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      house Committees
      House Committee on Natural Resources
      Public Lands and Environmental Regulation
    IntroducedNovember 19th, 2009

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Title

New Bedford Whaling Nation Historical Park Resources Assistant Act

Official Title

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide preservation and interpretation assistance for resources associated with the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and for other purposes.

Summary

New Bedford Whaling Nation Historical Park Resources Assistant Act - Amends the Omnibus Park and Public Lands Management Act to: (1) authorize the Secretary of the Interior to assist in the interpretation and preservation of specified properties associated with the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park in Massachusetts; (2) set forth a non-federal matching requirement for funding a cooperative agreement for the preservation of the National Historic Landmark Schooner Ernestina; and (3) prohibit any funds authorized under the Act from being used for the operation and routine maintenance of the Schooner Ernestina.