[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 124, 111th Congress, 2nd Session]
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Public Law 111-206
111th Congress

An Act


 
To interchange the administrative jurisdiction of certain Federal lands
between the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management, 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.

This Act may be cited as the ``Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Administrative Jurisdiction Transfer Act''.
SEC. 2. TRANSFER OF ADMINISTRATIVE JURISDICTION TO THE BUREAU OF
LAND MANAGEMENT.

(a) In General.--Administrative jurisdiction over the Federal land
described in subsection (b) is transferred from the Secretary of
Agriculture to the Secretary of the Interior.
(b) Description of Land.--The Federal land referred to in subsection
(a) is the land within the Shasta-Trinity National Forest in California,
Mount Diablo Meridian, as generally depicted on the map entitled
``Shasta-Trinity Administrative Jurisdiction Transfer: Transfer from
Forest Service to BLM, Map 1'' and dated November 23, 2009.
(c) Management and Status of Transferred Land.--The Federal land
described in subsection (b) shall be administered in accordance with--
(1) the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43
U.S.C. 1701 et seq.); and
(2) any other applicable law (including regulations).
SEC. 3. TRANSFER OF ADMINISTRATIVE JURISDICTION TO THE FOREST
SERVICE.

(a) In General.--Administrative jurisdiction over the Federal land
described in subsection (b) is transferred from the Secretary of the
Interior to the Secretary of Agriculture.
(b) Description of Land.--The Federal land referred to in subsection
(a) is the land administered by the Director of the Bureau of Land
Management in the Mount Diablo Meridian, California, as generally
depicted on the map entitled ``Shasta-Trinity Administrative
Jurisdiction Transfer: Transfer from BLM to Forest Service, Map 2'' and
dated November 23, 2009.
(c) Management and Status of Transferred Land.--
(1) In general.--The Federal land described in subsection
(b) shall be--
(A) withdrawn from the public domain;
(B) reserved for administration as part of the
Shasta-Trinity National Forest; and

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(C) managed in accordance with the laws (including
the regulations) generally applicable to the National
Forest System.
(2) Wilderness administration.--The land transferred to the
Secretary of Agriculture under subsection (a) that is within the
Trinity Alps Wilderness shall--
(A) not affect the wilderness status of the
transferred land; and
(B) be administered in accordance with--
(i) this section;
(ii) the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et
seq.); and
(iii) the California Wilderness Act of 1984
(16 U.S.C. 1132 note; Public Law 98-425).
SEC. 4. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS.

(a) Corrections.--
(1) Minor adjustments.--The Secretary of Agriculture and the
Secretary of the Interior may, by mutual agreement, make minor
corrections and adjustments to the transfers under this Act to
facilitate land management, including corrections and
adjustments to any applicable surveys.
(2) Publications.--Any <> corrections or
adjustments made under subsection (a) shall be effective on the
date of publication of a notice of the corrections or
adjustments in the Federal Register.

(b) Hazardous Substances.--
(1) Notice.--The Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary
of the Interior shall, with respect to the land described in
sections 2(b) and 3(b), respectively--
(A) identify any known sites containing hazardous
substances; and
(B) provide to the head of the Federal agency to
which the land is being transferred notice of any sites
identified under subparagraph (A).
(2) Cleanup obligations.--To the same extent as on the day
before the date of enactment of this Act, with respect to any
Federal liability--
(A) the Secretary of Agriculture shall remain
responsible for any cleanup of hazardous substances on
the Federal land described in section 2(b); and
(B) the Secretary of the Interior shall remain
responsible for any cleanup of hazardous substances on
the Federal land described in section 3(b).

(c) Effect on Existing Rights and Authorizations.--Nothing in this
Act affects--
(1) any valid existing rights; or
(2) the validity or term and conditions of any existing
withdrawal, right-of-way, easement, lease, license, or permit on
the land to which administrative jurisdiction is transferred
under this Act, except that beginning on the date of enactment
of this Act, the head of the agency to which administrative
jurisdiction over the land is transferred shall be responsible
for administering the interests or authorizations (including

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reissuing the interests or authorizations in accordance with
applicable law).

Approved July 27, 2010.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 689:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 111-108 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 111-145 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
Vol. 155 (2009):
June 2, considered and passed House.
Vol. 156 (2010):
May 7, considered and passed Senate,
amended.
July 13, House concurred in Senate
amendment.