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H.R. 2879 (114th): Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area Amendment Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 24, 2015 (Introduced).


I

114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2879

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 24, 2015

(for himself, Mr. Shimkus, Mr. Rodney Davis of Illinois, Mrs. Bustos, and Mr. Bost) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To include Livingston County, the city of Jonesboro in Union County, and the city of Freeport in Stephenson County, Illinois, to the Lincoln National Heritage Area, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area Amendment Act.

2.

Adjustment of boundaries of Lincoln National Heritage Area

(a)

Boundary adjustment

Section 443(b)(1) of the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008 (Public Law 110–229; 16 U.S.C. 461 note) is amended—

(1)

by inserting , Livingston, after LaSalle; and

(2)

by inserting , the city of Jonesboro in Union County, and the city of Freeport in Stephenson County after Woodford counties.

(b)

Map

The Secretary of the Interior shall update the map referred to in section 443(b)(2) of the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008 to reflect the boundary adjustment made by the amendments in subsection (a) of this section.