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Referred in Senate (10/02/2008)

 
[Congressional Bills 110th Congress]
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[H.R. 3336 Referred in Senate (RFS)]

  2d Session
                                H. R. 3336


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

           September 23 (legislative day, September 17), 2008

                                Received

            October 2 (legislative day, September 17), 2008

    Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural 
                               Resources

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                                 AN ACT


 
    To direct the Secretary of the Interior to carry out a study to 
determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing Camp Hale as 
                  a unit of the National Park System.

    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 ``Camp Hale Study Act''.

SEC. 2. SPECIAL RESOURCE STUDY OF THE SUITABILITY AND FEASIBILITY OF 
              ESTABLISHING CAMP HALE AS A UNIT OF THE NATIONAL PARK 
              SYSTEM.

    (a) In General.--The Secretary of the Interior, acting through the 
Director of the National Park Service, (hereinafter referred to as the 
``Secretary'') shall complete a special resource study of Camp Hale to 
determine--
            (1) the suitability and feasibility of designating Camp 
        Hale as a separate unit of the National Park System; and
            (2) the methods and means for the protection and 
        interpretation of Camp Hale by the National Park Service, other 
        Federal, State, or local government entities or private or 
        nonprofit organizations.
    (b) Study Requirements.--The Secretary shall conduct the study in 
accordance with section 8(c) of Public Law 91-383 (16 U.S.C. 1a-5).
    (c) Report.--Not later than 3 years after the date on which funds 
are made available to carry out this Act, the Secretary shall submit to 
the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives and 
the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate a report 
containing--
            (1) the results of the study; and
            (2) any recommendations of the Secretary.

SEC. 3. EFFECT OF STUDY.

    Nothing in this Act shall affect valid existing rights, including--
            (1) all interstate water compacts in existence on the date 
        of the enactment of this Act (including full development of any 
        apportionment made in accordance with the compacts);
            (2) water rights decreed at the Camp Hale site or flowing 
        within, below, or through the Camp Hale site;
            (3) water rights in the State of Colorado;
            (4) water rights held by the United States; and
            (5) the management and operation of any reservoir, 
        including the storage, management, release, or transportation 
        of water.

            Passed the House of Representatives September 22, 2008.

            Attest:

                                            LORRAINE C. MILLER,

                                                                 Clerk.