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H.R. 3619 (114th): Rock Creek National Park Act of 2015

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 25, 2015 (Introduced).


I

114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3619

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 25, 2015

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To redesignate Rock Creek Park in the District of Columbia as Rock Creek National Park.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Rock Creek National Park Act of 2015.

2.

Redesignation of Rock Creek Park as Rock Creek National Park

(a)

Redesignation

In recognition of its nationally significant natural, cultural, and historical resources, and important recreational opportunities, Rock Creek Park in the District of Columbia, established by the Act of September 27, 1890 (26 Stat. 492), is redesignated as Rock Creek National Park.

(b)

Conforming amendments

Title 40, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in section 8104(b), by striking Rock Creek Park and inserting Rock Creek National Park; and

(2)

in section 8501(a)(3)(B), by striking Rock Creek Park and inserting Rock Creek National Park.

(c)

References

Any reference in any law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the United States to Rock Creek Park in the District of Columbia is deemed to be a reference to Rock Creek National Park.