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H.R. 306 (116th): Kettle Creek Battlefield Survey Act


The text of the bill below is as of Dec 3, 2020 (Passed the House).


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116th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 306

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

AN ACT

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a reconnaissance survey of the site of the Kettle Creek Battlefield in Wilkes County, Georgia, and adjacent property, and for other purposes.

1.

Kettle Creek Battlefield Survey

(a)

Short title

This section may be cited as the Kettle Creek Battlefield Survey Act.

(b)

Reconnaissance survey

(1)

Survey

The Secretary of the Interior (referred to in this section as the Secretary) shall conduct a reconnaissance survey of the site of the Kettle Creek Battlefield in Wilkes County, Georgia, and adjacent property (referred to in this section as the site).

(2)

Requirements for survey

In conducting the survey under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall evaluate the likelihood that resources within the site boundary would meet the four criteria for new parklands—

(A)

national significance;

(B)

suitability;

(C)

feasibility; and

(D)

need for National Park Service management.

(3)

Report

Not later than 1 year after the date on which funds are made available to carry out the survey under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate a report that describes—

(A)

the results of the survey; and

(B)

any conclusions and recommendations of the Secretary.

Passed the House of Representatives December 3, 2020.

Cheryl L. Johnson,

Clerk.