IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
November 17, 2011
Mr. Casey introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
To amend Public Law 101–377 to revise the boundaries of the Gettysburg National Military Park to include the Gettysburg Train Station, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Gettysburg National Military Park
Expansion Act of 2011.
Gettysburg National Military Park expansion
Gettysburg National Military Park boundary revision
Section 1 of Public Law 101–377 (16 U.S.C. 430g–4) is amended by adding at the end the following:
In addition to the land described in subsections (a) and (b), the park shall include—
commonly known as the
Gettysburg Train Station (including land
located in close proximity to the Gettysburg Train Station) that is—
located in the Borough of Gettysburg; and
depicted on the
Gettysburg National Military Park, Proposed
Boundary, numbered 305/80,045, and dated September 2008; and
the property that is—
located adjacent to Plum Run in Cumberland Township; and
depicted on the
Gettysburg National Military Park, Proposed Boundary
Addition, numbered 305/80,046, and dated February
Acquisition and disposal of land
Section 2(a) of Public Law 101–377 (16 U.S.C. 430g–5(a)) is amended—
and inserting the following:
by adding at the end the following:
Acquisition of publicly owned land
Subject to subparagraph (B), the Secretary may acquire only by purchase from a willing seller publicly owned property that is located within the property described in section 1(d)(1) if the Secretary determines that efforts to acquire the property without cost have been exhausted.
The Secretary may not acquire by eminent domain property that is located within the property described in section 1(d)(1).