Text: H.R.8243 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/14/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 8243


To modify the boundary of the Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument in the State of Arizona, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 14, 2020

Mr. O'Halleran (for himself, Mrs. Kirkpatrick, Mr. Gallego, Mr. Stanton, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Gosar, and Mr. Schweikert) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To modify the boundary of the Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument in the State of Arizona, 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 “Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument Boundary Adjustment Act”.

SEC. 2. Definitions.

In this Act:

(1) FEDERAL LAND.—The term “Federal land” means the approximately 97.71 acres of Forest Service land identified as “Proposed transfer from USDA Forest Service to National Park Service” on the Map.

(2) MAP.—The term “Map” means the map entitled “Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument Draft Proposed Boundary Adjustment ”, numbered 039/80,053d, and dated March 2020.

(3) MONUMENT.—The term “Monument” means the Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument established by Presidential Proclamation 1911 (54 U.S.C. 320301 note; 46 Stat. 3023) and redesignated by section 15 of the Smith River National Recreation Area Act (Public Law 101–612; 104 Stat. 3222).

(4) SECRETARY.—The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the National Park Service.

SEC. 3. Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument boundary modification.

(a) Boundary modification.—The boundary of the Monument is modified to include the Federal land.

(b) Map availability.—The Map shall be on file and available for inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.

(c) Transfer of administrative jurisdiction to national park service.—Administrative jurisdiction over the Federal land is transferred from the Forest Service to the National Park Service.

(d) Administration.—Subject to valid existing rights, the Secretary shall administer the Federal land added to the Monument under subsection (a)—

(1) as part of the Monument; and

(2) in accordance with applicable laws (including regulations).


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