Text: H.R.4173 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (08/06/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 4173


To redesignate Rock Creek Park in the District of Columbia as Rock Creek National Park.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

August 6, 2019

Ms. Norton introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To redesignate Rock Creek Park in the District of Columbia as Rock Creek National Park.

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 “Rock Creek National Park Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. Redesignation of Rock Creek Park as Rock Creek National Park.

(a) Redesignation.—In recognition of its nationally significant natural, cultural, and historical resources, and important recreational opportunities, Rock Creek Park in the District of Columbia, established by the Act of September 27, 1890 (26 Stat. 492), is redesignated as “Rock Creek National Park”.

(b) Conforming amendments.—Title 40, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in section 8104(b), by striking “Rock Creek Park” and inserting “Rock Creek National Park”; and

(2) in section 8501(a)(3)(B), by striking “Rock Creek Park” and inserting “Rock Creek National Park”.

(c) References.—Any reference in any law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the United States to Rock Creek Park in the District of Columbia is deemed to be a reference to Rock Creek National Park.