16 U.S. Code § 698g - Acquisition of lands for Big Cypress Preserve
(a) Expeditious acquisition of Florida lands
In recognition of the efforts of the State of Florida in the preservation of the area, through the enactment of chapter 73–131 of the Florida statutes, “The Big Cypress Conservation Act of 1973”, the Secretary is directed to proceed as expeditiously as possible to acquire the lands and interests in lands necessary to achieve the purposes of sections 698f to 698m–4 of this title.
(b) Submission of plan to Congressional committees; time; contents
Within one year after October 11, 1974, the Secretary shall submit, in writing, to the Committee  on Interior and Insular Affairs and to the Committees on Appropriations of the United States Congress a detailed plan which shall indicate:
(i) the lands and areas which he deems essential to the protection and public enjoyment of this preserve.
(ii) the lands which he has previously acquired by purchase, donation, exchange or transfer for administration for the purpose of this preserve, and
(c) Time for completion of land acquisition program
 So in original. Probably should be “Committees”.
Source(Pub. L. 93–440, § 2,Oct. 11, 1974, 88 Stat. 1259.)
Change of Name
Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the Senate abolished and replaced by Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate, effective Feb. 11, 1977. See Rule XXV of Standing Rules of the Senate, as amended by Senate Resolution No. 4 (popularly cited as the “Committee System Reorganization Amendments of 1977”), approved Feb. 4, 1977.
Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives changed to Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives on Jan. 5, 1993, by House Resolution No. 5, One Hundred Third Congress.
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