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                                                        Calendar No. 70
104th Congress                                                   Report
                                 SENATE

 1st Session                                                     104-47
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                  ROBERT J. LAGOMARSINO VISITOR CENTER

                                _______


    April 7 (legislative day, April 5), 1995.--Ordered to be printed

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  Mr. Murkowski, from the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, 
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                      [To accompany H.J. Res. 50]

    The Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, to which was 
referred the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 50) to designate the 
visitor center at the Channel Islands National Park, 
California, as the ``Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center,'' 
having considered the same, reports favorably thereon without 
amendment and recommends that the joint resolution do pass.

                         purpose of the measure

    The purpose of H.J. Res. 50 is to designate the visitor 
center at Channel Islands National Park as the ``Robert J. 
Lagomarsino Visitor Center''.

                          Background and need

    Robert J. Lagomarsino served as Congressman for the 19th 
District of California from 1974 until 1992. As a long-standing 
Member of the Resources Committee, he authorized a number of 
measures which provided for enhanced environmental protection 
in the south central coastal district which he represented. One 
of his major pieces of legislation provided for the 
establishment of the Channel Islands National Park in 1980. 
After the park was established, he continued to work to secure 
the necessary funding and support to make his vision for this 
area a reality. Due in large part to Congressman Lagomarsino's 
effort, the terrestrial and aquatic habitats of one of the most 
unique national areas in this country will be preserved for 
future generations of Americans to enjoy.

                          legislative history

    H.J. Res. 50, introduced by Congressman Hansen, passed the 
House of Representatives on February 1, 1995. Senator Feinstein 
introduced a companion measure, S.J. Res. 10, on January 4, 
1995.
    In the 103rd Congress, Senator Feinstein introduced an 
identical resolution, S.J. Res. 152, on November 17, 1993. A 
similar provision was included in H.R. 3252, a comprehensive 
bill on parks, rivers, trails and historic sites introduced in 
the House of Representatives on October 7, 1993, and passed by 
the House on November 22, 1993. The Subcommittee on Public 
lands, National Parks and Forests held a hearing on H.R. 3252 
on May 19, 1994. At the business meeting on September 21, 1994, 
the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources ordered H.R. 3252 
to be favorably reported.
    At the business meeting on March 29, 1995, the Committee on 
Energy and Natural Resources ordered H.J. Res. 50 favorably 
reported, without amendment.

           committee recommendations and tabulation of votes

    The Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, in open 
business session on March 29, 1995, by a unanimous vote of a 
quorum present, recommends that the Senate pass H.J. Res. 50 
without amendment.
    The roll call vote on reporting the measure was 20 yeas, 0 
nays, as follows:
        YEAS                          NAYS
Mr. Murkowski
Mr. Hatfield \1\
Mr. Domenici
Mr. Nickles \1\
Mr. Craig
Mr. Campbell \1\
Mr. Thomas \1\
Mr. Kyl \1\
Mr. Grams
Mr. Jeffords \1\
Mr. Burns \1\
Mr. Johnston
Mr. Bumpers
Mr. Ford
Mr. Bradley
Mr. Bingaman
Mr. Akaka
Mr. Wellstone \1\
Mr. Heflin \1\
Mr. Dorgan

    \1\ Indicates voted by proxy.

                      section-by-section analysis

    Section 1 provides for the designation of the National Park 
Service visitor center for Channel Islands National Park, which 
is located at Ventura Harbor, to be named the Robert J. 
Lagomarsino Visitor Center.
    Section 2 specifies that any legal or other reference to 
the main visitor center at Channel Islands National Park shall 
be a reference to the Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center.

                   cost and budgetary considerations

    The following estimate of costs of this measure has been 
provided by the Congressional Budget Office:

                                     U.S. Congress,
                               Congressional Budget Office,
                                     Washington, DC, April 3, 1995.
Hon. Frank H. Murkowski,
Chairman Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, U.S. Senate, 
        Washington, DC.
    Dear Mr. Chairman: The Congressional Budget Office has 
reviewed H.J. Res. 50, a joint resolution to designate the 
visitors center at the Channel Islands National Park, 
California, as the ``Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitors Center,'' 
as ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Energy and 
Natural Resources on March 29, 1995. We estimate that enactment 
of this legislation would have no impact on the federal budget. 
H.J. Res. 50 would not affect direct spending or receipts; 
therefore, pay-as-you-go procedures would not apply.
    Enactment of this legislation would have no impact on the 
budgets of state or local governments.
    On January 24, 1995, CBO prepared a cost estimate for H.R. 
Res. 50, as ordered reported by the House Committee on 
Resources on January 18, 1995. The two cost estimates are 
identical.
    If you wish further details on this estimate, we will be 
pleased to provide them. The CBO staff contact is Deborah Reis.
            Sincerely,
                                              James L. Blum
                                   (For June E. O'Neill, Director).

                      regulatory impact evaluation

    In compliance with paragraph 11(b) of rule XXVI of the 
Standing Rules of the Senate, the Committee makes the following 
evaluation of the regulatory impact which would be incurred in 
carrying out H.J. Res. 50. The bill is not a regulatory measure 
in the sense of imposing Government-established standards or 
significant economic responsibilities on private individuals 
and businesses.
    No personal information would be collected in administering 
the program. Therefore, there would be no impact on personal 
privacy.
    Little, if any, additional paperwork would result from the 
enactment of H.J. Res. 50, as ordered reported.

                        executive communications

    On March 25, 1995, the Committee on Energy and Natural 
Resources requested legislative reports from the Department of 
the Interior and the Office of Management and Budget setting 
forth Executive agency recommendations on H.J. Res. 50. These 
reports had not been received at the time the report on H.J. 
Res. 50 was filed. When these reports become available, the 
Chairman will request that they be printed in the Congressional 
Record for the advice of the Senate.

                        changes in existing law

    In compliance with paragraph 12 of rule XXVI of the 
Standing Rules of the Senate, the Committee notes that no 
changes in existing law are made by H.J. Res. 50, as ordered 
reported.