H.R. 4707 (98th): Arizona Wilderness Act of 1984

98th Congress, 1983–1984. Text as of Aug 28, 1984 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

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PUBLIC LAW 98-406—AUG. 28, 1984                                     98 STAT. 1485
Public Law 98-406
96th Congress
                                     An Act
To designate certain national forest lands in the State of Arizona as wilderness, and     Aug. 28, 1984
                                 for other purposes.                                       [H.R. 4707]

  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled. That this Act may Arizona
be cited as the "Arizona Wilderness Act of 1984".                 Wilderness
                                                                                        Act of 1984.
                                                                                        National
                                     TITLE I                                            Wilderness
                                                                                        Preservation
   SEC. 101. (a) In furtherance of the purposes of the Wilderness Act                   System.
 (16 U.S.C. 1131-1136), the following lands in the State of Arizona are                 National Forest
                                                                                        System.
 hereby designated as wilderness and therefore as components of the
 National Wilderness Preservation System:
        (1) certain lands in the Prescott National Forest, which com-                   16 u s e 1132
     prise approximately five thousand four hundred and twenty                          note.
     acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Apache Creek
     Wilderness—Proposed , dated February 1984, and which shall
     be known as the Apache Creek Wilderness;
        (2) certain lands in the Prescott National Forest, which com-                   16 u s e 1132
      prise approximately fourteen thousand nine hundred and fifty                      note.
      acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Cedar Bench
      Wilderness—Proposed , dated August 1984, and which shall be
      known as the Cedar Bench Wilderness;
        (3) certain lands in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest,                     16 u s e 1132
      which comprise approximately eleven thousand and eighty                           note.
      acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Bear Wallow
      Wilderness—Proposed , dated March 1984, and which shall be
      known as the Bear Wallow Wilderness;
        (4) certain lands in the Prescott National Forest, which com-                   16 u s e 1132
      prise approximately twenty-six thousand and thirty acres, as                      note.
      generally depicted on a map entitled "Castle Creek Wilder-
      ness—Proposed", dated August 1984, and which shall be known
      as the Castle Creek Wilderness;
        (5) certain lands in the Coronado National Forest, which
      comprise approximately sixty-nine thousand seven hundred
      acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Chiricahua
f    Wilderness—Proposed", dated March 1984, and which are
      hereby incorporated in and shall be deemed part of the Chirica-
     hua Wilderness, as designated by Public Law 88-577;                                16 u s e 1131
        (6) certain lands in the Coconino National Forest, which                        note.
      comprise approximately eleven thousand five hundred and fifty                     16 u s e 1132
                                                                                        note.
      acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Fossil Springs
      Wilderness—Proposed , dated April 1984, and which shall be
      known as the Fossil Springs Wilderness;
        (7) certain lands in the Tonto National Forest, which comprise                  16 u s e 1132
      approximately fifty-three thousand five hundred acres, as gen-                    note.
      erally depicted on a map entitled "Four Peaks Wilderness-
      Proposed , dated April 1984, and which shall be known as the
r     Four Peaks Wilderness;

98 STAT. 1486 PUBLIC LAW 98-406—AUG. 28, 1984 (8) certain lands in the Coronado National Forest, which comprise approximately twenty-three thousand six hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Galiuro Wilder- ness Additions—Proposed", dated April 1984, and which are hereby incorporated in and shall be deemed a part of the 16 u s e 1131 Galiuro Wilderness as designated by Public Law 88-577; note. (9) certain lands in the Prescott National Forest, which com- 16 u s e 1132 prise approximately nine thousand eight hundred acres, as note. generally depicted on a map entitled "Granite Mountain Wil- derness—Proposed", dated April 1984, and which shall be known as Granite Mountain Wilderness; 16 u s e 1132 (10) certain lands in the Tonto National Forest, which com- note. prise approximately thirty-six thousand seven hundred and eighty acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Hellsgate Wilderness—Proposed", dated August 1984, and which shall be known as the Hellsgate Wilderness; 16 u s e 1132 (11) certain lands in the Prescott National Forest which note. comprise approximately seven thousand six hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Juniper Mesa Wilder- ness—Proposed", dated February 1984, and which shall be known as the Juniper Mesa Wilderness; 16 u s e 1132 (12) certain lands in the Kaibab and Coconino National For- note. ests, which comprise approximately six thousand five hundred and ten acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Ken- drick Mountain Wilderness—Proposed", dated February 1984, and which shall be known as Kendrick Mountain Wilderness; (13) certain lands in the Tonto National Forest, which com- prise approximately forty-six thousand six hundred and seventy acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Mazatzal Wil- derness Additions—Proposed", dated August 1984, and which are hereby incorporated and shall be deemed a part of the 16 u s e 1131 Mazatzal Wilderness as designated by Public Law 88-577: Pro- note. vided, That within the lands added to the Mazatzal Wilderness, 16 u s e 1131 by this Act, the provisions of the Wilderness Act shall not be note. construed to prevent the installation and maintenance of hydro- logic, meteorologic, or telecommunications facilities, or any combination of the foregoing, or limited motorized access to such facilities when nonmotorized access means are not reason- ably available or when time is of the essence, subject to such conditions as the Secretarv deems desirable, where such facili- ties or access are essential to flood warning, flood control, and water reservoir operation purposes; 16 u s e 1132 (14) certain lands in the Coronado National Forest, which note. comprise approximately twenty thousand one hundred and ninety acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Miller Peak Wilderness—Proposed", dated February 1984, and which shall be known as the Miller Peak Wilderness; 16 u s e 1132 (15) certain lands in the Coronado National Forest, which note. comprise approximately twenty-five thousand two hundred and sixty acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Mt. Wrightson Wilderness—Proposed", dated February 1984, and which shall be known as the Mt. Wrightson Wilderness; 16 u s e 1132 (16) certain lands in the Coconino National Forest, which note. comprise approximately eighteen thousand one hundred and fifty acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Munds Mountain Wilderness—Proposed", dated August 1984, and which shall be known as the Munds Mountain Wilderness;
: PUBLIC LAW 98-406—AUG. 28, 1984 98 STAT. 1487 (17) certain lands in the Coronado National Forest, which 16 use 1132 comprise approximately seven thousand four hundred and note. twenty acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Pajarita Wilderness—Proposed", dated March 1984, and which shall be known as the Pajarita Wilderness; (18) certain lands in the Coconino National Forest, which I6uscii32 comprise approximately forty-three thousand nine hundred and note. fifty acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Red Rock- Secret Mountain Wilderness—Proposed", dated April 1984, and which shall be known as the Red Rock-Secret Mountain Wilderness; (19) certain lands in the Coronado National Forest, which 16 use 1132 comprise approximately thirty-eight thousand five hundred and note. ninety acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Rincon Mountain Wilderness—Proposed", dated February 1984, and which shall be known as the Rincon Mountain Wilderness; (20) certain lands in the Tonto National Forest, which com- 16 use ii32 prise approximately eighteen thousand nine hundred and fifty note, acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Salome Wilder- ness—Proposed", dated August 1984, and which shall be known as the Salome Wilderness; (21) certain lands in the Tonto National Forest, which com- 16 use ii32 prise approximately thirty-two thousand eight hundred acres, note. as generally depicted on a map entitled "Salt River Canyon Wilderness-Proposed", dated April 1984, and which shall be known as the Salt River Canyon Wilderness; (22) certain lands in the Coconino National Forest, which 16 use 1132 comprise approximately eighteen thousand two hundred acres, note. as generally depicted on a map entitled "Kachina Peaks Wilder- ness—Proposed", dated August 1984, and which shall be known as the Kachina Peaks Wilderness; (23) certain lands in the Coronado National Forest, which 16 use 1132 comprise approximately twenty-six thousand seven hundred note. and eighty acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Santa Teresa Wilderness—Proposed", dated February 1984, and which shall be known as the Santa Teresa Wilderness; the governmental agency having jurisdictional authority may au- thorize limited access to the area, for private and administra- tive purposes, from U.S. Route 70 along Black Rock Wash to the vicinity of Black Rock; « (24) certain lands in the Tonto National Forest, which com- prise approximately thirty-five thousand six hundred and forty acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Superstition Wilderness Additions—Proposed", dated August 1984, and which are hereby incorporated in and shall be deemed to be a part of the Superstition Wilderness as designated by Public Law 88-577; 16 use ii3i (25) certain lands in the Coconino National Forest and Pres- note. cott National Forest, which comprise approximately eight thou- .^ sand one hundred and eighty acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Additions—Pro- posed", dated April 1984, and which are hereby incorporated in .. and shall be deemed a part of the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness as designated by Public Law 92-241; 16 USe 1132 (26) certain lands in the Coconino National Forest, which note, comprise approximately thirteen thousand six hundred acres, as ^^ USe 1132 generally depicted on a map entitled "West Clear Creek Wilder- ^°^-
98 STAT. 1488 PUBLIC LAW 98-406—AUG. 28, 1984 urn..: ness—Proposed", dated April 1984, and which shall be known as the West Clear Creek Wilderness; 16 u s e 1132 (27) certain lands in the Coconino National Forest, which note. comprise approximately six thousand seven hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Wet Beaver Wilderness— Proposed", dated February 1984, and which shall be known as the Wet Beaver Wilderness; 16 u s e 1132 (28) certain lands in the Prescott National Forest, which note. comprise approximately five thousand six hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Woodchute Wilderness— Proposed", dated August 1984, and which shall be known as the Woodchute Wilderness; 16 u s e 1132 (29) certain lands in the Coconino National Forest, which note. compromise approximately ten thousand one hundred and forty acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Strawberry Crater Wilderness—Proposed", dated April 1984, and which shall be known as Strawberry Crater Wilderness; 16 u s e 1132 (30) certain lands in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, note. which comprise approximately five thousand two hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Escudilla— Proposed Wilderness", dated April 1984, and which shall be known as Escudilla Wilderness. (b) Subject to valid existing rights, the wilderness areas designated under this section shall be administered by the Secretary of Agricul- ture (hereinafter in this title referred to as the "Secretary") in accordance with the provisions of the Wilderness Act governing areas designated by that Act as wilderness, except that any refer- 16 u s e 1131 ence in such provisions to the effective date of the Wilderness Act note. (or any similar reference) shall be deemed to be a reference to the date of enactment of this Act. (c) As soon as practicable after enactment of this Act, the Secre- tary shall file a map and a legal description of each wilderness area designated under this section with the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the United States House of Representatives and with the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate. Such map and description shall have the same force and effect as if included in this Act, except that correction of clerical and typographical errors in such legal description and map may be Public made. Such map and legal description shall be on file and available availability. for public inspection in the Office of the Chief of the Forest Service, United States Department of Agriculture. (d) The Congress does not intend that designation of wilderness areas in the State of Arizona lead to the creation of protective perimeters or buffer zones around each wilderness area. The fact that nonwilderness activities or uses can be seen or heard from areas within a wilderness shall not, of itself, preclude such activities or uses up to the boundary of the wilderness area. Water. (eXD As provided in paragraph (6) of section 4(d) of the Wilderness 16 u s e 1133. Act, nothing in this Act or in the Wilderness Act shall constitute an 16 u s e 1131 express or implied claim or denial on the part of the Federal note. Government £is to exemption from Arizona State water laws. Fish £ind fishing. (2) As provided in paragraph (7) of section 4(d) of the Wilderness Wildlife. Act, nothing in this Act or in the Wilderness Act shall be construed as affecting the jurisdiction or responsibilities of the State of Ari- zona with respect to wildlife and fish in the national forests located in that State.
PUBLIC LAW 98-406—AUG. 28, 1984 98 STAT. 1489 (f)(1) Grazing of livestock in wilderness areas established by this Livestock, title, where established prior to the date of the enactment of this Act, shall be administered in accordance with section 4(d)(4) of the Wilderness Act and section 108 of Public Law 96-560. 16 u s e 1133. (2) The Secretary is directed to review all policies, practices, and 16 u s e 1133 regulations of the Department of Agriculture regarding livestock note. grazing in national forest wilderness areas in Arizona in order to insure that such policies, practices, and regulations fully conform with and implement the intent of Congress regarding grazing in such areas, as such intent is expressed in this Act. (3) Not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this Report. Act, and at least every five years thereafter, the Secretary of Agriculture shall submit to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the United States House of Representatives and to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate a report detailing the progress made by the Forest Service in carrying out the provisions of paragraphs (1) and (2) of this section. , ,f SEC. 102. (a) In furtherance of the purposes of the Wilderness Act, the Secretary of Agriculture shall review the following as to their suitability or nonsuitability for preservation as wilderness and shall submit his recommendations to the President: (1) certain lands in the Coronado National Forest, which comprise approximately eight hundred fifty acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Bunk Robinson Wilderness Study Area Additions—Proposed", dated February 1984, and which are hereby incorporated in the Bunk Robinson Wilderness Study Area as designated by Public Law 96-550; 94 Stat. 3223. (2) certain lands in the Coronado National Forest, which comprise approximately five thousand and eighty acres, as ,v a generally depicted on a map entitled "Whitmire Canyon Study Area Additions—Proposed", dated February 1984, and which are hereby incorporated in the Whitmire Canyon Wilderness Study Area as designated by Public Law 96-550; and (3) certain lands in the Coronado National Forest, which comprise approximately sixty-two thousand acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Mount Graham Wilderness Study Area", dated August 1984, and which shall be known as the Mount Graham Wilderness Study Area. With respect to the areas named in paragraphs (1) and (2), the President of U.S. President shall submit his recommendations to the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate no later than January 1,1986. (b) Subject to valid existing rights, the wilderness study areas designated by this section shall, until Congress determines other- wise, be administered by the Secretary so as to maintain their '^^ '•-:'• ir presently existing wilderness character and potential for inclusion *' in the National Wilderness Preservation System. SEC. 103. (a) The Congress finds that— eonservation (1) the Department of Agriculture has completed the second roadless area review and evaluation program (RARE II); (2) the Congress has made its own review and examination of national forest system roadless areas in Arizona and of the environmental impacts associated with alternative allocations of such areas. ' *1 (b) On the basis of such review, the Congress hereby determines eongress. and directs that—
98 STAT. 1490 PUBLIC LAW 98-406—AUG. 28, 1984 ;4>-ja9v (1) without passing on the question of the legal and factual sufficiency of the RARE II final environmental statement (dated January 1979) with respect to national forest system .gr lands in States other than Arizona, such statement shall not be Ki subject to judicial review with respect to national forest system lands in the State of Arizona; (2) with respect to the national forest system lands in the State of Arizona which were reviewed by the Department of Agriculture in the second roadless area review and evaluation (RARE II) and those lands referred to in subsection (d), except those lands designated for wilderness study upon enactment of this Act, that review and evaluation or reference shall be deemed for the purposes of the initial land mansigement plans required for such lands by the Forest and Rangeland Renewable 16 use 1600 Resources Planning Act of 1974, as amended by the National note. Forest Management Act of 1976, to be an adequate consider- 16 use 1600 ation of the suitability of such lands for inclusion in the "°'®' National Wilderness Preservation System and the Department of Agriculture shall not be required to review the wilderness option prior to the revisions of the plans, but shall review the wilderness option when the plans are revised, which revisions will ordinarily occur on a ten-year cvcle, or at least every fifteen years, unless, prior to such time tne Secretary of Agriculture finds that conditions in a unit have significantly changed; (3) areas in the State of Arizona reviewed in such final environmental statement or referred to in subsection (d) and not designated wilderness or wilderness study upon enactment '-^ of this Act shall be managed for multiple use in accordance with land management plans pursuant to section 6 of the Forest and 16 use 1604. Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974, as amended by the National Forest Management Act of 1976: Provided, That such areas need not be managed for the purpose of protecting their suitability for wilderness designation prior to or during revision of the initial land management plans; (4) in the event that revised land management plans in the State of Arizona are implemented pursuant to section 6 of the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974, as amended by the National Forest Management Act of 1976, and other applicable law, areas not recommended for 8 Tj to iigin8<. t wilderness designation need not be managed for the purpose of protecting their suitability for wilderness designation prior to or during revision of such plans, and areas recommended for wilderness designation shall be managed for the purpose of protecting their suitability for wilderness designation as may be required by the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources 16 use 1600 Planning Act of 1974, as amended by the National Forest note. Management Act of 1976, and other applicable law; and (5) unless expressly authorized by Congress, the Department t of Agriculture shall not conduct any further statewide roadless area review and evaluation of national forest system lands in the State of Arizona for the purpose of determining their suit- ability for inclusion in the National Wilderness Preservation System, (c) As used in this section, and as provided in section 6 of the 16 use 1604. Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974, j^ as amended by the National Forest Management Act of 1976, the term "revision" shall not include an "amendment" to a plan.
PUBLIC LAW 98-406—AUG. 28, 1984 98 STAT. 1491 (d) The provisions of this section shall also apply to national forest system roadless lands in the State of Arizona which are less than five thousand acres in size. SEC. 104. Section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274) is amended by inserting the following after paragraph (50): "(51) VERDE, ARIZONA.—The segment from the boundary between national forest and private land in sections 26 and 27, township 13 north, range 5 east, Gila Salt River meridian, downstream to the confluence with Red Creek, as generally depicted on a map entitled 'Verde River—Wild and Scenic River', dated March 1984, which is on file and available for public inspection in the Office of the Chief, Forest Service, United States Department of Agriculture; to be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture. This designation shall Water. not prevent water users receiving Central Arizona Project water :)^lJ allocations from diverting that water through an exchange agree- ment with downstream water users in accordance with Arizona water law. After consultation with State and local governments and the interested public and within two years after the date of enact- ment of this paragraph, the Secretary shall take such action as is required under subsection (b) of this section.". SEC. 105. There are added to the Chiricahua National Monument, in the State of Arizona, established by Proclamation Numbered 1692 of April 18, 1924 (43 Stat. 1946) certain lands in the Coronado National Forest which comprise approximately eight hundred and fifty acres as generally depicted on the map entitled "Bonita Creek Watershed", dated May 1984, retained by the United States Park Service, Washington, D.C. The area added by this paragraph shall be administered by the National Park Service as wilderness. TITLE II Aravaipa Canyon SEC. 201. The Congress finds that— Wilderness. (1) the Aravaipa Canyon, situated in the Galiuro Mountains in the Sonoran desert region of southern Arizona, is a primitive place of great natural beauty that, due to the rare presence of a perennial stream, supports an extraordinary abundance and .iikm diversity of native plant, fish, and wildlife, making it a resource of national significance; and (2) the Aravaipa Canyon should, together with certain adjoin- ing public lands, be incorporated within the National Wilderness J?;" Preservation System in order to provide for the preservation and protection of this relatively undisturbed but fragile complex of desert, riparian and aquatic ecosystems, and the native plant, fish, and wildlife communities dependent on it, as well as to protect and preserve the area's great scenic, geologic, and his- torical values, to a greater degree than would be possible in the absence of wilderness designation. SEC. 202. In furtherance of the purposes of the Wilderness Act of 16 u s e 1132 1964 (78 Stat. 890, 16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.) and consistent with the note. policies and provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (90 Stat. 2743; 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), certain public lands in Graham and Pinal Counties, Arizona, which comprise approximately six thousand six hundred and seventy acres, as gen- erally depicted on a map entitled "Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness— Proposed' and dated May 1980, are hereby designated as the Ara- vaipa Canyon Wilderness and, therefore, as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
98 STAT. 1492 PUBLIC LAW 98-406—AUG. 28, 1984 SEC. 203. Subject to valid existing rights, the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness shall be administered by the Secretary of the Interior in 16 use 1131 accordance with the provisions of the Wilderness Act governing >^ote. areas designated by that Act as wilderness. For purposes of this title, any references in such provisions to the effective date of the Wilderness Act shall be deemed to be a reference to the effective date of this Act and any reference to the Secretary of Agriculture with regard to administration of such areas shall be deemed to be a reference to the Secretary of the Interior, and any reference to wilderness areas designated by the Wilderness Act or designated national forest wilderness areas shall be deemed to be a reference to the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness. For purposes of this title, the reference to national forest rules and regulations in the second 16 use 1133. sentence of section 4(d)(3) of the Wilderness Act shall be deemed to be a reference to rules and regulations applicable to public lands, as defined in section 103(e) of the Federal Land Policy and Manage- ment Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701,1702). SEC. 204. As soon as practicable after this Act takes effect, the Secretary of the Interior shall file a map and a legal description of the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness with the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate and with the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the United States House of Representatives, and such map and description shall have the same force and effect as if included in this Act: Provided, That correction of clerical and typographical errors in the legal descrip- Pubiic tion and map may be made. The map and legal description shall be availability. on file and available for public inspection in the offices of the Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior. SEC. 205. Except as further provided in this section, the Aravaipa Primitive Area designations of January 16, 1969, and April 28, 1971, are hereby revoked. ^ TITLE III 16 use 1131 SEC. 301. (a) In furtherance of the purposes of the Wilderness Act, **o*6- . the following lands are hereby designated as wilderness and there- fore, as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System— 16 use 1132 (1) certain lands in the Arizona Strip District of the Bureau of "^ote- L a n d M a n a g e m e n t , Arizona, which comprise a p p r o x i m a t e l y six thousand five hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Cottonwood Point Wilderness—Proposed", dated May 1983, and which shall be known as the Cottonwood Point Wilderness; 16 use 1132 (2) certain lands in the Arizona Strip District of the Bureau of ^°^- Land Management, Arizona, which comprise approximately thirty-six thousand three hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Grand Wash Cliffs Wilderness—Proposed", dated May 1983, and which shall be known as the Grand Wash Cliffs Wilderness; 16 use 1132 (3) certain lands in the Kaibab National Forest and in the note. Arizona Strip District of the Bureau of Land Management, Arizona, which comprise approximately seventy-seven thousand one hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled sd. "Kanab Creek Wilderness—Proposed", dated May 1983, and which shall be known as the Kanab Creek Wilderness;
PUBLIC LAW 98-406-AUG. 28, 1984 98 STAT. 1493 (4) certain lands in the Arizona Strip District of the Bureau of 16 USC 1132 Land Management, Arizona, which comprise approximately "°^- fourteen thousand six hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Mt, Logan Wilderness—Proposed", dated May 1983, and which shall be known as the Mount Logan Wilderness; (5) certain lands in the Arizona Strip District of the Bureau of 16 USC 1132 Land Management, Arizona, which comprise approximately ^°^^- seven thousand nine hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Mt. Trumbull Wilderness—Proposed", dated May 1983, and which shall be known as the Mount Trumbull Wilderness; (6) certain lands in the Arizona Strip District of the Bureau of 16 USC 1132 Land Management, Arizona, which comprise approximately ^°^- eighty-four thousand seven hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Paiute Wilderness—Proposed", dated May 1983, and which shall be known as the Paiute Wilderness; (7) certain lands in the Arizona Strip District, Arizona, and in 16 USC 1132 the Cedar City District, Utah, of the Bureau of Land Manage- note. ment, which comprise approximately one hundred and ten thou- sand acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness—Proposed", dated May 1983, and which shall be known as the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness; (8) certain lands in the Kaibab National Forest, Arizona, 16 USC 1132 which comprise approximately forty thousand six hundred note, acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Saddle Moun- tain Wilderness—Proposed", dated May 1983, and which shall be known as the Saddle Mountain Wilderness; and (9) certain lands in the Arizona Strip District, Arizona, and in 16 USC 1132 the Cedar City District, Utah, of the Bureau of Land Manage- note. ment which comprise approximately nineteen thousand six hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Beaver Dam Mountains Wilderness—Proposed", dated May 1983, and which shall be known as the Beaver Dam Mountains Wilderness. (b) The previous classifications of the Paiute Primitive Area and the Paria Canyon Primitive Area are hereby abolished. SEC. 302. (a) Subject to valid existing rights, each wilderness area designated by this title shall be administered by the appropriate Secretary in accordance with the provisions of the Wilderness Act: 16 USC 1131 Provided, That any reference in such provisions to the effective date note, of the Wilderness Act shall be deemed to be a reference to the effective date of this Act, and any reference to the Secretary of Agriculture shall be deemed to be a reference to the Secretary who has administrative jurisdiction over the area. (b) Within the wilderness areas designated by this title, the graz- Livestock. ing of livestock, where established prior to the date of enactment of this Act, shall be permitted to continue subject to such reasonable regulations, policies, and practices as the Secretary concerned deems necessary, as long as such regulations, policies, and practices fully conform with and implement the intent of Congress regarding grazing in such areas as such intent is expressed in the Wilderness Act. SEC. 303. As soon as practicable after enactment of this Act, a map and a legal description on each wilderness area designated by this title shall be filed by the Secretary concerned with the Committee
98 STAT. 1494 PUBLIC LAW 98-406—AUG. 28, 1984 on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate and the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives, and each such map and description shall have the same force and effect as if included in this Act: Provided, That correction of clerical and typographical errors in each such legal description and map may be made by the Secretary concerned Public subsequent to such filings. Each such map and legal description availability, ghall be on file and available for public inspection in the Office of the Chief of the Forest Service, Department of Agriculture or in the Office of the Director of the Bureau of Land Management, Depart- ment of the Interior, as is appropriate. :i SEC. 304. The Congress hereby finds and directs that lands in the Arizona Strip District of the Bureau of Land Management, Arizona, and those portions of the Starvation Point Wilderness Study Area (UT-040-057) and Paria Canyon Instant Study Area and contiguous Utah units in the Cedar City District of the Bureau of Land Manage- ment, Utah, not designated as wilderness by this Act have been adequately studied for wilderness designation pursuant to section 603 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (Public Law 43 use 1782. 94-579), and are no longer subject to the requirement of section 603(c) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act pertaining to the management of wilderness study areas in a manner that does not sg! impair the suitability of such areas for preservation as wilderness. TITLE IV SEC. 401. If any provision of this Act or the application thereof is &yr held invalid, the remainder of the Act and the application thereof shall not be affected thereby. Approved August 28, 1984. *id bnjs. d'.nk i8K \MJ a I .^aoJ^'/iJ LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 4707 (S. 2242): HOUSE REPORT No. 98-643 Part I (Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs). SENATE REPORT No. 98-463 accompanying S. 2242 (Comm. on Energy and Natu- 1*3.1 ^tGSOUrCGS) CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 130 (1984): Apr. 2, 3, considered and passed House. • '•• .- Aug. 9, considered and passed Senate, amended, in lieu of S. 2242. Aug. 10, House concurred in certain Senate amendment.