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113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3040 National Park Service Washington
  • General Admininstration
  • Acquisition/Exchange
  • Public Use/Facilities
  • Structures/Roads
Wilderness(es): Stephen Mather Wilderness
Text: SEC. 3040. NORTH CASCADES NATIONAL PARK AND STEPHEN MATHER WILDERNESS. Title II of the Washington Park Wilderness Act of 1988 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note; Public Law 100-668) is amended by adding at the end the following: ``SEC. 207. BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENTS FOR ROAD. ``(a) In General.--The Secretary may adjust the boundaries of the North Cascades National Park and the Stephen Mather Wilderness in order to provide a 100-foot-wide corridor along which the Stehekin Valley Road may be rebuilt-- ``(1) outside of the floodplain between milepost 12.9 and milepost 22.8; ``(2) within the boundaries of the North Cascades National Park; and ``(3) outside of the boundaries of the Stephen Mather Wilderness. ``(b) No Net Loss of Lands.--The boundary adjustments made under this section shall be such that equal acreage amounts are exchanged between the Stephen Mather Wilderness and the North Cascades National Park, resulting in no net loss of acreage to either the Stephen Mather Wilderness or the North Cascades National Park.''.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3061(b)(1)(B)(ii)(I-II) Forest Service New Mexico
  • General Admininstration
  • Buffer Zones
Wilderness(es): Columbine-Hondo Wilderness
Text: (I) IN GENERAL.—Congress does not intend for the designation of the Wilderness to create a protective perimeter or buffer zone around the Wilderness. (II) NONWILDERNESS ACTIVITIES.—The fact that nonwilderness activities or uses can be seen or heard from areas within the Wilderness shall not preclude the conduct of the activities or uses outside the boundary of the Wilderness.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3061(b)(1)(D) Forest Service New Mexico
  • Commercial Use
  • Grazing
Wilderness(es): Columbine-Hondo Wilderness
Text: (D) Grazing.--Grazing of livestock in the Wilderness, where established before the date of enactment of this Act, shall be allowed to continue in accordance with-- (i) section 4(d)(4) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(4)); and (ii) the guidelines set forth in the report of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives accompanying H.R. 5487 of the 96th Congress (H. Rept. 96-617).
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3061(b)(1)(G) Forest Service New Mexico
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Wildlife Management
Wilderness(es): Columbine-Hondo Wilderness
Text: (G) Fish and wildlife.-- (i) In general.--Nothing in this section affects the jurisdiction of the State with respect to fish and wildlife located on public land in the State, except that the Secretary may designate areas in which, and establish periods during which, for reasons of public safety, administration, or compliance with applicable laws, no hunting, fishing, or trapping will be permitted in the Wilderness. (ii) Consultation.--Except in emergencies, the Secretary shall consult with the appropriate State agency and notify the public before taking any action under clause (i).
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3061(b)(2) Forest Service New Mexico
  • General Admininstration
  • Acquisition/Exchange
Wilderness(es): Wheeler Peak Wilderness
Text: (2) Wheeler peak wilderness boundary modification.-- (A) In general.--The boundary of the Wheeler Peak Wilderness in the State is modified as generally depicted in the Wilderness Map. (B) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, any Federal land added to or excluded from the boundary of the Wheeler Peak Wilderness under subparagraph (A) is withdrawn from-- (i) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (ii) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (iii) operation of the mineral leasing, mineral materials, and geothermal leasing laws.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3062(b)(3)(B)(iii) Forest Service Colorado
  • Commercial Use
  • Grazing
Wilderness(es): Hermosa Creek Wilderness
Text: (iii) Grazing.--The Secretary shall permit grazing within the Special Management Area, if established before the date of enactment of this Act, subject to all applicable laws (including regulations) and Executive orders.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3062(c)(3) Forest Service Colorado
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Insects/Diseases/Invasive Species
  • Fire Management
Wilderness(es): Hermosa Creek Wilderness
Text: (3) Fire, insects, and diseases.--In accordance with section 4(d)(1) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(1)), within the wilderness areas designated by section 2(a)(22) of the Colorado Wilderness Act of 1993 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note; 107 Stat. 756; 114 Stat. 1955; 116 Stat. 1055) (as added by paragraph (1)), the Secretary may carry out any measure that the Secretary determines to be necessary to control fire, insects, and diseases, subject to such terms and conditions as the Secretary determines to be appropriate.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3062(g)(3) Forest Service Colorado
  • General Admininstration
  • Buffer Zones
Wilderness(es): Hermosa Creek Wilderness
Text: (3) Adjacent management.-- (A) In general.--Nothing in this section establishes a protective perimeter or buffer zone around-- (i) the Special Management Area; (ii) the wilderness area designated by an amendment made by subsection (c)(1); or (iii) the wilderness study area designated by subsection (f)(2)(B)(i). (B) Nonwilderness activities.--The fact that a nonwilderness activity or use can be seen or heard from areas within the wilderness area designated by an amendment made by subsection (c)(1) or the wilderness study area designated by subsection (f)(2)(B)(i) shall not preclude the conduct of the activity or use outside the boundary of the wilderness area or wilderness study area.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3062(g)(4) Forest Service Colorado
  • Motorized/Mechanized Use
  • Aircraft/Helicopters
  • Access
  • Military Access
Wilderness(es): Hermosa Creek Wilderness
Text: (4) Military overflights.--Nothing in this section restricts or precludes-- (A) any low-level overflight of military aircraft over an area designated as a wilderness area under an amendment made by this section, including military overflights that can be seen, heard, or detected within the wilderness area; (B) flight testing or evaluation; or (C) the designation or establishment of-- (i) new units of special use airspace; or (ii) any military flight training route over a wilderness area described in subparagraph (A).
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3064(b)(2)(A) Bureau of Land Management Nevada
  • General Admininstration
  • Boundaries
Wilderness(es): Pine Forest Range Wilderness
Text: (A) Road access.--The boundary of any portion of the Wilderness that is bordered by a road shall be 100 feet from the edge of the road.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3064(b)(2)(C) Bureau of Land Management Nevada
  • Water
  • Water Facilities
Wilderness(es): Pine Forest Range Wilderness
Text: (C) Reservoir access.--The boundary of the Wilderness shall be 160 feet downstream from the dam at Little Onion Reservoir. (3) Map and legal description.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3064(c)(2) Bureau of Land Management Nevada
  • Commercial Use
  • Grazing
Wilderness(es): Pine Forest Range Wilderness
Text: (2) Livestock.--The grazing of livestock in the Wilderness, if established before the date of enactment of this Act, shall be allowed to continue, subject to such reasonable regulations, policies, and practices as the Secretary considers to be necessary in accordance with-- (A) section 4(d)(4) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(4)); and (B) the guidelines set forth in Appendix A of the report of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives accompanying H.R. 2570 of the 101st Congress (House Report 101-405).
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3064(c)(3) Bureau of Land Management Nevada
  • General Admininstration
  • Buffer Zones
Wilderness(es): Pine Forest Range Wilderness
Text: (3) Adjacent management.-- (A) In general.--Congress does not intend for the designation of the Wilderness to create a protective perimeter or buffer zone around the Wilderness. (B) Nonwilderness activities.--The fact that nonwilderness activities or uses can be seen, heard, or detected from areas within the Wilderness shall not limit or preclude the conduct of the activities or uses outside the boundary of the Wilderness.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3064(c)(4) Bureau of Land Management Nevada
  • Motorized/Mechanized Use
  • Aircraft/Helicopters
  • Access
  • Military Access
Wilderness(es): Pine Forest Range Wilderness
Text: (4) Military overflights.--Nothing in this section restricts or precludes-- (A) low-level overflights of military aircraft over the Wilderness, including military overflights that can be seen, heard, or detected within the Wilderness; (B) flight testing and evaluation; or (C) the designation or creation of new units of special use airspace, or the establishment of military flight training routes, over the Wilderness.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3064(c)(5) Bureau of Land Management Nevada
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Insects/Diseases/Invasive Species
  • Fire Management
Wilderness(es): Pine Forest Range Wilderness
Text: (5) Wildfire, insect, and disease management.--In accordance with section 4(d)(1) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(1)), the Secretary may take such measures in the Wilderness as are necessary for the control of fire, insects, and diseases (including, as the Secretary determines to be appropriate, the coordination of the activities with a State or local agency).
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3064(c)(5) Bureau of Land Management Nevada
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Insects/Diseases/Invasive Species
  • Fire Management
Wilderness(es): Pine Forest Range Wilderness
Text: (5) Wildfire, insect, and disease management.--In accordance with section 4(d)(1) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(1)), the Secretary may take such measures in the Wilderness as are necessary for the control of fire, insects, and diseases (including, as the Secretary determines to be appropriate, the coordination of the activities with a State or local agency).
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3064(c)(6) Bureau of Land Management Nevada
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Fire Management
Wilderness(es): Pine Forest Range Wilderness
Text: (6) Wildfire management operations.--Nothing in this section precludes a Federal, State, or local agency from conducting wildfire management operations (including operations using aircraft or mechanized equipment).
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3064(c)(7)(B-C) Bureau of Land Management Nevada
  • Water
  • Water Rights/Laws
Wilderness(es): Pine Forest Range Wilderness
Text: (B) Statutory construction.--Nothing in this section-- (i) constitutes an express or implied reservation by the United States of any water or water rights with respect to the Wilderness; (ii) affects any water rights in the State (including any water rights held by the United States) in existence on the date of enactment of this Act; (iii) establishes a precedent with regard to any future wilderness designations; (iv) affects the interpretation of, or any designation made under, any other Act; or (v) limits, alters, modifies, or amends any interstate compact or equitable apportionment decree that apportions water among and between the State and other States. (C) Nevada water law.--The Secretary shall follow the procedural and substantive requirements of State law in order to obtain and hold any water rights not in existence on the date of enactment of this Act with respect to the Wilderness.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3064(c)(7)(D) Bureau of Land Management Nevada
  • Water
  • Water Facilities
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Wildlife Management
  • Public Use/Facilities
  • Structures/Roads
Wilderness(es): Pine Forest Range Wilderness
Text: (D) New projects.-- (i) Definition of water resource facility.-- (I) In general.--In this subparagraph, the term ``water resource facility'' means irrigation and pumping facilities, reservoirs, water conservation works, aqueducts, canals, ditches, pipelines, wells, hydropower projects, transmission and other ancillary facilities, and other water diversion, storage, and carriage structures. (II) Exclusion.--In this subparagraph, the term ``water resource facility'' does not include wildlife guzzlers. (ii) Restriction on new water resource facilities.-- Except as otherwise provided in this section, on or after the date of enactment of this Act, neither the President nor any other officer, employee, or agent of the United States shall fund, assist, authorize, or issue a license or permit for the development of any new water resource facility within a wilderness area, any portion of which is located in the County.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3064(e)(1) Bureau of Land Management Nevada
  • General Admininstration
  • Agency Jurisdiction
Wilderness(es): Pine Forest Range Wilderness
Text: (1) In general.--In accordance with section 4(d)(7) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(7)), nothing in this section affects or diminishes the jurisdiction of the State with respect to fish and wildlife management, including the regulation of hunting, fishing, and trapping, in the Wilderness.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3064(e)(2) Bureau of Land Management Nevada
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Wildlife Management
Wilderness(es): Pine Forest Range Wilderness
Text: (2) Management activities.--In furtherance of the purposes and principles of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), the Secretary may conduct any management activities in the Wilderness that are necessary to maintain or restore fish and wildlife populations and the habitats to support the populations, if the activities are carried out-- (A) consistent with relevant wilderness management plans; and (B) in accordance with-- (i) the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.); and (ii) the guidelines set forth in Appendix B of the report of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives accompanying H.R. 2570 of the 101st Congress (House Report 101-405), including the occasional and temporary use of motorized vehicles if the use, as determined by the Secretary, would promote healthy, viable, and more naturally distributed wildlife populations that would enhance wilderness values with the minimal impact necessary to reasonably accomplish those tasks.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3064(e)(3) Bureau of Land Management Nevada
  • Motorized/Mechanized Use
  • Aircraft/Helicopters
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Wildlife Management
Wilderness(es): Pine Forest Range Wilderness
Text: (3) Existing activities.--Consistent with section 4(d)(1) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(1)) and in accordance with the guidelines set forth in Appendix B of the report of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives accompanying H.R. 2570 of the 101st Congress (House Report 101-405), the State may continue to use aircraft, including helicopters, to survey, capture, transplant, monitor, and provide water for wildlife populations in the Wilderness.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec, 3064(e)(4) Bureau of Land Management Nevada
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Wildlife Management
Wilderness(es): Pine Forest Range Wilderness
Text: (4) Hunting, fishing, and trapping.-- (A) In general.--The Secretary may designate areas in which, and establish periods during which, for reasons of public safety, administration, or compliance with applicable laws, no hunting, fishing, or trapping will be permitted in the Wilderness. (B) Consultation.--Except in emergencies, the Secretary shall consult with the appropriate State agency and notify the public before taking any action under subparagraph (A).
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3064(e)(5) Bureau of Land Management Nevada
  • General Admininstration
  • Agency Jurisdiction
Wilderness(es): Pine Forest Range Wilderness
Text: (5) Agreement.-- (A) In general.--The State, including a designee of the State, may conduct wildlife management activities in the Wilderness-- (i) in accordance with the terms and conditions specified in the agreement between the Secretary and the State entitled ``Memorandum of Understanding between the Bureau of Land Management and the Nevada Department of Wildlife Supplement No. 9'' and signed November and December 2003, including any amendments to the agreement agreed to by the Secretary and the State; and (ii) subject to all applicable laws (including regulations). (B) References; clark county.--For the purposes of this paragraph, any reference to Clark County in the agreement described in subparagraph (A)(i) shall be considered to be a reference to the Wilderness.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3064(f)(4) Bureau of Land Management Nevada
  • General Admininstration
  • Acquisition/Exchange
Wilderness(es): Pine Forest Range Wilderness
Text: (4) Incorporation of acquired land and interests in land.--Any non-Federal land or interest in the non-Federal land within the boundary of the Wilderness that is acquired by the United States under this subsection after the date of enactment of this Act shall be added to and administered as part of the Wilderness.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3065(c)(3) Forest Service Montana
  • Commercial Use
  • Grazing
Wilderness(es): Bob Marshall Wilderness, Scapegoat Wilderness
Text: (3) Livestock.--The grazing of livestock and the maintenance of existing facilities relating to grazing in the wilderness additions designated by this subsection, if established before the date of enactment of this Act, shall be permitted to continue in accordance with-- (A) section 4(d)(4) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(4)); and (B) the guidelines set forth in the report of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives accompanying H.R. 5487 of the 96th Congress (H. Rept. 96-617).
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3065(c)(4) Forest Service Montana
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Insects/Diseases/Invasive Species
  • Fire Management
Wilderness(es): Bob Marshall Wilderness, Scapegoat Wilderness
Text: (4) Wildfire, insect, and disease management.--In accordance with section 4(d)(1) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(1)), within the wilderness additions designated by this subsection, the Secretary may take any measures that the Secretary determines to be necessary to control fire, insects, and diseases, including, as the Secretary determines appropriate, the coordination of those activities with a State or local agency.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3065(c)(5) Forest Service Montana
  • General Admininstration
  • Buffer Zones
Wilderness(es): Bob Marshall Wilderness, Scapegoat Wilderness
Text: (5) Adjacent management.-- (A) In general.--The designation of a wilderness addition by this subsection shall not create any protective perimeter or buffer zone around the wilderness area. (B) Nonwilderness activities.--The fact that nonwilderness activities or uses can be seen or heard from areas within a wilderness addition designated by this subsection shall not preclude the conduct of those activities or uses outside the boundary of the wilderness area.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3065(e) Forest Service Montana
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Planning
Wilderness(es): Bob Marshall Wilderness, Scapegoat Wilderness
Text: (e) Noxious Weed Management.-- (1) In general.--Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Agriculture shall prepare a comprehensive management strategy for preventing, controlling, and eradicating noxious weeds in the district. (2) Contents.--The management strategy shall-- (A) include recommendations to protect wildlife, forage, and other natural resources in the district from noxious weeds; (B) identify opportunities to coordinate noxious weed prevention, control, and eradication efforts in the district with State and local agencies, Indian tribes, nonprofit organizations, and others; (C) identify existing resources for preventing, controlling, and eradicating noxious weeds in the district; (D) identify additional resources that are appropriate to effectively prevent, control, or eradicate noxious weeds in the district; and (E) identify opportunities to coordinate with county weed districts in Glacier, Pondera, Teton, and Lewis and Clark Counties in the State to apply for grants and enter into agreements for noxious weed control and eradication projects under the Noxious Weed Control and Eradication Act of 2004 (7 U.S.C. 7781 et seq.). (3) Consultation.--In developing the management strategy required under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall consult with-- (A) the Secretary of the Interior; (B) appropriate State, tribal, and local governmental entities; and (C) members of the public.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3065(f) Forest Service Montana
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Monitoring/Data Collection/Evaluation
Wilderness(es): Bob Marshall Wilderness, Scapegoat Wilderness
Text: (f) Nonmotorized Recreation Opportunities.--Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Agriculture, in consultation with interested parties, shall conduct a study to improve nonmotorized recreation trail opportunities (including mountain bicycling) on land not designated as wilderness within the district.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3065(g) Forest Service Montana
  • General Admininstration
  • Agency Jurisdiction
Wilderness(es): Bob Marshall Wilderness, Scapegoat Wilderness
Text: (g) Management of Fish and Wildlife; Hunting and Fishing.--Nothing in this section affects the jurisdiction of the State with respect to fish and wildlife management (including the regulation of hunting and fishing) on public land in the State.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3065(h)(1) Forest Service Montana
  • General Admininstration
  • Agency Jurisdiction
Wilderness(es): Bob Marshall Wilderness, Scapegoat Wilderness
Text: (1) Jurisdiction of the federal aviation administration.-- Nothing in this section affects the jurisdiction of the Federal Aviation Administration with respect to the airspace above the wilderness or the Conservation Management Area.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3065(h)(2) Forest Service Montana
  • Motorized/Mechanized Use
  • Aircraft/Helicopters
Wilderness(es): Bob Marshall Wilderness, Scapegoat Wilderness
Text: (2) Benchmark airstrip.--Nothing in this section affects the continued use, maintenance, and repair of the Benchmark (3U7) airstrip.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3066(c)(2) Forest Service Nevada
  • Commercial Use
  • Grazing
Wilderness(es): Wovoka Wilderness
Text: (2) Livestock.--The grazing of livestock in the Wilderness, if established before the date of enactment of this Act, shall be allowed to continue, subject to such reasonable regulations, policies, and practices as the Secretary considers to be necessary, in accordance with-- (A) section 4(d)(4) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(4)); and (B) the guidelines set forth in Appendix A of the report of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives accompanying H.R. 2570 of the 101st Congress (House Report 101-405).
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3066(c)(3) Forest Service Nevada
  • General Admininstration
  • Acquisition/Exchange
Wilderness(es): Wovoka Wilderness
Text: (3) Incorporation of acquired land and interests.--Any land or interest in land within the boundary of the Wilderness that is acquired by the United States after the date of enactment of this Act shall be added to and administered as part of the Wilderness.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3066(c)(4) Forest Service Nevada
  • General Admininstration
  • Buffer Zones
Wilderness(es): Wovoka Wilderness
Text: (4) Adjacent management.-- (A) In general.--Congress does not intend for the designation of the Wilderness to create a protective perimeter or buffer zone around the Wilderness. (B) Nonwilderness activities.--The fact that nonwilderness activities or uses can be seen or heard from areas within the Wilderness shall not preclude the conduct of the activities or uses outside the boundary of the Wilderness.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3066(c)(5)(A) Forest Service Nevada
  • Motorized/Mechanized Use
  • Aircraft/Helicopters
  • Access
  • Military Access
Wilderness(es): Wovoka Wilderness
Text: (A) Military overflights.--Nothing in this section restricts or precludes-- (i) low-level overflights of military aircraft over the Wilderness, including military overflights that can been seen or heard within the Wilderness; (ii) flight testing and evaluation; or (iii) the designation or creation of new units of special airspace, or the establishment of military flight training routes, over the Wilderness.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3066(c)(5)(B) Forest Service Nevada
  • Motorized/Mechanized Use
  • Aircraft/Helicopters
Wilderness(es): Wovoka Wilderness
Text: (B) Existing airstrips.--Nothing in this section restricts or precludes low-level overflights by aircraft originating from airstrips in existence on the date of enactment of this Act that are located within 5 miles of the proposed boundary of the Wilderness.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3066(c)(6) Forest Service Nevada
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Insects/Diseases/Invasive Species
  • Fire Management
Wilderness(es): Wovoka Wilderness
Text: (6) Wildfire, insect, and disease management.--In accordance with section 4(d)(1) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(1)), the Secretary may take any measures in the Wilderness that the Secretary determines to be necessary for the control of fire, insects, and diseases, including, as the Secretary determines to be appropriate, the coordination of the activities with a State or local agency.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3066(c)(7)(C) Forest Service Nevada
  • Water
  • Water Rights/Laws
Wilderness(es): Wovoka Wilderness
Text: (C) Statutory construction.--Nothing in this paragraph-- (i) constitutes an express or implied reservation by the United States of any water or water rights with respect to the Wilderness; (ii) affects any water rights in the State (including any water rights held by the United States) in existence on the date of enactment of this Act; (iii) establishes a precedent with regard to any future wilderness designations; (iv) affects the interpretation of, or any designation made under, any other Act; or (v) limits, alters, modifies, or amends any interstate compact or equitable apportionment decree that apportions water among and between the State and other States.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3066(c)(7)(E) Forest Service Nevada
  • Water
  • Water Facilities
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Wildlife Management
  • Public Use/Facilities
  • Structures/Roads
Wilderness(es): Wovoka Wilderness
Text: (E) New projects.-- (i) Definition of water resource facility.-- (I) In general.--In this subparagraph, the term ``water resource facility'' means irrigation and pumping facilities, reservoirs, water conservation works, aqueducts, canals, ditches, pipelines, wells, hydropower projects, transmission and other ancillary facilities, and other water diversion, storage, and carriage structures. (II) Exclusion.--In this subparagraph, the term ``water resource facility'' does not include wildlife guzzlers. (ii) Restriction on new water resource facilities.-- (I) In general.--Except as otherwise provided in this section, on or after the date of enactment of this Act, no officer, employee, or agent of the United States shall fund, assist, authorize, or issue a license or permit for the development of any new water resource facility within the Wilderness, any portion of which is located in the County. (II) Exception.--If a permittee within the Bald Mountain grazing allotment submits an application for the development of water resources for the purpose of livestock watering by the date that is 10 years after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall issue a water development permit within the non- wilderness boundaries of the Bald Mountain grazing allotment for the purposes of carrying out activities under paragraph (2).
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3066(d)(2) Forest Service Nevada
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Wildlife Management
Wilderness(es): Wovoka Wilderness
Text: (2) Management activities.--In furtherance of the purposes and principles of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), the Secretary may conduct any management activities in the Wilderness that are necessary to maintain or restore fish and wildlife populations and the habitats to support the populations, if the activities are carried out-- (A) consistent with relevant wilderness management plans; and (B) in accordance with-- (i) the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.); and (ii) the guidelines set forth in Appendix B of the report of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives accompanying H.R. 2570 of the 101st Congress (House Report 101-405), including the occasional and temporary use of motorized vehicles and aircraft, if the use, as determined by the Secretary, would promote healthy, viable, and more naturally distributed wildlife populations that would enhance wilderness values with the minimal impact necessary to reasonably accomplish those tasks.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3066(d)(3) Forest Service Nevada
  • General Admininstration
  • Agency Jurisdiction
  • Motorized/Mechanized Use
  • Aircraft/Helicopters
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Wildlife Management
Wilderness(es): Wovoka Wilderness
Text: (3) Existing activities.--Consistent with section 4(d)(1) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(1)) and in accordance with the guidelines set forth in Appendix B of House Report 101-405, the State may continue to use aircraft, including helicopters, to survey, capture, transplant, monitor, and provide water for wildlife populations in the Wilderness.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3066(d)(4) Forest Service Nevada
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Wildlife Management
Wilderness(es): Wovoka Wilderness
Text: (4) Hunting, fishing, and trapping.-- (A) In general.--The Secretary may designate areas in which, and establish periods during which, for reasons of public safety, administration, or compliance with applicable laws, no hunting, fishing, or trapping will be permitted in the Wilderness. (B) Consultation.--Except in emergencies, the Secretary shall consult with the appropriate State agency and notify the public before making any designation under subparagraph (A).
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3066(e) Forest Service Nevada
  • Water
  • Water Facilities
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Wildlife Management
  • Public Use/Facilities
  • Structures/Roads
Wilderness(es): Wovoka Wilderness
Text: (e) Wildlife Water Development Projects.--Subject to subsection (c), the Secretary shall authorize structures and facilities, including existing structures and facilities, for wildlife water development projects (including guzzlers) in the Wilderness if-- (1) the structures and facilities will, as determined by the Secretary, enhance wilderness values by promoting healthy, viable, and more naturally distributed wildlife populations; and (2) the visual impacts of the structures and facilities on the Wilderness can reasonably be minimized.
113-291 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Sec. 3088 Forest Service Texas
  • Water
  • Water Rights/Laws
Wilderness(es): Indian Mounds Wilderness
Text: SEC. 3088. TOLEDO BEND HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT. Notwithstanding section 3(2) of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 796(2)), Federal land within the Sabine National Forest or the Indian Mounds Wilderness Area occupied by the Toledo Bend Hydroelectric Project numbered 2305 shall not be considered to be--

(1) a reservation, for purposes of section 4(e) of that Act (16 U.S.C. 797(e));

(2) land or other property of the United States for purposes of recompensing the United States for the use, occupancy, or enjoyment of the land under section 10(e)(1) of that Act (16 U.S.C. 803(e)(1));

or

(3) land of the United States, for purposes of section 24 of that Act (16 U.S.C. 818).