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(b) INCIDENTAL EXPENSES.—The Secretary is authorized to provide for the incidental expenses of such volunteers, such as transportation, uniforms, lodging, or subsistence.

(c) VOLUNTEERS' STATUS AS FEDERAL EMPLOYEES.—(1) Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, a volunteer shall not be deemed a Federal employee and shall not be subject to the provisions of law relating to Federal employment, including those provisions relating to hours of work, rates of compensation, leave, unemployment compensation, and Federal employee benefits.

(2) For purposes of chapter 171 of title 28, Únited States Code (commonly referred to as the "Federal Tort Claims Act"), a volunteer under this subsection shall be considered an employee of the government (as defined in section 2671 of such title).

(3) For purposes of subchapter I of chapter 81 of title 5, United States Code, relating to compensation to Federal employees for work injuries, a volunteer under this subsection shall be considered an employee (as defined in section 8101 of title 5, United States Code). SEC. 1106. AUTHORITY TO EXECUTE CONTRACTS.

The Secretary is authorized to enter into contracts and cooperative agreements and generally to do any and all lawful acts necessary or appropriate to further the purposes of the TPIA Program. SEC. 1107. DISTRIBUTION OF APPROPRIATE ITEMS.

The Secretary is authorized to distribute pamphlets and other
such appropriate items in order to promote the purposes of the TPIA
Program.
SEC. 1108. SLOGAN AND LOGO.

The "Take Pride in America" slogan and logo, which are reg-
istered by the Department of the Interior, and the goodwill associ-
ated with such slogan and logo, shall be administered pursuant to
the TPIA Program.
SEC. 1109. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

(a) DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.–There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary such sums as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this title, not to exceed the amount expended for such purposes for fiscal year 1990.

(b) OTHER FEDERAL AGENCIES.—There are authorized to be appropriated to other Federal departments and agencies such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of any other Take Pride in America programs established by such departments or agencies.

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TITLE XII-CIVIL WAR AND OTHER STUDIES

SEC. 1201. SHORT TITLE.

This title may be cited as the "Civil War Sites Study Act of 1990”.
SEC. 1202. DEFINITIONS.
For the purposes of this title-

(1) the term "Commission” means the Civil War Sites Advisory Commission established in section 105;

(2) the term “Secretary" means the Secretary of the Interior; and

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Study Act of
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(3) the term "Shenandoah Valley Civil War sites” means those sites and structures situated in the Shenandoah Valley in the Commonwealth of Virginia which are thematically tied with the nationally significant events that occurred in the region during the Civil War, including, but not limited to, General Thomas "Stonewall” Jackson's 1862 “Valley Campaign” and General Philip Sheridan's 1864 campaign culminat

ing in the battle of Cedar Creek on October 19, 1864.
SEC. 1203. FINDINGS.
The Congress finds that,

(1) many sites and structures associated with the Civil War which represent important means by which the Civil War may continue to be understood and interpreted by the public are located in regions which are undergoing rapid urban and suburban development; and

(2) it is important to obtain current information on the significance of such sites, threats to their integrity, and alternatives for their preservation and interpretation for the benefit of the

Nation.
SEC. 1204. SHENANDOAH VALLEY CIVIL WAR SITES STUDY.

(a) STUDY.-(1) The Secretary is authorized and directed to prepare a study of Shenandoah Valley Civil War sites. Such study shall identify the sites, determine the relative significance of such sites, assess short- and long-term threats to their integrity, and provide alternatives for the preservation and interpretation of such sites by Federal, State, and local governments, or other public or private entities, as may be appropriate. Such alternatives may include, but shall not be limited to, designation as units of the National Park System or as affiliated areas. The study shall examine methods and make recommendations to continue current land use practices, such as agriculture, where feasible.

(2) The Secretary shall designate at least two nationally recognized Civil War historians to participate in the study required by paragraph (1)

(3) The study shall include the views and recommendations of the National Park System Advisory Board.

(b) TRANSMITTAL TO CONGRESS.—Not later than 1 year after the date that funds are made available for the study referred to in subsection (a), the Secretary shall transmit such study to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the United States House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate. SEC. 1205. ESTABLISHMENT OF CIVIL WAR SITES ADVISORY COMMISSION.

(a) IN GENERAL.—There is hereby established the Civil War Sites Advisory Commission. The Commission shall consist of thirteen members appointed as follows:

(1) Twice individuals who are nationally recognized as experts and authorities on the history of the Civil War, and two individuals who are nationally recognized as experts and authorities in historic preservation and land use planning, appointed by the Secretary.

(2) The Director of the National Park Service or his or her designee.

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(3) The chair of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, or his or her designee.

(4) Three individuals appointed by the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives in consultation with the Chairman and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

(5) Three individuals appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the United States Senate in consultation with the Chairman and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Energy

and Natural Resources. (b) CHAIR.— The Commission shall elect a chair from among its members.

(c) VACANCIES.—Vacancies occurring on the Commission shall not affect the authority of the remaining members of the Commission to carry out the functions of the Commission. Any vacancy in the Commission shall be promptly filled in the same manner in which the original appointment was made.

(d) QUORUM.—A simple majority of Commission members shall constitute a quorum.

(e) MEETINGS.—The Commission shall meet at least quarterly or upon the call of the chair or a majority of the members of the Commission.

(f) COMPENSATION.-Members of the Commission shall serve with-
out compensation. Members of the Commission, when engaged in
official Commission business, shall be entitled to travel expenses,
including per diem in lieu of subsistence, in the same manner as
persons employed intermittently in government service under sec-
tion 5703 of title 5, United States Code.
(g) TERMINATION.-

The Commission established pursuant to this
section shall terminate 90 days after the transmittal of the report to
Congress as provided in section 8(c).
SEC. 1206. STAFF OF THE COMMISSION.

(a) EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.–The Director of the National Park Service, or his or her designee, shall serve as the Executive Director of the Commission.

(b) STAFF.—The Director of the National Park Service shall, on a reimbursable basis, detail such staff as the Commission may require to carry out its duties.

(c) STAFF OF OTHER AGENCIES.—Upon the request of the Commission, the head of any Federal agency may detail, on a reimbursable basis, any of the personnel of such agency to the Commission to assist the Commission in carrying out its duties.

(d) EXPERTS AND CONSULTANTS.–Subject to such rules as may be adopted by the Commission, the Commission may procure temporary and intermittent services to the same extent as authorized by section 3109(b) of title 5, United States Code, but at rates determined by the Commission to be reasonable. SEC. 1207. POWERS OF THE COMMISSION.

(a) IN GENERAL.—The Commission may for the purpose of carrying out this title hold such hearings, sit and act at such times and places, take such testimony, and receive such evidence as the Commission may deem advisable. (b) BYLAWS.—

The Commission may make such bylaws, rules and regulations, consistent with this title, as it considers necessary to carry out its functions under this title.

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(c) DELEGATION.—When so authorized by the Commission, any member or agent of the Commission may take any action which the Commission is authorized to take by this section.

(d) MAILS.—The Commission may use the United States mails in the same manner and upon the same conditions as other depart

ments and agencies of the United States. 16 USC la-5 SEC. 1208. DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION. note.

(a) PREPARATION OF STUDY.—The Commission shall prepare a study of historically significant sites and structures in the United States associated with the Civil War, other than Shenandoah Valley Civil War sites. Such study shall identify the sites, determine the relative significance of such sites, assess short- and long-term threats to their integrity, and provide alternatives for the preservation and interpretation of such sites by Federal, State and local governments, or other public or private entities, as may be appropriate. The Commission shall research and propose innovative open space and land preservation techniques. Such alternatives may include but shall not be limited to designation as units of the National Park System or as affiliated areas. The study may include existing units of the National Park System.

(b) CONSULTATION.-During the preparation of the study referred to in subsection (a), the Commission shall consult with the Governors of affected States, affected units of local government, State and local historic preservation organizations, scholarly organizations, and such other interested parties as the Commission deems advisable.

(c) TRANSMITTAL TO THE SECRETARY AND CONGRESS.—Not later than 2 years after the date that funds are made available for the study referred to in subsection (a), the Commission shall transmit such study to the Secretary and the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the United States House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate.

(d) REPORT.-Whenever the Commission submits a report of the study to the Secretary or the Office of Management and Budget, it shall concurrently transmit copies of that report to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the United States House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Re

sources of the United States Senate. 16 USC la-5 SEC. 1209. REVISION OF THEMATIC FRAMEWORK. note.

In coordination with the major scholarly and professional organizations associated with the disciplines of history, archeology, architecture, and closely related fields, the Secretary shall undertake a complete revision of the National Park Service “Thematic Framework” to reflect current scholarship and research on (1) American history and culture, (2) historic and prehistoric archeology, and (3) architecture. The revision shall be transmitted to the United States House of Representatives Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs and the United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources not later than 18 months after the date of enactment of this Act. In making such revision, the Secretary shall ensure that the full diversity of American history and prehistory are represented in the revised Thematic Framework”.

SEC. 1210. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

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note. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums not to exceed $2,000,000 to carry out the purposes of this title. SEC. 1211. NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM ADVISORY BOARD.

16 USC 463. Section 3 of the Act of August 21, 1935, entitled “An Act to provide for the preservation of historic American sites, buildings, objects, and antiquities of national significance, and for other purposes" (16 U.S.C. 461-467; 49 Stat. 666 et seq.) is amended

(1) in the first sentence of subsection (a)

(A) by striking “twelve” and inserting “sixteen”;

(B) by striking "United States," and inserting "United States who have a demonstrated commitment to the National Park System,"; and

(C) by striking "and natural science,” and inserting "anthropology, biology, geology, and related disciplines,"; (2) by adding at the end of subsection (a) the following: "Such board shall also provide recommendations on the designation of national historic landmarks and national natural landmarks. Such board is strongly encouraged to consult with the major scholarly and professional organizations in the appropriate disciplines in making such recommendations.";

(3) in the first sentence of subsection (b), by striking “1990" and inserting "1995''; and

(4) in the second sentence of subsection (b), by striking "In” and inserting "The provisions of section 14(b) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (the Act of October 6, 1972; 86 Stat.

776) are hereby waived with respect to the Board, but in". SEC. 1212. NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM ADVISORY COUNCIL.

Section 3 of the Act of August 21, 1935, entitled "An Act to provide for the preservation of historic American sites, buildings, objects, and antiquities of national significance, and for other purposes” (16 U.S.C. 461-467; 49 Stat. 666 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:

"(c) There is hereby established the National Park Service Advisory Council (hereafter in this section referred to as the “advisory council") which shall provide advice and counsel to the National Park System Advisory Board. Membership on the advisory council shall be limited to those individuals whose term on the advisory board has expired. Such individuals may serve as long as they remain active except that not more than 12 members may serve on the advisory council at any one time. Members of the advisory council shall not have a vote on the National Park System Advisory Board. Members of the advisory council shall receive no salary but may be paid expenses incidental to travel when engaged in discharging their duties as members. Initially, the Secretary shall choose 12 former members of the Advisory Board to constitute the advisory council. In so doing, the Secretary shall consider their professional expertise and demonstrated commitment to the National Park System and to the Advisory Board.".

SEC. 1213. The Secretary of the Interior (hereafter in this title Reports. referred to as the “Secretary”) is authorized and directed to conduct 16 USC 1a-9. a systematic and comprehensive review of certain aspects of the National Park System and to submit on a periodic basis but not later than every 3 years a report to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs and the Committee on Appropriations of the United

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