TO MODIFY THE BOUNDARY OF THE LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 209
(Senate - December 21, 2017)

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TO MODIFY THE BOUNDARY OF THE LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL NATIONAL 
                             HISTORIC SITE

  The bill (H.R. 2611) to modify the boundary of the Little Rock 
Central

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High School National Historic Site, and for other purposes, was ordered 
to a third reading and was read the third time.
  Mr. McCONNELL. Mr. President, I know of no further debate on the 
bills.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. If there is no further debate, the bills 
having been read the third time, the question is, Shall the bills pass 
en bloc?
  The bill (S. 1438) was passed, as follows:

                                S. 1438

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

     SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

       This Act may be cited as the ``Gateway Arch National Park 
     Designation Act''.

     SEC. 2. DESIGNATION OF GATEWAY ARCH NATIONAL PARK.

       (a) Redesignation.--The Jefferson National Expansion 
     Memorial established under the Act of May 17, 1954 (16 U.S.C. 
     450jj et seq.), shall be known and designated as the 
     ``Gateway Arch National Park''.
       (b) References.--Any reference in a law, map, regulation, 
     document, paper, or other record of the United States to the 
     Jefferson National Expansion Memorial shall be considered to 
     be a reference to the ``Gateway Arch National Park''.
  The bill (H.R. 1927) was passed.
  The bill (S. 35) was passed.
  The bill (S. 432) was passed, as follows:

                                 S. 432

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

     SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

       This Act may be cited as the ``Cerros del Norte 
     Conservation Act''.

     SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

       In this Act:
       (1) Map.--The term ``map'' means the map entitled ``Rio 
     Grande del Norte National Monument Proposed Wilderness 
     Areas'' and dated July 28, 2015.
       (2) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary 
     of the Interior.
       (3) Wilderness area.--The term ``wilderness area'' means a 
     wilderness area designated by section 3(a).

     SEC. 3. DESIGNATION OF CERRO DEL YUTA AND RIO SAN ANTONIO 
                   WILDERNESS AREAS.

       (a) In General.--In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 
     U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), the following areas in the Rio Grande 
     del Norte National Monument are designated as wilderness and 
     as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System:
       (1) Cerro del yuta wilderness.--Certain land administered 
     by the Bureau of Land Management in Taos County, New Mexico, 
     comprising approximately 13,420 acres as generally depicted 
     on the map, which shall be known as the ``Cerro del Yuta 
     Wilderness''.
       (2) Rio san antonio wilderness.--Certain land administered 
     by the Bureau of Land Management in Rio Arriba County, New 
     Mexico, comprising approximately 8,120 acres, as generally 
     depicted on the map, which shall be known as the ``Rio San 
     Antonio Wilderness''.
       (b) Management of Wilderness Areas.--Subject to valid 
     existing rights, the wilderness areas shall be administered 
     in accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et 
     seq.) and this Act, except that with respect to the 
     wilderness areas designated by this Act--
       (1) any reference to the effective date of the Wilderness 
     Act shall be considered to be a reference to the date of 
     enactment of this Act; and
       (2) any reference in the Wilderness Act to the Secretary of 
     Agriculture shall be considered to be a reference to the 
     Secretary.
       (c) Incorporation of Acquired Land and Interests in Land.--
     Any land or interest in land within the boundary of the 
     wilderness areas that is acquired by the United States 
     shall--
       (1) become part of the wilderness area in which the land is 
     located; and
       (2) be managed in accordance with--
       (A) the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.);
       (B) this Act; and
       (C) any other applicable laws.
       (d) Grazing.--Grazing of livestock in the wilderness areas, 
     where established before the date of enactment of this Act, 
     shall be administered in accordance with--
       (1) section 4(d)(4) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 
     1133(d)(4)); and
       (2) the guidelines set forth in appendix A of the Report of 
     the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs to accompany 
     H.R. 2570 of the 101st Congress (H. Rept. 101-405).
       (e) Buffer Zones.--
       (1) In general.--Nothing in this Act creates a protective 
     perimeter or buffer zone around the wilderness areas.
       (2) Activities outside wilderness areas.--The fact that an 
     activity or use on land outside a wilderness area can be seen 
     or heard within the wilderness area shall not preclude the 
     activity or use outside the boundary of the wilderness area.
       (f) Release of Wilderness Study Areas.--Congress finds 
     that, for purposes of section 603(c) of the Federal Land 
     Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1782(c)), the 
     public land within the San Antonio Wilderness Study Area not 
     designated as wilderness by this section--
       (1) has been adequately studied for wilderness designation;
       (2) is no longer subject to section 603(c) of the Federal 
     Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1782(c)); 
     and
       (3) shall be managed in accordance with this Act.
       (g) Maps and Legal Descriptions.--
       (1) In general.--As soon as practicable after the date of 
     enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall file the map and 
     legal descriptions of the wilderness areas with--
       (A) the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the 
     Senate; and
       (B) the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of 
     Representatives.
       (2) Force of law.--The map and legal descriptions filed 
     under paragraph (1) shall have the same force and effect as 
     if included in this Act, except that the Secretary may 
     correct errors in the legal description and map.
       (3) Public availability.--The map and legal descriptions 
     filed under paragraph (1) shall be on file and available for 
     public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of 
     Land Management.
       (h) National Landscape Conservation System.--The wilderness 
     areas shall be administered as components of the National 
     Landscape Conservation System.
       (i) Fish and Wildlife.--Nothing in this Act affects the 
     jurisdiction of the State of New Mexico with respect to fish 
     and wildlife located on public land in the State.
       (j) Withdrawals.--Subject to valid existing rights, any 
     Federal land within the wilderness areas designated by 
     subsection (a), including any land or interest in land that 
     is acquired by the United States after the date of enactment 
     of this Act, is withdrawn from--
       (1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land 
     laws;
       (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and
       (3) operation of the mineral leasing, mineral materials, 
     and geothermal leasing laws.
       (k) Treaty Rights.--Nothing in this Act enlarges, 
     diminishes, or otherwise modifies any treaty rights.
  The bill (S. 466) was passed, as follows:

                                 S. 466

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

     SECTION 1. CLARIFICATION RELATING TO A CERTAIN LAND 
                   DESCRIPTION UNDER THE NORTHERN ARIZONA LAND 
                   EXCHANGE AND VERDE RIVER BASIN PARTNERSHIP ACT 
                   OF 2005.

       Section 104(a)(5) of the Northern Arizona Land Exchange and 
     Verde River Basin Partnership Act of 2005 (Public Law 109-
     110; 119 Stat. 2356) is amended by inserting before the 
     period at the end ``, which, notwithstanding section 
     102(a)(4)(B), includes the N\1/2\, NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\, SW\1/4\, 
     the N\1/2\, N\1/2\, SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\, and the N\1/2\, N\1/2\, 
     SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\, sec. 34, T. 22 N., R. 2 E., Gila and Salt 
     River Meridian, Coconino County, comprising approximately 25 
     acres''.
  The bill (H.R. 267) was passed.
  The bill (H.R. 560) was passed.
  The bill (H.R. 699) was passed.
  The bill (H.R. 863) was passed.
  The bill (S. 167) was passed, as follows:

                                 S. 167

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

     SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

       This Act may be cited as the ``National Memorial to Fallen 
     Educators Act''.

     SEC. 2. DESIGNATION.

       (a) In General.--The memorial to fallen educators located 
     at the National Teachers Hall of Fame in Emporia, Kansas, is 
     designated as the ``National Memorial to Fallen Educators''.
       (b) Effect of Designation.--The national memorial 
     designated by this section is not a unit of the National Park 
     System and the designation of the National Memorial to Fallen 
     Educators shall not require or permit Federal funds to be 
     expended for any purpose related to that national memorial.
  The bill (H.R. 381) was passed.
  The bill (H.R. 954) was passed.
  The bill (H.R. 1242) was passed.
  The bill (H.R. 1306) was passed.
  The bill (H.R. 2611) was passed.
  Mr. McCONNELL. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
motions to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

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