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Calendar No. 594

114th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 1943

[Report No. 114–321]


To modify the boundary of the Shiloh National Military Park located in the States of Tennessee and Mississippi, to establish Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield as an affiliated area of the National Park System, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

August 5, 2015

Mr. Alexander 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, with amendments

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


A BILL

To modify the boundary of the Shiloh National Military Park located in the States of Tennessee and Mississippi, to establish Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield as an affiliated area of the National Park System, 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 “Shiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act”.

SEC. 2. Definitions.

In this Act:

(1) AFFILIATED AREA.—The term “affiliated area” means the Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield established as an affiliated area of the National Park System by section 4(a).

(2) PARK.—The term “Park” means Shiloh National Military Park, a unit of the National Park System.

(3) SECRETARY.—The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Interior.

SEC. 3. Areas to be added to shiloh national military park.

(a) Additional areas.—The boundary of the Park is modified to include the areas that are generally depicted on the map entitled “Shiloh National Military Park, Proposed Boundary Adjustment”, numbered 304/80,011, and dated April 2012 July 2014, and which are comprised of the following:

(1) Fallen Timbers Battlefield.

(2) Russell House Battlefield.

(3) Davis Bridge Battlefield.

(b) Acquisition authority.—The Secretary may acquire the land described in subsection (a) by donation, purchase from willing sellers with donated or appropriated funds, or exchange.

(c) Administration.—Any land acquired under this section shall be administered as part of the Park.

SEC. 4. Establishment of affiliated area.

(a) In general.—Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield in the State of Tennessee is established as an affiliated area of the National Park System.

(b) Description of affiliated area.—The affiliated area shall consist of the area generally depicted within the “Proposed Boundary” on the map entitled “Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield, Proposed Boundary”, numbered 903/80,073, and dated April 2012 July 2014.

(c) Administration.—The affiliated area shall be managed in accordance with—

(1) this Act; and

(2) any law generally applicable to units of the National Park System.

(d) Management entity.—The City of Parkers Crossroads and the Tennessee Historical Commission shall jointly be the management entity for the affiliated area.

(e) Cooperative agreements.—The Secretary may provide technical assistance and enter into cooperative agreements with the management entity for the purpose of providing financial assistance for the marketing, marking, interpretation, and preservation of the affiliated area.

(f) Limited role of the secretary.—Nothing in this Act authorizes the Secretary to acquire property at the affiliated area or to assume overall financial responsibility for the operation, maintenance, or management of the affiliated area.

(g) General management plan.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary, in consultation with the management entity, shall develop a general management plan for the affiliated area in accordance with section 100502 of title 54, United States Code.

(2) TRANSMITTAL.—Not later than 3 years after the date on which funds are made available to carry out this Act, the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate the general management plan developed under paragraph (1).


Calendar No. 594

114th CONGRESS
     2d Session
S. 1943
[Report No. 114–321]

A BILL
To modify the boundary of the Shiloh National Military Park located in the States of Tennessee and Mississippi, to establish Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield as an affiliated area of the National Park System, and for other purposes.

September 6, 2016
Reported with amendments
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