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                                                       Calendar No. 262
108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H.R. 1012

                          [Report No. 108-138]


_______________________________________________________________________


                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                              May 15, 2003

                                Received

                              May 21, 2003

    Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural 
                               Resources

                            August 26, 2003

    Reported under authority of the order of the Senate of July 29 
  (legislative day, July 21), 2003, by Mr. Domenici, with an amendment
 [Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed 
                               in italic]

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT


 
 To establish the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site in the 
             District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

<DELETED>SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    This Act may be cited as the ``Carter G. Woodson Home 
National Historic Site Establishment Act of 2003''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 2. FINDINGS AND PURPOSE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Findings.--The Congress finds that:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Dr. Carter G. Woodson, considered the father 
        of African-American history, founded in 1915 The Association 
        for the Study of Negro Life and History, renamed as The 
        Association for the Study of African-American Life and 
        History.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Through the Association, Dr. Woodson, the son 
        of slaves who earned a Ph.D. degree from Harvard University, 
        dedicated his life to educating the American public about the 
        extensive and positive contributions of African Americans to 
        the Nation's history and culture.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Under Dr. Woodson's leadership, Negro History 
        Week was designated in 1926. That designation has since evolved 
        into Black History Month in February of each year.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) The headquarters and operations of the 
        Association was Dr. Woodson's home at 1538 Ninth Street, 
        Northwest, Washington, D.C., where he lived from 1915 to 
        1950.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) The Carter G. Woodson Home was designated as a 
        National Historic Landmark in 1976 for its national 
        significance in African-American cultural heritage.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) A National Park Service study of the Carter G. 
        Woodson Home dated June 2002, found that the Carter G. Woodson 
        Home is suitable for designation as a unit of the National Park 
        System, and is feasible for designation so long as property 
        adjacent to the home is available for National Park Service 
        administrative, curatorial, access, and visitor interpretative 
        needs.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (7) Establishment of the Carter G. Woodson Home 
        National Historic Site would foster opportunities for 
        developing and promoting interpretation of African-American 
        cultural heritage throughout the Shaw area of Washington, 
        D.C.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Purpose.--The purpose of this Act is to preserve, 
protect, and interpret for the benefit, education, and inspiration of 
present and future generations, the home of the preeminent historian 
and educator Dr. Carter G. Woodson, founder of the organization known 
today as The Association for the Study of African-American Life and 
History.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    In this Act:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary of 
        the Interior.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) The term ``historic site'' means the Carter G. 
        Woodson Home National Historic Site.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) The term ``map'' means the map entitled 
        ``Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site'', numbered 
        876/82338 and dated February 10, 2003.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 4. CARTER G. WOODSON HOME NATIONAL HISTORIC 
              SITE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Establishment.--After the Secretary has acquired, or 
agreed to a long-term lease for, the majority of the property described 
in subsection (b), the Secretary shall establish as a unit of the 
National Park System the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic 
Site.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Boundary.--The historic site shall consist of the 
property located at 1538 Ninth Street, Northwest, in the District of 
Columbia and three adjoining houses north of that address, as depicted 
on the map, if acquired or leased by the Secretary.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Availability of Map.--The map shall be available for 
public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park 
Service, Department of the Interior.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Acquisition.--The Secretary may acquire lands or 
interests in lands, and improvements thereon, within the boundary of 
the historic site from willing owners by donation, purchase with 
donated or appropriated funds, or exchange.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Administration..--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--The Secretary shall administer 
        the historic site in accordance with this Act and with laws 
        generally applicable to units of the National Park System, 
        including the Act of August 25, 1916 (commonly known as the 
        National Park Service Organic Act; 16 U.S.C. 1 et seq.), and 
        the Act of August 21, 1935 (commonly known as the Historic 
        Sites, Buildings, and Antiquities Act; 16 U.S.C. 461 et 
        seq.).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Rehabilitation agreement.--In order to achieve 
        cost efficiencies in the restoration of property, the Secretary 
        may enter into an agreement with the Shiloh Community 
        Development Corporation for the purpose of rehabilitating the 
        Carter G. Woodson Home and other property within the boundary 
        of the historic site. The agreement may contain such terms and 
        conditions as the Secretary deems appropriate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Operation agreement.--In order to reestablish 
        the historical connection between the home of Dr. Woodson and 
        the association he founded and to facilitate interpretation of 
        Dr. Woodson's achievements, the Secretary may enter into an 
        agreement with The Association for the Study of African-
        American Life and History that allows the association to use a 
        portion of the historic site for its own administrative 
        purposes. The agreement may contain such terms and conditions 
        as the Secretary deems appropriate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) Cooperative agreements.--The Secretary may 
        enter into cooperative agreements with public and private 
        entities for the purpose of fostering interpretation of 
        African-American heritage in the Shaw area of Washington, 
        D.C.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) General management plan.--The Secretary shall 
        prepare a general management plan for the historic site within 
        three years after funds are made available for that 
        purpose.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as are 
necessary to carry out this Act.</DELETED>

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Carter G. Woodson Home National 
Historic Site Act''.

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

    As used in this Act:
            (1) Carter g. woodson home.--The term ``Carter G. Woodson 
        Home'' means the property located at 1538 Ninth Street, 
        Northwest, in the District of Columbia, as depicted on the map.
            (2) Historic site.--The term ``historic site'' means the 
        Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site.
            (3) Map.--The term ``map'' means the map entitled ``Carter 
        G. Woodson Home National Historic Site'', numbered 876/82338-A 
        and dated July 22, 2003.
            (4) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary 
        of the Interior.

SEC. 3. CARTER G. WOODSON HOME NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE.

    (a) Establishment.--Upon acquisition by the Secretary of the Carter 
G. Woodson Home, or interests therein, the Secretary shall establish 
the historic site as a unit of the National Park System by publication 
of a notice to that effect in the Federal Register.
    (b) Additions to Historic Site.--
            (1) In general.--The Secretary may acquire any of the 3 
        properties immediately north of the Carter G. Woodson Home 
        located at 1540, 1542, and 1544 Ninth Street, Northwest, 
        described on the map as ``Potential Additions to National 
        Historic Site'', for addition to the historic site.
            (2) Boundary revision.--Upon the acquisition of any of the 
        properties described in paragraph (1), the Secretary shall 
        revise the boundaries of the historic site to include the 
        property.
    (c) Availability of Map.--The map shall be available for public 
inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service, 
Department of the Interior.
    (d) Acquisition Authority.--The Secretary may acquire the Carter G. 
Woodson Home or any of the properties described in subsection (b)(1), 
including interests therein, and any improvements to the land by 
donation, purchase from a willing seller with donated or appropriated 
funds, or exchange.
    (e) Administration.--(1) The Secretary shall administer the 
historic site in accordance with this Act and with laws generally 
applicable to units of the National Park System, including the Act of 
August 25, 1916 (16 U.S.C. 1, 2-4) and the Act of August 21, 1935 (16 
U.S.C. 461 et seq.).
    (2) General Management Plan.--The Secretary shall prepare a general 
management plan for the historic site not later than three years after 
the date on which funds are made available for that purpose.

SEC. 4. COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS.

    (a) In General.--The Secretary may enter into cooperative 
agreements with public or private entities to provide public 
interpretation and education of African-American heritage in the Shaw 
area of the District of Columbia.
    (b) Rehabilitation.--In order to achieve cost efficiencies in the 
restoration of properties within the historic site, the Secretary may 
enter into an agreement with public or private entities to restore and 
rehabilitate the Carter G. Woodson Home and other properties within the 
boundary of the historic site, subject to such terms and conditions as 
the Secretary deems necessary.
    (c) Agreement With the Association for the Study of African-
American Life and History.--In order to reestablish the historical 
connection between the Carter G. Woodson Home and the association Dr. 
Woodson founded, and to facilitate interpretation of Dr. Woodson's 
achievements, the Secretary may enter into an agreement with The 
Association for the Study of African-American Life and History that 
allows the association to use a portion of the historic site for its 
own administrative purposes. Such agreement shall ensure that the 
association's use of a portion of the historic site is consistent with 
the administration of the historic site, including appropriate public 
access and rent, and such other terms and conditions as the Secretary 
deems necessary.

SEC. 5. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as are necessary 
to carry out this Act.




                                                       Calendar No. 262

108th CONGRESS

  1st Session

                               H. R. 1012

                          [Report No. 108-138]

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT

 To establish the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site in the 
             District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

_______________________________________________________________________

                            August 26, 2003

                       Reported with an amendment

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