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§ 460gg. Establishment
(a) In general
(b) Boundaries; publication in Federal Register
(Pub. L. 94–199, § 1, Dec. 31, 1975, 89 Stat. 1117; Pub. L. 95–625, title VI, § 607, Nov. 10, 1978, 92 Stat. 3520.)
§ 460gg–1. Wilderness designation
(a) Map designation
(b) Application of Wilderness Act
(Pub. L. 94–199, § 2, Dec. 31, 1975, 89 Stat. 1117.)
§ 460gg–2. Federal power and water resources projects
(a) Licenses by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
(b) Assistance detrimental to protected waters
(Pub. L. 94–199, § 4, Dec. 31, 1975, 89 Stat. 1118; Pub. L. 95–91, title IV, § 402(a)(1)(A), Aug. 4, 1977, 91 Stat. 583.)
§ 460gg–3. Present and future use of Snake River
(a) Waters upstream from boundaries of area
(b) Flow requirements
(Pub. L. 94–199, § 6, Dec. 31, 1975, 89 Stat. 1118.)
§ 460gg–4. Administration, protection, and development
Except as otherwise provided in section 460gg–1 of this title and section 3 of this Act, and subject to the provisions of section 460gg–7 of this title, the Secretary shall administer the recreation area in accordance with the laws, rules, and regulations applicable to the national forests for public outdoor recreation in a manner compatible with the following objectives:
(1) the maintenance and protection of the freeflowing nature of the rivers within the recreation area;
(2) conservation of scenic, wilderness, cultural, scientific, and other values contributing to the public benefit;
(3) preservation, especially in the area generally known as Hells Canyon, of all features and peculiarities believed to be biologically unique including, but not limited to, rare and endemic plant species, rare combinations of aquatic, terrestrial, and atmospheric habitats, and the rare combinations of outstanding and diverse ecosystems and parts of ecosystems associated therewith;
(4) protection and maintenance of fish and wildlife habitat;
(5) protection of archeological and paleontologic sites and interpretation of these sites for the public benefit and knowledge insofar as it is compatible with protection;
(6) preservation and restoration of historic sites associated with and typifying the economic and social history of the region and the American West; and
(7) such management, utilization, and disposal of natural resources on federally owned lands, including, but not limited to, timber harvesting by selective cutting, mining, and grazing and the continuation of such existing uses and developments as are compatible with the provisions of this subchapter.
(Pub. L. 94–199, § 7, Dec. 31, 1975, 89 Stat. 1118.)
§ 460gg–5. Management plan for recreation area
(a) Development and submission
(b) Consideration of historic, archeological and paleontological resources; inventory; recommendation of areas for listing in National Register of Historic Places; recommendation for protection and research of resources
(c) Scenic roads and other means of transit
(d) Wilderness areas; review by Secretary; recommendations of President to Congress; notice of hearings and meetings
(e) Public participation in reviews and preparation of plan; cooperation of other Federal agencies
(f) Continuation of ongoing activities
(Pub. L. 94–199, § 8, Dec. 31, 1975, 89 Stat. 1119.)
§ 460gg–6. Acquisition of property
(a) Authority of Secretary; manner of acquisition
(b) Acquisition without consent of owners; limitations; scenic easements
(c) Donation of Oregon land; donation or exchange of Idaho land
(d) “Scenic easement” defined
(e) Offers to sell land; hardship from delay
(f) Exchange of land; equalization payments
(g) Acquisition of mineral interests
(h) Transfer of Federal property to Secretary
(Pub. L. 94–199, § 9, Dec. 31, 1975, 89 Stat. 1120.)
§ 460gg–7. Rules and regulations
The Secretary shall promulgate, and may amend, such rules and regulations as he deems necessary to accomplish the purposes of this subchapter. Such rules and regulations shall include, but are not limited to—
(a) standards for the use and development of privately owned property within the recreation area, which rules or regulations the Secretary may, to the extent he deems advisable, implement with the authorities delegated to him in section 460gg–6 of this title, and which may differ among the various parcels of land within the recreation area;
(b) standards and guidelines to insure the full protection and preservation of the historic, archeological, and paleontological resources in the recreation area;
(c) provision for the control of the use of motorized and mechanical equipment for transportation over, or alteration of, the surface of any Federal land within the recreation area;
(d) provision for the control of the use and number of motorized and nonmotorized river craft: Provided, That the use of such craft is hereby recognized as a valid use of the Snake River within the recreation area; and
(e) standards for such management, utilization, and disposal of natural resources on federally owned lands, including but not limited to, timber harvesting by selective cutting, mining, and grazing and the continuation of such existing uses and developments as are compatible with the provisions of this subchapter.
(Pub. L. 94–199, § 10, Dec. 31, 1975, 89 Stat. 1121.)
§ 460gg–8. Lands withdrawn from location, entry, and patent under United States mining laws

Notwithstanding the provisions of section 1133(d)(2) of this title and subject to valid existing rights, all Federal lands located in the recreation area are hereby withdrawn from all forms of location, entry, and patent under the mining laws of the United States, and from disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral leasing and all amendments thereto.

(Pub. L. 94–199, § 11, Dec. 31, 1975, 89 Stat. 1122.)
§ 460gg–9. Hunting and fishing

The Secretary shall permit hunting and fishing on lands and waters under his jurisdiction within the boundaries of the recreation area in accordance with applicable laws of the United States and the States wherein the lands and waters are located except that the Secretary may designate zones where, and establish periods when, no hunting or fishing shall be permitted for reasons for public safety, administration, or public use and enjoyment. Except in emergencies, any regulations of the Secretary pursuant to this section shall be put into effect only after consultation with the appropriate State fish and game department.

(Pub. L. 94–199, § 12, Dec. 31, 1975, 89 Stat. 1122.)
§ 460gg–10. Ranching, grazing, etc., as valid uses of area

Ranching, grazing, farming, timber harvesting, and the occupation of homes and lands associated therewith, as they exist on December 31, 1975, are recognized as traditional and valid uses of the recreation area.

(Pub. L. 94–199, § 13, Dec. 31, 1975, 89 Stat. 1122.)
§ 460gg–11. Civil and criminal jurisdiction of Idaho and Oregon

Nothing in this subchapter shall diminish, enlarge, or modify any right of the States of Idaho, Oregon, or any political subdivisions thereof, to exercise civil and criminal jurisdiction within the recreation area or of rights to tax persons, corporations, franchises, or property, including mineral or other interests, in or on lands or waters within the recreation area.

(Pub. L. 94–199, § 14, Dec. 31, 1975, 89 Stat. 1122.)
§ 460gg–12.

The Secretary may cooperate with other Federal agencies, with State and local public agencies, and with private individuals and agencies in the development and operation of facilities and services in the area in furtherance of the purposes of this subchapter, including, but not limited to, restoration and maintenance of the historic setting and background of towns and settlements within the recreation area.

(Pub. L. 94–199, § 15, Dec. 31, 1975, 89 Stat. 1122.)
§ 460gg–13. Authorization of appropriations
(a) Acquisition of lands
(b) Development of recreation facilities
(c) Inventory, identification, development and protection of historic and archeological sites
(Pub. L. 94–199, § 16, Dec. 31, 1975, 89 Stat. 1122.)