H.R.3292 - Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge Establishment Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Baker, Richard H. [R-LA-6] (Introduced 11/10/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Resources | Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 106-459; H. Rept. 106-659|
|Latest Action:||10/27/2000 Became Public Law No: 106-369. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3292 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge Establishment Act - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to establish the Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana and to acquire lands and waters within the prescribed acquisition boundary. Directs the Secretary to establish the Refuge by publication of a notice in the Federal Register and local publications whenever sufficient property has been acquired to constitute an area that can be efficiently managed as a refuge.
Passed Senate amended (10/05/2000)
Directs the Secretary, in providing opportunities for compatible fish- and wildlife-oriented recreation on the Refuge, to ensure that hunting, fishing, wildlife observation and photography, and environmental education and interpretation are the priority public uses of the Refuge.
Designates a building proposed to be located within the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on Assateague Island, Virginia, as the Herbert H. Bateman Education And Administrative Center.