H.R.5061 - To establish Dry Tortugas National Park in the State of Florida.102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fascell, Dante B. [D-FL-19] (Introduced 05/05/1992)|
|Committees:||House - Interior and Insular Affairs | Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 102-820|
|Latest Action:||10/27/1992 Pocket Vetoed by President. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Pocket vetoed by President
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Summary: H.R.5061 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (08/10/1992)
Establishes the Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida. Abolishes the Fort Jefferson National Monument.
Specifies that the park shall be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a unit of the National Park Service and managed for specified purposes.
Authorizes the Secretary to: (1) acquire lands and interests in land within the park by donation or exchange; (2) exchange those Federal lands which were deleted from the park by specified boundary modifications and which are directly adjacent to lands owned by the State of Florida outside the park, for lands owned by Florida within the park boundary; and (3) lease or acquire, by purchase, donation, or exchange, and operate incidental administrative and support facilities in Key West, Florida. Provides for the transfer to the Secretary of jurisdiction over lands within the park boundaries determined by the U.S. Coast Guard to be excess to its needs, subject to specified requirements.