To designate the westernmost point
of Guam as "Point Udall," and to provide for
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 14, 1987
Oregon (for himself and Mr. BLAZ)
introduced the following bill, which was referred to the Committee on Interior
and Insular Affairs.
SECTION 1. DESIGNATION.
The westernmost point on the Orote Peninsula of Guam, commonly called Orote Point, is hereby designated as "Point Udall" in honor of Morris Udall, a Member of the House of Representatives from the from the State of Arizona. Any reference to such point in a law, rule, map, document, record, or other paper of the United States shall be considered to be a reference to "Point Udall".
SEC. 2. PLACEMENT OF PLAQUE.
Secretary of the Interior shall place and maintain a plaque on Federal
land near "Point Udall' to honor the service and accomplishments of Morris
Udall. The Secretary, in
with the Governor of Guam, shall determine the design, inscription, and
location of such plaque.
October 1, 1987, there is authorized to be appropriated $10,000 to carry
out subsection (a).
BILL WOULD NAME GUAM POINT AFTER MORRIS UDALL
Rep. Denny Smith, R-Ore., and Ben Blaz, Guam's nonvoting delegate to Congress, noted in a letter to colleagues that the easternmost tip of the U.S. Virgin Islands is already called Point Udall in honor of Morris' brother, Stewart, who was Interior Secretary under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson.
"If our legislation is approved, America's day would begin and end at a Point Udall," Smith and Blaz said.
[From the New York Times, February 17, 19891
THE PILLARS OF UDALL
(By Martin Tolchin and David Binder)
Now the sun not only rises but also sets on "Udall Point."
The westernmost and easternmost parts of the nation have portions of land dedicated to the Udall brothers.
On Monday, the Governor of Guam dedicated a point of land of Orote Peninsula, the westernmost point, in honor of Representative Morris K. Udall, the chairman of the House Interior and Insular Affairs Committee.
Mr. Udall and Interior Secretary Manuel Lujan have been touring the Pacific territories this month. The peninsula is now named "Udall Point."
The delegation is visiting the territories to review legislation that is proposed for the region.
As a member of the House committee for more than 20 years, Mr. Udall, an Arizona Democrat, has been involved in supporting hurricane disaster relief, in appropriating $31 million for the island's only civilian-operated hospital and in recommending financing for Guam's power and water system, a Udall spokesman said.
Guam's action came 21 years after
the United States Virgin Islands named a peninsula of St. Croix "Udall
Point" for the Secretary of Interior Stewart Udall, Morris' brother, as
an expression of gratitude for his efforts to help the economy of the islands.
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Addresses and Special Orders Held in the U.S. House of Representatives
and the Senate, Presented in Honor of The Honorable Morris K. "Mo" Udall,
A Representative from Arizona, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session
Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1993