[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 120, 109th Congress, 2nd Session]
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120 STAT. 2701

Public Law 109-391
109th Congress

An Act


 
To adjust the boundaries of the Ouachita National Forest in the States
of Oklahoma and Arkansas.  NOTE: Dec. 12, 2006 -  [H.R. 5690]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress  NOTE: Ouachita National Forest
Boundary Adjustment Act of 2006.  assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Ouachita National Forest Boundary
Adjustment Act of 2006''.
SEC. 2. BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT, OUACHITA NATIONAL FOREST, OKLAHOMA
AND ARKANSAS.

(a) Boundary Adjustment.--The boundaries of the Ouachita National
Forest in the States of Oklahoma and Arkansas are hereby modified as
generally depicted on the following maps, all dated May 15, 2001, and
more particularly delineated and described according to the final
boundary adjustment maps and boundary descriptions filed in the Office
of the Chief of the Forest Service:
(1) The map entitled ``Ouachita National Forest Boundary
Extension for the Broken Bow Area''.
(2) The map entitled ``Ouachita National Forest Boundary
Extension for the Southern Tiak Area''.
(3) The map entitled ``Ouachita National Forest Boundary
Extension for the Northern Ouachita Area''.
(4) The map entitled ``Ouachita National Forest Boundary
Extension for the Southern Ouachita Area''.
(5) The map entitled ``Ouachita National Forest Boundary
Extension for the Eastern Ouachita Area''.

(b) Availability and Correction.--The maps referred to in subsection
(a) shall be on file and available for public inspection in the Office
of the Chief of the Forest Service. The Secretary of Agriculture may
make minor corrections to the maps.
(c) Management of Acquired Land.--Any federally-owned lands that
have been or hereafter may be acquired for National Forest System
purposes within the boundaries of the Ouachita National Forest, as
modified by subsection (a), shall be managed as lands acquired under the
Act of March 1, 1911 (commonly known as the Weeks Act), and in
accordance with the other laws and regulations pertaining to the
National Forest System. Nothing in this subsection shall limit the
authority of the Secretary of Agriculture to adjust the boundaries of
the Ouachita National Forest pursuant to section 11 of such Act (16
U.S.C. 521).
(d) Relation to Land and Water Conservation Fund Act.--For purposes
of section 7 of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (16
U.S.C. 460l-9), the boundaries of the Ouachita

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National Forest, as modified by subsection (a), shall be considered to
be boundaries of the Ouachita National Forest as of January 1, 1965.

Approved December 12, 2006.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 5690:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 152 (2006):
Sept. 27, considered and passed House.
Nov. 16, considered and passed Senate.