16 U.S. Code § 9a - Government of parks, etc.; violation of regulations as misdemeanor
The Secretary of the Army is authorized to prescribe and publish such regulations as he deems necessary for the proper government and protection of, and maintenance of good order in, national military parks, national parks, battlefield sites, national monuments, and miscellaneous memorials as are now or hereafter may be under the control of the Department of the Army; and any person who knowingly and willfully violates any such regulation shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and punishable by a fine of not more than $100 or by imprisonment for not more than three months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Source(Mar. 2, 1933, ch. 180, § 1,47 Stat. 1420; July 26, 1947, ch. 343, title II, § 205(a),61 Stat. 501.)
Change of Name
Department of War designated Department of the Army and title of Secretary of War changed to Secretary of the Army by section 205(a) of act July 26, 1947, ch. 343, title II, 61 Stat. 501. Section 205(a) of act July 26, 1947, was repealed by section 53 of act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 641. Section 1 of act Aug. 10, 1956, enacted “Title 10, Armed Forces” which in sections 3010 to 3013 continued military Department of the Army under administrative supervision of Secretary of the Army.
Consolidation of Functions
Functions of administration of national parks, national monuments, etc., including national cemeteries and parks of Department of the Army located within continental limits of United States, consolidated in an Office of National Parks, Buildings and Reservations, see Ex. Ord. No. 6166, § 2, June 10, 1933, set out as a note under section 901 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
National Park Service substituted for Office of National Parks, Buildings, and Reservations referred to in Ex. Ord. No. 6166, § 2, June 10, 1933, by act Mar. 2, 1934, ch. 38, § 1,48 Stat. 389.
Cemeteries and Parks Transferred
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