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Public Law No: 115-255 (10/09/2018)

 
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Public Law 115-255
115th Congress

                                 An Act


 
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 
Study Act.>> 
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 
Secretary shall--
            (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 
        nonprofit organizations;
            (4) <<NOTE: Consultation.>>  consult with interested Federal 
        agencies, State or local governmental entities, private and 
        nonprofit organizations, or any other interested individuals; 
        and
            (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 
States Code.
    (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):
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SENATE REPORTS: Nos. 115-110 and 115-104, accompanying S. 55, (both from 
Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
                                                        Vol. 163 (2017):
                                    Jan. 30, considered and passed 
                                        House.
                                                        Vol. 164 (2018):
                                    Sept. 18, considered and passed 
                                        Senate, amended.
                                    Sept. 25, House concurred in Senate 
                                        amendment.

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