H.R.2156 - Saint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Knight, Stephen [R-CA-25] (Introduced 04/26/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources | Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-210|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/02/2018 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2156 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (07/11/2017)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
Saint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial Act
(Sec. 3) This bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish the Saint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial at the dam site in Los Angeles County, California, to honor the victims of the Saint Francis Dam disaster of March 12, 1928. The memorial shall be managed by the Forest Service.
(Sec. 4) USDA shall submit to Congress, by three years after this bill's enactment, recommendations regarding:
- the planning, design, construction, and long-term management of the memorial;
- the proposed boundaries;
- a visitor center and educational facilities; and
- ensuring public access to the memorial.
(Sec. 5) The bill establishes the Saint Francis Dam Disaster National Monument on specified National Forest System land administered by USDA in Los Angeles County for the purpose of conserving and enhancing the cultural, archaeological, historical, watershed, educational, and recreational resources and values of the monument.
(Sec. 6) USDA shall develop a management plan for the monument by four years after this bill's enactment. USDA shall manage the monument: (1) in a manner that conserves and enhances its cultural and historic resources, and (2) in accordance with the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974. The bill limits the use of motorized vehicles but permits grazing within the monument.