Description: TO PASS H.R. 11455, TO PROVIDE $69.3 MILLION FOR THE EXPANSION OF THE INDIAN DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE.
Bill summary: (Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call #646 (74-0))
Expands the boundaries of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
Revises provisions regarding retention of the right of use and occupancy by owners of improved property after such property has been acquired by the Secretary.
Increases the membership of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Advisory Commission. Authorizes the Commission to assist with the identification of acceptable disposal sites for certain industrial wastes.
monetary ceiling for the acquisition of lands for the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, and for its development. Requires the Secretary of the Interior to submit to Congress a general management plan detailing the development of such lakeshore.
Details guidelines regarding rights-of-way and easements added by this Act.
Eliminates the present waiver of the power of the Secretary to condemn specified lands subject to approved zoning ordinances.
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Bill titles: An Act to amend the act establishing the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore to provide for the expansion of the lakeshore, and for other purposes.; A bill to amend the act establishing the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore to provide for the expansion of the lakeshore.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 122-146, p. S16585;
Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov