Summary: H.R.76 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (06/14/1990)

Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate the St. Marys River in Florida and Georgia for potential addition to the wild and scenic rivers system.

Requires the study for the designation of such River to be completed within three years of this Act's enactment. Requires the Secretary of the Interior, in carrying out the study, to consult with the Governors and the representatives of the local governments of Florida and Georgia and with owners of land adjacent to the River, specifically regarding the assessment and protection of resource values. Requires such study to include the Secretary's recommendation on the role States, local governments, and land owners should play in the management of the River if it is designated as part of the wild and scenic rivers system.