Summary: H.R.1866 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/19/1999)

Public Appeals Parity Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to establish procedures for an administrative appeals process for decisions made by the National Park Service or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.

Requires any regulations developed by the Secretary, at a minimum, to include: (1) the type of agency decisions that may be appealed; (2) who may appeal them; (3) the responsibilities of the parties in an appeal; (4) procedures for making such an appeal, including opportunity for the public to appeal the decision before its implementation; and (5) a process whereby the public is given timely notification of any decision it has a right to appeal.