Report from the Committee on Public Lands to the full House of Representatives Regarding the bill which became known as The National Park Protective Act (the Lacey Act), April 4, 1894
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The National Park Protective Act, better known as the Lacey Act, solved the longstanding problem with jurisdiction and law enforcement in Yellowstone National Park.  It was an especially important act in aiding the cavalry and the future National Park Service in enforcing the rules and regulations necessary to keep a fragile area like Yellowstone vibrant.  This historical document records the favorable recommendation from committee to the full house for the passage of this bill.

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