S.748 - African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Clinton, Hillary Rodham [D-NY] (Introduced 03/02/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/02/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.748 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/02/2007)
African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center Act - Establishes the African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center at the African Burial Ground National Monument in the city of New York, New York.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the National Park Service (NPS), to: (1) acquire for the Museum property that is located adjacent to the National Monument or in any other area of the African Burial Ground National Historic Landmark in the city other than the location adjacent to the Monument; (2) plan, design, and construct the Museum on the acquired property.
Provides for operation of the Museum by the Secretary.
Establishes within the Department of the Interior the African Burial Ground Advisory Council to: (1) make recommendations to the Secretary on the planning, design, and construction of the Museum; and (2) advise and assist the Secretary on all matters relating to the administration, operation, maintenance, and preservation of the Museum.
Requires: (1) the Secretary to appoint a Director for the Museum; and (2) the Director of the Museum to manage such Museum.