Text: H.R.1577 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 108-64 (07/29/2003)




[108th Congress Public Law 64]
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Public Law 108-64
108th Congress

                                 An Act


 
 To designate the visitor center in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument 
     in Arizona as the ``Kris Eggle Visitor Center'', and for other 
            purposes. <<NOTE: July 29, 2003 -  [H.R. 1577]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress <<NOTE: 16 USC 431 
note.>> assembled,

SECTION 1. REDESIGNATION.

    (a) Finding.--Congress finds that in August 2002, Kris Eggle, a 28-
year-old park ranger in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, was 
murdered in the line of duty along the border between the United States 
and Mexico.
    (b) Dedication.--Congress dedicates the visitor center in Organ Pipe 
Cactus National Monument to Kris Eggle and to promoting awareness of the 
risks taken each day by all public land management law enforcement 
officers.
    (c) Redesignation.--The visitor center in Organ Pipe Cactus National 
Monument in Arizona is hereby designated as the ``Kris Eggle Visitor 
Center''.
    (d) Reference.--Any reference to the visitor center in Organ Pipe 
Cactus National Monument in Arizona, in any law, regulation, map, 
document, record, or other paper of the United States shall be 
considered to be a reference to the ``Kris Eggle Visitor Center''.
    (e) Signage.--The Secretary of the Interior shall post interpretive 
signs at the visitor center and at the trailhead of the Baker Mine-
Milton Mine Loop that--
            (1) describe the important role of public law enforcement 
        officers in protecting park visitors;
            (2) refer to the tragic loss of Kris Eggle in underscoring 
        the importance of these officers;
            (3) refer to the dedication of the trail and the visitor 
        center by Congress; and
            (4) include a copy of this Act and an image of Kris Eggle.

SEC. 2. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be 
necessary to carry out this Act.

    Approved July 29, 2003.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 1577:
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SENATE REPORTS: No. 108-100 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 149 (2003):
            May 14, considered and passed House.
            July 17, considered and passed Senate.

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