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PUBLIC LAW 103-326—SEPT. 23, 1994 108 STAT. 2297 Public Law 103-326 103d Congress An Act To reduce the restrictions on lands conveyed by deed under the Act of Sept. 23, 1994 June 8, 1926. [S. 859] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That section 2 of the Act of June 8, 1926 (ch. 498; 44 Stat. 708), is amended by— (1) inserting "(a)" before "The conveyance"; (2) striking "States." at the end of the first sentence and inserting in lieu thereof "States, except that such restrictions on conveyances and uses shall not apply to those lands upon which communication facilities were located as of January 1, 1993."; and (3) adding at the end thereof the following new subsections: "(b) Reasonable use of an access route in existence on June 1, 1994, across National Forest lands shall be allowed for the repair, maintenance, or improvement of the communication facilities referred to in subsection (a), but the Secretary of Agriculture shall not be required to improve the condition of any such access route or to provide any additional access route for such purposes. "(c) Recreational activities on the lands identified in section 1, totaling approximately one thousand four hundred and forty acres, may be allowed so long as such recreational use is consistent both with the protection of the watershed and water supply system of the city and with the management objectives for adjacent National Forest System lands. Construction of structures or other improvements associated with such recreational activities shall be permitted only to the extent that the Secretary of Agriculture has determined that such construction would be consistent with protection of watershed and would not adversely affect the resources and values of adjacent National Forest System lands.". Approved September 23, 1994. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S. 859: HOUSE REPORTS: No. 103-590 (Comm. on Natural Resources). SENATE REPORTS: No. 103-245 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 140 (1994): Apr. 12, considered and passed Senate. July 12, considered and passed House, amended. Aug. 25, Senate concurred in House amendment. 79-194 O—95—18: QL 3 Part 3