H. R. 6366

To modify the boundary of the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument to include certain Federal land in Lake County, California, and for other purposes.

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117 HR 6366 IH: Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion Act

U.S. House of Representatives

2022-01-10

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117th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6366

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 10, 2022

Mr. Garamendi

(for himself and

Mr. Thompson of California

) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the

Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To modify the boundary of the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument to include certain Federal land in Lake County, California, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the

Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion Act

.

2.

Definitions

In this Act:

(1)

Walker Ridge (Molok Luyuk) Addition

The term

Walker Ridge (Molok Luyuk) Addition

means the approximately 3,925 acres of Federal land administered by the Bureau of Land Management land in Lake County, California, and identified as

Proposed Walker Ridge (Molok Luyuk) Addition

on the Map and all lands and interest in lands therein and objects thereon.

(2)

Map

The term

Map

means the map entitled

Proposed Walker Ridge (Molok Luyuk) Addition Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument

and dated October 26, 2021.

(3)

Molok Luyuk

The term

Molok Luyuk

means Condor Ridge (in the Patwin language).

(4)

National monument

The term

National Monument

means the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument established by Presidential Proclamation 9298 of July 10, 2015 (80 Fed. Reg. 41975 (July 15, 2015)), and all lands and interest in lands therein and all objects thereon identified by such Presidential Proclamation.

3.

National monument expansion

(a)

Boundary modification

The boundary of the National Monument is modified to include the Walker Ridge (Molok Luyuk) Addition.

(b)

Map

(1)

Corrections

The Secretary of the Interior may make clerical and typographical corrections to the Map. Such corrections shall have the same force and effect as if the revised Map were included as part of this Act.

(2)

Public availability

The Map, and any subsequent revised Map, shall be publicly available on the website of the Bureau of Land Management.

(c)

Administration

Subject to valid existing rights, the Secretary of the Interior shall administer the Walker Ridge (Molok Luyuk) Addition—

(1)

as part of the National Monument;

(2)

in accordance with Presidential Proclamation 9298 of July 10, 2015 (80 Fed. Reg. 41975 (July 15, 2015)); and

(3)

in accordance with applicable laws (including regulations).

4.

Management Plan

(a)

In general

Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture shall jointly develop a comprehensive management plan for the National Monument in accordance with, and in a manner that fulfills the purposes specified in, Presidential Proclamation 9298 of July 10, 2015 (80 Fed. Reg. 41975 (July 15, 2015)).

(b)

Tribal Consultation

The Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture shall consult with affected federally recognized Indian Tribes—

(1)

in the development of the management plan; and

(2)

to inform subsequent management decisions regarding the National Monument.

(c)

Continued engagement with Indian Tribes

The management plan shall set forth parameters for continued meaningful engagement with affected federally recognized Indian Tribes in implementation of the management plan.

5.

Agreements and partnerships

(a)

In general

To the greatest extent practicable and in accordance with applicable laws, the Secretary concerned shall enter into agreements, contracts, and other similarly cooperative and collaborative partnerships if requested by an affected federally recognized Indian Tribe regarding management of the National Monument pursuant to relevant Federal authority, including—

(1)

the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (

25 U.S.C. 5301 et seq.

);

(2)

the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (

43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.

);

(3)

the Tribal Self-Governance Act of 1994 (

25 U.S.C. 5361 et seq.

);

(4)

Executive Order 13175 (dated November 6, 2000);

(5)

the Tribal Forest Protection Act of 2004 (

25 U.S.C. 3115a et seq.

);

(6)

section 8206 (good neighbor authority) of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (

16 U.S.C. 2113a

);

(7)

Secretarial Order 3342, dated October 21, 2016; or

(8)

Joint Secretarial Order 3403 (dated November 15, 2021).

(b)

Definition of secretary concerned

In this section, the term

Secretary concerned

means, as applicable—

(1)

the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the Bureau of Land Management; or

(2)

the Secretary of Agriculture, acting through the Chief of the Forest Service.

6.

Renaming of Walker Ridge in Lake and Colusa Counties, California

(a)

In general

The parcel of Federal land administered by the Bureau of Land Management located in Lake and Colusa Counties in the State of California and commonly referred to as

Walker Ridge

before the date of enactment of this Act shall be known and designated as

Condor Ridge (Molok Luyuk)

.

(b)

References

Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the United States to the parcel of Federal land described in subsection (a) shall be deemed to be a reference to

Condor Ridge (Molok Luyuk)

.

(c)

Map and legal description

(1)

Preparation

(A)

Initial map

The Board on Geographic Names (established by section 2 of the Act of July 25, 1947;

43 U.S.C. 364a

) shall prepare a map and legal description of the parcel of Federal land designated in subsection (a) as Condor Ridge (Molok Luyuk).

(B)

Corrections

The Board on Geographic Names and the Director of the Bureau of Land Management may make clerical and typographical corrections to the map and legal description prepared under this subsection.

(2)

Consultation

In preparing the map and legal description under paragraph (1)(A), the Board on Geographic Names shall consult with—

(A)

the Director of the Bureau of Land Management; and

(B)

affected federally recognized Indian Tribes.

(3)

Public availability

The map and legal description and any subsequent revised map or legal description prepared pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be publicly available on the website of the Board on Geographic Names, the Bureau of Land Management, or both.

(4)

Legal effect

The map and legal description, and any subsequent revised map or legal description prepared pursuant to paragraph (1) shall have the same force and effect as if included in this Act.