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H.R. 4851 - Kennedy–King National Commemorative Site Act

Introduced: 2018-03-19
Bill Status: Passed
 

Kennedy-King Establishment Act of 2018

(Sec. 3) This bill redesignates the Landmark for Peace Memorial in Martin Luther King, Jr. Park in Indianapolis, Indiana, as the "Kennedy-King National Commemorative Site."

The commemorative site shall become a part of the African-American Civil Rights Network.

The Department of the Interior may enter into cooperative agreements with public or private entities for interpretive and educational purposes related to the commemorative site.

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H. R. 4851




AT THE SECOND SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday,
the third day of January, two thousand and eighteen

    To establish the Kennedy-King National Commemorative Site in the State of Indiana, 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 “Kennedy–King National Commemorative Site Act”.

SEC. 2. Definitions.

In this Act:

(1) SECRETARY.—The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Interior.

(2) SITE.—The term “Site” means the Kennedy-King National Commemorative Site as designated by section 3(a).

(3) STATE.—The term “State” means the State of Indiana.

SEC. 3. National commemorative site.

(a) Designation.—The Landmark for Peace Memorial in Martin Luther King, Jr. Park in Indianapolis, in the State, is hereby designated as the Kennedy-King National Commemorative Site.

(b) African American Civil Rights Network.—The Site shall be part of the African American Civil Rights Network established under Public Law 115–104.

(c) Administration.—

(1) COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS.—The Secretary may enter into cooperative agreements with appropriate public or private entities for interpretative and educational purposes related to the Site.

(2) EFFECT OF DESIGNATION.—The Site shall not be a unit of the National Park System.

(3) LIMITATIONS.—Nothing in this Act—

(A) authorizes the Secretary to interfere with the rights of any person with respect to private property or any local zoning ordinance or land use plan of the State or any political subdivision thereof; or

(B) authorizes the Secretary to acquire land or interests in land through condemnation or otherwise.

Attest:





Speaker of the House of Representatives.  

Attest:





Vice President of the United States and   
President of the Senate.

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