Summary: S.1718 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (10/10/1998)

Amends the Weir Farm National Historic Site Establishment Act of 1990 to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire not more than 15 additional acres of land contiguous or in close proximity to the Weir Farm National Historic Site, Connecticut, for the development of visitor and administrative facilities for the Site.

Conditions development of visitor and administrative facilities on the Secretary's entering into one or more agreements with the appropriate zoning authority of the towns of Ridgefield and Wilton for the purposes of: (1) developing the parking, visitor, and administrative facilities for the Site; and (2) managing bus traffic to the Site and limiting parking for large tour buses to an offsite location.

Increases the authorization of appropriations for acquisition of real and personal property for the Site.