99 STAT. 166
PUBLIC LAW 99-68—JULY 19, 1985 Public Law 99-68 99th Congress An Act
July 19, 1985 [H.R. 1373]
To designate the wilderness in the Point Reyes National Seeishore in California as the Phillip Burton Wilderness.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. PHILLIP BURTON WILDERNESS.
16 USC 1132 "°*^®-
98 Stat. 1619.
(a) In recognition of Congressman Phillip Burton's dedication to the protection of the Nation's outstanding natural, scenic, and cultural resources and his leadership in establishing units of the National Park System and preserving their integrity against threats to those resources and specifically his tireless efforts which led to the enactment of the California Wilderness Act of 1984, the designated wilderness area of Point Reyes National Seashore, California as established pursuant to law, shall henceforth be known as the "Phillip Burton Wilderness". (b) In order to carry out the provisions of this Act, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to provide such identification by signs, including, but not limited to changes in existing signs, materials, maps, markers, interpretive programs or other means as will adequately inform the public of the designation of the wilderness and the reasons therefor. (c) REFERENCES.—Nothing in this Act shall affect the management of (or the application of any rule, regulation, or provision of law to) any area within the Point Reyes National Seashore, except that all references to the "Point Reyes Wilderness" or to "the wilderness in the Point Reyes National Seashore" which appear in any rule, regulation, provision of law or other official document shall hereafter be deemed to be references to the Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. (d) There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act. Approved July 19, 1985.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 1373: HOUSE REPORT No. 99-31 (Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs). SENATE REPORT No. 99-95 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 131 (1985): Apr. 2, considered and passed House. July 9, considered and passed Senate.