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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 3088

PUBLIC LAW 98-578—OCT. 30, 1984

Public Law 98-578 98th Congress An Act Oct. 30, 1984 [H.R. 4263] Tennessee Wilderness Act of 1984. National Wilderness Preservation System. National Forest System. 16 USC 1132 note.

16 USC 1132 note.

16 USC 1132 note.

To designate certain lands in the Cherokee National Forest, Tennessee, as wilderness areas, and to allow management of certain lands for uses other than wilderness.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Tennessee Wilderness Act of 1984". DESIGNATION OF WILDERNESS AREAS

SEC. 2. In furtherance of the purposes of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131-1136), the following lands are hereby designated as wilderness and, therefore, as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System: (1) certain lands in the Cherokee National Forest, Tennessee, which comprise approximately five thousand and fifty-five acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Big Frog Wilderness—Proposed", dated April 1984, and which shall be known as the Big Frog Wilderness; (2) certain lands in the Cherokee National Forest, Tennessee, which comprise approximately sixteen thousand acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Citico Creek Wilderness— Proposed", dated April 1984, and which shall be known as the Citico Creek Wilderness; and (3) certain lands in the Cherokee National Forest, Tennessee, which comprise approximately three thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Bald River Gorge Wilderness—Proposed", dated April 1984, and which shall be known as the Bald River Gorge Wilderness. MAPS AND DESCRIPTIONS

Public availability.

SEC. 3. As soon as practicable after enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Agriculture shall file a map and a legal description of each wilderness area designated by this Act with the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs and the Committee on Agriculture of the United States House of Representatives and with the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the United States Senate. Each such map and description shall have the same force and effect as if included in this Act, except that correction of clerical and typographical errors in each such map and description may be made by the Secretary. Each such map and description shall be on file and available for public inspection in the Office of the Chief of the Forest Service, Department of Agriculture. ADMINISTRATION OF WILDERNESS

16 USC 1131 note.

SEC. 4. Subject to valid existing rights, each wilderness area designated by this Act shall be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture in accordance with the provisions of the Wilderness Act governing areas designated by that Act as wilderness, except that