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Calendar No. 394

113th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 782

[Report No. 113–168]


To amend Public Law 101–377 to revise the boundaries of the Gettysburg National Military Park to include the Gettysburg Train Station, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 23, 2013

Mr. Casey (for himself, Mr. Toomey, and Mr. King) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

May 22, 2014

Reported by Ms. Landrieu, with an amendment

[Omit the part struck through and insert the part printed in italic]


A BILL

To amend Public Law 101–377 to revise the boundaries of the Gettysburg National Military Park to include the Gettysburg Train Station, 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 “Gettysburg National Military Park Expansion Act”.

SEC. 2. Gettysburg National Military Park expansion.

(a) Gettysburg National Military Park boundary revision.—Section 1 of Public Law 101–377 (16 U.S.C. 430g–4) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(d) Additional land.—In addition to the land described in subsections (a) and (b), the park shall include—

“(1) the property commonly known as the ‘Gettysburg Train Station’ (including land located in close proximity to the Gettysburg Train Station) that is—

“(A) located in the Borough of Gettysburg; and

“(B) depicted on the map entitled ‘Gettysburg National Military Park, Proposed Boundary’, numbered 305/80,045, and dated September 2008; and

“(2) the property that is—

“(A) located adjacent to Plum Run in Cumberland Township; and

“(B) depicted on the map entitled ‘Gettysburg National Military Park, Proposed Boundary Addition’, numbered 305/80,046, and dated February 2009.”.

(b) Acquisition and disposal of land.—Section 2(a) of Public Law 101–377 (16 U.S.C. 430g–5(a)) is amended—

(1) by striking “The Secretary” and inserting the following:

“(1) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary”; and

(2) by adding at the end the following:

“(2) ACQUISITION OF PUBLICLY OWNED LAND.—

“(A) IN GENERAL.—Subject to subparagraph (B), the Secretary may acquire only by purchase from a willing seller publicly owned property that is located within the property described in section 1(d)(1) if the Secretary determines that efforts to acquire the property without cost have been exhausted.

“(B) EMINENT DOMAIN.—The Secretary may not acquire by eminent domain property that is located within the property described in section 1(d)(1).”.

SEC. 2. Gettysburg national military park expansion.

(a) Boundary revision.—Section 1(b) of Public Law 101–377 (16 U.S.C. 430g–4(b)) is amended—

(1) by striking “include the” and insert “include—

“(1) the”;

(2) at the end of paragraph (1) (as designated by paragraph (1)), by striking the period and inserting “; and”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following:

“(2) the properties depicted as ‘Proposed Addition’ on the map entitled ‘Gettysburg National Military Park Proposed Boundary Addition’, numbered 305/80,045, and dated January, 2010 (2 sheets), including—

“(A) the property commonly known as the ‘Gettysburg Train Station’; and

“(B) the property located adjacent to Plum Run in Cumberland Township.”.

(b) Acquisition of land.—Section 2(a) of Public Law 101–377 (16 U.S.C. 430g–5(a)) is amended—

(1) in the first sentence, by striking "The Secretary" and inserting the following:

“(1) AUTHORITY TO ACQUIRE LAND.—The Secretary”;

(2) in the second sentence, by striking “In acquiring” and inserting the following:

“(2) MINIMUM FEDERAL INTERESTS.—In acquiring”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following:

“(3) METHODS OF ACQUISITION FOR CERTAIN LAND.—Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the Secretary may acquire the properties added to the park by section 1(b)(2) only—

“(A) by donation; or

“(B) if the Secretary determines that efforts to acquire the properties without cost have been exhausted, by purchase from a willing seller.”.


Calendar No. 394

113th CONGRESS
     2d Session
S. 782
[Report No. 113–168]

A BILL
To amend Public Law 101–377 to revise the boundaries of the Gettysburg National Military Park to include the Gettysburg Train Station, and for other purposes.

May 22, 2014
Reported with an amendment