Thursday, July 26, 2012

Grand Canyon National Park Enlargement Act of 1975, text

Although I am only at the beginning of the detailed history of the Act, perhaps it is useful to see where we ended up, and to have it on-line as a reference for various on-going stories in which the Act has a role. So here are the five pages of the Act as passed and signed on 3 January 1975.
Ah, not so fast. Sausage, especially the legislative kind, is not so easy. When the bill as passed by both houses was sent to the President, Section 11, authorizing a new Wilderness study, was left out. Six months later (a story in itself to be told in the right place), the Act was amended to put the study back in. So that amending Act follows the first five pages.

And section 11:

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