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113th Congress                                                   Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session                                                     113-593

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     NORTHERN NEVADA LAND CONSERVATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT

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 September 15, 2014.--Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on 
            the State of the Union and ordered to be printed

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 Mr. Hastings of Washington, from the Committee on Natural Resources, 
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                        [To accompany H.R. 5205]

      [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office]

    The Committee on Natural Resources, to whom was referred 
the bill (H.R. 5205) to authorize certain land conveyances 
involving public lands in northern Nevada to promote economic 
development and conservation, and for other purposes, having 
considered the same, report favorably thereon with an amendment 
and recommend that the bill as amended do pass.
    The amendment is as follows:
  Strike all after the enacting clause and insert the 
following:

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

  (a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Northern Nevada Land 
Conservation and Economic Development Act''.
  (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this Act is as 
follows:

Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.

         TITLE I--PINE FOREST RANGE RECREATION ENHANCEMENT ACT

Sec. 101. Short title.
Sec. 102. Definitions.
Sec. 103. Addition to National Wilderness Preservation System.
Sec. 104. Administration.
Sec. 105. Release of wilderness study areas.
Sec. 106. Wildlife management.
Sec. 107. Land exchanges.
Sec. 108. Native American cultural and religious uses.

    TITLE II--LYON COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION ACT

Sec. 201. Short title; table of contents.
Sec. 202. Land conveyance to Yerington, Nevada.
Sec. 203. Addition to National Wilderness Preservation System.
Sec. 204. Withdrawal.
Sec. 205. Native American cultural and religious uses.

           TITLE III--CARLIN ECONOMIC SELF-DETERMINATION ACT

Sec. 301. Conveyance of certain Federal land to City of Carlin, Nevada.

           TITLE IV--FERNLEY ECONOMIC SELF-DETERMINATION ACT

Sec. 401. Definitions.
Sec. 402. Conveyance of certain Federal land to City of Fernley, 
Nevada.
Sec. 403. Release of United States.

                  TITLE V--RESTORING STOREY COUNTY ACT

Sec. 501. Short title.
Sec. 502. Definitions.
Sec. 503. Conveyance of Federal land in Storey County, Nevada.

           TITLE VI--ELKO MOTOCROSS AND TRIBAL CONVEYANCE ACT

Sec. 601. Short title.
Sec. 602. Definition of Secretary.

               Subtitle A--Elko Motocross Land Conveyance

Sec. 611. Definitions.
Sec. 612. Conveyance of land to Elko County.

Subtitle B--Trust Land for Te-moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians of 
                           Nevada (Elko Band)

Sec. 621. Land to be held in trust for the Te-moak Tribe of Western 
Shoshone Indians of Nevada (Elko Band).

 TITLE VII--NAVAL AIR STATION FALLON HOUSING AND SAFETY DEVELOPMENT ACT

Sec. 701. Short title.
Sec. 702. Transfer of Department of the Interior land.
Sec. 703. Water rights.
Sec. 704. Withdrawal.

         TITLE I--PINE FOREST RANGE RECREATION ENHANCEMENT ACT

SEC. 101. SHORT TITLE.

  This title may be cited as the ``Pine Forest Range Recreation 
Enhancement Act''.

SEC. 102. DEFINITIONS.

  In this title:
          (1) County.--The term ``County'' means Humboldt County, 
        Nevada.
          (2) Map.--The term ``Map'' means the map entitled ``Proposed 
        Pine Forest Range Wilderness Area'' and dated October 28, 2013.
          (3) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary of 
        the Interior.
          (4) State.--The term ``State'' means the State of Nevada.
          (5) Wilderness.--The term ``Wilderness'' means the Pine 
        Forest Range Wilderness designated by section 103(a).

SEC. 103. ADDITION TO NATIONAL WILDERNESS PRESERVATION SYSTEM.

  (a) Designation.--In furtherance of the purposes of the Wilderness 
Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), the approximately 26,000 acres of Federal 
land managed by the Bureau of Land Management, as generally depicted on 
the Map, is designated as wilderness and as a component of the National 
Wilderness Preservation System, to be known as the ``Pine Forest Range 
Wilderness''.
  (b) Boundary.--
          (1) Road access.--The boundary of any portion of the 
        Wilderness that is bordered by a road shall be 100 feet from 
        the edge of the road.
          (2) Road adjustments.--The Secretary shall--
                  (A) reroute the road running through Long Meadow to 
                the west to remove the road from the riparian area;
                  (B) reroute the road currently running through Rodeo 
                Flat/Corral Meadow to the east to remove the road from 
                the riparian area;
                  (C) except for administrative use, close the road 
                along Lower Alder Creek south of Bureau of Land 
                Management road #2083;
                  (D) manage the access road, through Little Onion 
                Basin, on the east side of the wet meadow to retain 
                travel only on the road existing on the date of the 
                enactment of this Act; and
                  (E) permanently leave open the Cove Creek road to 
                Little Onion Basin, but close connecting spur roads.
          (3) Little onion basin.--Remove Little Onion Basin from the 
        boundaries of the Wilderness and from wilderness designation.
          (4) Reservoir access.--The access road to the Little Onion 
        Reservoir dam will remain open and the boundary of the 
        Wilderness shall be 160 feet downstream from the dam at Little 
        Onion Reservoir to allow public access and dam maintenance.
  (c) Map and Legal Description.--
          (1) In general.--As soon as practicable after the date of 
        enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall prepare a map and 
        legal description of the Wilderness.
          (2) Effect.--The map and legal description prepared under 
        paragraph (1) shall have the same force and effect as if 
        included in this title, except that the Secretary may correct 
        clerical and typographical errors in the map or legal 
        description.
          (3) Availability.--The map and legal description prepared 
        under paragraph (1) shall be on file and available for public 
        inspection in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land 
        Management.
  (d) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, the Wilderness is 
withdrawn from--
          (1) all forms of entry, appropriation, and disposal under the 
        public land laws;
          (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and
          (3) disposition under all laws relating to mineral and 
        geothermal leasing or mineral materials.

SEC. 104. ADMINISTRATION.

  (a) Management.--Subject to valid existing rights, the Wilderness 
shall be administered by the Secretary in accordance with the 
Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), except that--
          (1) any reference in the Wilderness Act to the effective date 
        of that Act shall be considered to be a reference to the date 
        of enactment of this Act; and
          (2) any reference in the Wilderness Act to the Secretary of 
        Agriculture shall be considered to be a reference to the 
        Secretary.
  (b) Livestock.--The grazing of livestock in the Wilderness, if 
established before the date of enactment of this Act, is compatible 
with the Wilderness designation and shall continue, subject to such 
reasonable regulations, policies, and practices as the Secretary 
considers to be necessary in accordance with--
          (1) section 4(d)(4) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 
        1133(d)(4)); and
          (2) the guidelines set forth in Appendix A of the report of 
        the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of 
        Representatives accompanying H.R. 2570 of the 101st Congress 
        (House Report 101-405).
  (c) Adjacent Management.--
          (1) In general.--Congress does not intend for the designation 
        of the Wilderness to create a protective perimeter or buffer 
        zone around the Wilderness.
          (2) Nonwilderness activities.--The fact that nonwilderness 
        activities or uses can be seen, heard, or detected from areas 
        within the Wilderness shall not preclude, limit, control, 
        regulate or determine the conduct or management of the 
        activities or uses outside the boundary of the Wilderness.
  (d) Military Overflights.--Nothing in this Act restricts or 
precludes--
          (1) low-level overflights of military aircraft over the 
        Wilderness, including military overflights that can be seen, 
        heard, or detected within the Wilderness;
          (2) flight testing and evaluation; or
          (3) the designation or creation of new units of special use 
        airspace, or the establishment of military flight training 
        routes, over the Wilderness.
  (e) Wildfire, Insect, and Disease Management.--In accordance with 
section 4(d)(1) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(1)), the 
Secretary may take such measures in the Wilderness as are necessary for 
the control of fire, insects, and diseases (including, as the Secretary 
determines to be appropriate, the coordination of the activities with a 
State or local agency).
  (f) Wildfire Management Operations.--Nothing in this Act shall be 
construed to preclude a Federal, State, or local agency from conducting 
wildfire management or prevention operations (including operations 
using aircraft or mechanized equipment) or to interfere with the 
authority of the Secretary to authorize mechanical thinning of trees or 
underbrush to prevent or control the spread of wildfires or the use of 
mechanized equipment for wildfire pre-suppression and suppression.
  (g) Water Rights.--
          (1) Purpose.--The purpose of this subsection is to protect 
        the wilderness recreation value of the land designated as 
        wilderness by this title by means other than a federally 
        reserved water right.
          (2) Statutory construction.--Nothing in this title--
                  (A) constitutes an express or implied reservation by 
                the United States of any water or water rights with 
                respect to the Wilderness;
                  (B) affects any water rights in the State (including 
                any water rights held by the United States) in 
                existence on the date of enactment of this Act;
                  (C) establishes a precedent with regard to any future 
                wilderness designations;
                  (D) affects the interpretation of, or any designation 
                made under, any other Act; or
                  (E) limits, alters, modifies, or amends any 
                interstate compact or equitable apportionment decree 
                that apportions water among and between the State and 
                other States.
          (3) Nevada water law.--The Secretary shall follow the 
        procedural and substantive requirements of State law in order 
        to obtain and hold any water rights not in existence on the 
        date of enactment of this Act with respect to the Wilderness.
          (4) New projects.--
                  (A) Definition of water resource facility.--
                          (i) In general.--In this paragraph, the term 
                        ``water resource facility'' means irrigation 
                        and pumping facilities, reservoirs, water 
                        conservation works, aqueducts, canals, ditches, 
                        pipelines, wells, hydropower projects, 
                        transmission and other ancillary facilities, 
                        and other water diversion, storage, and 
                        carriage structures.
                          (ii) Exclusion.--In this paragraph, the term 
                        ``water resource facility'' does not include 
                        wildlife guzzlers.
                  (B) Restriction on new water resource facilities.--
                Except as otherwise provided in this title, on or after 
                the date of enactment of this Act, neither the 
                President nor any other officer, employee, or agent of 
                the United States shall fund, assist, authorize, or 
                issue a license or permit for the development of any 
                new water resource facility within the Wilderness, any 
                portion of which is located in the County.

SEC. 105. RELEASE OF WILDERNESS STUDY AREAS.

  (a) In General.--The Blue Lakes and Alder Creek wilderness study 
areas not designated as wilderness by section 103(a) have been 
adequately studied for wilderness character and wilderness designation 
pursuant to section 603 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1782) and are no longer subject to any requirement 
pertaining to the management of wilderness or wilderness study areas, 
including the approximately 990 acres in the following locations:
          (1) Lower Adler Creek Basin.
          (2) Little Onion Basin.
          (3) Lands east of Knott Creek reservoir.
          (4) Portions of Corral Meadow and the Blue Lakes trailhead.
  (b) Release.--Any public land described in subsection (a) that is not 
designated as wilderness by this Act--
          (1) is no longer subject to--
                  (A) section 603(c) of the Federal Land Policy and 
                Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1782(c)); and
                  (B) Secretarial Order 3310 issued on December 22, 
                2010;
          (2) shall be managed in accordance with--
                  (A) land management plans adopted under section 202 
                of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 
                (43 U.S.C. 1712); and
                  (B) cooperative conservation agreements in existence 
                on the date of enactment of this Act; and
          (3) shall be subject to the Endangered Species Act of 1973 
        (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.).

SEC. 106. WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT.

  (a) In General.--In accordance with section 4(d)(7) of the Wilderness 
Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(7)), nothing in this title affects or diminishes 
the jurisdiction of the State with respect to fish and wildlife 
management, including the regulation of hunting, fishing, and trapping, 
in the Wilderness.
  (b) Management Activities.--In furtherance of the purposes and 
principles of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), the 
Secretary may conduct any management activities in the Wilderness that 
are necessary to maintain or restore fish and wildlife populations and 
the habitats to support those populations, if the activities are 
carried out--
          (1) consistent with relevant wilderness management plans; and
          (2) in accordance with--
                  (A) the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.); and
                  (B) appropriate policies, such as those set forth in 
                Appendix B of the report of the Committee on Interior 
                and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives 
                accompanying H.R. 2570 of the 101st Congress (House 
                Report 101-405), including the occasional and temporary 
                use of motorized vehicles if the use, as determined by 
                the Secretary, would promote healthy, viable, and more 
                naturally distributed wildlife populations that would 
                enhance wilderness recreation with the minimal impact 
                necessary to reasonably accomplish those tasks, 
                including but not limited to, the hunting or culling of 
                wildlife and access for persons with disabilities.
  (c) Existing Activities.--Consistent with section 4(d)(1) of the 
Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(1)) and in accordance with 
appropriate policies such as those set forth in Appendix B of the 
report of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of 
Representatives accompanying H.R. 2570 of the 101st Congress (House 
Report 101-405), the State may continue to use aircraft, including 
helicopters, to survey, capture, transplant, monitor, and provide water 
for wildlife in the Wilderness.
  (d) Emergency Closures.--Nothing in this title prohibits a Federal 
land management agency from establishing or implementing emergency 
closures or restrictions of the smallest practicable area to provide 
for public safety, resource conservation, national security, or other 
purposes as authorized by law. Such an emergency closure shall 
terminate after a reasonable period of time, but no longer than one 
year, unless converted to a permanent closure consistent with Federal 
statute.
  (e) Memorandum of Understanding.--
          (1) In general.--The State, including a designee of the 
        State, may conduct wildlife management activities in the 
        Wilderness--
                  (A) in accordance with the terms and conditions 
                specified in the cooperative agreement between the 
                Secretary and the State entitled ``Memorandum of 
                Understanding between the Bureau of Land Management and 
                the Nevada Department of Wildlife Supplement No. 9'' 
                and signed November and December 2003, including any 
                amendments to the cooperative agreement agreed to by 
                the Secretary and the State; and
                  (B) subject to all applicable laws (including 
                regulations).
          (2) References; clark county.--For the purposes of this 
        subsection, any reference to Clark County in the cooperative 
        agreement described in paragraph (1)(A) shall be considered to 
        be a reference to the Pine Forest Range Wilderness.

SEC. 107. LAND EXCHANGES.

  (a) Definitions.--In this section:
          (1) Federal land.--The term ``Federal land'' means Federal 
        land in the County that is identified for disposal by the 
        Secretary through the Winnemucca Resource Management Plan.
          (2) Non-federal land.--The term ``non-Federal land'' means 
        land identified on the Map as ``non-Federal lands for 
        exchange''.
  (b) Acquisition of Land and Interests in Land.--Consistent with 
applicable law and subject to subsection (c), the Secretary may 
exchange the Federal land for non-Federal land.
  (c) Conditions.--Each land exchange under subsection (a) shall be 
subject to--
          (1) the condition that the owner of the non-Federal land pay 
        not less than 50 percent of all costs relating to the land 
        exchange, including the costs of appraisals, surveys, and any 
        necessary environmental clearances; and
          (2) such additional terms and conditions as the Secretary may 
        require.
  (d) Deadline for Completion of Land Exchange.--It is the intent of 
Congress that the land exchanges under this section be completed by not 
later than 5 years after the date of enactment of this Act.

SEC. 108. NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS USES.

  Nothing in this title alters or diminishes the treaty rights of any 
Indian tribe (as defined in section 204 of the Indian Self-
Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 450b)).

    TITLE II--LYON COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION ACT

SEC. 201. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

  This title may be cited as the ``Lyon County Economic Development and 
Conservation Act''.

SEC. 202. LAND CONVEYANCE TO YERINGTON, NEVADA.

  (a) Definitions.--In this section:
          (1) City.--The term ``City'' means the city of Yerington, 
        Nevada.
          (2) Federal land.--The term ``Federal land'' means the land 
        located in Lyon County and Mineral County, Nevada, that is 
        identified on the map as ``City of Yerington Sustainable 
        Development Conveyance Lands''.
          (3) Map.--The term ``map'' means the map entitled ``Yerington 
        Land Conveyance'' and dated December 19, 2012.
          (4) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary of 
        the Interior.
  (b) Conveyances of Land to City of Yerington, Nevada.--
          (1) In general.--Not later than 180 days after the date of 
        enactment of this Act, subject to valid existing rights and 
        notwithstanding the land use planning requirements of sections 
        202 and 203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 
        1976 (43 U.S.C. 1712, 1713), the Secretary shall convey to the 
        City, subject to the agreement of the City, all right, title, 
        and interest of the United States in and to the Federal land 
        identified on the map.
          (2) Appraisal to determine fair market value.--The Secretary 
        shall determine the fair market value of the Federal land to be 
        conveyed--
                  (A) in accordance with the Federal Land Policy and 
                Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.); and
                  (B) based on an appraisal that is conducted in 
                accordance with--
                          (i) the Uniform Appraisal Standards for 
                        Federal Land Acquisition; and
                          (ii) the Uniform Standards of Professional 
                        Appraisal Practice.
          (3) Availability of map.--The map shall be on file and 
        available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of 
        the Bureau of Land Management.
          (4) Applicable law.--Beginning on the date on which the 
        Federal land is conveyed to the City, the development of and 
        conduct of activities on the Federal land shall be subject to 
        all applicable Federal laws (including regulations).
          (5) Costs.--As a condition of the conveyance of the Federal 
        land under paragraph (1), the City shall pay--
                  (A) an amount equal to the appraised value determined 
                in accordance with paragraph (2); and
                  (B) all costs related to the conveyance, including 
                all surveys, appraisals, and other administrative costs 
                associated with the conveyance of the Federal land to 
                the City under paragraph (1).

SEC. 203. ADDITION TO NATIONAL WILDERNESS PRESERVATION SYSTEM.

  (a) Definitions.--In this section:
          (1) County.--The term ``County'' means Lyon County, Nevada.
          (2) Map.--The term ``map'' means the map entitled ``Wovoka 
        Wilderness Area'' and dated December 18, 2012.
          (3) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary of 
        Agriculture.
          (4) State.--The term ``State'' means the State of Nevada.
          (5) Wilderness.--The term ``Wilderness'' means the 
        approximately 47,449 acres to be known as the Wovoka Wilderness 
        designated by subsection (b)(1).
  (b) Addition to National Wilderness Preservation System.--
          (1) Designation.--In furtherance of the purposes of the 
        Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), the Federal land 
        managed by the Forest Service, as generally depicted on the 
        Map, is designated as wilderness and as a component of the 
        National Wilderness Preservation System, to be known as the 
        ``Wovoka Wilderness''.
          (2) Boundary.--The boundary of any portion of the Wilderness 
        that is bordered by a road shall be 150 feet from the 
        centerline of the road.
          (3) Map and legal description.--
                  (A) In general.--As soon as practicable after the 
                date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall 
                prepare a map and legal description of the Wilderness.
                  (B) Effect.--The map and legal description prepared 
                under subparagraph (A) shall have the same force and 
                effect as if included in this section, except that the 
                Secretary may correct any clerical and typographical 
                errors in the map or legal description.
                  (C) Availability.--Each map and legal description 
                prepared under subparagraph (A) shall be on file and 
                available for public inspection in the appropriate 
                offices of the Forest Service.
          (4) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, the 
        Wilderness 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 or mineral materials.
  (c) Administration.--
          (1) Management.--Subject to valid existing rights, the 
        Wilderness shall be administered by the Secretary in accordance 
        with 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 
        Act.
          (2) Livestock.--The grazing of livestock in the Wilderness, 
        if established before the date of enactment of this Act, shall 
        continue, subject to such reasonable regulations, policies, and 
        practices as the Secretary considers to be necessary, in 
        accordance with--
                  (A) section 4(d)(4) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 
                1133(d)(4)); and
                  (B) the guidelines set forth in Appendix A of the 
                report of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs 
                of the House of Representatives accompanying H.R. 2570 
                of the 101st Congress (House Report 101-405).
          (3) Adjacent management.--
                  (A) In general.--Congress does not intend for the 
                designation of the Wilderness to create a protective 
                perimeter or buffer zone around the Wilderness.
                  (B) Nonwilderness activities.--The fact that 
                nonwilderness activities or uses can be seen, heard, or 
                detected from areas within the Wilderness shall not 
                preclude, limit, control, regulate, or determine the 
                conduct of the activities or uses outside the boundary 
                of the Wilderness.
          (4) Overflights.--Nothing in this section restricts or 
        precludes--
                  (A) low-level overflights of aircraft over the 
                Wilderness, including military overflights that can be 
                seen, heard, or detected within the Wilderness;
                  (B) flight testing and evaluation; or
                  (C) the designation or creation of new units of 
                special use airspace, or the establishment of military 
                flight training routes, over the Wilderness.
          (5) Wildfire, insect, and disease management.--In accordance 
        with section 4(d)(1) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 
        1133(d)(1)), the Secretary may take any measures in the 
        Wilderness that the Secretary determines to be necessary for 
        the control of fire, insects, and diseases, including, as the 
        Secretary determines to be appropriate, the coordination of the 
        activities with a State or local agency.
          (6) Water rights.--
                  (A) Purpose.--The purpose of this paragraph is to 
                protect the wilderness values of the Wilderness by 
                means other than a federally reserved water right.
                  (B) Statutory construction.--Nothing in this 
                paragraph--
                          (i) constitutes an express or implied 
                        reservation by the United States of any water 
                        or water rights with respect to the Wilderness;
                          (ii) affects any water rights in the State 
                        (including any water rights held by the United 
                        States) in existence on the date of enactment 
                        of this Act;
                          (iii) establishes a precedent with regard to 
                        any future wilderness designations;
                          (iv) affects the interpretation of, or any 
                        designation made under, any other Act; or
                          (v) limits, alters, modifies, or amends any 
                        interstate compact or equitable apportionment 
                        decree that apportions water among and between 
                        the State and other States.
                  (C) Nevada water law.--The Secretary shall follow the 
                procedural and substantive requirements of State law in 
                order to obtain and hold any water rights not in 
                existence on the date of enactment of this Act with 
                respect to the Wilderness.
                  (D) New projects.--
                          (i) Definition of water resource facility.--
                                  (I) In general.--In this 
                                subparagraph, the term ``water resource 
                                facility'' means irrigation and pumping 
                                facilities, reservoirs, water 
                                conservation works, aqueducts, canals, 
                                ditches, pipelines, wells, hydropower 
                                projects, transmission and other 
                                ancillary facilities, and other water 
                                diversion, storage, and carriage 
                                structures.
                                  (II) Exclusion.--In this 
                                subparagraph, the term ``water resource 
                                facility'' does not include wildlife 
                                guzzlers.
                          (ii) Restriction on new water resource 
                        facilities.--
                                  (I) In general.--Except as otherwise 
                                provided in this section, on or after 
                                the date of enactment of this Act, 
                                neither the President nor any officer, 
                                employee, or agent of the United States 
                                shall fund, assist, authorize, or issue 
                                a license or permit for the development 
                                of any new water resource facility 
                                within the Wilderness, any portion of 
                                which is located in the County.
                                  (II) Exception.--If a permittee 
                                within the Bald Mountain grazing 
                                allotment submits an application for 
                                the development of water resources for 
                                the purpose of livestock watering by 
                                the date that is 10 years after the 
                                date of enactment of this Act, the 
                                Secretary shall issue a water 
                                development permit within the non-
                                wilderness boundaries of the Bald 
                                Mountain grazing allotment for the 
                                purposes of carrying out activities 
                                under paragraph (2).
  (d) Wildlife Management.--
          (1) In general.--In accordance with section 4(d)(7) of the 
        Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(7)), nothing in this section 
        affects or diminishes the jurisdiction of the State with 
        respect to fish and wildlife management, including the 
        regulation of hunting, fishing, and trapping, in the 
        Wilderness.
          (2) Management activities.--In furtherance of the purposes 
        and principles of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), 
        the Secretary may conduct any management activities in the 
        Wilderness that are necessary to maintain or restore fish and 
        wildlife populations and the habitats to support the 
        populations, if the activities are carried out--
                  (A) consistent with relevant wilderness management 
                plans; and
                  (B) in accordance with--
                          (i) the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et 
                        seq.); and
                          (ii) appropriate policies, such as those set 
                        forth in Appendix B of the report of the 
                        Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of 
                        the House of Representatives accompanying H.R. 
                        2570 of the 101st Congress (House Report 101-
                        405), including the occasional and temporary 
                        use of motorized vehicles and aircraft, if the 
                        use, as determined by the Secretary, would 
                        promote healthy, viable, and more naturally 
                        distributed wildlife populations that would 
                        enhance wilderness values with the minimal 
                        impact necessary to reasonably accomplish those 
                        tasks, including but not limited to, the 
                        hunting or culling of wildlife and access for 
                        persons with disabilities.
          (3) Existing activities.--Consistent with section 4(d)(1) of 
        the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(1)) and in accordance 
        with appropriate policies such as those set forth in Appendix B 
        of House Report 101-405, the State may continue to use 
        aircraft, including helicopters, to survey, capture, 
        transplant, monitor, and provide water for wildlife populations 
        in the Wilderness.
          (4) Emergency closures.--Nothing in this title prohibits a 
        Federal land management agency from establishing or 
        implementing emergency closures or restrictions of the smallest 
        practicable area to provide for public safety, resource 
        conservation, national security, or other purposes as 
        authorized by law. Such an emergency closure shall terminate 
        after a reasonable period of time, unless converted to a 
        permanent closure consistent with Federal statute.
          (5) Memorandum of understanding.--The State, including a 
        designee of the State, may conduct wildlife management 
        activities in the Wilderness--
                  (A) in accordance with the terms and conditions 
                specified in the cooperative agreement between the 
                Secretary and the State entitled ``Memorandum of 
                Understanding: Intermountain Region USDA Forest Service 
                and the Nevada Department of Wildlife State of Nevada'' 
                and signed by the designee of the State on February 6, 
                1984, and by the designee of the Secretary on January 
                24, 1984, including any amendments, appendices, or 
                additions to the agreement agreed to by the Secretary 
                and the State or a designee; and
                  (B) subject to all applicable laws (including 
                regulations).
  (e) Wildlife Water Development Projects.--Subject to subsection (c), 
the Secretary shall authorize structures and facilities, including 
existing structures and facilities, for wildlife water development 
projects (including guzzlers) in the Wilderness if--
          (1) the structures and facilities will, as determined by the 
        Secretary, enhance wilderness values by promoting healthy, 
        viable, and more naturally distributed wildlife populations; 
        and
          (2) the visual impacts of the structures and facilities on 
        the Wilderness can reasonably be minimized.

SEC. 204. WITHDRAWAL.

  (a) Definition of Withdrawal Area.--In this section, the term 
``Withdrawal Area'' means the land administered by the Forest Service 
and identified as ``Withdrawal Area'' on the map described in section 
203(a)(2).
  (b) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, all Federal land 
within the Withdrawal 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) operation of the mineral laws, geothermal leasing laws, 
        and mineral materials laws.
  (c) Motorized and Mechanical Vehicles.--
          (1) In general.--Subject to paragraph (2), use of motorized 
        and mechanical vehicles in the Withdrawal Area shall be 
        permitted only on roads and trails designated for the use of 
        those vehicles, unless the use of those vehicles is needed--
                  (A) for administrative purposes; or
                  (B) to respond to an emergency.
          (2) Exception.--Paragraph (1) does not apply to aircraft 
        (including helicopters).

SEC. 205. NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS USES.

  Nothing in this title alters or diminishes the treaty rights of any 
Indian tribe (as defined in section 204 of the Indian Self-
Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 450b)).

           TITLE III--CARLIN ECONOMIC SELF-DETERMINATION ACT

SEC. 301. CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN FEDERAL LAND TO CITY OF CARLIN, NEVADA.

  (a) Definitions.--In this title:
          (1) City.--The term ``City'' means the City of Carlin, 
        Nevada.
          (2) Federal land.--The term ``Federal land'' means the 
        approximately 1329 acres of land located in the City of Carlin, 
        Nevada, that is identified on the map as ``Carlin Selected 
        Parcels''.
          (3) Map.--The term ``map'' means the map entitled ``Proposed 
        Carlin, Nevada Land Sales'' map dated October 25, 2013.
  (b) Conveyance Required.--Subject to valid existing rights and 
notwithstanding the land use planning requirements of sections 202 and 
203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 
1712, 1713), not later than 180 days after the date on which the 
Secretary of the Interior receives a request from the City for the 
Federal land, the Secretary shall convey to the City, without 
consideration, all right, title, and interest of the United States to 
and in the Federal land.
  (c) Availability of Map.--The map shall be on file and available for 
public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land 
Management.
  (d) Costs.--At closing for the conveyance authorized under subsection 
(b) the City shall pay or reimburse the Secretary, as appropriate, for 
the reasonable transaction and administrative personnel costs 
associated with the conveyance authorized under such subsection, 
including the costs of title searches, maps, and boundary and cadastral 
surveys.
  (e) Release of United States.--Upon making the conveyance under 
subsection (b), notwithstanding any other provision of law, the United 
States is released from any and all liabilities or claims of any kind 
or nature arising from the presence, release, or threat of release of 
any hazardous substance, pollutant, contaminant, petroleum product (or 
derivative of a petroleum product of any kind), solid waste, mine 
materials or mining related features (including tailings, overburden, 
waste rock, mill remnants, pits, or other hazards resulting from the 
presence of mining related features) on the Federal land in existence 
on or before the date of the conveyance.
  (f) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, the Federal land 
identified for conveyance shall be 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 the mineral leasing, mineral materials 
        and geothermal leasing laws.

           TITLE IV--FERNLEY ECONOMIC SELF-DETERMINATION ACT

SEC. 401. DEFINITIONS.

  In this title:
          (1) City.--The term ``City'' means the City of Fernley, 
        Nevada.
          (2) Federal land.--The term ``Federal land'' means the land 
        located in the City of Fernley, Nevada, that is identified as 
        ``Proposed Sale Parcels'' on the map.
          (3) Map.--The term ``map'' means the map entitled ``Proposed 
        Fernley, Nevada, Land Sales'' and dated January 25, 2013.

SEC. 402. CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN FEDERAL LAND TO CITY OF FERNLEY, 
                    NEVADA.

  (a) Conveyance Authorized.--Subject to valid existing rights and 
notwithstanding the land use planning requirements of sections 202 and 
203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 
1712, 1713), not later than 180 days after the date on which the 
Secretary of the Interior receives a request from the City for the 
Federal land, the Secretary shall convey to the City, without 
consideration, all right, title, and interest of the United States to 
and in the Federal land.
  (b) Availability of Map.--The map shall be on file and available for 
public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land 
Management.
  (c) Reservation of Easements and Rights-of-Way.--The City and the 
Bureau of Reclamation may retain easements or rights-of-way on the 
Federal land to be conveyed, including easements or rights-of-way that 
the Bureau of Reclamation determines are necessary to carry out--
          (1) the operation and maintenance of the Truckee Canal 
        Irrigation District Canal; or
          (2) the Newlands Project.
  (d) Costs.--At closing for the conveyance authorized under subsection 
(a), the City shall pay or reimburse the Secretary, as appropriate, for 
the reasonable transaction and administrative personnel costs 
associated with the conveyance authorized under such subsection, 
including the costs of title searches, maps, and boundary and cadastral 
surveys.

SEC. 403. RELEASE OF UNITED STATES.

  Upon making the conveyance under section 402, notwithstanding any 
other provision of law, the United States is released from any and all 
liabilities or claims of any kind or nature arising from the presence, 
release, or threat of release of any hazardous substance, pollutant, 
contaminant, petroleum product (or derivative of a petroleum product of 
any kind), solid waste, mine materials or mining related features 
(including tailings, overburden, waste rock, mill remnants, pits, or 
other hazards resulting from the presence of mining related features) 
on the Federal land in existence on or before the date of the 
conveyance.

                  TITLE V--RESTORING STOREY COUNTY ACT

SEC. 501. SHORT TITLE.

  This title may be cited as the ``Restoring Storey County Act''.

SEC. 502. DEFINITIONS.

  In this title:
          (1) County.--The term ``County'' means Storey County, Nevada.
          (2) Federal land.--The term ``Federal land'' means the 
        approximately 1,745 acres of Federal land identified on the map 
        as ``BLM Owned - County Request Transfer''.
          (3) Map.--The term ``map'' means the map titled ``Restoring 
        Storey County Act'' and dated November 20, 2012.
          (4) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary of 
        the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management.

SEC. 503. CONVEYANCE OF FEDERAL LAND IN STOREY COUNTY, NEVADA.

  Subject to valid existing rights and notwithstanding the land use 
planning requirements of sections 202 and 203 of the Federal Land 
Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1712, 1713), not later 
than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act and if 
requested by the County, the Secretary shall convey to the County, by 
quitclaim deed, all surface rights of the United States in and to the 
Federal land, including any improvements thereon. All costs associated 
with the conveyance under this section shall be the responsibility of 
the Bureau of Land Management.

           TITLE VI--ELKO MOTOCROSS AND TRIBAL CONVEYANCE ACT

SEC. 601. SHORT TITLE.

  This title may be cited as the ``Elko Motocross and Tribal Conveyance 
Act''.

SEC. 602. DEFINITION OF SECRETARY.

  In this title, the term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary of the 
Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management.

               Subtitle A--Elko Motocross Land Conveyance

SEC. 611. DEFINITIONS.

  In this subtitle:
          (1) County.--The term ``county'' means the county of Elko, 
        Nevada.
          (2) Map.--The term ``map'' means the map entitled ``Elko 
        Motocross Park'' and dated April 19, 2013.

SEC. 612. CONVEYANCE OF LAND TO ELKO COUNTY.

  (a) In General.--As soon as practicable after the date of enactment 
of this Act, subject to valid existing rights and the provisions of 
this section, if requested by the county the Secretary shall convey to 
the county, without consideration, all right, title, and interest of 
the United States in and to the land described in subsection (b).
  (b) Description of Land.--The land referred to in subsection (a) 
consists of approximately 275 acres of land managed by the Bureau of 
Land Management, Elko District, Nevada, as generally depicted on the 
map as ``Elko Motocross Park''.
  (c) Map and Legal Description.--
          (1) In general.--As soon as practicable after the date of 
        enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall finalize the legal 
        description of the parcel to be conveyed under this section.
          (2) Minor errors.--The Secretary may correct any minor error 
        in the map or the legal description.
          (3) Availability.--The map and legal description shall be on 
        file and available for public inspection in the appropriate 
        offices of the Bureau of Land Management.
  (d) Use of Conveyed Land.--The land conveyed under this subtitle 
shall be used only as a motocross, bicycle, off-highway vehicle, or 
stock car racing area, or for any other public purpose consistent with 
uses allowed under the Act of June 14, 1926 (commonly known as the 
``Recreation and Public Purposes Act'') (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.).
  (e) Administrative Costs.--The Secretary shall require the county to 
pay all survey costs and other administrative costs necessary for the 
preparation and completion of any patents for, and transfers of title 
to, the land described in subsection (b).

Subtitle B--Trust Land for Te-moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians of 
                           Nevada (Elko Band)

SEC. 621. LAND TO BE HELD IN TRUST FOR THE TE-MOAK TRIBE OF WESTERN 
                    SHOSHONE INDIANS OF NEVADA (ELKO BAND).

  (a) In General.--Subject to valid existing rights, all right, title, 
and interest of the United States in and to the land described in 
subsection (b)--
          (1) shall be held in trust by the United States for the 
        benefit and use of the Te-moak Tribe of Western Shoshone 
        Indians of Nevada (Elko Band) (referred to in this subtitle as 
        the ``Tribe''); and
          (2) shall be part of the reservation of the Tribe.
  (b) Description of Land.--The land referred to in subsection (a) is 
the approximately 373 acres of land administered by the Bureau of Land 
Management, as generally depicted on the map as ``Expansion Area''.
  (c) Map.--The term ``map'' means the map entitled ``Te-moak Tribal 
Land Expansion'', dated April 19, 2013. This map shall be on file and 
available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the 
Bureau of Land Management.
  (d) Survey.--Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of 
this Act, the Secretary shall complete a survey of the boundary lines 
to establish the boundaries of the land taken into trust under 
subsection (a).
  (e) Use of Trust Land.--
          (1) Gaming.--Land taken into trust under subsection (a) shall 
        not be eligible, or considered to have been taken into trust, 
        for class II gaming or class III gaming (as those terms are 
        defined in section 4 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (25 
        U.S.C. 2703)).
          (2) General uses.--
                  (A) In general.--The Tribe shall use the land taken 
                into trust under subsection (a) only for--
                          (i) traditional and customary uses;
                          (ii) stewardship conservation for the benefit 
                        of the Tribe; or
                          (iii) residential or recreational 
                        development.
                  (B) Other uses.--If the Tribe uses any portion of the 
                land taken into trust under subsection (a) for a 
                purpose other than a purpose described in subparagraph 
                (A), the Tribe shall pay to the Secretary an amount 
                that is equal to the fair market value of the portion 
                of the land, as determined by an appraisal.
          (3) Thinning; landscape restoration.--With respect to the 
        land taken into trust under subsection (a), the Secretary, in 
        consultation and coordination with the Tribe, may carry out any 
        fuels reduction and other landscape restoration activities on 
        the land that is beneficial to the Tribe and the Bureau of Land 
        Management.

 TITLE VII--NAVAL AIR STATION FALLON HOUSING AND SAFETY DEVELOPMENT ACT

SEC. 701. SHORT TITLE.

  This title may be cited as the ``Naval Air Station Fallon Housing and 
Safety Development Act''.

SEC. 702. TRANSFER OF DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR LAND.

  (a) In General.--Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment 
of this Act, the Secretary of the Interior shall transfer to the 
Secretary of the Navy, without reimbursement, the Federal land 
described in subsection (b).
  (b) Description of Federal Land.--The Federal land referred to in 
subsection (a) is the parcel of approximately 400 acres of land under 
the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior that--
          (1) is adjacent to Naval Air Station Fallon in Churchill 
        County, Nevada; and
          (2) was withdrawn under Public Land Order 6834 (NV-943-4214-
        10; N-37875).
  (c) Management.--On transfer of the Federal land described under 
subsection (b) to the Secretary of the Navy, the Secretary of the Navy 
shall have full jurisdiction, custody, and control of the Federal land.

SEC. 703. WATER RIGHTS.

  (a) Water Rights.--Nothing in this title shall be construed--
          (1) to establish a reservation in favor of the United States 
        with respect to any water or water right on lands transferred 
        by this title; or
          (2) to authorize the appropriation of water on lands 
        transferred by this title except in accordance with applicable 
        State law.
  (b) Effect on Previously Acquired or Reserved Water Rights.--This 
section shall not be construed to affect any water rights acquired or 
reserved by the United States before the date of the enactment of this 
Act.

SEC. 704. WITHDRAWAL.

  Subject to valid existing rights, the Federal land to be transferred 
under section 702 is withdrawn from all forms of appropriation under 
the public land laws, including the mining laws and the mineral leasing 
and geothermal leasing laws, so long as the land remains under the 
administrative jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Navy.

                          PURPOSE OF THE BILL

    The purpose of H.R. 5205 is to authorize certain land 
conveyances involving public lands in northern Nevada to 
promote economic development and conservation.

                  BACKGROUND AND NEED FOR LEGISLATION

    H.R. 5205 is the product of lengthy negotiations with the 
Nevada Congressional delegation, which further refined a 
compilation of Northern Nevada bills approved by the Natural 
Resources Committee in January 2014, or Committee Print 113-1. 
Committee Print 113-1 was never introduced as a bill as the 
affected stakeholders and the Nevada delegation requested 
changes to reflect a broader compromise. H.R. 5205 combines 
seven bills addressing federal land issues in northern Nevada 
and will provide a more balanced or complimentary approach to 
the proposed wilderness designations included in the package. 
This compilation of northern Nevada land bills is titled the 
Northern Nevada Land Conservation and Economic Development Act.
    The bill is comprised of modified versions of: the Pine 
Forest Range Recreation Enhancement Act of 2013 (H.R. 433) as 
Title I; the Lyon County Economic Development and Conservation 
Act (H.R. 696) as Title II; the Carlin Economic Self-
Determination Act (H.R. 1168) as Title III; the Fernley 
Economic Self-Determination Act (H.R. 1170) as Title IV; the 
Restoring Storey County Act (H.R. 1167) as Title V; the first 
two titles of the Nevada Native Nations Lands Act (H.R. 2455 or 
S. 1167) as Title VI; and the Naval Air Station Fallon Housing 
and Safety Development Act (H.R. 1169) as Title VII. Again, 
each of these titles exclusively addresses land issues in 
northern Nevada and prescribes the preferred or best use, 
management or appropriate designation of the land, or addresses 
or resolves long-standing issues within the affected federal 
lands.

Title I--Pine Forest Range Recreation Enhancement Act (H.R. 433)

    Title I consists of the text of H.R. 433, introduced by 
Congressman Mark E. Amodei (R-NV), is a wilderness bill that is 
the result of a grassroots work product. H.R. 433 would 
designate 26,000 acres of land in northwest Nevada as the Pine 
Forest Range Wilderness, encompassing the bulk of the Blue Lake 
and Alder Creek Wilderness Study Areas. In addition, the bill 
includes two private land exchanges that increase the size of 
the wilderness proposal by an estimated 1,539 acres, with 
another 1,600 acres of public land recommended for inclusion. 
Title I of H.R. 5025 is supported by a 100% consensus among the 
working group, the Nevada congressional delegation, a unanimous 
vote by the Humboldt County Commission and resolutions of 
support from the Nevada Association of Counties, the State 
Assembly, and the State Senate and numerous others.
    In 1977, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) began an 
initial inventory of nearly 49 million acres of federal land 
within Nevada. In 1979, BLM concluded that 34 million of those 
acres did not warrant official designation as wilderness areas 
pursuant to the Wilderness Act of 1964. BLM divided the 
remaining 15 million acres into extensive inventory units, 
resulting in the designation of 110 wilderness study areas 
(WSAs) in Nevada covering 5.1 million acres.
    Between 1980 and 1991, each WSA was analyzed and studied 
through 17 environmental impact statements (EISs) to evaluate 
the level of impact on wilderness values, mineral and energy 
resources, recreational off-road vehicle use, maintenance and 
construction of livestock developments, vegetative manipulation 
projects, woodland product harvesting and wildlife concerns. 
Each WSA was further evaluated with regard to its 
representative contribution to the National Wilderness 
Preservation System, its proximity to population centers, its 
manageability and its social and economic impact. Each WSA was 
also subjected to public scrutiny, with the public 
participating in the review of each EIS through public 
meetings, workshops, open houses, mailings, map reviews and 
written comments.
    In 1991, BLM completed a wilderness study report which 
contained recommendations for each of the 110 WSAs in Nevada. 
It called for the designation of 1.9 million acres as 
wilderness and the release of 3.2 million acres in all or 
portions of 52 WSAs. The report was sent to the Secretary of 
the Interior in October 1991 and eventually to the President 
and Congress.
    Congress, which has the sole authority to designate 
wilderness areas and is not held to a set period within which 
it must designate any of those areas, has yet to act on the 
recommendations of BLM. Absent Congressional action, WSAs are 
managed as if they are wilderness areas.
    The Blue Lake and Alder Creek WSAs cover 20,508 and 5,142 
acres, respectively, in the Pine Forest area of Humboldt 
County, Nevada. In August 2009, the Board of County 
Commissioners of Humboldt County commissioned a new WSA review 
process, and the Pine Forest Wilderness Study Area Working 
Group, representing sportsmen, off-highway vehicle users, 
ranchers, the Humboldt County Administrator, the Nevada 
Department of Wildlife, guides and outfitters, wilderness 
advocates, and mining interests was established. The Working 
Group was created to evaluate the Blue Lake and Alder Creek 
WSAs and to make findings and develop recommendations for the 
Board of County Commissioners of Humboldt County to forward to 
the Nevada Congressional delegation.
    The Pine Forest Wilderness Study Area Working Group held 
several work sessions and formal field trips before making 
findings and developing recommendations for the Board of County 
Commissioners. This work resulted in the findings and 
legislative language in H.R. 433.
    This text was approved by the Full Natural Resources 
Committee in January 2014 as Title I of Committee Print 113-1.

Title II--Lyon County Economic Development and Conservation Act (H.R. 
        696)

    Title II, the text of H.R. 696, introduced by Congressman 
Steven A. Horsford (D-NV), mandates the fair market sale of 
approximately 10,200 acres of public land to the City of 
Yerington for recreation, economic development, and open space 
purposes. The purchase of these lands will allow the City of 
Yerington to annex the Pumpkin Hollow Mine site (operated by 
Nevada Copper), sell utility services to the mine operation, 
benefit from taxes paid by the mine, and allow the City to grow 
economically and benefit from greatly needed recreation, 
cultural and economic development lands. The development 
agreement between the City and Nevada Copper will insure that 
the company leaves behind resources and assets that will 
provide sustainable economic growth for the City when the 
mining subsides. This will provide economic enhancement for 
decades at no cost to the American taxpayer.
    The legislation also designates approximately 47,449 acres 
of U.S. Forest Service land as the Wovoka Wilderness, which is 
located in the South Pine Grove Hills. The land was identified 
as part of a local consultation process in an effort to advance 
the land purchase proposal by making it more palatable to 
conservation proponents.
    The City of Yerington, in Lyon County, Nevada, has an 
unemployment rate hovering around 15 percent, the highest 
unemployment rate in the State of Nevada. The conveyance of the 
federal land under Title II of H.R. 5205 will help the City and 
County to grow and provide additional tax revenue. The 
industrial and commercial development of the federal land would 
create thousands of long-term, high-paying jobs for the City 
and County.
    For over five years, the City of Yerington and Lyon County, 
Nevada, have been working with private business partners to 
develop a sustainable development plan that would enable all 
parties to benefit from the use of private land adjacent to 
Yerington for potential commercial and industrial development, 
mining activities, recreation opportunities, and the expansion 
of community and cultural events. The sustainable development 
plan requires the conveyance of certain federal land 
administered by BLM to the City at fair market value. The 
federal land to be conveyed to the City has very few 
environmental, historical, wildlife, or cultural resources of 
value to the public, but is appropriate for responsible 
development. The federal land that would be conveyed is 
adjacent to the City limits and would be used to enhance 
recreational, cultural, commercial, and industrial development 
opportunities in the City. It would also provide critical 
infrastructure services and benefit future economic development 
and regional use, and serve as an open space buffer to the 
City. The commercial and industrial development of the federal 
land will enable the community to benefit from the 
transportation, power, and water infrastructure that would be 
put in place with the concurrent development of commercial and 
industrial operations.
    A version of the bill without the wilderness component 
passed the House of Representatives in the 112th Congress as 
Title IX of H.R. 2578, and with the wilderness component was 
included as Title II of Committee Print 113-1.

Title III--Carlin Economic Self-Determination Act (H.R. 1168)

    Title III consists of the text of H.R. 1168, introduced by 
Congressman Mark E. Amodei (R-NV), and would convey, without 
consideration and subject to valid existing rights, 
approximately 1,329 acres of BLM lands to the City of Carlin, 
Nevada. The lands surround the City, and BLM would be required 
to convey the land within 180 days. The federal government 
would also be released from any liabilities related to the 
property following the conveyance.
    With thriving mining and transportation industries, in 
addition to the numerous support businesses, the City of 
Carlin, Nevada, is in the midst of an economic recovery. The 
significant growth and expanding businesses in the area is 
creating a demand for more space for commercial, residential 
and other economic development purposes.
    BLM controls significant tracts of land in and around 
Carlin. Without access to these lands for housing and business 
expansion, the ongoing economic development and long-term 
prosperity of the community could be curtailed. Title III of 
H.R. 5205 will provide the essential space for expansion and 
allow for the continued economic growth of the city.
    The text of Title III was favorably reported by the 
Committee by unanimous consent on September 20, 2013 (H. Rpt. 
113-220), and was included as Title III of Committee Print 113-
1.

Title IV--Fernley Economic Self-Determination Act (H.R. 1170)

    Title IV consists of the text of H.R. 1170, introduced by 
Congressman Mark E. Amodei (R-NV), which would convey to the 
City of Fernley, Nevada, without consideration, approximately 
9,407 acres of BLM and Bureau of Reclamation land (BLM = 8,603 
acres and Reclamation = 804 acres) within the City boundaries 
at fair market value for future economic development, public 
use and open space. The City of Fernley and the Bureau of 
Reclamation will be able to retain easements or rights-of-way 
on the conveyed lands for the operation and maintenance of the 
Truckee Irrigation District Canal and the Newlands Project. The 
bill also releases the federal government from any liabilities 
related to the property following the conveyance.
    Since its incorporation in 2001, the City of Fernley, 
Nevada, has been working with private business and state and 
federal agencies on a long-term, sustainable economic 
development plan. This plan requires the conveyance of BLM and 
Reclamation lands within the City for commercial and industrial 
development, agriculture activities, recreation opportunities, 
and community and cultural events. The City of Fernley would 
also benefit from the transportation, power and water 
infrastructure that will be put in place with the concurrent 
development of commercial and industrial operations on those 
lands.
    The text of Title IV was favorably reported by the 
Committee on December 16, 2013 (H. Rpt. 113-297), and was 
included as Title IV of Committee Print 113-1.

Title V--Restoring Storey County Act (H.R. 1167)

    Title V consists of the text of H.R. 1167, introduced by 
Congressman Mark E. Amodei (R-NV), which would convey, subject 
to valid existing rights, approximately 1,745 surface acres of 
BLM lands to Virginia City in Storey County, Nevada.
    BLM owns real property in Storey County in the State of 
Nevada. While the real property is under the jurisdiction of 
the Secretary of the Interior, some of the real property has 
been occupied for decades by individuals who took possession by 
purchase or other documented and putatively legal transactions. 
Their continued occupation, however, constitutes a trespass on 
the title held by the federal government.
    As a result of the confused and conflicting ownership 
claims spanning more than a century, the real property is 
difficult, if not impossible, to manage under the BLM's 
multiple use policies and is a continuing source of friction 
and unease between the federal government and local residents. 
Conveying the surface acreage will promote administrative 
efficiency and effectiveness and resolve the long-standing 
title dispute.
    This text was included as Title V of Committee Print 113-1 
following a Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental 
Regulation hearing on October 3, 2013.

Title VI--Elko Motocross and Tribal Conveyance Act (H.R. 2455)

    Title VI consists of the text of Title I of H.R. 2455, 
introduced by Congressman Mark E. Amodei (R-NV), which conveys 
approximately 275 acres of BLM-managed lands to Elko County, 
Nevada, for a public motocross park. The conveyance would be 
subject to valid existing rights and the County would pay all 
administrative costs associated with the transfer. The bill 
also provides that approximately 373 acres of BLM-managed lands 
be held in trust for the benefit of the Te-Moak Tribe of 
Western Shoshone Indians. The legislation provides that if the 
Tribe uses the land for purposes other than those identified in 
the bill, the Tribe would pay the Secretary of the Interior 
fair market value for the land.
    The legislation represents both tribal trust and land 
conveyance provisions that represent years of cooperative 
efforts and discussions between the Te-Moak Tribe of Western 
Shoshone Indians of Nevada, the City of Elko, the County of 
Elko, and BLM.
    These lands are adjacent to an existing parcel of the Elko 
Colony. The Elko Colony, approximately 190 non-contiguous acres 
near the City of Elko, is one of four separate colonies 
inhabited by the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians. The 
population of the Elko Band of the Te-Moak Tribe has grown 
steadily but their land base has remained unchanged for many 
years. The additional land is needed for housing and community 
development.
    This text was included as Title VI of Committee Print 113-
1, and was also ordered favorably reported by the Committee on 
June 19, 2014.

Title VII--Naval Air Station Fallon Housing and Safety Development Act 
        (H.R. 1169)

    Title VII consists of the text of H.R. 1169, introduced by 
Congressman Mark E. Amodei (R-NV), which would direct the 
Secretary of the Interior to transfer approximately 400 acres 
of BLM land in Churchill County, Nevada, to the Secretary of 
the Navy for housing and continued use by Naval Air Station 
Fallon.
    This legislation was favorably reported by the Committee on 
June 17, 2013, and was included in the House-passed National 
Defense Authorization bill for 2014. It was also included in 
the House-passed National Defense Authorization bill for fiscal 
year 2015.
    The 400 acres of BLM land to be transferred is adjacent to 
Naval Air Station Fallon in Churchill County, Nevada. The 
acreage in question was withdrawn from the operation of the 
public land laws for 20 years under a 1991 Public Land Order. 
The withdrawal was to provide the base with acreage for housing 
and a safety arc for an explosive ordinance handling facility. 
The housing was never constructed due to the limited length of 
the withdrawal. The 400 acres to be transferred would continue 
to be used by Naval Air Station Fallon as a safety arc for an 
explosive ordinance handling facility and to construct the 
much-needed family housing.
    This text was favorably reported by the Committee on June 
17, 2013 (H. Rpt. 113-111), and was included as Title VII of 
Committee Print 113-1.

                            COMMITTEE ACTION

    H.R. 5205 was introduced on July 25, 2014, by Congressman 
Mark E. Amodei (R-NV) and was referred to the Committee on 
Natural Resources. On July 30, 2014, the Natural Resources 
Committee met to consider the bill. Congressman Rob Bishop (R-
UT) offered an amendment designated #1 to the bill; the 
amendment was adopted by voice vote. No further amendments were 
offered, and the bill, as amended, was adopted and ordered 
favorably reported to the House of Representatives by voice 
vote.

            COMMITTEE OVERSIGHT FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

    Regarding clause 2(b)(1) of rule X and clause 3(c)(1) of 
rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, the 
Committee on Natural Resources' oversight findings and 
recommendations are reflected in the body of this report.

                    COMPLIANCE WITH HOUSE RULE XIII

    1. Cost of Legislation. Clause 3(d)(1) of rule XIII of the 
Rules of the House of Representatives requires an estimate and 
a comparison by the Committee of the costs which would be 
incurred in carrying out this bill. However, clause 3(d)(2)(B) 
of that rule provides that this requirement does not apply when 
the Committee has included in its report a timely submitted 
cost estimate of the bill prepared by the Director of the 
Congressional Budget Office under section 402 of the 
Congressional Budget Act of 1974. Under clause 3(c)(3) of rule 
XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives and section 
403 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, the Committee has 
received the following cost estimate for this bill from the 
Director of the Congressional Budget Office:

H.R. 5205--Northern Nevada Land Conservation and Economic Development 
        Act

    Summary: H.R. 5205 would require the Bureau of Land 
Management (BLM) to convey certain federal lands in Nevada to 
other government entities. The bill also would designate 73,500 
acres as wilderness. Finally, the bill would require the 
Secretary of the Interior to take certain lands into trust for 
the benefit of the Te-moak Tribe. Based on information provided 
by the affected agencies and assuming appropriation of the 
necessary amounts, CBO estimates that implementing the bill 
would cost less than $500,000. In addition, CBO estimates that 
enacting H.R. 5205 would increase offsetting receipts, which 
are treated as reductions in direct spending, by $2 million in 
2015; therefore, pay-as-you-go procedures apply. Enacting the 
legislation would not affect revenues.
    H.R. 5205 contains no intergovernmental or private-sector 
mandates as defined in the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act. 
Conveyances of federal land authorized in the bill would 
benefit cities and counties in Nevada. Any costs to those 
entities would be incurred voluntarily as conditions of land 
conveyances. The Te-moak Tribe of the Western Shoshone Indians 
of Nevada would benefit from federal land being taken into 
trust by the federal government on their behalf.

                ESTIMATED COST TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

Title I, Pine Forest Range Recreation Enhancement Act

    Title I would designate 26,000 acres of land in northwest 
Nevada as the Pine Forest Range Wilderness. The bill also would 
authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct certain land 
exchanges. Based on information provided by BLM, CBO estimates 
that implementing title I would have no significant effect on 
the federal budget.
    The acreage to be added to the National Wilderness 
Preservation System is currently administered by BLM. CBO 
estimates that no additional resources would be required to 
manage the affected lands as a result of the new designation. 
Based on information provided by BLM, CBO expects that certain 
road modifications required under title I will be made under 
current law Finally, we expect that any costs to revise 
brochures, maps, and signs would be minimal because most such 
revisions would take place in conjunction with scheduled 
reprinting and routine maintenance.
    In addition, title I would give the Secretary of the 
Interior the discretion to make certain land exchanges in 
accordance with an existing resource management plan. Because 
the Secretary can use existing authorities to complete those 
land exchanges, CBO expects that any exchanges conducted under 
the bill will also occur under current law, and thus we 
estimate that the provision would have no budgetary impact.
    Finally, CBO estimates that enacting title I would not 
affect offsetting receipts because the affected lands are 
already managed for conservation purposes and are not expected 
to generate any income in the future.

Title II, Lyon County Economic Development and Conservation Act

    Title II would require the Secretary of the Interior to 
sell, at fair market value, roughly 10,000 acres of federal 
lands to the city of Yerington, Nevada. Title II also would 
designate about 47,500 acres in Nevada as wilderness.
    Under the bill, the city of Yerington would be required to 
pay fair market value for the federal lands it acquires. Based 
on information provided by BLM regarding the appraised value of 
the affected lands, CBO estimates that proceeds from the sale 
would total $2 million in 2015. Those amounts would be 
deposited in the U.S. Treasury as offsetting receipts. Because 
the bill would require the city to pay any administrative costs 
associated with the sale, CBO estimates that completing the 
land sale would not affect discretionary spending.
    Title II also would add 47,500 acres to the National 
Wilderness Preservation System and withdraw those lands from 
programs to develop mineral and geothermal resources. Because 
the affected lands are already protected for conservation and 
wilderness values, CBO estimates that implementing title II 
would have no significant effect on the cost of administering 
those lands. We also expect that any costs to modify existing 
maps and other materials would be minimal Finally, because the 
affected lands currently produce no income (and are not 
expected to do so in the figure), we estimate that enacting 
title II would not affect offsetting receipts.

Title III, Carlin Economic Self-Determination Act

    Title III would require the Secretary of the Interior to 
convey, without consideration, about 1,400 acres of federal 
land in Nevada to the city of Carlin. Under the bill, the city 
would be required to pay for any administrative costs 
associated with the conveyance. In addition, because the 
affected lands currently produce no income (and are not 
expected to do so in the future), we estimate that enacting 
title III would not affect offsetting receipts.

Tile IV, Fernley Economic Self-Determination Act

    Title IV would direct the Secretary of the Interior to 
convey, without consideration, up to 9,400 acres of federal 
land to the city of Fernley, Nevada. Under the bill, the city 
would be required to pay for any administrative costs 
associated with the conveyance. In addition, because the 
affected lands currently produce no income (and are not 
expected to do so in the future), we estimate that enacting 
title III would not affect offsetting receipts.

Title V, Restoring Storey County Act

    Title V would require BLM to convey, without consideration, 
1,745 acres of federal land to Storey County in Nevada. Because 
the bill would require BLM to cover any administrative costs 
associated with the conveyance, CBO estimates that implementing 
title V would cost less than $500,000. That estimate is based 
on information from the agency and assumes appropriation of the 
necessary amounts. In addition, because the affected lands are 
expected to generate receipts for the federal government in the 
future, CBO estimates that conveying those lands would reduce 
offsetting receipts; however, we estimate that any effects 
would be minimal.

Title VI, Elko Motocross and Tribal Conveyance Act

    Title VI would require the Secretary of the Interior to 
convey, without consideration, 275 acres of federal land in 
Nevada to Elko County. Title VI also would require the 
Department of the Interior to take 373 acres of land currently 
administered by BLM into trust for the benefit of the Te-moak 
Tribe. Under the bill, the city would be required to pay for 
any administrative costs associated with the conveyance. In 
addition, because the affected lands are expected to generate 
receipts for the federal government in the future, CBO 
estimates that conveying those lands would reduce offsetting 
receipts; however, we estimate that any effects would be 
minimal.

Title VII, Naval Air Station Fallon Housing and Safety Development Act

    Title VII would require the Secretary of the Interior to 
transfer administrative jurisdiction over 400 acres of land to 
the Secretary of the Navy. Those lands would be used by the 
Navy as a housing area. Under current law, the affected lands 
are subject to a temporary 3 right-of-way that allows the Navy 
to use those lands for military purposes. Because CBO expects 
that those lands would not generate any receipts over the next 
10 years, we estimate that enacting title VII would not affect 
direct spending. In addition, because those lands are already 
managed by the federal government, we estimate that 
implementing title VII would not increase federal costs.
    Pay-As-You-Go considerations: The Statutory Pay-As-You-Go 
Act of 2010 establishes budget-reporting and enforcement 
procedures for legislation affecting direct spending or 
revenues. The changes in outlays that are subject to pay-as-
you-go procedures are shown in the following table.

    CBO ESTIMATE OF THE STATUTORY PAY-AS-YOU-GO EFFECTS FOR H.R. 5205, THE NORTHERN NEVADA LAND CONSERVATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT, AS ORDERED
                                          REPORTED BY THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES ON JULY 30, 2014
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                                                                                   By fiscal year, in millions of dollars--
                                                     ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                       2014   2015    2016   2017   2018   2019   2020   2021   2022   2023   2024  2014-2019  2014-2024
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                                                       NET INCREASE OR DECREASE (-) IN THE DEFICIT

Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Impact......................      0      -2      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0        -2         -2
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    Previous CBO estimates: On June 7, 2013, CBO transmitted a 
cost estimate for S. 342, the Pine Forest Range Recreation 
Enhancement Act of 2013, as ordered reported by the Senate 
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on May 16, 2013. 
Title I contains provisions similar to those in S. 342, and the 
estimated costs are the same.
    On June 26, 2013, CBO transmitted a cost estimate for S. 
159, the Lyon County Economic Development and Conservation Act, 
as ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Energy and 
Natural Resources on June 18, 2013. Title II contains 
provisions similar to those in S. 159, and the estimated costs 
are the same.
    On September 11, 2013, 030 transmitted a cost estimate for 
H.R. 1168, a bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior, 
acting through the Bureau of Land Management, to convey to the 
City of Carlin, Nevada, in exchange for consideration, all 
right, title, and interest of the United States, to any federal 
land within that city that is under the jurisdiction of that 
agency, and for other purposes, as ordered reported by the 
House Committee on Natural Resources on July 31, 2013. Title 
III contains provisions similar to those in H.R. 1168; however, 
under H.R. 1168, the city would be required to pay fair market 
value for the affected lands. The CBO cost estimates for those 
provisions reflect that difference.
    On November 14, 2013, CBO transmitted a cost estimate for 
H.R. 1170, a bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior, 
acting through the Bureau of Land Management and the Bureau of 
Reclamation, to convey, by quitclaim deed, to the city of 
Fernley, Nevada, all right, title, and interest of the United 
States, to any federal land within that city that is under the 
jurisdiction of either of those agencies, as ordered reported 
by the House Committee on Natural Resources on July 31, 2013. 
Title IV contains provisions similar to those in H.R. 1170; 
however, under H.R. 1170, the city would be required to pay 
fair market value for the affected lands. The CBO cost 
estimates for those provisions reflect that difference.
    On May 31, 2013, CBO transmitted a cost estimate or H.R. 
1169, the Naval Air Station Fallon Housing and Safety 
Development Act, as ordered reported by the House Committee on 
Natural Resources on May 15, 2013. Title VII contains provision 
similar to those in H.R. 1169, and the estimated costs are the 
same.
    Estimate prepared by: Federal costs: Jeff LaFave; Impact on 
state, local, and tribal governments: Melissa Merrell; Impact 
on the private sector: Amy Petz.
    Estimate approved by: Theresa Gullo, Deputy Assistant 
Director for Budget Analysis.
    2. Section 308(a) of Congressional Budget Act. As required 
by clause 3(c)(2) of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of 
Representatives and section 308(a) of the Congressional Budget 
Act of 1974, this bill does not contain any new budget 
authority, credit authority, or an increase or decrease in 
revenues or tax expenditures. Based on information provided by 
the affected agencies and assuming appropriation of the 
necessary amounts, CBO estimates that implementing the bill 
would cost less than $500,000 subject to appropriation. In 
addition, CBO estimates that enacting H.R. 5205 would increase 
offsetting receipts, which are treated as reductions in direct 
spending, by $2 million in 2015.
    3. General Performance Goals and Objectives. As required by 
clause 3(c)(4) of rule XIII, the general performance goal or 
objective of this bill is to authorize certain land conveyances 
involving public lands in northern Nevada to promote economic 
development and conservation.

                           EARMARK STATEMENT

    This bill does not contain any Congressional earmarks, 
limited tax benefits, or limited tariff benefits as defined 
under clause 9(e), 9(f), and 9(g) of rule XXI of the Rules of 
the House of Representatives.

                    COMPLIANCE WITH PUBLIC LAW 104-4

    This bill contains no unfunded mandates.

                       COMPLIANCE WITH H. RES. 5

    Directed Rule Making. The Chairman does not believe that 
this bill directs any executive branch official to conduct any 
specific rule-making proceedings.
    Duplication of Existing Programs. This bill does not 
establish or reauthorize a program of the federal government 
known to be duplicative of another program. Such program was 
not included in any report from the Government Accountability 
Office to Congress pursuant to section 21 of Public Law 111-139 
or identified in the most recent Catalog of Federal Domestic 
Assistance published pursuant to the Federal Program 
Information Act (Public Law 95-220, as amended by Public Law 
98-169) as relating to other programs.

                PREEMPTION OF STATE, LOCAL OR TRIBAL LAW

    This bill is not intended to preempt any State, local or 
tribal law.

                        CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW

    If enacted, this bill would make no changes in existing 
law.