16 U.S. Code § 214 - Rules and regulations
Source(July 17, 1916, ch. 247, § 4,39 Stat. 386; Ex. Ord. No. 6166, § 2, June 10, 1933; Ex. Ord. No. 6228, § 1, July 28, 1933; Mar. 2, 1934, ch. 38, § 1,48 Stat. 389; Aug. 11, 1939, ch. 686, 53 Stat. 1405; Pub. L. 86–231, Sept. 8, 1959, 73 Stat. 466; Pub. L. 111–11, title VII, § 7114(b),Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1202.)
As originally enacted, this section read as follows: “Upon the passage of this Act and the vesting of the title to the property accepted thereunder in the United States, it shall be under the control of the Secretary of War and administered under such regulations not inconsistent with law as he may from time to time prescribe.” Sections 211 and 212 of this title, refer to the lands as a national park or reservation.
Prefixes making the provisions of this section effective, upon the passage of this Act and the vesting of the title to the property accepted, have been omitted as temporary.
Change of Name
“Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park” substituted for “Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site” pursuant to Pub. L. 111–11.
“Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site” substituted for “Abraham Lincoln National Historical Park” pursuant to Pub. L. 86–231.
“Abraham Lincoln National Historical Park” substituted for “Abraham Lincoln National Park” pursuant to act Aug. 11, 1939.
Transfer of Functions
All national parks, national monuments, and national cemeteries consolidated in an office of National Parks, Buildings and Reservations in Department of the Interior, at head of which should be a Director of National Parks, Buildings and Reservations, and cemeteries and parks of War Department transferred to Department of the Interior by Executive Order 6166, § 2, as amended by Executive Order 6228, § 1, set out in a note under section 901 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. This service designated the National Park Service in Department of the Interior by act Mar. 2, 1934.
For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1950, §§ 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1262, set out in the Appendix to Title 5.
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