H.R. 3227 (102nd): Keweenaw National Historical Park Establishment Act

Introduced:
Aug 02, 1991 (102nd Congress, 1991–1992)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress
See Instead:

S. 1664 (same title)
Signed by the President — Oct 27, 1992

This bill was introduced on August 2, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced
Aug 02, 1991
 
Sponsor
Robert Davis
Representative for Michigan's 11th congressional district
Party
Republican
Related Bills
S. 1664 (identical)

Signed by the President
Oct 27, 1992

H.R. 1664 (Related)
To protect employees who report violations of Federal laws and regulations.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 09, 1991

 
Full Title

To establish the Keweenaw National Historical Park, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Natural Resources

Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

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8/2/1991--Introduced.
Keweenaw National Historical Park Establishment Act -
TitleI - Establishment of Park and Preservation District
Establishes as a unit of the National Park System the Keweenaw National Historical Park (the Park) in Michigan which shall include:
(1) the Calumet National Historic Landmark District;
(2) the Village of Calumet;
(3) the Osceola #13 mining properties; and
(4) the Quincy Mining Company National Historic Landmark District. Establishes within the Park the Calumet Historic Preservation District (Preservation District), which shall consist of the areas described in numbers one, two, and three of the preceding sentence.
Authorizes the Secretary to:
(1) take any necessary action to provide an owner of property with national historic or cultural significance with emergency assistance to prevent an imminent decrease in the value of the property; and
(2) disapprove an action of the Keweenaw Historic Preservation Commission (the Commission). Requires Federal entities conducting or supporting activities directly affecting the Park or Preservation District to consult, cooperate, and coordinate such activities with the Secretary and the Commission.
TitleII - Duties of the Secretary
Directs the Secretary to prepare and submit to the Congress a general management plan for the Park taking into account the Park preservation plan.
Sets forth procedures for plan revisions.
Authorizes the Secretary to acquire property within the Park's boundaries by specified means.
Allows property owned by the State of Michigan or any of its political subdivisions to be acquired only by donation or with donated or appropriated funds.
Prohibits any acquisition of property without the owner's consent.
Requires the Park's headquarters and a visitor center to be located within the Calumet National Historic Landmark District, and a second visitors center to be located within the Quincy Mining Company Complex. Authorizes the Secretary to enter into agreements with owners of property with national historic or cultural significance within the Park or Preservation District to provide for interpretive exhibits or programs.
Authorizes and loans grants by the Secretary relating to property within the Quincy Mining Company National Historic Landmark District. Authorizes technical assistance relating to the Park.
TitleIII - Keweenaw Historic Preservation Commission
Establishes the Keweenaw Historic Preservation Commission (the Commission) to:
(1) administer the Preservation District in accordance with the Park preservation plan; and
(2) provide certain services for the Park. Directs the Secretary to appoint Commission members with specified characteristics.
Directs the Commission to submit to the Secretary a preservation plan for the Park, with specified components including interpretation of specified aspects of the copper industry.
Sets forth procedures for review of such plan by the Secretary. Directs the Secretary to submit the approved plan to the Congress. Authorizes loans and grants by the Commission relating to property within the Preservation District. Authorizes technical assistance by the Commission relating to the Park. Authorizes the Administrator of General Services to provide administrative support services to the Commission on request and on a reimbursable basis.
TitleIV - Authorization of Appropriations
Authorizes appropriations.

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