S. Rept. 115-35 1 (2017-05-03)

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                                                             Calendar No. 49

                    115TH CONGRESS              SEAEREPORT
                       1st Session              SENATE                    115-35







                         BLACK HILLS NATIONAL CEMETERY BOUNDARY
                                           EXPANSION ACT



                                      MAY 3, 2017.-Ordered to be printed



                       Ms. MURKOWSKI, from the Committee on Energy and Natural
                                    Resources, submitted the following


                                            REPORT

                                            [To accompany S. 35]

                             [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office]

                      The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, to
                    which was referred the bill (S. 35) to transfer administrative juris-
                    diction over certain Bureau of Land Management land from the
                    Secretary of the Interior to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for in-
                    clusion in the Black Hills National Cemetery, and for other pur-
                    poses, having considered the same, reports favorably thereon with
                    an amendment in the nature of a substitute and recommends that
                    the bill, as amended, do pass.
                      The amendment is as follows:
                      Strike all after the enacting clause and insert the following:
                    SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
                    This Act may be cited as the Black Hills National Cemetery Boundary Expansion
                    Act.
                    SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.
                    In this Act:
                         (1) CEMETERY.-The term Cemetery means the Black Hills National Ceme-
                       tery in Sturgis, South Dakota.
                         (2) FEDERAL LAND.-The term Federal land means the approximately 200
                       acres of Bureau of Land Management land adjacent to the Cemetery, generally
                       depicted as Proposed National Cemetery Expansion on the map entitled Pro-
                       posed Expansion of Black Hills National Cemetery-South Dakota and dated
                       June 16, 2016.
                         (3) SECRETARY.-The term Secretary means the Secretary of the Interior.
                    SEC. 3. TRANSFER AND WITHDRAWAL OF BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT LAND FOR CEME-
                           TERY USE.
                     (a) CONDUCT OF DUE DILIGENCE ACTIVITIES BY THE SECRETARY OF VETERANS AF-
                     FAIRS.-
                       69-010

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