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H.R. 5005 - To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing the birthplace of James Weldon Johnson in Jacksonville, Florida, as a unit of the National Park System.
Introduced: 2018-06-06
Bill Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
 

This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing the birthplace of James Weldon Johnson located at Adams and Lee Streets in Jacksonville, Florida, as a unit of the National Park System. James Weldon Johnson was a renowned statesmen, educator, songwriter, author, lawyer, and civil rights activist.

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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5005


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 6, 2018

    Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


AN ACT

    To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing the birthplace of James Weldon Johnson in Jacksonville, Florida, 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. Special resource study of James Weldon Johnson birthplace.

(a) Study.—The Secretary of the Interior shall conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing the birthplace of James Weldon Johnson located at Adams & Lee Street in Jacksonville, Florida, as a unit of the National Park System.

(b) Study requirements.—The Secretary shall conduct the study in accordance with section 100507 of title 54, United States Code.

(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.

Passed the House of Representatives June 5, 2018.

    Attest:karen l. haas,   
    Clerk

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