Establishment of Ft. Bayard as Historic Landmark

This document HR 2059 gives National Historic Landmark Status. It was passed March 19, 2004.

Document Type: Primary Document
Historical Event: Parks and Monuments
Sub Event: Historic Site Preservation
Origin: Library of Congress
Date: March 19, 2004
Author: House of Representatives
Permission: Public Domain
Contributor: Tammie Torres
Albuquerque Historical Society

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Public Law 108-209
108th Congress

An Act

To designate Fort Bayard Historic District in the State of New Mexico as
a National Historic Landmark, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: Mar. 19,
2004 - [H.R. 2059]>>

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Fort Bayard
National Historic Landmark Act.>>


(a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Fort Bayard
National Historic Landmark Act''.
(b) Designation.--The Fort Bayard Historic District in Grant County,
New Mexico, as listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is
hereby designated as the Fort Bayard National Historic Landmark.
(c) Administration.--Nothing in this section shall affect the
administration of the Fort Bayard Historic District by the State of New
(d) Cooperative Agreements.--The Secretary, in consultation with the
State of New Mexico, Grant County, New Mexico, and affected subdivisions
of Grant County, may enter into cooperative agreements with appropriate
public or private entities, for the purposes of protecting historic
resources at Fort Bayard and providing educational and interpretive
facilities and programs for the public. The Secretary shall not enter
into any agreement or provide assistance to any activity affecting Fort
Bayard State Hospital without the concurrence of the State of New
(e) Technical and Financial Assistance.--The Secretary may provide
technical and financial assistance with any entity with which the
Secretary has entered into a cooperative agreement under subsection (d).
(f) No Effect on Actions of Property Owners.--Designation of the
Fort Bayard Historic District as a National Historic Landmark shall not
prohibit any actions which may otherwise be taken by any property
owners, including the owners of the Fort Bayard National Historic
Landmark, with respect to their property.

[[Page 118 STAT. 563]]


There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be
necessary to carry out this Act.

Approved March 19, 2004.

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