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H.R. 5613: Quindaro Townsite National Commemorative Site Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 23, 2018 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 663

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5613

[Report No. 115–856]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 25, 2018

(for himself and Mr. Cleaver) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

July 23, 2018

Additional sponsors: Mr. Clay, Mr. Marshall, Ms. Jenkins of Kansas, and Mr. Estes of Kansas

July 23, 2018

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 April 25, 2018


A BILL

To designate the Quindaro Townsite in Kansas City, Kansas, as a National Historic Landmark, and for other purposes.


1.

Quindaro Townsite National Commemorative Site Act

(a)

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Quindaro Townsite National Commemorative Site Act.

(b)

Definition

In this Act, the term Secretary means the Secretary of the Interior.

(c)

Designation

The Quindaro Townsite in Kansas City, Kansas, as listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is hereby designated as the Quindaro Townsite National Commemorative Site. The Site shall not be considered a unit of the National Park System.

(d)

Administration

Nothing in this section shall affect the administration of the Quindaro Townsite by Kansas City or the State of Kansas.

(e)

Cooperative agreements

The Secretary, in consultation with the State of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas, and affected subdivisions, may enter into cooperative agreements with appropriate public or private entities, for the purposes of protecting historic resources at Quindaro Townsite and providing educational and interpretive programs for the public.

(f)

Technical assistance

The Secretary may provide technical assistance to any entity with which the Secretary has entered into a cooperative agreement under subsection (e).

(g)

Effect on private property, local land use, and land acquisition authority

Nothing in this Act authorizes the Secretary to—

(1)

interfere with private property rights, or any local zoning ordinance or land use plan of the State or any political subdivision of the State; or

(2)

acquire land or interests in land through condemnation or otherwise.

Amend the title so as to read: A bill to designate the Quindaro Townsite in Kansas City, Kansas, as a National Commemorative Site..

July 23, 2018

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