Federal Cave Resources Protection Act and restriction of dams in parks and monuments hearing before the Subcommittee on Public Lands, National Parks, and Forests of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, second session, on S. 927/H.R. 1975 ... H.R. 1173 ... June 16, 1988. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Public Lands, National Parks, and Forests.

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  • Caves -- Conservation -- United States.,
  • Dams -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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AN ACT To protect cave resources on Federal lands, 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.

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/H.R. Pages: Full text of "Federal Cave Resources Protection Act and restriction of dams in parks and monuments: hearing before the Subcommittee on Public Lands, National Parks. § Collection and removal from Federal caves § Prohibited acts and criminal penalties § Civil penalties § Miscellaneous provisions § Savings provision § Establishment of Cave Research Program.

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