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Text of the Minute Man National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 22, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of Oct 2, 2008 (Referred to Senate Committee).

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HR 5853 RFS

110th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5853

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 23 (legislative day, September 17), 2008

Received

October 2 (legislative day, September 17), 2008

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


AN ACT

To expand the boundary of the Minute Man National Historical Park in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to include Barrett’s Farm, 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. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Minute Man National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act’.

SEC. 2. MINUTE MAN NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK BOUNDARY REVISION.

    (a) In General- The boundary of the Minute Man National Historical Park is modified to include the area as generally depicted on the map titled ‘Minute Man National Historical Park Proposed Boundary’, numbered 406/81001, and dated July 2007. The map shall be on file and available for inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.

    (b) Acquisition of Lands- The Secretary of the Interior may acquire land or interest in land with the area described in subsection (a), by purchase from willing sellers with donated or appropriated funds, by donation, or by exchange.

    (c) Administration of Lands- Lands added to the park under this section shall be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as part of the Minute Man Na-

    tional Historical Park in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

Passed the House of Representatives September 22, 2008.

Attest:

LORRAINE C. MILLER,

Clerk.