Summary: S.400 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (09/22/1976)

(Measure passed House, amended, in lieu of H.R. 15558)

=Title I: Frederick Law Olmsted Home and Office, Brookline, Massachusetts= - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to prepare and transmit to specified Congressional committees a study of the feasibility and suitability of designating the Federick Law Olmsted Home and Office, Brookline, Massachusetts, as a unit of the National Park System.

=Title II: Saint Paul's Church, Eastchester, New York= - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to prepare and transmit to specified Congressional committees a study of the feasibility and suitability of designating the Saint Paul's Church, Eastchester, New York, as a unit of the National Park System.

=Title III: National Museum of Afro-American History and Culture at or near Wilberforce, Ohio= - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to prepare and transmit to specified Congressional committees a study of the feasibility and suitability of establishing a National Museum of Afro-American History and Culture in the vicinity of Wilberforce, Ohio.

=Title IV: Kalaupapa Settlement on the Island of Molokai, Hawaii= - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to study the feasibility and desirability designating as a unit of the National Park System all or part of Kalawao County on the island of Molokai, Hawaii, in which is located the Kalawpapa leper settlement. Requires the Secretary to submit a report of such study, including a detailed proposed master development plan, to the President and Congress within two years of the enactment of this title.

Establishes the Kalaupapa National Historical Park Advisory Commission.

Prohibits agencies and departments of the United States from taking any action which would impact on the proposed park area pending submission of the Secretary's report.

=Title V: Shawnee Hills, Illinois= - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to designate all or part of the Shawnee Hills in specified counties in Illinois as a national recreation area.

=Title VI: George W. Norris Home, McCook, Nebraska= - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to report to Congress on the feasibility and suitability of including the George W. Norris home as a unit of the National Park System.

=Title VII: Mount Mitchell, North Carolina= - Directs the Secretary to report to Congress on the feasibility and suitability of creating a Mount Mitchell National Park.