H.R.5512 - Mount Rainier National Park Boundary Adjustment Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Dunn, Jennifer [R-WA-8] (Introduced 10/01/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Resources|
|Latest Action:||11/15/2002 Received in the Senate. (All Actions)|
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[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 5512 Engrossed in House (EH)] 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.