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106 STAT. 256 PUBLIC LAW 102-304—JUNE 23, 1992 Public Law 102-304 102d Congress An Act June 23, 1992 To establish in the State of Texas the Palo Alto Battlefield National ffistoric [H.R. 1642] Site, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of Palo Alto the United States of America in Congress assembled. Battlefield ' ^ National SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. AJt*Sn99?^ This Act may be cited as the 'Talo Alto Battlefield National 16 USC 461' Historic Site Act of 1991". 16^'SC461 SEC. 2. FINDINGS. note. The Congress finds that: (1) "file study conducted by the National Park Service under section 506(b) of Public Law 95-625 has resulted in a precise identification of the location of the Battle of Palo Alto and the area requiring protection. (2) Palo Alto is the only unit of the National Park System directed to the preservation and interpretation of resources related to the Mexican-American War. 16 USC 461 SEC. 3. PALO ALTO BATTLEFIELD NATIONAL mSTORIC SITE. (a) ESTABLISHMENT.—In order to preserve for the education, benefit, and inspiration of present and fiiture generations the nationally significant site of the first battle of the Mexican-American War, and to provide for its interpretation in such mainner as to portray the battle and the Mexican-American War and its related political, diplomatic, military and social causes and consequences, there is hereby established the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site in the State of Texas (hereafter in this Act referred to as the "historic site"). (b) BOUNDARY. — (1) The historic site shall consist of approximately 3,400 acres as generally depicted on the map entitled "Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site", numbered 469-80,002, and dated March 1991. The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the offices of the Director of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior. (2) Within 6 months after the date of enactment of this Act, , the Secretary of the Interior (hereafter in this Act referred to as the "Secretary") shall file a legal description of the historic site with the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the United States House of Representatives and with the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate. Such legal description shall have the same force and effect as if included in this Act, except that the Secretary may correct clerical and typographic errors in such legal description and in the map referred to in paragraph (1). The legal description shall be on file and available for public inspection in the offices of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior. The Secretsiry may, from time to time, make minor revisions in the boundary of the historic site.