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ROSIE THE RIVETER/WORLD WAR II HOME FRONT NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK
ESTABLISHMENT ACT OF 2000
[[Page 114 STAT. 1370]]
Public Law 106-352
To establish the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National
Historical Park in the State of California, and for other
purposes. <<NOTE: Oct. 24, 2000 - [H.R. 4063]>>
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Rosie the
Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park Establishment
Act of 2000.>>
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. <<NOTE: 16 USC 410gg note.>>
This Act may be cited as the ``Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home
Front National Historical Park Establishment Act of 2000''.
SEC. 2. <<NOTE: 16 USC 410ggg.>> ROSIE THE RIVETER/WORLD WAR II HOME
FRONT NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK.
(a) Establishment.--In order to preserve for the benefit and
inspiration of the people of the United States as a national historical
park certain sites, structures, and areas located in Richmond,
California, that are associated with the industrial, governmental, and
citizen efforts that led to victory in World War II, there is
established the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National
Historical Park (in this Act referred to as the ``park'').
(b) Areas Included.--The boundaries of the park shall be those
generally depicted on the map entitled ``Proposed Boundary Map, Rosie
the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park'' numbered
963/80000 and dated May 2000. The map shall be on file and available for
public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park
SEC. 3. ADMINISTRATION OF THE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK. <<NOTE: 16
(a) In General.--
(1) General administration.--The Secretary of the Interior
(in this Act referred to as the ``Secretary'') shall administer
the park in accordance with this Act and the provisions of law
generally applicable to units of the National Park System,
including the Act entitled ``An Act to establish a National Park
Service, and for other purposes'', approved August 35, 1916 (39
Stat. 535; 16 U.S.C. 1 through 4), and the Act of August 21,
1935 (49 Stat. 666; 16 U.S.C. 461-467).
(2) Specific authorities.--The Secretary may interpret the
story of Rosie the Riveter and the World War II home front,
conduct and maintain oral histories that relate to the World War
II home front theme, and provide technical assistance in the
preservation of historic properties that support this story.
(b) Cooperative Agreements.--
[[Page 114 STAT. 1371]]
(1) General agreements.--The Secretary may enter into
cooperative agreements with the owners of the World War II Child
Development Centers, the World War II worker housing, the
Kaiser-Permanente Field Hospital, and Fire Station 67A, pursuant
to which the Secretary may mark, interpret, improve, restore,
and provide technical assistance with respect to the
preservation and interpretation of such properties. Such
agreements shall contain, but need not be limited to, provisions
under which the Secretary shall have the right of access at
reasonable times to public portions of the property for
interpretive and other purposes, and that no changes or
alterations shall be made in the property except by mutual
(2) Limited agreements.--The Secretary may consult and enter
into cooperative agreements with interested persons for
interpretation and technical assistance with the preservation
(A) the Ford Assembly Building;
(B) the intact dry docks/basin docks and five
historic structures at Richmond Shipyard #3;
(C) the Shimada Peace Memorial Park;
(D) Westshore Park;
(E) the Rosie the Riveter Memorial;
(F) Sheridan Observation Point Park;
(G) the Bay Trail/Esplanade;
(H) Vincent Park; and
(I) the vessel S.S. RED OAK VICTORY, and Whirley
Cranes associated with shipbuilding in Richmond.
(c) Education Center.--The Secretary may establish a World War II
Home Front Education Center in the Ford Assembly Building. Such center
shall include a program that allows for distance learning and linkages
to other representative sites across the country, for the purpose of
educating the public as to the significance of the site and the World
War II Home Front.
(d) Use of Federal Funds.--
(1) Non-federal matching.--(A) As a condition of expending
any funds appropriated to the Secretary for the purposes of the
cooperative agreements under subsection (b)(2), the Secretary
shall require that such expenditure must be matched by
expenditure of an equal amount of funds, goods, services, or in-
kind contributions provided by non-Federal sources.
(B) With the approval of the Secretary, any donation of
property, services, or goods from a non-Federal source may be
considered as a contribution of funds from a non-Federal source
for purposes of this paragraph.
(2) Cooperative agreement.--Any payment made by the
Secretary pursuant to a cooperative agreement under this section
shall be subject to an agreement that conversion, use, or
disposal of the project so assisted for purposes contrary to the
purposes of this Act, as determined by the Secretary, shall
entitle the United States to reimbursement of the greater of--
(A) all funds paid by the Secretary to such project;
(B) the proportion of the increased value of the
project attributable to such payments, determined at the
time of such conversion, use, or disposal.
[[Page 114 STAT. 1372]]
(1) Ford assembly building.--The Secretary may acquire a
leasehold interest in the Ford Assembly Building for the
purposes of operating a World War II Home Front Education
(2) Other facilities.--The Secretary may acquire, from
willing sellers, lands or interests in the World War II day care
centers, the World War II worker housing, the Kaiser-Permanente
Field Hospital, and Fire Station 67, through donation, purchase
with donated or appropriated funds, transfer from any other
Federal agency, or exchange.
(3) Artifacts.--The Secretary may acquire and provide for
the curation of historic artifacts that relate to the park.
(f ) Donations.--The Secretary may accept and use donations of
funds, property, and services to carry out this Act.
(g) General Management Plan.--
(1) <<NOTE: Deadline.>> In general.--Not later than 3
complete fiscal years after the date funds are made available,
the Secretary shall prepare, in consultation with the City of
Richmond, California, and transmit to the Committee on Resources
of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and
Natural Resources of the Senate a general management plan for
the park in accordance with the provisions of section 12(b) of
the Act of August 18, 1970 (16 U.S.C. 1a-7(b)), popularly known
as the National Park System General Authorities Act, and other
(2) Preservation of setting.--The general management plan
shall include a plan to preserve the historic setting of the
Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical
Park, which shall be jointly developed and approved by the City
(3) Additional sites.--The general management plan shall
include a determination of whether there are additional
representative sites in Richmond that should be added to the
park or sites in the rest of the United States that relate to
the industrial, governmental, and citizen efforts during World
War II that should be linked to and interpreted at the park.
Such determination shall consider any information or findings
developed in the National Park Service study of the World War II
Home Front under section 4.
SEC. 4. WORLD WAR II HOME FRONT STUDY. <<NOTE: 16 USC 410ggg-2.>>
The Secretary shall conduct a theme study of the World War II home
front to determine whether other sites in the United States meet the
criteria for potential inclusion in the National Park System in
accordance with section 8 of Public Law 91-383 (16 U.S.C. 1a-5).
SEC. 5. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. <<NOTE: 16 USC 410ggg-3.>>
(a) In General.--
(1) Oral histories, preservation, and visitor services.--
There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be
necessary to conduct oral histories and to carry out the
preservation, interpretation, education, and other essential
visitor services provided for by this Act.
(2) Artifacts.--There are authorized to be appropriated
$1,000,000 for the acquisition and curation of historical
artifacts related to the park.
[[Page 114 STAT. 1373]]
(b) Property Acquisition.--There are authorized to be appropriated
such sums as are necessary to acquire the properties listed in section
(c) Limitation on Use of Funds for S.S. RED OAK VICTORY.--None of
the funds authorized to be appropriated by this section may be used for
the operation, maintenance, or preservation of the vessel S.S. RED OAK
Approved October 24, 2000.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 4063:
HOUSE REPORTS: No. 106-723 (Comm. on Resources).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 106-446 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 146 (2000):
July 11, considered and passed House.
Oct. 5, considered and passed Senate.
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