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                                                       Calendar No. 593
114th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                S. 1930

                          [Report No. 114-320]

 To adjust the boundary of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield 
  Park to include the Wallis House and Harriston Hill, and for other 
                               purposes.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             August 4, 2015

Mr. Isakson (for himself and Mr. Perdue) introduced the following bill; 
   which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and 
                           Natural Resources

                           September 6, 2016

              Reported by Ms. Murkowski, without amendment

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                                 A BILL


 
 To adjust the boundary of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield 
  Park to include the Wallis House and Harriston Hill, 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 ``Kennesaw Mountain National 
Battlefield Park Boundary Adjustment Act of 2015''.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

    Congress finds that--
            (1) Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park was 
        authorized as a unit of the National Park System on June 26, 
        1935, prior to which year, parts of the Park had been acquired 
        and protected by Civil War veterans and the War Department;
            (2) Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park protects 
        Kennesaw Mountain and Kolb's Farm, which are battle sites along 
        the route of General Sherman's 1864 campaign to take Atlanta;
            (3) most of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park 
        protects Confederate positions and strategy;
            (4) the Wallis House is one of the few original structures 
        remaining from the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain associated with 
        Union positions and strategy; and
            (5) the Wallis House is strategically located next to a 
        Union signal station at Harriston Hill.

SEC. 3. BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT; LAND ACQUISITION; ADMINISTRATION.

    (a) Boundary Adjustment.--
            (1) In general.--The boundary of the Kennesaw Mountain 
        National Battlefield Park is modified to include the 
        approximately 8 acres identified as ``Wallis House and 
        Harriston Hill'' and generally depicted on the map entitled 
        ``Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, Proposed 
        Boundary Adjustment'', numbered 325/80,020, and dated February 
        2010.
            (2) Availability of map.--The map referred to in paragraph 
        (1) shall be on file and available for inspection in the 
        appropriate offices of the National Park Service.
    (b) Land Acquisition.--The Secretary of the Interior may acquire, 
from willing owners only, land or interests in land described in 
subsection (a) by donation or exchange.
    (c) Administration.--The Secretary of the Interior shall administer 
land and interests in land acquired under this section as part of the 
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in accordance with 
applicable law (including regulations).
                                                       Calendar No. 593

114th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                                S. 1930

                          [Report No. 114-320]

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL

 To adjust the boundary of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield 
  Park to include the Wallis House and Harriston Hill, and for other 
                               purposes.

_______________________________________________________________________

                           September 6, 2016

                       Reported without amendment

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