There is hereby established Pinnacles National Park in the State of California for the purposes of—
(1)preserving and interpreting for the benefit of future generations the chaparral, grasslands, blue oak woodlands, and majestic valley oak savanna ecosystems of the area, the area’s geomorphology, riparian watersheds, unique flora and fauna, and the ancestral and cultural history of native Americans, settlers and explorers; and
(2)interpreting the recovery program for the California Condor and the international significance of the program.
The boundaries of Pinnacles National Park are as generally depicted on the map entitled “Proposed: Pinnacles National Park Designation Change”, numbered 114/111,724, and dated December 2011. The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.
(c) Abolishment of current Pinnacles National Monument
(1) In general
In light of the establishment of Pinnacles National Park, Pinnacles National Monument is hereby abolished and the lands and interests therein are incorporated within and made part of Pinnacles National Park. Any funds available for purposes of the monument shall be available for purposes of the park.
Any references in law (other than in this subchapter), regulation, document, record, map or other paper of the United States to Pinnacles National Monument shall be considered a reference to Pinnacles National Park.
The Secretary of the Interior shall administer Pinnacles National Park in accordance with this subchapter and laws generally applicable to units of the National Park System, including the National Park Service Organic Act (16 U.S.C. 1, 2–4).
This subchapter, referred to in subsecs. (c)(2) and (d), was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 112–245, Jan. 10, 2013, 126 Stat. 2385, known as the Pinnacles National Park Act, which enacted this subchapter and amended provisions listed in a table of Wilderness Areas under section
1132 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
410ooo of this title and Tables.
National Park Service Organic Act, referred to in subsec. (d), is act Aug. 25, 1916, ch. 408, 39 Stat. 535, which enacted sections
4 of this title, amended sections
43 of this title and section
1457 of Title
43, Public Lands, and enacted provisions set out as a note under section
1 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
1 of this title and Tables.
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