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      house Committees
      House Committee on Natural Resources
      Public Lands and Environmental Regulation
    IntroducedFebruary 27th, 2013

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Title

African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center Act

Official Title

To establish the African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center in New York, New York, and for other purposes.

Summary

African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center Act - Establishes the African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center at the African Burial Ground National Monument in New York, New York. Directs the Secretary of the Interior, through the Director of the National Park Service (NPS), to: (1) acquire for the Museum property that is located adjacent to the National Monument or in any other area of the African Burial Ground National Historic Landmark in the city other than the location adjacent to the Monument, and (2) construct the Museum on the acquired property. Establishes within the Department of the Interior the African Burial Ground Advisory Council to: (1) make recommendations to the Secretary on the construction of the Museum, and (2) advise and assist the Secretary on all matters relating to the operation and preservation of the Museum.