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Passed House amended (10/10/1990)

Amends the Water Resources Development Act of 1974 to transfer responsibility for all planning, acquisition, development, and administrative jurisdiction over all Federal lands, water, interests, and improvements within the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in Kentucky and Tennessee from the Secretary of the Army to the Secretary of the Interior. Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to complete all acquisition and development activities in progress on the date of transfer.

Modifies certain restrictions on motorized transportation in the gorge area.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to make improvements to the Charit Creek Lodge, its associated facilities, and any historic structures determined to be eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.