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106 STAT. 3442 PUBLIC LAW 102-525—OCT. 26, 1992 TITLE V—BOSTON HARBOR ISLANDS STUDY 16 USC la-5 SEC. 501. BOSTON HARBOR ISLANDS STUDY. (a) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary of the Interior shall, within 1 year after the date of the enactment of this title, conduct a study of the Boston Harbor Islands to assess the opportunities for the National Park Service to contribute to State, regional, and local efforts to promote the conservation of the Boston Harbor Islands and their use and enjoyment by the public. In conducting the study, the Secretsiry shall— (1) consult closely with and explore means for expanded cooperation with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Management, the Metropolitan District Commission, and the City of Boston; (2) evauuate the suitability of establishing the Boston Harbor Islands as a unit of the National Park System; (3) assess the opportunities for expanded tourism, public education, and visibility by managing the Boston Harbor Islands in conjimction with units of the National Park System in the vicinity, including the Adams National Historic Site in Quincy, Massachusetts; and (4) evaluate the possibility for developing ferry service and other transportation links among those units to enhance their public use and enjoyment. (b) REPORT.— The Secretary of the Interior shall submit to the Congress a report on the findings, conclusions, and recommendations of the study under subsection (a), by not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this title. Approved October 26, 1992. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S. 2890 (H.R. 5484): HOUSE REPORTS: No. 102-1038 accompanying H.R. 5484 (Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs). SENATE REPORTS: No. 102-468 (Conun. on Energy and Natural Resources). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 138 (1992): Oct. 1, considered and passed Senate. Oct. 4, 5, considered and passed House, amended. Oct. 8, Senate concurred in House amendment. WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTLVL DOCUMENTS, Vol. 28 (1992): Oct. 26, Presidential statement.