Legislation

Jul 15 2014

S. 2610

Official Short: John P. Parker House Study Act

Long Title: A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing the John P. Parker House in Ripley, Ohio, as a unit of the National Park System.

Sponsors: Mr. Brown

STATUS:

  • July 15, 2014.--Introduced.

S.2610

John P. Parker House Study Act (Introduced in Senate - IS)

S 2610 IS

113th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 2610

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing the John P. Parker House in Ripley, Ohio, as a unit of the National Park System.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
July 15, 2014

Mr. BROWN introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing the John P. Parker House in Ripley, Ohio, as a unit of the National Park System.

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 `John P. Parker House 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 the John P. Parker House in Ripley, Ohio, which was recognized as a National Historic Landmark in 1997.

SEC. 3. SPECIAL RESOURCE STUDY OF JOHN P. PARKER HOUSE.

    (a) Study- The Secretary shall conduct a special resource study of the study area to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing the John P. Parker House in Ripley, Ohio, as a unit of the National Park System.
    (b) Study Requirements- The Secretary shall conduct the study in accordance with section 8 of the National Park System General Authorities Act (16 U.S.C. 1a-5).
    (c) Report- Not later than 3 years after the date on which funds are made available to carry out this Act, 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--
      (1) the results of the study; and
      (2) any recommendations of the Secretary.