Summary: H.R.3964 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (07/27/1988)

(Measure passed House, amended, roll call #245 (248-130))

Establishes the National Park System Review Board to maintain a continuing review of National Park Service programs and of existing and proposed National Park System units. Requires the Board to transmit annually to the President and the Congress: (1) a report containing the results of such review, together with recommendations for the management of the National Park System or any proposed additions to such System; and (2) budget recommendations for the Service and the Board.

Establishes a Director of the National Park Service within the Department of the Interior, to be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. Transfers all functions and authorities of the Secretary of the Interior which are carried out through the National Park Service to the Director. Mandates a five year term of office for the Director.