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Calendar No. 580

114th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 718

[Report No. 114–308]


To modify the boundary of Petersburg National Battlefield in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 11, 2015

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

August 30, 2016

Reported under authority of the order of the Senate of July 14, 2016, by Ms. Murkowski, with amendments

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


A BILL

To modify the boundary of Petersburg National Battlefield in the Commonwealth of Virginia, 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. Petersburg National Battlefield boundary modification.

(a) In general.—The boundary of the Petersburg National Battlefield is modified to include the land and interests in land as generally depicted on the map titled “Petersburg National Battlefield Proposed Boundary Expansion”, numbered 325/80,080, and dated June 2007 March 2016. The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.

(b) Acquisition of properties.—The Secretary of

(b) Acquisition of properties.—

(1) AUTHORITY.—The Secretary of the Interior (referred to in this section as the “Secretary”) is authorized to acquire the land and interests in land, described in subsection (a), from willing sellers only, by donation, purchase with donated or appropriated funds, exchange, or transfer.

(2) TECHNICAL CORRECTION.—Section 313(a) of the National Parks and Recreation Act of 1978 (Public Law 95–625; 92 Stat. 3479) is amended by striking “twenty-one” and inserting “23”.

(c) Administration.—The Secretary shall administer any land or interests in land acquired under subsection (b) as part of the Petersburg National Battlefield in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

(d) Administrative jurisdiction transfer.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—There is transferred—

(A) from the Secretary to the Secretary of the Army administrative jurisdiction over the approximately 1.170-acre parcel of land depicted as “Area to be transferred to Fort Lee Military Reservation” on the map described in paragraph (2); and

(B) from the Secretary of the Army to the Secretary administrative jurisdiction over the approximately 1.171-acre parcel of land depicted as “Area to be transferred to Petersburg National Battlefield” on the map described in paragraph (2).

(2) MAP.—The land transferred is depicted on the map titled “Petersburg National Battlefield Proposed Transfer of Administrative Jurisdiction”, numbered 325/80,801A, dated May 2011 March 2016. The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.

(3) CONDITIONS OF TRANSFER.—The transfer of administrative jurisdiction under paragraph (1) is subject to the following conditions:

(A) NO REIMBURSEMENT OR CONSIDERATION.—The transfer is without reimbursement or consideration.

(B) MANAGEMENT.—The land conveyed to the Secretary under paragraph (1) shall be included within the boundary of the Petersburg National Battlefield and shall be administered as part of that park in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

(B) MANAGEMENT.—

(i) LAND TRANSFERRED TO THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY.—The land transferred to the Secretary of the Army under paragraph (1)(A) shall be excluded from the boundary of the Petersburg National Battlefield.

(ii) LAND TRANSFERRED TO THE SECRETARY.—The land transferred to the Secretary under paragraph (1)(B) shall—

(I) be included within the boundary of the Petersburg National Battlefield; and

(II) be administered as part of the Petersburg National Battlefield, in accordance with applicable laws (including regulations).


Calendar No. 580

114th CONGRESS
     2d Session
S. 718
[Report No. 114–308]

A BILL
To modify the boundary of Petersburg National Battlefield in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and for other purposes.

August 30, 2016
Reported with amendments
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