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Text of the George Washington Birthplace National Monument Boundary Adjustment Act of 2000

This bill was introduced on July 27, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 27, 2000 (Introduced).

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HR 4988 IH

106th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4988

To expand the boundary of the George Washington Birthplace National Monument, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 27, 2000

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


A BILL

To expand the boundary of the George Washington Birthplace National Monument, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. GEORGE WASHINGTON BIRTHPLACE NATIONAL MONUMENT BOUNDARIES ADJUSTED.

    (a) SHORT TITLE- This Act may be cited as the ‘George Washington Birthplace National Monument Boundary Adjustment Act of 2000’.

    (b) BOUNDARY OF GEORGE WASHINGTON BIRTHPLACE NATIONAL MONUMENT- The boundary of the George Washington Birthplace National Monument (hereinafter referred to as the ‘monument’) is modified to include the area comprising approximately 115 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled ‘George Washington Birthplace National Monument Boundary Map Westmoreland County Virginia’, numbered 332/80,011B, and dated July 2000. The map shall be on file and available for inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.

    (c) ACQUISITION OF LANDS- The Secretary of the Interior may acquire land or interests in land described in subsection (b) by donation, purchase from willing sellers with donated or appropriated funds, or exchange.

    (d) ADMINISTRATION OF LANDS- Lands added to the monument pursuant to subsection (b) shall be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as part of the monument in accordance with the laws and regulations applicable hereto.