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Union Calendar No. 643

114th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 2333

[Report No. 114–820]


To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire certain property related to the Fort Scott National Historic Site in Fort Scott, Kansas.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 14, 2015

Ms. Jenkins of Kansas introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

November 14, 2016

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

[Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic]

[For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on May 14, 2015]


A BILL

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire certain property related to the Fort Scott National Historic Site in Fort Scott, Kansas.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Authorization to acquire Lunette Blair.

The Act entitled “An Act to authorize establishment of the Fort Scott National Historic Site, Kansas, and for other purposes.”, approved October 19, 1978 (Public Law 95–484) is amended—

(1) in the first section, by striking “: Provided, that the buildings so acquired shall not include the structure known as ‘Lunette Blair’”; and

(2) in section 2—

(A) by striking “Sec. 2. When” and inserting the following:

“SEC. 2. Establishment.

“(a) In general.—When”; and

(B) by adding at the end the following:

“(b) Boundary modification.—The boundary of the Fort Scott National Historic Site established under subsection (a) is modified as generally depicted on the map referred to as ‘Fort Scott National Historic Site Proposed Boundary Modification’, numbered 471/80,057, and dated February 2016.

“(c) Land acquisition.—The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to acquire land and interests in land within the boundaries of the Fort Scott National Historic Site by donation or exchange only. The Secretary may not acquire by condemnation any land or interests in land within the boundaries of the Fort Scott National Historic Site. No private property or non-Federal property shall be included within the boundaries of the Fort Scott National Historic Site without the written consent of the owner of such property.

“(d) No buffer zone created.—Nothing in this Act, the establishment of the Fort Scott National Historic Site, or the management plan for the Fort Scott National Historic Site, shall be construed to create a buffer zone outside of the Fort Scott National Historic Site. That activities or uses can be seen, heard or detected from areas within the Fort Scott National Historic Site shall not preclude, limit, control, regulate, or determine the conduct or management of activities or uses outside of the Fort Scott National Historic Site.”.


Union Calendar No. 643

114th CONGRESS
     2d Session
H. R. 2333
[Report No. 114–820]

A BILL
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire certain property related to the Fort Scott National Historic Site in Fort Scott, Kansas.

November 14, 2016
Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed