Text of the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site Boundary Revision Act of 2007

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 23, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of May 23, 2007 (Passed the House (Engrossed)).

This is not the latest text of this bill.

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1st Session

H. R. 1100



To revise the boundary of the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site in the State of North Carolina, and for other purposes.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site Boundary Revision Act of 2007.



For the purposes of this Act:



The term map means the map entitled Sandburg Center Alternative numbered 445/80,017 and dated April 2007.



The term Secretary means the Secretary of the Interior.


Historic site

The term Historic Site means Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site.


Carl sandburg home national historic site boundary adjustment


Acquisition authority

The Secretary may acquire from willing sellers by donation, purchase with donated or appropriated funds, or exchange not more than 110 acres of land, water, or interests in land and water, within the area depicted on the map, to be added to the Historic Site.


Visitor center

To preserve the historic character and landscape of the site, the Secretary may also acquire up to five acres for the development of a visitor center and visitor parking area adjacent to or in the general vicinity of the Historic Site.


Boundary revision

Upon acquisition of any land or interest in land under this section, the Secretary shall revise the boundary of the Historic Site to reflect the acquisition.


Availability of map

The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.



Land added to the Historic Site by this section shall be administered as part of the Historic Site in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

Passed the House of Representatives May 23, 2007.

Lorraine C. Miller,