§ 79m. Annual reporting requirements; contents; comprehensive general management plan; submission date and scope
(a) The Secretary shall submit an annual written report to the Congress on January 1, 1979, and annually thereafter for ten years, reporting on the status of payment by the Secretary for real property acquired pursuant to section 79c(b)(1) and section 79b of this title; the status of the actions taken regarding land management practices and watershed rehabilitation efforts authorized by section 79c(e) and section 79k(b) of this title; the status of the efforts to mitigate adverse economic impacts as directed by this Act; this 1
1 So in original. Probably should be “the”.status of National Park Service employment requirements as authorized by section 79l of this title; the status of the new bypass highway and of the agreement for the donation of the State park lands as contemplated by section 79c(b)(2) of this title; and, the status of the National Park Service general management plan for the park.
(b) No later than January 1, 1980, the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives, and to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate, a comprehensive general management plan for Redwood National Park, to include but not be limited to the following:
(1) the objectives, goals, and proposed actions designed to assure the preservation and perpetuation of a natural redwood forest ecosystem;
(2) the type and level of visitor use to be accommodated by the park, by specific area, with specific indications of carrying capacities consistent with the protection of park resources;
(3) the type, extent, and estimated cost of development proposed to accommodate visitor use and to protect the resource, to include anticipated location of all major development areas, roads, and trails; and
(4) the specific locations and types of foot trail access to the Tall Trees Grove, of which one route shall, unless shown by the Secretary to be inadvisable, principally traverse the east side of Redwood Creek through the essentially virgin forest, connecting with the roadhead on the west side of the park east of Orick.
(Pub. L. 95–250, title I, § 104, Mar. 27, 1978, 92 Stat. 170.)