H.R.746 - Shenandoah Valley National Battlefields Partnership Act of 1993103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10] (Introduced 02/02/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||10/05/1994 For Further Action See H.R.5044. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.746 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/02/1993)
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Title I: Shenandoah Valley National Battlefields
Title II: Shenandoah Valley National Battlefields Commission
Title III: Authorization Of Appropriations
Shenandoah Valley National Battlefields Partnership Act of 1993 - Title I: Shenandoah Valley National Battlefields - Establishes the Shenandoah Valley National Battlefields as a unit of the National Park Service (NPS). Sets forth the areas and battlefields included within the Battlefields. Directs the Shenandoah Valley National Battlefields Commission (established in title II) to identify lands in the historic core and the contributing battlefield area in the vicinity that shall comprise the Battlefields.
Requires the Secretary and the Commission to: (1) encourage heritage preservation within the regional area of the Battlefields by landowners, local governments, organizations, and businesses; and (2) cooperate to promote heritage tourism in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia that is compatible with resource protection.
Sets forth provisions regarding: (1) restoration of property within the Battlefields; (2) grant awards to property owners and governmental entities and provision of technical assistance to promote and maintain the historic character of the Battlefields; (3) reimbursement of planning costs; and (4) implementation grants to government entities and the private sector.
Authorizes the Secretary to acquire lands and interests in lands within the historic core by donation.
Directs the Commission to submit to the Congress a Shenandoah Valley Civil War Sites Heritage Plan that describes the appropriate protection, management, uses, and development of the Battlefields consistent with the purposes of this Act.
Title II: Shenandoah Valley National Battlefields Commission - Establishes the Shenandoah Valley National Battlefields Commission to: (1) advise and actively participate with the NPS in developing a Heritage Plan; (2) assist in the implementation, coordination, protection, promotion, and management of Battlefield resources; and (3) administer donated funds.
Title III: Authorization of Appropriations - Authorizes appropriations.