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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1985

PUBLIC LAW 99-190—DEC. 19, 1985

99 STAT. 1265

Secretary of the Interior to issue oil and gas leases for the subsurface of any lands designated by Congress as wilderness study areas, that are immediately adjacent to producing oil and gas fields or areas that are prospectively valuable. Such leases shall allow no surface occupancy and may be entered only by directional drilling from outside the wilderness study area or other nonsurface disturbing methods. SEC. 308. None of the funds provided in this Act shall be used to evaluate, consider, process, or award oil, gas, or geothermal leases on Federal lands in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, State of Washington, within the hydrographic boundaries of the Cedar River municipal watershed upstream of river mile 21.6, the Green River municipal watershed upstream of river mile 61.0, the North Fork of the Tolt River proposed municipal watershed upstream of river mile 11.7, and the South Fork Tolt River municipal watershed upstream of river mile 8.4. SEC. 309. No assessments may be levied against any program, budget activity, subactivity, or project funded by this Act unless such assessments and the basis therefor are presented to the Committees on Appropriations and are approved by such committees. SEC. 310. Employment funded by this Act shall not be subject to any personnel ceiling or other personnel restriction for permanent or other than permanent employment except as provided by law. SEC. 311. Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Energy, and the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, are authorized to enter into contracts with State and local governmental entities, including local fire districts, for procurement of services in the presuppression, detection, and suppression of fires on any units within their jurisdiction. SEC. 312. None of the funds provided by this Act to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service may be obligated or expended to plan for, conduct, or supervise deer hunting on the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. SEC. 313. No funds appropriated by this Act shall be available for the implementation or enforcement of any rule or regulation of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, requiring the use of steel shot in connection with the hunting of waterfowl in any State of the United States unless the appropriate State regulatory authority approves such implementation. SEC. 314. None of the funds provided in this Act may be used to establish new grizzly bear populations in any unit of the National Park System or the National Forest System where no verified grizzly bear population currently exists. None of the funds provided in this Act may be used for augmentation in occupied areas of grizzly bear habitat unless an augmentation plan has been developed and made available for public review and comment in full compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act by all participating federal agencies: Provided, That it is not intended to prohibit the preparation of proposals to a u ^ e n t existing grizzly bear populations in occupied grizzly bear habitat: Provided further, That such augmentation may be conducted only with funds specifically identified for such purpose in an agency budget justification and subsequently approved in a report accompanying an appropriation bill making appropriations for that agency, or with funds provided for through reprogramming procedures: Provided further.

Prohibitions. Petroleum and petroleum products. Geothermal leasing. Mount BakerSnoqualmie National Forest. Prohibitions.

Contracts. State and local governments.

Prohibitions. Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. Hunting. Prohibitions. Hunting.

Prohibitions. National Forest System. National parks, monuments, etc. Animals.

Report.