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


The text of the bill below is as of May 27, 2020 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 339

116th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 306

[Report No. 116–424]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 8, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

May 27, 2020

Additional sponsors: Mr. Bishop of Georgia and Mr. Loudermilk

May 27, 2020

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 January 8, 2019


A BILL

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study 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.

Amend the title so as to read: A bill 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..

May 27, 2020

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