Public Law 89-158
89th Congress H.R. 89
September 1, 1965
An Act to Authorize Establishment of
the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area,
and for Other Purposes
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in order to further the purposes of the joint resolution approved September 27, 1961 (re Delaware River Basin compact; 75 Stat. 688), and to provide in a manner coordinated with the other purposes of the Tocks Island Reservoir project, for public outdoor recreation use and enjoyment of the proposed Tocks Island Reservoir and lands adjacent thereto by the people of the United States and for preservation of the scenic, scientific and historic features contributing to public enjoyment of such lands and waters, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized, as herein pro vided, to establish and administer the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, hereinafter referred to as the "area", as part of the Tocks Island Reservoir project, hereinafter referred to as "the project".
Approved September 1, 1965.
HOUSE REPORT No. 360 (Comm. on Interior & Insular Affairs).
SENATE REPORT No. 598 (Comm. on Interior & Insular Affairs).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 1ll (1965):
July 12: Considered and passed House.
Aug. 13; Considered and passed Senate, amended.
Aug. 17: House concurred in Senate amendment.