Summary: H.R.87 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (06/07/2016)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 25, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Shiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act

(Sec. 3) This bill modifies the boundary of Shiloh National Military Park to include the Fallen Timbers Battlefield, the Russell House Battlefield, and the Davis Bridge Battlefield. The Department of the Interior may acquire lands by donation, purchase from willing sellers, or exchange.

(Sec. 4) The bill establishes the Parker's Crossroads Battlefield in Tennessee as an affiliated area of the National Park System.

The city of Parkers Crossroads and the Tennessee Historical Commission shall jointly be the management entity for the affiliated area.

Interior may provide technical assistance and enter into cooperative agreements with the management entity for financial assistance with marketing, interpretation, and preservation of the affiliated area.

Interior shall develop a general management plan for the affiliated area.