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Introduced in Senate (07/30/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 2329


To provide for the acquisition of non-Federal land for inclusion in the Fort Monroe National Monument in the State of Virginia, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 30, 2019

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


A BILL

To provide for the acquisition of non-Federal land for inclusion in the Fort Monroe National Monument in the State 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. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Fort Monroe National Monument Land Acquisition Act”.

SEC. 2. Definitions.

In this Act:

(1) MAP.—The term “map” means the map prepared by the National Park Service entitled “Fort Monroe National Monument Proposed Land Conveyance”, numbered 250/154572A, and dated July 2019.

(2) MONUMENT.—The term “Monument” means the Fort Monroe National Monument in the State.

(3) NON-FEDERAL LAND.—The term “non-Federal land” means the approximately 40 acres of land in the State depicted on the map as “Commonwealth of Virginia Land (Fee) Proposed for Conveyance to the NPS”.

(4) SECRETARY.—The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the National Park Service.

(5) STATE.—The term “State” means the State of Virginia.

SEC. 3. Conveyance of non-Federal land for the Fort Monroe National Monument.

(a) In general.—If the State offers to convey to the United States the non-Federal land—

(1) the Secretary shall accept the offer; and

(2) on conveyance to the United States of the non-Federal land, the non-Federal land shall be added to, and administered by the Secretary as part of, the Monument.

(b) Map.—

(1) AVAILABILITY.—The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.

(2) CORRECTIONS.—The Secretary and the State may, by mutual agreement—

(A) make minor boundary adjustments to the non-Federal land to be conveyed under subsection (a); and

(B) correct any minor errors in the map.

(c) Reservation of rights.—As part of the conveyance of the non-Federal land to the United States under subsection (a), the State may reserve and retain the rights of the State under any leases in existence on the non-Federal land on the day before the date of the conveyance.