S.1060 - A bill to designate the visitors' center at Organ Piper Cactus National Monument, Arizona, as the "Kris Eggle Visitors' Center".108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ] (Introduced 05/14/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/10/2003 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 108-69. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R. 1577, which became Public Law 108-64 on 7/29/2003.|
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Summary: S.1060 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Designates the visitors' center at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona, as the Kris Eggle Visitors' Center. Dedicates such center to Eggle (a park ranger who was killed in the line of duty along the U.S.-Mexico border) and to promoting awareness of the risks taken each day by public land management law enforcement officers.
Introduced in Senate (05/14/2003)
Directs the Secretary of the Interior to post interpretive signs at the visitors' center and at the trailhead of the Baker Mine-Milton Mine Loop that describe the important role of such officers in protecting visitors to units of the National Park System, that refer to the tragic loss of Eggle and to the dedication of the trail and visitors' center, and include a copy of this Act and Eggle's image.