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113 STAT. 1604 PUBLIC LAW 106-119—DEC. 3, 1999 Public Law 106-119 106th Congress Dec. 3, 1999 [H.R. 20] Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Mongaup Visitor Center Act of 1999. 16 USC 1274 note. An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct and operate a visitor center for the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River on land owned by the State ofNew York. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the "Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Mongaup Visitor Center Act of 1999". SEC. 2. FINDINGS. The Congress finds the following: (1) The Secretary of the Interior approved a management plan for the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, as required by section 704 of Public Law 95-625 (16 U.S.C. 1274 note), on September 29, 1987. (2) The river management plan called for the development of a primary visitor contact facility located at the southern end of the river corridor. (3) The river management plan determined that the visitor center would be built and operated by the National Park Service. (4) The Act that designated the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River and the approved river management plan limits the Secretary of the Interior's authority to acquire land within the boundary of the river corridor, (5) The State of New York authorized on June 21, 1993, a 99-year lease between the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the National Park Service for the construction and operation of a visitor center by the Federal Government on State-owned land in the Town of Deerpark, Orange County, New York, in the vicinity of Mongaup, which is the preferred site for the visitor center. SEC. 3. AUTHORIZATION OF VISITOR CENTER FOR UPPER DELAWARE SCENIC AND RECREATIONAL RIVER. For the purpose of constructing and operating a visitor center for the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River and subject to the availability of appropriations, the Secretary of the Interior may— (1) enter into a lease with the State of New York, for a term of 99 years, for State-owned land within the boundaries of the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River located at an area known as Mongaup near the confluence of the