H.R. 3100 (112th): San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Boundary Expansion Act

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Oct 05, 2011 (Reported by House Committee).

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Union Calendar No. 386

112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3100

[Report No. 112–538]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 5, 2011

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

June 18, 2012

Additional sponsors: Mr. Doggett and Mr. Sessions

June 18, 2012

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 October 5, 2011


A BILL

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to expand the boundary of the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, to conduct a study of potential land acquisitions, and for other purposes.


1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Boundary Expansion Act.

2.

Findings

Congress finds that—

(1)

the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park is important to understanding the history and development of the City of San Antonio, Bexar County, the State of Texas, and the United States;

(2)

understanding the connection between the San Antonio River and the San Antonio Missions is critical to understanding mission life in colonial Texas; and

(3)

the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park enjoys the strong support of the City of San Antonio, Bexar County, and their citizens and businesses.

3.

Boundary expansion

Section 201(a) of Public Law 95–629 (16 U.S.C. 410ee(a)) is amended—

(1)

by striking In order and inserting (1) In order;

(2)

by striking The park shall also and inserting:

(2)

The park shall also

;

(3)

by striking After advising the and inserting:

(5)

After advising the

; and

(4)

by inserting after paragraph (2) (as so designated by paragraph (2) above) the following:

(3)

The boundary of the park is further modified to include approximately 151 acres, as depicted on the map titled San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Proposed Boundary Addition 2009, numbered 472/468,027, and dated November 2009. The map shall be on file and available for inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.

(4)

The Secretary may not acquire by condemnation any land or interest in land within the boundaries of the park. The Secretary is authorized to acquire land and interests in land that are within the boundaries of the park pursuant to paragraph (3) by donation only. No private property or non-Federal public property shall be included within the boundaries of the park without the written consent of the owner of such property. Nothing in this Act, the establishment of park, or the management plan of the park shall be construed create buffer zones outside of the park. That an activity or use can be seen or heard from within the park shall not preclude the conduct of that activity or use outside the park.

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June 18, 2012

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