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S. 1777 (114th): A bill to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture 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 Jul 15, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1777

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 15, 2015

(for himself and Mr. Crapo) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A BILL

To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture 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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