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H.R. 2270 (114th): Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act


The text of the bill below is as of Oct 6, 2016 (Passed Congress).


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One Hundred Fourteenth Congress of the United States of America

At the First Session

H. R. 2270

AN ACT

To redesignate the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, located in the State of Washington, as the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, to establish the Medicine Creek Treaty National Memorial within the wildlife refuge, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act.

2.

Redesignation of the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

(a)

Redesignation

The Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, located in the State of Washington, is redesignated as the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

(b)

References

Any reference in any statute, rule, regulation, Executive order, publication, map, paper, or other document of the United States to the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge is deemed to refer to the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

3.

Medicine Creek Treaty National Memorial, Washington

(a)

Establishment

There is established the Medicine Creek Treaty National Memorial within the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge to commemorate the location of the signing of the Medicine Creek Treaty of 1854 between the United States Government and leaders of the Muckleshoot, Nisqually, Puyallup, and Squaxin Island Indian Tribes.

(b)

Acreage and administration

The Secretary of the Interior shall establish the boundaries of the Medicine Creek Treaty National Memorial and provide for administration and interpretation of the memorial by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

(c)

Coordination

The Secretary of the Interior shall coordinate with representatives of the Muckleshoot, Nisqually, Puyallup, and Squaxin Island Indian Tribes in providing for the interpretation of the Medicine Creek Treaty National Memorial.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate.