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H.R. 2771 (96th): A bill to change the name of the Palmetto Bend Reservoir on the Navidad River in Texas to Lake Texana.


The text of the bill below is as of Dec 29, 1979 (Passed Congress).


93 STAT. 1286                   PUBLIC LAW 96-172—DEC. 29, 1979
                 Public Law 96-172
                 96th Congress
                                                   An Act
 Dec. 29, 1979   To change the name of the Palmetto Bend Reservoir on the Navidad River in Texas
  [H.R. 2771]                                    to Lake Texana.

                   Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
Lake Texana,     United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Palmetto
Tex.,
designation.     Bend Reservoir on the Navidad River near Edna, Texas, authorized to
                 be constructed by the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Secretary
                 of the Interior to construct, operate, and maintain stage 1 and to
                 acquire lands for stage 2 of the Palmetto Bend reclamation project,
                 Texas, and for other purposes", approved October 12, 1968 (82 Stat.
                 999), shall be known as Lake Texana. Any reference in any law,
                 regulation, map, document, record, or other paper of the United
                 States to such reservoir shall be considered to be a reference to Lake
                 Texana.
                   Approved December 29, 1979.




                 LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
                 HOUSE REPORT No. 96-142 (Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs).
                 SENATE REPORT No. 96-482 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
                 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 125 (1979):
                      May 21, considered and passed House.
                      Dec. 20, considered and passed Senate.