Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009

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    An Act
    To designate certain land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to authorize certain programs and activities in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,


    (a) Short Title- This Act may be cited as the `Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009'.
    (b) Table of Contents- The table of contents of this Act is as follows:
    Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.
    Subtitle A—Wild Monongahela Wilderness
    Sec. 1001. Designation of wilderness, Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia.
    Sec. 1002. Boundary adjustment, Laurel Fork South Wilderness, Monongahela National Forest.
    Sec. 1003. Monongahela National Forest boundary confirmation.
    Sec. 1004. Enhanced Trail Opportunities.
    Subtitle B—Virginia Ridge and Valley Wilderness
    Sec. 1101. Definitions.
    Sec. 1102. Designation of additional National Forest System land in Jefferson National Forest as wilderness or a wilderness study area.
    Sec. 1103. Designation of Kimberling Creek Potential Wilderness Area, Jefferson National Forest, Virginia.
    Sec. 1104. Seng Mountain and Bear Creek Scenic Areas, Jefferson National Forest, Virginia.
    Sec. 1105. Trail plan and development.
    Sec. 1106. Maps and boundary descriptions.
    Sec. 1107. Effective date.
    Subtitle C—Mt. Hood Wilderness, Oregon
    Sec. 1201. Definitions.
    Sec. 1202. Designation of wilderness areas.
    Sec. 1203. Designation of streams for wild and scenic river protection in the Mount Hood area.
    Sec. 1204. Mount Hood National Recreation Area.
    Sec. 1205. Protections for Crystal Springs, Upper Big Bottom, and Cultus Creek.
    Sec. 1206. Land exchanges.
    Sec. 1207. Tribal provisions; planning and studies.
    Subtitle D—Copper Salmon Wilderness, Oregon
    Sec. 1301. Designation of the Copper Salmon Wilderness.
    Sec. 1302. Wild and Scenic River Designations, Elk River, Oregon.
    Sec. 1303. Protection of tribal rights.
    Subtitle E—Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, Oregon
    Sec. 1401. Definitions.
    Sec. 1402. Voluntary grazing lease donation program.
    Sec. 1403. Box R Ranch land exchange.
    Sec. 1404. Deerfield land exchange.
    Sec. 1405. Soda Mountain Wilderness.
    Sec. 1406. Effect.
    Subtitle F—Owyhee Public Land Management
    Sec. 1501. Definitions.
    Sec. 1502. Owyhee Science Review and Conservation Center.
    Sec. 1503. Wilderness areas.
    Sec. 1504. Designation of wild and scenic rivers.
    Sec. 1505. Land identified for disposal.
    Sec. 1506. Tribal cultural resources.
    Sec. 1507. Recreational travel management plans.
    Sec. 1508. Authorization of appropriations.
    Subtitle G—Sabinoso Wilderness, New Mexico
    Sec. 1601. Definitions.
    Sec. 1602. Designation of the Sabinoso Wilderness.
    Subtitle H—Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Wilderness
    Sec. 1651. Definitions.
    Sec. 1652. Designation of Beaver Basin Wilderness.
    Sec. 1653. Administration.
    Sec. 1654. Effect.
    Subtitle I—Oregon Badlands Wilderness
    Sec. 1701. Definitions.
    Sec. 1702. Oregon Badlands Wilderness.
    Sec. 1703. Release.
    Sec. 1704. Land exchanges.
    Sec. 1705. Protection of tribal treaty rights.
    Subtitle J—Spring Basin Wilderness, Oregon
    Sec. 1751. Definitions.
    Sec. 1752. Spring Basin Wilderness.
    Sec. 1753. Release.
    Sec. 1754. Land exchanges.
    Sec. 1755. Protection of tribal treaty rights.
    Subtitle K—Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Wilderness, California
    Sec. 1801. Definitions.
    Sec. 1802. Designation of wilderness areas.
    Sec. 1803. Administration of wilderness areas.
    Sec. 1804. Release of wilderness study areas.
    Sec. 1805. Designation of wild and scenic rivers.
    Sec. 1806. Bridgeport Winter Recreation Area.
    Sec. 1807. Management of area within Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.
    Sec. 1808. Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest.
    Subtitle L—Riverside County Wilderness, California
    Sec. 1851. Wilderness designation.
    Sec. 1852. Wild and scenic river designations, Riverside County, California.
    Sec. 1853. Additions and technical corrections to Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument.
    Subtitle M—Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Wilderness, California
    Sec. 1901. Definitions.
    Sec. 1902. Designation of wilderness areas.
    Sec. 1903. Administration of wilderness areas.
    Sec. 1904. Authorization of appropriations.
    Subtitle N—Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness, Colorado
    Sec. 1951. Definitions.
    Sec. 1952. Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness, Colorado.
    Sec. 1953. Grand River Ditch and Colorado-Big Thompson projects.
    Sec. 1954. East Shore Trail Area.
    Sec. 1955. National forest area boundary adjustments.
    Sec. 1956. Authority to lease Leiffer tract.
    Subtitle O—Washington County, Utah
    Sec. 1971. Definitions.
    Sec. 1972. Wilderness areas.
    Sec. 1973. Zion National Park wilderness.
    Sec. 1974. Red Cliffs National Conservation Area.
    Sec. 1975. Beaver Dam Wash National Conservation Area.
    Sec. 1976. Zion National Park wild and scenic river designation.
    Sec. 1977. Washington County comprehensive travel and transportation management plan.
    Sec. 1978. Land disposal and acquisition.
    Sec. 1979. Management of priority biological areas.
    Sec. 1980. Public purpose conveyances.
    Sec. 1981. Conveyance of Dixie National Forest land.
    Sec. 1982. Transfer of land into trust for Shivwits Band of Paiute Indians.
    Sec. 1983. Authorization of appropriations.
    Subtitle A—National Landscape Conservation System
    Sec. 2001. Definitions.
    Sec. 2002. Establishment of the National Landscape Conservation System.
    Sec. 2003. Authorization of appropriations.
    Subtitle B—Prehistoric Trackways National Monument
    Sec. 2101. Findings.
    Sec. 2102. Definitions.
    Sec. 2103. Establishment.
    Sec. 2104. Administration.
    Sec. 2105. Authorization of appropriations.
    Subtitle C—Fort Stanton-Snowy River Cave National Conservation Area
    Sec. 2201. Definitions.
    Sec. 2202. Establishment of the Fort Stanton-Snowy River Cave National Conservation Area.
    Sec. 2203. Management of the Conservation Area.
    Sec. 2204. Authorization of appropriations.
    Subtitle D—Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area
    Sec. 2301. Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area.
    Subtitle E—Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area
    Sec. 2401. Definitions.
    Sec. 2402. Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area.
    Sec. 2403. Dominguez Canyon Wilderness Area.
    Sec. 2404. Maps and legal descriptions.
    Sec. 2405. Management of Conservation Area and Wilderness.
    Sec. 2406. Management plan.
    Sec. 2407. Advisory council.
    Sec. 2408. Authorization of appropriations.
    Subtitle F—Rio Puerco Watershed Management Program
    Sec. 2501. Rio Puerco Watershed Management Program.
    Subtitle G—Land Conveyances and Exchanges
    Sec. 2601. Carson City, Nevada, land conveyances.
    Sec. 2602. Southern Nevada limited transition area conveyance.
    Sec. 2603. Nevada Cancer Institute land conveyance.
    Sec. 2604. Turnabout Ranch land conveyance, Utah.
    Sec. 2605. Boy Scouts land exchange, Utah.
    Sec. 2606. Douglas County, Washington, land conveyance.
    Sec. 2607. Twin Falls, Idaho, land conveyance.
    Sec. 2608. Sunrise Mountain Instant Study Area release, Nevada.
    Sec. 2609. Park City, Utah, land conveyance.
    Sec. 2610. Release of reversionary interest in certain lands in Reno, Nevada.
    Sec. 2611. Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians of the Tuolumne Rancheria.
    Subtitle A—Watershed Restoration and Enhancement
    Sec. 3001. Watershed restoration and enhancement agreements.
    Subtitle B—Wildland Firefighter Safety
    Sec. 3101. Wildland firefighter safety.
    Subtitle C—Wyoming Range
    Sec. 3201. Definitions.
    Sec. 3202. Withdrawal of certain land in the Wyoming range.
    Sec. 3203. Acceptance of the donation of valid existing mining or leasing rights in the Wyoming range.
    Subtitle D—Land Conveyances and Exchanges
    Sec. 3301. Land conveyance to City of Coffman Cove, Alaska.
    Sec. 3302. Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest land conveyance, Montana.
    Sec. 3303. Santa Fe National Forest; Pecos National Historical Park Land Exchange.
    Sec. 3304. Santa Fe National Forest Land Conveyance, New Mexico.
    Sec. 3305. Kittitas County, Washington, land conveyance.
    Sec. 3306. Mammoth Community Water District use restrictions.
    Sec. 3307. Land exchange, Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Utah.
    Sec. 3308. Boundary adjustment, Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness.
    Sec. 3309. Sandia pueblo land exchange technical amendment.
    Subtitle E—Colorado Northern Front Range Study
    Sec. 3401. Purpose.
    Sec. 3402. Definitions.
    Sec. 3403. Colorado Northern Front Range Mountain Backdrop Study.
    Sec. 4001. Purpose.
    Sec. 4002. Definitions.
    Sec. 4003. Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program.
    Sec. 4004. Authorization of appropriations.
    Subtitle A—Additions to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System
    Sec. 5001. Fossil Creek, Arizona.
    Sec. 5002. Snake River Headwaters, Wyoming.
    Sec. 5003. Taunton River, Massachusetts.
    Subtitle B—Wild and Scenic Rivers Studies
    Sec. 5101. Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Study.
    Subtitle C—Additions to the National Trails System
    Sec. 5201. Arizona National Scenic Trail.
    Sec. 5202. New England National Scenic Trail.
    Sec. 5203. Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail.
    Sec. 5204. Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail.
    Sec. 5205. Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail.
    Sec. 5206. Trail of Tears National Historic Trail.
    Subtitle D—National Trail System Amendments
    Sec. 5301. National Trails System willing seller authority.
    Sec. 5302. Revision of feasibility and suitability studies of existing national historic trails.
    Sec. 5303. Chisholm Trail and Great Western Trails Studies.
    Subtitle E—Effect of Title
    Sec. 5401. Effect.
    Subtitle A—Cooperative Watershed Management Program
    Sec. 6001. Definitions.
    Sec. 6002. Program.
    Sec. 6003. Effect of subtitle.
    Subtitle B—Competitive Status for Federal Employees in Alaska
    Sec. 6101. Competitive status for certain Federal employees in the State of Alaska.
    Subtitle C—Wolf Livestock Loss Demonstration Project
    Sec. 6201. Definitions.
    Sec. 6202. Wolf compensation and prevention program.
    Sec. 6203. Authorization of appropriations.
    Subtitle D—Paleontological Resources Preservation
    Sec. 6301. Definitions.
    Sec. 6302. Management.
    Sec. 6303. Public awareness and education program.
    Sec. 6304. Collection of paleontological resources.
    Sec. 6305. Curation of resources.
    Sec. 6306. Prohibited acts; criminal penalties.
    Sec. 6307. Civil penalties.
    Sec. 6308. Rewards and forfeiture.
    Sec. 6309. Confidentiality.
    Sec. 6310. Regulations.
    Sec. 6311. Savings provisions.
    Sec. 6312. Authorization of appropriations.
    Subtitle E—Izembek National Wildlife Refuge Land Exchange
    Sec. 6401. Definitions.
    Sec. 6402. Land exchange.
    Sec. 6403. King Cove Road.
    Sec. 6404. Administration of conveyed lands.
    Sec. 6405. Failure to begin road construction.
    Sec. 6406. Expiration of legislative authority.
    Subtitle A—Additions to the National Park System
    Sec. 7001. Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park, New Jersey.
    Sec. 7002. William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site.
    Sec. 7003. River Raisin National Battlefield Park.
    Subtitle B—Amendments to Existing Units of the National Park System
    Sec. 7101. Funding for Keweenaw National Historical Park.
    Sec. 7102. Location of visitor and administrative facilities for Weir Farm National Historic Site.
    Sec. 7103. Little River Canyon National Preserve boundary expansion.
    Sec. 7104. Hopewell Culture National Historical Park boundary expansion.
    Sec. 7105. Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve boundary adjustment.
    Sec. 7106. Minute Man National Historical Park.
    Sec. 7107. Everglades National Park.
    Sec. 7108. Kalaupapa National Historical Park.
    Sec. 7109. Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area.
    Sec. 7110. Thomas Edison National Historical Park, New Jersey.
    Sec. 7111. Women's Rights National Historical Park.
    Sec. 7112. Martin Van Buren National Historic Site.
    Sec. 7113. Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park.
    Sec. 7114. Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park.
    Sec. 7115. New River Gorge National River.
    Sec. 7116. Technical corrections.
    Sec. 7117. Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, Ohio.
    Sec. 7118. Fort Davis National Historic Site.
    Subtitle C—Special Resource Studies
    Sec. 7201. Walnut Canyon study.
    Sec. 7202. Tule Lake Segregation Center, California.
    Sec. 7203. Estate Grange, St. Croix.
    Sec. 7204. Harriet Beecher Stowe House, Maine.
    Sec. 7205. Shepherdstown battlefield, West Virginia.
    Sec. 7206. Green McAdoo School, Tennessee.
    Sec. 7207. Harry S Truman Birthplace, Missouri.
    Sec. 7208. Battle of Matewan special resource study.
    Sec. 7209. Butterfield Overland Trail.
    Sec. 7210. Cold War sites theme study.
    Sec. 7211. Battle of Camden, South Carolina.
    Sec. 7212. Fort San Geronimo, Puerto Rico.
    Subtitle D—Program Authorizations
    Sec. 7301. American Battlefield Protection Program.
    Sec. 7302. Preserve America Program.
    Sec. 7303. Save America's Treasures Program.
    Sec. 7304. Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program.
    Sec. 7305. National Cave and Karst Research Institute.
    Subtitle E—Advisory Commissions
    Sec. 7401. Na Hoa Pili O Kaloko-Honokohau Advisory Commission.
    Sec. 7402. Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission.
    Sec. 7403. Concessions Management Advisory Board.
    Sec. 7404. St. Augustine 450th Commemoration Commission.
    Subtitle A—Designation of National Heritage Areas
    Sec. 8001. Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area, Colorado.
    Sec. 8002. Cache La Poudre River National Heritage Area, Colorado.
    Sec. 8003. South Park National Heritage Area, Colorado.
    Sec. 8004. Northern Plains National Heritage Area, North Dakota.
    Sec. 8005. Baltimore National Heritage Area, Maryland.
    Sec. 8006. Freedom's Way National Heritage Area, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
    Sec. 8007. Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area.
    Sec. 8008. Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area.
    Sec. 8009. Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area, Alabama.
    Sec. 8010. Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area, Alaska.
    Subtitle B—Studies
    Sec. 8101. Chattahoochee Trace, Alabama and Georgia.
    Sec. 8102. Northern Neck, Virginia.
    Subtitle C—Amendments Relating to National Heritage Corridors
    Sec. 8201. Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor.
    Sec. 8202. Delaware And Lehigh National Heritage Corridor.
    Sec. 8203. Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.
    Sec. 8204. John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor.
    Subtitle D—Effect of Title
    Sec. 8301. Effect on access for recreational activities.
    Subtitle A—Feasibility Studies
    Sec. 9001. Snake, Boise, and Payette River systems, Idaho.
    Sec. 9002. Sierra Vista Subwatershed, Arizona.
    Sec. 9003. San Diego Intertie, California.
    Subtitle B—Project Authorizations
    Sec. 9101. Tumalo Irrigation District Water Conservation Project, Oregon.
    Sec. 9102. Madera Water Supply Enhancement Project, California.
    Sec. 9103. Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System project, New Mexico.
    Sec. 9104. Rancho California Water District project, California.
    Sec. 9105. Jackson Gulch Rehabilitation Project, Colorado.
    Sec. 9106. Rio Grande Pueblos, New Mexico.
    Sec. 9107. Upper Colorado River endangered fish programs.
    Sec. 9108. Santa Margarita River, California.
    Sec. 9109. Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District.
    Sec. 9110. North Bay Water Reuse Authority.
    Sec. 9111. Prado Basin Natural Treatment System Project, California.
    Sec. 9112. Bunker Hill Groundwater Basin, California.
    Sec. 9113. GREAT Project, California.
    Sec. 9114. Yucaipa Valley Water District, California.
    Sec. 9115. Arkansas Valley Conduit, Colorado.
    Subtitle C—Title Transfers and Clarifications
    Sec. 9201. Transfer of McGee Creek pipeline and facilities.
    Sec. 9202. Albuquerque Biological Park, New Mexico, title clarification.
    Sec. 9203. Goleta Water District Water Distribution System, California.
    Subtitle D—San Gabriel Basin Restoration Fund
    Sec. 9301. Restoration Fund.
    Subtitle E—Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program
    Sec. 9401. Definitions.
    Sec. 9402. Implementation and water accounting.
    Sec. 9403. Enforceability of program documents.
    Sec. 9404. Authorization of appropriations.
    Subtitle F—Secure Water
    Sec. 9501. Findings.
    Sec. 9502. Definitions.
    Sec. 9503. Reclamation climate change and water program.
    Sec. 9504. Water management improvement.
    Sec. 9505. Hydroelectric power assessment.
    Sec. 9506. Climate change and water intragovernmental panel.
    Sec. 9507. Water data enhancement by United States Geological Survey.
    Sec. 9508. National water availability and use assessment program.
    Sec. 9509. Research agreement authority.
    Sec. 9510. Effect.
    Subtitle G—Aging Infrastructure
    Sec. 9601 Definitions.
    Sec. 9602. Guidelines and inspection of project facilities and technical assistance to transferred works operating entities.
    Sec. 9603. Extraordinary operation and maintenance work performed by the Secretary.
    Sec. 9604. Relationship to Twenty-First Century Water Works Act.
    Sec. 9605. Authorization of appropriations.
    Subtitle A—San Joaquin River Restoration Settlement
    PART I—San Joaquin River Restoration Settlement Act
    Sec. 10001. Short title.
    Sec. 10002. Purpose.
    Sec. 10003. Definitions.
    Sec. 10004. Implementation of settlement.
    Sec. 10005. Acquisition and disposal of property; title to facilities.
    Sec. 10006. Compliance with applicable law.
    Sec. 10007. Compliance with Central Valley Project Improvement Act.
    Sec. 10008. No private right of action.
    Sec. 10009. Appropriations; Settlement Fund.
    Sec. 10010. Repayment contracts and acceleration of repayment of construction costs.
    Sec. 10011. California Central Valley Spring Run Chinook salmon.
    PART II—Study To Develop Water Plan; Report
    Sec. 10101. Study to develop water plan; report.
    PART III—Friant Division Improvements
    Sec. 10201. Federal facility improvements.
    Sec. 10202. Financial assistance for local projects.
    Sec. 10203. Authorization of appropriations.
    Subtitle B—Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects
    Sec. 10301. Short title.
    Sec. 10302. Definitions.
    Sec. 10303. Compliance with environmental laws.
    Sec. 10304. No reallocation of costs.
    Sec. 10305. Interest rate.
    PART I—Amendments to the Colorado River Storage Project Act and Public Law 87-483.
    Sec. 10401. Amendments to the Colorado River Storage Project Act.
    Sec. 10402. Amendments to Public Law 87-483.
    Sec. 10403. Effect on Federal water law.
    PART II—Reclamation Water Settlements Fund
    Sec. 10501. Reclamation Water Settlements Fund.
    PART III—Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project
    Sec. 10601. Purposes.
    Sec. 10602. Authorization of Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project.
    Sec. 10603. Delivery and use of Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project water.
    Sec. 10604. Project contracts.
    Sec. 10605. Navajo Nation Municipal Pipeline.
    Sec. 10606. Authorization of conjunctive use wells.
    Sec. 10607. San Juan River Navajo Irrigation Projects.
    Sec. 10608. Other irrigation projects.
    Sec. 10609. Authorization of appropriations.
    PART IV—Navajo Nation Water Rights
    Sec. 10701. Agreement.
    Sec. 10702. Trust Fund.
    Sec. 10703. Waivers and releases.
    Sec. 10704. Water rights held in trust.
    Subtitle C—Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation Water Rights Settlement
    Sec. 10801. Findings.
    Sec. 10802. Purposes.
    Sec. 10803. Definitions.
    Sec. 10804. Approval, ratification, and confirmation of agreement; authorization.
    Sec. 10805. Tribal water rights.
    Sec. 10806. Duck Valley Indian Irrigation Project.
    Sec. 10807. Development and Maintenance Funds.
    Sec. 10808. Tribal waiver and release of claims.
    Sec. 10809. Miscellaneous.
    Sec. 11001. Reauthorization of the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992.
    Sec. 11002. New Mexico water resources study.
    Subtitle A—Ocean Exploration
    PART I—Exploration
    Sec. 12001. Purpose.
    Sec. 12002. Program established.
    Sec. 12003. Powers and duties of the Administrator.
    Sec. 12004. Ocean exploration and undersea research technology and infrastructure task force.
    Sec. 12005. Ocean Exploration Advisory Board.
    Sec. 12006. Authorization of appropriations.
    PART II—NOAA Undersea Research Program Act of 2009
    Sec. 12101. Short title.
    Sec. 12102. Program established.
    Sec. 12103. Powers of program director.
    Sec. 12104. Administrative structure.
    Sec. 12105. Research, exploration, education, and technology programs.
    Sec. 12106. Competitiveness.
    Sec. 12107. Authorization of appropriations.
    Subtitle B—Ocean and Coastal Mapping Integration Act
    Sec. 12201. Short title.
    Sec. 12202. Establishment of program.
    Sec. 12203. Interagency committee on ocean and coastal mapping.
    Sec. 12204. Biannual reports.
    Sec. 12205. Plan.
    Sec. 12206. Effect on other laws.
    Sec. 12207. Authorization of appropriations.
    Sec. 12208. Definitions.
    Subtitle C—Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009
    Sec. 12301. Short title.
    Sec. 12302. Purposes.
    Sec. 12303. Definitions.
    Sec. 12304. Integrated coastal and ocean observing system.
    Sec. 12305. Interagency financing and agreements.
    Sec. 12306. Application with other laws.
    Sec. 12307. Report to Congress.
    Sec. 12308. Public-private use policy.
    Sec. 12309. Independent cost estimate.
    Sec. 12310. Intent of Congress.
    Sec. 12311. Authorization of appropriations.
    Subtitle D—Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Act of 2009
    Sec. 12401. Short title.
    Sec. 12402. Purposes.
    Sec. 12403. Definitions.
    Sec. 12404. Interagency subcommittee.
    Sec. 12405. Strategic research plan.
    Sec. 12406. NOAA ocean acidification activities.
    Sec. 12407. NSF ocean acidification activities.
    Sec. 12408. NASA ocean acidification activities.
    Sec. 12409. Authorization of appropriations.
    Subtitle E—Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program
    Sec. 12501. Short title.
    Sec. 12502. Authorization of Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program.
    Sec. 13001. Management and distribution of North Dakota trust funds.
    Sec. 13002. Amendments to the Fisheries Restoration and Irrigation Mitigation Act of 2000.
    Sec. 13003. Amendments to the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline Act.
    Sec. 13004. Additional Assistant Secretary for Department of Energy.
    Sec. 13005. Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute.
    Sec. 13006. Authorization of appropriations for National Tropical Botanical Garden.
    Sec. 14001. Short title.
    Subtitle A—Paralysis Research
    Sec. 14101. Activities of the National Institutes of Health with respect to research on paralysis.
    Subtitle B—Paralysis Rehabilitation Research and Care
    Sec. 14201. Activities of the National Institutes of Health with respect to research with implications for enhancing daily function for persons with paralysis.
    Subtitle C—Improving Quality of Life for Persons With Paralysis and Other Physical Disabilities
    Sec. 14301. Programs to improve quality of life for persons with paralysis and other physical disabilities.
    Sec. 15101. Laboratory and support space, Edgewater, Maryland.
    Sec. 15102. Laboratory space, Gamboa, Panama.
    Sec. 15103. Construction of greenhouse facility.

    Legislative History[edit]

    • CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 155 (2009):
      • Mar. 2, 3, considered and passed House.
      • Mar. 17-19, considered and passed Senate, amended.
      • Mar. 25, House concurred in Senate amendments.
      • Mar. 30, Presidential remarks and statement.