IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
February 17, 2005
Mrs. Lincoln (for herself and Mr. Pryor) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
To direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the Wolf House, located in Norfolk, Arkansas, as a unit of the National Park System, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Wolf House Study Act of
Congress finds that the Wolf House, located in Norfolk, Arkansas, is the oldest 2-story log structure and the oldest territorial courthouse west of the Mississippi River.
In this Act:
The term Wolf House means the structure known by that name located on Highway 5 in Norfolk, Arkansas.
The term Secretary means the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the National Park Service.
Wolf House study
The Secretary, in consultation with the State of Arkansas, shall—
carry out a study on the suitability and feasibility of designating the Wolf House as a unit of the National Park System; and
consider management alternatives for the Wolf House.
Except as provided by subsection (c), section 8(c) of Public Law 91–383 (16 U.S.C. 1a–5(c)) shall apply to the conduct and completion of the study required by subsection (a).
Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Resources of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate a report describing the results of the study.