H.R. 1100 (110th): Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site Boundary Revision Act of 2007

110th Congress, 2007–2009. Text as of May 17, 2007 (Reported by House Committee).

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Union Calendar No. 93

110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1100

[Report No. 110–157]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 15, 2007

(for himself, Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas, Ms. Kilpatrick, Mr. Price of North Carolina, Mr. Tanner, Mr. McIntyre, Mr. Etheridge, Mr. Thompson of California, Mr. Butterfield, Mr. Emanuel, Mr. Hare, Mr. Miller of North Carolina, Mr. Udall of Colorado, Mr. Kirk, Ms. Bean, and Mr. Ellsworth) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

May 17, 2007

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic

For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on February 15, 2007

A BILL

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

1.

Short title

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

2.

Definitions

For the purposes of this Act:

(1)

Map

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

(2)

Secretary

The term Secretary means the Secretary of the Interior.

(3)

Historic site

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

3.

Carl sandburg home national historic site boundary adjustment

(a)

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.

(b)

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.

(c)

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.

(d)

Availability of map

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

(e)

Administration

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.

May 17, 2007

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed