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[120 STAT. 1807]
[120 STAT. 1807]
PUBLIC LAW 109-000—MMMM. DD, 2006

PUBLIC LAW 109–338—OCT. 12, 2006

120 STAT. 1807

(e) EFFECT OF ESTABLISHMENT.—The boundaries designated for the Heritage Area represent the area within which Federal funds appropriated for the purpose of this title may be expended. The establishment of the Heritage Area and its boundaries shall not be construed to provide any nonexisting regulatory authority on land use within the Heritage Area or its viewshed by the Secretary, the National Park Service, or the management entity. SEC. 259. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

(a) IN GENERAL.—There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this subtitle $10,000,000, to remain available until expended, of which not more than $1,000,000 may be authorized to be appropriated for any fiscal year. (b) FEDERAL SHARE.—The Federal share of the cost of any activity carried out using funds made available under this subtitle shall not exceed 50 percent. SEC. 260. TERMINATION OF AUTHORITY.

The authority of the Secretary to provide assistance under this subtitle terminates on the date that is 15 years after the date of enactment of this Act.

Subtitle E—Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area SEC. 261. SHORT TITLE.

This subtitle may be cited as the ‘‘Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area Act’’.

Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area Act. Kansas. Missouri. 16 USC 461 note.


The purpose of this subtitle is to use preservation, conservation, education, interpretation, and recreation in eastern Kansas and Western Missouri in heritage development and sustainability of the American story recognized by the American people. SEC. 263. DEFINITIONS.

In this subtitle: (1) HERITAGE AREA.—The term ‘‘Heritage Area’’ means the Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area in eastern Kansas and western Missouri. (2) LOCAL COORDINATING ENTITY.—The term ‘‘local coordinating entity’’ means Territorial Kansas Heritage Alliance, recognized by the Secretary, in consultation with the Governors of the States, that agrees to perform the duties of a local coordinating entity under this subtitle, so long as that Alliance is composed of not less than 25 percent residents of Missouri. (3) MANAGEMENT PLAN.—The term ‘‘management plan’’ means the management plan for the Heritage Area developed under section 264(e). (4) SECRETARY.—The term ‘‘Secretary’’ means the Secretary of the Interior. (5) STATE.—The term ‘‘State’’ means each of the States of Kansas and Missouri. (6) UNIT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT.—The term ‘‘unit of local government’’ means the government of a State, a political subdivision of a State, or an Indian tribe.

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