16 U.S. Code § 460s–15 - Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore boundary revision

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(a) Transfer
As soon as practicable after November 25, 2002, the Administrator of General Services may transfer to the Secretary, without consideration, administrative jurisdiction over, and management of, the public land.
(b) Boundary revision
The boundary of the Lakeshore is revised to include the public land transferred under subsection (a) of this section.
(c) Availability of map
The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.
(d) Administration
The Secretary may administer the public land transferred under section  [1] (a) of this section—
(1) as part of the Lakeshore; and
(2) in accordance with applicable laws (including regulations).
(e) Access to aids to navigation
The Secretary of Transportation, in consultation with the Secretary, may access the front and rear range lights on the public land for the purposes of servicing, operating, maintaining, and repairing those lights.
(f) Definitions
In this section:
(1) Lakeshore
The term “Lakeshore” means the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in the State of Michigan.
(2) Map
The term “map” means the map entitled “Proposed Addition to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore”, numbered 625/80048, and dated April 2002.
(3) Public land
The term “public land” means the approximately .32 acres of United States Coast Guard land and improvements to the land, including the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Operations Station and the front and rear range lights, as depicted on the map.
(4) Secretary
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Interior.
(g) Authorization of appropriations
There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary $225,000 to restore, preserve, and maintain the public land transferred under subsection (a) of this section.

[1]  So in original. Probably should be “subsection”.


(Pub. L. 107–295, title IV, § 437,Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2129.)

Section was enacted as part of the Omnibus Maritime and Coast Guard Improvements Act of 2002, and also as part of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002, and not as part of Pub. L. 89–668which comprises this subchapter.
Transfer of Functions

For transfer of authorities, functions, personnel, and assets of the Coast Guard, including the authorities and functions of the Secretary of Transportation relating thereto, to the Department of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see sections 468 (b), 551 (d), 552 (d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section 542 of Title 6.


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