[USC02] 16 USC CHAPTER 1, SUBCHAPTER CXXXI: MOOSALAMOO NATIONAL RECREATION AREA
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16 USC CHAPTER 1, SUBCHAPTER CXXXI: MOOSALAMOO NATIONAL RECREATION AREA
From Title 16—CONSERVATIONCHAPTER 1—NATIONAL PARKS, MILITARY PARKS, MONUMENTS, AND SEASHORES

SUBCHAPTER CXXXI—MOOSALAMOO NATIONAL RECREATION AREA

§460ttt. Designation

Certain Federal land managed by the United States Forest Service, comprising approximately 15,857 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled "Moosalamoo National Recreation Area—Proposed", dated September 2006, is designated as the "Moosalamoo National Recreation Area".

(Pub. L. 109–382, title II, §221, Dec. 1, 2006, 120 Stat. 2676.)

Short Title

Pub. L. 109–382, §1(a), Dec. 1, 2006, 120 Stat. 2673, provided that: "This Act [enacting this subchapter and provisions set out as notes under this section and amending provisions listed in a table of Wilderness Areas under section 1132 of this title] may be cited as the 'New England Wilderness Act of 2006'."

Definitions

Pub. L. 109–382, §2, Dec. 1, 2006, 120 Stat. 2673, provided that: "In this Act [see Short Title note above], the term 'Secretary' means the Secretary of Agriculture, acting through the Chief of the Forest Service."

Pub. L. 109–382, title II, §201, Dec. 1, 2006, 120 Stat. 2675, provided that: "In this title [enacting this subchapter and amending provisions listed in a table of Wilderness Areas under section 1132 of this title]:

"(1) Management plan.—The term 'Management Plan' means the Green Mountain National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan.

"(2) State.—The term 'State' means the State of Vermont."

§460ttt–1. Map and description

(a) In general

As soon as practicable after December 1, 2006, the Secretary shall file a map and a legal description of the national recreation area designated by section 460ttt of this title with—

(1) the Committee on Resources of the House of Representatives;

(2) the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives; and

(3) the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate.

(b) Force of law

A map and legal description filed under subsection (a) shall have the same force and effect as if included in this subchapter, except that the Secretary may correct clerical and typographical errors in the map and legal description.

(c) Public availability

Each map and legal description filed under subsection (a) shall be filed and made available for public inspection in the Office of the Chief of the Forest Service.

(Pub. L. 109–382, title II, §222, Dec. 1, 2006, 120 Stat. 2676.)

Change of Name

Committee on Resources of House of Representatives changed to Committee on Natural Resources of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 6, One Hundred Tenth Congress, Jan. 5, 2007.

§460ttt–2. Administration of national recreation area

(a) In general

Subject to valid rights existing on December 1, 2006, the Secretary shall administer the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area in accordance with—

(1) laws (including rules and regulations) applicable to units of the National Forest System; and

(2) the management direction (including objectives, standards, and guidelines) established for the Moosalamoo Recreation and Education Management Area under the Management Plan.

(b) Fish and wildlife

Nothing in this subchapter affects the jurisdiction of the State with respect to wildlife and fish on the public land located in the State.

(c) Escarpment and ecological areas

Nothing in this subchapter prevents the Secretary from managing the Green Mountain Escarpment Management Area and the Ecological Special Areas, as described in the Management Plan.

(Pub. L. 109–382, title II, §223, Dec. 1, 2006, 120 Stat. 2677.)