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H.R. 6546: Chetco River Protection Act of 2018

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 26, 2018 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6546

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 26, 2018

(for himself, Mr. Huffman, Ms. Bonamici, and Mr. Blumenauer) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to make technical corrections to the segment designations for the Chetco River, Oregon.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Chetco River Protection Act of 2018.

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Technical Corrections to the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act

Section 3(a)(69) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)(69)) is amended—

(1)

by inserting before The 44.5-mile the following:

(A)

Designations

;

(2)

by redesignating subparagraphs (A), (B), and (C) as clauses (i), (ii), and (iii), respectively;

(3)

in clause (i), as redesignated—

(A)

by striking 25.5-mile and inserting 27.5-mile; and

(B)

by striking Boulder Creek at the Kalmiopsis Wilderness boundary and inserting Mislatnah Creek;

(4)

in clause (ii), as redesignated—

(A)

by striking 8 and inserting 7.5;

(B)

by striking Boulder Creek and inserting Mislatnah Creek; and

(C)

by striking Steel Bridge and inserting Eagle Creek;

(5)

in clause (iii), as redesignated—

(A)

by striking 11 and inserting 9.5; and

(B)

by striking Steel Bridge and inserting Eagle Creek; and

(6)

by adding at the end the following:

(B)

Withdrawal

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valid existing rights, the Federal land within the boundaries of the river segments designated by subparagraph (A), is withdrawn from all forms of—

(i)

entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws;

(ii)

location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and

(iii)

disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral leasing, geothermal leasing, or mineral materials.

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