H.R.580 - Castle Nugent National Historic Site Establishment Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Christensen, Donna M. [D-VI-At Large] (Introduced 02/09/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/14/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.580 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/09/2011)
Castle Nugent National Historic Site Establishment Act of 2011 - Establishes the Castle Nugent National Historic Site on the island of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, as a unit of the National Park System in order to preserve, protect, and interpret a Caribbean cultural landscape spanning over 300 years of agricultural use, significant archeological resources, an extensive barrier coral reef system, and other outstanding natural features.
Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to lease certain lands within the boundary of the Historic Site to the University of the Virgin Islands for the purpose of continuing the University's operations for breeding Senepol cattle.