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115th Congress   }                                          {      Report
                         HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session      }                                          {     115-534

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               GATEWAY ARCH NATIONAL PARK DESIGNATION ACT

                                _______
                                

January 29, 2018.--Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the 
              State of the Union and ordered to be printed

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Mr. Bishop of Utah, from the Committee on Natural Resources, submitted 
                             the following

                              R E P O R T

                        [To accompany H.R. 3058]

      [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office]

    The Committee on Natural Resources, to whom was referred 
the bill (H.R. 3058) to redesignate the Jefferson National 
Expansion Memorial in the State of Missouri as the ``Gateway 
Arch National Park'', having considered the same, report 
favorably thereon without amendment and recommend that the bill 
do pass.

                          PURPOSE OF THE BILL

    The purpose of H.R. 3058 is to redesignate the Jefferson 
National Expansion Memorial in the State of Missouri as the 
``Gateway Arch National Park''.

                  BACKGROUND AND NEED FOR LEGISLATION

    The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial was created in 
1935 as a unit of the National Park Service (NPS), and today 
contains a museum, the old St. Louis Courthouse, and most 
notably, the Gateway Arch National Monument. Built to 
commemorate Thomas Jefferson and the settlers who drove 
America's westward expansion, the Gateway Arch National 
Monument is the largest man-made monument in the country and 
has been welcoming visitors to the banks of the Mississippi 
River since 1965. Clad entirely in stainless steel, the 630-
foot monument houses a set of unique trams, which transports 
thousands of visitors a day to an observation platform at the 
apex of the Arch.
    H.R. 3058 redesignates the Jefferson National Expansion 
Memorial as Gateway Arch National Park and states that any 
references in law, map, regulations, documents, paper or other 
records of the United States to the Jefferson Expansion 
Memorial be considered a reference to the Gateway Arch National 
Park.
    H.R. 3058 is identical to S. 1438, which passed the Senate 
by voice vote on December 21, 2017.

                            COMMITTEE ACTION

    H.R. 3058 was introduced on June 26, 2017, by Congressman 
Wm. Lacy Clay (D-MO). The bill was referred to the Committee on 
Natural Resources, and within the Committee to the Subcommittee 
on Federal Lands. On January 17, 2018, the Natural Resources 
Committee met to consider the bill. The Subcommittee was 
discharged by unanimous consent. No amendments were offered, 
and the bill was ordered favorably reported to the House of 
Representatives by unanimous consent.

            COMMITTEE OVERSIGHT FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

    Regarding clause 2(b)(1) of rule X and clause 3(c)(1) of 
rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, the 
Committee on Natural Resources' oversight findings and 
recommendations are reflected in the body of this report.

      COMPLIANCE WITH HOUSE RULE XIII AND CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET ACT

    1. Cost of Legislation and the Congressional Budget Act. 
With respect to the requirements of clause 3(c)(2) and (3) of 
rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives and 
sections 308(a) and 402 of the Congressional Budget Act of 
1974, the Committee has received the following estimate for the 
bill from the Director of the Congressional Budget Office:

                                     U.S. Congress,
                               Congressional Budget Office,
                                  Washington, DC, January 26, 2018.
Hon. Rob Bishop,
Chairman, Committee on Natural Resources,
House of Representatives, Washington, DC.
    Dear Mr. Chairman: The Congressional Budget Office has 
reviewed H.R. 3058, the Gateway Arch National Park Designation 
Act, as ordered reported by the House Committee on Natural 
Resources on January 17, 2018.
    CBO estimates that enacting H.R. 3058 to change the name of 
the memorial would have no significant effect on the federal 
budget and would not affect direct spending or revenues; 
therefore, pay-as-you-go procedures do not apply. CBO estimates 
that enacting H.R. 3058 would not increase net direct spending 
or on-budget deficits in any of the four consecutive 10-year 
periods beginning in 2028.
    H.R. 3058 contains no intergovernmental or private-sector 
mandates as defined in the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act.
    If you wish further details on this estimate, we will be 
pleased to provide them. The CBO staff contact is Janani 
Shankaran.
            Sincerely,
                                                Keith Hall,
                                                          Director.
    2. General Performance Goals and Objectives. As required by 
clause 3(c)(4) of rule XIII, the general performance goal or 
objective of this bill is to redesignate the Jefferson National 
Expansion Memorial in the State of Missouri as the ``Gateway 
Arch National Park''.

                           EARMARK STATEMENT

    This bill does not contain any Congressional earmarks, 
limited tax benefits, or limited tariff benefits as defined 
under clause 9(e), 9(f), and 9(g) of rule XXI of the Rules of 
the House of Representatives.

                    COMPLIANCE WITH PUBLIC LAW 104-4

    This bill contains no unfunded mandates.

                       COMPLIANCE WITH H. RES. 5

    Directed Rule Making. This bill does not contain any 
directed rule makings.
    Duplication of Existing Programs. This bill does not 
establish or reauthorize a program of the federal government 
known to be duplicative of another program. Such program was 
not included in any report from the Government Accountability 
Office to Congress pursuant to section 21 of Public Law 111-139 
or identified in the most recent Catalog of Federal Domestic 
Assistance published pursuant to the Federal Program 
Information Act (Public Law 95-220, as amended by Public Law 
98-169) as relating to other programs.

                PREEMPTION OF STATE, LOCAL OR TRIBAL LAW

    This bill is not intended to preempt any State, local or 
tribal law.

                        CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW

    If enacted, this bill would make no changes to existing 
law.