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PAGE 6163............ Helsinki Human Rights Day, 1990....

July 31, 1990.......... 5334 6164........... National Agricultural Research Week, 1990.

Aug. 4, 1990. 5335 6165.. ...... Voting Rights Celebration Day, 1990........

Aug. 6, 1990. 5337 6166.......... National Neighborhood Crime Watch Day, 1990 ................. Aug. 6, 1990 ........... 5338 6167.. Entry as Nonimmigrants of Officers and Employees of Aug. 9, 1990, 5339

the Nicaraguan Government. 6168............. Home Health Aide Week, 1990..

Aug. 14, 1990 .......... 5339 6169....... National Senior Citizens Day, 1990..

Aug. 14, 1990 6170............ Women's Equality Day, 1990................

Aug. 14, 1990 5342 6171.. ....... National Drive for Life Weekend, 1990.

Aug. 20, 1990 5343 6172.......... International Visitors' Month, 1990......

Aug. 22, 1990

........ 5344 6173............. Citizenship Day and Constitution Week, 1990.

Aug. 28, 1990 5345 6174. ....... National D.A.R.E. Day, 1990.

Sept. 4, 1990. 5347 6175............. Agreement on Trade Relations Between the United Sept. 6, 1990............ 5349

States of America and the Czech and Slovak Federal

Republic. 6176........... National Rehabilitation Week, 1990.........

Sept. 11, 1990.......... 5375 6177........... National Give the Kids a Fighting Chance Week, 1990...... Sept. 11, 1990......... 5377 6178.... National Historically Black Colleges Week, 1990. Sept. 12, 1990. 5377 6179............ Modification of Tariffs and Quota on Certain Sugars, Sept. 13, 1990.......... 5378

Syrups, and Molasses. 6180............ National POW/MIA Recognition Day, 1990.......

Sept. 14, 1990.......... 5391 6181.. ........ Religious Freedom Week, 1990 ...

Sept. 20, 1990.. 5393 6182........... National Teacher Appreciation Day, 1990.

Sept. 20, 1990......... 5394 6183. Leif Erikson Day, 1990 .......

Sept. 20, 1990.......... 5395 6184. ..... Emergency Medical Services Week, 1990

Sept. 20, 1990...... 5396 6185. ......... National School Lunch Week, 1990 ......

Sept. 24, 1990. 5397 6186. ...... National Hispanic Heritage Month, 1990.

Sept. 24, 1990. ...... 5399 6187........... Gold Star Mother's Day, 1990 .....

Sept. 26, 1990.......... 5400 6188. ...... National Job Skills Week, 1990 ...

Sept. 28, 1990... 5401 6189. Minority Enterprise Development Week, 1990.

Sept. 28, 1990........... 5402 6190............ Child Health Day, 1990 .....

Sept. 28, 1990.......... 5403 6191. General Pulaski Memorial Day, 1990. .........

Sept. 28, 1990. 5405 6192............ Energy Awareness Month, 1990.

Oct. 2, 1990 ............ 5406 6193. Atlanta: Olympic Host City Day, 1990

Oct. 3, 1990

5407 6194.. German-American Day, 1990 ......

Oct. 3, 1990

5408 6195. ..... Columbus Day, 1990..

Oct. 4, 1990

5409 6196............ Mental Illness Awareness Week, 1990

Oct. 9, 1990

5411 6197 National Children's Day, 1990 ...

Oct. 9, 1990

5412 6198. ..... United Nations Day, 1990......

Oct. 10, 1990 ..... 5413 6199. .... Dwight D. Eisenhower Day, 1990.

Oct. 10, 1990 5415 6200. White Cane Safety Day, 1990.

Oct. 11, 1990 5416 6201 Fire Prevention Week, 1990

Oct. 11, 1990 5417 6202............. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 1990................. Oct. 11, 1990 ...... 5419 6203. National Disability Employment Awareness Month, 1990. Oct. 12, 1990 5420 6204. ........ National Forest Products Week, 1990

Oct. 12, 1990 5421 6205. Country Music Month, 1990

Oct. 12, 1990 ...... 5423 6206... ........ National Drug-Free Schools and Communities Education Oct. 17, 1990 5424

and Awareness Day, 1990. 6207........ Veterans Day, 1990

Oct. 17, 1990 ....... 5425 6208. Crime Prevention Month, 1990.. ........

Oct. 18, 1990 5427 6209...... National Radon Action Week, 1990..

Oct. 19, 1990 5428 ..... National Red Ribbon Week for a Drug-Free America, Oct. 19, 1990 5429

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PAGE 6211.......... American Textile Industry Bicentennial Week, 1990.......... Oct. 20, 1990 ........ 5430 6212............. Polish American Heritage Month, 1990..........

Oct. 23, 1990 .......... 5431 6213. National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, 1990. Oct. 24, 1990 5432 6214............ World Population Awareness Week, 1990.

Oct. 24, 1990. ........ 5434 6215............. Eating Disorders Awareness Week, 1990....

Oct. 24, 1990 ..... 5435 6216............ Yosemite National Park Centennial Year, 1990-1991 ....... Oct. 25, 1990 5436 6217. Ending Hunger Month, 1990..

Oct. 25, 1990 5438 6218.. Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month, 1990 ......... Oct. 26, 1990 5439

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Nov. 28, 1990

[H.R. 987]

To amend the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, to protect certain

lands in the Tongass National Forest in perpetuity, to modify certain long-term timber contracts, to provide for protection of riparian habitat, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE AND DEFINITION.

(a) SHORT TITLE.—This Act may be cited as the “Tongass Timber Reform Act.

Tongass Timber
Reform Act.
16 USC 539d
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TITLE I-FOREST MANAGEMENT PROVISIONS

SEC. 101. TO REQUIRE ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR TIMBER MANAGE

MENT ON THE TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST. The Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (Public Law 96-487, hereinafter referred to as “ANILCA”) is hereby amended by deleting section 705(a) (16 U.S.C. 539d(a)) in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

“Sec. 705. (a) Subject to appropriations, other applicable law, and the requirements of the National Forest Management Act of 1976 (Public Law 94-588), except as provided in subsection (d) of this section, the Secretary shall, to the extent consistent with providing for the multiple use and sustained yield of all renewable forest resources, seek to provide a supply of timber from the Tongass National Forest which (1) meets the annual market demand for timber from such forest and (2) meets the market demand from such forest for each planning cycle.". SEC. 102. IDENTIFICATION OF LANDS UNSUITABLE FOR TIMBER

PRODUCTION. ANILCA is further amended by deleting section 705(d) (16 U.S.C. 539d(d)) in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof:

"(d) All provisions of section 6(k) of the National Forest Manage ment Act of 1976 (16 U.S.C. 1604(k)) shall apply to the Tongass National Forest except that the Secretary need not consider economic factors in the identification of lands not suited for timber production.". SEC. 103. FISHERIES PROTECTION.

(a) Section 705 (16 U.S.C. 539d) of ANILCA is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection:

“(e) In order to assure protection of riparian habitat, the Secretary shall maintain a buffer zone of no less than one hundred feet in width on each side of all Class I streams in the Tongass National Forest, and on those Class II streams which flow directly into a Class I stream, within which commercial timber harvesting shall be prohibited, except where independent national forest timber sales have already been sold prior to March 1, 1990, or where volume has been released prior to March 1, 1990, to either the Alaska Pulp Corporation or the Ketchikan Pulp Company pursuant to the longterm timber sale contracts numbered 12-11-010–1545 and A10fs1042 respectively. If such an independent timber sale or released volume is within the buffer zone, the Secretary shall make every effort to relocate such independent sale or released volume to an area outside of the buffer zone. The Secretary shall use best management practices, as defined in the Region 10 Soil and Water Conservation handbook (FSH 2509.22), January 1990, to assure the protection of riparian habitat on streams or portions of streams not protected by such buffer zones. For the purposes of this subsection, the terms 'Class I streams' and 'Class II streams' mean the same as they do in the Region 10 Aquatic Habitat Management Handbook (FSH 2609.24), June 1986.”.

(b) No later than one year after the date of enactment of this Act, 16 USC 539d the Secretary of Agriculture, in consultation with the State of note. Alaska, the National Marine Fisheries Service, and affected private land owners, shall prepare and transmit to the Congress a study containing recommendations on the need, if any, to standardize riparian management practices for Federal, State, and private lands within the Tongass National Forest. SEC. 104. FUTURE REPORTS ON THE TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST AND

CONSULTATION. (a) REPORTS.-Section 706(a) of ANILCA (16 U.S.C. 539e(a) is amended by striking the second sentence. Section 706(b) of ANILCA (16 U.S.C. 539e(b)) is amended as follows:

(1) Strike "and (4)” and insert in lieu thereof "(4)".

(2) Strike the period at the end of the subsection and insert", and (5) the impact of timber management on subsistence

resources, wildlife, and fisheries habitats." (b) CONSULTATION.-Section 706(c) of ANILCA (16 U.S.C. 539e(c)) is amended by striking "and the Alaska Land Use Council” and inserting in lieu thereof "the southeast Alaska commercial fishing industry, and the Alaska Land Use Council.”. SEC. 105. SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE PROGRAMS.

(a) Section 14(i)(1) of the National Forest Management Act of 1976 (16 U.S.C. 472a(i)(1)), is amended by striking the following: "road: Provided, That the provisions of this subsection shall not apply to sales of timber on National Forest System lands in the State of Alaska." and inserting in lieu thereof "road.”.

(b) Section 705 (16 U.S.C. 539d) of ANILCA is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection:

“(f) Subject to appropriations, the provisions of this Act and other applicable law (including but not limited to the requirements of the National Forest Management Act of 1976 (Public Law 94-588)) and in order to assure the continuation of the Small Business Administration timber sale program, the Secretary shall, in consultation with the Administrator of the Small Business Administration and to the extent consistent with providing for the multiple use and sustained yield of all renewable forest resources, seek to provide a supply of timber from the Tongass National Forest to those purchasers qualifying as ‘small business concerns' under the Small Business Act as amended (15 U.S.C. 631 et seq.).”.

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