S. 955 (106th): A bill to allow the National Park Service to acquire certain land for addition to the Wilderness Battlefield in Virginia, as previously authorized by law, by purchase or exchange as well as by donation.

May 04, 1999 (106th Congress, 1999–2000)
Died (Reported by Committee)
John Warner
Senator from Virginia
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Last Updated
Jun 24, 1999
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1665 (identical)

Signed by the President
Dec 09, 1999


This bill was introduced on June 16, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced May 04, 1999
Referred to Committee May 04, 1999
Reported by Committee Jun 16, 1999

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5 cosponsors (3R, 2D) (show)

Senate Energy and Natural Resources

National Parks

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6/24/1999--Reported to Senate amended.
Amends Federal law to remove the condition under which certain lands (on which occurred, during the Battle of the Wilderness, Longstreet's Flank Attack) could be added to the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial National Military Park (Wilderness Battlefield), Virginia only by donation to the Secretary of the Interior (thus allowing the Secretary to acquire it by purchase or exchange). Requires a specified portion of land, however, to be acquired by donation only.

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