There is one summary for S.1796. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (07/17/2007)

Authorizes the Commandant of the Coast Guard to transfer to Presque Isle Township in Presque County, Michigan: (1) possession of the historic Fresnel Lens from the Presque Isle Light Station Lighthouse; and (2) any additional U.S. personal property related to the Lens that the Commandant considers appropriate for conveyance.

Requires the Township, as condition of the transfer of possession, to install the Lens in the Lighthouse as a Class I private aid to navigation.

Instructs the Commandant, upon certification of the Commandant that the Township has installed the Lens and is able to operate the Lens and Lighthouse as a private aid to navigation, to convey to the Township all interest of the United States in and to the Lens.

Allows the Commandant, if the Commandant conveys the Lens to the Township, to convey to the Township any personal property previously transferred to the Township under this Act.