S 138

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 138

To provide for conservation, enhanced recreation opportunities, and development of renewable energy in the California Desert Conservation Area, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 25 (legislative day, January 5), 2011

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


A BILL

To provide for conservation, enhanced recreation opportunities, and development of renewable energy in the California Desert Conservation Area, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

    (a) Short Title- This Act may be cited as the `California Desert Protection Act of 2011'.

    (b) Table of Contents- The table of contents of this Act is as follows:

      Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.

      Sec. 2. Amendments to the California Desert Protection Act of 1994.

`TITLE XIII--MOJAVE TRAILS NATIONAL MONUMENT

`Sec. 1301. Definitions.

`Sec. 1302. Establishment of the Mojave Trails National Monument.

`Sec. 1303. Management of the Monument.

`Sec. 1304. Uses of the monument.

`Sec. 1305. Acquisition of land.

`Sec. 1306. Advisory Committee.

`Sec. 1307. Renewable energy right-of-way applications.

`TITLE XIV--SAND TO SNOW NATIONAL MONUMENT

`Sec. 1401. Definitions.

`Sec. 1402. Establishment of the Sand to Snow National Monument.

`Sec. 1403. Management of the Monument.

`Sec. 1404. Uses of the Monument.

`Sec. 1405. Acquisition of land.

`Sec. 1406. Advisory Committee.

`TITLE XV--WILDERNESS

`Sec. 1501. Designation of wilderness areas.

`Sec. 1502. Management.

`Sec. 1503. Release of wilderness study areas.

`TITLE XVI--DESIGNATION OF SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREA

`Sec. 1601. Definitions.

`Sec. 1602. Establishment of the Vinagre Wash Special Management Area.

`Sec. 1603. Management.

`Sec. 1604. Potential wilderness.

`TITLE XVII--NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM ADDITIONS

`Sec. 1701. Death Valley National Park boundary revision.

`Sec. 1702. Mojave National Preserve.

`Sec. 1703. Joshua Tree National Park boundary revision.

`Sec. 1704. Authorization of appropriations.

`TITLE XVIII--OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RECREATION AREAS

`Sec. 1801. Designation of off-highway vehicle recreation areas.

`TITLE XIX--MISCELLANEOUS

`Sec. 1901. State land transfers and exchanges.

`Sec. 1902. Military activities.

`Sec. 1903. Climate change and wildlife corridors.

`Sec. 1904. Prohibited uses of donated and acquired land.

`Sec. 1905. Tribal uses and interests.

      Sec. 3. Designation of wild and scenic rivers.

SEC. 2. AMENDMENTS TO THE CALIFORNIA DESERT PROTECTION ACT OF 1994.

    (a) In General- Public Law 103-433 (16 U.S.C. 410aaa et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:

`TITLE XIII--MOJAVE TRAILS NATIONAL MONUMENT

`SEC. 1301. DEFINITIONS.

    `In this title:

      `(1) MAP- The term `map' means the map entitled `Boundary Map, Mojave Trails National Monument' and dated November 19, 2009.

      `(2) MONUMENT- The term `Monument' means the Mojave Trails National Monument established by section 1302(a).

      `(3) STUDY AREA- The term `study area' means the land that--

        `(A) is described in--

          `(i) the notice of the Bureau of Land Management of September 15, 2008 entitled `Notice of Proposed Legislative Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting; California' (73 Fed. Reg. 53269); or

          `(ii) any subsequent notice in the Federal Register that is related to the notice described in clause (i); and

        `(B) has been segregated by the Director of the Bureau of Land Management.

`SEC. 1302. ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MOJAVE TRAILS NATIONAL MONUMENT.

    `(a) Establishment- There is designated in the State the Mojave Trails National Monument.

    `(b) Purposes- The purposes of the Monument are--

      `(1) to preserve the nationally significant biological, cultural, recreational, geological, educational, historic, scenic, and scientific values--

        `(A) in the Central and Eastern Mojave Desert; and

        `(B) along historic Route 66; and

      `(2) to secure the opportunity for present and future generations to experience and enjoy the magnificent vistas, wildlife, land forms, and natural and cultural resources of the Monument.

    `(c) Boundaries-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- Except as provided in paragraph (2), the Monument shall consist of the Federal land and Federal interests in land within the boundaries depicted on the map.

      `(2) EXCLUSIONS-

        `(A) STUDY AREA- Subject to subparagraph (B), the study area shall be excluded from the Monument to permit the Secretary of the Navy to study the land within the study area for--

          `(i) withdrawal in accordance with the Act of February 28, 1958 (43 U.S.C. 155 et seq.); and

          `(ii) potential inclusion into the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center at Twentynine Palms, California, for national defense purposes.

        `(B) INCORPORATION IN MONUMENT- After action by the Secretary of Defense and Congress regarding the withdrawal under subparagraph (A), any land within the study area that is not withdrawn shall be incorporated into the Monument.

    `(d) Map; Legal Descriptions-

      `(1) LEGAL DESCRIPTION- As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate legal descriptions of the Monument, based on the map.

      `(2) CORRECTIONS- The map and legal descriptions of the Monument shall have the same force and effect as if included in this title, except that the Secretary may correct clerical and typographical errors in the map and legal descriptions.

      `(3) AVAILABILITY OF MAP- The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land Management.

`SEC. 1303. MANAGEMENT OF THE MONUMENT.

    `(a) In General- The Secretary shall--

      `(1) only allow uses of the Monument that--

        `(A) further the purposes described in section 1302(b);

        `(B) are included in the management plan developed under subsection (g); and

        `(C) do not interfere with the utility rights-of-way or corridors authorized under section 1304(f); and

      `(2) subject to valid existing rights, manage the Monument to protect the resources of the Monument, in accordance with--

        `(A) this Act;

        `(B) the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.); and

        `(C) any other applicable provisions of law.

    `(b) Cooperation Agreements; General Authority- Consistent with the management plan and existing authorities applicable to the Monument, the Secretary may enter into cooperative agreements and shared management arrangements (including special use permits with any person (including educational institutions and Indian tribes)), for the purposes of interpreting, researching, and providing education on the resources of the Monument.

    `(c) Administration of Subsequently Acquired Land- Any land or interest in land within the boundaries of the Monument that is acquired by the Secretary after the date of enactment of this title shall be managed by the Secretary in accordance with this title.

    `(d) Limitations-

      `(1) PROPERTY RIGHTS- The establishment of the Monument does not--

        `(A) affect--

          `(i) any property rights of an Indian reservation, individually held trust land, or any other Indian allotments;

          `(ii) any land or interests in land held by the State, any political subdivision of the State, or any special district; or

          `(iii) any private property rights within the boundaries of the Monument; or

        `(B) grant to the Secretary any authority on or over non-Federal land not already provided by law.

      `(2) AUTHORITY- The authority of the Secretary under this title extends only to Federal land and Federal interests in land included in the Monument.

    `(e) Adjacent Management-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- Nothing in this title creates any protective perimeter or buffer zone around the Monument.

      `(2) ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE MONUMENT- The fact that an activity or use on land outside the Monument can be seen or heard within the Monument shall not preclude the activity or use outside the boundary of the Monument.

      `(3) NO ADDITIONAL REGULATION- Nothing in this title requires additional regulation of activities on land outside the boundary of the Monument.

    `(f) Air and Water Quality- Nothing in this title affects the standards governing air or water quality outside the boundary of the Monument.

    `(g) Management Plan-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall--

        `(A) not later than 3 years after the date of enactment of this title, complete a management plan for the conservation and protection of the Monument; and

        `(B) on completion of the management plan--

          `(i) submit the management plan to--

            `(I) the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives; and

            `(II) the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate; and

          `(ii) make the management plan available to the public.

      `(2) INCLUSIONS- The management plan shall include provisions that--

        `(A) provide for the conservation and protection of the Monument;

        `(B) authorize the continued recreational uses of the Monument (including hiking, camping, hunting, mountain biking, sightseeing, off-highway vehicle recreation on designated routes, rockhounding, and horseback riding), if the recreational uses are consistent with this section and any other applicable law;

        `(C) address the need for and, as necessary, establish plans for, the installation, construction, and maintenance of public utility energy transport facilities within rights-of-way in the Monument, including provisions that require that the activities be conducted in a manner that minimizes the impact on Monument resources (including resources relating to the ecological, cultural, historic, and scenic viewshed of the Monument), in accordance with any other applicable law;

        `(D) address the designation and maintenance of roads, trails, and paths in the Monument;

        `(E) address regional fire management planning and coordination between the Director of the Bureau of Land Management, the Director of the National Park Service, and San Bernardino County; and

        `(F) address the establishment of a visitor center to serve the Monument and adjacent public land.

      `(3) PREPARATION AND IMPLEMENTATION-

        `(A) APPLICABLE LAW- The Secretary shall prepare and implement the management plan in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and any other applicable laws.

        `(B) CONSULTATION- In preparing and implementing the management plan, the Secretary shall periodically consult with--

          `(i) the advisory committee established under section 1306;

          `(ii) interested private property owners and holders of valid existing rights located within the boundaries of the Monument; and

          `(iii) representatives of the Fort Mojave Indian tribe, the Colorado River Indian Tribe, the Chemehuevi Indian tribe, and other Indian tribes with historic or cultural ties to land within, or adjacent to, the Monument regarding the management of portions of the Monument containing sacred sites or cultural importance to the Indian tribes.

      `(4) INTERIM MANAGEMENT- Except as otherwise provided in this Act, pending completion of the management plan for the Monument, the Secretary shall manage any Federal land and Federal interests in land within the boundary of the Monument--

        `(A) consistent with the existing permitted uses of the land;

        `(B) in accordance with the general guidelines and authorities of the existing management plans of the Bureau of Land Management for the land; and

        `(C) in a manner consistent with--

          `(i) the purposes described in section 1302(b);

          `(ii) the provisions of the management plan under paragraph (2); and

          `(iii) applicable Federal law.

    `(h) Effect of Section- Nothing in this section diminishes or alters existing authorities applicable to Federal land included in the Monument.

`SEC. 1304. USES OF THE MONUMENT.

    `(a) Use of Off-Highway Vehicles-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- The use of off-highway vehicles in the Monument (including the use of off-highway vehicles for commercial touring) shall be permitted to continue on designated routes, subject to all applicable law and and authorized by the management plan.

      `(2) NONDESIGNATED ROUTES- Off-highway vehicle access shall be permitted on nondesignated routes and trails in the Monument--

        `(A) for administrative purposes;

        `(B) to respond to an emergency; or

        `(C) as authorized under the management plan.

      `(3) INVENTORY- Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment of this title, the Director of the Bureau of Land Management shall complete an inventory of all existing routes in the Monument.

    `(b) Hunting, Trapping, and Fishing-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- Except as provided in paragraph (2), the Secretary shall permit hunting, trapping, and fishing within the Monument in accordance with applicable Federal and State laws (including regulations) in effect as of the date of enactment of this title.

      `(2) TRAPPING- No amphibians or reptiles may be collected within the Monument.

      `(3) REGULATIONS- The Secretary, after consultation with the California Department of Fish and Game, may issue regulations designating zones where, and establishing periods during which, no hunting, trapping, or fishing shall be permitted in the Monument for reasons of public safety, administration, resource protection, or public use and enjoyment.

    `(c) Grazing-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- Nothing in this title terminates any valid existing grazing allotment within the Monument.

      `(2) EFFECT ON BLAIR PERMIT- Nothing in this title affects the Lazy Daisy grazing permit (permittee number 9076) on land included in the Monument, including the transfer of title to the grazing permit to the Secretary or to a private party.

      `(3) PERMIT RETIREMENT- The Secretary may acquire base property and associated grazing permits within the Monument for purposes of permanently retiring the permit if--

        `(A) the permittee is a willing seller;

        `(B) the permittee and Secretary reach an agreement concerning the terms and conditions of the acquisition; and

        `(C) termination of the allotment would further the purposes of the Monument described in section 1302(b).

    `(d) Access to State and Private Land- The Secretary shall provide adequate access to each owner of non-Federal land or interests in non-Federal land within the boundary of the Monument to ensure the reasonable use and enjoyment of the land or interest by the owner.

    `(e) Limitations-

      `(1) COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES- Except as provided in paragraphs (2) and (3), or as required for the maintenance, upgrade, expansion, or development of energy transport facilities in the corridors described in subsection (g), no commercial enterprises shall be authorized within the boundary of the Monument after the date of enactment of this title.

      `(2) AUTHORIZED EXCEPTIONS- The Secretary may authorize exceptions to paragraph (1) if the Secretary determines that the commercial enterprises would further the purposes described in section 1302(b).

      `(3) APPLICABILITY- This subsection does not apply to--

        `(A) transmission and telecommunication facilities that are owned or operated by a utility subject to regulation by the Federal Government or a State government or a State utility with a service obligation (as those terms are defined in section 217 of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 824q)); or

        `(B) commercial vehicular touring enterprises within the Monument that operate on designated routes.

    `(f) Utility Rights-of-Way-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- Nothing in this title precludes, prevents, or inhibits the maintenance, upgrade, expansion, or development of energy transport facilities within the Monument that are critical to reducing the effects of climate change on the environment.

      `(2) AUTHORIZATION- The Secretary shall, to the maximum extent practicable--

        `(A) permit rights-of-way and alignments that best protect the values and resources of the Monument described in section 1302(b); and

        `(B) ensure that existing rights-of-way and utility corridors within the Monument are fully utilized before permitting new rights-of-way or designating new utility corridors within the Monument.

      `(3) EFFECT ON EXISTING FACILITIES AND RIGHTS-OF-WAY- Nothing in this section terminates or limits--

        `(A) any valid right-of-way within the Monument in existence on the date of enactment of this title (including customary operation, maintenance, repair, or replacement activities in a right-of-way); or

        `(B) a right-of-way authorization issued on the expiration of an existing right-of-way authorization described in subparagraph (A).

      `(4) UPGRADING AND EXPANSION OF EXISTING RIGHTS-OF-WAY- Nothing in this subsection prohibits the upgrading (including the construction or replacement), expansion, or assignment of an existing utility transmission line for the purpose of increasing the capacity of--

        `(A) a transmission line in existing rights-of-way; or

        `(B) a right-of-way issued, granted, or permitted by the Secretary that is contiguous or adjacent to existing transmission line rights-of-way.

      `(5) INTERSTATE 40 TRANSPORTATION CORRIDOR- For purposes of underground utility rights-of-way under this subsection, the Secretary shall consider the Interstate 40 transportation corridor to be equivalent to an existing utility right-of-way corridor.

      `(6) NEW RIGHTS-OF-WAY-

        `(A) IN GENERAL- Any new rights-of-way or new uses within existing rights-of-way shall--

          `(i) only be permitted in energy corridors or expansions of energy corridors that are designated as of the date of enactment of this title; and

          `(ii) subject to subparagraph (B), require review and approval under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.).

        `(B) APPROVAL- New rights-of-way or uses or expansions of existing corridors under subparagraph (A) shall only be approved if the head of the applicable lead Federal agency, in consultation with other agencies as appropriate, determines that the new rights-of-way, uses, or expansions are consistent with--

          `(i) this title;

          `(ii) other applicable laws;

          `(iii) the purposes of the Monument described in section 1302(b); and

          `(iv) the management plan for the Monument.

    `(g) West Wide Energy Corridor-

      `(1) ALTERNATIVE ALIGNMENT- Subject to paragraph (2), to further the purposes of the Monument described in section 1302(b), the Secretary may require a realignment of the energy right-of-way corridor numbered 27-41 and designated under the energy corridor planning process established by section 368 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (42 U.S.C. 15926) if an alternative alignment within the Monument--

        `(A) provides substantially similar energy transmission capacity and reliability;

        `(B) does not impair other existing rights-of-way; and

        `(C) is compatible with military training requirements.

      `(2) CONSULTATION- Before establishing an alternative alignment of the energy right-of-way corridor under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall consult with--

        `(A) the Secretary of Energy;

        `(B) the Secretary of Defense;

        `(C) the State, including the transmission permitting agency of the State;

        `(D) units of local government in the State; and

        `(E) any entities possessing valid existing rights-of-way within--

          `(i) the energy corridor described in paragraph (1); or

          `(ii) any potential alternative energy corridor.

      `(3) EFFECT ON ENERGY TRANSPORT CORRIDORS- Nothing in this subsection diminishes the utility of energy transport corridors located within the Monument and identified under section 368 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (42 U.S.C. 15926), Energy Corridors E or I (as designated in the California Desert Conservation Area Plan), or energy corridors numbered 27-41 and 27-225 and designated by a record of decision--

        `(A) to provide locations for--

          `(i) electric transmission facilities that improve reliability, relieve congestion, and enhance the national grid; and

          `(ii) oil, gas, and hydrogen pipelines; and

        `(B) to provide locations for electric transmission facilities that--

          `(i) promote renewable energy generation;

          `(ii) otherwise further the interest of the United States if the transmission facilities are identified as critical--

            `(I) in a Federal law; or

            `(II) through a regional transmission planning process; or

          `(iii) consist of high-voltage transmission facilities critical to the purposes described in clause (i) or (ii).

      `(4) LAND USE PLANNING- In conducting land use planning for the Monument, the Secretary--

        `(A) shall consider the existing locations of the corridors described in paragraph (3); and

        `(B) subject to paragraph (5), may amend the location of any energy corridors to comply with purposes of the Monument if the amended corridor--

          `(i) provides connectivity across the landscape that is equivalent to the connectivity provided by the existing location;

          `(ii) meets the criteria established by--

            `(I) section 368 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (42 U.S.C. 15926); and

            `(II) the record of decision for the applicable corridor; and

          `(iii) does not impair or restrict the uses of existing rights-of-way.

      `(5) CONSULTATION REQUIRED- Before amending a corridor under paragraph (4)(B), the Secretary shall consult with all interested parties (including the persons identified in section 368(a) of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (42 U.S.C. 15926(a))), in accordance with applicable laws (including regulations).

    `(h) Overflights- Nothing in this title or the management plan restricts or precludes--

      `(1) overflights (including low-level overflights) of military, commercial, and general aviation aircraft that can be seen or heard within the Monument;

      `(2) the designation or creation of new units of special use airspace; or

      `(3) the establishment of military flight training routes over the Monument.

    `(i) Withdrawals-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- Subject to valid existing rights and except as provided in paragraph (2), the Federal land and interests in Federal land included within the Monument are withdrawn from--

        `(A) all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws;

        `(B) location, entry, and patent under the public land mining laws;

        `(C) operation of the mineral leasing, geothermal leasing, and mineral materials laws; and

        `(D) energy development and power generation.

      `(2) EXCHANGE- Paragraph (1) does not apply to an exchange that the Secretary determines would further the protective purposes of the Monument.

    `(j) Access to Renewable Energy Facilities-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- On a determination that no reasonable alternative access exists and subject to paragraph (2), the Secretary may allow new right-of-ways within the Monument to provide vehicular access to renewable energy project sites outside the boundaries of the Monument.

      `(2) RESTRICTIONS- To the maximum extent practicable, the rights-of-way shall be designed and sited to be consistent with the purposes of the Monument described in section 1302(b).

`SEC. 1305. ACQUISITION OF LAND.

    `(a) In General- The Secretary may acquire for inclusion in the Monument any land or interests in land within the boundary of the Monument owned by the State, units of local government, Indian tribes, or private individuals only by--

      `(1) donation;

      `(2) exchange with a willing party; or

      `(3) purchase from a willing seller for fair market value.

    `(b) Use of Easements- To the maximum extent practicable and only with the approval of the landowner, the Secretary may use permanent conservation easements to acquire an interest in land in the Monument rather than acquiring fee simple title to the land.

    `(c) Incorporation of Acquired Land and Interests in Land- Any land or interest in land within the boundaries of the Monument that is acquired by the United States after the date of enactment of this title shall be added to and administered as part of the Monument.

    `(d) Donated and Acquired Land-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- All land within the boundary of the Monument donated to the United States or acquired using amounts from the land and water conservation fund established under section 2 of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (16 U.S.C. 460l-5) before, on, or after the date of enactment of this title--

        `(A) is withdrawn from mineral entry;

        `(B) shall be managed in accordance with section 1904; and

        `(C) shall be managed consistent with the purposes of the Monument described in section 1302(b).

      `(2) EFFECT ON MONUMENT- Land within the boundary of the Monument that is contiguous to land donated to the United States or acquired using amounts from the land and water conservation fund established under section 2 of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (16 U.S.C. 460l-5) shall be managed in a manner consistent with conservation purposes, subject to applicable law.

`SEC. 1306. ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

    `(a) In General- The Secretary shall establish an advisory committee for the Monument, the purpose of which is to advise the Secretary with respect to the preparation and implementation of the management plan required by section 1303(g).

    `(b) Membership- To the extent practicable, the advisory committee shall include the following members, to be appointed by the Secretary:

      `(1) A representative with expertise in natural science and research selected from a regional university or research institute.

      `(2) A representative of the California Natural Resources Agency.

      `(3) A representative of the California Public Utilities Commission.

      `(4) A representative of the County of San Bernardino, California.

      `(5) A representative of each of the cities of Barstow, Needles, Twentynine Palms, and Yucca Valley, California.

      `(6) A representative of each of the Colorado River, Fort Mojave, and the Chemehuevi Indian tribes.

      `(7) A representative from the Department of Defense.

      `(8) A representative of the Wildlands Conservancy.

      `(9) A representative of a local conservation organization.

      `(10) A representative of a historical preservation organization.

      `(11) A representative from each of the following recreational activities:

        `(A) Off-highway vehicles.

        `(B) Hunting.

        `(C) Rockhounding.

    `(c) Terms-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- In appointing members under paragraphs (1) through (11) of subsection (b), the Secretary shall appoint 1 primary member and 1 alternate member that meets the qualifications described in each of those paragraphs.

      `(2) VACANCY-

        `(A) PRIMARY MEMBER- A vacancy on the advisory committee with respect to a primary member shall be filled by the applicable alternate member.

        `(B) ALTERNATE MEMBER- The Secretary shall appoint a new alternate members in the event of a vacancy with respect to an alternate member of the advisory committee.

      `(3) TERMINATION-

        `(A) IN GENERAL- The term of all members of the advisory committee shall terminate on the termination of the advisory committee under subsection (g).

        `(B) NEW ADVISORY COMMITTEE- At the discretion of the Secretary, the Secretary may establish a new advisory committee on the termination of the advisory committee under subsection (g) to provide ongoing recommendations on the management of the Monument.

    `(d) Quorum- A quorum of the advisory committee shall consist of a majority of the primary members.

    `(e) Chairperson and Procedures-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- The advisory committee shall select a chairperson and vice chairperson from among the primary members of the advisory committee.

      `(2) DUTIES- The chairperson and vice chairperson selected under paragraph (1) shall establish any rules and procedures for the advisory committee that the chairperson and vice-chairperson determine to be necessary or desirable.

    `(f) Service Without Compensation- Members of the advisory committee shall serve without pay.

    `(g) Termination- The advisory committee shall cease to exist on--

      `(1) the date on which the management plan is officially adopted by the Secretary; or

      `(2) at the discretion of the Secretary, a later date established by the Secretary.

`SEC. 1307. RENEWABLE ENERGY RIGHT-OF-WAY APPLICATIONS.

    `(a) In General- Applicants for rights-of-way for the development of solar energy facilities that have been terminated by the establishment of the Monument shall be granted the right of first refusal to apply for replacement sites that--

      `(1) have not previously been encumbered by right-of-way applications; and

      `(2) are located within the Solar Energy Zones designated by the Solar Energy Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement of the Department of the Interior and the Department of Energy.

    `(b) Eligibility- To be eligible for a right of first refusal under subsection (a), an applicant shall have, on or before December 1, 2009--

      `(1) submitted an application for a right-of-way to the Bureau of Land Management;

      `(2) completed a plan of development to develop a solar energy facility on land within the Monument;

      `(3) submitted cost recovery funds to the Bureau of Land Management to assist with the costs of processing the right-of-way application;

      `(4) successfully submitted an application for an interconnection agreement with an electrical grid operator that is registered with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation; and

      `(5)(A) secured a power purchase agreement; or

      `(B) a financially and technically viable solar energy facility project, as determined by the Director of the Bureau of Land Management.

    `(c) Equivalent Energy Production- Each right-of-way for a replacement site granted under this section shall--

      `(1) authorize the same energy production at the replacement site as had been applied for at the site that had been the subject of the terminated application; and

      `(2) have--

        `(A) appropriate solar insolation and geotechnical attributes; and

        `(B) adequate access to existing transmission or feasible new transmission.

    `(d) Existing Rights-of-Way Applications- Nothing in this section alters, affects, or displaces primary rights-of-way applications within the Solar Energy Study Areas unless the applications are otherwise altered, affected, or displaced as a result of the Solar Energy Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement of the Department of the Interior and the Department of Energy.

    `(e) Deadlines- A right of first refusal granted under this section shall only be exercisable by the later of--

      `(1) the date that is 180 days after the date of enactment of this title; or

      `(2) the date that is 180 days after the date of the designation of the Solar Energy Zones under the Solar Energy Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement.

    `(f) Expedited Application Processing- The Secretary shall expedite the review of replacement site applications from eligible applicants, as described in subsection (b).

`TITLE XIV--SAND TO SNOW NATIONAL MONUMENT

`SEC. 1401. DEFINITIONS.

    `In this title:

      `(1) MAP- The term `map' means the map entitled `Boundary Map, Sand to Snow National Monument' and dated October 26, 2009.

      `(2) MONUMENT- The term `Monument' means the Sand to Snow National Monument established by section 1402(a).

      `(3) SECRETARIES- The term `Secretaries' means the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture, acting jointly.

`SEC. 1402. ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SAND TO SNOW NATIONAL MONUMENT.

    `(a) Establishment- There is designated in the State the Sand to Snow National Monument.

    `(b) Purposes- The purposes of the Monument are--

      `(1) to preserve the nationally significant biological, cultural, educational, geological, historic, scenic, and recreational values at the convergence of the Mojave and Colorado Desert and the San Bernardino Mountains; and

      `(2) to secure the opportunity for present and future generations to experience and enjoy the magnificent vistas, wildlife, land forms, and natural and cultural resources of the Monument.

    `(c) Boundaries- The Monument shall consist of the Federal land and Federal interests in land within the boundaries depicted on the map.

    `(d) Map; Legal Descriptions-

      `(1) LEGAL DESCRIPTION- As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate legal descriptions of the Monument, based on the map.

      `(2) CORRECTIONS- The map and legal descriptions of the Monument shall have the same force and effect as if included in this title, except that the Secretary may correct clerical and typographical errors in the map and legal descriptions.

      `(3) AVAILABILITY OF MAP- The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land Management.

`SEC. 1403. MANAGEMENT OF THE MONUMENT.

    `(a) In General- The Secretary shall--

      `(1) only allow uses of the Monument that--

        `(A) further the purposes described in section 1402(b);

        `(B) are included in the management plan developed under subsection (g); and

        `(C) do not interfere with the utility rights-of-way authorized under section 1405(e); and

      `(2) subject to valid existing rights, manage the Monument to protect the resources of the Monument, in accordance with--

        `(A) this title;

        `(B) the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.); and

        `(C) any other applicable provisions of law.

    `(b) Cooperation Agreements; General Authority- Consistent with the management plan and existing authorities applicable to the Monument, the Secretary may enter into cooperative agreements and shared management arrangements (including special use permits with any person (including educational institutions and Indian tribes)), for the purposes of interpreting, researching, and providing education on the resources of the Monument.

    `(c) Administration of Subsequently Acquired Land- Any land or interest in land within the boundaries of the Monument that is acquired by the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture after the date of enactment of this title shall be managed by the Secretary of Agriculture or the Secretary of the Interior, respectively, in accordance with this title.

    `(d) Limitations-

      `(1) PROPERTY RIGHTS- The establishment of the Monument does not--

        `(A) affect--

          `(i) any property rights of an Indian reservation, individually held trust land, or any other Indian allotments;

          `(ii) any land or interests in land held by the State, any political subdivision of the State, or any special district; or

          `(iii) any private property rights within the boundaries of the Monument; or

        `(B) grant to the Secretary any authority on or over non-Federal land not already provided by law.

      `(2) AUTHORITY- The authority of the Secretary under this title extends only to Federal land and Federal interests in land included in the Monument.

    `(e) Adjacent Management-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- Nothing in this title creates any protective perimeter or buffer zone around the Monument.

      `(2) ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE MONUMENT- The fact that an activity or use on land outside the Monument can be seen or heard within the Monument shall not preclude the activity or use outside the boundary of the Monument.

      `(3) NO ADDITIONAL REGULATION- Nothing in this title requires additional regulation of activities on land outside the boundary of the Monument.

    `(f) Air and Water Quality- Nothing in this title affects the standards governing air or water quality outside the boundary of the Monument.

    `(g) Management Plan-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretaries shall--

        `(A) not later than 3 years after the date of enactment of this title, complete a management plan for the conservation and protection of the Monument; and

        `(B) on completion of the management plan--

          `(i) submit the management plan to--

            `(I) the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives; and

            `(II) the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate; and

          `(ii) make the management plan available to the public.

      `(2) INCLUSIONS- The management plan shall include provisions that--

        `(A) provide for the conservation and protection of the Monument;

        `(B) authorize the continued recreational uses of the Monument (including hiking, camping, hunting, mountain biking, sightseeing, off-highway vehicle recreation on designated routes, rockhounding, and horseback riding), if the recreational uses are consistent with this title and any other applicable law;

        `(C) address the need for and, as necessary, establish plans for, the installation, construction, and maintenance of public utility energy transport facilities within rights-of-way in the Monument outside of designated wilderness areas, including provisions that require that--

          `(i) the activities be conducted in a manner that minimizes the impact on Monument resources (including resources relating to the ecological, cultural, historic, and scenic viewshed of the Monument), in accordance with any other applicable law; and

          `(ii) the facilities are consistent with this section and any other applicable law;

        `(D) address the designation and maintenance of roads, trails, and paths in the Monument;

        `(E) address regional fire management planning and coordination between the Director of the Bureau of Land Management, the Chief of the Forest Service, Riverside County, and San Bernardino County; and

        `(F) address the establishment of a visitor center to serve the Monument and adjacent public land.

      `(3) PREPARATION AND IMPLEMENTATION-

        `(A) APPLICABLE LAW- The Secretary shall prepare and implement the management plan in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and any other applicable laws.

        `(B) CONSULTATION- In preparing and implementing the management plan, the Secretary shall periodically consult with--

          `(i) the advisory committee established under section 1406;

          `(ii) interested private property owners and holders of valid existing rights located within the boundaries of the Monument; and

          `(iii) representatives of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and other Indian tribes with historic or cultural ties to land within, or adjacent to, the Monument regarding the management of portions of the Monument that are of cultural importance to the Indian tribes.

      `(4) INTERIM MANAGEMENT- Except as otherwise prohibited by this Act, pending completion of the management plan for the Monument, the Secretary shall manage any Federal land and Federal interests in land within the boundary of the Monument--

        `(A) consistent with the existing permitted uses of the land;

        `(B) in accordance with the general guidelines and authorities of the existing management plans of the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service for the land; and

        `(C) in a manner consistent with--

          `(i) the purposes described in section 1402(b);

          `(ii) the provisions of the management plan under paragraph (2); and

          `(iii) applicable Federal law.

      `(5) EFFECT OF SECTION- Nothing in this section diminishes or alters existing authorities applicable to Federal land included in the Monument.

`SEC. 1404. USES OF THE MONUMENT.

    `(a) Use of Off-Highway Vehicles-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- The use of off-highway vehicles in the Monument (including the use of off-highway vehicles for commercial touring) shall be permitted to continue on designated routes, subject to all applicable law and authorized by the management plan.

      `(2) NONDESIGNATED ROUTES- Off-highway vehicle access shall be permitted on nondesignated routes and trails in the Monument--

        `(A) for administrative purposes;

        `(B) to respond to an emergency; or

        `(C) as authorized under the management plan.

      `(3) INVENTORY- Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment of this title, the Director of the Bureau of Land Management shall complete an inventory of all existing routes in the Monument.

    `(b) Hunting, Trapping, and Fishing-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- Except as provided in paragraph (2), the Secretary shall permit hunting, trapping, and fishing within the Monument in accordance with applicable Federal and State laws (including regulations) as of the date of enactment of this title.

      `(2) TRAPPING- No amphibians or reptiles may be collected within the Monument.

      `(3) REGULATIONS- The Secretary, after consultation with the California Department of Fish and Game, may issue regulations designating zones where, and establishing periods during which, no hunting, trapping, or fishing shall be permitted in the Monument for reasons of public safety, administration, resource protection, or public use and enjoyment.

    `(c) Access to State and Private Land- The Secretary shall provide adequate access to each owner of non-Federal land or interests in non-Federal land within the boundary of the Monument to ensure the reasonable use and enjoyment of the land or interest by the owner.

    `(d) Limitations-

      `(1) COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES- Except as provided in paragraphs (2) and (3), or as required for the maintenance, upgrade, expansion, or development of energy transport facilities in the corridors described in subsection (e), no commercial enterprises shall be authorized within the boundary of the Monument after the date of enactment of this title.

      `(2) AUTHORIZED EXCEPTIONS- The Secretary may authorize exceptions to paragraph (1) if the Secretary determines that the commercial enterprises would further the purposes described in section 1402(b).

      `(3) TRANSMISSION AND TELECOMMUNICATION FACILITIES- This subsection does not apply to--

        `(A) transmission and telecommunication facilities that are owned or operated by a utility subject to regulation by the Federal Government or a State government or a State utility with a service obligation (as those terms are defined in section 217 of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 824q)); or

        `(B) commercial vehicular touring enterprises within the Monument that operate on designated routes.

    `(e) Utility Rights-of-Way-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- Nothing in this Act precludes, prevents, or inhibits the maintenance, upgrade, expansion, or development of energy transport facilities within the Monument that are critical to reducing the effects of climate change on the environment.

      `(2) RIGHT-OF-WAY- To the maximum extent practicable--

        `(A) the Secretary shall permit rights of way and alignments that best protect the values and resources of the Monument described in section 1402(b); and

        `(B) the Secretary shall ensure that existing rights-of-way and utility corridors within the Monument are fully utilized before permitting new rights-of-way or designating new utility corridors within the Monument.

      `(3) EFFECT ON EXISTING FACILITIES AND RIGHTS-OF-WAY- Nothing in this section terminates or limits--

        `(A) any valid right-of-way in existence within the Monument on the date of enactment of this title (including customary operation, maintenance, repair, or replacement activities in a right-of-way); or

        `(B) a right-of-way authorization issued on the expiration or the assignment of an existing right-of-way authorization described in subparagraph (A).

      `(4) UPGRADING AND EXPANSION OF EXISTING RIGHTS-OF-WAY- Nothing in this subsection prohibits the upgrading (including the construction or replacement), expansion, or assignment of an existing utility transmission line for the purpose of increasing the capacity of--

        `(A) a transmission line in existing rights-of-way; or

        `(B) a right-of-way issued, granted, or permitted by the Secretary that is contiguous or adjacent to existing transmission line rights-of-way.

      `(5) NEW RIGHTS-OF-WAY-

        `(A) IN GENERAL- Any new rights-of-way or new uses within existing rights-of-way shall, subject to subparagraph (B), require review and approval under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.).

        `(B) APPROVAL- New uses under subparagraph (A) shall only be approved if the head of the applicable lead Federal agency, in consultation with other applicable agencies, determine that the uses are consistent with--

          `(i) this title;

          `(ii) other applicable laws;

          `(iii) the purposes of the Monument described in section 1402(b); and

          `(iv) the management plan for the Monument.

      `(6) EFFECT ON ENERGY TRANSPORT CORRIDORS- Nothing in this subsection diminishes the utility of energy transport corridors located within the Monument designated by a record of decision--

        `(A) to provide locations for--

          `(i) electric transmission facilities that improve reliability, relieve congestion, and enhance the national grid; and

          `(ii) oil, gas, and hydrogen pipelines; and

        `(B) to provide locations for electric transmission facilities that--

          `(i) promote renewable energy generation;

          `(ii) otherwise further the interest of the United States if the transmission facilities are identified as critical in law or through a regional transmission planning process; or

          `(iii) consist of high-voltage transmission facilities critical to the purposes described in clause (i) or (ii).

      `(7) LAND USE PLANNING- In conducting land use planning for the Monument, the Secretary--

        `(A) shall consider the existing locations of the corridors described in paragraph (6); and

        `(B) subject to paragraph (8), may amend the location of any energy corridors to comply with purposes of the Monument if the amended corridor--

          `(i) provides connectivity across the landscape that is equivalent to the connectivity provided by the existing location;

          `(ii) meets the criteria established by--

            `(I) section 368 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (42 U.S.C. 15926); and

            `(II) the record of decision for the applicable corridor; and

          `(iii) does not impair or restrict the uses of existing rights-of-way.

      `(8) CONSULTATION REQUIRED- Before amending a corridor under paragraph (7)(B), the Secretary shall consult with all interested parties (including the persons identified in section 368(a) of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (42 U.S.C. 15926(a))), in accordance with applicable laws (including regulations).

    `(f) Overflights- Nothing in this title or the management plan restricts or precludes--

      `(1) overflights (including low-level overflights) of military, commercial, and general aviation aircraft that can be seen or heard within the Monument;

      `(2) the designation or creation of new units of special use airspace; or

      `(3) the establishment of military flight training routes over the Monument.

    `(g) Withdrawals-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- Subject to valid existing rights and except as provided in paragraph (2), the Federal land and interests in Federal land included within the Monument are withdrawn from--

        `(A) all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws;

        `(B) location, entry, and patent under the public land mining laws;

        `(C) operation of the mineral leasing, geothermal leasing, and mineral materials laws; and

        `(D) energy development and power generation.

      `(2) EXCHANGE- Paragraph (1) does not apply to an exchange that the Secretary determines would further the protective purposes of the Monument.

    `(h) Access to Renewable Energy Facilities-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- Subject to paragraph (2), the Secretary may allow new right-of-ways within the Monument to provide reasonable vehicular access to renewable energy project sites outside the boundaries of the Monument.

      `(2) RESTRICTIONS- To the maximum extent practicable, the rights-of-way shall be designed and sited to be consistent with the purposes of the Monument described in section 1402(b).

`SEC. 1405. ACQUISITION OF LAND.

    `(a) In General- The Secretary may acquire for inclusion in the Monument any land or interests in land within the boundary of the Monument owned by the State, units of local government, Indian tribes, or private individuals only by--

      `(1) donation;

      `(2) exchange with a willing party; or

      `(3) purchase from a willing seller for fair market value.

    `(b) Use of Easements- To the maximum extent practicable and only with the approval of the landowner, the Secretary may use permanent conservation easements to acquire an interest in land in the Monument rather than acquiring fee simple title to the land.

    `(c) Incorporation of Acquired Land and Interests in Land- Any land or interest in land within the boundaries of the Monument that is acquired by the United States after the date of enactment of this title shall be added to and administered as part of the Monument.

    `(d) Donated and Acquired Land-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- All land within the boundary of the Monument donated to the United States or acquired using amounts from the land and water conservation fund established under section 2 of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (16 U.S.C. 460l-5) before, on, or after the date of enactment of this title--

        `(A) is withdrawn from mineral entry;

        `(B) shall be managed in accordance with section 1904; and

        `(C) shall be managed consistent with the purposes of the Monument described in section 1402(b).

      `(2) EFFECT ON MONUMENT- Land within the boundary of the Monument that is contiguous to land donated to the United States or acquired using amounts from the land and water conservation fund established under section 2 of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (16 U.S.C. 460l-5) shall be managed in a manner consistent with conservation purposes, subject to applicable law.

`SEC. 1406. ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

    `(a) In General- The Secretary shall establish an advisory committee for the Monument, the purpose of which is to advise the Secretary with respect to the preparation and implementation of the management plan required by section 1403(g).

    `(b) Membership- To the extent practicable, the advisory committee shall include the following members, to be appointed by the Secretary:

      `(1) A representative with expertise in natural science and research selected from a regional university or research institute.

      `(2) A representative of the Department of Defense.

      `(3) A representative of the California Natural Resources Agency.

      `(4) A representative of each of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, California.

      `(5) A representative of each of the cities of Desert Hot Springs and Yucca Valley, California.

      `(6) A representative of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians.

      `(7) A representative of the Friends of Big Morongo Preserve.

      `(8) A representative of the Wildlands Conservancy.

      `(9) A representative of the Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy.

      `(10) A representative of the San Gorgonio Wilderness Association.

      `(11) A representative of the Morongo Basin Community Services District.

      `(12) A representative from each of the following recreational activities:

        `(A) Off-highway vehicles.

        `(B) Hunting.

        `(C) Rockhounding.

    `(c) Terms-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- In appointing members under paragraphs (1) through (12) of subsection (b), the Secretary shall appoint 1 primary member and 1 alternate member that meets the qualifications described in each of those paragraphs.

      `(2) VACANCY-

        `(A) PRIMARY MEMBER- A vacancy on the advisory committee with respect to a primary member shall be filled by the applicable alternate member.

        `(B) ALTERNATE MEMBER- The Secretary shall appoint a new alternate members in the event of a vacancy with respect to an alternate member of the advisory committee.

      `(3) TERMINATION-

        `(A) IN GENERAL- The term of all members of the advisory committee shall terminate on the termination of the advisory committee under subsection (g).

        `(B) NEW ADVISORY COMMITTEE- At the discretion of the Secretary, the Secretary may establish a new advisory committee on the termination of the advisory committee under subsection (g) to provide ongoing recommendations on the management of the Monument.

    `(d) Quorum- A quorum of the advisory committee shall consist of a majority of the primary members.

    `(e) Chairperson and Procedures-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- The advisory committee shall select a chairperson and vice chairperson from among the primary members of the advisory committee.

      `(2) DUTIES- The chairperson and vice chairperson selected under paragraph (1) shall establish any rules and procedures for the advisory committee that the chairperson and vice-chairperson determine to be necessary or desirable.

    `(f) Service Without Compensation- Members of the advisory committee shall serve without pay.

    `(g) Termination- The advisory committee shall cease to exist on--

      `(1) the date on which the management plan is officially adopted by the Secretary; or

      `(2) at the discretion of the Secretary, a later date established by the Secretary.

`TITLE XV--WILDERNESS

`SEC. 1501. DESIGNATION OF WILDERNESS AREAS.

    `(a) Designation of Wilderness Areas To Be Administered by the Bureau of Land Management- In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.) and sections 601 and 603 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1781, 1782), the following land in the State is designated as wilderness areas and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System:

      `(1) AVAWATZ MOUNTAINS WILDERNESS- Certain land in the Conservation Area administered by the Director of the Bureau of Land Management, comprising approximately 86,614 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Avawatz Mountains Proposed Wilderness' and dated July 15, 2009, to be known as the `Avawatz Mountains Wilderness'.

      `(2) GOLDEN VALLEY WILDERNESS- Certain land in the Conservation Area administered by the Director of the Bureau of Land Management, comprising approximately 21,633 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Golden Valley Proposed Wilderness' and dated July 15, 2009, which shall be considered to be part of the `Golden Valley Wilderness'.

      `(3) GREAT FALLS BASIN WILDERNESS-

        `(A) IN GENERAL- Certain land in the Conservation Area administered by the Director of the Bureau of Land Management, comprising approximately 7,871 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Great Falls Basin Proposed Wilderness' and dated October 26, 2009, to be known as the `Great Falls Basin Wilderness'.

        `(B) LIMITATIONS- Designation of the wilderness under subparagraph (A) shall not establish a Class I Airshed under the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq.).

      `(4) KINGSTON RANGE WILDERNESS- Certain land in the Conservation Area administered by the Bureau of Land Management, comprising approximately 53,321 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Kingston Range Proposed Wilderness Additions' and dated July 15, 2009, which shall be considered to be a part of as the `Kingston Range Wilderness'.

      `(5) SODA MOUNTAINS WILDERNESS- Certain land in the Conservation Area, administered by the Bureau of Land Management, comprising approximately 79,376 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Soda Mountains Proposed Wilderness' and dated October 26, 2009, to be known as the `Soda Mountains Wilderness'.

    `(b) Designation of Wilderness Areas To Be Administered by the National Park Service- In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.) and sections 601 and 603 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1781, 1782), the following land in the State is designated as wilderness areas and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System:

      `(1) DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK WILDERNESS ADDITIONS- Certain land in the Conservation Area administered by the Director of the National Park Service, comprising approximately 59,264 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Death Valley National Park Additions' and dated October 1, 2009, which shall be considered to be a part of the Death Valley National Park Wilderness.

      `(2) BOWLING ALLEY WILDERNESS- Certain land in the Conservation Area administered by the Director of the Bureau of Land Management, comprising approximately 30,888 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Death Valley National Park Proposed Wilderness Area', numbered 143/100080, and dated June 2009, which shall be considered to be a part of the Death Valley National Park Wilderness.

    `(c) Designation of Wilderness Area To Be Administered by the Forest Service-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.) and sections 601 and 603 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1781, 1782), the land in the State described in paragraph (2) is designated as a wilderness area and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

      `(2) DESCRIPTION OF LAND- The land referred to in paragraph (1) is certain land in the San Bernardino National Forest, comprising approximately 7,141 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Proposed Sand to Snow National Monument' and dated October 26, 2009, which shall considered to be a part of the San Gorgonio Wilderness.

`SEC. 1502. MANAGEMENT.

    `(a) Adjacent Management-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- Nothing in this title creates any protective perimeter or buffer zone around the wilderness areas designated by section 1501.

      `(2) ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE WILDERNESS AREAS-

        `(A) IN GENERAL- The fact that an activity (including military activities) or use on land outside a wilderness area designated by section 1501 can be seen or heard within the wilderness area shall not preclude or restrict the activity or use outside the boundary of the wilderness area.

        `(B) EFFECT ON NONWILDERNESS ACTIVITIES-

          `(i) IN GENERAL- In any permitting proceeding (including a review under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.)) conducted with respect to a project described in clause (ii) that is formally initiated through a notice in the Federal Register before December 31, 2013, the consideration of any visual, noise, or other impacts of the project on a wilderness area designated by section 1501 shall be conducted based on the status of the area before designation as wilderness.

          `(ii) DESCRIPTION OF PROJECTS- A project referred to in clause (i) is a renewable energy project--

            `(I) for which the Bureau of Land Management has received a right-of-way use application on or before the date of enactment of this Act; and

            `(II) that is located outside the boundary of a wilderness area designated by section 1501.

      `(3) NO ADDITIONAL REGULATION- Nothing in this title requires additional regulation of activities on land outside the boundary of the wilderness areas.

      `(4) EFFECT ON MILITARY OPERATIONS- Nothing in this Act alters any authority of the Secretary of Defense to conduct any military operations at desert installations, facilities, and ranges of the State that are authorized under any other provision of law.

    `(b) Maps; Legal Descriptions-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary shall file a map and legal description of each wilderness area and wilderness addition designated by section 1501 with--

        `(A) the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives; and

        `(B) the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate.

      `(2) FORCE OF LAW- A map and legal description filed under paragraph (1) shall have the same force and effect as if included in this title, except that the Secretary may correct errors in the maps and legal descriptions.

      `(3) PUBLIC AVAILABILITY- Each map and legal description filed under paragraph (1) shall be filed and made available for public inspection in the appropriate office of the Secretary.

    `(c) Administration- Subject to valid existing rights, the land designated as wilderness or as a wilderness addition by section 1501 shall be administered by the Secretary in accordance with this Act and the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), except that any reference in that Act to the effective date shall be considered to be a reference to the date of enactment of this title.

`SEC. 1503. RELEASE OF WILDERNESS STUDY AREAS.

    `(a) Finding- Congress finds that, for purposes of section 603 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1782), any portion of a wilderness study area described in subsection (b) that is not designated as a wilderness area or wilderness addition by section 1501 or any other Act enacted before the date of enactment of this title has been adequately studied for wilderness.

    `(b) Description of Study Areas- The study areas referred to in subsection (a) are--

      `(1) the Cady Mountains Wilderness Study Area;

      `(2) the Great Falls Basin Wilderness Study Area; and

      `(3) the Soda Mountains Wilderness Study Area.

    `(c) Release- Any portion of a wilderness study area described in subsection (b) that is not designated as a wilderness area or wilderness addition by section 1501 is no longer subject to section 603(c) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1782(c)).

`TITLE XVI--DESIGNATION OF SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREA

`SEC. 1601. DEFINITIONS.

    `In this title:

      `(1) MANAGEMENT AREA- The term `Management Area' means the Vinagre Wash Special Management Area.

      `(2) MAP- The term `map' means the map entitled `Vinagre Wash Special Management Area-Proposed' and dated November 10, 2009.

      `(3) PUBLIC LAND- The term `public land' has the meaning given the term `public lands' in section 103 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1702).

      `(4) SECRETARY- The term `Secretary' means the Secretary of the Interior.

`SEC. 1602. ESTABLISHMENT OF THE VINAGRE WASH SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREA.

    `(a) Establishment- There is established the Vinagre Wash Special Management Area in the State, to be managed by the El Centro Field Office and the Yuma Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management.

    `(b) Purpose- The purpose of the Management Area is to conserve, protect, and enhance--

      `(1) the plant and wildlife values of the Management Area; and

      `(2) the outstanding and nationally significant ecological, geological, scenic, recreational, archaeological, cultural, historic, and other resources of the Management Area.

    `(c) Boundaries- The Management Area shall consist of the public land in Imperial County, California, comprising approximately 74,714 acres, as generally depicted on the map.

    `(d) Map; Legal Description-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- As soon as practicable, but not later than 3 years, after the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary shall submit a map and legal description of the Management Area to--

        `(A) the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives; and

        `(B) the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate.

      `(2) EFFECT- The map and legal description submitted under paragraph (1) shall have the same force and effect as if included in this title, except that the Secretary may correct any errors in the map and legal description.

      `(3) AVAILABILITY- Copies of the map submitted under paragraph (1) shall be on file and available for public inspection in--

        `(A) the Office of the Director of the Bureau of Land Management; and

        `(B) the appropriate office of the Bureau of Land Management in the State.

`SEC. 1603. MANAGEMENT.

    `(a) In General- The Secretary shall allow hiking, camping, hunting, and sightseeing and the use of motorized vehicles, mountain bikes, and horses on designated routes in the Management Area in a manner that--

      `(1) is consistent with the purpose of the Management Area described in section 1602(b);

      `(2) ensures public health and safety; and

      `(3) is consistent with applicable law.

    `(b) Off-Highway Vehicle Use-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- Subject to paragraphs (2) and (3) and all other applicable laws, the use of off-highway vehicles shall be permitted on routes in the Management Area generally depicted on the map.

      `(2) CLOSURE- The Secretary may temporarily close or permanently reroute a portion of a route described in paragraph (1)--

        `(A) to prevent, or allow for restoration of, resource damage;

        `(B) to protect tribal cultural resources, including the resources identified in the tribal cultural resources management plan developed under section 1905(c);

        `(C) to address public safety concerns; or

        `(D) as otherwise required by law.

      `(3) DESIGNATION OF ADDITIONAL ROUTES- During the 3-year period beginning on the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary--

        `(A) shall accept petitions from the public regarding additional routes for off-highway vehicles; and

        `(B) may designate additional routes that the Secretary determines--

          `(i) would provide significant or unique recreational opportunities; and

          `(ii) are consistent with the purposes of the Management Area.

    `(c) Withdrawal- Subject to valid existing rights, all Federal land within the Management Area is withdrawn from--

      `(1) all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws;

      `(2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and

      `(3) right-of-way, leasing, or disposition under all laws relating to--

        `(A) minerals; or

        `(B) solar, wind, and geothermal energy.

    `(d) No Buffers- The establishment of the Management Area shall not--

      `(1) create a protective perimeter or buffer zone around the Management Area; or

      `(2) preclude uses or activities outside the Management Area that are permitted under other applicable laws, even if the uses or activities are prohibited within the Management Area.

    `(e) Notice of Available Routes- The Secretary shall ensure that visitors to the Management Area have access to adequate notice relating to the availability of designated routes in the Management Area through--

      `(1) the placement of appropriate signage along the designated routes;

      `(2) the distribution of maps, safety education materials, and other information that the Secretary determines to be appropriate; and

      `(3) restoration of areas that are not designated as open routes, including vertical mulching.

    `(f) Stewardship- The Secretary, in consultation with Indian tribes and other interests, shall develop a program to provide opportunities for monitoring and stewardship of the Management Area to minimize environmental impacts and prevent resource damage from recreational use, including volunteer assistance with--

      `(1) route signage;

      `(2) restoration of closed routes;

      `(3) protection of Management Area resources; and

      `(4) recreation education.

    `(g) Protection of Tribal Cultural Resources- Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary, in accordance with the National Historic Preservation Act (16 U.S.C. 470 et seq.) and any other applicable law, shall--

      `(1) prepare and complete a tribal cultural resources survey of the Management Area; and

      `(2) consult with the Quechan Indian Nation and other Indian tribes demonstrating ancestral, cultural, or other ties to the resources within the Management Area on the development and implementation of the tribal cultural resources survey under paragraph (1).

`SEC. 1604. POTENTIAL WILDERNESS.

    `(a) Protection of Wilderness Character-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall manage the Federal land in the Management Area described in paragraph (2) in a manner that preserves the character of the land for the eventual inclusion of the land in the National Wilderness Preservation System.

      `(2) DESCRIPTION OF LAND- The Federal land described in this paragraph is--

        `(A) the approximately 9,160 acres of land, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Indian Pass Wilderness Additions-Proposed' and dated November 10, 2009;

        `(B) the approximately 17,436 acres of land, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Milpitas Wash Wilderness Area-Proposed' and dated November 10, 2009;

        `(C) the approximately 13,647 acres of land, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Buzzard Peak Wilderness Area-Proposed' and dated November 10, 2009; and

        `(D) the approximately 8,090 acres of land, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Palo Verde Mountain Wilderness Additions-Proposed' and dated November 10, 2009.

      `(3) USE OF LAND-

        `(A) MILITARY USES- The Secretary shall manage the Federal land in the Management Area described in paragraph (2) in a manner that is consistent with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), except that the Secretary may authorize use of the land by the Secretary of the Navy for Naval Special Warfare Tactical Training, including long-range small unit training and navigation, vehicle concealment, and vehicle sustainment training, in accordance with applicable Federal laws.

        `(B) PROHIBITED USES- The following shall be prohibited on the Federal land described in paragraph (2):

          `(i) Permanent roads.

          `(ii) Commercial enterprises.

          `(iii) Except as necessary to meet the minimum requirements for the administration of the Federal land and to protect public health and safety--

            `(I) the use of mechanized vehicles; and

            `(II) the establishment of temporary roads.

      `(4) WILDERNESS DESIGNATION-

        `(A) IN GENERAL- The Federal land described in paragraph (2) shall be designated as wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System on the date on which the Secretary, in consultation with the Secretary of Defense, publishes a notice in the Federal Register that all activities on the Federal land that are incompatible with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.) have terminated.

        `(B) DESIGNATION- On designation of the Federal land under clause (i)--

          `(i) the land described in paragraph (2)(A) shall be incorporated in, and shall be considered to be a part of, the Indian Pass Wilderness;

          `(ii) the land described in paragraph (2)(B) shall be designated as the `Milpitas Wash Wilderness';

          `(iii) the land described in paragraph (2)(C) shall be designated as the `Buzzard Peak Wilderness'; and

          `(iv) the land described in paragraph (2)(D) shall be incorporated in, and shall be considered to be a part of, the Palo Verde Mountains Wilderness.

    `(b) Administration of Wilderness- Subject to valid existing rights, the land designated as wilderness or as a wilderness addition by this title shall be administered by the Secretary in accordance with this Act and the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.).

`TITLE XVII--NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM ADDITIONS

`SEC. 1701. DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK BOUNDARY REVISION.

    `(a) In General- The boundary of Death Valley National Park is adjusted to include--

      `(1) the approximately 33,041 acres of Bureau of Land Management land abutting the southern end of the Death Valley National Park that lies between Death Valley National Park to the north and Ft. Irwin Military Reservation to the south and which runs approximately 34 miles from west to east, as depicted on the map entitled `Death Valley National Park Proposed Boundary Addition', numbered 143/100,080, and dated June 2009;

      `(2) the approximately 6,379 acres of Bureau of Land Management land in Inyo County, California, located in the northeast area of Death Valley National Park that is within, and surrounded by, land under the jurisdiction of the Director of the National Park Service, as depicted on the map entitled `Proposed Crater Mine Area Addition to Death Valley National Park', numbered 143/100,079, and dated June 2009; and

      `(3)(A) on transfer of title to the private land to the National Park Service, the approximately 280 acres of private land in Inyo County, California, located adjacent to the southeastern boundary of Death Valley National Park, as depicted on the map entitled `Proposed Ryan Camp Addition to Death Valley National Park', numbered 143/100,097, and dated June 2009; and

      `(B) the approximately 1,040 acres of Bureau of Land Management land contiguous to the private land described in subparagraph (A), as depicted on the map entitled `Proposed Ryan Camp Addition to Death Valley National Park', numbered 143/100,097, and dated June 2009.

    `(b) Availability of Map- The maps described in paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) of subsection (a) shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.

    `(c) Administration- The Secretary of the Interior (referred to in this section as the `Secretary') shall--

      `(1) administer any land added to Death Valley National Park under subsection (a)--

        `(A) as part of Death Valley National Park; and

        `(B) in accordance with applicable laws (including regulations); and

      `(2) not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this title, develop a memorandum of understanding with Inyo County, California, permitting ongoing access and use to existing gravel pits along Saline Valley Road within Death Valley National Park for road maintenance and repairs in accordance with applicable laws (including regulations).

`SEC. 1702. MOJAVE NATIONAL PRESERVE.

    `(a) In General- The boundary of the Mojave National Preserve is adjusted to include--

      `(1) the 29,221 acres of Bureau of Land Management land that is surrounded by the Mojave National Preserve to the northwest, west, southwest, south, and southeast and by the Nevada State line on the northeast boundary, as depicted on the map entitled `Proposed Castle Mountain Addition to the Mojave National Preserve', numbered 170/100,075, and dated August 2009; and

      `(2) the 25 acres of Bureau of Land Management land in Baker, California, as depicted on the map entitled `Mojave National Preserve-Proposed Boundary Addition', numbered 170/100,199, and dated August 2009.

    `(b) Availability of Maps- The maps described in subsection (a) shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.

    `(c) Administration- The Secretary shall administer any land added to Mojave National Preserve under subsection (a)--

      `(1) as part of the Mojave National Preserve; and

      `(2) in accordance with applicable laws (including regulations).

`SEC. 1703. JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK BOUNDARY REVISION.

    `(a) In General- The boundary of the Joshua Tree National Park is adjusted to include the 2,879 acres of land managed by Director of the Bureau of Land Management that are contiguous at several different places to the northern boundaries of Joshua Tree National Park in the northwest section of the Park, as depicted on the map entitled `Joshua Tree National Park Proposed Boundary Additions', numbered 156/100,007, and dated June 2009.

    `(b) Availability of Map- The map described in subsection (a) and the map depicting the 25 acres described in subsection (c)(2) shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.

    `(c) Administration-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall administer any land added to the Joshua Tree National Park under subsection (a) and the additional land described in paragraph (2)--

        `(A) as part of Joshua Tree National Park; and

        `(B) in accordance with applicable laws (including regulations).

      `(2) DESCRIPTION OF ADDITIONAL LAND- The additional land referred to in paragraph (1) is the 25 acres of land--

        `(A) depicted on the map entitled `Joshua Tree National Park Boundary Adjustment Map', numbered 156/80,049, and dated April 1, 2003;

        `(B) added to Joshua Tree National Park by the notice of the Department Interior of August 28, 2003 (68 Fed. Reg. 51799); and

        `(C) more particularly described as lots 26, 27, 28, 33, and 34 in sec. 34, T. 1 N., R. 8 E., San Bernardino Meridian.

`SEC. 1704. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    `There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as are necessary to carry out this title.

`TITLE XVIII--OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RECREATION AREAS

`SEC. 1801. DESIGNATION OF OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RECREATION AREAS.

    `(a) Designation- In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) and resource management plans developed under this title and subject to valid existing rights, the following land within the Conservation Area in San Bernardino County, California, is designated as Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Areas:

      `(1) EL MIRAGE OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RECREATION AREA- Certain Bureau of Land Management land in the Conservation Area, comprising approximately 25,600 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `El Mirage Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area' and dated July 15, 2009, which shall be known as the `El Mirage Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area'.

      `(2) JOHNSON VALLEY OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RECREATION AREA-

        `(A) IN GENERAL- Certain Bureau of Land Management land in the Conservation Area, comprising approximately 180,000 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area' and dated July 15, 2009, which shall be known as the `Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area'.

        `(B) EXCLUSIONS-

          `(i) IN GENERAL- Subject to clause (iii), the land described in clause (ii) shall be excluded from the Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area to permit the Secretary of the Navy to study the land for--

            `(I) withdrawal in accordance with the Act of February 28, 1958 (43 U.S.C. 155 et seq.); and

            `(II) potential inclusion in the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center at Twentynine Palms, California, for national defense purposes.

          `(ii) STUDY AREA- The land referred to in clause (i) is the land that--

            `(I) is described in--

`(aa) the notice of the Bureau of Land Management of September 15, 2008 entitled `Notice of Proposed Legislative Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting; California' (73 Fed. Reg. 53269); or

`(bb) any subsequent notice in the Federal Register that is related to the notice described in item (aa); and

            `(II) has been segregated by the Director of the Bureau of Land Management.

          `(iii) INCORPORATION IN OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RECREATION AREA- After action by the Secretary of Defense and Congress regarding the withdrawal under subparagraph (A), any land within the study area that is not withdrawn shall be incorporated into the Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area.

        `(C) JOINT USE OF CERTAIN LAND- The Secretary of Defense shall consider a potential joint use area within the Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area as part of the environmental impact statement of the Department of Defense that would allow for continued recreational opportunities on the joint use area during periods in which--

          `(i) the joint use area is not needed for military training activities; and

          `(ii) public safety can be ensured.

        `(D) MILITARY ACCESS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PURPOSES- In cooperation with the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of the Navy may, after notifying the Secretary of the Interior, access the Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area for national defense purposes supporting military training (including military range management and exercise control activities).

      `(3) RASOR OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RECREATION AREA- Certain Bureau of Land Management land in the Conservation Area, comprising approximately 22,400 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Rasor Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area' and dated July 15, 2009, which shall be known as the `Rasor Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area'.

      `(4) SPANGLER HILLS OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RECREATION AREA- Certain Bureau of Land Management land in the Conservation Area, comprising approximately 62,080 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Spangler Hills Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area' and dated July 15, 2009, which shall be known as the `Spangler Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area'.

      `(5) STODDARD VALLEY OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RECREATION AREA- Certain Bureau of Land Management land in the Conservation Area, comprising approximately 54,400 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled `Stoddard Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area' and dated July 15, 2009, which shall be known as the `Stoddard Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area'.

    `(b) Purpose- The purpose of the off-highway vehicle recreation areas designated under subsection (a) is to preserve and enhance the recreational opportunities within the Conservation Area (including opportunities for off-highway vehicle recreation), while conserving the wildlife and other natural resource values of the Conservation Area.

    `(c) Maps and Descriptions-

      `(1) PREPARATION AND SUBMISSION- As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary shall file a map and legal description of each off-highway vehicle recreation area designated by subsection (a) with--

        `(A) the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives; and

        `(B) the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate.

      `(2) LEGAL EFFECT- The map and legal descriptions of the off-highway vehicle recreation areas filed under paragraph (1) shall have the same force and effect as if included in this title, except that the Secretary may correct errors in the map and legal descriptions.

      `(3) PUBLIC AVAILABILITY- Each map and legal description filed under paragraph (1) shall be filed and made available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land Management.

    `(d) Use of the Land-

      `(1) RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES-

        `(A) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall continue to authorize, maintain, and enhance the recreational uses of the off-highway vehicle recreation areas designated by subsection (a), including off-highway recreation, hiking, camping, hunting, mountain biking, sightseeing, rockhounding, and horseback riding, as long as the recreational use is consistent with this section and any other applicable law.

        `(B) OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE AND OFF-HIGHWAY RECREATION- To the extent consistent with applicable Federal law (including regulations) and this section, any authorized recreation activities and use designations in effect on the date of enactment of this title and applicable to the off-highway vehicle recreation areas designated by subsection (a) shall continue, including casual off-highway vehicular use, racing, competitive events, rock crawling, training, and other forms of off-highway recreation.

      `(2) WILDLIFE GUZZLERS- Wildlife guzzlers shall be allowed in the off-highway vehicle recreation areas designated by subsection (a) in accordance with applicable Bureau of Land Management guidelines.

      `(3) PROHIBITED USES- Residential and commercial development (including development of mining and energy facilities, but excluding transmission line rights-of-way and related telecommunication facilities) shall be prohibited in the off-highway vehicle recreation areas designated by subsection (a) if the Secretary determines that the development is incompatible with the purpose described in subsection (b).

    `(e) Administration-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall administer the off-highway vehicle recreation areas designated by subsection (a) in accordance with--

        `(A) this title;

        `(B) the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.); and

        `(C) any other applicable laws (including regulations).

      `(2) MANAGEMENT PLAN-

        `(A) IN GENERAL- As soon as practicable, but not later than 3 years after the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary shall--

          `(i) amend existing resource management plans applicable to the land designated as off-highway vehicle recreation areas under subsection (a); or

          `(ii) develop new management plans for each off-highway vehicle recreation area designated under that subsection.

        `(B) REQUIREMENTS- All new or amended plans under subparagraph (A) shall be designed to preserve and enhance safe off-highway vehicle and other recreational opportunities within the applicable recreation area consistent with--

          `(i) the purpose described in subsection (b); and

          `(ii) any applicable laws (including regulations).

        `(C) INTERIM PLANS- Pending completion of a new management plan under subparagraph (A), the existing resource management plans shall govern the use of the applicable off-highway vehicle recreation area.

    `(f) Study-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- As soon as practicable, but not later than 2 years, after the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary shall complete a study to identify Bureau of Land Management land adjacent to the off-highway vehicle recreation areas designated by subsection (a) that is suitable for addition to the off-highway vehicle recreation areas.

      `(2) REQUIREMENTS- In preparing the study under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall--

        `(A) seek input from stakeholders, including--

          `(i) the State;

          `(ii) San Bernardino County, California;

          `(iii) the public;

          `(iv) recreational user groups; and

          `(v) conservation organizations;

        `(B) explore the feasibility of expanding the southern boundary of the off-highway vehicle recreation area described in subsection (a)(4) to include previously disturbed land;

        `(C) identify and exclude from consideration any land that--

          `(i) is managed for conservation purposes;

          `(ii) may be suitable for renewable energy development; or

          `(iii) may be necessary for energy transmission; and

        `(D) not recommend or approve expansion areas that collectively would exceed the total acres administratively designated for off-highway recreation within the Conservation Area as of the date of enactment of this title.

      `(3) APPLICABLE LAW- The Secretary shall consider the information and recommendations of the study completed under paragraph (1) to determine the impacts of expanding off-highway vehicle recreation areas designated by subsection (a) on the Conservation Area, in accordance with--

        `(A) the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.);

        `(B) the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.); and

        `(C) any other applicable law.

      `(4) SUBMISSION TO CONGRESS- On completion of the study under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall submit the study to--

        `(A) the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives; and

        `(B) the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate.

      `(5) AUTHORIZATION FOR EXPANSION-

        `(A) IN GENERAL- On completion of the study under paragraph (1) and in accordance with all applicable laws (including regulations), the Secretary shall authorize the expansion of the off-highway vehicle recreation areas recommended under the study.

        `(B) MANAGEMENT- Any land within the expanded areas under subparagraph (A) shall be managed in accordance with this section.

`TITLE XIX--MISCELLANEOUS

`SEC. 1901. STATE LAND TRANSFERS AND EXCHANGES.

    `(a) Transfer of Land to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- On termination of all mining claims to the land described in paragraph (2), the Secretary shall transfer the land described in that paragraph to the State.

      `(2) DESCRIPTION OF LAND- The land referred to in paragraph (1) is certain Bureau of Land Management land in San Diego County, California, comprising approximately 934 acres, as generally depicted on the 2 maps entitled `Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Additions-Table Mountain Wilderness Study Area' and dated July 15, 2009.

      `(3) MANAGEMENT-

        `(A) IN GENERAL- The land transferred under paragraph (1) shall be managed in accordance with the provisions of the California Wilderness Act (California Public Resources Code sections 5093.30-5093.40).

        `(B) WITHDRAWAL- Subject to valid existing rights, the land transferred under paragraph (1) is withdrawn from--

          `(i) all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws;

          `(ii) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and

          `(iii) disposition under all laws relating to mineral and geothermal leasing.

        `(C) REVERSION- If the State ceases to manage the land transferred under paragraph (1) as part of the State Park System or in a manner inconsistent with the California Wilderness Act (California Public Resources Code sections 5093.30-5093.40), the land shall revert to the Secretary, to be managed as a Wilderness Study Area.

    `(b) Land Exchanges-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall, in consultation and cooperation with the California State Lands Commission (referred to in this section as the `Commission'), develop a process to exchange isolated parcels of State land within the Conservation Area for Federal land located in the Conservation Area or other Federal land in the State that--

        `(A) is consistent with the plans described in paragraph (2); and

        `(B) ensures that the conservation goals and objectives identified in those plans are not adversely impacted.

      `(2) DESCRIPTION OF PLANS- The plans referred to in paragraph (1) are--

        `(A) the California Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan;

        `(B) the California Desert Conservation Area Plan;

        `(C) the Northern and Eastern Colorado Desert Plan; and

        `(D) any other applicable plans.

      `(3) REQUIREMENTS- The process developed under paragraph (1) shall--

        `(A) apply to all State land within the Conservation Area that is under the jurisdiction of the Commission;

        `(B) prioritize the elimination of State land from units of the National Park System, national monuments, and wilderness areas;

        `(C) provide the Commission with consolidated land holdings sufficient to make the land viable for commercial or recreation uses, including renewable energy development, off-highway vehicle recreation, or State infrastructure or resource needs;

        `(D) establish methods to ensure that--

          `(i) not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary and the Commission complete an inventory of Federal land and State land in the Conservation Area under the jurisdiction of the Secretary and the Commission, respectively, and any other Federal land and property outside the Conservation Area that is determined to be suitable for exchange consistent with paragraph (1);

          `(ii) there is a public comment period of not less than 90 days with respect to--

            `(I) the inventory of land under clause (i); and

            `(II) any proposed land exchange under this section that involves more than 5,000 acres of Federal land;

          `(iii) in preparing the inventory of Federal land suitable for exchange under clause (i), the Secretary shall use best efforts to give priority to--

            `(I) land that has the potential for commercial development, including renewable energy development, such as wind and solar energy development;

            `(II) the land described in section 707(b)(2);

            `(III) land located outside the boundaries of the Conservation Area (including closed military base land and land identified as surplus by the Administrator of the General Services Administration) to avoid, to the maximum extent feasible, conflicts with conservation of desert land;

          `(iv) the inventory under clause (i) is updated annually by the Secretary and resubmitted to the Commission; and

          `(v) the land exchanges are completed by the date that is 10 years after the date of enactment of this title; and

        `(E) provide for the submission of annual reports to Congress that--

          `(i) describe any progress or impediments to accomplishing the goal described in subparagraph (D)(v); and

          `(ii) any recommendations for legislation to accomplish the goal.

      `(4) VALUATION- Notwithstanding paragraphs (2) through (5) of subsection (d) of section 206 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1716(d)), if, within 180 days after the submission of an appraisal under subsection (d)(1) of that section, the Secretary and the Commission cannot agree to accept the findings of the appraisal--

        `(A) the Secretary and the Commission shall mutually agree to employ a process of bargaining or some other process to determine the values of the land involved in the exchange;

        `(B) the appraisal shall be submitted to an arbiter appointed by the Secretary from a list of arbitrators submitted to the Secretary by the American Arbitration Association for arbitration;

        `(C) although the decision of the arbiter under subparagraph (B) shall be nonbinding, the decision may be used by the Secretary and the Commission as a valid appraisal for--

          `(i) a period of 2 years; and

          `(ii) on mutual agreement of the Secretary and the Commission, an additional 2-year period; or

        `(D) on mutual agreement of the Secretary and the Commission, the valuation process shall be suspended or modified.

      `(5) TREATMENT OF LAND USE RESTRICTIONS AND PENDING APPLICATIONS- For the purposes of this title--

        `(A) the Secretary shall not exclude parcels from exchanges because the parcels are subject to designations or pending land use applications, including applications for the development of renewable energy;

        `(B) all Federal land and State land proposed for exchange or sale shall be valued--

          `(i) according to fair market value;

          `(ii) in accordance with section 206(d) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1716(d)); and

          `(iii) without regard to--

            `(I) pending land use applications;

            `(II) renewable energy designations; or

            `(III) any land use restrictions on adjacent land.

      `(6) COOPERATION AGREEMENTS- The Secretary may--

        `(A) enter into such joint agreements with the General Services Administration and the Commission as the Secretary determines to be necessary to facilitate land exchanges, including agreements that establish accounting mechanisms--

          `(i) to be used for tracking the differential in dollar value of land conveyed in a series of transactions; and

          `(ii) that, notwithstanding part 2200 of title 43, Code of Federal Regulations (or successor regulations), may carry outstanding cumulative credit balances until the completion of the land exchange process developed under paragraph (1); and

        `(B) to the extent that the agreement does not conflict with this section, continue using the agreement entitled `Memorandum of Agreement Between California State Lands Commission, General Services Administration, and the Department of the Interior Regarding: Implementation of the California Desert Protection Act', which became effective on November 7, 1995.

      `(7) EXISTING LAW- Except as otherwise provided in this section, nothing in this section supersede or limits section 707.

      `(8) STATE LAND LEASES-

        `(A) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall manage any State land described in subparagraph (B) in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable State lease agreement for the duration of the lease, subject to applicable laws (including regulations).

        `(B) DESCRIPTION OF STATE LAND- The State land referred to in subparagraph (A) is any State land within the Conservation Area that is subject to a lease or permit on the date of enactment of this title that is transferred to the Federal Government.

        `(C) EXPIRATION OF LEASE- On the expiration of a State lease referred to in subparagraph (A), the Secretary shall provide lessees with the opportunity to seek Federal permits to continue the existing use of the State land without further action otherwise required under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.).

        `(D) APPLICABLE LAW- Except as otherwise provided in this section, any State land transferred to the United States under this section shall be managed in accordance with all laws (including regulations) and rules applicable to the public land adjacent to the transferred State land.

    `(c) Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Base-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary and the Secretary of Defense, in consultation and in cooperation with the California State Lands Commission, shall develop a process to purchase or exchange parcels of State land within the area of expansion and land use restrictions planned for the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Base.

      `(2) REQUIREMENTS- The process developed under paragraph (1) for exchanged parcels of State land shall provide the California State Lands Commission with consolidated land holdings sufficient to make the land viable for commercial or recreational uses, including renewable energy development, off-highway vehicle recreation, or State infrastructure or resource needs.

      `(3) APPLICABLE LAW- An exchange of land under this subsection shall be subject to the requirements of subsection (b).

    `(d) Holtville Airport, Imperial County-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- On the submission of an application by Imperial County, California, the Secretary of Transportation shall, in accordance with section 47125 of title 49, United States Code, and section 2641.1 of title 43, Code of Federal Regulations (or successor regulations) seek a conveyance from the Secretary of approximately 3,500 acres of Bureau of Land Management land adjacent to the Imperial County Holtville Airport (L04) for the purposes of airport expansion.

      `(2) SEGREGATION- The Secretary (acting through the Director of the Bureau of Land Management) shall, with respect to the land to be conveyed under paragraph (1)--

        `(A) segregate the land; and

        `(B) prohibit the appropriation of the land until--

          `(i) the date on which a notice of realty action terminates the application; or

          `(ii) the date on which a document of conveyance is published.

    `(e) Needles Solar Reserve, San Bernardino County-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall grant to the Commission a right of first refusal to exchange the State land described in paragraph (2) for Bureau of Land Management land identified for disposal.

      `(2) SECONDARY RIGHT OF REFUSAL- If the Commission declines to exchange State land for Bureau of Land Management land identified for disposal within the city limits of Needles, California, the City of Needles shall have a secondary right of refusal to acquire the land.

`SEC. 1902. MILITARY ACTIVITIES.

    `Nothing in this Act--

      `(1) restricts or precludes Department of Defense motorized access by land or air--

        `(A) to respond to an emergency within a wilderness area designated by this Act; or

        `(B) to control access to the emergency site;

      `(2) prevents nonmechanized military training activities previously conducted on wilderness areas designated by this title that are consistent with--

        `(A) the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.); and

        `(B) all applicable laws (including regulations);

      `(3) restricts or precludes low-level overflights of military aircraft over the areas designated as wilderness, national monuments, special management areas, or recreation areas by this Act, including military overflights that can be seen or heard within the designated areas;

      `(4) restricts or precludes flight testing and evaluation in the areas described in paragraph (3); or

      `(5) restricts or precludes the designation or creation of new units of special use airspace, or the establishment of military flight training routes, over the areas described in paragraph (3).

`SEC. 1903. CLIMATE CHANGE AND WILDLIFE CORRIDORS.

    `(a) In General- The Secretary shall--

      `(1) assess the impacts of climate change on the Conservation Area; and

      `(2) establish policies and procedures to ensure the preservation of wildlife corridors and facilitate species migration likely to occur due to climate change.

    `(b) Study-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- As soon as practicable, but not later than 2 years, after the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary shall complete a study regarding the impact of global climate change on the Conservation Area.

      `(2) COMPONENTS- The study under paragraph (1) shall--

        `(A) identify the species migrating, or likely to migrate, due to climate change;

        `(B) examine the impacts and potential impacts of climate change on--

          `(i) plants, insects, and animals;

          `(ii) soil;

          `(iii) air quality;

          `(iv) water quality and quantity; and

          `(v) species migration and survival;

        `(C) identify critical wildlife and species migration corridors recommended for preservation; and

        `(D) include recommendations for ensuring the biological connectivity of public land managed by the Secretary and the Secretary of Defense throughout the Conservation Area.

      `(3) RIGHTS-OF-WAY- The Secretary shall consider the information and recommendations of the study under paragraph (1) to determine the individual and cumulative impacts of rights-of-way for projects in the Conservation Area, in accordance with--

        `(A) the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.);

        `(B) the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.); and

        `(C) any other applicable law.

    `(c) Land Management Plans- The Secretary shall incorporate into all land management plans applicable to the Conservation Area the findings and recommendations of the study completed under subsection (b).

`SEC. 1904. PROHIBITED USES OF DONATED AND ACQUIRED LAND.

    `(a) Definitions- In this section:

      `(1) ACQUIRED LAND- The term `acquired land' means any land acquired for the Conservation Area using amounts from the Land and Water Conservation Fund established under section 2 of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (16 U.S.C. 460l-5).

      `(2) DONATED LAND- The term `donated land' means any private land donated to the United States for conservation purposes in the Conservation Area.

      `(3) DONOR- The term `donor' means an individual or entity that donates private land within the Conservation Area to the United States.

      `(4) SECRETARY- The term `Secretary' means the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the Bureau of Land Management.

    `(b) Prohibitions- Except as provided in subsection (c), there shall be prohibited with respect to donated land or acquired land--

      `(1) disposal; or

      `(2) any land use authorization that would result in appreciable damage or disturbance to the public lands, including--

        `(A) rights-of-way;

        `(B) leases;

        `(C) livestock grazing;

        `(D) infrastructure development;

        `(E) mineral entry;

        `(F) off-highway vehicle use, except on--

          `(i) designated routes;

          `(ii) off-highway vehicle areas designated by law; and

          `(iii) administratively designated open areas; and

        `(G) any other activities that would create impacts contrary to the conservation purposes for which the land was donated or acquired.

    `(c) Exceptions-

      `(1) AUTHORIZATION BY SECRETARY- Subject to paragraph (2), the Secretary may authorize limited exceptions to prohibited uses of donated land or acquired land in the Conservation Area if--

        `(A) an applicant has submitted a right-of-way use application to the Bureau of Land Management proposing renewable energy development on the donated land or acquired land on or before December 1, 2009; or

        `(B) after the completion of an analysis under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), including full public participation in the analysis, the Secretary has determined that--

          `(i) the use of the donated land or acquired land is in the public interest;

          `(ii) the impacts of the use are fully and appropriately mitigated; and

          `(iii) the land was donated or acquired on or before December 1, 2009.

      `(2) CONDITIONS-

        `(A) IN GENERAL- If the Secretary grants an exception to the prohibition under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall require the permittee to acquire and donate comparable private land to the United States to mitigate the use.

        `(B) APPROVAL- The private land to be donated under subparagraph (A) shall be approved by the Secretary after consultation, to the maximum extent practicable, with the donor of the private land proposed for non-conservation uses.

    `(d) Existing Agreements- Nothing in this section affects permitted or prohibited uses of donated land or acquired land in the Conservation Area established in any easements, deed restrictions, memoranda of understanding, or other agreements in existence on the date of enactment of this title.

    `(e) Deed Restrictions- The Secretary may accept deed restrictions requested by donors for land donated to the United States within the Conservation Area after the date of enactment of this title.

`SEC. 1905. TRIBAL USES AND INTERESTS.

    `(a) Access- The Secretary shall ensure access to areas designated under this Act by members of Indian tribes for traditional cultural and religious purposes, consistent with applicable law, including Public Law 95-341 (commonly known as the `American Indian Religious Freedom Act') (42 U.S.C. 1996).

    `(b) Temporary Closure-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- In accordance with applicable law, including Public Law 95-341 (commonly known as the `American Indian Religious Freedom Act') (42 U.S.C. 1996), and subject to paragraph (2), the Secretary, on request of an Indian tribe or Indian religious community, shall temporarily close to general public use any portion of an area designated as a national monument, special management area, wild and scenic river, or National Park System unit under this Act (referred to in this subsection as a `designated area') to protect the privacy of traditional cultural and religious activities in the designated area by members of the Indian tribe or Indian religious community.

      `(2) LIMITATION- In closing a portion of a designated area under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall limit the closure to the smallest practicable area for the minimum period necessary for the traditional cultural and religious activities.

    `(c) Tribal Cultural Resources Management Plan-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary of the Interior shall develop and implement a tribal cultural resources management plan to identify, protect, and conserve cultural resources of Indian tribes associated with the Xam Kwatchan Trail network extending from Avikwaame (Spirit Mountain, Nevada) to Avikwlal (Pilot Knob, California).

      `(2) CONSULTATION- The Secretary shall consult on the development and implementation of the tribal cultural resources management plan under paragraph (1) with--

        `(A) each of--

          `(i) the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe;

          `(ii) the Hualapai Tribal Nation;

          `(iii) the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe;

          `(iv) the Colorado River Indian Tribes;

          `(v) the Quechan Indian Tribe; and

          `(vi) the Cocopah Indian Tribe; and

        `(B) the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.

      `(3) RESOURCE PROTECTION- The tribal cultural resources management plan developed under paragraph (1) shall be--

        `(A) based on a completed tribal cultural resources survey; and

        `(B) include procedures for identifying, protecting, and preserving petroglyphs, ancient trails, intaglios, sleeping circles, artifacts, and other resources of cultural, archaeological, or historical significance in accordance with all applicable laws and policies, including--

          `(i) the National Historic Preservation Act (16 U.S.C. 470 et seq.);

          `(ii) Public Law 95-341 (commonly known as the `American Indian Religious Freedom Act')(42 U.S.C. 1996);

          `(iii) the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 (16 U.S.C. 470aa et seq.);

          `(iv) the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (25 U.S.C. 3001 et seq.); and

          `(v) Public Law 103-141 (commonly known as the `Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993')(42 U.S.C. 2000bb et seq.).

    `(d) Withdrawal- Subject to valid existing rights, all Federal land within the area administratively withdrawn and known as the `Indian Pass Withdrawal Area' is permanently withdrawn from--

      `(1) all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public laws;

      `(2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and

      `(3) right-of-way leasing and disposition under all laws relating to mineral, solar, wind, and geothermal energy.'.

    (b) Conforming Amendments-

      (1) SHORT TITLE- Section 1 of the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 (16 U.S.C. 410aaa note) is amended by striking `1 and 2, and titles I through IX' and inserting `1, 2, and 3, titles I through IX, and titles XIII through XIX'.

      (2) DEFINITIONS- The California Desert Protection Act of 1994 (Public Law 103-433; 108 Stat. 4481) is amended by inserting after section 2 the following:

`SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

    `In titles XIII through XIX:

      `(1) CONSERVATION AREA- The term `Conservation Area' means the California Desert Conservation Area.

      `(2) SECRETARY- The term `Secretary' means--

        `(A) with respect to land under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of the Interior; and

        `(B) with respect to land under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Agriculture.

      `(3) STATE- The term `State' means the State of California.'.

      (3) ADMINISTRATION OF WILDERNESS AREAS- Section 103 of the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 (Public Law 103-433; 108 Stat. 4481) is amended--

        (A) by striking subsection (d) and inserting the following:

    `(d) No Buffer Zones-

      `(1) IN GENERAL- Congress does not intend for the designation of wilderness areas by this Act--

        `(A) to require the additional regulation of land adjacent to the wilderness areas; or

        `(B) to lead to the creation of protective perimeters or buffer zones around the wilderness areas.

      `(2) NONWILDERNESS ACTIVITIES- Any nonwilderness activities (including renewable energy projects, mining, camping, hunting, and military activities) in areas immediately adjacent to the boundary of a wilderness area designated by this Act shall not be restricted or precluded by this Act, regardless of any actual or perceived negative impacts of the nonwilderness activities on the wilderness area, including any potential indirect impacts of nonwilderness activities conducted outside the designated wilderness area on the viewshed, ambient noise level, or air quality of wilderness area.';

        (B) in subsection (f), by striking `designated by this title and' inserting `, potential wilderness areas, special management areas, and national monuments designated by this title or titles XIII through XIX'; and

        (C) in subsection (g), by inserting `, a potential wilderness area, a special management areas, or national monument' before `by this Act'.

      (4) MOJAVE NATIONAL PRESERVE- Title V of the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 (16 U.S.C. 410aaa-41 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:

`SEC. 520. NATIVE GROUNDWATER SUPPLIES.

    `The Director of the Bureau of Land Management shall not access or process any application for a right-of-way for development projects that propose to use native groundwater from aquifers adjacent to the Mojave National Preserve that individually or collectively, in combination with proposed or anticipated projects on private land, require the use of native groundwater in excess of the estimated recharge rate as determined by the United States Geological Survey.'.

      (5) AMENDMENTS TO THE CALIFORNIA MILITARY LANDS WITHDRAWAL AND OVERFLIGHTS ACT OF 1994-

        (A) FINDINGS- Section 801(b)(2) of the California Military Lands Withdrawal and Overflights Act of 1994 (16 U.S.C. 410aaa-82 note) is amended by inserting `, national monuments, special management areas, potential wilderness areas,' before `and wilderness areas'.

        (B) OVERFLIGHTS; SPECIAL AIRSPACE- Section 802 of the California Military Lands Withdrawal and Overflights Act of 1994 (16 U.S.C. 410aaa-82) is amended--

          (i) in subsection (a), by inserting `, national monuments, or special management areas' before `designated by this Act';

          (ii) in subsection (b), by inserting `, national monuments, or special management areas' before `designated by this Act'; and

          (iii) by adding at the end the following:

    `(d) Department of Defense Facilities- Nothing in this Act alters any authority of the Secretary of Defense to conduct military operations at installations and ranges within the California Desert Conservation Area that are authorized under any other provision of law.'.

SEC. 3. DESIGNATION OF WILD AND SCENIC RIVERS.

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

      (1) in paragraph (196), by striking subparagraph (A) and inserting the following:

        `(A)(i) The approximately 1.4-mile segment of the Amargosa River in the State of California, from the private property boundary in sec. 19, T. 22 N., R. 7 E., to 100 feet downstream of Highway 178, to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a scenic river as an addition to the Amargosa Wild and Scenic River on publication by the Secretary of the Interior of a notice in the Federal Register that sufficient inholdings within the boundaries of the segment have been acquired as scenic easements or in fee title to establish a manageable addition to the Amargosa Wild and Scenic River.

        `(ii) The approximately 6.1-mile segment of the Amargosa River in the State of California, from 100 feet downstream of the State Highway 178 crossing to 100 feet upstream of the Tecopa Hot Springs Road crossing, to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a scenic river.'; and

      (2) by adding at the end the following:

      `(208) SURPRISE CANYON CREEK, CALIFORNIA-

        `(A) IN GENERAL- The following segments of Surprise Canyon Creek in the State of California, to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior:

          `(i) The approximately 5.3 miles of Surprise Canyon Creek from the confluence of Frenchman's Canyon and Water Canyon to 100-feet upstream of Chris Wicht Camp, as a wild river.

          `(ii) The approximately 1.8 miles of Surprise Canyon Creek from 100 feet upstream of Chris Wicht Camp to the southern boundary of sec. 14, T. 21 N., R. 44 E., as a recreational river.

        `(B) EFFECT ON HISTORIC MINING STRUCTURES- Nothing in this paragraph affects the historic mining structures associated with the former Panamint Mining District.

      `(209) DEEP CREEK, CALIFORNIA-

        `(A) IN GENERAL- The following segments of Deep Creek in the State of California, to be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture:

          `(i) The approximately 6.5-mile segment from 0.125 mile downstream of the Rainbow Dam site in sec. 33, T. 2 N., R. 2 W., to 0.25-miles upstream of the Road 3N34 crossing, as a wild river.

          `(ii) The 0.5-mile segment from 0.25 mile upstream of the Road 3N34 crossing to 0.25 mile downstream of the Road 3N34 crossing, as a scenic river.

          `(iii) The 2.5-mile segment from 0.25 miles downstream of the Road 3 N. 34 crossing to 0.25 miles upstream of the Trail 2W01 crossing, as a wild river.

          `(iv) The 0.5-mile segment from 0.25 miles upstream of the Trail 2W01 crossing to 0.25 mile downstream of the Trail 2W01 crossing, as a scenic river.

          `(v) The 10-mile segment from 0.25 miles downstream of the Trail 2W01 crossing to the upper limit of the Mojave dam flood zone in sec. 17, T. 3 N., R. 3 W., as a wild river.

          `(vi) The 11-mile segment of Holcomb Creek from 100 yards downstream of the Road 3N12 crossing to .25 miles downstream of Holcomb Crossing, as a recreational river.

          `(vii) The 3.5-mile segment of the Holcomb Creek from 0.25 miles downstream of Holcomb Crossing to the Deep Creek confluence, as a wild river.

        `(B) EFFECT ON SKI OPERATIONS- Nothing in this paragraph affects--

          `(i) the operations of the Snow Valley Ski Resort; or

          `(ii) the State regulation of water rights and water quality associated with the operation of the Snow Valley Ski Resort.

      `(210) WHITEWATER RIVER, CALIFORNIA- The following segments of the Whitewater River in the State of California, to be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior, acting jointly:

        `(A) The 5.8-mile segment of the North Fork Whitewater River from the source of the River near Mt. San Gorgonio to the confluence with the Middle Fork, as a wild river.

        `(B) The 6.4-mile segment of the Middle Fork Whitewater River from the source of the River to the confluence with the South Fork, as a wild river.

        `(C) The 1-mile segment of the South Fork Whitewater River from the confluence of the River with the East Fork to the section line between sections 32 and 33, T. 1 S., R. 2 E., as a wild river.

        `(D) The 1-mile segment of the South Fork Whitewater River from the section line between sections 32 and 33, T. 1 S., R. 2 E., to the section line between sections 33 and 34, T. 1 S., R. 2 E., as a recreational river.

        `(E) The 4.9-mile segment of the South Fork Whitewater River from the section line between sections 33 and 34, T. 1 S., R. 2 E., to the confluence with the Middle Fork, as a wild river.

        `(F) The 5.4-mile segment of the main stem of the Whitewater River from the confluence of the South and Middle Forks to the San Gorgonio Wilderness boundary, as a wild river.

        `(G) The 2.7-mile segment of the main stem of the Whitewater River from the San Gorgonio Wilderness boundary to the southern boundary of section 26, T. 2 S., R. 3 E., as a recreational river.'.

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