H.R. 3527 (105th): To amend the Act entitled “An Act to establish a national military park at the battle fields ...

...of the siege of Petersburg, Virginia”, approved July 3, 1926, to limit the authority of the Department of the Interior to impose fees for entra

105th Congress, 1997–1998. Text as of Mar 19, 1998 (Introduced).

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HR 3527 IH

105th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3527

To amend the Act entitled ‘An Act to establish a national military park at the battle fields of the siege of Petersburg, Virginia’, approved July 3, 1926, to limit the authority of the Department of the Interior to impose fees for entrance to the City Point Unit of Petersburg National Battlefield.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 19, 1998

Mr. SISISKY introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Resources


A BILL

To amend the Act entitled ‘An Act to establish a national military park at the battle fields of the siege of Petersburg, Virginia’, approved July 3, 1926, to limit the authority of the Department of the Interior to impose fees for entrance to the City Point Unit of Petersburg National Battlefield.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. LIMITATION ON AUTHORITY TO IMPOSE ENTRANCE FEES FOR CITY POINT UNIT OF PETERSBURG NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD.

    The Act entitled ‘An Act to establish a national military park at the battle fields of the siege of Petersburg, Virginia’, approved July 3, 1926 (16 U.S.C. 423 et seq.), is amended by adding at the end the following:

    ‘SEC. 11. No fee may be imposed by the Department of the Interior for entrance to the City Point Unit of Petersburg National Battlefield, located in the City of Hopewell, Virginia, unless--

      ‘(1) the Secretary of the Interior has reimbursed the City for obligations and expenditures incurred by the City for rehabilitation of National Park Service property located in the Unit adjacent to the James River; or

      ‘(2) the fee does not apply to entrance by a resident of the City.’.