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The purposes of this part are to assist in preserving, developing, and assuring accessibility to all citizens of the United States of America of present and future generations and visitors who are lawfully present within the boundaries of the United States of America such quality and quantity of outdoor recreation resources as may be available and are necessary and desirable for individual active participation in such recreation and to strengthen the health and vitality of the citizens of the United States by
(1) providing funds for and authorizing Federal assistance to the States in planning, acquisition, and development of needed land and water areas and facilities and
Source(Pub. L. 88–578, title I, § 1(b),Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 897.)
References in Text
This part, referred to in text, was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 88–578, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 897, which is classified principally to this part. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note below and Tables.
Pub. L. 88–578, title I, § 1(a),Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 897, provided in part that: “This Act [see Short Title note below] shall become effective on January 1, 1965.”
Pub. L. 88–578, title I, § 1(a),Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 897, provided in part that: “This Act [enacting this part, amending section 460d, repealing section 14 of this title, and amending provisions set out as a note under section 120 of Title 23, Highways] may be cited as the ‘Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965’.”
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