Summary: H.R.4759 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4759. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/16/2002)

Governors Island National Monument Ratification Act - Ratifies the establishment of the Governors Island National Monument. Declares that the Monument shall not be subject to sale. Directs the Administrator of General Services to transfer to the Secretary of the Interior administrative jurisdiction over and management of the Monument.

States that the boundary of the Monument shall include Building 140, its land, and Dock 102. Requires the Monument to be administered by the Secretary in accordance with this Act and with the laws generally applicable to units of the National Park System.

Authorizes the Secretary to: (1) consult and enter into cooperative agreements with the Administrator or any management entity to provide for the preservation, development, interpretation, use of, and access to the Monument; and (2) provide, subject to an agreement with the Administrator or any management entity, interpretive services and signage in the Governors Island National Historic Landmark District.

Directs the Secretary to prepare a complete management plan for the Monument by January 19, 2004, with specified reservations of rights of access and use.