Text: H.R.46 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 115-255 (10/09/2018)
[115th Congress Public Law 255]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]
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Public Law 115-255
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource
study of Fort Ontario in the State of New York. <<NOTE: Oct. 9,
2018 - [H.R. 46]>>
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Fort Ontario
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Fort Ontario Study Act''.
SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.
In this Act:
(1) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary
of the Interior.
(2) Study area.--The term ``study area'' means Fort Ontario
in Oswego, New York.
SEC. 3. FORT ONTARIO SPECIAL RESOURCE STUDY.
(a) In General.--The Secretary shall conduct a special resource
study of the study area.
(b) Contents.--In conducting the study under subsection (a), the
(1) <<NOTE: Evaluation.>> evaluate the national
significance of the study area;
(2) <<NOTE: Determination.>> determine the suitability and
feasibility of designating the study area as a unit of the
National Park System;
(3) consider other alternatives for preservation,
protection, and interpretation of the study area by the Federal
Government, State or local government entities, or private and
(4) <<NOTE: Consultation.>> consult with interested Federal
agencies, State or local governmental entities, private and
nonprofit organizations, or any other interested individuals;
(5) <<NOTE: Cost estimates.>> identify cost estimates for
any Federal acquisition, development, interpretation, operation,
and maintenance associated with the alternatives.
(c) Applicable Law.--The study required under subsection (a) shall
be conducted in accordance with section 100507 of title 54, United
(d) Report.--Not later than 3 years after the date on which funds
are first made available to carry out the study under subsection (a),
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 a report that describes--
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(1) the results of the study; and
(2) any conclusions and recommendations of the Secretary.
Approved October 9, 2018.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 46 (S. 55):
SENATE REPORTS: Nos. 115-110 and 115-104, accompanying S. 55, (both from
Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
Vol. 163 (2017):
Jan. 30, considered and passed
Vol. 164 (2018):
Sept. 18, considered and passed
Sept. 25, House concurred in Senate