilderness area, including any potential 
        indirect impacts of nonwilderness activities conducted outside 
        the designated wilderness area on the viewshed, ambient noise 
        level, or air quality of wilderness area.'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (f), by striking ``designated by 
        this title and'' and inserting ``, potential wilderness areas, 
        special management areas, and national monuments designated by 
        this title or titles XIII through XVIII''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subsection (g), by inserting ``, a 
        potential wilderness area, a special management area, or 
        national monument'' before ``by this Act''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Mojave National Preserve.--Title V of the California 
Desert Protection Act of 1994 (16 U.S.C. 410aaa-41 et seq.) is amended 
by adding at the end the following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 520. NATIVE GROUNDWATER SUPPLIES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``The Secretary shall take no action within the 
Conservation Area to authorize, permit, or allow the use of any right-
of-way or lease to extract, consume, export, transfer, or distribute 
groundwater for municipal, commercial, or industrial use from aquifers 
supplying wild and scenic rivers, or supplying water to Areas of 
Critical Environmental Concern, or underlying land managed by the 
Barstow or Needles Field Offices of the Bureau of Land Management or 
the National Park Service in quantities that collectively exceed the 
estimated perennial safe yield or annual recharge rate, as determined 
by the United States Geological Survey.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Juniper Flats.--Section 711 of the California Desert 
Protection Act of 1994 (16 U.S.C. 410aaa-81) is amended to read as 
follows:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 711. JUNIPER FLATS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``Development of renewable energy generation facilities 
(excluding rights-of-way or facilities for the transmission of energy 
and telecommunication facilities and infrastructure) is prohibited on 
the approximately 28,000 acres of Federal land generally depicted as 
`BLM Land Withdrawn from Energy Development and Power Generation' on 
the map entitled `Juniper Flats' and dated September 21, 
2015.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (f) California Military Lands Withdrawal and Overflights 
Act of 1994.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Findings.--Section 801(b)(2) of the California 
        Military Lands Withdrawal and Overflights Act of 1994 (16 
        U.S.C. 410aaa-82 note; Public Law 103-433) is amended by 
        inserting ``, special management areas, potential wilderness 
        areas,'' before ``and wilderness areas''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Overflights; special airspace.--Section 802 of 
        the California Military Lands Withdrawal and Overflights Act of 
        1994 (16 U.S.C. 410aaa-82) is amended--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in subsection (a), by inserting ``or 
                special management areas'' before ``designated by this 
                Act'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in subsection (b), by inserting ``or 
                special management areas'' before ``designated by this 
                Act''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) by adding at the end the 
                following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Department of Defense Facilities.--Nothing in this 
Act alters any authority of the Secretary of Defense to conduct 
military operations at installations and ranges within the California 
Desert Conservation Area that are authorized under any other provision 
of law.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (g) Clarification Regarding Funding.--No additional funds 
are authorized to carry out the requirements of this title and the 
amendments made by this title. Such requirements shall be carried out 
using amounts otherwise authorized.</DELETED>

     <DELETED>TITLE II--DEVELOPMENT OF RENEWABLE ENERGY ON PUBLIC 
                             LAND</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 201. DEFINITIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    In this title:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Fund.--The term ``Fund'' means the Renewable 
        Energy Resource Conservation Fund established by section 
        202(c).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Public land.--The term ``public land'' has the 
        meaning given the term ``public lands'' in section 103 of the 
        Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 
        1702).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the 
        Secretary of the Interior.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 202. DISPOSITION OF REVENUES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Disposition of Revenues.--Of the amounts collected as 
bonus bids, royalties, rentals, fees, or other payments under a right-
of-way, permit, lease, or other authorization for the development of 
wind or solar energy on land managed by the Bureau of Land Management--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) 25 percent shall be paid by the Secretary of 
        the Treasury to the State within the boundaries of which the 
        income is derived;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) 25 percent shall be paid by the Secretary of 
        the Treasury to the one or more counties within the boundaries 
        of which the income is derived, to be allocated among the 
        counties based on the percentage of public land from which the 
        royalties or bonuses are derived in each county;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) 15 percent shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) for the 10-year period beginning on 
                the date of enactment of this Act, be deposited in the 
                Treasury of the United States to help facilitate the 
                processing of renewable energy permits by the Bureau of 
                Land Management and the United States Fish and Wildlife 
                Service, including the transfer of the funds to other 
                Federal agencies and State agencies to facilitate the 
                processing of renewable energy permits; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) beginning on the date that is 10 years 
                after the date of enactment of this Act, be deposited 
                in the Fund; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) 35 percent shall be deposited in the 
        Fund.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Payments to States and Counties.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--Except as provided in paragraph 
        (2), amounts paid to States and counties under subsection (a) 
        shall be used consistent with section 35 of the Mineral Leasing 
        Act (30 U.S.C. 191).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Impacts on federal land.--Not less than 33 
        percent of the amount paid to a State shall be used on an 
        annual basis for the purposes described in subsection 
        (c)(2)(A).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) No impact on payments in lieu of taxes.--
        Nothing in this section impacts or reduces any payment 
        authorized under section 6903 of title 31, United States 
        Code.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Renewable Energy Resource Conservation Fund.--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--There is established in the 
        Treasury a fund, to be known as the ``Renewable Energy Resource 
        Conservation Fund'', to be administered by the Secretary for 
        use in regions impacted by the development of wind or solar 
        energy.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Use.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) In general.--Amounts in the Fund shall 
                be available to the Secretary, who may make amounts 
                available to the Secretary of Agriculture and to other 
                Federal or State agencies, as appropriate, for the 
                purposes of--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) addressing the impacts of wind 
                        or solar development on Federal land, including 
                        restoring and protecting--</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (I) wildlife habitat for 
                                affected species;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (II) wildlife corridors 
                                for affected species; and</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (III) water resources in 
                                areas impacted by wind or solar energy 
                                development;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) conducting research with 
                        regional institutions of higher education 
                        necessary to implement restoration and 
                        protection activities described in clause 
                        (i);</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iii) securing recreational access 
                        to Federal land through an easement, right-of-
                        way, or fee title acquisition from willing 
                        sellers for the purpose of providing enhanced 
                        public access to existing Federal land that is 
                        inaccessible or significantly restricted if the 
                        enhanced public access does not impact the 
                        natural and cultural resource values of the 
                        Federal land;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iv) carrying out activities 
                        authorized under chapter 2003 of title 54, 
                        United States Code, in the State; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (v) establishing, operating, and 
                        maintaining a trans-State desert tortoise 
                        conservation center on public land along the 
                        California-Nevada border--</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (I) to support desert 
                                tortoise research, disease monitoring, 
                                handling training, rehabilitation, and 
                                reintroduction;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (II) to provide temporary 
                                quarters for animals collected from 
                                authorized salvage from renewable 
                                energy sites; and</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (III) to ensure the full 
                                recovery and ongoing survival of the 
                                species.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) Desert tortoise conservation.--In 
                carrying out subparagraph (A)(v), the Secretary shall--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) seek the participation of or 
                        contract with qualified nongovernmental 
                        organizations with expertise in desert tortoise 
                        disease research and experience with desert 
                        tortoise translocation techniques, and 
                        scientific training of professional biologists 
                        for handling tortoises, to staff and manage the 
                        desert tortoise conservation center;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) ensure that the center 
                        engages in public outreach and education on 
                        tortoise handling; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iii) consult with the State of 
                        California and the State of Nevada to ensure 
                        the center is operated consistent with State 
                        law.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) Advisory board.--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) In general.--The Secretary 
                        shall establish an independent advisory board 
                        composed of key stakeholders and technical 
                        experts to provide recommendations and guidance 
                        on the disposition of any amounts expended from 
                        the Fund.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) Administrative costs.--
                        Amounts in the Fund shall not be used to fund 
                        any of the administrative costs of the advisory 
                        board established under clause (i).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Mitigation requirements.--The expenditure of 
        funds under this subsection shall be in addition to any 
        mitigation requirements imposed pursuant to any law, 
        regulation, or term or condition of any lease, right-of-way, or 
        other authorization.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) Investment of fund.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) In general.--Any amounts deposited in 
                the Fund shall earn interest in an amount determined by 
                the Secretary of the Treasury on the basis of the 
                current average market yield on outstanding marketable 
                obligations of the United States of comparable 
                maturities.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) Use.--Any interest earned under 
                subparagraph (A) shall be expended in accordance with 
                this subsection.</DELETED>

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

    (a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``California Desert 
Protection and Recreation Act of 2018''.
    (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 IN THE CALIFORNIA DESERT 
                           CONSERVATION AREA

Sec. 101. California desert conservation and recreation.

            TITLE II--DESIGNATION OF SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREA

Sec. 201. Vinagre Wash Special Management Area.

               TITLE III--NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM ADDITIONS

Sec. 301. Death Valley National Park Boundary revision.
Sec. 302. Mojave National Preserve.
Sec. 303. Joshua Tree National Park.

             TITLE IV--OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RECREATION AREAS

Sec. 401. Off-highway vehicle recreation areas.

                         TITLE V--MISCELLANEOUS

Sec. 501. Transfer of land to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
Sec. 502. Wildlife corridors.
Sec. 503. Prohibited uses of acquired, donated, and conservation land.
Sec. 504. Tribal uses and interests.
Sec. 505. Release of Federal reversionary land interests.
Sec. 506. California State school land.
Sec. 507. Designation of wild and scenic rivers.
Sec. 508. Conforming amendments.
Sec. 509. Juniper Flats.
Sec. 510. Conforming amendments to California Military Lands Withdrawal 
                            and Overflights Act of 1994.
Sec. 511. Desert tortoise conservation center.

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

    In this Act:
            (1) Conservation area.--The term ``Conservation Area'' 
        means the California Desert Conservation Area.
            (2) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means--
                    (A) the Secretary of the Interior, with respect to 
                public land administered by the Bureau of Land 
                Management; or
                    (B) the Secretary of Agriculture, with respect to 
                National Forest System land.
            (3) State.--The term ``State'' means the State of 
        California.

      TITLE I--DESIGNATION OF WILDERNESS IN THE CALIFORNIA DESERT 
                           CONSERVATION AREA

SEC. 101. CALIFORNIA DESERT CONSERVATION AND RECREATION.

    (a) Designation of Wilderness Areas to Be Administered by the 
Bureau of Land Management.--Section 102 of the California Desert 
Protection Act of 1994 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note; Public Law 103-433; 108 
Stat. 4472) is amended by adding at the end the following:
            ``(70) Avawatz mountains wilderness.--Certain land in the 
        California Desert Conservation Area administered by the 
        Director of the Bureau of Land Management, comprising 
        approximately 87,700 acres, as generally depicted on the map 
        entitled `Avawatz Mountains Proposed Wilderness' and dated 
        September 9, 2014, to be known as the `Avawatz Mountains 
        Wilderness'.
            ``(71) Great falls basin wilderness.--Certain land in the 
        California Desert Conservation Area administered by the 
        Director of the Bureau of Land Management, comprising 
        approximately 7,870 acres, as generally depicted on the map 
        entitled `Great Falls Basin Proposed Wilderness' and dated 
        October 26, 2009, to be known as the `Great Falls Basin 
        Wilderness'.
            ``(72) Soda mountains wilderness.--Certain land in the 
        California Desert Conservation Area, administered by the Bureau 
        of Land Management, comprising approximately 79,990 acres, as 
        generally depicted on the map entitled `Soda Mountains Proposed 
        Wilderness' and dated September 12, 2014, to be known as the 
        `Soda Mountains Wilderness'.''.
    (b) Additions to Existing Wilderness Areas Administered by the 
Bureau of Land Management.--In furtherance of the purposes of the 
Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), the following land in the 
State is designated as wilderness and as components of the National 
Wilderness Preservation System:
            (1) Golden valley wilderness.--Certain land in the 
        Conservation Area administered by the Director of the Bureau of 
        Land Management, comprising approximately 1,250 acres, as 
        generally depicted on the map entitled ``Golden Valley Proposed 
        Wilderness Additions'' and dated February 20, 2016, which shall 
        be added to and administered as part of the ``Golden Valley 
        Wilderness''.
            (2) Kingston range wilderness.--Certain land in the 
        Conservation Area administered by the Director of the Bureau of 
        Land Management, comprising approximately 53,320 acres, as 
        generally depicted on the map entitled ``Kingston Range 
        Proposed Wilderness Additions'' and dated July 15, 2009, which 
        shall be added to and administered as part of the ``Kingston 
        Range Wilderness''.
    (c) Designation of Wilderness Areas to Be Administered by the 
National Park Service.--In furtherance of the purposes of the 
Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.) the following land in Death 
Valley National Park is designated as wilderness and as a component of 
the National Wilderness Preservation System, which shall be added to, 
and administered as part of the Death Valley National Park Wilderness 
established by section 601(a)(1) of the California Desert Protection 
Act of 1994 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note; Public Law 103-433; 108 Stat. 4496):
            (1) Death valley national park wilderness additions-north 
        eureka valley.--Approximately 11,496 acres, as generally 
        depicted on the map entitled ``Death Valley National Park 
        Proposed Wilderness Area-North Eureka Valley'', numbered 143/
        100,082C, and dated October 7, 2014.
            (2) Death valley national park wilderness additions-ibex.--
        Approximately 23,650 acres, as generally depicted on the map 
        entitled ``Death Valley National Park Proposed Wilderness Area-
        Ibex'', numbered 143/100,081C, and dated October 7, 2014.
            (3) Death valley national park wilderness additions-
        panamint valley.--Approximately 4,807 acres, as generally 
        depicted on the map entitled ``Death Valley National Park 
        Proposed Wilderness Area-Panamint Valley'', numbered 143/
        100,083C, and dated October 7, 2014.
            (4) Death valley national park wilderness additions-warm 
        springs.--Approximately 10,485 acres, as generally depicted on 
        the map entitled ``Death Valley National Park Proposed 
        Wilderness Area-Warm Spring Canyon/Galena Canyon'', numbered 
        143/100,084C, and dated October 7, 2014.
            (5) Death valley national park wilderness additions-axe 
        head.--Approximately 8,638 acres, as generally depicted on the 
        map entitled ``Death Valley National Park Proposed Wilderness 
        Area-Axe Head'', numbered 143/100,085C, and dated October 7, 
        2014.
            (6) Death valley national park wilderness additions-bowling 
        alley.--Approximately 32,520 acres, as generally depicted on 
        the map entitled ``Death Valley National Park Proposed 
        Wilderness Area-Bowling Alley'', numbered 143/100,086C, and 
        dated October 7, 2014.
    (d) Additions to Existing Wilderness Area Administered by the 
Forest Service.--
            (1) In general.--In furtherance of the purposes of the 
        Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), the land described in 
        paragraph (2)--
                    (A) is designated as wilderness and as a component 
                of the National Wilderness Preservation System; and
                    (B) shall be added to and administered as part of 
                the San Gorgonio Wilderness established by the 
                Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.).
            (2) Description of land.--The land referred to in paragraph 
        (1) is certain land in the San Bernardino National Forest, 
        comprising approximately 7,141 acres, as generally depicted on 
        the map entitled ``Proposed Sand to Snow National Monument'' 
        and dated August 29, 2014.
            (3) Fire management and related activities.--
                    (A) In general.--The Secretary may carry out such 
                activities in the wilderness area designated by 
                paragraph (1) as are necessary for the control of fire, 
                insects, and disease, in accordance with section 
                4(d)(1) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(1)) 
                and House Report 98-40 of the 98th Congress.
                    (B) Funding priorities.--Nothing in this subsection 
                limits the provision of any funding for fire or fuel 
                management in the wilderness area designated by 
                paragraph (1).
                    (C) Revision and development of local fire 
                management plans.--As soon as practicable after the 
                date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall 
                amend the local fire management plans that apply to the 
                wilderness area designated by paragraph (1).
                    (D) Administration.--In accordance with 
                subparagraph (A) and other applicable Federal law, to 
                ensure a timely and efficient response to fire 
                emergencies in the wilderness area designated by 
                paragraph (1), the Secretary shall--
                            (i) not later than 1 year after the date of 
                        enactment of this Act, establish agency 
                        approval procedures (including appropriate 
                        delegations of authority to the Forest 
                        Supervisor, District Manager, or other agency 
                        officials) for responding to fire emergencies 
                        in the wilderness area designated by paragraph 
                        (1); and
                            (ii) enter into agreements with appropriate 
                        State or local firefighting agencies relating 
                        to the wilderness area.
    (e) Effect on Utility Facilities and Rights-of-way.--
            (1) In general.--Subject to paragraph (2), nothing in this 
        section or an amendment made by this section terminates or 
        precludes the renewal or reauthorization of any valid existing 
        right-of-way or customary operation, maintenance, repair, 
        upgrading, or replacement activities in a right-of-way, issued, 
        granted, or permitted to the Southern California Edison Company 
        or predecessors, successors, or assigns of the Southern 
        California Edison Company that is located on land included in 
        the San Gorgonio Wilderness Area or the Sand to Snow National 
        Monument.
            (2) Limitation.--The activities described in paragraph (1) 
        shall be conducted in a manner that minimizes the impact of the 
        activities resources of the San Gorgonio Wilderness Area or the 
        Sand to Snow National Monument.
            (3) Applicable law.--In accordance with the National 
        Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), any 
        approval required for an increase in the voltage of the 
        Coachella distribution circuit shall require consideration of 
        alternative alignments, including alignments adjacent to State 
        Route 62.
    (f) Release of Wilderness Study Areas.--
            (1) Finding.--Congress finds that, for purposes of section 
        603 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 
        U.S.C. 1782), any portion of a wilderness study area described 
        in paragraph (2) that is not designated as a wilderness area or 
        a wilderness addition by this Act (including an amendment made 
        by this Act) or any other Act enacted before the date of 
        enactment of this Act has been adequately studied for 
        wilderness designation.
            (2) Description of study areas.--The study areas referred 
        to in subsection (a) are--
                    (A) the Cady Mountains Wilderness Study Area; and
                    (B) the Soda Mountains Wilderness Study Area.
            (3) Release.--Any portion of a wilderness study area 
        described in paragraph (2) that is not designated as a 
        wilderness area or a wilderness addition by this Act (including 
        an amendment made by this Act) or any other Act enacted before 
        the date of enactment of this Act is no longer subject to 
        section 603(c) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 
        1976 (43 U.S.C. 1782(c)).

            TITLE II--DESIGNATION OF SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREA

SEC. 201. VINAGRE WASH SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREA.

    Title I of the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 (16 U.S.C. 
1132 note; Public Law 103-433; 108 Stat. 4472) is amended by adding at 
the end the following:

``SEC. 109. VINAGRE WASH SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREA.

    ``(a) Definitions.--In this section:
            ``(1) Management area.--The term `Management Area' means 
        the Vinagre Wash Special Management Area established by 
        subsection (b).
            ``(2) Map.--The term `map' means the map entitled `Vinagre 
        Wash Proposed Special Management Area' and dated November 10, 
        2009.
            ``(3) Public land.--The term `public land' has the meaning 
        given the term `public lands' in section 103 of the Federal 
        Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1702).
            ``(4) State.--The term `State' means the State of 
        California.
    ``(b) Establishment.--There is established the Vinagre Wash Special 
Management Area in the State, to be managed by the Secretary.
    ``(c) Purpose.--The purpose of the Management Area is to conserve, 
protect, and enhance--
            ``(1) the plant and wildlife values of the Management Area; 
        and
            ``(2) the outstanding and nationally significant 
        ecological, geological, scenic, recreational, archaeological, 
        cultural, historic, and other resources of the Management Area.
    ``(d) Boundaries.--The Management Area shall consist of the public 
land in Imperial County, California, comprising approximately 81,880 
acres, as generally depicted on the map.
    ``(e) Map; Legal Description.--
            ``(1) In general.--As soon as practicable, but not later 
        than 3 years, after the date of enactment of this section, the 
        Secretary shall submit a map and legal description of the 
        Management Area to--
                    ``(A) the Committee on Natural Resources of the 
                House of Representatives; and
                    ``(B) the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources 
                of the Senate.
            ``(2) Effect.--The map and legal description submitted 
        under paragraph (1) shall have the same force and effect as if 
        included in this section, except that the Secretary may correct 
        any errors in the map and legal description.
            ``(3) Availability.--Copies of the map submitted under 
        paragraph (1) shall be on file and available for public 
        inspection in--
                    ``(A) the Office of the Director of the Bureau of 
                Land Management; and
                    ``(B) the appropriate office of the Bureau of Land 
                Management in the State.
    ``(f) Management.--
            ``(1) In general.--The Secretary shall manage the 
        Management Area--
                    ``(A) in a manner that conserves, protects, and 
                enhances the purposes for which the Management Area is 
                established; and
                    ``(B) in accordance with--
                            ``(i) this section;
                            ``(ii) the Federal Land Policy and 
                        Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et 
                        seq.); and
                            ``(iii) other applicable laws.
            ``(2) Uses.--The Secretary shall allow only those uses that 
        are consistent with the purposes of the Management Area, 
        including hiking, camping, hunting, and sightseeing and the use 
        of motorized vehicles, mountain bikes, and horses on designated 
        routes in the Management Area in a manner that--
                    ``(A) is consistent with the purpose of the 
                Management Area described in subsection (c);
                    ``(B) ensures public health and safety; and
                    ``(C) is consistent with all applicable laws 
                (including regulations), including the Desert Renewable 
                Energy Conservation Plan.
            ``(3) Off-highway vehicle use.--
                    ``(A) In general.--Subject to subparagraphs (B) and 
                (C) and all other applicable laws, the use of off-
                highway vehicles shall be permitted on routes in the 
                Management Area as generally depicted on the map.
                    ``(B) Closure.--The Secretary may close or 
                permanently reroute a portion of a route described in 
                subparagraph (A)--
                            ``(i) to prevent, or allow for restoration 
                        of, resource damage;
                            ``(ii) to protect Tribal cultural 
                        resources, including the resources identified 
                        in the Tribal cultural resources management 
                        plan developed under section 705(d);
                            ``(iii) to address public safety concerns; 
                        or
                            ``(iv) as otherwise required by law.
                    ``(C) Designation of additional routes.--During the 
                3-year period beginning on the date of enactment of 
                this section, the Secretary--
                            ``(i) shall accept petitions from the 
                        public regarding additional routes for off-
                        highway vehicles; and
                            ``(ii) may designate additional routes that 
                        the Secretary determines--
                                    ``(I) would provide significant or 
                                unique recreational opportunities; and
                                    ``(II) are consistent with the 
                                purposes of the Management Area.
            ``(4) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, all 
        Federal land within the Management Area is withdrawn from--
                    ``(A) all forms of entry, appropriation, or 
                disposal under the public land laws;
                    ``(B) location, entry, and patent under the mining 
                laws; and
                    ``(C) right-of-way, leasing, or disposition under 
                all laws relating to--
                            ``(i) minerals and mineral materials; or
                            ``(ii) solar, wind, and geothermal energy.
            ``(5) No buffers.--The establishment of the Management Area 
        shall not--
                    ``(A) create a protective perimeter or buffer zone 
                around the Management Area; or
                    ``(B) preclude uses or activities outside the 
                Management Area that are permitted under other 
                applicable laws, even if the uses or activities are 
                prohibited within the Management Area.
            ``(6) Notice of available routes.--The Secretary shall 
        ensure that visitors to the Management Area have access to 
        adequate notice relating to the availability of designated 
        routes in the Management Area through--
                    ``(A) the placement of appropriate signage along 
                the designated routes;
                    ``(B) the distribution of maps, safety education 
                materials, and other information that the Secretary 
                determines to be appropriate; and
                    ``(C) restoration of areas that are not designated 
                as open routes, including vertical mulching.
            ``(7) Stewardship.--The Secretary, in consultation with 
        Indian Tribes and other interests, shall develop a program to 
        provide opportunities for monitoring and stewardship of the 
        Management Area to minimize environmental impacts and prevent 
        resource damage from recreational use, including volunteer 
        assistance with--
                    ``(A) route signage;
                    ``(B) restoration of closed routes;
                    ``(C) protection of Management Area resources; and
                    ``(D) recreation education.
            ``(8) Protection of tribal cultural resources.--Not later 
        than 2 years after the date of enactment of this section, the 
        Secretary, in accordance with chapter 2003 of title 54, United 
        States Code, and any other applicable law, shall--
                    ``(A) prepare and complete a Tribal cultural 
                resources survey of the Management Area; and
                    ``(B) consult with the Quechan Indian Nation and 
                other Indian tribes demonstrating ancestral, cultural, 
                or other ties to the resources within the Management 
                Area on the development and implementation of the 
                Tribal cultural resources survey under subparagraph 
                (A).''.

               TITLE III--NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM ADDITIONS

SEC. 301. DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK BOUNDARY REVISION.

    (a) In General.--The boundary of Death Valley National Park is 
adjusted to include--
            (1) the approximately 33,000 acres of Bureau of Land 
        Management land in Inyo County, California, abutting the 
        southern end of the Death Valley National Park that lies 
        between Death Valley National Park to the north and Ft. Irwin 
        Military Reservation to the south and which runs approximately 
        34 miles from west to east, as depicted on the map entitled 
        ``Death Valley National Park Proposed Boundary Addition-Bowling 
        Alley'', numbered 143/100,080C, and dated October 7, 2014; and
            (2) the approximately 6,369 acres of Bureau of Land 
        Management land in Inyo County, California, located in the 
        northeast area of Death Valley National Park that is within, 
        and surrounded by, land under the jurisdiction of the Director 
        of the National Park Service, as depicted on the map entitled 
        ``Death Valley National Park Proposed Boundary Addition-
        Crater'', numbered 143/100,079C, and dated October 7, 2014.
    (b) Availability of Map.--The maps described in paragraphs (1) and 
(2) of subsection (a) shall be on file and available for public 
inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.
    (c) Administration.--The Secretary shall--
            (1) administer any land added to Death Valley National Park 
        under subsection (a)--
                    (A) as part of Death Valley National Park; and
                    (B) in accordance with applicable laws (including 
                regulations); and
            (2) not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of 
        this Act, develop a memorandum of understanding with Inyo 
        County, California, permitting ongoing access and use to 
        existing gravel pits along Saline Valley Road within Death 
        Valley National Park for road maintenance and repairs in 
        accordance with applicable laws (including regulations).
    (d) Mormon Peak Microwave Facility.--Title VI of the California 
Desert Protection Act of 1994 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note; Public Law 103-433; 
108 Stat. 4496) is amended by adding at the end the following:

``SEC. 604. MORMON PEAK MICROWAVE FACILITY.

    ``The designation of the Death Valley National Park Wilderness by 
section 601(a)(1) shall not preclude the operation and maintenance of 
the Mormon Peak Microwave Facility.''.

SEC. 302. MOJAVE NATIONAL PRESERVE.

    The boundary of the Mojave National Preserve is adjusted to include 
the 25 acres of Bureau of Land Management land in Baker, California, as 
depicted on the map entitled ``Mojave National Preserve Proposed 
Boundary Addition'', numbered 170/100,199, and dated August 2009.

SEC. 303. JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK.

    (a) Boundary Adjustment.--The boundary of the Joshua Tree National 
Park is adjusted to include--
            (1) the approximately 2,879 acres of land managed by the 
        Bureau of Land Management that are contiguous at several 
        different places to the northern boundaries of Joshua Tree 
        National Park in the northwest section of the Park, as depicted 
        on the map entitled ``Joshua Tree National Park Proposed 
        Boundary Additions'', numbered 156/100,077, and dated August 
        2009; and
            (2) the approximately 1,639 acres of land that are 
        contiguous at several different places to the northern 
        boundaries of Joshua Tree National Park in the northwest 
        section of the Park, as depicted on the map entitled ``Mojave 
        Desert Land Trust National Park Service Additions'', numbered 
        156/126,376, and dated September 2014.
    (b) Availability of Maps.--The map described in subsection (a) and 
the map depicting the 25 acres described in subsection (c)(2) shall be 
on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices 
of the National Park Service.
    (c) Administration.--
            (1) In general.--The Secretary shall administer any land 
        added to the Joshua Tree National Park under subsection (a) and 
        the additional land described in paragraph (2)--
                    (A) as part of Joshua Tree National Park; and
                    (B) in accordance with applicable laws (including 
                regulations).
            (2) Description of additional land.--The additional land 
        referred to in paragraph (1) is the 25 acres of land--
                    (A) depicted on the map entitled ``Joshua Tree 
                National Park Boundary Adjustment Map'', numbered 156/
                80,049, and dated April 1, 2003;
                    (B) added to Joshua Tree National Park by the 
                notice of the Department of the Interior of August 28, 
                2003 (68 Fed. Reg. 51799); and
                    (C) more particularly described as lots 26, 27, 28, 
                33, and 34 in sec. 34, T. 1 N., R. 8 E., San Bernardino 
                Meridian.
    (d) Southern California Edison Company Energy Transport Facilities 
and Rights-of-way.--
            (1) In general.--Nothing in this section terminates any 
        valid right-of-way for the customary operation, maintenance, 
        upgrade, repair, relocation within an existing right-of-way, 
        replacement, or other authorized energy transport facility 
        activities in a right-of-way issued, granted, or permitted to 
        the Southern California Edison Company or the predecessors, 
        successors, or assigns of the Southern California Edison 
        Company that is located on land described in paragraphs (1) and 
        (2) of subsection (a), including, at a minimum, the use of 
        mechanized vehicles, helicopters, or other aerial devices.
            (2) Upgrades and replacements.--Nothing in this section 
        prohibits the upgrading or replacement of--
                    (A) Southern California Edison Company energy 
                transport facilities, including the energy transport 
                facilities referred to as the Jellystone, Burnt 
                Mountain, Whitehorn, Allegra, and Utah distribution 
                circuits rights-of-way; or
                    (B) an energy transport facility in rights-of-way 
                issued, granted, or permitted by the Secretary adjacent 
                to Southern California Edison Joshua Tree Utility 
                Facilities.
            (3) Publication of plans.--Not later than the date that is 
        1 year after the date of enactment of this Act or the issuance 
        of a new energy transport facility right-of-way within the 
        Joshua Tree National Park, whichever is earlier, the Secretary, 
        in consultation with the Southern California Edison Company, 
        shall publish plans for regular and emergency access by the 
        Southern California Edison Company to the rights-of-way of the 
        Southern California Edison Company within Joshua Tree National 
        Park.
    (e) Visitor Center.--Title IV of the California Desert Protection 
Act of 1994 (16 U.S.C. 410aaa-21 et seq.) is amended by adding at the 
end the following:

``SEC. 408. VISITOR CENTER.

    ``(a) In General.--The Secretary may acquire not more than 5 acres 
of land and interests in land, and improvements on the land and 
interests, outside the boundaries of the park, in the unincorporated 
village of Joshua Tree, for the purpose of operating a visitor center.
    ``(b) Boundary.--The Secretary shall modify the boundary of the 
park to include the land acquired under this section as a noncontiguous 
parcel.
    ``(c) Administration.--Land and facilities acquired under this 
section--
            ``(1) may include the property owned (as of the date of 
        enactment of this section) by the Joshua Tree National Park 
        Association and commonly referred to as the `Joshua Tree 
        National Park Visitor Center';
            ``(2) shall be administered by the Secretary as part of the 
        park; and
            ``(3) may be acquired only with the consent of the owner, 
        by donation, purchase with donated or appropriated funds, or 
        exchange.''.

             TITLE IV--OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RECREATION AREAS

SEC. 401. OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RECREATION AREAS.

    Public Law 103-433 is amended by inserting after title XII (16 
U.S.C. 410bbb et seq.) the following:

           ``TITLE XIII--OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RECREATION AREAS

``SEC. 1301. DESIGNATION OF OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RECREATION AREAS.

    ``(a) In General.--
            ``(1) Designation.--In accordance with the Federal Land 
        Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) and 
        resource management plans developed under this title and 
        subject to valid rights, the following land within the 
        Conservation Area in San Bernardino County, California, is 
        designated as Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Areas:
                    ``(A) Dumont dunes off-highway vehicle recreation 
                area.--Certain Bureau of Land Management land in the 
                Conservation Area, comprising approximately 7,630 
                acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled 
                `Dumont Dunes Proposed OHV Recreation Area' and dated 
                February 22, 2018, which shall be known as the `Dumont 
                Dunes Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area'.
                    ``(B) El mirage off-highway vehicle recreation 
                area.--Certain Bureau of Land Management land in the 
                Conservation Area, comprising approximately 14,930 
                acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `El 
                Mirage Proposed OHV Recreation Area' and dated February 
                22, 2018, which shall be known as the `El Mirage Off-
                Highway Vehicle Recreation Area'.
                    ``(C) Rasor off-highway vehicle recreation area.--
                Certain Bureau of Land Management land in the 
                Conservation Area, comprising approximately 23,910 
                acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Rasor 
                Proposed OHV Recreation Area' and dated February 22, 
                2018, which shall be known as the `Rasor Off-Highway 
                Vehicle Recreation Area'.
                    ``(D) Spangler hills off-highway vehicle recreation 
                area.--Certain Bureau of Land Management land in the 
                Conservation Area, comprising approximately 56,140 
                acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled 
                `Spangler Hills Proposed OHV Recreation Area' and dated 
                February 22, 2018, which shall be known as the 
                `Spangler Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area'.
                    ``(E) Stoddard valley off-highway vehicle 
                recreation area.--Certain Bureau of Land Management 
                land in the Conservation Area, comprising approximately 
                40,110 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled 
                `Stoddard Valley Proposed OHV Recreation Area' and 
                dated February 22, 2018, which shall be known as the 
                `Stoddard Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area'.
            ``(2) Expansion of johnson valley off-highway vehicle 
        recreation area.--The Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle 
        Recreation Area designated by section 2945 of the Military 
        Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 (division B 
        of Public Law 113-66; 127 Stat. 1038) is expanded to include 
        approximately 11,300 acres, as generally depicted on the map 
        entitled `Proposed Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle 
        Recreation Area Additions' and dated March 15, 2018.
    ``(b) Purpose.--The purpose of the off-highway vehicle recreation 
areas designated or expanded under subsection (a) is to preserve and 
enhance the recreational opportunities within the Conservation Area 
(including opportunities for off-highway vehicle recreation), while 
conserving the wildlife and other natural resource values of the 
Conservation Area.
    ``(c) Maps and Descriptions.--
            ``(1) Preparation and submission.--As soon as practicable 
        after the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary shall 
        file a map and legal description of each off-highway vehicle 
        recreation area designated or expanded by subsection (a) with--
                    ``(A) the Committee on Natural Resources of the 
                House of Representatives; and
                    ``(B) the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources 
                of the Senate.
            ``(2) Legal effect.--The map and legal descriptions of the 
        off-highway vehicle recreation areas filed under paragraph (1) 
        shall have the same force and effect as if included in this 
        title, except that the Secretary may correct errors in the map 
        and legal descriptions.
            ``(3) Public availability.--Each map and legal description 
        filed under paragraph (1) shall be filed and made available for 
        public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of 
        Land Management.
    ``(d) Use of the Land.--
            ``(1) Recreational activities.--
                    ``(A) In general.--The Secretary shall continue to 
                authorize, maintain, and enhance the recreational uses 
                of the off-highway vehicle recreation areas designated 
                or expanded by subsection (a), including off-highway 
                recreation, hiking, camping, hunting, mountain biking, 
                sightseeing, rockhounding, and horseback riding, as 
                long as the recreational use is consistent with this 
                section and any other applicable law.
                    ``(B) Off-highway vehicle and off-highway 
                recreation.--To the extent consistent with applicable 
                Federal law (including regulations) and this section, 
                any authorized recreation activities and use 
                designations in effect on the date of enactment of this 
                title and applicable to the off-highway vehicle 
                recreation areas designated or expanded by subsection 
                (a) shall continue, including casual off-highway 
                vehicular use, racing, competitive events, rock 
                crawling, training, and other forms of off-highway 
                recreation.
            ``(2) Wildlife guzzlers.--Wildlife guzzlers shall be 
        allowed in the off-highway vehicle recreation areas designated 
        or expanded by subsection (a) in accordance with--
                    ``(A) applicable Bureau of Land Management 
                guidelines; and
                    ``(B) State law.
            ``(3) Prohibited uses.--
                    ``(A) In general.--Except as provided in 
                subparagraph (B), commercial development (including 
                development of energy facilities, but excluding energy 
                transport facilities, rights-of-way, and related 
                telecommunication facilities) shall be prohibited in 
                the off-highway vehicle recreation areas designated or 
                expanded by subsection (a) if the Secretary determines 
                that the development is incompatible with the purpose 
                described in subsection (b).
                    ``(B) Exception.--The Secretary may issue a 
                temporary permit to a commercial vendor to provide 
                accessories and other support for off-highway vehicle 
                use in an off-highway vehicle recreation area 
                designated or expanded by subsection (a) for a limited 
                period and consistent with the purposes of the off-
                highway vehicle recreation area and applicable laws.
    ``(e) Administration.--
            ``(1) In general.--The Secretary shall administer the off-
        highway vehicle recreation areas designated or expanded by 
        subsection (a) in accordance with--
                    ``(A) this title;
                    ``(B) the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 
                1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.); and
                    ``(C) any other applicable laws (including 
                regulations).
            ``(2) Management plan.--
                    ``(A) In general.--As soon as practicable, but not 
                later than 3 years after the date of enactment of this 
                title, the Secretary shall--
                            ``(i) amend existing resource management 
                        plans applicable to the off-highway vehicle 
                        recreation areas designated or expanded by 
                        subsection (a); or
                            ``(ii) develop new management plans for 
                        each off-highway vehicle recreation area 
                        designated or expanded under that subsection.
                    ``(B) Requirements.--All new or amended plans under 
                subparagraph (A) shall be designed to preserve and 
                enhance safe off-highway vehicle and other recreational 
                opportunities within the applicable recreation area 
                consistent with--
                            ``(i) the purpose described in subsection 
                        (b); and
                            ``(ii) any applicable laws (including 
                        regulations).
                    ``(C) Interim plans.--Pending completion of a new 
                management plan under subparagraph (A), the existing 
                resource management plans shall govern the use of the 
                applicable off-highway vehicle recreation area.
    ``(f) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, all Federal 
land within the off-highway vehicle recreation areas designated or 
expanded by subsection (a) is withdrawn from--
            ``(1) all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under 
        the public land laws;
            ``(2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; 
        and
            ``(3) right-of-way, leasing, or disposition under all laws 
        relating to mineral leasing, geothermal leasing, or mineral 
        materials.
    ``(g) Study.--
            ``(1) In general.--As soon as practicable, but not later 
        than 2 years, after the date of enactment of this title, the 
        Secretary shall complete a study to identify Bureau of Land 
        Management land within the California Desert Conservation Area 
        that is suitable for addition to the off-highway vehicle 
        recreation areas designated or expanded by subsection (a).
            ``(2) Study areas.--The study required under paragraph (1) 
        shall include--
                    ``(A) certain Bureau of Land Management land in the 
                California Desert Conservation Area, comprising 
                approximately 41,000 acres, as generally depicted on 
                the map entitled `Spangler Hills Proposed Expansion 
                Study Area' and dated March 9, 2018;
                    ``(B) certain Bureau of Land Management land in the 
                California Desert Conservation Area, comprising 
                approximately 680 acres, as generally depicted on the 
                map entitled `El Mirage Proposed Expansion Study Area' 
                and dated February 22, 2018; and
                    ``(C) certain Bureau of Land Management land in the 
                California Desert Conservation Area, comprising 
                approximately 10,130 acres, as generally depicted on 
                the map entitled `Johnson Valley Proposed Expansion 
                Study Area' and dated March 15, 2018.
            ``(3) Requirements.--In preparing the study under paragraph 
        (1), the Secretary shall--
                    ``(A) seek input from stakeholders, including--
                            ``(i) the State, including--
                                    ``(I) the California Public 
                                Utilities Commission; and
                                    ``(II) the California Energy 
                                Commission;
                            ``(ii) San Bernardino County, California;
                            ``(iii) the public;
                            ``(iv) recreational user groups;
                            ``(v) conservation organizations;
                            ``(vi) the Southern California Edison 
                        Company;
                            ``(vii) the Pacific Gas and Electric 
                        Company; and
                            ``(viii) other Federal agencies, including 
                        the Department of Defense;
                    ``(B) identify and exclude from consideration any 
                land that--
                            ``(i) is managed for conservation purposes;
                            ``(ii) may be suitable for renewable energy 
                        development; or
                            ``(iii) may be necessary for energy 
                        transmission; and
                    ``(C) not recommend or approve expansion of off-
                highway recreation areas within the California Desert 
                Conservation Area that collectively would exceed the 
                total acres administratively designated for off-highway 
                recreation within the California Desert Conservation 
                Area as of the day before the date of enactment of the 
                National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 
                (Public Law 113-66; 127 Stat. 672).
            ``(4) Applicable law.--The Secretary shall consider the 
        information and recommendations of the study completed under 
        paragraph (1) to determine the impacts of expanding off-highway 
        vehicle recreation areas designated or expanded by subsection 
        (a) on the California Desert Conservation Area, in accordance 
        with--
                    ``(A) the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
                (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.);
                    ``(B) the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 
                1531 et seq.); and
                    ``(C) any other applicable law (including 
                regulations), plan, and the Desert Renewable Energy 
                Conservation Plan.
            ``(5) Submission to congress.--On completion of the study 
        under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall submit the study to--
                    ``(A) the Committee on Natural Resources of the 
                House of Representatives; and
                    ``(B) the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources 
                of the Senate.
    ``(h) Southern California Edison Company Utility Facilities and 
Rights-of-way.--
            ``(1) Effect of title.--Nothing in this title--
                    ``(A) terminates any validly issued right-of-way 
                for the customary operation, maintenance, upgrade, 
                repair, relocation within an existing right-of-way, 
                replacement, or other authorized energy transport 
                facility activities (including the use of any 
                mechanized vehicle, helicopter, and other aerial 
                device) in a right-of-way issued, granted, or permitted 
                to Southern California Edison Company (including any 
                predecessor or successor in interest or assign) that is 
                located on land included in--
                            ``(i) the El Mirage Off-Highway Vehicle 
                        Recreation Area;
                            ``(ii) the Spangler Hills National Off-
                        Highway Vehicle Recreation Area; or
                            ``(iii) the Stoddard Valley National Off 
                        Highway Vehicle Recreation Area;
                    ``(B) affects the application, siting, route 
                selection, right-of-way acquisition, or construction of 
                the Coolwater-Lugo transmission project, as may be 
                approved by the California Public Utilities Commission 
                and the Bureau of Land Management; or
                    ``(C) prohibits the upgrading or replacement of any 
                Southern California Edison Company--
                            ``(i) utility facility, including such a 
                        utility facility known on the date of enactment 
                        of this title as--
                                    ``(I) `Gale-PS 512 transmission 
                                lines or rights-of-way'; or
                                    ``(II) `Patio, Jack Ranch, and 
                                Kenworth distribution circuits or 
                                rights-of-way'; or
                            ``(ii) energy transport facility in a 
                        right-of-way issued, granted, or permitted by 
                        the Secretary adjacent to a utility facility 
                        referred to in clause (i).
            ``(2) Plans for access.--The Secretary, in consultation 
        with the Southern California Edison Company, shall publish 
        plans for regular and emergency access by the Southern 
        California Edison Company to the rights-of-way of the Company 
        by the date that is 1 year after the later of--
                    ``(A) the date of enactment of this title; and
                    ``(B) the date of issuance of a new energy 
                transport facility right-of-way within--
                            ``(i) the El Mirage Off-Highway Vehicle 
                        Recreation Area;
                            ``(ii) the Spangler Hills National Off-
                        Highway Vehicle Recreation Area; or
                            ``(iii) the Stoddard Valley National Off 
                        Highway Vehicle Recreation Area.
    ``(i) Pacific Gas and Electric Company Utility Facilities and 
Rights-of-way.--
            ``(1) Effect of title.--Nothing in this title--
                    ``(A) terminates any validly issued right-of-way 
                for the customary operation, maintenance, upgrade, 
                repair, relocation within an existing right-of-way, 
                replacement, or other authorized activity (including 
                the use of any mechanized vehicle, helicopter, and 
                other aerial device) in a right-of-way issued, granted, 
                or permitted to Pacific Gas and Electric Company 
                (including any predecessor or successor in interest or 
                assign) that is located on land included in the 
                Spangler Hills National Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation 
                Area; or
                    ``(B) prohibits the upgrading or replacement of 
                any--
                            ``(i) utility facilities of the Pacific Gas 
                        and Electric Company, including those utility 
                        facilities known on the date of enactment of 
                        this title as--
                                    ``(I) `Gas Transmission Line 311 or 
                                rights-of-way'; or
                                    ``(II) `Gas Transmission Line 372 
                                or rights-of-way'; or
                            ``(ii) utility facilities of the Pacific 
                        Gas and Electric Company in rights-of-way 
                        issued, granted, or permitted by the Secretary 
                        adjacent to a utility facility referred to in 
                        clause (i).
            ``(2) Plans for access.--Not later than 1 year after the 
        date of enactment of this title or the issuance of a new 
        utility facility right-of-way within the Spangler Hills 
        National Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area, whichever is 
        later, the Secretary, in consultation with the Pacific Gas and 
        Electric Company, shall publish plans for regular and emergency 
        access by the Pacific Gas and Electric Company to the rights-
        of-way of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

                 ``TITLE XIV--ALABAMA HILLS SCENIC AREA

``SEC. 1401. DEFINITIONS.

    ``In this title:
            ``(1) Management plan.--The term `management plan' means 
        the management plan for the Scenic Area developed under section 
        1403(a).
            ``(2) Map.--The term `Map' means the map entitled `Proposed 
        Alabama Hills National Scenic Area' and dated September 8, 
        2014.
            ``(3) Motorized vehicle.--The term `motorized vehicle' 
        means a motorized or mechanized vehicle and includes, when used 
        by a utility, mechanized equipment, a helicopter, and any other 
        aerial device necessary to maintain electrical or 
        communications infrastructure.
            ``(4) Scenic area.--The term `Scenic Area' means the 
        Alabama Hills Scenic Area established by section 1402(a).
            ``(5) State.--The term `State' means the State of 
        California.
            ``(6) Tribe.--The term `Tribe' means the Lone Pine Paiute-
        Shoshone Tribe.

``SEC. 1402. ALABAMA HILLS SCENIC AREA, CALIFORNIA.

    ``(a) Establishment.--Subject to valid existing rights, there is 
established in Inyo County, California, the Alabama Hills Scenic Area, 
to be comprised of the approximately 18,610 acres generally depicted on 
the Map as `National Scenic Area'.
    ``(b) Purpose.--The purpose of the Scenic Area is to conserve, 
protect, and enhance for the benefit, use, and enjoyment of present and 
future generations the nationally significant scenic, cultural, 
geological, educational, biological, historical, recreational, 
cinematographic, and scientific resources of the Scenic Area managed 
consistent with section 302(a) of the Federal Land Policy and 
Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1732(a)).
    ``(c) Map; Legal Descriptions.--
            ``(1) In general.--As soon as practicable after the date of 
        enactment of this title, the Secretary shall file a map and a 
        legal description of the Scenic Area with--
                    ``(A) the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources 
                of the Senate; and
                    ``(B) the Committee on Natural Resources of the 
                House of Representatives.
            ``(2) Force of law.--The map and legal descriptions filed 
        under paragraph (1) shall have the same force and effect as if 
        included in this title, except that the Secretary may correct 
        any clerical and typographical errors in the map and legal 
        descriptions.
            ``(3) Public availability.--Each map and legal description 
        filed under paragraph (1) shall be on file and available for 
        public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Forest 
        Service and the Bureau of Land Management.
    ``(d) Administration.--The Secretary shall manage the Scenic Area--
            ``(1) as a component of the National Landscape Conservation 
        System;
            ``(2) so as not to impact the future continuing operation 
        and maintenance of any activities associated with valid, 
        existing rights, including water rights;
            ``(3) in a manner that conserves, protects, and enhances 
        the resources and values of the Scenic Area described in 
        subsection (b); and
            ``(4) in accordance with--
                    ``(A) the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 
                1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.);
                    ``(B) this title; and
                    ``(C) any other applicable laws.
    ``(e) Management.--
            ``(1) In general.--The Secretary shall allow only such uses 
        of the Scenic Area as the Secretary determines would further 
        the purposes of the Scenic Area as described in subsection (b).
            ``(2) Recreational activities.--Except as otherwise 
        provided in this title or other applicable law, or as the 
        Secretary determines to be necessary for public health and 
        safety, the Secretary shall allow existing recreational uses of 
        the Scenic Area to continue, including hiking, mountain biking, 
        rock climbing, sightseeing, horseback riding, hunting, fishing, 
        and appropriate authorized motorized vehicle use in accordance 
        with paragraph (3).
            ``(3) Motorized vehicles.--Except as otherwise specified in 
        this title, or as necessary for administrative purposes or to 
        respond to an emergency, the use of motorized vehicles in the 
        Scenic Area shall be permitted only on--
                    ``(A) roads and trails designated by the Secretary 
                for use of motorized vehicles as part of a management 
                plan sustaining a semiprimitive motorized experience; 
                or
                    ``(B) county-maintained roads in accordance with 
                applicable State and county laws.
    ``(f) No Buffer Zones.--
            ``(1) In general.--Nothing in this title creates a 
        protective perimeter or buffer zone around the Scenic Area.
            ``(2) Activities outside scenic area.--The fact that an 
        activity or use on land outside the Scenic Area can be seen or 
        heard within the Scenic Area shall not preclude the activity or 
        use outside the boundaries of the Scenic Area.
    ``(g) Access.--The Secretary shall provide private landowners 
adequate access to inholdings in the Scenic Area.
    ``(h) Filming.--Nothing in this title prohibits filming (including 
commercial film production, student filming, and still photography) 
within the Scenic Area--
            ``(1) subject to--
                    ``(A) such reasonable regulations, policies, and 
                practices as the Secretary considers to be necessary; 
                and
                    ``(B) applicable law; and
            ``(2) in a manner consistent with the purposes described in 
        subsection (b).
    ``(i) Fish and Wildlife.--Nothing in this title affects the 
jurisdiction or responsibilities of the State with respect to fish and 
wildlife.
    ``(j) Livestock.--The grazing of livestock in the Scenic Area, 
including grazing under the Alabama Hills allotment and the George 
Creek allotment, as established before the date of enactment of this 
title, shall be permitted to continue--
            ``(1) subject to--
                    ``(A) such reasonable regulations, policies, and 
                practices as the Secretary considers to be necessary; 
                and
                    ``(B) applicable law; and
            ``(2) in a manner consistent with the purposes described in 
        subsection (b).
    ``(k) Withdrawal.--Subject to the provisions of this title and 
valid rights in existence on the date of enactment of this title, 
including rights established by prior withdrawals, the Federal land 
within the Scenic Area is withdrawn from all forms of--
            ``(1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public 
        land laws;
            ``(2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; 
        and
            ``(3) disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral and 
        geothermal leasing or mineral materials.
    ``(l) Wildland Fire Operations.--Nothing in this title prohibits 
the Secretary, in cooperation with other Federal, State, and local 
agencies, as appropriate, from conducting wildland fire operations in 
the Scenic Area, consistent with the purposes described in subsection 
(b).
    ``(m) Cooperative Agreements.--The Secretary may enter into 
cooperative agreements with, State, Tribal, and local governmental 
entities and private entities to conduct research, interpretation, or 
public education or to carry out any other initiative relating to the 
restoration, conservation, or management of the Scenic Area.
    ``(n) Utility Facilities and Rights-of-way.--
            ``(1) Effect of title.--Nothing in this title--
                    ``(A) affects the existence, use, operation, 
                maintenance (including vegetation control), repair, 
                construction, reconfiguration, expansion, inspection, 
                renewal, reconstruction, alteration, addition, 
                relocation, improvement, funding, removal, or 
                replacement of any utility facility or appurtenant 
                right-of-way within or adjacent to the Scenic Area;
                    ``(B) subject to subsection (e), affects necessary 
                or efficient access to utility facilities or rights-of-
                way within or adjacent to the Scenic Area; and
                    ``(C) precludes the Secretary from authorizing the 
                establishment of new utility facility rights-of-way 
                (including instream sites, routes, and areas) within 
                the Scenic Area in a manner that minimizes harm to the 
                purpose of the Scenic Area as described in subsection 
                (b)--
                            ``(i) in accordance with the National 
                        Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 
                        4321 et seq.) and any other applicable law;
                            ``(ii) subject to such terms and conditions 
                        as the Secretary determines to be appropriate; 
                        and
                            ``(iii) that are determined by the 
                        Secretary to be the only technical or feasible 
                        location, following consideration of 
                        alternatives within existing rights-of-way or 
                        outside of the Scenic Area.
            ``(2) Management plan.--Consistent with this title, the 
        Management Plan shall establish plans for maintenance of public 
        utility and other rights-of-way within the Scenic Area.

``SEC. 1403. MANAGEMENT PLAN.

    ``(a) In General.--Not later than 3 years after the date of 
enactment of this title, in accordance with subsections (b) and (c), 
the Secretary shall develop a comprehensive plan for the long-term 
management of the Scenic Area.
    ``(b) Consultation.--In developing the management plan, the 
Secretary shall consult with--
            ``(1) appropriate State, Tribal, and local governmental 
        entities, including Inyo County, the Los Angeles Department of 
        Water and Power, and the Tribe;
            ``(2) utilities, including Southern California Edison 
        Company;
            ``(3) the Alabama Hills Stewardship Group; and
            ``(4) members of the public.
    ``(c) Requirement.--In accordance with this title, the management 
plan shall establish plans for maintenance of public utility and other 
rights-of-way within the Scenic Area.
    ``(d) Incorporation.--In developing the management plan, in 
accordance with this section, the Secretary shall allow, in perpetuity, 
casual use mining limited to the use of hand tools, metal detectors, 
hand-fed dry washers, vacuum cleaners, gold pans, small sluices, and 
similar items.
    ``(e) Interim Management.--Pending completion of the management 
plan, the Secretary shall manage the Scenic Area in accordance with 
section 1402(b).

``SEC. 1404. LAND TAKEN INTO TRUST FOR LONE PINE PAIUTE-SHOSHONE 
              RESERVATION.

    ``(a) Trust Land.--As soon as practicable after the date of 
enactment of this title, the Secretary shall take the approximately 132 
acres of Federal land depicted on the Map as `Lone Pine Paiute-Shoshone 
Reservation Addition' into trust for the benefit of the Tribe, subject 
to the conditions that--
            ``(1) the land shall be subject to all easements, 
        covenants, conditions, restrictions, withdrawals, and other 
        matters of record in existence on the date of enactment of this 
        title; and
            ``(2) the Federal land over which the right-of-way for the 
        Los Angeles Aqueduct is located, generally described as the 
        250-foot-wide right-of-way granted to the City of Los Angeles 
        pursuant to the Act of June 30, 1906 (34 Stat. 801, chapter 
        3926), shall not be taken into trust for the Tribe.
    ``(b) Reservation Land.--The land taken into trust pursuant to 
subsection (a) shall be considered to be a part of the reservation of 
the Tribe.
    ``(c) Gaming Prohibition.--Land taken into trust under subsection 
(a) shall not be eligible, or considered to have been taken into trust, 
for gaming (within the meaning of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (25 
U.S.C. 2701 et seq.)).

``SEC. 1405. TRANSFER OF ADMINISTRATIVE JURISDICTION.

    ``Administrative jurisdiction over the approximately 40 acres of 
Federal land depicted on the Map as `USFS Transfer to BLM' is 
transferred from the Forest Service to the Bureau of Land Management.

``SEC. 1406. PROTECTION OF SERVICES AND RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES.

    ``(a) Effect of Title.--Nothing in this title limits the provision 
of any commercial service for existing or historic recreation use, as 
authorized by the permit process of the Bureau of Land Management.
    ``(b) Guided Recreational Opportunities.--Any valid existing 
commercial permit to exercise guided recreational opportunities for the 
public may continue as authorized on the day before the date of 
enactment of this title.''.

                         TITLE V--MISCELLANEOUS

SEC. 501. TRANSFER OF LAND TO ANZA-BORREGO DESERT STATE PARK.

    Title VII of the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 (16 
U.S.C. 410aaa-71 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the 
following:

``SEC. 712. TRANSFER OF LAND TO ANZA-BORREGO DESERT STATE PARK.

    ``(a) In General.--On termination of all mining claims to the land 
described in subsection (b), the Secretary shall transfer the land 
described in that subsection to the State of California.
    ``(b) Description of Land.--The land referred to in subsection (a) 
is certain Bureau of Land Management land in San Diego County, 
California, comprising approximately 934 acres, as generally depicted 
on the map entitled `Table Mountain Wilderness Study Area Proposed 
Transfer to the State' and dated July 15, 2009.
    ``(c) Management.--
            ``(1) In general.--The land transferred under subsection 
        (a) shall be managed in accordance with the provisions of the 
        California Wilderness Act (California Public Resources Code 
        sections 5093.30-5093.40).
            ``(2) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, the 
        land transferred under subsection (a) is withdrawn from--
                    ``(A) all forms of entry, appropriation, or 
                disposal under the public land laws;
                    ``(B) location, entry, and patent under the mining 
                laws; and
                    ``(C) disposition under all laws relating to 
                mineral and geothermal leasing.
            ``(3) Reversion.--If the State ceases to manage the land 
        transferred under subsection (a) as part of the State Park 
        System or in a manner inconsistent with the California 
        Wilderness Act (California Public Resources Code sections 
        5093.30-5093.40), the land shall revert to the Secretary at the 
        discretion of the Secretary, to be managed as a Wilderness 
        Study Area.''.

SEC. 502. WILDLIFE CORRIDORS.

    Title VII of the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 (16 
U.S.C. 410aaa-71 et seq.) (as amended by section 501) is amended by 
adding at the end the following:

``SEC. 713. WILDLIFE CORRIDORS.

    ``(a) In General.--The Secretary shall--
            ``(1) assess the impacts of habitat fragmentation on 
        wildlife in the California Desert Conservation Area; and
            ``(2) establish policies and procedures to ensure the 
        preservation of wildlife corridors and facilitate species 
        migration.
    ``(b) Study.--
            ``(1) In general.--As soon as practicable, but not later 
        than 2 years, after the date of enactment of this section, the 
        Secretary shall complete a study regarding the impact of 
        habitat fragmentation on wildlife in the California Desert 
        Conservation Area.
            ``(2) Components.--The study under paragraph (1) shall--
                    ``(A) identify the species migrating, or likely to 
                migrate in the California Desert Conservation Area;
                    ``(B) examine the impacts and potential impacts of 
                habitat fragmentation on--
                            ``(i) plants, insects, and animals;
                            ``(ii) soil;
                            ``(iii) air quality;
                            ``(iv) water quality and quantity; and
                            ``(v) species migration and survival;
                    ``(C) identify critical wildlife and species 
                migration corridors recommended for preservation; and
                    ``(D) include recommendations for ensuring the 
                biological connectivity of public land managed by the 
                Secretary and the Secretary of Defense throughout the 
                California Desert Conservation Area.
            ``(3) Rights-of-way.--The Secretary shall consider the 
        information and recommendations of the study under paragraph 
        (1) to determine the individual and cumulative impacts of 
        rights-of-way for projects in the California Desert 
        Conservation Area, in accordance with--
                    ``(A) the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
                (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.);
                    ``(B) the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 
                1531 et seq.); and
                    ``(C) any other applicable law.
    ``(c) Land Management Plans.--The Secretary shall incorporate into 
all land management plans applicable to the California Desert 
Conservation Area the findings and recommendations of the study 
completed under subsection (b).''.

SEC. 503. PROHIBITED USES OF ACQUIRED, DONATED, AND CONSERVATION LAND.

    Title VII of the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 (16 
U.S.C. 410aaa-71 et seq.) (as amended by section 502) is amended by 
adding at the end the following:

``SEC. 714. PROHIBITED USES OF ACQUIRED, DONATED, AND CONSERVATION 
              LAND.

    ``(a) Definitions.--In this section:
            ``(1) Acquired land.--The term `acquired land' means any 
        land acquired within the Conservation Area using amounts from 
        the land and water conservation fund established under section 
        200302 of title 54, United States Code.
            ``(2) Conservation area.--The term `Conservation Area' 
        means the California Desert Conservation Area.
            ``(3) Conservation land.--The term `conservation land' 
        means any land within the Conservation Area that is designated 
        to satisfy the conditions of a Federal habitat conservation 
        plan, general conservation plan, or State natural communities 
        conservation plan, including--
                    ``(A) national conservation land established 
                pursuant to section 2002(b)(2)(D) of the Omnibus Public 
                Land Management Act of 2009 (16 U.S.C. 7202(b)(2)(D)); 
                and
                    ``(B) areas of critical environmental concern 
                established pursuant to section 202(c)(3) of the 
                Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 
                U.S.C. 1712(c)(3)).
            ``(4) Donated land.--The term `donated land' means any 
        private land donated to the United States for conservation 
        purposes in the Conservation Area.
            ``(5) Donor.--The term `donor' means an individual or 
        entity that donates private land within the Conservation Area 
        to the United States.
            ``(6) Secretary.--The term `Secretary' means the Secretary, 
        acting through the Director of the Bureau of Land Management.
            ``(7) State.--The term `State' means the State of 
        California.
    ``(b) Prohibitions.--Except as provided in subsection (c), the 
Secretary shall not authorize the use of acquired land, conservation 
land, or donated land within the Conservation Area for any activities 
contrary to the conservation purposes for which the land was acquired, 
designated, or donated, including--
            ``(1) disposal;
            ``(2) rights-of-way;
            ``(3) leases;
            ``(4) livestock grazing;
            ``(5) infrastructure development, except as provided in 
        subsection (c);
            ``(6) mineral entry; and
            ``(7) off-highway vehicle use, except on--
                    ``(A) designated routes;
                    ``(B) off-highway vehicle areas designated by law; 
                and
                    ``(C) administratively designated open areas.
    ``(c) Exceptions.--
            ``(1) Authorization by secretary.--Subject to paragraph 
        (2), the Secretary may authorize limited exceptions to 
        prohibited uses of acquired land or donated land in the 
        Conservation Area if--
                    ``(A) a right-of-way application for a renewable 
                energy development project or associated energy 
                transport facility on acquired land or donated land was 
                submitted to the Bureau of Land Management on or before 
                December 1, 2009; or
                    ``(B) after the completion and consideration of an 
                analysis under the National Environmental Policy Act of 
                1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), the Secretary has 
                determined that proposed use is in the public interest.
            ``(2) Conditions.--
                    ``(A) In general.--If the Secretary grants an 
                exception to the prohibition under paragraph (1), the 
                Secretary shall require the permittee to donate private 
                land of comparable value located within the 
                Conservation Area to the United States to mitigate the 
                use.
                    ``(B) Approval.--The private land to be donated 
                under subparagraph (A) shall be approved by the 
                Secretary after--
                            ``(i) consultation, to the maximum extent 
                        practicable, with the donor of the private land 
                        proposed for nonconservation uses; and
                            ``(ii) an opportunity for public comment 
                        regarding the donation.
    ``(d) Existing Agreements.--Nothing in this section affects 
permitted or prohibited uses of donated land or acquired land in the 
Conservation Area established in any easements, deed restrictions, 
memoranda of understanding, or other agreements in existence on the 
date of enactment of this section.
    ``(e) Deed Restrictions.--Effective beginning on the date of 
enactment of this section, within the Conservation Area, the Secretary 
may--
            ``(1) accept deed restrictions requested by landowners for 
        land donated to, or otherwise acquired by, the United States; 
        and
            ``(2) consistent with existing rights, create deed 
        restrictions, easements, or other third-party rights relating 
        to any public land determined by the Secretary to be 
        necessary--
                    ``(A) to fulfill the mitigation requirements 
                resulting from the development of renewable resources; 
                or
                    ``(B) to satisfy the conditions of--
                            ``(i) a habitat conservation plan or 
                        general conservation plan established pursuant 
                        to section 10 of the Endangered Species Act of 
                        1973 (16 U.S.C. 1539); or
                            ``(ii) a natural communities conservation 
                        plan approved by the State.''.

SEC. 504. TRIBAL USES AND INTERESTS.

    Section 705 of the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 (16 
U.S.C. 410aaa-75) is amended--
            (1) by redesignating subsection (b) as subsection (c);
            (2) by striking subsection (a) and inserting the following:
    ``(a) Access.--The Secretary shall ensure access to areas 
designated under this Act by members of Indian Tribes for traditional 
cultural and religious purposes, consistent with applicable law, 
including Public Law 95-341 (commonly known as the `American Indian 
Religious Freedom Act') (42 U.S.C. 1996).
    ``(b) Temporary Closure.--
            ``(1) In general.--In accordance with applicable law, 
        including Public Law 95-341 (commonly known as the `American 
        Indian Religious Freedom Act') (42 U.S.C. 1996), and subject to 
        paragraph (2), the Secretary, on request of an Indian Tribe or 
        Indian religious community, shall temporarily close to general 
        public use any portion of an area designated as a national 
        monument, special management area, wild and scenic river, area 
        of critical environmental concern, or National Park System unit 
        under this Act (referred to in this subsection as a `designated 
        area') to protect the privacy of traditional cultural and 
        religious activities in the designated area by members of the 
        Indian tribe or Indian religious community.
            ``(2) Limitation.--In closing a portion of a designated 
        area under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall limit the closure 
        to the smallest practicable area for the minimum period 
        necessary for the traditional cultural and religious 
        activities.''; and
            (3) by adding at the end the following:
    ``(d) Tribal Cultural Resources Management Plan.--
            ``(1) In general.--Not later than 2 years after the date of 
        enactment of the California Desert Protection and Recreation 
        Act of 2018, the Secretary shall develop and implement a Tribal 
        cultural resources management plan to identify, protect, and 
        conserve cultural resources of Indian tribes associated with 
        the Xam Kwatchan Trail network extending from Avikwaame (Spirit 
        Mountain, Nevada) to Avikwlal (Pilot Knob, California).
            ``(2) Consultation.--The Secretary shall consult on the 
        development and implementation of the Tribal cultural resources 
        management plan under paragraph (1) with--
                    ``(A) each of--
                            ``(i) the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe;
                            ``(ii) the Hualapai Tribal Nation;
                            ``(iii) the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe;
                            ``(iv) the Colorado River Indian Tribes;
                            ``(v) the Quechan Indian Tribe; and
                            ``(vi) the Cocopah Indian Tribe; and
                    ``(B) the Advisory Council on Historic 
                Preservation.
            ``(3) Resource protection.--The Tribal cultural resources 
        management plan developed under paragraph (1) shall--
                    ``(A) be based on a completed Tribal cultural 
                resources survey; and
                    ``(B) include procedures for identifying, 
                protecting, and preserving petroglyphs, ancient trails, 
                intaglios, sleeping circles, artifacts, and other 
                resources of cultural, archaeological, or historical 
                significance in accordance with all applicable laws and 
                policies, including--
                            ``(i) chapter 2003 of title 54, United 
                        States Code;
                            ``(ii) Public Law 95-341 (commonly known as 
                        the `American Indian Religious Freedom Act') 
                        (42 U.S.C. 1996);
                            ``(iii) the Archaeological Resources 
                        Protection Act of 1979 (16 U.S.C. 470aa et 
                        seq.);
                            ``(iv) the Native American Graves 
                        Protection and Repatriation Act (25 U.S.C. 3001 
                        et seq.); and
                            ``(v) Public Law 103-141 (commonly known as 
                        the `Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 
                        1993') (42 U.S.C. 2000bb et seq.).
    ``(e) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, all Federal 
land within the area administratively withdrawn and known as the 
`Indian Pass Withdrawal Area' is permanently withdrawn from--
            ``(1) all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under 
        the public land laws;
            ``(2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; 
        and
            ``(3) right-of-way leasing and disposition under all laws 
        relating to minerals or solar, wind, or geothermal energy.''.

SEC. 505. RELEASE OF FEDERAL REVERSIONARY LAND INTERESTS.

    (a) Definitions.--In this section:
            (1) 1932 act.--The term ``1932 Act'' means the Act of June 
        18, 1932 (47 Stat. 324, chapter 270).
            (2) District.--The term ``District'' means the Metropolitan 
        Water District of Southern California.
    (b) Release.--Subject to valid existing claims perfected prior to 
the effective date of the 1932 Act and the reservation of minerals set 
forth in the 1932 Act, the Secretary shall release, convey, or 
otherwise quitclaim to the District, in a form recordable in local 
county records, and subject to the approval of the District, after 
consultation and without monetary consideration, all right, title, and 
remaining interest of the United States in and to the land that was 
conveyed to the District pursuant to the 1932 Act or any other law 
authorizing conveyance subject to restrictions or reversionary 
interests retained by the United States, on request by the District.
    (c) Terms and Conditions.--A conveyance authorized by subsection 
(b) shall be subject to the following terms and conditions:
            (1) The District shall cover, or reimburse the Secretary 
        for, the costs incurred by the Secretary to make the 
        conveyance, including title searches, surveys, deed 
        preparation, attorneys' fees, and similar expenses.
            (2) By accepting the conveyances, the District agrees to 
        indemnify and hold harmless the United States with regard to 
        any boundary dispute relating to any parcel conveyed under this 
        section.

SEC. 506. CALIFORNIA STATE SCHOOL LAND.

    Section 707 of the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 (16 
U.S.C. 410aaa-77) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a)--
                    (A) in the first sentence--
                            (i) by striking ``Upon request of the 
                        California State Lands Commission (hereinafter 
                        in this section referred to as the 
                        `Commission'), the Secretary shall enter into 
                        negotiations for an agreement'' and inserting 
                        the following:
            ``(1) In general.--The Secretary shall negotiate in good 
        faith to reach an agreement with the California State Lands 
        Commission (referred to in this section as the `Commission')''; 
        and
                            (ii) by inserting ``, national monuments, 
                        off-highway vehicle recreation areas,'' after 
                        ``more of the wilderness areas''; and
                    (B) in the second sentence, by striking ``The 
                Secretary shall negotiate in good faith to'' and 
                inserting the following:
            ``(2) Agreement.--To the maximum extent practicable, not 
        later than 10 years after the date of enactment of this title, 
        the Secretary shall'';
            (2) in subsection (b)(1), by inserting ``, national 
        monuments, off-highway vehicle recreation areas,'' after 
        ``wilderness areas''; and
            (3) in subsection (c), by adding at the end the following:
            ``(5) Special deposit fund account.--
                    ``(A) In general.--Assembled land exchanges may be 
                used to carry out this section through the sale of 
                surplus Federal property and subsequent acquisitions of 
                State school land.
                    ``(B) Receipts.--Past and future receipts from the 
                sale of property described in subsection (a), less any 
                costs incurred related to the sale, shall be deposited 
                in a Special Deposit Fund Account established in the 
                Treasury.
                    ``(C) Use.--Funds accumulated in the Special 
                Deposit Fund Account may be used by the Secretary, 
                without further appropriation, to acquire State school 
                lands or interest in the land consistent with this 
                section.''.

SEC. 507. DESIGNATION OF WILD AND SCENIC RIVERS.

    (a) Amargosa River, California.--Section 3(a)(196)(A) of the Wild 
and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)(196)(A)) is amended to read as 
follows:
                    ``(A) The approximately 6.1-mile segment of the 
                Amargosa River in the State of California, from 100 
                feet downstream of the State Highway 178 crossing to 
                100 feet upstream of the Tecopa Hot Springs Road 
                crossing, to be administered by the Secretary of the 
                Interior as a scenic river.''.
    (b) Additional Segments.--Section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic 
Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)) is amended by adding at the end the 
following:
            ``(214) Surprise canyon creek, california.--
                    ``(A) In general.--The following segments of 
                Surprise Canyon Creek in the State of California, to be 
                administered by the Secretary of the Interior:
                            ``(i) The approximately 5.3 miles of 
                        Surprise Canyon Creek from the confluence of 
                        Frenchman's Canyon and Water Canyon to 100 feet 
                        upstream of Chris Wicht Camp, as a wild river.
                            ``(ii) The approximately 1.8 miles of 
                        Surprise Canyon Creek from 100 feet upstream of 
                        Chris Wicht Camp to the southern boundary of 
                        sec. 14, T. 21 N., R. 44 E., as a recreational 
                        river.
                    ``(B) Effect on historic mining structures.--
                Nothing in this paragraph affects the historic mining 
                structures associated with the former Panamint Mining 
                District.
            ``(215) Deep creek, california.--
                    ``(A) In general.--The following segments of Deep 
                Creek in the State of California, to be administered by 
                the Secretary of Agriculture:
                            ``(i) The approximately 6.5-mile segment 
                        from 0.125 mile downstream of the Rainbow Dam 
                        site in sec. 33, T. 2 N., R. 2 W., to 0.25 
                        miles upstream of the Road 3N34 crossing, as a 
                        wild river.
                            ``(ii) The 0.5-mile segment from 0.25 mile 
                        upstream of the Road 3N34 crossing to 0.25 mile 
                        downstream of the Road 3N34 crossing, as a 
                        scenic river.
                            ``(iii) The 2.5-mile segment from 0.25 
                        miles downstream of the Road 3 N. 34 crossing 
                        to 0.25 miles upstream of the Trail 2W01 
                        crossing, as a wild river.
                            ``(iv) The 0.5-mile segment from 0.25 miles 
                        upstream of the Trail 2W01 crossing to 0.25 
                        mile downstream of the Trail 2W01 crossing, as 
                        a scenic river.
                            ``(v) The 10-mile segment from 0.25 miles 
                        downstream of the Trail 2W01 crossing to the 
                        upper limit of the Mojave dam flood zone in 
                        sec. 17, T. 3 N., R. 3 W., as a wild river.
                            ``(vi) The 11-mile segment of Holcomb Creek 
                        from 100 yards downstream of the Road 3N12 
                        crossing to .25 miles downstream of Holcomb 
                        Crossing, as a recreational river.
                            ``(vii) The 3.5-mile segment of the Holcomb 
                        Creek from 0.25 miles downstream of Holcomb 
                        Crossing to the Deep Creek confluence, as a 
                        wild river.
                    ``(B) Effect on ski operations.--Nothing in this 
                paragraph affects--
                            ``(i) the operations of the Snow Valley Ski 
                        Resort; or
                            ``(ii) the State regulation of water rights 
                        and water quality associated with the operation 
                        of the Snow Valley Ski Resort.
            ``(216) Whitewater river, california.--The following 
        segments of the Whitewater River in the State of California, to 
        be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture and the 
        Secretary of the Interior, acting jointly:
                    ``(A) The 5.8-mile segment of the North Fork 
                Whitewater River from the source of the River near Mt. 
                San Gorgonio to the confluence with the Middle Fork, as 
                a wild river.
                    ``(B) The 6.4-mile segment of the Middle Fork 
                Whitewater River from the source of the River to the 
                confluence with the South Fork, as a wild river.
                    ``(C) The 1-mile segment of the South Fork 
                Whitewater River from the confluence of the River with 
                the East Fork to the section line between sections 32 
                and 33, T. 1 S., R. 2 E., as a wild river.
                    ``(D) The 1-mile segment of the South Fork 
                Whitewater River from the section line between sections 
                32 and 33, T. 1 S., R. 2 E., to the section line 
                between sections 33 and 34, T. 1 S., R. 2 E., as a 
                recreational river.
                    ``(E) The 4.9-mile segment of the South Fork 
                Whitewater River from the section line between sections 
                33 and 34, T. 1 S., R. 2 E., to the confluence with the 
                Middle Fork, as a wild river.
                    ``(F) The 5.4-mile segment of the main stem of the 
                Whitewater River from the confluence of the South and 
                Middle Forks to the San Gorgonio Wilderness boundary, 
                as a wild river.
                    ``(G) The 3.6-mile segment of the main stem of the 
                Whitewater River from the San Gorgonio Wilderness 
                boundary to .25 miles upstream of the southern boundary 
                of section 35, T. 2 S., R. 3 E., as a recreational 
                river.''.

SEC. 508. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

    (a) Short Title.--Section 1 of the California Desert Protection Act 
of 1994 (16 U.S.C. 410aaa note; Public Law 103-433) is amended by 
striking ``1 and 2, and titles I through IX'' and inserting ``1, 2, and 
3, titles I through IX, and titles XIII and XIV''.
    (b) Definitions.--The California Desert Protection Act of 1994 
(Public Law 103-433; 108 Stat. 4471) is amended by inserting after 
section 2 the following:

``SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

    ``(a) Titles I Through Ix.--In titles I through IX, the term `this 
Act' means only--
            ``(1) sections 1 and 2; and
            ``(2) titles I through IX.
    ``(b) Titles Xiii and Xiv.--In titles XIII and XIV:
            ``(1) Conservation area.--The term `Conservation Area' 
        means the California Desert Conservation Area.
            ``(2) Secretary.--The term `Secretary' means--
                    ``(A) with respect to land under the jurisdiction 
                of the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of the 
                Interior; and
                    ``(B) with respect to land under the jurisdiction 
                of the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of 
                Agriculture.
            ``(3) State.--The term `State' means the State of 
        California.''.

SEC. 509. JUNIPER FLATS.

    The California Desert Protection Act of 1994 is amended by striking 
section 711 (16 U.S.C. 410aaa-81) and inserting the following:

``SEC. 711. JUNIPER FLATS.

    ``Development of renewable energy generation facilities (excluding 
rights-of-way or facilities for the transmission of energy and 
telecommunication facilities and infrastructure) is prohibited on the 
approximately 28,000 acres of Federal land generally depicted as `BLM 
Land Withdrawn from Energy Development and Power Generation' on the map 
entitled `Juniper Flats' and dated September 21, 2015.''.

SEC. 510. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS TO CALIFORNIA MILITARY LANDS WITHDRAWAL 
              AND OVERFLIGHTS ACT OF 1994.

    (a) Findings.--Section 801(b)(2) of the California Military Lands 
Withdrawal and Overflights Act of 1994 (16 U.S.C. 410aaa-82 note; 
Public Law 103-433) is amended by inserting ``, special management 
areas, off-highway vehicle recreation areas, scenic areas,'' before 
``and wilderness areas''.
    (b) Overflights; Special Airspace.--Section 802 of the California 
Military Lands Withdrawal and Overflights Act of 1994 (16 U.S.C. 
410aaa-82) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a), by inserting ``, scenic areas, off-
        highway vehicle recreation areas, or special management areas'' 
        before ``designated by this Act'';
            (2) in subsection (b), by inserting ``, scenic areas, off-
        highway vehicle recreation areas, or special management areas'' 
        before ``designated by this Act''; and
            (3) by adding at the end the following:
    ``(d) Department of Defense Facilities.--Nothing in this Act alters 
any authority of the Secretary of Defense to conduct military 
operations at installations and ranges within the California Desert 
Conservation Area that are authorized under any other provision of 
law.''.

SEC. 511. DESERT TORTOISE CONSERVATION CENTER.

    (a) In General.--The Secretary shall establish, operate, and 
maintain a trans-State desert tortoise conservation center (referred to 
in this section as the ``Center'') on public land along the California-
Nevada border--
            (1) to support desert tortoise research, disease 
        monitoring, handling training, rehabilitation, and 
        reintroduction;
            (2) to provide temporary quarters for animals collected 
        from authorized salvage from renewable energy sites; and
            (3) to ensure the full recovery and ongoing survival of the 
        species.
    (b) Center.--In carrying out this section, the Secretary shall--
            (1) seek the participation of or contract with qualified 
        organizations with expertise in desert tortoise disease 
        research and experience with desert tortoise translocation 
        techniques, and scientific training of professional biologists 
        for handling tortoises, to staff and manage the Center;
            (2) ensure that the Center engages in public outreach and 
        education on tortoise handling; and
            (3) consult with the State and the State of Nevada to 
        ensure that the Center is operated consistent with State law.
    (c) Non-Federal Contributions.--The Secretary may accept and expend 
contributions of non-Federal funds to establish, operate, and maintain 
the Center.
                                                       Calendar No. 725

115th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                                 S. 32

                          [Report No. 115-421]

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                                 A BILL

  To provide for conservation, enhanced recreation opportunities, and 
 development of renewable energy in the California Desert Conservation 
                     Area, and for other purposes.

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                            December 6, 2018

                       Reported with an amendment