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H.R. 797 (100th): A bill to authorize the donation of certain non-Federal lands to Gettysburg National Military Park and to require a study and report on the final development of the park.


The text of the bill below is as of Oct 16, 1987 (Passed Congress).


PUBLIC LAW 100-132—OCT. 16, 1987                                 101 STAT. 807

Public Law 100-132
100th Congress                                              .       ,     t
                                   An Act
To authorize the donation of certain non-Federal lands to Gettysburg National        Q . ,/. ,^0^
  Military Park and to require a study and report on the final development of the           '
  park.                                                                               [H.R.797]

 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. DONATION OF NON-FEDERAL LANDS.                                           16 USC 430g-3.
  The Secretary of the Interior shall accept on behalf of the United Pennsylvania.
States, the donation of approximately 31 acres of land known as the
"Taney Farm" for administration as part of the Gettysburg National
Military Park in Pennsylvania if such land is offered to be
conveyed to the United States without cost to the United States by
the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association. Upon accept-
ance of title thereto by the United States, such property shall be
subject to all laws and regulations applicable to the park.
SEC.   2. ACQUISITION OF ADDITIONAL LANDS FOR GETTYSBURG 16 USC 430g
            NATIONAL MILITARY PARK; STUDY AND REPORT.    note.
  (a) ACQUISITION OF ADDITIONAL LANDS.—Except as provided in
section 1 of this Act, until Congress receives the study under subsec-
tion (b), the Secretary of the Interior may not acquire by purchase,
donation, exchange, or any other means any additional land for the
Gettysburg National Military Park which is not within the bound-
aries of the 3,874 acre area depicted on the map dated July 25, 1974,
numbered 305-92,004 and entitled "Gettysburg National Military
Park".
  (b) STUDY BY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE.—The Secretary of                        the
Interior through the National Park Service shall conduct a bound-
ary study and shall submit a report to Congress within one year of
the date of enactment of this Act, with recommendations with
respect to the final development of the Gettysburg National Mili-
tary Park. In conducting the study, the Secretary shall consult with
the people of the community and their elected representatives at all
levels as well as with other interested individuals and groups.
   Approved October 16, 1987.




LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 797:
HOUSE REPORTS: No. 100-19 (Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 100-179 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 133 (1987):
    Mar. 10, considered and passed House.
    Oct. 1, considered and passed Senate.