16 U.S. Code § 1249 - Authorization of appropriations
Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, there are authorized to be appropriated such sums as are necessary to implement the provisions of this chapter relating to the trails designated by section 1244(a) of this title.
The administering agency for the trail shall encourage volunteer trail groups to participate in the development of the trail.
Public Law 95–42 (91 Stat. 211), referred to in subsec. (b), is Pub. L. 95–42, June 10, 1977, 91 Stat. 210, which, to the extent classified to the Code, amended former sections 460l–5, 460l–7, and 460l–9 of this title. Section 1, clause 2 of said Act amended former section 460l–7 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.
2009—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 111–11 added subsec. (c) and struck out former subsec. (c) which appropriated such sums as necessary to implement the provisions of this chapter relating to the trails designated by section 1244(a) of this title.
2004—Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 108–352 substituted “the Ice Age” for “The Ice Age”.
1996—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 104–333 struck out at end “Until the entire acquisition program is completed, he shall transmit in writing at the close of each fiscal year the following information to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate and to the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives:
“(A) the amount of land acquired during the fiscal year and the amount expended therefor;
“(B) the estimated amount of land remaining to be acquired; and
“(C) the amount of land planned for acquisition in the ensuing fiscal year and the estimated cost thereof.”
1994—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 103–437 in introductory provisions substituted “Natural Resources” for “Interior and Insular Affairs” after “Committee on”.
1990—Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 101–365 amended first sentence generally. Prior to amendment, first sentence read as follows: “There is hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 1983 and subsequent fiscal years such sums as may be necessary to implement the provisions of this chapter relating to the trails designated by paragraphs (9), (10), (11), (12), (13), (15), and (16) of section 1244(a) of this title.”
1987—Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 100–192 substituted “, (10), (11), (12), (13), (15), and (16)” for “through (13) and (15)”.
Pub. L. 100–35 inserted “and (15)” after “(13)”.
1983—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 98–11, § 209(1), (2), inserted “(a)(1)” before “There are hereby authorized to be appropriated” at beginning of undesignated opening paragraph, and substituted “for the” for “(a) The” before “Appalachian National Scenic Trail” at beginning of former subsec. (a).
Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 98–11, § 209(3), (4), inserted “(2)” before sentence beginning “It is the express intent of the Congress” and substituted “protection of the Appalachian Trail” for “protection of the Trail”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 98–11, § 209(5), designated existing provisions as par. (1), inserted provision that funds may be expended for the acquisition of lands or interests therein for the purpose of providing for one trail interpretation site, as described in section 1246(c) of this title, and added par. (2).
1980—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 96–370 substituted “(7), (8), (9), and (10)” for “(7), and (8)” and inserted reference to the Ice Age National Scenic Trail.
Pub. L. 96–199 inserted references to the North Country National Scenic Trail in two places, once by its full name and once by the designation as the trail “designated by” section 1244(a)(8) of this title, substituted “appropriated prior to October 1, 1978” for “appropriated prior to October 1, 1979”, and substituted “no funds may be expended by Federal agencies for the acquisition of lands or interests in lands outside the exterior boundaries of existing Federal area” for “no funds may be expended for the acquisition of lands or interests in lands”.
1978—Pub. L. 95–248 inserted provisions relating to determinations respecting appropriations authorized for fiscal year 1979 and succeeding fiscal years.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 95–625 struck out par. (1) designation, substituted “in subsequent fiscal years” for “in the subsequent fiscal year” and struck out par. (2) which provided for transmission of a report to Congressional committees by the Appalachian Trail Conference at the close of each fiscal year, until entire acquisition program was completed, covering conduct of negotiations for acquisition program and whether larger interests in land were being acquired than were necessary for the purposes of this chapter.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 95–625 added subsec. (c).