16 U.S. Code § 459j–8 - Authorization of appropriations; reports to Congressional committees
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(a) Acquisition of lands and interests in lands
There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of sections 459j to 459j–8 of this title, but not more than $7,941,000 for the acquisition of lands and interests in lands. In order to avoid excessive costs resulting from delays in the acquisition program, the Secretary shall make every reasonable effort to promptly acquire the privately owned lands within the seashore. Until all such lands are acquired, he shall report, in writing on June 30 of each year to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate and the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives, the following information:
Source(Pub. L. 93–626, § 9,Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2125; Pub. L. 100–564, § 2,Oct. 31, 1988, 102 Stat. 2831; Pub. L. 103–437, § 6(m),Nov. 2, 1994, 108 Stat. 4586.)
1994—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–437, § 6(m)(1), in introductory provisions substituted “Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate and the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives” for “Committees on Interior and Insular Affairs of the United States Congress”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–437, § 6(m)(2), struck out at end “Within three years from January 3, 1975, the Secretary shall develop and transmit to the Committees on Interior and Insular Affairs of the United States Congress a final master plan for the full development of the seashore consistent with the preservation objectives of sections 459j to 459j–8 of this title, indicating:
“(1) the facilities needed to accommodate the health, safety, and recreation needs of the visiting public;
“(2) the location and estimated cost of all facilities; and
“(3) the projected need for any additional facilities within the seashore.”
1988—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 100–564substituted “$2.6 million in addition to the sums previously appropriated” for “not more than $500,000”.