Text: H.R.5869 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress]
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[H.R. 5869 Introduced in House (IH)]

111th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 5869

 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource 
study of the West Hunter Street Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, and 
                          for other purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             July 27, 2010

Mr. Lewis of Georgia introduced the following bill; which was referred 
                 to the Committee on Natural Resources

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                                 A BILL


 
 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource 
study of the West Hunter Street Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, 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. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``West Hunter Street Baptist Church 
Study Act''.

SEC. 2. SPECIAL RESOURCE STUDY.

    (a) Study.--The Secretary of the Interior shall conduct a special 
resource study of the historic West Hunter Street Baptist Church, 
located at 775 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, S.W., Atlanta, Georgia.
    (b) Contents.--In conducting the study under subsection (a), the 
Secretary shall--
            (1) evaluate the national significance of the site;
            (2) determine the suitability and feasibility of 
        designating the area as a unit of the National Park System;
            (3) consider other alternatives for preservation, 
        protection, and interpretation of the site by Federal, State, 
        or local governmental entities, or private and nonprofit 
        organizations;
            (4) consult with interested Federal, State, or local 
        governmental entities, private and nonprofit organizations or 
        any other interested individuals; and
            (5) identify cost estimates for any Federal acquisition, 
        development, interpretation, operation, and maintenance 
        associated with the alternatives.
    (c) Applicable Law.--The study required under subsection (a) shall 
be conducted in accordance with section 8 of Public Law 91-383 (16 
U.S.C. 1a-5; commonly known as the ``National Park Service General 
Authorities Act'').
    (d) Report.--Not later than 3 years after the date on which funds 
are first made available for the study under subsection (a), the 
Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Natural Resources of the 
House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural 
Resources of the Senate a report containing the results of the study 
and any conclusions and recommendations of the Secretary.
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