S. 3041 (96th): A bill to designate certain lands of the Fire Island National Seashore as the “Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness” and for other purposes.

Aug 19, 1980 (96th Congress, 1979–1980)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Jacob Javits
Senator from New York

This bill was introduced on August 19, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Aug 19, 1980
Referred to Committee Aug 19, 1980

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1 cosponsors (1D) (show)

Senate Energy and Natural Resources

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Designates specified lands in the Fire Island National Seashore, New York, as the Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness. Declares that such wilderness designation shall not:
(1) restrict vehicular traffic on lands seaward of the toe of the dune beyond restrictions in effect in the remainder of the seashore area;
(2) interfere with present maintenance practices for public utility cables within the wilderness area;
(3) preclude the repair of breaches that occur either in the wilderness area or in the remainder of the Fire Island National Seashore; or
(4) preclude maintenance of the boardwalk and other existing facilities in the vicinity of the Old Inlet. Specifies that any decision by the Federal Government to return Fire Island National Seashore to State and/or local governments shall terminate the wilderness status created by this Act.

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