Summary: S.1849 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (09/18/2000)

White Clay Creek Wild and Scenic Rivers System Act - Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate specified segments of the White Clay Creek in Delaware and Pennsylvania, as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System (NWSRS).

Requires the segments to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior, in cooperation with the White Clay Creek Watershed Management Committee pursuant to the plan prepared by the White Clay Creek Wild and Scenic Study Task Force and the National Park Service.

Deems the management plan to satisfy the Act's requirements for a comprehensive management plan.

Prohibits any portion of a segment designated by this Act that is not in the National Park System (NPS) as of the enactment of this Act from being: (1) considered a part of the NPS; (2) managed by the National Park Service; or (3) subject to NPS laws or regulations.

Bars the Federal Government from acquiring, by any means, any right or title in or to land, any easement, or any other interest for the purposes of carrying out this Act.