Summary: H.R.6145 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6145. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (07/18/2012)

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park Resources Assistance Act- Amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to: (1) authorize the Secretary of the Interior to assist in the interpretation and preservation of the Lewis Temple House, the Nathan and Polly Johnson House, and the Baker-Robinson Whale Oil Refinery associated with the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park in Massachusetts; and (2) require each dollar of federal funds used for funding cooperative agreements for the preservation of such park to be matched dollar for dollar with funds contributed by non-federal sources. Repeals provisions prohibiting more than specified amounts from being: (1) appropriated for construction, restoration, and rehabilitation of visitor and interpretive facilities, and directional and visitor orientation signage; or (2) used for interpretive and education programs for the National Historic Landmark Schooner Ernestina.