Acquisition of Pemberton's Headquarters

An Act To modify the boundary of Vicksburg National Military Park to include the property known as Pemberton’s Headquarters, and for other purposes.

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

SEC. 2. BOUNDARY MODIFICATION. The boundary of Vicksburg National Military Park is modified to include the property known as Pemberton’s Headquarters, as generally depicted on the map entitled ‘‘Boundary Map, Pemberton’s Headquarters at Vicksburg National Military Park’’, numbered 306/ 80015A, and dated August, 2001. The map shall be on file and available for inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.

SEC. 3. ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY. (a) PEMBERTON’S HEADQUARTERS.—The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to acquire the properties described in section 2 and 3(b) by purchase, donation, or exchange, except that each property may only be acquired with the consent of the owner thereof. (b) PARKING.—The Secretary is also authorized to acquire not more than one acre of land, or interest therein, adjacent to or near Pemberton’s Headquarters for the purpose of providing parking and other facilities related to the operation of Pemberton’s Headquarters. Upon the acquisition of the property referenced in this subsection, the Secretary add it to Vicksburg National Military Park and shall modify the boundaries of the park to reflect its inclusion.

SEC. 4. ADMINISTRATION. The Secretary shall administer any properties acquired under this Act as part of the Vicksburg National Military Park in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

SEC. 5. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. There is authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out this Act.

Last updated: December 18, 2017

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