H.R.2541 - To adjust the boundaries of the Gulf Islands National Seashore to include Cat Island, Mississippi.106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Taylor, Gene [D-MS-5] (Introduced 07/15/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Resources | Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 106-447|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/27/2000 Subcommittee on National Parks, Historic Preservation, and Recreation. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.2541 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Amends Federal law which established the Gulf Islands National Seashore to include within such Seashore Cat Island, Mississippi, if acquired by the Secretary of the Interior from a willing seller. Authorizes the Secretary to acquire from a willing seller: (1)an easement over the Boddie Family Tract on Cat Island in order to implement an agreement concerning the development and use of such parcel; and (2) certain lands and interests within one mile seaward of Cat Island.
Passed House amended (11/16/1999)
Authorizes the Secretary to enter into agreements: (1) with the State of Mississippi for managing resources and providing law enforcement assistance on Cat Island and one mile seaward therefrom; and (2) with the owners of the Boddie Tract for effecting the agreement concerning its development and use.
Authorizes appropriations to acquire lands and submerged lands on and adjacent to Cat Island.