S. 729 - John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act

Introduced: 2017-03-27
Bill Status: Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 60.
 
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115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 729


    To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire approximately 44 acres of land in Martinez, California, for inclusion in the John Muir National Historic Site, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 27, 2017

    Ms. Harris (for herself and Mrs. Feinstein) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

    To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire approximately 44 acres of land in Martinez, California, for inclusion in the John Muir National Historic Site, 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 “John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act”.

SEC. 2. Definitions.

In this Act:

(1) HISTORIC SITE.—The term “Historic Site” means the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, California, established by Public Law 88–547 (78 Stat. 753).

(2) MAP.—The term “map” means the map entitled “John Muir National Historic Site Proposed Boundary Expansion”, numbered 426/127150, and dated November 2014.

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

SEC. 3. John Muir National Historic Site land acquisition.

(a) Acquisition.—The Secretary may acquire by donation the approximately 44 acres of land and any interests in the land that is identified on the map.

(b) Boundary.—On the acquisition of the land authorized under subsection (a), the Secretary shall adjust the boundaries of the Historic Site to include the acquired land.

(c) Administration.—The land and any interests in land acquired under subsection (a) shall be administered as part of the Historic Site.


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