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[120 STAT. 1857]
[120 STAT. 1857]
PUBLIC LAW 109-000—MMMM. DD, 2006

PUBLIC LAW 109–338—OCT. 12, 2006

120 STAT. 1857

TITLE VII—JOHN H. CHAFEE BLACKSTONE RIVER VALLEY NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR REAUTHORIZATION

John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Reauthorization Act of 2006.

SEC. 701. SHORT TITLE.

16 USC 461 note.

This title may be cited as the ‘‘John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Reauthorization Act of 2006’’. SEC. 702. JOHN H. CHAFEE BLACKSTONE RIVER VALLEY NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR.

(a) COMMISSION MEMBERSHIP.—Section 3(b) of Public Law 99– 647 (16 U.S.C. 461 note) is amended— (1) by striking ‘‘nineteen members’’ and inserting ‘‘25 members’’; (2) in paragraph (2)— (A) by striking ‘‘six’’ and inserting ‘‘6’’; and (B) by striking ‘‘Department of Environmental Management Directors from Rhode Island and Massachusetts’’ and inserting ‘‘the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and the Secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs’’; (3) in paragraph (3)— (A) by striking ‘‘four’’ each place it appears and inserting ‘‘5’’; and (B) by striking ‘‘and’’ after the semicolon; (4) in paragraph (4)— (A) by striking ‘‘two’’ each place it appears and inserting ‘‘3’’; and (B) by striking the period and inserting ‘‘; and’’; and (5) by inserting after paragraph (4) the following: ‘‘(5) 1 representative of a nongovernmental organization from Massachusetts and 1 from Rhode Island, to be appointed by the Secretary, which have expertise in historic preservation, conservation, outdoor recreation, cultural conservation, traditional arts, community development, or tourism.’’. (b) QUORUM.—Section 3(f)(1) of Public Law 99–647 (16 U.S.C. 461 note) is amended by striking ‘‘Ten’’ and inserting ‘‘13’’. (c) UPDATE OF PLAN.—Section 6 of Public Law 99–647 (16 U.S.C. 461 note) is amended by adding at the end the following: ‘‘(e) UPDATE OF PLAN.—(1) Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment of this subsection, the Commission shall update the plan under subsection (a). ‘‘(2) In updating the plan under paragraph (1), the Commission shall take into account the findings and recommendations included in the Blackstone Sustainability Study conducted by the National Park Service Conservation Study Institute. ‘‘(3) The update shall include— ‘‘(A) performance goals; and ‘‘(B) an analysis of— ‘‘(i) options for preserving, enhancing, and interpreting the resources of the Corridor; ‘‘(ii) the partnerships that sustain those resources; and ‘‘(iii) the funding program for the Corridor.

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