H.R.1289 - National Parks Institute Act 108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Radanovich, George [R-CA-19] (Introduced 03/13/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce; Resources|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/15/2003 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1289 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
National Parks Institute Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the National Park Service, to establish the National Parks Institute to: (1) train future executives in the complex management issues that confront national parks; (2) promote scientific research to support decision making in national parks; (3) promote stewardship through consultation, cooperation, and communication, all in the service of conservation; (4) promote and develop environmentally sustainable resource management practices; and (5) develop and promote a sophisticated program to help developing nations manage their natural and cultural resources.
Introduced in House (03/13/2003)
Requires the Institute to be located on the campus of the University of California at Merced, California. Authorizes the Secretary to lease or acquire a facility for the Institute or to construct a facility if a suitable facility is not available.