Summary: H.R.149 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (11/19/1999)

Omnibus Parks Technical Corrections Act of 1999 - Title I: Technical Corrections to Division I - Amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 (the Act) and other specified Federal law to make technical corrections to provisions concerning the: (1) Presidio of San Francisco and the Presidio Trust (granting the latter specified additional authorities); (2) Colonial National Historical Park; (3) Merced Irrigation District; (4) Big Thicket National Preserve; (5) Kenai Natives Association land exchange; (6) Lamprey Wild and Scenic River; (7) Vancouver National Historic Reserve; (8) Memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr.; (9) Advisory Council on Historic Preservation; (10) Great Falls Historic District, New Jersey; (11) New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park; (12) Nicodemus National Historic Site; (13) Aleutian World War II (UNALASKA) National Historic Area; (14) Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Historic Preservation Study; (15) Shenandoah Valley Battlefields; (16) Washita Battlefield; (17) ski area permit rental charge; (18) Glacier Bay National Park; (19) Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center; (20) National Park Service administrative reform; (21) Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor; (22) Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve; (23) recreation lakes; (24) Fossil Forest protection; (25) Opal Creek Wilderness and Scenic Recreation Area; (26) Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area; (27) Natchez National Historical Park; (28) regulation of fishing in certain waters of Alaska; and (29) Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 regarding minor boundary revisions.

Title II: Technical Corrections to Division II - Amends the Act to make technical corrections to provisions concerning the: (1) National Coal Heritage Area; (2) Tennessee Civil War Heritage Area; (3) Augusta Canal National Heritage Area; (4) Essex National Heritage Area; (5) Ohio & Erie Canal National Heritage Corridor; and (6) Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area.

Title III: Technical Corrections to Other Public Laws - Makes technical corrections to: (1) Federal law reauthorizing the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Citizen Advisory Commission; (2) the Arches National Park Expansion Act of 1998; (3) the Dutch John Federal Property Disposition and Assistance Act of 1998; (4) the Oregon Public Lands Transfer and Protection Act of 1998; (5) Federal law concerning the National Park Foundation; (6) the National Parks Omnibus Management Act of 1998; (7) Federal laws concerning the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and the acquisition of Spirit Mound, South Dakota; and (8) the America's Agricultural Heritage Partnership Act.

(Sec. 310) Authorizes units of the National Park System, that are not currently participating in the Recreational Fee Demonstration Program, to retain and expend entrance and recreational-use fees under the same formula as directed by the Recreational Fee Demonstration Program.