[116th Congress Public Law 336]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]

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Public Law 116-336
116th Congress

                                 An Act

 To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource 
  study of the sites associated with the life and legacy of the noted 
American philanthropist and business executive Julius Rosenwald, with a 
         special focus on the Rosenwald Schools, and for other 
            purposes. <<NOTE: Jan. 13, 2021 -  [H.R. 3250]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Julius Rosenwald 
and the Rosenwald Schools Act of 2020.>> 

    This Act may be cited as the ``Julius Rosenwald and the Rosenwald 
Schools Act of 2020''.

    (a) Definitions.--In this section:
            (1) Rosenwald school.--The term ``Rosenwald School'' means 
        any of the 5,357 schools and related buildings constructed in 15 
        southern States during the period of 1912 through 1932 by the 
        philanthropy of Julius Rosenwald.
            (2) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary 
        of the Interior.
            (3) Study area.--The term ``study area'' means the sites 
        associated with the life and legacy of Julius Rosenwald.

    (b) Special Resource Study.--
            (1) <<NOTE: State listing.>>  Study.--The Secretary shall 
        conduct a special resource study of the study area, with a 
        special emphasis on the following Rosenwald Schools and other 
        sites associated with the life and legacy of Julius Rosenwald:
                    (A) Sears Administration Building at Homan Square in 
                Chicago, Illinois.
                    (B) Rosenwald Court Apartments in Chicago, Illinois.
                    (C) Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago, 
                    (D) Rosenwald House (formerly the Lyon Home) at the 
                Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, 
                    (E) Cairo Rosenwald School, a one-teacher school in 
                Sumner County, Tennessee.
                    (F) Shady Grove School, a one-teacher school in 
                Louisa County, Virginia.
                    (G) Noble Hill School, a two-teacher school in 
                Bartow County, Georgia.
                    (H) Ridgeley School, a two-teacher school in Prince 
                Georges County, Maryland.
                    (I) Bay Springs School, a two-teacher school in 
                Forest County, Mississippi.

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                    (J) Russell School, a two-teacher school in Durham 
                County, North Carolina.
                    (K) Shiloh Rosenwald School, a three-teacher school 
                in Macon County, Alabama.
                    (L) San Domingo School, a four-teacher school in 
                Wicomico County, Maryland.
                    (M) Elmore County Training School, a seven-teacher 
                school in Elmore County, Alabama.
                    (N) Dunbar Junior High, Senior High and Junior 
                College in Little Rock, Arkansas.
            (2) Contents.--In conducting the study under paragraph (1), 
        the Secretary shall--
                    (A) <<NOTE: Evaluation.>>  evaluate the national 
                significance of the study area;
                    (B) <<NOTE: Determination.>>  determine the 
                suitability and feasibility of designating the study 
                area as a unit of the National Park System, including an 
                interpretive center in or near Chicago, Illinois;
                    (C) consider other alternatives for preservation, 
                protection, and interpretation of the study area by the 
                Federal Government, State or local government entities, 
                or private and nonprofit organizations;
                    (D) <<NOTE: Consultation.>>  consult with interested 
                Federal agencies, State or local governmental entities, 
                private and nonprofit organizations, or any other 
                interested individuals; and
                    (E) <<NOTE: Cost estimates.>>  identify cost 
                estimates for any Federal acquisition, development, 
                interpretation, operation, and maintenance associated 
                with the alternatives.

    (c) Applicable Law.--The study under paragraph (1) shall be 
conducted in accordance with section 100507 of title 54, United States 
    (d) <<NOTE: Deadline. Reports.>>  Results.--Not later than 3 years 
after the date on which funds are first made available for the study 
under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on 
Natural Resources of the House of Representatives and the Committee on 
Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate a report describing--
            (1) the results of the study; and
            (2) <<NOTE: Recommenda- tions.>>  any conclusions and 
        recommendations of the Secretary relating to the study.

    Approved January 13, 2021.


HOUSE REPORTS: No. 116-431 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
            Dec. 17, considered and passed House.
            Dec. 21, considered and passed Senate.