16 U.S. Code § 1a–7 - National Park System development program
(b) General management plans; preparation and revision by Director of National Park Service; list to Congress; contents
General management plans for the preservation and use of each unit of the National Park System, including areas within the national capital area, shall be prepared and revised in a timely manner by the Director of the National Park Service. On January 1 of each year, the Secretary shall submit to the Congress a list indicating the current status of completion or revision of general management plans for each unit of the National Park System. General management plans for each unit shall include, but not be limited to:
(2) indications of types and general intensities of development (including visitor circulation and transportation patterns, systems and modes) associated with public enjoyment and use of the area, including general locations, timing of implementation, and anticipated costs;
(3) identification of and implementation commitments for visitor carrying capacities for all areas of the unit; and
Source(Pub. L. 91–383, § 12, as added Pub. L. 94–458, § 2,Oct. 7, 1976, 90 Stat. 1942; amended Pub. L. 95–625, title VI, § 604(3), (4),Nov. 10, 1978, 92 Stat. 3518, 3519; Pub. L. 103–437, § 6(c),Nov. 2, 1994, 108 Stat. 4583; Pub. L. 105–391, title IV, § 415(b)(2),Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3515.)
Subsection (a), which required the Secretary of the Interior to transmit to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate and the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives a detailed program for the development of facilities, structures, or buildings for each unit of the National Park System consistent with the general management plans required in subsection (b) of this section, terminated, effective May 15, 2000, pursuant to section 3003 ofPub. L. 104–66, as amended, set out as a note under section 1113 of Title 31, Money and Finance. See, also, page 110 of House Document No. 103–7.
1998—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 105–391struck out subsec. (c) which read as follows: “The Secretary of the Interior shall hereafter transmit to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate and the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives all proposed awards of concession leases and contracts involving a gross annual business of $100,000 or more, or of five years or more in duration (including renewals thereof), and all proposed rules and regulations relating thereto, sixty days before such awards are made or such rules and regulations are promulgated.”
1994—Subsecs. (a), (c). Pub. L. 103–437substituted “Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate and the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives” for “Committees on Interior and Insular Affairs”.
1978—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 95–625, § 604(3), in revising text, substituted provisions for preservation and use of units of the National Park Service for prior provision for development of the units and for submission of an annual list to Congress on January 1 for prior provision for transmission of the plans to the Committees on Interior and Insular Affairs, provided for revision of the plans in a timely manner, inserted items (1) to (4) and struck out prior items covering (1) the facilities which the Director found necessary to accommodate the health, safety, and recreation needs of the visiting public, including provision of appropriate facilities under Act Oct. 9, 1965, 79 Stat. 969 [Pub. L. 89–249]; (2) the location and estimated cost of all the facilities; and (3) the projected need for any additional facilities required for the unit.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 95–625, § 604(4), substituted “or of five years or more” for “or exceeding five years”.
Termination of Reporting Requirements
For termination, effective May 15, 2000, of provisions in subsec. (b) of this section relating to submitting to Congress, on January 1 each year, a list indicating the current status of general management plans, see section 3003 ofPub. L. 104–66, as amended, set out as a note under section 1113 of Title 31, Money and Finance, and page 110 of House Document No. 103–7.
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