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H.R. 2121 (100th): A bill to authorize and direct the National Park Service to assist the State of Georgia in relocating a highway affecting the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park in Georgia.


The text of the bill below is as of Dec 24, 1987 (Passed Congress).


101 STAT. 1442                       PUBLIC LAW 100-211—DEC. 24, 1987
                      Public Law 100-211                                    -        - • •>•            ^
                      100th C o n g r e s s                                         "*"          <:
                                                          A n Act
 Dec 24 1987          "^^ authorize and direct the National Park Service to assist the State of Georgia in
        '                relocating a highway affecting the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Mili-
  [H.R. 2121]           taj.y Park in Georgia.

                       Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
   r I t . >• J       United States of America in Congress assembled,
                      SECTION 1. ASSISTANCE FOR HIGHWAY RELOCATION.
Safety.                 (a) ASSISTANCE F R O M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.—For purpOSeS
Grants.               Qf reducing damage to natural and historic resources from highway
                      traffic within the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Mihtary
                      Park and for purposes of improving highway safety within the park,
                      the Secretary of the Interior shall provide a grant to the State of
                      Georgia to assist the State in relocating a 3.7 mile section of
                      Highway 27 which passes through the park. The assistance shall be
                      provided upon application of the State if the Secretary of the
                      Interior, acting through the Director of the National Park Service,
                      approves the design and siting of the highway at a location gen-
                      erally outside the western boundary of the park.
                         Gt>) FEDERAL SHARE.—The assistance provided by the Secretary of
                      the Interior under subsection (a) shall not exceed 75 percent of the
                      total costs of relocating the 3.7 mile section of highway referred to in
          ,^      ,   subsection (a).
                         (c) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—There is authorized to be
                      appropriated not more than $30,000,000 for assistance under subsec-
                      tion (a). Such funds shall remain available until expended.
                        Approved December 24, 1987,




                      LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 2121:
                      HOUSE REPORTS: No. 100-225 (Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs).
                      S E N A T E REPORTS: No. 100-248 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
                      CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 133 (1987):
                              July 21, considered and passed House.
                              Dec. 11, considered and passed Senate.           ; *<      , *<