[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 120, 109th Congress, 2nd Session] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office, www.gpo.gov] 120 STAT. 2916 Public Law 109-429 109th Congress An Act To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of including in the National Park System certain sites in Monroe County, Michigan, relating to the Battles of the River Raisin during the War of 1812. NOTE: Dec. 20, 2006 - [H.R. 5132] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, NOTE: River Raisin National Battlefield Study Act. SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``River Raisin National Battlefield Study Act''. SEC. 2. SPECIAL RESOURCE STUDY, MONROE COUNTY, MICHIGAN, SITES RELATING TO BATTLES OF THE RIVER RAISIN. (a) Study Required.--The Secretary of the Interior shall conduct a special resource study of sites in Monroe County, Michigan, relating to the Battles of the River Raisin on January 18 and 22, 1813, and their aftermath to determine-- (1) the national significance of the sites; and (2) the suitability and feasibility of including the sites in the National Park System. (b) Requirements.--The study conducted under subsection (a) shall include the analysis and recommendations of the Secretary on-- (1) the effect on Monroe County, Michigan, of including the sites in the National Park System; and (2) whether the sites could be included in an existing unit of the National Park System. (c) Consultation.--In conducting the study under subsection (a), the Secretary shall consult with-- (1) appropriate Federal agencies and State and local government entities; and (2) interested groups and organizations. (d) Applicable Law.--The study required under subsection (a) shall be conducted in accordance with Public Law 91-383 (16 U.S.C. 1a-1 et seq.). (e) Report.--Not later than three years after the date on which funds are first made available for the study, the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Resources of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate a report containing-- [[Page 2917]] 120 STAT. 2917 (1) the findings of the study; and (2) any conclusions and recommendations of the Secretary. Approved December 20, 2006. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 5132: --------------------------------------------------------------------------- HOUSE REPORTS: No. 109-637 (Comm. on Resources). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 152 (2006): Sept. 25, considered and passed House. Dec. 7, considered and passed Senate.