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S. 3633: A bill to extend the authorizations for the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area, Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, and Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 10, 2022 (Introduced).


II

117th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3633

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 10, 2022

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A BILL

To extend the authorizations for the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area, Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, and Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor, and for other purposes.

1.

Extension of authorizations for the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area, Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, and Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor

(a)

Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

(1)

Extension

Section 310 of division II of the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 (54 U.S.C. 320101 note; Public Law 104–333; 110 Stat. 4252; 127 Stat. 420; 128 Stat. 314; 129 Stat. 2551; 132 Stat. 661; 133 Stat. 233; 133 Stat. 778) is amended by striking 2021 and inserting 2036.

(2)

Funding limitation

Section 311(a) of division II of the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 (54 U.S.C. 320101 note; Public Law 104–333; 110 Stat. 4252; 122 Stat. 824) is amended by striking the second sentence.

(b)

Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area

(1)

Boundary adjustment

Section 234 of the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area Act (54 U.S.C. 320101 note; Public Law 109–338; 120 Stat. 1796) is amended—

(A)

in subsection (b)—

(i)

by striking The heritage and inserting the following:

(1)

In general

The heritage

; and

(ii)

by adding at the end the following:

(2)

Boundary adjustment

The boundary of the heritage is adjusted to include the approximately 188 acres of land, as depicted on the map prepared by the National Park Service entitled Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area Proposed Boundary Adjustment, numbered 255/126701, and dated October 2014.

; and

(B)

in subsection (c), by striking The map and inserting The maps described in paragraphs (1) and (2) of subsection (b).

(2)

Funding limitation

Section 239 of the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area Act (54 U.S.C. 320101 note; Public Law 109–338; 120 Stat. 1799) is amended by striking subsection (a) and inserting the following:

(a)

In general

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this subtitle not more than $1,000,000 for any fiscal year.

.

(3)

Extension

Section 240 of the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area Act (54 U.S.C. 320101 note; Public Law 109–338; 120 Stat. 1799) is amended by striking on the date that is 15 years after the date of enactment of this Act and inserting September 30, 2036.

(c)

Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor

(1)

Extension of commission

Section 295D(d) of the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Act (54 U.S.C. 320101 note; Public Law 109–338; 120 Stat. 1833; 130 Stat. 962) is amended by striking 15 years and inserting 30 years.

(2)

Elimination of meeting requirements

Section 295E(a) of the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Act (54 U.S.C. 320101 note; Public Law 109–338; 120 Stat. 1833) is amended—

(A)

by striking paragraph (4); and

(B)

by redesignating paragraphs (5) through (7) as paragraphs (4) through (6), respectively.

(3)

Funding

Section 295K(a) of the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Act (54 U.S.C. 320101 note; Public Law 109–338; 120 Stat. 1837) is amended by striking the second sentence.

(4)

Termination of authority

Section 295L of the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Act (54 U.S.C. 320101 note; Public Law 109–338; 120 Stat. 1837; 130 Stat. 962) is amended by striking 15 years and inserting 30 years.

(5)

Technical amendments

(A)

The Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Act (54 U.S.C. 320101 note; Public Law 109–338; 120 Stat. 1832) is amended, in the subtitle heading, by striking Gullah/Geechee and inserting Gullah Geechee.

(B)

Section 295C of the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Act (54 U.S.C. 320101 note; Public Law 109–338; 120 Stat. 1832) is amended, in the section heading, by striking Gullah/Geechee and inserting Gullah Geechee.

(C)

Section 295D of the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Act (54 U.S.C. 320101 note; Public Law 109–338; 120 Stat. 1833) is amended, in the section heading, by striking Gullah/Geechee and inserting Gullah Geechee.

(D)

The Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Act (54 U.S.C. 320101 note; Public Law 109–338; 120 Stat. 1832) is amended by striking Gullah/Geechee each place it appears in sections 295, 295A, 295B, 295C(a), and 295D and inserting Gullah Geechee.