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107 STAT. 992 PUBLIC LAW 103-91—OCT. 1, 1993 minerals, including oil and gas, geothermal resources, and other subsurface rights. SEC. 8. GENERAL PROVISIONS. (a) MAPS.— The maps referred to in sections 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 are subject to such minor corrections as may be agreed upon by the Secretary and the Company. The Secretary shall notify the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate and the Committee on Natural Resources of the United States House of Representatives of any corrections made pursuant to the subsection. The maps shall be on file and available for public inspection in the office of Chief, Forest Service, USDA. (b) TITLE OF LANDS CONVEYED TO THE UNITED STATES. — (1) QUALITY OF TITLE AND RIGHTS. —Subject to paragraph (2), the rights, title, and interests to lands conveyed to the United States under sections 4, 5, and 6 shall, at a minimum, consist of the surface estate and the subsurface rights owned by the Company or Burlington where applicable. (2) EXCEPTION. —The Secretary may accept title subject to outstanding or reserved oil and gas and geothermal rights, except that there shall be no surface occupancy permitted on the lands acquired by the United States under sections 4, 5, and 6 for access to reserved or outstanding rights or exploration or development of such lands. (3) ACCESS.—No portion of lands acquired by the United States under this Act shall be available for access to, or exploration or development of, any reserved or outstanding oil, gas, geothermal, or other non-Federal property interest. (c) NATIONAL FOREST LANDS. — (1) IN GENERAL.—All lands conveyed to the United States under this Act shall be added to and administered as part of the Gallatin National Forest of the National Forest System by the Secretary in accordance with the laws and regulations pertaining to the National Forest System. (2) HYALITE-PORCUPINE-BUFFALO HORN WILDERNESS STUDY AREA.— Lands acquired within the Hyalite-Porcupine-BufiTalo Horn Wilderness Study Area shall be managed to maintain their presently existing wilderness character and potential for inclusion in the National Wilderness Preservation System in accordance with the Montana Wilderness Study Act of 1977 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note).