Text: H.R.733 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 108-63 (07/29/2003)
[108th Congress Public Law 63]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
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Public Law 108-63
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire the McLoughlin
House in Oregon City, Oregon, for inclusion in Fort Vancouver National
Historic Site, and for other purposes.
<<NOTE: July 29, 2003 - [H.R. 733]>>
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress <<NOTE: McLoughlin House Addition
to Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Act. 16 USC 450ff
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; DEFINITIONS.
(a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``McLoughlin House
Addition to Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Act''.
(b) Definitions.--For the purposes of this Act, the following
(1) City.--The term ``City'' means Oregon City, Oregon.
(2) McLoughlin house.--The term ``McLoughlin House'' means
the McLoughlin House National Historic Site which is described
in the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Interior's Order of
June 27, 1941, and generally depicted on the map entitled
``McLoughlin House, Fort Vancouver National Historic Site'',
numbered 389/92,002, and dated 5/01/03, and includes the
McLoughlin House, the Barclay House, and other associated real
property, improvements, and personal property.
(3) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary
of the Interior.
SEC. 2. MCLOUGHLIN HOUSE ADDITION TO FORT VANCOUVER.
(a) Acquisition.--The Secretary is authorized to acquire the
McLoughlin House, from willing sellers only, by donation, purchase with
donated or appropriated funds, or exchange, except that lands or
interests in lands owned by the City may be acquired by donation only.
(b) Map Availability.--The map identifying the McLoughlin House
referred to in section 1(b)(2) shall be on file and available for
inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service,
Department of the Interior.
(c) Boundaries; Administration.--Upon acquisition of the McLoughlin
House, the acquired property shall be included within the boundaries of,
and be administered as part of, the Fort Vancouver National Historic
Site in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
(d) Name Change.--Upon acquisition of the McLoughlin House, the
Secretary shall change the name of the site from the ``McLoughlin House
National Historic Site'' to the ``McLoughlin House''.
(e) Federal Laws.--After the McLoughlin House is acquired and added
to Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, any reference
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in a law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the
United States to the ``McLoughlin House National Historic Site'' (other
than this Act) shall be deemed a reference to the ``McLoughlin House'',
a unit of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.
Approved July 29, 2003.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 733:
SENATE REPORTS: No. 108-66 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 149 (2003):
Apr. 8, considered and passed House.
June 16, considered and passed Senate, amended.
July 16, House concurred in Senate amendments.