IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
July 15, 2021
Mr. Cardin (for himself and Mr. Van Hollen) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Frederick Jobs and Historic Preservation Training Center Land Acquisition Act.
In this Act:
The term Center means the Historic Preservation Training Center and related facilities of the National Park Service in Frederick County, Maryland.
The term Secretary means the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the National Park Service.
Acquisition of land for administrative purposes of Historic Preservation Training Center
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.
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.
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).
Authorization of appropriations
There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary such sums as are necessary to carry out this Act.