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107th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 5512

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT


 
    To provide for an adjustment of the boundaries of Mount Rainier 
                 National Park, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

     This Act may be cited as the ``Mount Rainier National Park 
Boundary Adjustment Act of 2002''.

SEC. 2. EXPANSION OF MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK.

    (a) In General.--
            (1) Acquisition authorized.--The Secretary of the Interior 
        may acquire, from willing owners only, privately owned land 
        depicted on the map entitled ``Mount Rainer National Park 
        FY2004 LWCF Project'', numbered 105/92,002, and dated October 
        2002. The privately owned land so depicted may be acquired from 
        such willing owners by donation, purchase with donated or 
        appropriated funds, or exchange.
            (2) Limitation.--The total acreage of the land acquired 
        under this subsection and the land transferred to the 
        administrative jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior 
        under subsection (b) shall not exceed 1,000 acres.
            (3) Inclusion in park.--Upon the acquisition of property by 
        the Secretary under this subsection--
                    (A) the boundary of Mount Rainier National Park 
                shall be modified to include the acquired property and 
                to ensure that access over the Carbon River Bridge to 
                National Forest lands is maintained for commercial and 
                other public use; and
                    (B) the Secretary of the Interior shall administer 
                the acquired property as part of Mount Rainier National 
                Park.
    (b) Transfer of National Forest Lands.--
            (1) Transfer.--There is transferred to the Secretary of the 
        Interior administrative jurisdiction over National Forest lands 
        depicted on the map referred to in subsection (a)(1).
            (2) Inclusion in park.--Upon the effective date of this 
        subsection, the boundary of Mount Rainier National Park shall 
        be modified to include the lands referred to in paragraph (1).
    (c) Administrative Site.--In addition to lands acquired under 
subsection (a), in order to provide public information for visitors 
accessing public lands along the Carbon and Mowich Corridors, the 
Secretary of the Interior may acquire land in the vicinity of Wilkeson, 
Washington, not to exceed .5 acre, by purchase, donation, or exchange, 
and from willing owners only.
    (d) Administration of Acquired Lands.--The Secretary of the 
Interior shall administer lands acquired under this section as part of 
Mount Rainier National Park and in accordance with applicable laws and 
regulations.
    (e) Availability of Map.--The map referred to in subsection (a)(1) 
shall be on file in the appropriate offices of the National Park 
Service.

            Passed the House of Representatives November 15 
      (legislative day, November 14), 2002.

            Attest:

                                                                 Clerk.
107th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                               H. R. 5512

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT

    To provide for an adjustment of the boundaries of Mount Rainier 
                 National Park, and for other purposes.