Legislation

Apr 23 2013

S. 782

Official Short: Gettysburg National Military Park Expansion Act

Long Title: To amend Public Law 101-377 to revise the boundaries of the Gettysburg National Military Park to include the Gettysburg Train Station, and for other purposes.

Sponsors: Mr. Casey, Mr. Toomey and Mr. King

STATUS:

  • April 23, 2013.--Introduced.
  • May 22, 2014.--Reported with an amendment. S.Rept. 113-168.
  • May 22, 2014.--Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar. [Calendar No. 394.]

S.782

Gettysburg National Military Park Expansion Act (Introduced in Senate - IS)

S 782 IS

113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 782

To amend Public Law 101-377 to revise the boundaries of the Gettysburg National Military Park to include the Gettysburg Train Station, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
April 23, 2013

Mr. CASEY (for himself, Mr. TOOMEY, and Mr. KING) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To amend Public Law 101-377 to revise the boundaries of the Gettysburg National Military Park to include the Gettysburg Train Station, 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 `Gettysburg National Military Park Expansion Act'.

SEC. 2. GETTYSBURG NATIONAL MILITARY PARK EXPANSION.

    (a) Gettysburg National Military Park Boundary Revision- Section 1 of Public Law 101-377 (16 U.S.C. 430g-4) is amended by adding at the end the following:
    `(d) Additional Land- In addition to the land described in subsections (a) and (b), the park shall include--
      `(1) the property commonly known as the `Gettysburg Train Station' (including land located in close proximity to the Gettysburg Train Station) that is--
        `(A) located in the Borough of Gettysburg; and
        `(B) depicted on the map entitled `Gettysburg National Military Park, Proposed Boundary', numbered 305/80,045, and dated September 2008; and
      `(2) the property that is--
        `(A) located adjacent to Plum Run in Cumberland Township; and
        `(B) depicted on the map entitled `Gettysburg National Military Park, Proposed Boundary Addition', numbered 305/80,046, and dated February 2009.'.
    (b) Acquisition and Disposal of Land- Section 2(a) of Public Law 101-377 (16 U.S.C. 430g-5(a)) is amended--
      (1) by striking `The Secretary' and inserting the following:
      `(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary'; and
      (2) by adding at the end the following:
      `(2) ACQUISITION OF PUBLICLY OWNED LAND-
        `(A) IN GENERAL- Subject to subparagraph (B), the Secretary may acquire only by purchase from a willing seller publicly owned property that is located within the property described in section 1(d)(1) if the Secretary determines that efforts to acquire the property without cost have been exhausted.
        `(B) EMINENT DOMAIN- The Secretary may not acquire by eminent domain property that is located within the property described in section 1(d)(1).'.