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H.R. 4494: Frederick Jobs and Historic Preservation Training Center Land Acquisition Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 16, 2021 (Introduced).


I

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4494

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 16, 2021

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

A BILL

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire land in Frederick County, Maryland, for the Historic Preservation Training Center of the National Park Service, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Frederick Jobs and Historic Preservation Training Center Land Acquisition Act.

2.

Definitions

In this Act:

(1)

Center

The term Center means the Historic Preservation Training Center and related facilities of the National Park Service in Frederick County, Maryland.

(2)

Secretary

The term Secretary means the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the National Park Service.

3.

Acquisition of land for administrative purposes of Historic Preservation Training Center

(a)

In general

To further develop the Center in accordance with section 305306 of title 54, United States Code, the Secretary may acquire not more than 20 acres of land or interests in land in Frederick County, Maryland, for the Center for the purpose of supporting the physical space, program initiatives, and workforce development capacity of the Center.

(b)

Method of acquisition

Land or an interest in land for the Center may only be acquired under subsection (a) by donation, transfer, exchange, or purchase from a willing seller using donated or appropriated funds.

(c)

Administration of acquired land

On acquisition of land or an interest in land for the Center under subsection (a), the acquired land or interest in land shall be administered by the Secretary for the purpose described in subsection (a).

4.

Authorization of appropriations

There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary such sums as are necessary to carry out this Act.