H.R. 3908 (112th): Ka’u Coast Preservation Act

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Feb 06, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3908

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 6, 2012

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 the Ka’u Coast on the island of Hawaii as a unit of the National Park System.

1.

Ka’u Coast study; report

(a)

Short title

This section may be cited as the Ka'u Coast Preservation Act.

(b)

Study

(1)

In general

The Secretary of the Interior shall complete a study to determine the suitability and feasibility of designating the Ka’u Coast on the island of Hawaii, as a unit of the National Park System.

(2)

Study area

The study area shall extend generally from Kapaoo Point to Kahuku Point, Hawaii.

(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

Upon completion of the study required by subsection (b), 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.