Summary: H.R.3423 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House with amendment(s) (10/12/1988)

(Reported to House from the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries with amendment, H. Rept. 100-1077)

Directs the Secretary of the Interior to designate and acquire lands for the establishment of the Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge, Washington. Requires the Secretary to prepare a management plan which includes a visitor center and other facilities. Authorizes appropriations for such purposes.

Requires the Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service to request the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to encourage, accept, and administer private gifts of property to further the purposes of this Act. Requires the Director, in preparing the management plan, to give special consideration to means of encouraging the participation and contributions of local public and private entities in developing and implementing such plan.

Requires that certain lands and waters in the Quillayute Needles National Wildlife Refuge and the Flattery Rocks National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, be administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for refuge purposes under the national wildlife refuge system. Requires the Service to seek law enforcement assistance from the National Park Service to protect the ecological resources of these Refuges.

Amends the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 to authorize the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to utilize the personnel and services of other Federal or State agencies for law enforcement assistance.