[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 120, 109th Congress, 2nd Session]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office, www.gpo.gov]

120 STAT. 1746

Public Law 109-319
109th Congress

An Act

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and
feasibility of designating portions of Ste. Genevieve County in the
State of Missouri as a unit of the National Park System, and for other
purposes. NOTE: Oct. 11, 2006 -  [H.R. 1728]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress NOTE: Ste. Genevieve County
National Historic Site Study Act of 2005. Conservation. assembled,


This Act may be cited as the ``Ste. Genevieve County National
Historic Site Study Act of 2005''.


In this Act:
(1) Area.--The term ``Area'' means Ste. Genevieve County,
Missouri, which includes the Bequette-Ribault, St. Gemme-
Amoureaux, and Wilhauk homes, and the related and supporting
historical assets located in Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri.
(2) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary
of the Interior, acting through the Director of the National
Park Service.


(a) In General.--Not NOTE: Deadline. later than 3 years after
the date on which funds are made available to carry out this Act, the
Secretary shall, in consultation with the State of Missouri--
(1) complete a study on the suitability and feasibility of
designating the Area as a unit of the National Park System,
which shall include the potential impact that designation of the
area as a unit of the National Park System is likely to have on
land within the proposed area or bordering the proposed area
that is privately owned at the time that the study is conducted;
(2) NOTE: Reports. submit to the Committee on Resources
of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and
Natural Resources of the Senate a report describing the findings
of the study.

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(b) Contents.--The study under subsection (a) shall be conducted in
accordance with Public Law 91-383 (16 U.S.C. 1a-1 et seq.).

Approved October 11, 2006.


HOUSE REPORTS: No. 109-338 (Comm. on Resources).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 109-246 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
Feb. 28, considered and passed House.
Sept. 29, considered and passed Senate.