Summary: H.R.3853 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

Shown Here:
Reported to House with amendment(s) (04/09/2002)

Makes technical corrections to specified laws relating to parks and public lands.

Amends the Vicksburg Campaign Trail Battlefields Preservation Act of 2000 to include Fort Heiman, Kentucky, and resources in and around Columbus, Kentucky, within its battlefield areas for preservation.

Qualifies employees of foundations established by Acts of Congress to solicit private sector funds on behalf of Federal land management agencies for General Services Administration contract airfares.

Extends the grace period for personal watercraft use within 21 specified National Park System areas until December 31, 2004, to allow completion of environmental assessments.

Designates as official titles the popular names for the National Park Service Organic Act and the National Park System General Authorities Act.