Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/833

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PUBLIC LAW 103-364—OCT. 14, 1994 108 STAT. 3467 Public Law 103-364 103d Congress An Act To establish the Saguaro National Park in the State of Arizona, 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. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the "Saguaro National Park Establishment Act of 1994". SEC. 2. FINDINGS AND PURPOSE. The Congress finds that— (1) the Saguaro National Monument was established by Presidential Proclamation in 1933; (2) the Tucson Mountain unit was established by Presidential Proclamation in 1961; (3) in recognition of the need to provide increased protection for the monument, the boundaries of Tucson Mountain unit were expanded in 1976, and the boimdaries of Rincon unit were expanded in 1991; (4) the Tucson Mountain unit continues to face threats to the integrity of its natural resources, scenic beauty, and habitat protection for which the unit was established; (5) these threats impede opportunities for public enjo3mient, education, and safety within the monument, as well as opportunities for sohtude within the wilderness areas of the monument designated by Congress in 1976; (6) the residential and commercial growth of the greater Tucson, Arizona metropolitan area is causing increasing threats to the monument's resources; and (7) the Tucson Mountain imit should be enlarged by the addition of adjacent lands of National Park caliber and Saguaro National Monument should be afforded full recognition and statutory protection as a National Park. SEC. 3. ESTABLISHMENT OF SAGUARO NATIONAL PARK There is hereby established the Saguaro National Park (hereinafter in this Act referred to as the "park") in the State of Arizona. The Saguaro National Monument is abolished as such, and all lands and interests therein are hereby incorporated within and made part of Saguaro National Park. Any reference to Saguaro National Monument shall be deemed a reference to Saguaro National Park, and any funds available for the purposes of the monument shall be available for purposes of the park. Oct. 14, 1994 [S. 316] Saguaro National Park Establishment Act of 1994. 16 USC 410zz note. 16 USC 410zz. 16 USC 410ZZ-1. 16 USC 431 note. 79-194 O—96—27: QL 3 Part 4