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Short Titles as Introduced

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Act of 1995

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide for the establishment of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Kansas, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
04/06/1995Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date All Actions
09/28/1996For Further Action See H.R.4236.
04/12/1995Executive Comment Requested from Interior.
04/12/1995Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Lands.
Action By: Committee on Resources
04/06/1995Referred to the House Committee on Resources.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/06/1995Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Meyers, Jan [R-KS-3]* 04/06/1995

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Resources04/06/1995 Referred to
House Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Lands04/12/1995 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/06/1995)

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Act of 1995 - Establishes the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve to provide for the preservation, restoration, and interpretation of the Spring Hill Ranch area of the Flint Hills of Kansas.

Considers the Preserve a designated unit of the National Park System, including for purposes of charging entrance and admission fees under specified provisions of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965.

Requires the Secretary of the Interior to prepare and submit to specified congressional committees a general management plan for the Preserve.

Authorizes the acquisition of real property and improvements thereon, and rights-of-way on roads that are not owned by Kansas, within the boundaries of the Preserve. Sets forth provisions regarding payments to local governments in lieu of taxes for such real property. Prohibits: (1) such property from being acquired without the owner's consent; and (2) U.S. acquisition of fee ownership of any lands within the Preserve other than these lands.

Establishes the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Advisory Committee to advise the Secretary and the Director of the National Park Service on the development, management, and interpretation of the Preserve.

Authorizes appropriations.