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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1666

PUBLIC LAW 98-430—SEPT. 28, 1984 twenty acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Alexander Springs and Billies Bay Wilderness—Proposed", dated March 1980, and shall be known as the Billies Bay Wilderness. WILDERNESS STUDY AREAS

16 USC 1131 note. Report. President of U.S.

SEC. 2. (a) In furtherance of the purposes of the Wilderness Act, the following lands shall be reviewed by the Secretary of Agriculture as to their suitability for preservation as wilderness. The Secretary shall submit his report and findings to the President, and the President shall submit his recommendation to the Congress of the United States no later than three years from the date of enactment of this Act: (1) certain lands in Apalachicola National Forest, Florida, which comprise approximately six thousand five hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Clear Lake Wilderness Study Area", dated April 1984, and shall be known as the Clear Lake Wilderness Study Area; and (2) certain lands in the Osceola National Forest, Florida, which comprise approximately four thousand four hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Natural Area Wilderness Study Area", dated April 1984, and shall be known as the Natural Area Wilderness Study Area. (b) Subject to valid existing rights, the wilderness study areas designated by this section shall, until Congress determines otherwise, be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture so as to maintain their presently existing wilderness character and potential for inclusion in the National Wilderness Preservation System. MAPS AND DESCRIPTIONS

Public availability.

SEC. 3. As soon as practicable after the provisions of section 1 of this Act take effect, the Secretary of Agriculture shall file maps and legal descriptions of each wilderness area designated by such section with the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs and the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate, and each such map and legal description shall have the same force and effect as if included in this Act: Provided, however, That correction of clerical and typographical errors in such legal descriptions and maps may be made. Each such map and legal description shall be on file and available for public inspection in the office of the Chief, United States 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: Provided, That any reference in such provisions to the effective date of the Wilderness Act shall be deemed to be a reference to the effective date of the relevant provisions of this Act. OSCEOLA NATIONAL FOREST

Phosphate.

SEC. 5. (1) The Department of the Interior shall not issue phosphate leases in the Osceola National Forest, Florida, unless and