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Text of the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park Boundary Expansion and Redesignation Act of 2009

This bill was introduced on January 7, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jan 7, 2009 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 279

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 7, 2009

(for himself and Mr. Gonzalez) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To amend the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site Act of 1991 to designate the historic site as the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, to expand the boundaries of the park, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park Boundary Expansion and Redesignation Act of 2009.

2.

Designation of Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park

(a)

Designation

The Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site is hereby designated the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park.

(b)

References

Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, paper or other record of the United States to Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site is deemed to be a reference to the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park.

(c)

Conforming amendments

The Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site Act of 1991 (Public Law 102–304; 106 Stat. 256; 16 U.S.C. 461) is amended—

(1)

by striking National Historic Site each place it appears and inserting National Historical Park;

(2)

in the heading for section 3, by striking national historic site and inserting national historical park; and

(3)

by striking historic site each place it appears and inserting historical park.

3.

Boundary expansion

Section 3(b) of the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site Act of 1991 (Public Law 102–304; 106 Stat. 256; 16 U.S.C. 461) is amended—

(1)

by redesignating paragraph (2) as paragraph (3);

(2)

by inserting after paragraph (1) the following new paragraph:

(2)

The historical park also shall consist of approximately 34 acres as generally depicted on the map entitled Palo Alto Battlefield NHS Proposed Boundary Expansion, numbered 469/80,012, and dated May 21, 2008. The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.

; and

(3)

in paragraph (3), as so redesignated, by striking map referred to in paragraph (1) and inserting maps referred to in paragraphs (1) and (2).