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H.R. 4283 (113th): To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to maintain or replace certain facilities and structures for commercial recreation services at Smith Gulch in Idaho, and for other purposes.

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 9, 2014 (Referred to Senate Committee).


IIB

113th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4283

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 9, 2014

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

AN ACT

To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to maintain or replace certain facilities and structures for commercial recreation services at Smith Gulch in Idaho, and for other purposes.

1.

Maintenance or replacement of facilities and structures at Smith Gulch

Section 3(a)(24)(D) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)(24)(D)) is amended by adding at the end the following: “The Secretary shall also authorize or continue to authorize maintenance or replacement of facilities and structures listed in this subparagraph for commercial recreation services at Smith Gulch whose location is defined above. The facilities and structures referred to in this subparagraph are—

(i)

motorized landscaping equipment, such as lawnmowers and weed trimmers;

(ii)

chainsaws;

(iii)

gasoline-powered electrical generators and associated electrical transmission facilities;

(iv)

hydroelectric generators and associated electrical transmission facilities;

(v)

gasoline-powered water pumps for fire suppression;

(vi)

transition from propane to electrical lighting;

(vii)

solar energy systems; and

(viii)

6-volt or 12-volt battery banks for power storage.

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Passed the House of Representatives September 8, 2014.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk