S.2494 - Petrified Forest National Park Expansion Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ] (Introduced 05/09/2002)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||05/09/2002 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (text of measure as introduced: CR S4157-4158) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2494 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Petrified Forest National Park Expansion Act of 2002 - Revises the boundaries of the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona.
Introduced in Senate (05/09/2002)
Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to acquire private and State lands within in the Park's revised boundary to be administered as part of the Park.
Directs the Secretary to transfer to the National Park Service (NPS) administrative jurisdiction over any land under the Secretary's jurisdiction that: (1) is within the Park's boundaries; and (2) is not under the NPS's administrative jurisdiction.
Permits the continuation of grazing on land transferred to the Secretary.
Requires the Secretary to amend the general management plan for the Park to address the use and management of any additional land acquired under this Act.