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Public Law 107-221
To authorize the acquisition of additional lands for inclusion in the Fort Clatsop
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
Aug. 21, 2002 [H.R. 2643]
This Act may be cited as the "Fort Clatsop National Memorial 2002. Expansion Act of 2002".
SEC. 2. FINDINGS.
The Congress finds the following:
(1) Fort Clatsop National Memorial is the only unit of the National Park System solely dedicated to the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
(2) In 1805, the members of the Lewis and Clark Expedition built Fort Clatsop at the mouth of the Columbia River near Astoria, Oregon, and they spent 106 days at the fort waiting for the end of winter and preparing for their journey home.
(3) In 1958, Congress enacted Public Law 85-435 authorizing the establishment of Fort Clatsop National Memorial for the purpose of commemorating the culmination, and the winter encampment, of the Lewis and Clark Expedition following its successful crossing of the North American continent.
(4) The 1995 General Management Plan for Fort Clatsop National Memorial, prepared with input from the local community, recommends the expansion of the memorial to include the trail used by expedition members to access the Pacific Ocean from the fort and the shore and forest lands surrounding the fort and trail to protect their natural settings.
(5) Expansion of Fort Clatsop National Memorial requires Federal legislation because the size of the memorial is currently limited by statute to 130 acres.
(6) Congressional action to allow for the expansion of Fort Clatsop National Memorial to include the trail to the Pacific Ocean would be timely and appropriate before the start of the bicentennial celebration of the Lewis and Clark Expedition planned to take place during the years 2004 through 2006. SEC. 3. EXPANSION OF FORT CLATSOP NATIONAL MEMORIAL, OREGON. (a) REVISED BOUNDARIES.-Section 2 of Public Law 85-435 (16 U.S.C. 450mm-1) is amended
(1) by inserting "(a) INITIAL DESIGNATION OF LANDS.—” before "The Secretary";
16 USC 450mm note.
(2) by striking "coast:" and all that follows through the end of the sentence and inserting "coast."; and
(3) by adding at the end the following new subsections: "(b) AUTHORIZED EXPANSION.-The Fort Clatsop National Memorial shall also include the lands depicted on the map entitled 'Fort Clatsop Boundary Map', numbered '405-80026C-CCO', and dated June 1996.
"(c) MAXIMUM DESIGNATED AREA.-The total area designated as the Fort Clatsop National Memorial shall not exceed 1,500 acres.".
(b) AUTHORIZED ACQUISITION METHODS.-Section 3 of Public Law 85-435 (16 U.S.C. 450mm-2) is amended
(1) by inserting "(a) ACQUISITION METHODS.-" before "Within"; and
(2) by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(b) LIMITATION. The lands (other than corporately owned timberlands) depicted on the map referred to in section 2(b) may be acquired by the Secretary of the Interior only by donation or purchase from willing sellers.".
(c) MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING.-Section 4 of Public Law 85-435 (16 U.S.C. 450mm-3) is amended
(1) by striking "Establishment" and all that follows through "its establishment," and inserting "(a) ADMINISTRATION.-"; and (2) by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(b) MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING.-If the owner of corporately owned timberlands depicted on the map referred to in section 2(b) agrees to enter into a sale of such lands as a result of actual condemnation proceedings or in lieu of condemnation proceedings, the Secretary of the Interior shall enter into a memorandum of understanding with the owner regarding the manner in which such lands will be managed after acquisition by the United States.".
SEC. 4. STUDY OF STATION CAMP SITE AND OTHER AREAS FOR POS-
The Secretary of the Interior shall conduct a study of the area near McGowan, Washington, where the Lewis and Clark Expedition first camped after reaching the Pacific Ocean and known as the "Station Camp" site, as well as the Megler Rest Area and Fort Canby State Park, to determine the suitability, feasibility, and national significance of these sites for inclusion in the National
Park System. The study shall be conducted in accordance with section 8 of Public Law 91-383 (16 U.S.C. 1a-5).
Approved August 21, 2002.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY-H.R. 2643 (S. 423):
HOUSE REPORTS: No. 107-456 (Comm. on Resources).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 107–69 accompanying S. 423 (Comm. on Energy and Nat
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 148 (2002):
July 8, considered and passed House.
Aug. 21, 2002 [H.R. 3343]
42 USC 2015a.
Public Law 107-222
To amend title X of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. REAUTHORIZATION OF THORIUM REIMBURSEMENT.
(a) PAYMENTS TO LICENSEES.-Section 1001(b)(2)(C) of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C. 2296a(b)(2)(C)) is amended(1) by striking "$140,000,000" and inserting "$365,000,000";
“(i) $90,000,000 in fiscal year 2002.
Any amounts authorized to be paid in a fiscal year under
(b) AUTHORIZATION.-Section 1003(a) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 2296a-2(a)) is amended by striking "$490,000,000" and inserting "$715,000,000".
(c) DEPOSITS. Section 1802(a) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2297g-1(a)) is amended by striking "$488,333,333" and inserting "$518,233,333" and by inserting after "inflation" the phrase "beginning on the date of the enactment of the Energy Policy Act of 1992".
(d) PORTSMOUTH.-(1) Chapter 19 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2015 and following) is amended by inserting the following after section 241:
"SEC. 242. COLD STANDBY.
"The Secretary is authorized to expend such funds as may be necessary for the purposes of maintaining enrichment capability at the Portsmouth, Ohio, facility.".
(2) The table of contents for such chapter is amended by inserting the following new item after the item relating to section 241:
"Sec. 242. Cold standby.".
SEC. 2. COMPTROLLER GENERAL AUDIT.
The Comptroller General shall conduct an audit on the Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund
established under section 1801 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2297g). Not later than March 1, 2003, the Comptroller Deadline. General shall transmit to the Congress a report on the results Reports. of the audit. Such report shall assess whether the Fund as currently authorized will be of sufficient size and duration for carrying out decontamination and decommissioning and remedial action activities anticipated to be paid for from the fund, and shall include recommendations for minimizing increases in such activities. In conducting the audit, the Comptroller General shall specifically address whether the deposits collected under sections 1802(c) and 1802(d) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2297g-1(c) and 2297g-1(d)) are sufficient to
(1) pay for decontamination and decommissioning activities pursuant to section 1803(b) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2297g-2(b));
(2) pay for the remedial action costs pursuant to section 1803(c) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 2297g-2(c)); and
(3) pay for the remedial action costs pursuant to section 1001(b)(2)(C) and (D) of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C. 2296a(b)(2)(C) and (D)).
Approved August 21, 2002.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY-H.R. 3343:
HOUSE REPORTS: No. 107-341 (Comm. on Energy and Commerce).
Vol. 147 (2001): Dec. 18, considered and passed House.