H. R. 1335
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 1, 2011
Mr. Platts introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources
To revise the boundaries of the Gettysburg National Military Park to include the Gettysburg Train Station, and for other purposes.
Gettysburg National Military Park boundary revision
1 of the Act titled
An Act to revise the boundary of the Gettysburg
National Military Park in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and for other
purposes, approved August 17, 1990 (16 U.S.C. 430g–4), is amended by
adding at the end the following:
In addition to the land
identified in subsections (a) and (b), the park shall include the following, as
depicted on the map titled
Gettysburg National Military Park Proposed
Boundary Addition, numbered 305/80,045 and dated January 2010:
The land and
interests in land commonly known as the
Gettysburg Train Station
and its immediate surroundings in the Borough of Gettysburg.
The land and interests in land located along Plum Run in Cumberland Township.
Acquisition and disposal of land
Section 2 of
that Act (16 U.S.C. 430g–5) is amended by adding at the end of subsection (a)
The Secretary is also authorized to acquire publicly
owned property within the area defined in section 1(d)(1) by purchase, from
willing sellers only, if efforts to acquire that property without cost have
been exhausted. The Secretary may not acquire property within the area defined
in section 1(d) by eminent domain..