Summary: H.R.1376 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to Senate without amendment (03/02/2010)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July 27, 2009. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Waco Mammoth National Monument Establishment Act of 2009 - Establishes in Texas, as a unit of the National Park System, the Waco Mammoth National Monument.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to enter into cooperative agreements with Baylor University and the city of Waco for the management of the Monument.

Authorizes the: (1) acquisition from willing sellers of lands or interests within the proposed boundary of the Monument; and (2) construction of essential administrative or visitor use facilities on non-federal lands within the Monument.

Requires the Secretary, in consultation with Baylor University and the city of Waco, to prepare a management plan for the Monument. Provides for the inclusion in such plan of opportunities for involvement by the University, the city, the state of Texas, and other local and national entities in the formulation of educational programs for the Monument and for the development and support of the Monument.