Jefferson National Expansion
U.S. Grant National Historic Site Legislation
|PUBLIC LAW 101-106OCT. 2, 1989
||103 STAT. 677|
|Public Law 101106
To provide for the establishment of
the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site in the State of Missouri,
and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of America in Congress
|Oct. 2. 1989|
SECTION I. ULYSSES S. GRANT NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE.
In order to preserve and interpret for the benefit
and inspiration of all Americans a key property associated with the life
of General and later President Ulysses S. Grant and the life of First
Lady Julia Dent Grant, knowledge of which is essential to understanding,
in the context of mid-nineteenth century American history, his rise to
greatness, his heroic deeds and public service, and her partnership in
them, there is hereby established the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic
Site near St. Louis, Missouri.
16 USC 461 note.
Julia Dent Grant.
SEC. 2. PROPERTY ACQUISITION.
(a) WHITE HAVEN PROPERTY.The Secretary of the
Interior is authorized to acquire by donation the property and
improvements thereon known as White Haven in the unincorporated portion
of St. Louis County adjacent to Grantwood Village within the area
generally depicted on the map entitled "Boundary Map, White Haven National
Historic Site", numbered WHHA-80,000 and dated July 1988. The map shall
be on file and available for public inspection in the offices of the
Director of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
(b) PERSONAL PROPERTYThe Secretary is
authorized to acquire by donation or purchase with donated or
appropriated funds personal property directly associated with White
Haven or President or Mrs. Grant for the purposes of the national
historic site referred to in section 1.
SEC. 3. ADMINISTRATION.
The property acquired pursuant to section 1 of this
Act shall be administered by the Secretary of the Interior in accordance
with provisions of law generally applicable to units of the National
Park System, including the Act of August 25, 1916 (39 Stat. 535), and
the Act of August 21, 1935 (49 Stat. 666). The Secretary is authorized
to enter into cooperative agreements with adjacent landowners for the
provision of such parking and safe access to the property as may be
necessary for public use.
SEC. 4. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.
There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be
necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act.
Approved October 2, 1989.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORYH.R. 1529:
HOUSE REPORTS: No. 101-83 and Pt. 2 (Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 101-115 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD. Vol. 135 (1989):
June 20. considered and passed House.
Sept. 12. considered and passed Senate.
WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS. Vol. 25 (1939):
Oct. 3. Presidential statement.
Last Updated: 15-Jan-2004