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16 U.S. Code § 459i - Cumberland Island National Seashore; establishment; boundary revisions: notification of Congressional committees, publication in Federal Register

In order to provide for public outdoor recreation use and enjoyment of certain significant shoreline lands and waters of the United States, and to preserve related scenic, scientific, and historical values, there is established in the State of Georgia the Cumberland Island National Seashore (hereinafter referred to as the “seashore”) consisting of the area generally depicted on the drawing entitled “Boundary Map, Cumberland Island National Seashore”, numbered CUIS 40,000E, and dated January 1978, which shall be on file and available for public inspection in the offices of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior. The Secretary of the Interior (hereinafter referred to as the “Secretary”) may after notifying the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate and the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives in writing, make minor adjustments in the boundary of the seashore from time to time by publication of a revised drawing or other boundary description in the Federal Register, but the total acreage within the boundaries shall not exceed forty thousand five hundred acres.

Editorial Notes

1994—Pub. L. 103–437 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 House of Representatives and United States Senate”.

1983—Pub. L. 98–170 substituted “CUIS 40,000E” for “CUIS 40,000D”.

1978—Pub. L. 95–625 substituted reference to Boundary Map “numbered CUIS 40,000D, and dated January 1978” for “numbered CUIS—40,000B, and dated June 1971”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Short Title of 2004 Amendment

Pub. L. 108–447, div. E, title I, § 145(c), Dec. 8, 2004, 118 Stat. 3074, provided that:

“This section [amending section 459i–5 of this title and provisions listed in a table of Wilderness Areas set out under section 1132 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Cumberland Island Wilderness Boundary Adjustment Act of 2004’.”