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S. 2326 (114th): Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act

The text of the bill below is as of Nov 19, 2015 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

II

114th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2326

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 19, 2015

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

A BILL

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.