H.R. 2603 (111th): To direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating certain lands ...

...along the northern coast of Maui, Hawaii, as a unit of the National Park System.

111th Congress, 2009–2010. Text as of May 21, 2009 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2603

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 21, 2009

(for herself and Mr. Abercrombie) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating certain lands along the northern coast of Maui, Hawaii, as a unit of the National Park System.

1.

North Maui coastal study

(a)

Short title

This section may be cited as the North Maui Coastal Preservation Act of 2009.

(b)

Study

(1)

In general

The Secretary of the Interior shall complete a study to determine the suitability and feasibility of designating certain lands located on the northern coast of Maui, Hawaii, as a National Seashore, National Historical Park, National Recreation Area, National Monument, National Preserve, or other unit of the National Park System.

(2)

Study area

The study area shall include the following parcels:

(A)

Property 1, approximately 43 acres (TMK II 3–8–01, parcel 72) stretching from Kelaakai Place in Sprecklesville to the western boundary of H.P. Baldwin Beach Park Road in Paia, and includes natural sand dunes, coastal beaches, and wetlands.

(B)

Property 2, approximately 17 acres known as H.P. Baldwin Park comprises TMK II 2–5–05, parcel 47 (4.6 acres) and parcel 46 (12.5 acres).

(C)

Property 3, approximately 4.5 acres of coastal lands stretching from the eastern border of H.P. Baldwin Park to the Maui Youth and Cultural Center known as TMK II 2–6–01, parcel 1 (3.517 acres) and parcel 4 (1.08 acres).

(D)

Property 4, approximately 32 acres known as TMK II 2–5–05; parcel 17.

(E)

Property 5, approximately 5.7 acres known as Lime Kiln Beach (TMK II 2–5–05, parcel 14).

(F)

Property 6, approximately 26 acres known as Stable Road Beach (TMK II 3–8–01, parcel 3).

(3)

Applicability of Other Law

Paragraphs (2) and (3) of section 8(c) of Public Law 91–383 (16 U.S.C. 1a–5(c)(2) and (3); commonly known as the National Park System General Authorities Act) shall apply to the study.

(c)

Report

Not later than 18 months after funds are made available for this section, the Secretary of the Interior shall transmit to the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate a report containing the conclusions of the study required by subsection (b).