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...certain land along Plum Run in Cumberland Township, to limit the means by which property within such revised boundaries may be

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 13, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 20, 2013 (Reported by House Committee).

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Union Calendar No. 162

113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1513

[Report No. 113–222]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 11, 2013

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

September 20, 2013

Additional sponsor: Mr. Dent

September 20, 2013

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed


A BILL

To revise the boundaries of the Gettysburg National Military Park to include the Gettysburg Train Station and certain land along Plum Run in Cumberland Township, to limit the means by which property within such revised boundaries may be acquired, and for other purposes.


1.

Gettysburg National Military Park

(a)

Boundary revision

Section 1 of the Act titled An Act to revise the boundary of 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 new subsection:

(d)

Additional land

(1)

Covered land; condition

In addition to the land identified in subsections (a) and (b), the park shall include the following, as depicted on the maps titled Gettysburg National Military Park Proposed Boundary Addition, numbered 305/80,045, and dated January 2010, if the owner of the property has provided written consent to inclusion:

(A)

The land and interests in land commonly known as the Gettysburg Train Station and its immediate surroundings in the Borough of Gettysburg.

(B)

The land and interests in land located along Plum Run in Cumberland Township.

(2)

Rule of construction

Nothing in paragraph (1), the acquisition of property within the area described in such paragraph, or the management plan for such acquired property shall be construed to create buffer zones outside of such property. That an activity or use can be seen or heard from within such acquired property shall not preclude the conduct of that activity or use outside such property.

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(b)

Limited acquisition authority

Section 2(a) of that Act (16 U.S.C. 430g–5(a)) is amended in the first sentence by inserting before the period the following: , except that the Secretary is authorized to acquire property within the area described in section 1(d) by donation only.

September 20, 2013

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed