Summary: H.R.7077 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 93-555 (12/27/1974)


Establishes the Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area to preserve the historic, scenic, natural, and recreational values of the area, as well as to provide for the maintenance and use of the lands for recreational purposes. Directs the Secretary of the Interior to make the recreation area available for public uses in such a way that its natural and historic qualities will be preserved.

Requires the Secretary, within one year of the date of enactment, to submit a plan to the House and Senate Interior and Insular Affairs Committees which details the acquisition for the recreation area.

Establishes the Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area Advisory Commission for a period of ten years from the establishment of the area, unless extended by Congress, to meet at least semiannually to consult with the Secretary or his designee on matters relating to the recreation area.

Authorizes not more than $34,500,000 to be appropriated for the acquisition of lands and interests in lands within the recreation area, and authorizes not more than $500,000 for the development of essential public facilities within the area.