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Public Law No: 114-101 (12/18/2015)

 
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Public Law 114-101
114th Congress

                                 An Act

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 To redesignate the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, located in the 
State of Washington, as the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife 
Refuge, to establish the Medicine Creek Treaty National Memorial within 
     the wildlife refuge, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: Dec. 18, 
                         2015 -  [H.R. 2270]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Billy Frank Jr. 
Tell Your Story Act. Native Americans. 16 USC 668dd note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story 
Act''.
SEC. 2. REDESIGNATION OF THE NISQUALLY NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE.

    (a) Redesignation.--The Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, located 
in the State of Washington, is redesignated as the ``Billy Frank Jr. 
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge''.
    (b) <<NOTE: 16 USC 668dd note.>>  References.--Any reference in any 
statute, rule, regulation, Executive order, publication, map, paper, or 
other document of the United States to the Nisqually National Wildlife 
Refuge is deemed to refer to the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National 
Wildlife Refuge.
SEC. 3. MEDICINE CREEK TREATY NATIONAL MEMORIAL, WASHINGTON.

    (a) <<NOTE: 54 USC 320301 note.>>  Establishment.--There is 
established the Medicine Creek Treaty National Memorial within the Billy 
Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge to commemorate the location 
of the signing of the Medicine Creek Treaty of 1854 between the United 
States Government and leaders of the Muckleshoot, Nisqually, Puyallup, 
and Squaxin Island Indian Tribes.

    (b) Acreage and Administration.--The Secretary of the Interior shall 
establish the boundaries of the Medicine Creek Treaty National Memorial 
and provide for administration and interpretation of the memorial by the 
United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
    (c) Coordination.--The Secretary of the Interior shall coordinate 
with representatives of the Muckleshoot, Nisqually, Puyallup,

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and Squaxin Island Indian Tribes in providing for the interpretation of 
the Medicine Creek Treaty National Memorial.

    Approved December 18, 2015.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 2270:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 114-355 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 161 (2015):
            Nov. 30, considered and passed House.
            Dec. 14, considered and passed Senate.

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