1
 So in original. Probably should be “Comanche”.
Peak Wilderness Boundary, approximately four miles, as a wild river.
2
 So in original. Probably should be “on”.
Federal lands which constitute the bed or bank or are situated within one-quarter mile of the bank are hereby withdrawn, subject to valid existing rights, from all forms of appropriation under the mining laws and from operation of the mineral leasing laws including, in both cases, amendments thereto.
3
 So in original. Probably should be “its”.
origin at the confluence of Thompson Creek and Hubbard Creek, as a wild river; and
4
 So in original. Probably should be preceded by “its”.
to the confluence with Bald Mountain Creek, as a recreational river.
5
 So in original. Probably should be “to be administered by”.
the Secretary of Agriculture, through a cooperative management agreement between the Secretary of the Interior and the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation, as provided in
6
 So in original. Probably should be “1951 USGS”.
15° Gasquet topographic map to its confluence with the East Fork Patrick Creek, as a recreational river.
7
 So in original. Probably should not be capitalized.
map, to its confluence with the South Siskiyou Fork Smith River, as a wild river.
8
 So in original. Probably should be preceded by “the”.
USGS 15° Preston Peak topographic map, to Blackhawk Bar, as a wild river.
9
 So in original. Probably should be “Notwithstanding”.
any limitation contained in this chapter, the Secretary is authorized to acquire lands and interests in lands which, as of
10
 So in original. Probably should be capitalized.
approximately 9 miles, as a scenic river;
11
 So in original. The semicolon probably should be a comma.
as a recreational river.
12
 So in original. Probably should be followed by “, Willamette Meridian,”.
downstream to the confluence with the Nestucca River in T. 3 S., R. 6 W., sec. 15, Willamette Meridian, to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a recreational river.
13
 So in original.
of T. 38 S., R. 4 E., sec. 34, Willamette Meridian, downstream to the Oregon State border, to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a scenic river.
14
 So in original. Probably should be “P–12721”.
 ), from 9,240 feet upstream from the crest of the dam to 1,000 feet downstream from the crest of the dam; and
15
 So in original. Probably should be “Road 3N34”.
crossing to 0.25 miles upstream of the Trail 2W01 crossing, as a wild river.
16
 So in original. Probably should be “is”.
provided in subsection (a)), establish detailed boundaries therefor (which boundaries shall include an average of not more than 320 acres of land per mile measured from the ordinary high water mark on both sides of the river); and determine which of the classes outlined in
References in Text

Section 704(c) of the National Parks and Recreation Act of 1978, referred to in subsec. (a)(19), is section 704(c), Pub. L. 95–625, Nov. 10, 1978, 92 Stat. 3524, which is set out under this section in a note captioned “Upper Delaware Segment Special Provisions”.

The Act establishing the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, referred to in subsec. (a)(20), is Pub. L. 89–158, Sept. 1, 1965, 79 Stat. 612, which is classified generally to subchapter LXXIII (§ 460o et seq.) of chapter 1 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

The Raker Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(53), is act Dec. 19, 1913, ch. 4, 38 Stat. 242, which is not classified to the Code.

Section 14(b) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(67)(B)(vii), is section 14(b) of Pub. L. 92–463, which is set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

Section 105 of the Omnibus Oregon Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1988, referred to in subsec. (a)(73)(E) and (85)(B), is section 105 of Pub. L. 100–557, which is set out as a note below.

Section 203 of the Flood Control Act of 1958, referred to in subsec. (a)(136)(D), is section 203 of Pub. L. 85–500, title II, July 3, 1958, 72 Stat. 305, which is not classified to the Code.

Amendments

2019—Subsec. (a)(5). Pub. L. 116–9, § 1205(a)(1)(A), added par. (5) and struck out former par. (5). Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The segment of the river extending from the mouth of the Applegate River downstream to the Lobster Creek Bridge; to be administered by agencies of the Departments of the Interior or Agriculture as agreed upon by the Secretaries of said Departments or as directed by the President.”

Subsec. (a)(69). Pub. L. 116–9, § 1205(a)(2)(A), designated existing provisions as subpar. (A), inserted heading, redesignated former subpars. (A) to (C) as cls. (i) to (iii), respectively, of subpar. (A) and realigned margins, substituted “27.5-mile” for “25.5-mile” and “Mislatnah Creek” for “Boulder Creek at the Kalmiopsis Wilderness boundary” in cl. (i), “7.5-mile” for “8-mile” and “Mislatnah Creek to Eagle Creek” for “Boulder Creek to Steel Bridge” in cl. (ii), and “9.5-mile” for “11-mile” and “Eagle Creek” for “Steel Bridge” in cl. (iii), and added subpar. (B).

Subsec. (a)(76). Pub. L. 116–9, § 1205(a)(5)(A)(i), added par. (76) and struck out former par. (76) which related to the Elk River, Oregon.

Subsec. (a)(102). Pub. L. 116–9, § 1205(a)(2)(B), substituted “Whychus Creek” for “Squaw Creek” in heading, designated existing provisions as subpar. (A) and inserted heading, redesignated former subpars. (A) and (B) as cls. (i) and (ii), respectively, of subpar. (A) and realigned margins, substituted “Plainview Ditch, including the Soap Creek, the North and South Forks of Whychus Creek, the East and West Forks of Park Creek, and Park Creek” for “McAllister Ditch, including the Soap Fork Squaw Creek, the North Fork, the South Fork, the East and West Forks of Park Creek, and Park Creek Fork” in introductory provisions and “Plainview Ditch” for “McAllister Ditch” in cl. (ii), and added subpar. (B).

Subsec. (a)(156). Pub. L. 116–9, § 1301(d)(2), which directed substitution of “to the confluence with the Nepaug River” for “to the downstream end of the New Hartford-Canton, Connecticut town line”, was executed by making the substitution for “to the downstream end of the New Hartford-Canton, Connecticut, town line” to reflect the probable intent of Congress.

Pub. L. 116–9, § 1301(d)(1), substituted “15.1-mile” for “14-mile”.

Subsec. (a)(196)(A). Pub. L. 116–9, § 1457(a), amended subpar. (A) generally. Prior to amendment, subpar. (A) read as follows: “The approximately 4.1-mile segment of the Amargosa River from the northern boundary of sec. 7, T. 21 N., R. 7 E., to 100 feet upstream of the Tecopa Hot Springs road crossing, as a scenic river.”

Subsec. (a)(214), (215). Pub. L. 116–9, § 1205(a)(3), added pars. (214) and (215).

Subsec. (a)(216). Pub. L. 116–9, § 1205(a)(4), added par. (216).

Subsec. (a)(217) to (223). Pub. L. 116–9, § 1205(a)(5)(B)(i), added pars. (217) to (223).

Subsec. (a)(224). Pub. L. 116–9, § 1241(a), added par. (224).

Subsec. (a)(225). Pub. L. 116–9, § 1301(b), added par. (225).

Subsec. (a)(226). Pub. L. 116–9, § 1302(a), added par. (226).

Subsec. (a)(227). Pub. L. 116–9, § 1303(a), added par. (227).

Subsec. (a)(228) to (230). Pub. L. 116–9, § 1457(b), added pars. (228) to (230).

2018—Subsec. (a)(213). Pub. L. 115–229 added par. (213).

2014—Subsec. (a)(72). Pub. L. 113–244 added par. (72) and struck out former par. (72) which read as follows:

“(72) Crooked, Oregon.—The 15-mile segment from the National Grassland boundary to Dry Creek; to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior in the following classes:

“(A) The 7-mile segment from the National Grassland boundary to River Mile 8 south of Opal Spring as a recreational river; and

“(B) the 8-mile segment from Bowman Dam to Dry Creek as a recreational river.”

Subsec. (a)(163). Pub. L. 113–291, § 3073(a)(1), in introductory provisions, substituted “199 miles” for “190 miles” and “the map entitled ‘White Clay Creek Wild and Scenic River Designated Area Map’ and dated July 2008, the map entitled ‘White Clay Creek Wild and Scenic River Classification Map’ and dated July 2008, and the map entitled ‘White Clay Creek National Wild and Scenic River Proposed Additional Designated Segments-July 2008’ ” for “the recommended designation and classification maps (dated June 2000)”.

Subsec. (a)(163)(B). Pub. L. 113–291, § 3073(a)(2), added subpar. (B) and struck out former subpar. (B) which read as follows: “15.0 miles of the east branch beginning at the southern boundary line of the Borough of Avondale to a point where the East Branch enters New Garden Township at the Franklin Township boundary line, including Walnut Run and Broad Run outside the boundaries of the White Clay Creek Preserve, as a recreational river.”

Subsec. (a)(163)(H). Pub. L. 113–291, § 3073(a)(3), added subpar. (H) and struck out former subpar. (H) which read as follows: “12.7 miles of the main stem, excluding Lamborn Run, that flow through the boundaries of the White Clay Creek Preserve, Pennsylvania and Delaware, and White Clay Creek State Park, Delaware, beginning at the confluence of the east and middle branches in London Britain township, Pennsylvania, downstream to the northern boundary line of the city of Newark, Delaware, as a scenic river.”

Subsec. (a)(208). Pub. L. 113–291, § 3041(e)(1), added par. (208).

Subsec. (a)(209), (210). Pub. L. 113–291, § 3060(b)(1), added pars. (209) and (210).

Subsec. (a)(211). Pub. L. 113–291, § 3071(a), added par. (211).

Subsec. (a)(212). Pub. L. 113–291, § 3072(a), added par. (212).

2009—Subsec. (a)(76). Pub. L. 111–11, § 1302, substituted “29-mile segment” for “19-mile segment” in introductory provisions, substituted period for “; and” in subpar. (A), added subpars. (B) and (C), and struck out former subpar. (B) which read as follows: “the 2-mile segment of the North Fork Elk from the falls to its confluence with the South Fork as a wild river.”

Subsec. (a)(171) to (179). Pub. L. 111–11, § 1203(a)(1), added pars. (171) to (179).

Subsec. (a)(180) to (195). Pub. L. 111–11, § 1504(a), added pars. (180) to (195).

Subsec. (a)(196) to (199). Pub. L. 111–11, § 1805(a), added pars. (196) to (199).

Subsec. (a)(200) to (203). Pub. L. 111–11, § 1852, added pars. (200) to (203).

Subsec. (a)(204). Pub. L. 111–11, § 1976(a), added par. (204).

Subsec. (a)(205). Pub. L. 111–11, § 5001, added par. (205).

Subsec. (a)(206). Pub. L. 111–11, § 5002(d), added par. (206).

Subsec. (a)(207). Pub. L. 111–11, § 5003(a), added par. (207).

2008—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–229 redesignated par. (167) relating to the Musconetcong River, New Jersey, as par. (169), designated the unnumbered par. relating to the White Salmon River, Washington, as par. (167) and the unnumbered par. relating to the Black Butte River, California, as par. (168), and added par. (170).

2006—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109–362 added unnumbered par. relating to Black Butte River, California.

Subsec. (a)(167). Pub. L. 109–452 added par. (167).

2005—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109–44 added unnumbered par. relating to White Salmon River, Washington.

2004—Subsec. (a)(24)(D) to (G). Pub. L. 108–447 added subpar. (D) and redesignated former subpars. (D) to (F) as (E) to (G), respectively.

Subsec. (a)(161). Pub. L. 108–352, § 5(4), redesignated par. (161) relating to the Lower Delaware River and associated tributaries as par. (165).

Pub. L. 108–352, § 5(2), redesignated par. (161) relating to Wekiva River as par. (162).

Subsec. (a)(162). Pub. L. 108–352, § 5(2), redesignated par. (161) relating to Wekiva River as par. (162). Former par. (162) redesignated par. (163).

Subsec. (a)(163). Pub. L. 108–352, § 5(1), redesignated par. (162) as par. (163).

Subsec. (a)(164). Pub. L. 108–352, § 5(3), designated unnumbered par. relating to Wildhorse and Kiger Creeks, Oregon, as par. (164).

Subsec. (a)(165). Pub. L. 108–352, § 5(4), redesignated par. (161) relating to the Lower Delaware River and associated tributaries as par. (165).

Subsec. (a)(166). Pub. L. 108–352, § 5(5), designated unnumbered par. relating to Rivers of Caribbean National Forest, Puerto Rico, as par. (166).

2002—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–365 added unnumbered par. relating to Rivers of Caribbean National Forest, Puerto Rico.

2000—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 106–418, § 3(4), which directed repeal of the fourth undesignated par. following par. 156, pertaining to Elkhorn Creek and enacted by Pub. L. 104–333, could not be executed because the undesignated par. referred to was designated par. (159) by Pub. L. 106–20. See 1999 Amendment note below.

Pub. L. 106–418, § 3(3), which directed designation of the third undesignated par. following par. 156, pertaining to the Lamprey River, New Hampshire, and enacted by Pub. L. 104–333, as par. 159, could not be executed because the undesignated par. referred to was redesignated as par. (158) by Pub. L. 106–20. See 1999 Amendment note below.

Pub. L. 106–418, § 3(2), which directed designation of the second undesignated par. following par. 156, pertaining to the Clarion River, Pennsylvania, and enacted by Pub. L. 104–314, as par. 158, could not be executed because the undesignated par. referred to was redesignated as par. (157) by Pub. L. 106–20. See 1999 Amendment note below.

Pub. L. 106–418, § 3(1), which directed designation of the first undesignated par. following par. 156, pertaining to Elkhorn Creek and enacted by Pub. L. 104–208, as par. 157, could not be executed because the undesignated par. referred to was repealed by Pub. L. 106–20. See 1999 Amendment note below.

Pub. L. 106–399, § 301(b), added unnumbered par. relating to Wildhorse and Kiger Creeks, Oregon.

Subsec. (a)(74)(A). Pub. L. 106–399, § 301(a)(2), substituted period for semicolon at end.

Pub. L. 106–399, § 301(a)(1), which directed the substitution of “The” for “the” at the beginning of each subpar. in par. (74), could not be executed to subpar. (A) because subpar. (A) does not begin with “the”.

Subsec. (a)(74)(B) to (D). Pub. L. 106–399, § 301(a)(1), (2), substituted “The” for “the” at beginning and period for semicolon at end.

Subsec. (a)(74)(E). Pub. L. 106–399, § 301(a)(1), (3), substituted “The” for “the” at beginning and period for “; and” at end.

Subsec. (a)(74)(F). Pub. L. 106–399, § 301(a)(1), substituted “The” for “the” at beginning.

Subsec. (a)(74)(G) to (I). Pub. L. 106–399, § 301(a)(4), added subpars. (G) to (I).

Subsec. (a)(158). Pub. L. 106–192 substituted “23.5-mile segment extending from the Bunker Pond Dam in Epping” for “11.5-mile segment extending from the southern Lee town line” in first sentence and “towns of Epping,” for “towns of” in second sentence.

Pub. L. 106–176 substituted “through cooperative agreements” for “through cooperation agreements” in second sentence.

Subsec. (a)(161). Pub. L. 106–418, § 3(5), added par. (161) relating to Lower Delaware River and associated tributaries.

Pub. L. 106–299 added par. (161) relating to Wekiva River.

Pub. L. 106–261 added par. (161) relating to Wilson Creek.

Subsec. (a)(162). Pub. L. 106–357 added par. (162).

1999—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 106–20, § 2(g)(1), struck out unnumbered par. added by Pub. L. 104–208 relating to Elkhorn Creek, which was identical to par. added by Pub. L. 104–333, § 1023(h).

Subsec. (a)(157) to (159). Pub. L. 106–20, § 2(g)(2), designated unnumbered pars. relating to Clarion River, Lamprey River, and Elkhorn Creek as pars. (157) to (159), respectively.

Subsec. (a)(160). Pub. L. 106–20, § 2(b), added par. (160).

1996—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–333, §§ 405(a), 1023(h), added unnumbered pars. relating to Lamprey River, New Hampshire and Elkhorn Creek.

Pub. L. 104–314 added unnumbered par. relating to Clarion River, Pennsylvania.

Pub. L. 104–208 added unnumbered par. relating to Elkhorn Creek.

Subsec. (a)(65). Pub. L. 104–333, § 406(d), substituted “BLUE–80,005, dated May 1996” for “WSR–BLU/20,000, and dated January 1987” and inserted at end “In order to provide reasonable public access and vehicle parking for public use and enjoyment of the river designated by this paragraph, consistent with the preservation and enhancement of the natural and scenic values of such river, the Secretary may, with the consent of the owner thereof, negotiate a memorandum of understanding or cooperative agreement, or acquire not more than 10 acres of lands or interests in such lands, or both, as may be necessary to allow public access to the Bluestone River and to provide, outside the boundary of the scenic river, parking and related facilities in the vicinity of the area known as Eads Mill.”

Subsec. (a)(109) to (156). Pub. L. 104–333, § 407(a), redesignated unnumbered pars. relating to various rivers as pars. (109) to (156).

1994—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–313 added unnumbered par. relating to Farmington River, Connecticut.

Pub. L. 103–242 added unnumbered par. relating to Rio Grande, New Mexico.

Subsec. (a)(19). Pub. L. 103–437 substituted “Natural Resources” for “Interior and Insular Affairs” after “Committee on”.

1993—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–170 added unnumbered par. relating to Red River, Kentucky.

Pub. L. 103–162 added unnumbered pars. relating to the following rivers in New Jersey: Maurice River, Menantico Creek, Manumuskin River, and Muskee Creek.

1992—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–536 added unnumbered par. relating to Great Egg Harbor, New Jersey.

Pub. L. 102–301 added unnumbered pars. relating to the following rivers in California: Sespe Creek, Sisquoc River, and Big Sur River.

Pub. L. 102–275 added unnumbered pars. relating to the following rivers in Arkansas: Big Piney Creek, Buffalo River, Cossatot River, Hurricane Creek, Little Missouri River, Mulberry River, North Sylamore Creek, and Richland Creek.

Pub. L. 102–271 added unnumbered par. relating to Allegheny River, Pennsylvania.

Pub. L. 102–249 added unnumbered pars. relating to the following rivers in Michigan: Bear Creek, Black, Carp, Indian, Manistee, Ontonagon, Paint, Pine, Presque Isle, Sturgeon (Hiawatha National Forest), Sturgeon (Ottawa National Forest), East Branch of the Tahquamenon, Whitefish, and Yellow Dog.

Subsec. (a)(62). Pub. L. 102–432 designated existing provisions as subpar. (A), substituted “subparagraph” for “paragraph” in two places, and added subpars. (B) and (C).

1991—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–50 added unnumbered pars. relating to Niobrara River, Nebraska, and Missouri River, Nebraska and South Dakota.

1990—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–628 added unnumbered par. relating to Clarks Fork, Wyoming.

Pub. L. 101–612 added unnumbered pars. relating to the following California rivers: Smith River, Middle Fork Smith River, North Fork Smith River, Siskiyou Fork Smith River, and South Fork Smith River.

Pub. L. 101–306 added unnumbered pars. relating to East Fork of Jemez, New Mexico, and Pecos River, New Mexico.

1989—Subsec. (a)(62). Pub. L. 101–40, § 2(a)(1), (2), designated unnumbered par. relating to Merced River, California, as (62) and redesignated former par. (62) as (63).

Subsec. (a)(63). Pub. L. 101–40, § 2(a)(2), redesignated former par. (62), relating to Kings River, California, as (63).

Subsec. (a)(64). Pub. L. 101–40, § 2(a)(3), designated unnumbered par. relating to Kern River, California, as (64).

Subsec. (a)(65). Pub. L. 101–40, § 2(a)(4), (6), designated unnumbered par. relating to Bluestone River, West Virginia, as (65) and redesignated former par. (65) as (67).

Subsec. (a)(66). Pub. L. 101–40, § 2(a)(5), designated unnumbered par. relating to Sipsey Fork of the West Fork River, Alabama, as (66).

Subsec. (a)(67). Pub. L. 101–40, § 2(a)(6), redesignated former par. (65), relating to Wildcat River, New Hampshire, as (67).

Subsec. (a)(68) to (107). Pub. L. 101–40, § 2(a)(7), designated unnumbered pars. relating to rivers in Oregon as (68) to (107).

Subsec. (a)(108). Pub. L. 101–40, § 2(a)(8), designated unnumbered par. relating to Rio Chama River, New Mexico, as (108).

1988—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100–633 added unnumbered par. relating to Rio Chama, New Mexico.

Pub. L. 100–557 added unnumbered pars. relating to the following rivers in Oregon: Big Marsh Creek, Chetco, Clackamas, Crescent Creek, Crooked, Deschutes, Donner und Blitzen, Eagle Creek, Elk, Grande Ronde, Imnaha, John Day, Joseph Creek, Little Deschutes, Lostine, Malheur, McKenzie, Metolius, Minam, North Fork Crooked, North Fork John Day, North Fork Malheur, North Fork of the Middle Fork of the Willamette, North Fork Owyhee, North Fork Smith, North Fork Sprague, North Powder, North Umpqua, Powder, Quartzville Creek, Roaring, Salmon, Sandy, South Fork John Day, Squaw Creek, Sycan, Upper Rogue, Wenaha, West Little Owyhee, and White.

Pub. L. 100–547 added unnumbered par. relating to Sipsey Fork of the West Fork, Alabama.

Pub. L. 100–534, § 301, added unnumbered par. relating to Bluestone, West Virginia.

Subsec. (a)(60). Pub. L. 100–668 inserted sentence describing boundaries of Klickitat River.

Subsec. (a)(65). Pub. L. 100–554 added par. (65) relating to Wildcat River, New Hampshire.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 100–534, § 501, amended subsec. (b) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (b) read as follows: “The agency charged with the administration of each component of the national wild and scenic rivers system designated by subsection (a) of this section shall, within one year from the date of designation of such component under subsection (a) of this section (except where a different date is provided in subsection (a) of this section), establish detailed boundaries therefor (which boundaries shall include an average of not more than 320 acres of land per mile measured from the ordinary high water mark on both sides of the river); determine which of the classes outlined in section 1273(b) of this title best fit the river or its various segments. Notice of the availability of the boundaries and classification, and of subsequent boundary amendments shall be published in the Federal Register and shall not become effective until ninety days after they have been forwarded to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.”

1987—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100–174 added unnumbered par. relating to North and South Fork of the Kern River, California.

Pub. L. 100–149 added unnumbered par. relating to Merced, California.

Subsec. (a)(56) to (61). Pub. L. 100–150, § 1(b), redesignated former par. (56), relating to Cache la Poudre, as (57), former par. (57), relating to Saline Bayou, as (58), former par. (58), relating to Black Creek, as (59), and designated pars. relating to Klickitat and White Salmon as pars. (60) and (61), respectively.

Subsec. (a)(62). Pub. L. 100–150, § 1(a), added par. (62).

1986—Subsec. (a)(51) to (55). Pub. L. 99–530 and Pub. L. 99–590, § 501(a), amended subsec. (a) identically, redesignating the pars. relating to the Au Sable River, the Tuolumne River, the Illinois River, and the Owyhee River as pars. (52) through (55), respectively.

Subsec. (a)(56). Pub. L. 99–590, § 101, added par. (56) appearing second relating to Cache la Poudre, Colorado.

Pub. L. 99–530 added par. (56) appearing first relating to Horsepasture, North Carolina.

Subsec. (a)(57), (58). Pub. L. 99–590, §§ 401, 601, added pars. (57) and (58).

Subsec. (a)(59), (60). Pub. L. 99–663 added two unnumbered pars., relating to Klickitat, Washington, and White Salmon, Washington, which were editorially designated as pars. (59) and (60), respectively.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99–590, § 501(b)(1)(A), substituted “one year from the date of designation of such component under subsection (a) of this section” for “one year from October 2, 1968”.

Pub. L. 99–590, § 501(b)(1)(B), which directed the amendment of subsec. (b) as follows: “Strike out the second parenthetical statement, ‘(which boundaries shall include an average of not more than 320 acres of land per mile measured from the ordinary high water mark on both sides of the river)’ ”, could not be executed because the quoted parenthetical statement did not appear in text. Rather, the amendment was executed by substituting the quoted parenthetical for “(which boundaries shall include an average of not more than three hundred and twenty acres per mile on both sides of the river)” as the probable intent of Congress in view of the directory wording in H.R. 4350 as introduced, reported, and passed by the House on Apr. 8, 1986, which read: “Strike out the second parenthetical statement and substitute the parenthetical statement”.

Pub. L. 99–590, § 501(b)(1)(C), struck out “; and prepare a plan for necessary developments in connection with its administration in accordance with such classification” after “its various segments”.

Pub. L. 99–590, § 501(b)(2), substituted “Notice of the availability of the boundaries and classification, and of subsequent boundary amendments” for “Said boundaries, classification, and development plans”.

Subsecs. (c), (d). Pub. L. 99–590, § 501(b)(3), added subsecs. (c) and (d).

1984—Subsec. (a)(16). Pub. L. 98–444, § 1, inserted “Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the installation and operation of facilities or other activities within or outside the boundaries of the Pere Marquette Wild and Scenic River for the control of the lamprey eel should be permitted subject to such restrictions and conditions as the Secretary of Agriculture may prescribe for the protection of water quality and other values of the river, including the wild and scenic characteristics of the river.”

Subsec. (a)(51). Pub. L. 98–444, § 2, added par. (51) set out second relating to Au Sable, Michigan.

Pub. L. 98–406 added par. (51) appearing first relating to Verde, Arizona.

Subsec. (a)(52). Pub. L. 98–494 added par. (52) appearing second relating to Illinois, Oregon.

Pub. L. 98–425 added par. (52) appearing first relating to Tuolumne, California.

Subsec. (a)(53). Pub. L. 98–494 added par. (53).

1980—Subsec. (a)(6). Pub. L. 96–580 authorized acquisition of part of Velie Estate acreage.

Subsec. (a)(22). Pub. L. 96–344 substituted in provision following subpar. (B) “which shall be established” for “which may be established”.

Subsec. (a)(24). Pub. L. 96–312 added par. (24).

Subsec. (a)(25) to (37). Pub. L. 96–487, § 601, added pars. (25) to (37).

Subsec. (a)(38) to (43). Pub. L. 96–487, § 602, added pars. (38) to (43).

Subsec. (a)(44) to (50). Pub. L. 96–487, § 603, added pars. (44) to (50).

1979—Subsec. (a)(19). Pub. L. 96–87 substituted “section 704(c) of the National Parks and Recreation Act of 1978” for “section 705(c) of the National Parks and Recreation Act of 1978”.

1978—Subsec. (a)(10). Pub. L. 95–625, § 755, increased appropriations authorization for Chattooga River to $5,200,000 from $2,000,000.

Subsec. (a)(16) to (23). Pub. L. 95–625, §§ 701–703, 704(a), 705–708, added pars. (16) to (23).

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 95–625, § 763(a), inserted “(except where a different date is provided in subsection (a) of this section)” after “one year from October 2, 1968”.

1976—Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 94–486, § 601, inserted “downstream from the confluence of its tributary streams one kilometer south of Beckwourth, California;” after “entire Middle Fork”.

Subsec. (a)(13). Pub. L. 94–486, § 101, added par. (13).

Subsec. (a)(14). Pub. L. 94–486, § 201, added par. (14).

Subsec. (a)(15). Pub. L. 94–486, § 301, added par. (15).

1975—Subsec. (a)(11), (12). Pub. L. 94–199 added pars. (11) and (12).

1974—Subsec. (a)(10). Pub. L. 93–279 added par. (10).

1972—Subsec. (a)(9). Pub. L. 92–560 added par. (9).

Change of Name

“Frank Church—River of No Return Wilderness” substituted in subsec. (a)(24)(D) for “River of No Return Wilderness” pursuant to Pub. L. 98–231, § 1, Mar. 14, 1984, 98 Stat. 60, which redesignated the River of No Return Wilderness as the Frank Church—River of No Return Wilderness.

Ex. Ord. No. 13428, Apr. 2, 2007, 72 F.R. 16693, provided that the Caribbean National Forest in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, referred to in subsec. (a)(166), is renamed the “El Yunque National Forest”.

Savings Provisions

Pub. L. 111–11, title I, § 1203(a)(2), Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1012, provided that: “The amendments made by paragraph (1) [amending this section] do not affect valid existing water rights.”

Pub. L. 111–11, title I, § 1303(a), Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1026, provided that: “Nothing in this subtitle [subtitle D (§§ 1301–1303) of title I of Pub. L. 111–11, amending this section and enacting and amending provisions listed in a table of Wilderness Areas set out under section 1132 of this title] shall be construed as diminishing any right of any Indian tribe.”

Pub. L. 111–11, title I, § 1805(b), Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1059, provided that: “The designation of Piru Creek under subsection (a) [amending this section] shall not affect valid rights in existence on the date of enactment of this Act [Mar. 30, 2009].”

Pub. L. 111–11, title I, § 1976(c), Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1088, provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] does not affect the agreement among the United States, the State [of Utah], the Washington County Water Conservancy District, and the Kane County Water Conservancy District entitled ‘Zion National Park Water Rights Settlement Agreement’ and dated December 4, 1996.”

Alaska; Administration of Wild and Scenic River Segments

Pub. L. 96–487, title VI, § 605, Dec. 2, 1980, 94 Stat. 2415, provided for administration of Wild and Scenic River segments of following Alaska rivers: Alagnak, Beaver Creek, Delta, Fortymile, Alatna, Aniakchak, Charley, Chilikadrotna, John, Kobuk, Mulchatna, Noatak, North Fork of the Koyukuk, Salmon, Tinayguk, Tlikakila, Andreafsky, Ivishak, Nowitna, Selawik, Sheenjek, Wind, Birch Creek, Gulkana, Unalakleet, Mosquito Fork, Champion Creek, Middle Fork, O’Brien Creek, Napoleon Creek, Franklin Creek, Uhler Creek, Walker Fork, West Fork, Dennison Fork, Logging Cabin Creek, Hutchinson Creek.

Arkansas; State Management of Segments of Cossatot River and Brushy Creek

Pub. L. 102–275, § 3, Apr. 22, 1992, 106 Stat. 125, provided that 10.4-mile segment of the Cossatot River and 0.3-mile segment of the Brushy Creek tributary were to be managed by the State of Arkansas as parts of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

Colorado; Administration of Wild and Scenic River Segments of Cache la Poudre River; Noninterference With Existing Decreed Water Rights

Pub. L. 99–590, title I, § 102, Oct. 30, 1986, 100 Stat. 3331, provided that inclusion of designated portions of Cache la Poudre River in Wild and Scenic Rivers System did not interfere with exercise of existing decreed water rights to water which had theretofore been stored or diverted by means of present capacity of storage, conveyance, or diversion structures that existed as of Oct. 30, 1986, or operation and maintenance of such structures, nor could inclusion of designated portions of Cache la Poudre River in Wild and Scenic Rivers System be utilized in any Federal proceeding, whether concerning a license, permit, right-of-way, or other Federal action, as a reason or basis to prohibit development or operation of any water impoundments, diversion facilities, and hydroelectric power and transmission facilities below Poudre Park located entirely downstream from and potentially affecting designated portions of Cache la Poudre River, or relocation of highway 14 to any point east of the north-south half section line of section 2, township 8 north, range 71 west of the sixth principal meridian, as necessary to provide access to Poudre Park around such facilities.

Connecticut; Management of Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Segments

Pub. L. 116–9, title I, § 1301(c), Mar. 12, 2019, 133 Stat. 685, set forth provisions relating to management of segments of the Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook designated by subsec. (a)(225) of this section, directed coordination of management responsibility, authorized cooperative agreements between Secretary of the Interior and State and local authorities, and set forth provisions relating to effect of designation of segments on the Rainbow Dam and Reservoir and acquisitions and management of land for purposes of the segments.

Connecticut and Rhode Island; Management of Wild, Scenic, and Recreational River Segments Within Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed

Pub. L. 116–9, title I, § 1302(b), Mar. 12, 2019, 133 Stat. 688, provided for management of wild, scenic, and recreational river segments within the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed designated by subsec. (a)(226) of this section and certain covered tributaries thereof under the Wood-Pawcatuck Wild and Scenic Rivers Stewardship Plan.

Connecticut; Management of Wild and Scenic River Segment of Eightmile River; Coordinating Committee; Cooperative Agreements; Land Management; Watershed Approach

Pub. L. 110–229, title III, § 344(c)–(h), May 8, 2008, 122 Stat. 799, 800, provided that the segments of the main stem and certain tributaries of the Eightmile River in Connecticut designated as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System be managed in accordance with the Eightmile River Watershed Management Plan; directed the Secretary of the Interior to coordinate management responsibilities of the Secretary with the Eightmile River Coordinating Committee; authorized the Secretary of the Interior to enter into cooperative agreements with State and local officials; directed that the Eightmile River not be administered as part of the National Park System; deemed certain local zoning ordinances to satisfy the standards and requirements of provisions of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act; and provided for a watershed approach to resource preservation and enhancement.

Connecticut; Management of Wild and Scenic River Segment of Farmington River; Definitions; Authorization of Appropriations

Pub. L. 103–313, §§ 4–6, Aug. 26, 1994, 108 Stat. 1700–1702, provided that Director of the National Park Service represent Secretary of the Interior on the Farmington River Coordinating Committee; directed Secretary to offer to enter into cooperative agreements with the State, its relevant political subdivisions, and Farmington River Watershed Association to facilitate the long-term protection, conservation, and enhancement of designated river segment; distinguished implementation of this Act from National Park Service administration of river segment and excluded river segment from National Park System; provided for evaluation of proposed water resources project; accepted local zoning ordinances; defined “Committee”, “Plan”, and “Secretary”; and authorized the appropriation of funds necessary to carry out Pub. L. 103–313.

Delaware and Pennsylvania; Administration of Wild and Scenic River Segments of White Clay Creek

Pub. L. 113–291, div. B, title XXX, § 3073(b)–(d), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3847, provided for administration of additional Wild and Scenic River segments of White Clay Creek, prohibited acquisition of land or interest in land by condemnation within the boundary of the additional segments, and provided that an activity or use outside the designated boundary of the additional segments would not be precluded, notwithstanding the designation of the additional segments as a component of the national wild and scenic rivers system and the fact that the activity or use could be seen or heard within the boundary of the additional segments.

Pub. L. 106–357, §§ 4–8, Oct. 24, 2000, 114 Stat. 1395, 1396, provided for administration of Wild and Scenic River segments of White Clay Creek, establishment of detailed boundaries, cooperative agreements with White Clay Creek Watershed Management Committee, representation of Secretary of the Interior by Director of the National Park Service in implementation of management plan, and authorization of the Secretary to provide assistance and funding for implementation of management plan; required that existing State and local zoning laws and ordinances be considered satisfactory under section 1277(c) of this title with respect to White Clay Creek river segments; and prohibited Federal acquisition of lands or interests in lands along White Clay Creek river segments and inclusion in National Park System.

Florida; Administration of Wild and Scenic River Segments of Wekiva River

Pub. L. 106–299, §§ 4–6, Oct. 13, 2000, 114 Stat. 1052–1054, provided for administration of Wild and Scenic River segments of Wekiva River, use of cooperative agreements, biennial review of compliance with comprehensive management plan, reports to Congress on deviations from such plans which could diminish value of river segments, planning assistance to local political jurisdictions, and establishment of the Wekiva River System Advisory Management Committee; and authorized appropriations.

Idaho; Maintenance or Replacement of Facilities and Structures at Smith Gulch

Pub. L. 116–9, title I, § 1104, Mar. 12, 2019, 133 Stat. 607, authorized the Secretary of Agriculture to maintain or replace facilities or structures for commercial recreation services at Smith Gulch to reduce the impact of commercial recreation facilities or services on wilderness or wild and scenic river resources and values.

Idaho; Salmon and Snake Rivers; Construction Prohibited on River Segments

Pub. L. 100–677, § 1, Nov. 17, 1988, 102 Stat. 4407, prohibited Federal Energy Regulatory Commission from issuing any preliminary permit, license, or exemption from licensing for construction of any dam, diversion or bypass under Federal Power Act (41 Stat. 1063), as amended [see section 791a of this title], on: (1) the Salmon River, Idaho, from Long Tom Bar to the confluence of the Snake River, or (2) the Snake River, Idaho, from the eastward extension of the north boundary of section 1, township 5 north, range 47 east, Willamette Meridian to the pool formed behind Lower Granite Dam, and provided that no dam may be constructed on those segments of the Salmon or Snake Rivers.

Idaho; Wild and Scenic River Segments Boundaries and Private Land Acquisition

Pub. L. 111–11, title I, § 1504(b), (c), Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1039, established an outer limit for the boundaries of the river segments added to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System by subtitle F (§ 1501–1508) of title I of Pub. L. 111–11, notwithstanding subsec. (b) of this section, and prohibited the Secretary of the Interior from acquiring private land within the exterior boundary of a wild and scenic river corridor without consent of the owner.

Idaho and Oregon; Administration of Wild and Scenic River Segments of Snake River and Rapid River

Pub. L. 94–199, § 3(b), Dec. 31, 1975, 89 Stat. 1118, provided for administration of Wild and Scenic River segments of Snake River, Idaho and Oregon, and Rapid River, Idaho.

Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Management of Scenic River Segments of Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit Rivers

Pub. L. 116–9, title I, § 1303(b), Mar. 12, 2019, 133 Stat. 690, set forth provisions relating to management of scenic river segments of the Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit Rivers designated by subsec. (a)(227) of this section under the Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit Rivers Stewardship Plan, directed coordination of management responsibility, authorized cooperative agreements between Secretary of the Interior and State and local authorities, and set forth provisions relating to effect of designation of segments on existing hydroelectric facilities and acquisitions and management of land for purposes of the segments.

Massachusetts; Management of Wild and Scenic River Segments of Taunton River

Pub. L. 111–11, title V, § 5003(b), Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1152, as amended by Pub. L. 114–289, title VI, § 601(k), Dec. 16, 2016, 130 Stat. 1491, provided for management of certain wild and scenic river segments of the Taunton River pursuant to the Taunton River Stewardship Plan.

Massachusetts; Administration of Wild and Scenic River Segments of Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Rivers; Authorization of Appropriations

Pub. L. 106–20, § 2(c)–(f), Apr. 9, 1999, 113 Stat. 31, 32, provided for Federal role in management of Wild and Scenic River segments of Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Rivers, directed Secretary of the Interior to consider extent to which proposed water resources projects were consistent with management of river segments, limited rights of United States Government to acquire interests in land along river segments, and authorized $100,000 to be appropriated for each fiscal year to carry out management plan.

Michigan; Administration of Wild, Scenic, and Recreational River Segments Designated Under Michigan Scenic Rivers Act of 1991

Pub. L. 102–249, § 6, Mar. 3, 1992, 106 Stat. 51, provided that Pub. L. 102–249, the Michigan Scenic Rivers Act of 1991, did not enlarge, diminish, or modify responsibilities of the State of Michigan regarding hunting, fishing, and trapping with reference to designated river segments, that facilities and activities for control of sea lamprey were allowed, that traditional public access routes to designated river segments were to be maintained with conditions, and that the Act did not enlarge, diminish, or modify the limitation on land acquisition contained in section 1277(b) of this title.

Minnesota and Wisconsin; Administration of Wild and Scenic River of Lower Saint Croix River

Pub. L. 92–560, §§ 3–6, Oct. 25, 1972, 86 Stat. 1174, provided for administration of Wild and Scenic River segments of Lower Saint Croix River along Minnesota-Wisconsin border, acquisition of property, maintenance of navigation rights, and authorization of appropriations.

Missouri; Administration of Eleven Point Wild and Scenic Corridor

Pub. L. 102–220, § 3, Dec. 11, 1991, 105 Stat. 1674, authorized Secretary to manage lands, waters, and interests within The Eleven Point Wild and Scenic Corridor pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See section 3 of Pub. L. 102–220 set out as a note under section 539h of this title.

Montana; East Rosebud Creek; Adjacent Management

Pub. L. 115–229, § 3(b), Aug. 2, 2018, 132 Stat. 1630, provided that nothing in 16 U.S.C. 1274(a)(213), designating certain portions of East Rosebud Creek as a wild and scenic river segment, created a protective perimeter or buffer zone outside the designated boundary of the river segment and that the fact that an otherwise authorized activity or use could be seen or heard within the boundary of the designated river segment did not preclude the activity or use outside the boundary of the river segment.

Montana; Administration of Wild and Scenic River Segment of Missouri River

Pub. L. 94–486, title II, §§ 202, 203, Oct. 12, 1976, 90 Stat. 2327, 2328, as amended by Pub. L. 100–552, § 5, Oct. 28, 1988, 102 Stat. 2768, provided for administration of wild and scenic river segment of the Missouri River known as Missouri Breaks Freeflowing River segment, establishment of detailed boundaries, acquisition of lands and interests in lands, and construction of visitor facilities in or near Fort Benton.

Nebraska; Niobrara River; Designation of 6-Mile Segment as Component of National Wild and Scenic Rivers System

Pub. L. 102–50, § 3(b), May 24, 1991, 105 Stat. 254, provided that: “If, within 5 years after the date of enactment of this Act [May 24, 1991], funds are not authorized and appropriated for the construction of a water resources project on the 6-mile segment of the Niobrara River from its confluence with Chimney Creek to its confluence with Rock Creek, at the expiration of such 5-year period the 6-mile segment shall be designated as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System by operation of law, to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior in accordance with sections 4 and 5 of this Act [see below] and the applicable provisions of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1271–1287). The Secretary of the Interior shall publish notification to that effect in the Federal Register.”

New Hampshire; Lamprey River Advisory Committee

Pub. L. 104–333, div. I, title IV, § 405(b), Nov. 12, 1996, 110 Stat. 4149, as amended by Pub. L. 106–176, title I, § 106(b), Mar. 10, 2000, 114 Stat. 26; Pub. L. 106–192, § 2(b)(1), May 2, 2000, 114 Stat. 233, provided that Secretary of the Interior coordinate his management responsibilities with respect to Lamprey River, New Hampshire, with Lamprey River Advisory Committee, that zoning ordinances adopted by towns of Epping, Durham, Lee, and Newmarket, New Hampshire, be deemed to satisfy section 1277(c) of this title, and that Secretary’s land acquisition be limited to acquisition by donation or acquisition with consent of donor and be subject to additional criteria of Lamprey River Management Plan.

New Jersey; Administration of Wild and Scenic River Segments of Maurice and Manumuskin Rivers and Menantico and Muskee Creeks

Pub. L. 103–162, § 3, Dec. 1, 1993, 107 Stat. 1970, provided for administration of Wild and Scenic River segments of Maurice and Manumuskin Rivers and Menantico and Muskee Creeks, New Jersey, planning assistance to local political subdivisions, segment additions, and appropriations to carry out administrative functions.

New Jersey; Administration of Wild and Scenic River Segments of Great Egg Harbor River

Pub. L. 102–536, § 2, Oct. 27, 1992, 106 Stat. 3529, provided for administration of Wild and Scenic River segments of Great Egg Harbor River, New Jersey, review of local river management plans, biennial review of compliance with local river management plans, reports to Congress on deviations from such plans which could diminish value of river segments, and authorization of appropriations.

New Jersey; Administration of Wild and Scenic River Segments of Musconetcong River

Pub. L. 109–452, §§ 3, 5, Dec. 22, 2006, 120 Stat. 3363, 3364, defined terms, provided that Secretary of the Interior manage certain Musconetcong River segments in New Jersey in accordance with management plan in cooperation with appropriate agencies, provided for designation of additional river segment, and authorized appropriations to carry out Pub. L. 109–452.

New Jersey and Pennsylvania; Administration of Wild and Scenic River Segments of Lower Delaware River and Associated Tributaries

Pub. L. 106–418, §§ 4, 5, Nov. 1, 2000, 114 Stat. 1818, 1821, provided for administration of Wild and Scenic River segments of Lower Delaware River in accordance with the Lower Delaware River Management Plan and in cooperation with Federal, State, regional, and local agencies, provided that the Plan be considered to satisfy subsec. (d) of this section, provided that zoning ordinances of municipalities bordering the segments be considered to satisfy section 1277(c) of this title, and contained provisions relating to consideration of the effect of proposed water resources projects on the segments, requirements for cooperative agreements, provision by the Secretary of the Interior of planning, financial, and technical assistance, designation of certain additional segments as a recreational river or scenic river, and authorization of appropriations.

New Mexico; Rio Grande Citizens Advisory Board

Pub. L. 103–242, § 4, May 4, 1994, 108 Stat. 611, directed Secretary of the Interior, acting through Director of the Bureau of Land Management, to obtain and consider views of residents of village of Pilar and of owners of property adjoining Rio Grande River segments concerning implementation of Pub. L. 103–242.

New York and Pennsylvania; Administration of Wild and Scenic River Segment of Upper Delaware River

Pub. L. 95–625, title VII, § 704(b)–(j), Nov. 10, 1978, 92 Stat. 3523–3527, as amended by Pub. L. 96–87, title IV, § 401(p)(2), Oct. 12, 1979, 93 Stat. 666; Pub. L. 100–412, § 1, Aug. 22, 1988, 102 Stat. 1100, provided for administration of Upper Delaware River along New York-Pennsylvania border between Hancock, New York, and Sparrow Bush, New York, including creation of Upper Delaware Citizens Advisory Council. See also Pub. L. 106–119, Dec. 3, 1999, 113 Stat. 1604.

Oregon; Management of Rogue River and Associated Tributaries; Withdrawal of Federal Lands; Additional Protections for Tributaries

Pub. L. 116–9, title I, § 1205(a)(1)(B)–(D), Mar. 12, 2019, 133 Stat. 658, provided for the management of the river segments designated by subsec. (a)(5)(B) of this section as part of the Rogue Wild and Scenic River, withdrew Federal land within the boundaries of such river segments from certain public land laws, mining laws, and laws pertaining to mineral and geothermal leasing, and prohibited the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission or any other Federal department or agency from licensing or assisting in the construction of water resource projects on certain Rogue River tributaries.

Oregon; Withdrawal of Federal Land on Elk River

Pub. L. 116–9, title I, § 1205(a)(5)(A)(ii), Mar. 12, 2019, 133 Stat. 664, provided for the withdrawal of Federal land within the boundaries of segments of the Elk River designated by subsec. (a)(76) of this section from certain public land laws, mining laws, and laws pertaining to mineral and geothermal leasing.

Oregon; Administration of Scenic River Segment of Elk Creek; Deauthorization of Elk Creek Project; Withdrawal of Federal Lands

Pub. L. 116–9, title I, § 1205(a)(5)(B)(ii), (iii), Mar. 12, 2019, 133 Stat. 665, provided for the determination of the lateral boundaries of the scenic river segment of Elk Creek designated by subsec. (a)(223) of this section, deauthorized the Elk Creek Project originally authorized under the Flood Control Act of 1962, and withdrew Federal land within the boundaries of the river segments designated by pars. (217) to (223) of subsec. (a) of this section from certain public land laws, mining laws, and laws pertaining to mineral and geothermal leasing.

Oregon; Crooked River; Relation to Existing Laws and Statutory Obligations

Pub. L. 113–244, § 8, Dec. 18, 2014, 128 Stat. 2869, provided that, with several exceptions, nothing in Pub. L. 113–244 authorized the Secretary to store and release the “first fill” quantities provided for in section 6 of the Act of August 6, 1956 (as added by section 4 of Pub. L. 113–244, 128 Stat. 2865) for any purposes other than the purposes provided for in that section, and that nothing in Pub. L. 113–244 altered any responsibilities under Oregon or Federal law, including section 1536 of this title.

Oregon; Administration of Indian Treaty Lands and Authorization of Appropriations for Wild and Scenic River Segments

Pub. L. 100–557, title I, §§ 105, 106, Oct. 28, 1988, 102 Stat. 2791, provided for administration of, and authorization of appropriations for, segments of the following Oregon rivers: Big Marsh Creek, Chetco, Clackamas, Crescent Creek, Crooked, Deschutes, Donner and Blitzen, Eagle Creek, Elk, Grant Ronde, Imnaha, John Day, Joseph Creek, Little Deschutes, Lostine, Malheur, McKenzie, Metolius, Minam, North Fork Crooked, North Fork John Day, North Fork Malheur, North Fork of the Middle Fork of the Millamette, North Fork Owyhee, North Fork Smith, North Fork Sprague, North Powder, North Umpqua, Powder, Quartzville Creek, Roaring, Salmon, Sandy, South Fork John Day, Squaw Creek, Sycan, Upper Rogue, Wenaha, West Little Owyhee, and White.

Pennsylvania; Allegheny River; Designation of Segments as Wild and Scenic River; Advisory Councils; Administration; Authorization of Appropriations

Pub. L. 102–271, §§ 1–3, 6, Apr. 20, 1992, 106 Stat. 108–111, provided that the designated portions of the Allegheny River were so designated in order to preserve and protect for present and future generations outstanding scenic, natural, recreational, scientific, historic, and ecological values and to protect, preserve, and enhance the fisheries resources associated with the designated segments, directed the Secretary of Agriculture to establish advisory councils to advise the Secretary on the establishment of final boundaries and management of river segments, directed the Secretary of Agriculture to take the necessary steps for the administration of the designated river segments, and authorized the appropriation of the funds necessary to carry out Pub. L. 102–271, which amended sections 1274 and 1276 of this title.

Puerto Rico; Rivers of Caribbean National Forest; Special Management Considerations; Preservation of Commonwealth Authority

Pub. L. 107–365, § 2(c), (d), Dec. 19, 2002, 116 Stat. 3028, provided that the amendment by section 2(b) of Pub. L. 107–365 to this section and the applicability of this chapter to segments of the rivers of Caribbean National Forest (now El Yunque National Forest) were not to be construed to prevent various scientific research activities within the boundaries of these river segments, but that those activities were subject to such conditions as the Secretary of Agriculture considered desirable, and provided that section 2 of Pub. L. 107–365, amending this section, did not limit the authority of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico over its waters and natural channels of public domain.

South Dakota and Nebraska; Administration of Wild and Scenic River Segments of Niobrara and Missouri Rivers

Pub. L. 102–50, §§ 4–7, 8, formerly § 9, May 24, 1991, 105 Stat. 255–258; § 9 renumbered § 8, Pub. L. 105–362, title IX, § 901(g)(2), Nov. 10, 1998, 112 Stat. 3290, set acreage limits on lands acquired by Secretary of the Interior along the segments of the Niobrara River designated under section 2 of Pub. L. 102–50, provided for establishment of the Niobrara Scenic River Advisory Commission, required establishment of a recreational river advisory group by Secretary to be consulted in the administration of the segment of the Missouri River designated under section 2 of Pub. L. 102–50, directed that the designation of the river segment not place any additional requirements on placement of bridges, authorized use of erosion control techniques to protect water resource values along designated river segment, called for study of feasibility and suitability of possible designation of lands in Knox and Boyd Counties, Nebraska, as a national recreation area, and authorized appropriation of sums necessary to carry out provisions of Pub. L. 102–50.

Utah; Incorporation of Acquired Non-Federal Land

Pub. L. 116–9, title I, § 1241(b), Mar. 12, 2019, 133 Stat. 676, provided that: “If the United States acquires any non-Federal land within or adjacent to a river segment of the Green River designated by paragraph (224) of section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)) (as added by subsection (a)), the acquired land shall be incorporated in, and be administered as part of, the applicable wild, scenic, or recreational river.”

Pub. L. 111–11, title I, § 1976(b), Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1088, provided that: “If the United States acquires any non-Federal land within or adjacent to Zion National Park that includes a river segment that is contiguous to a river segment of the Virgin River designated as a wild, scenic, or recreational river by paragraph (204) of section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)) (as added by subsection (a)), the acquired river segment shall be incorporated in, and be administered as part of, the applicable wild, scenic, or recreational river.”

Vermont; Management of Missisquoi River and Trout River Segments

Pub. L. 113–291, div. B, title XXX, § 3072(b), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3844, set forth provisions relating to management within and adjacent to Missisquoi River and Trout River segments designated by subsec. (a)(212) of this section, directed coordination of management responsibility, authorized cooperative agreements between Secretary of the Interior and State and local authorities, and set forth provisions relating to effect of designation of segments on existing hydroelectric facilities and acquisitions and management of land for purposes of the segments.

Washington; Illabot Creek Segment; Management Within and Without Boundary

Pub. L. 113–291, div. B, title XXX, § 3071(b), (c), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3844, prohibited acquisition of land or interest in land by condemnation within the boundary of the river segment designated by subsec. (a)(211) of this section and provided that an activity or use outside the boundary of the segment would not be precluded, notwithstanding the designation of the segment as a component of the national wild and scenic rivers system and the fact that the activity or use could be seen or heard within the boundary of the segment.

Washington; Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Segment; Management Within and Without Boundary

Pub. L. 113–291, div. B, title XXX, § 3060(b)(2), (3), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3816, prohibited acquisition of land or interest in land by condemnation within the boundary of the river segment designated by subsec. (a)(209) of this section and provided that an activity or use outside the boundary of the segment would not be precluded, notwithstanding the designation of the segment as a component of the national wild and scenic rivers system and the fact that the activity or use could be seen or heard within the boundary of the segment.

West Virginia; Wild and Scenic River Segments of Bluestone and Meadow Rivers; Public Awareness Program

Pub. L. 100–534, title IV, § 403, Oct. 26, 1988, 102 Stat. 2707, directed Secretary of the Interior to establish a public awareness program to be carried out in Mercer, Nicholas, and Greenbrier Counties, West Virginia, in cooperation with State and local agencies, landowners, and other concerned organizations, to further public understanding of the effects of designation as components of National Wild and Scenic Rivers System of segments of Bluestone and Meadow Rivers which were found eligible in studies completed by National Park Service in August 1983 but which were not designated as units of such system, with Secretary to submit a report to Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of United States House of Representatives and to Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of United States Senate by Dec. 31, 1992, describing the program.

Wyoming; Definitions; Administration of Wild and Scenic River Segments of Snake River Headwaters

Pub. L. 111–11, title V, § 5002(c), (e), Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1148, 1150, as amended by Pub. L. 114–289, title VI, § 601(j), Dec. 16, 2016, 130 Stat. 1491, provided for administration of Wild and Scenic River segments of Snake River Headwaters; required Secretary concerned to develop a management plan for each such river segment and apply for quantification of water rights reserved by each such river segment; allowed such Secretary to carry out activities at United States Geological Survey stream gauges on the Snake River; prohibited such Secretary’s acquisition of property or interest in property within such river segments without owner’s consent; and enacted savings provisions.