H.R.2437 - A bill to amend the Act of April 17, 1954, which preserved within Manassas National Battlefield Park, Va., important historic properties relating to the battles of Manassas.95th Congress (1977-1978)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Harris, Herbert E., II [D-VA-8] (Introduced 01/26/1977)|
|Committees:||House - Interior and Insular Affairs | Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 95-389 Part 1|
|Latest Action:||06/07/1977 Referred to Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.|
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Summary: H.R.2437 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Bill Information (Except Text)
(Reported to House from the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs with amendment, H. Rept. 95-389)
Reported to House amended (06/03/1977)
Establishes as the boundaries of the Manassas National Battlefield Park, Virginia, the boundaries depicted on the map entitled "Boundary Map. Manassas National Battlefield Park" dated May l977.
Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to acquire by donation, purchase, or exchange, lands and interests located within these boundaries, except that property owned by the Commonwealth of Virginia may only be acquired by donation.
Authorizes the Secretary to make arrangements for the removal or rerouting of roads within the battlefield so as to reduce adverse impacts on park values.
Sets forth the rights of owners of improved property within such boundaries.
Authorizes the appropriation of $8,500,000 for the acquisition of lands authorized to be acquired by this Act.