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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
      National Parks
    IntroducedAugust 6th, 2009

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Title

New Philadelphia, Illinois, Study Act

Official Title

A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the archeological site and surrounding land of the New Philadelphia town site in the state of Illinois, and for other purposes.

Summary

New Philadelphia, Illinois, Study Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the New Philadelphia archaeological site and the land surrounding it in Illinois (the study area). Requires the Secretary to: (1) evaluate the national significance of the study area; (2) determine the suitability and feasibility of designating the study area as a unit of the National Park System; (3) consider other alternatives for the preservation, protection, and interpretation of the study area and identify the costs associated with such alternatives; and (4) consult with specified public and private entities. Requires the Secretary to report to Congress on the study's results, as well as any conclusions and recommendations of the Secretary.