H. R. 1052
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 24, 2015
Mr. Schrader (for himself, Ms. Bonamici, Mr. Blumenauer, and Mr. DeFazio) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources
To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Molalla River in the State of Oregon as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Molalla River Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
Designation of wild and scenic river segments, Molalla River, Oregon
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:
Molalla river, Oregon
The following segments in the State of Oregon, to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a recreational river:
The approximately 15.1-mile segment from the southern boundary line of T. 7 S., R. 4 E., sec. 19, downstream to the edge of the Bureau of Land Management boundary in T. 6 S., R. 3 E., sec. 7.
Table Rock Fork Molalla River
The approximately 6.2-mile segment from the easternmost Bureau of Land Management boundary line in the NE1/4 sec. 4, T. 7 S., R. 4 E., downstream to the confluence with the Molalla River.
Subject to valid existing rights, the Federal land within the boundaries of the river segments designated by subparagraph (A) is withdrawn from all forms of—
entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws;
location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and
disposition under all laws relating to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral materials.
Section 3(a)(102) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)(102)) is amended—
in the heading, by striking
Squaw Creek and inserting
in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking
McAllister Ditch, including the Soap Fork Squaw Creek, the North Fork, the South Fork, the East and West Forks of Park Creek, and Park Creek Fork and inserting
Plainview Ditch, including the Soap Creek, the North and South Forks of Whychus Creek, the East and West Forks of Park Creek, and Park Creek; and
in subparagraph (B), by striking
McAllister Ditch and inserting