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116th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 7098

 To expand the boundary of Saguaro National Park, to study additional 
land for future adjustments to the boundary of the park, and for other 
                               purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              June 4, 2020

Mr. Grijalva (for himself and Mr. O'Halleran) introduced the following 
     bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

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                                 A BILL


 
 To expand the boundary of Saguaro National Park, to study additional 
land for future adjustments to the boundary of the park, and for other 
                               purposes.

    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 ``Saguaro National Park Boundary 
Expansion and Study Act of 2020''.

SEC. 2. BOUNDARY OF SAGUARO NATIONAL PARK.

    Section 4 of the ``Saguaro National Park Establishment Act of 
1994'' (Public Law 103-364; 108 Stat. 3467) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a)--
                    (A) by inserting ``(1)'' before ``The boundaries of 
                the park''; and
                    (B) by adding at the end the following:
            ``(2)(A) The boundary of the park is further modified to 
        include approximately 1,150 acres, generally depicted, in the 
        aggregate, as--
                    ``(i) `Proposed addition' on the map titled 
                `Saguaro National Park_ Proposed Boundary Adjustment', 
                numbered 151/80,045G, and dated January 23, 2020;
                    ``(ii) `Proposed addition' on the map titled 
                `Saguaro National Park_ Saguaro West--Tucson Mountain 
                District_Proposed Boundary Adjustment', numbered 151/
                80,045G, and dated January 23, 2020; and
                    ``(iii) `Proposed addition' on the map titled 
                `Saguaro National Park__Saguaro East--Rincon Mountain 
                District__Proposed Boundary Adjustment', numbered 151/
                80,045G, and dated January 23, 2020.
            ``(B) The maps referred to in subparagraph (A) shall be on 
        file and available for inspection in the appropriate offices of 
        the National Park Service.'';
            (2) by striking subsection (b)(2) and inserting the 
        following new paragraphs:
            ``(2) The Secretary may, with the consent of the State of 
        Arizona and in accordance with Federal and State law, acquire 
        land or interests therein owned by the State of Arizona within 
        the boundary of the park.
            ``(3) If the Secretary is unable to acquire the State land 
        under paragraph (2), the Secretary may enter into an agreement 
        that would allow the National Park Service to manage State land 
        within the boundary of the park.''; and
            (3) by adding at the end the following new subsection:
    ``(d) Boundary Study.--
            ``(1) In general.--The Secretary shall conduct a study to 
        identify lands that would be a part of any future boundary 
        adjustments for the park.
            ``(2) Criteria.--The study shall examine the natural, 
        cultural, recreational, and scenic values and characters of 
        lands identified under paragraph (1).
            ``(3) Report.--Not later than 2 years after the date funds 
        are made available for the study under this subsection, 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 on the findings, 
        conclusions, and recommendations of the study.''.
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