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H.R. 1719 (115th): John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 11, 2017 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 145

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1719

[Report No. 115–208]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 24, 2017

(for himself, Mr. King of New York, Mr. Polis, Mr. McGovern, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Langevin, Mr. Lowenthal, Ms. Matsui, Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. Huffman, Mr. Swalwell of California, Mr. Beyer, Mr. Pocan, Mr. Schiff, Mr. Cartwright, Ms. Speier, and Mr. Garamendi) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

July 11, 2017

Additional sponsors: Mr. Nolan, Mr. Thompson of California, Mr. McNerney, Ms. Norton, and Mr. Quigley

July 11, 2017

Reported with amendments, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic

For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on March 24, 2017


A BILL

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire approximately 44 acres of land in Martinez, California, and for other purposes.


1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act.

2.

Definitions

In this Act:

(1)

Historic site

The term Historic Site means the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, California, established by Public Law 88–547 (78 Stat. 753).

(2)

Map

The term map means the map entitled John Muir National Historic Site Proposed Boundary Expansion, numbered 426/127150, and dated November 2014.

(3)

Secretary

The term Secretary means the Secretary of the Interior.

3.

John Muir National Historic Site land acquisition

(a)

Acquisition

The Secretary may acquire by donation the approximately 44 acres of land and any interests in the land that is identified on the map.

(b)

Boundary

On the acquisition of the land authorized under subsection (a), the Secretary shall adjust the boundaries of the Historic Site to include the acquired land.

(c)

Administration

The land and any interests in land acquired under subsection (a) shall be administered as part of the National Historic Site.

Amend the title so as to read: A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire approximately 44 acres of land in Martinez, California, for inclusion in the John Muir National Historic Site, and for other purposes..

July 11, 2017

Reported with amendments, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed