H.R. 4109 (105th): Gateway Visitor Center Authorization Act of 1998

Jun 23, 1998 (105th Congress, 1997–1998)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Jon Fox
Representative for Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district
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Jun 23, 1998
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This bill was introduced on June 23, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 23, 1998
Referred to Committee Jun 23, 1998
Full Title

To authorize the Gateway Visitor Center at Independence National Historical Park, and for other purposes.


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6 cosponsors (4D, 2R) (show)

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Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

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Gateway Visitor Center Authorization Act of 1998 - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to enter into an agreement with the Gateway Visitor Center Corporation to facilitate the construction and operation of the Gateway Visitor Center on Independence Mall, in Philadelphia. Authorizes:
(1) the Corporation to operate the Center in cooperation with the Secretary and to provide at the Center information, interpretation, facilities, and services to visitors of Independence National Historical Park, its surrounding historic sites, the city of Philadelphia, and the region and, acting as a private nonprofit organization, to engage in activities appropriate for operation of a regional visitor center; and
(2) the Secretary to undertake, at the Center, activities relating to the management of the Park. Requires revenues from activities engaged in by the Corporation to be used for the Center's operation and administration.
Declares that nothing in this Act authorizes the Secretary or the Corporation to take any action in derogation of the preservation and protection of the values and resources of the Park.

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