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H.R. 3480 (114th): Fort Frederica National Monument Boundary Expansion Act


The text of the bill below is as of Sep 6, 2016 (Passed the House).


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114th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3480

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

AN ACT

To expand the boundary of Fort Frederica National Monument in the State of Georgia, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Fort Frederica National Monument Boundary Expansion Act.

2.

Fort Frederica National Monument, Georgia

(a)

Maximum acreage

The first section of the Act of May 26, 1936 (16 U.S.C. 433g), is amended by striking two hundred and fifty acres and inserting 305 acres.

(b)

Boundary expansion

(1)

In general

The boundary of the Fort Frederica National Monument in the State of Georgia is modified to include the land generally depicted as Proposed Acquisition Areas on the map entitled Fort Frederica National Monument Proposed Boundary Expansion, numbered 369/132,469, and dated April 2016.

(2)

Availability of map

The map described in paragraph (1) shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.

(3)

Acquisition of land

The Secretary of the Interior may acquire the land and interests in land described in paragraph (1) by donation or purchase with donated or appropriated funds from willing sellers only.

(4)

Written consent of owner

No non-Federal property may be included in the Fort Frederica National Monument without the written consent of the owner.

(5)

No use of condemnation or eminent domain

The Secretary of the Interior may not acquire by condemnation or eminent domain any land or interests in land under this Act or for the purposes of this Act.

(6)

No buffer zone created

Nothing in this Act, the establishment of the Fort Frederica National Monument, or the management plan for the Fort Frederica National Monument shall be construed to create buffer zones outside of the Monument. That activities or uses can be seen, heard, or detected from areas within the Fort Frederica National Monument shall not preclude, limit, control, regulate, or determine the conduct or management of activities or uses outside of the Monument.

Passed the House of Representatives September 6, 2016.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk.