Text: H.R.1471 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Received in Senate (12/14/2009)

1st Session
H. R. 1471


October 27, 2009


December 14, 2009

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


To expand the boundary of the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in the State of Georgia, to redesignate the unit as a National Historical Park, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Boundary expansion.

Section 1 of Public Law 100–206 is amended—

(1) in subsection (a), by striking paragraph (3) and inserting:

“(3) preserve and interpret a southern agricultural-based rural community during the early to middle years of the 20th century.”;

(2) in subsection (b)(1), by striking “map entitled ‘Jimmy Carter National Historic Site and Preservation District Boundary Map’, numbered NHS–JC–80000, and dated April 1987” and inserting “map titled ‘Jimmy Carter National Historical Park and Preservation District, Proposed Boundary Map’, numbered 330/80,019, and dated September 2009”;

(3) in subsection (b)(2)—

(A) by striking “and described more particularly as follows—” and inserting “or is needed to enhance the visitor experience, and includes—”;

(B) in subparagraph (C), by striking “15” and inserting “18”;

(C) in subparagraph (E), by striking “and” at the end;

(D) in subparagraph (F), by striking “Carter.” and inserting “Carter, and properties in the vicinity of the residence along West Church Street that are needed for administrative and visitor uses and to protect scenic values, not to exceed 10 acres;”; and

(E) by adding at the end the following new subparagraphs:

“(G) the Billy Carter Service Station at 104 West Church Street, consisting of less than one acre;

“(H) the property at 147 Old Plains Highway, known locally as the ‘Haunted House’, where Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter resided from 1956 to 1961, consisting of approximately one acre;

“(I) the Georgia Welcome Center on State Route 280/27, consisting of approximately 18 acres; and

“(J) two corridors of land no wider than 50 feet each between the Georgia Welcome Center and the President Carter boyhood home for the purpose of establishing walking and biking trails while using, to the greatest extent practicable, the right-of-way for the Shoreline Excursion Train.”;

(4) in subsection (c)(1)—

(A) in subparagraph (A), by striking “and” at the end;

(B) in subparagraph (B), by striking the period at the end and inserting “; and”; and

(C) after subparagraph (B), insert the following:

“(C) by donation only, other lands and interests in lands in the environs of Plains containing natural, cultural, or historic resources consistent with the purposes of the national historical park which, upon acquisition, shall be included in and administered as part of the national historical park.”; and

(5) in subsection (c)(2), by inserting “, the Georgia Welcome Center (referred to in subsection (b)(2)(I)),” after “subsection (b)(2)(A))”.

SEC. 2. Redesignation as National Historical Park.

(a) Redesignation.—Public Law 100–206 is amended—

(1) by striking “National Historic Site” each place it appears and inserting “National Historical Park”;

(2) by striking “historic site” each place it appears and inserting “national historical park”;

(3) in the section heading of section 1, by striking “national historic site” and inserting “national historical park”;

(4) in the subsection heading of section 1(b), by striking “national historic site” and inserting “national historical park”; and

(5) in the section heading of section 3, by striking “historic site” and inserting “national historical park”.

(b) References.—Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the United States to the “Jimmy Carter National Historic Site” shall be deemed a reference to the “Jimmy Carter National Historical Park”.

SEC. 3. Authorization of appropriations.

Public Law 100–206 is further amended by striking section 7.

Passed the House of Representatives October 26, 2009.

    Attest: lorraine c. miller,