Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 2.djvu/860

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114 STAT. 1549A-46 PUBLIC LAW 106-387 —APPENDIX designed by New York architect John McComb, Jr., and was built in upper Manhattan in 1803; (5) the New York State Assembly enacted a law in 1908 authorizing New York City to acquire the Grange and move it to nearby St. Nicholas Park, part of the original Hamilton estate, but no action was taken; (6) in 1962, the National Park Service took over management of the Grange, by then wedged on Convent Avenue within inches between an apartment house on the north side and a church on the south side; (7) the 1962 designation of the Grange as a national memorial was contingent on the acquisition by the National Park Service of a site to which the building could be relocated; (8) the New York State legislature enacted a law in 1998 that granted approval for New York City to transfer land in St. Nicholas Park to the National Park Service, causing renovations to the Grange to be postponed; and (9) no obelisk, monument, or classical temple along the national mall has been constructed to honor the man who more than any other designed the Government of the United States, Hamilton should at least be remembered by restoring his home in a sylvan setting. (b) SENSE OF CONGRESS.—It is the sense of Congress that— (1) Alexander Hamilton made an immense contribution to the United States by serving as a principal drafter of the Constitution; and (2) the National Park Service should expeditiously— (A) proceed to relocate the Grange to St. Nicholas Park; and (B) restore the Grange to a state befitting the memory of Alexander Hamilton. SEC. 777. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR LAND ACQUISITION FOR FALLEN TIMBERS BATTLEFIELD AND FORT MIAMIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE. (a) IN GENERAL.—Section 4 of the Fallen Timbers Battlefield and Fort Miamis National Historic Site Act of 1999 (Public Law 106-164; 16 U.S.C. 461 note) is amended by adding at the end the following: " (d) LAND ACQUISITION ASSISTANCE.— " (1) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary may provide financial assistance to the management entity for acquiring lands or interests in lands within the boundaries of the historic site under subsection (b). "(2) COST SHARING.— Financial assistance under this subsection may not be used to pay more than 50 percent of the cost of any acquisition made with the assistance. "(3) CONDITION.— The Secretary shall require, as a condition of any assistance under this subsection, that any interest in land acquired with assistance under this subsection shall be included in and managed as part of the historic site.". (b) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— Section 6 of such Act is amended by inserting "(a) IN GENERAL.— " before "There is authorized", and by adding at the end the following: "(b) LAND ACQUISITION ASSISTANCE.— There is authorized to be appropriated $2,500,000 to carry out section 4(d).".