H.R. 2109 (107th): To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of Virginia Key Beach Park in Biscayne Bay, Florida, for possible inclusion in the National Park System.

Jun 07, 2001 (107th Congress, 2001–2002)
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 107-343.
Carrie Meek
Representative for Florida's 17th congressional district
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Nov 29, 2002
1 pages
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S. 1312 (Related)
A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 02, 2001


This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 17, 2002.

Introduced Jun 07, 2001
Referred to Committee Jun 07, 2001
Reported by Committee Mar 20, 2002
Passed House Apr 30, 2002
Passed Senate Nov 20, 2002
Signed by the President Dec 17, 2002

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18 cosponsors (10R, 7D, 1I) (show)

House Natural Resources

Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

Senate Energy and Natural Resources

National Parks

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4/30/2002--Passed House amended.
Requires the Secretary of the Interior to study and report to specified congressional committees on the suitability and feasibility of establishing as a National Park System unit the Virginia Key Beach Park in Biscayne Bay, Florida (which was used for recreation by African Americans at a time when public beaches were racially segregated by law).Requires the Secretary, in conducting the study, to use the criteria for the study of areas for potential inclusion in the National Park System contained in the National Park System General Authorities Act.

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