16 U.S. Code § 230 - Establishment; description of area

prev | next
In order to preserve for the education, inspiration, and benefit of present and future generations significant examples of natural and historical resources of the Mississippi Delta region and to provide for their interpretation in such manner as to portray the development of cultural diversity in the region, there is authorized to be established in the State of Louisiana the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve (hereinafter referred to as the “park”). The park shall consist of
(1) the area generally depicted on the map entitled “Boundary Map, Barataria Preserve Unit, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve”, numbered 467/80100A, and dated December 2007, which shall be on file and available for public inspection in the office of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior;
(2) the area known as Big Oak Island;
(3) an area or areas within the French Quarter section of the city of New Orleans as may be designated by the Secretary of the Interior for an interpretive and administrative facility;
(4) folk life centers to be established in the Acadian region;
(5) the Chalmette Unit of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve; and
(6) such additional natural, cultural, and historical resources in the French Quarter and Garden District of New Orleans, forts in the delta region, plantations, and Acadian towns and villages in the Saint Martinville area and such other areas and sites as are subject to cooperative agreements in accordance with the provisions of this part.

Source

(Pub. L. 95–625, title IX, §§ 901, 909,Nov. 10, 1978, 92 Stat. 3534, 3538; Pub. L. 100–250, § 1(a),Feb. 16, 1988, 102 Stat. 16; Pub. L. 111–11, title VII, § 7105(a), (f)(1)(B), (2)(B),Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1191, 1193.)
Amendments

2009—Pub. L. 111–11, § 7105(f)(2)(B), which directed amendment of title IX of Pub. L. 95–625by substituting “Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve” for “Jean Lafitte National Historical Park” each place it appears, was not executed to first sentence or cl. (1) of second sentence of this section, to reflect the probable intent of Congress, because “Jean Lafitte National Historical Park” already appeared in those places preceding “and Preserve”.
Pub. L. 111–11, § 7105(a), in second sentence, substituted “generally depicted on the map entitled ‘Boundary Map, Barataria Preserve Unit, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve’, numbered 467/80100A, and dated December 2007,” for “of approximately twenty thousand acres generally depicted on the map entitled ‘Barataria Marsh Unit-Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve’ numbered 90,000B and dated April 1978,”.
1988—Pub. L. 100–250added cl. (4) and redesignated former cls. (4) and (5) as (5) and (6), respectively.
Change of Name

Pub. L. 111–11, title VII, § 7105(f)(1),Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1193, provided that: “Any reference in a law (including regulations), map, document, paper, or other record of the United States—
“(A) to the Barataria Marsh Unit shall be considered to be a reference to the Barataria Preserve Unit; or
“(B) to the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park shall be considered to be a reference to the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve.”
“Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve” substituted for “Jean Lafitte National Historical Park” in cl. (5) pursuant to section 7105(f)(1)(B) ofPub. L. 111–11, set out above.
“Chalmette Unit of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park” substituted for “Chalmette National Historical Park” pursuant to section 230h of this title.
Laura C. Hudson Visitor Center

Pub. L. 104–333, div. I, title VIII, § 808,Nov. 12, 1996, 110 Stat. 4188, as amended by Pub. L. 111–11, title VII, § 7105(f)(1)(B),Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1193, provided that:
“(a) Designation.—The visitor center at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, located at 419 Rue Decatur in New Orleans, Louisiana, is hereby designated as the ‘Laura C. Hudson Visitor Center’.
“(b) Legal References.—Any reference in any law, regulation, paper, record, map, or any other document of the United States to the visitor center referred to in subsection (a) shall be deemed to be a reference to the ‘Laura C. Hudson Visitor Center’.”

The table below lists the classification updates, since Jan. 3, 2012, for this section. Updates to a broader range of sections may be found at the update page for containing chapter, title, etc.

The most recent Classification Table update that we have noticed was Tuesday, August 13, 2013

An empty table indicates that we see no relevant changes listed in the classification tables. If you suspect that our system may be missing something, please double-check with the Office of the Law Revision Counsel.

16 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large

 

LII has no control over and does not endorse any external Internet site that contains links to or references LII.