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African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center Act
This bill establishes the African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center at the African Burial Ground National Monument in New York, New York.
The National Park Service shall: (1) acquire for the Museum property that is located adjacent to the national monument or in any other area of the African Burial Ground National Historic Landmark in the city other than the location adjacent to the monument, and (2) construct the Museum on the acquired property.
The bill establishes within the Department of the Interior the African Burial Ground Advisory Council to: (1) make recommendations on the construction of the Museum, and (2) advise and assist Interior on all matters relating to the operation and preservation of the Museum.