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105 STAT. 1652 PUBLIC LAW 102-211 —DEC. 11, 1991 Public Law 102-211 102d Congress An Act Dec. 11, 1991 To authorize the National Park Service to acquire and manage the Mary McLeod [H.R. 690] Bethune Council House National Historic Site, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 16 USC 461 note. SECTION 1. PURPOSES. The purposes of this Act are to— (1) preserve and interpret the life and work of Mary McLeod Bethune; (2) preserve and interpret the history, lives, and contributions of African American women; and (3) preserve and interpret the struggle for civil rights in the United States of America. District of SEC. 2. ACQUISITION. 16 USC 461 note. The Secretary of the Interior (hereinafter in this Act referred to as the "Secretary") may acquire, with the consent of the owner thereof, by donation or by purchase with donated or appropriated funds, the property designated under the Act of October 15, 1982 (Public Law 97-329; 96 Stat. 1615), as the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site, located at 1318 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C., together with such structures and improvements thereon and such personal property associated with the site as he deems appropriate for interpretation of the site. 16 USC 461 note. SEC. 3. ADMINISTRATION. (a) IN GENERAL.— Upon acquisition of the property described in section 2, the cooperative agreement referred to in section 3 of the Act of October 15, 1982 (Public Law 97-329; 96 Stat. 1615) shall cease to have any force and effect, and upon acquisition of such property, the Secretary shall administer the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site (hereinafter in this Act referred to as the "historic site") in accordance with this Act and in accordance with the provisions of law generally applicable to units of the national park system, including the Act entitled "An Act to establish a National Park Service, and for other purposes", approved August 25, 1916 (39 Stat. 535; 16 U.S.C. 1, 2-4) and the Act of August 21, 1935 (49 Stat. 666; 16 U.S.C. 461-467). (b) COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT. —(1) The Secretary is authorized and directed to enter into a cooperative agreement with nonprofit organizations dedicated to preserving and interpreting the life and work of Mary McLeod Bethune and the history and contributions of African American women— (A) to provide to the public such programs, seminars, and lectures as are appropriate to interpret the life and work of Mary McLeod Bethune and the history and contributions of African American women, and