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Acadia National Park Boundary Clarification Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To clarify the boundary of Acadia National Park, and for other purposes.

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01/10/2019Introduced in House

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02/05/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
01/10/2019Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/10/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1]* 01/10/2019

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House Natural Resources01/10/2019 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands02/05/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/10/2019)

Acadia National Park Boundary Clarification Act

This bill declares that the boundary of Acadia National Park in Maine is confirmed to include approximately 1,441 acres of land and interests in the Schoodic Peninsula.

The bill ratifies and approves

  • the acquisition by the United States of such land and interests, effective as of September 26, 2013; and
  • any alteration of such land or interests held or claimed by the United State that occurred after such date.

The Department of the Interior may make certain technical and limited revisions to the permanent boundaries of the park.

Interior shall reestablish and appoint members to the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission.

Certain land in the park that was conveyed by Interior to the town of Tremont, Maine, shall no longer be used exclusively for school purposes, but for public purposes, subject to specified conditions.

Interior shall allow for the traditional taking of marine species, marine worms, and shellfish on land within the park between the mean high watermark and the mean low watermark in accordance with the laws of the State of Maine.

Interior shall convey to the town of Bar Harbor a specified parcel of land within the park to be used for a solid waste transfer facility.