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52440 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No.

170 / Friday, September 2, 2005 / Notices

Paperwork Reduction Act Penalties DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR


These supplementary rules do not Under section 303(a) of the Federal Bureau of Land Management
contain information collection Land Policy and Management Act of
requirements that the Office of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1733(a)) and 43 CFR [UT–020–1220–MA]
Management and Budget must approve 8360.0–7 if you violate any of these
under the Paperwork Reduction Act of Establishment of Special Recreation
supplementary rules on public lands Management Special Recreation
1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. within the boundaries established in the Permit Fee Area, and Interim Final
Author rules, you may be tried before a United Supplementary Rules on Public Lands
States Magistrate and fined no more Within the Knolls Special Recreation
The principal author of these than $1,000 or imprisoned for no more
supplementary rules is Leah Management Area Managed by the Salt
than 12 months, or both. Such Lake Field Office, UT
Quesenberry, Outdoor Recreation violations may also be subject to the
Planner, Royal Gorge Field Office, enhanced fines provided for by 18 AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management,
Bureau of Land Management. U.S.C. 3571. Interior.
Supplementary Rules for the Gold Belt Ron Wenker, ACTION: Establishment of Special
Travel Management Plan Area Recreation Management Special
State Director, Colorado State Office.
Under 43 CFR 8341.1, 8364.1, and Recreation Permit Fee Area, and Interim
[FR Doc. 05–17503 Filed 9–1–05; 8:45 am]
8365.1–6, the Bureau of Land Final Supplementary Rules with request
BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P
Management will enforce the following for comments.
rules on the public lands within the SUMMARY: In accordance with the Knolls
Gold Belt Travel Management Plan area, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Recreation Area Management Plan, the
Royal Gorge Field Office, Colorado. You Bureau of Land Management (BLM),
must follow these rules: Bureau of Land Management
Salt Lake Field Office, is establishing a
Rules special recreation permit fee area, and
[AZ–411–1232–FH] issuing interim final supplementary
1. In the Gold Belt Travel rules and requesting comments. These
Management Plan area (138,600 acres of Floating Permit To Change at Gila Box interim final supplementary rules will
public land)— Riparian National Conservation Area apply to public lands within the Knolls
a. You must not park a motorized Special Recreation Management Area
vehicle farther than 100 feet from a AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management,
(SRMA) and will be effective until the
designated road or trail; Interior.
publication of a final supplementary
b. You must not use a motorized ACTION: Change the permit required for rule. The BLM has determined these
vehicle for camping more than 100 feet floating the Gila River from a Recreation interim final supplementary rules are
from a designated road or trail; Use Permit to a Special Recreation necessary to enhance the safety of
c. You must not use a motorized Permit. visitors, protect natural resources,
vehicle for retrieving game more than improve recreation opportunities, and
100 feet from a designated road and SUMMARY: The Federal Lands Recreation protect public health.
trail. Enhancement Act (FLREA) requires that DATES: The interim final supplementary
2. You must not ride mountain bikes the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) rules are effective September 2, 2005.
other than on designated roads and change its fee collection at the Gila Box We invite comments until November 1,
trails on public lands in the Gold Belt Riparian National Conservation Area 2005.
Travel Management Plan area. (RNCA) from Recreation Use Permits to
3. You must not engage in recreational ADDRESSES: Mail or hand deliver all
Special Recreation Permits. This change comments concerning the interim final
target shooting on public lands in the will only affect the Gila River floatboat
following areas: Garden Park Fossil Area supplementary rules to the Bureau of
put-in facility along the Gila River. The Land Management, Salt Lake Field
(3,000 acres), the Shelf Road fee remains the same.
campgrounds and climbing area (2,900 Office, 2370 S. 2300 W. Salt Lake City,
acres), a one-quarter mile wide corridor DATES: This change becomes effective Utah 84119 or e-mail comments to
along Phantom Canyon Road (4,200 immediately upon termination of the Mail_UT-Salt_Lake@ut.blm.gov.
acres), and Penrose Commons (3,100 required 30-day public notification FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
acres). process following publication of this Mandy Rigby, Outdoor Recreation
Notice. Planner, 2370 S. 2300 W. Salt Lake City,
Exceptions Utah 84119, 801–977–4300.
These supplementary rules do not FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
apply to emergency, law enforcement, Wilbanks, BLM Safford Field Office, 711
and Federal or other government 14th Avenue, Safford, AZ 85546; call I. Public Comment Procedures
vehicles while being used for official or (928) 348–4573; or e-mail Written comments on the interim
other emergency purposes, or to any Jeff_Wilbanks@blm.gov. final supplementary rules should be
other vehicle use that is expressly SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Congress specific, confined to issues pertinent to
authorized or otherwise officially passed the FLREA in 2004 as Public the interim final supplementary rules,
approved by BLM. The prohibition of Law 108–447. and should explain the reason for any
target shooting in rule 3 has no effect on recommended change. Where possible,
hunting by licensed hunters in Dated: July 7, 2005. comments should reference the specific
legitimate pursuit of game during the Bonnie Winslow, section or paragraph of the proposal
proper season with appropriate Acting Field Manager. which the comment is addressing. BLM
firearms, as defined by the Colorado [FR Doc. 05–17506 Filed 9–1–05; 8:45 am] may not necessarily consider or include
Division of Wildlife. BILLING CODE 4310–32–P in the Administrative Record for the

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final rule comments that BLM receives areas, target shooting, use of dangerous Under these circumstances, the BLM
after the close of the comment period motorcycle jumps, and excessive motor finds good cause to issue these interim
(see DATES), unless they are postmarked vehicle speed on maintained roads. final supplementary rules to allow for
or electronically dated before the The Knolls SRMA will be established the protection of public health and
deadline, or comments delivered to an as a fee site requiring the issuance of safety. The public is now invited to
address other than those listed above individual Special Recreation Permits. provide additional comments on the
(See ADDRESSES). The permit requirement and an interim final supplementary rules. See
Comments, including names, street associated fee payment under 43 CFR the DATES and ADDRESSES sections for
addresses, and other contact 2932.31 will be enforced beginning on information on submitting comments.
information of respondents, will be March 1, 2006.
available for public review at the Salt The public has been extensively III. Procedural Matters
Lake Field Office, 2370 S. 2300 W. Salt involved in planning for the Executive Order 12866, Regulatory
Lake City, Utah 84119, during regular management of the area through the Planning and Review
business hours (7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.), Knolls Recreation Area Management
These interim final supplementary
Monday through Friday, except Federal Plan (RAMP) process and review under
rules are not a significant regulatory
holidays. Individual respondents may National Environmental Policy Act
action and are not subject to review by
request confidentiality. If you wish to (NEPA). The Knolls RAMP includes a
the Office of Management and Budget
request that BLM consider withholding list of the supplementary rules that are
under Executive Order 12866. These
your name, street address, and other to be published concerning rules of
interim final supplementary rules will
contact information (such as: Internet conduct for public use within the
not have an effect of $100 million or
address, fax or phone number) from SRMA. With the exception of the
more on the economy. They are not
public review or from disclosure under prohibition of ramps and jumps without
intended to affect commercial activity,
the Freedom of Information Act, you a permit (see Section II.2 [l] below), all
but contain rules of conduct for public
must state this prominently at the of the interim final supplementary rules
use of a certain recreational area. They
beginning of your comment. BLM will were identified in the RAMP. The
will not adversely affect, in a material
honor requests for confidentiality on a prohibition against jumps and ramps is
way, the economy, productivity,
case-by-case basis to the extent allowed a result of recent incidents of these
competition, jobs, the environment,
by law. BLM will make available for structures being constructed on sand
public health or safety, or state, local, or
public inspection in their entirety all dunes in the SRMA, whose use can Tribal governments or communities.
submissions from organizations or result in serious injuries and death. The These interim final supplementary rules
businesses, and from individuals comment period for these interim final will not create a serious inconsistency
identifying themselves as supplementary rules will allow the or otherwise interfere with an action
representatives or officials of public to comment on this additional taken or planned by another agency.
organizations or businesses. supplementary rule, as well as the The interim final supplementary rules
supplementary rules discussed in the do not alter the budgetary effects of
II. Background
RAMP. entitlements, grants, user fees, or loan
The BLM is establishing these interim The Salt Lake Field Office has taken
final supplementary rules under the programs or the right or obligations of
the following steps to involve the public their recipients; nor do they raise novel
authority of 43 CFR 8365.1–6, which in planning for the area and developing
allows BLM State Directors to establish legal or policy issues. They mere impose
the policies contained in the interim certain rules on recreational activities
such rules for the protection of persons, final supplementary rules: on a limited portion of the public lands
property, and public lands and • As part of the NEPA process, we
resources. This provision allows the in Utah in order to protect human
published public notice of the initiation
BLM to issue rules of less than national health, safety, and the environment.
of the Knolls RAMP and the
effect without codifying the rules in the environmental review process on July Clarity of the Interim Final
Code of Federal Regulations. Upon 11, 2003. Supplementary Rules
completion, the rules will be available • In February 2004, members of the Executive Order 12866 requires each
for inspection in the Salt Lake Field public, affected agencies, and interested agency to write regulations that are
Office; the rules will be posted at the organizations were notified of the simple and easy to understand. We
Knolls Special Recreation Management completion of Draft Knolls RAMP. invite your comments on how to make
Area; and they will be published in a Several methods were used to solicit these interim final supplementary rules
newspaper of general circulation in the review and comments including the easier to understand, including answers
affected vicinity. The overall program mailing of copies of the Draft RAMP, a to questions such as the following:
authority for the operation of this news release issued in local papers and (1) Are the requirements in the
recreation site is found in sections 302 on the Internet, and a mass mailing of interim final supplementary rules
and 310 of the Federal Land Policy and informational postcards. clearly stated?
Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. • An open house meeting was (2) Do the interim final
1732, 1740). conducted on February 24, 2004. Those supplementary rules contain technical
BLM finds good cause to publish attending included members of the language or jargon that interferes with
these supplementary rules on an interim public, representatives from state and their clarity?
final basis, effective the date of Federal agencies, and off-highway (3) Does the format of the interim final
publication, because of health and vehicle clubs and organizations. supplementary rules (grouping and
safety concerns due to current off- • Comments were accepted through order of sections, use of headings,
highway vehicle use within the Knolls mail, personal delivery, or by e-mail. paragraphing, etc.) air or reduce their
SRMA. A high amount of visitation is The Draft Knolls RAMP was available clarity?
occurring within the SRMA, which has for review at the Field Office or on the (4) Would the interim final
led to numerous safety concerns Internet until March 2004. Comments supplementary rules be easier to
including, but not limited to: glass and received were responded to in the Final understand if they were divided into
campfire remains left in sand dune Knolls RAMP completed in July 2004. more (but shorter) sections?

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(5) Is the description of the interim on business, commercial, or industrial Consultation and Coordination With
final supplementary rules in the use of the public lands. Indian Tribal Governments (E.O. 13175)
SUPPLMENTARY INFORMATION section of
Unfunded Mandates Reform Act In accordance with Executive Order
this preamble helpful in understanding
the interim final supplementary rules? These interim final supplementary 13175, we have found that these interim
How could this description be more rules do not impose an unfunded final supplementary rules do not
helpful in making the interim final mandate on state, local, or Tribal include policies that have Tribal
supplementary rules easier to governments or the private sector of implications. The interim final
understand? more than $100 million per year; nor do supplementary rules do not affect lands
these interim final supplementary rules held for the benefit of Indians, Aleuts,
Please send any comments you have
have a significant or unique effect on or Eskimos.
on the clarity of the interim final
supplementary rules to the address state, local, or tribal governments or the Paperwork Reduction Act
specified in the ADDRESSES section. private sector. The interim final
supplementary rules do not require These interim final supplementary
National Environmental Policy Act anything of state, local, or Tribal rules do not contain information
governments. Therefore, BLM is not collection requirements that the Office
BLM has prepared an environmental
required to prepare a statement of Management and Budget must
assessment (EA) and has found that the
containing the information required by approve under the Paperwork Reduction
interim final supplementary rules
the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act (2 Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.
would not constitute a major Federal
action significantly affecting the quality U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). Author
of the human environment under Executive Order 12630, Governmental
section 102(2)(C) of the National The principal author of these interim
Actions and Interference With
Environmental Policy Act of 1969 final supplementary rules is Mandy
Constitutionally Protected Property
(NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C). The Rigby, Outdoor Recreation Planner, Salt
Rights (Takings)
interim final supplementary rules Lake Field Office, Bureau of Land
The interim final supplementary rules Management.
merely contain rules of conduct for the do not represent a government action
Knolls SRMA. These rules are designed capable of interfering with Interim Final Supplementary Rules for
to protect the environment and the constitutionally protected property the Knolls Special Recreation
public health and safety. A detailed rights. The interim final supplementary Management Area
statement under NEPA is not required. rules do not address property rights in
BLM has placed the EA and the Finding Sec. 1 Definitions
any form, and do not cause the
of No Significant Impact (FONSI) on file impairment of anybody’s property Knolls Special Recreation
in the BLM Administrative Record at rights. Therefore, the Department of the Management Area (SRMA). The Knolls
the address specified in the ADDRESSES Interior has determined that these SRMA encompasses public lands
section. interim final supplementary rules located in:
Regulatory Flexibility Act would not cause a taking of private T. 1 S., R. 12 W., SLM, Secs. 19–23
property or require further discussion of south of the railroad grade, and 26–
Congress enacted the Regulatory takings implications under this
Flexibility Act (RFA) of 1980, as 35.
Executive Order. T. 2 S., R. 12 W., SLM, Secs. 2–11, and
amended, 5 U.S.C. 601–612, to ensure
that Government regulations do not Executive Order 13132, Federalism 14–18.
unnecessarily or disproportionately The interim final supplementary rules T. 1 S., R. 13 W., SLM, Secs. 19–24
burden small entities. The RFA requires will not have a substantial direct effect south of the railroad grade, and 25–
a regulatory flexibility analysis if a rule on the states, on the relationship 36.
would have a significant economic between the national government and T. 2 S., R. 13 W., SLM, Secs. 1–13.
impact, either detrimental or beneficial, the states, or on the distribution of
on a substantial number of small Off-highway vehicle. Any motorized
power and responsibilities among the vehicle capable of, or designed for,
entities. The interim final various levels of government. The
supplementary rules do not pertain travel on or immediately over land,
interim final supplementary rules affect water, or other natural terrain,
specifically to commercial or land in only one state, Utah, and do not
governmental entities of any size, but to excluding: (1) Any nonamphibious
address jurisdictional issues involving registered motorboat; (2) Any military,
public recreational use of specific the state government. Therefore, in
public lands. Therefore, BLM has fire, emergency, or law enforcement
accordance with Executive Order 13132, vehicle being used for emergency
determined under the RFA that these BLM has determined that these interim
interim final supplementary rules purposes; (3) Any vehicle whose use is
final supplementary rules do not have expressly authorized by the authorized
would not have a significant economic sufficient Federalism implications to
impact on a substantial number of small officer, or otherwise officially approved;
warrant preparation of a Federalism (4) Vehicles in official use; and (5) Any
entities. Assessment. combat or combat support vehicle when
Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice used in times of national defense
Fairness Act (SBREFA) Reform emergencies.
These interim final supplementary Under Executive Order 12988, the Primary vehicle: A street legal vehicle
rules do not constitute a ‘‘major rule’’ as Office of the Solicitor has determined used for transportation to the recreation
defined at 5 U.S.C. 804(2). The interim that these interim final supplementary site.
final supplementary rules merely rules will not unduly burden the Dangerous weapon(s): Any weapon
contain rules of conduct for recreational judicial system and that they meet the that in the manner of its use, or
use of certain public lands. The interim requirements of sections 3(a) and 3(b)(2) intended use, is capable of causing
final supplementary rules have no effect of the Order. death or serious bodily injury.

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Sec. 2 Prohibited Acts m. You must not enter, camp, park or improved, streamlined program, but
a. You must not discharge or use stay longer than one half hour within may also serve as a model for other
firearms or other dangerous weapons for the SRMA without properly paying Federal agencies.
the purpose of target shooting. This does required permit fees. Permits must be
purchased and visibly displayed in the Estimated
not include the discharge of firearms or numbers of
dangerous weapons while person(s) are windshield of all primary vehicles with
engaged in bona fide hunting activities the date side facing out. Re- Burden
n. You must not camp or use sponses hours
during established hunting seasons and
motorized vehicles within 200 feet of
are properly licensed for these activities. Volunteers-In-Parks
b. You must not use or possess to use any perennial water source or
impoundment. Program Assessment 6,100 1,630
any glass containers outside of enclosed
vehicles, camp trailers, or tents. Sec. 3 Penalties Under provisions of the Paperwork
c. You must not use or possess to use Any person who violates any of these Reduction Act of 1995 and 5 CFR part
as firewood any materials containing supplementary rules may be tried before 1320, Reporting and Record Keeping
nails, screws, or other metal hardware, a United States Magistrate and fined no Requirements, the NPS invites
including, but not limited to, wood more than $1,000 or imprisoned for no comments on the need for gathering the
pallets and/or construction debris. more than 12 months, or both. 43 U.S.C. information in the proposed survey.
d. You must not use an accelerant for 1733(a); 43 CFR 8360.0–7. Such Comments are invited on: (1) The
the purposes of igniting a campfire. violations may also be subject to the practical utility of the information being
However, you may ignite any campfire enhanced fines provided for by 18 gathered; (2) the accuracy of the burden
or other material used for cooking U.S.C. 3571. hour estimate; (3) ways to enhance the
purposes, by using any commercially quality, utility, and clarity of the
purchased charcoal igniter or other non- Dated: June 15, 2005.
information to be collected; and (4)
hazardous fuels. Sally Wisely,
ways to minimize the burden to
e. You must not drive a motor vehicle State Director.
respondents, including use of
through any campfire, or through any [FR Doc. 05–17507 Filed 9–1–05; 8:45 am] automated information collection
flaming debris or other flaming BILLING CODE 4310–DK–P techniques or other forms of information
material(s). technology.
f. You must not burn any potentially
DATES: Public comments will be
hazardous material including, but not DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
limited to, gasoline, oil, plastic, and accepted on or before November 1,
magnesium. National Park Service 2005.
g. You must not ignite a campfire Send Comments To: Joy M.
outside the confines of a fire pan or 60-Day Notice of Intention To Request Pietschmann, National Park Service,
other container. All ashes and unburned Clearance of Collection of Information; Servicewide Volunteer Program
fuel from campfires may be disposed of Opportunity for Public Comment Coordinator, 1849 C Street NW., 2450,
in a small pit excavated with hand tools Washington, DC 20240.
AGENCY: Department of the Interior,
as long as the material being disposed FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joy
National Park Service.
of is mostly ash. You must not dispose M. Pietschmann, 202–513–7141.
ACTION: Notice and request for
of non-flammable materials in a fire on comments. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title:
public lands. BLM may authorize large National Park Service Volunteers-In-
bonfires, which would go beyond the SUMMARY: The National Park Service Parks Program Assessment.
limit of a fire pan, by permit on a case- (NPS) Volunteers-In-Parks (VIP) OMB Number: To be requested.
by-case basis. program (Pub. L. 91–357) is collecting Expiration Date: To be requested.
h. You must not operate a motorized information from volunteers in the form Type of Request: Request for new
vehicle in excess of the posted speed of a survey for the purposes of clearance.
limit on any maintained roadway within evaluating the program and its Description of Need: The NPS
the SRMA. effectiveness. In order to effectively Volunteers-In-Parks program is
i. You must not operate a motorized manage the increasing trend of authorized by the Volunteers in the
vehicle in excess of 15 m.p.h. off of volunteerism in the NPS, it is Parks Act of 1969 (16 U.S.C. 18g–18j).
established or maintained roadways imperative that the agency assess its The Volunteers in the Parks Act of 1969
within 50 feet of any animals, people, or strengths and weaknesses and as originally enacted was Public Law
vehicles. determine methods for improved 91–357. Volunteering is an American
j. You must not operate or use any efficiency. A servicewide volunteer tradition that over the years has made
audio device, including, but not limited program assessment has not been an immeasurable contribution to
to, a radio, television, musical conducted to date. Current VIPs will be communities, organizations, and
instrument, other noise producing surveyed (mail-back/Internet-based individuals throughout the country.
device, or motorized equipment questionnaire) during this process to Volunteers are vital to the success of the
between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. collect information about the current NPS. The VIP program can accept and
in a manner that makes unreasonable status and needs of the program. In use voluntary help and services from
noise that disturbs other visitors. addition, follow-up focus groups (3 with the public, in a way that is mutually
k. You must not operate an off- up to 20 participants each) and beneficial to the NPS and the volunteer.
highway vehicle without a properly telephone interviews (up to 40) will be In FY2004 140,000 volunteers donated 5
installed spark arrestor. conducted to acquire detailed data million hours of service to their national
l. You must not use or possess any expanding on questionnaire results). parks at a value of $85.9 million. VIPs
man-made ramp or jump, for the Recommendations for improvements come from every state and many
purposes of performing acrobatic or will be made based on the findings. This different countries to help preserve and
aerial stunts. process will not only aid in creating an protect America’s natural and cultural

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