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(c) The provisions of this section shall not be applicable to aircraft engaged on official business of the Federal Government or used in emergency rescue in accordance with the directions of the District Engineer.

§331.15 Fires.

Open fires are prohibited unless confined to fireplaces, grills, or other facilities designed for this purpose as designated by the District Engineer. Fires shall not be left unattended and must be completely extinguished prior to departure.

§331.16 Interference with government


Interference with any Government employee in the conduct of his or her official duties pertaining to the administration of these regulations is prohibited. It is a violation to fail to comply with a lawful order directed by any Government employee or to knowingly give any false, fictitious, or fraudulent report or other information to any government employee in the performance of his or her official duties pertaining to the administration of these regulations.

8331.17 Minerals.

All activities in connection with prospecting, exploration, development, mining or other removal or the processing of mineral resources and all uses reasonably incident thereto are prohibited.

§331.18 Restrictions.

The District Engineer may establish and post a schedule of visiting hours and/or restrictions on the public use of a portion or portions of the WCA. The District Engineer may close or restrict the use of the WCA or portion of the WCA when necessitated by reason of public health, public safety, security, maintenance, or other reasons in the public interest. Entering or using the project in a manner which is contrary to the schedule of visiting hours, closure or restrictions is prohibited.

§331.19 Commercial activities.

Unless otherwise authorized in writing by the District Engineer, the en

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§331.21 Unauthorized structures.

The construction, placing, or continued existence of any structure of any kind under, upon, in, or over WCA lands or waters is prohibited unless a permit, lease, license, or other appropriate written agreement therefor has been issued by the District Engineer. Structures not so authorized are subject to summary removal or impoundment by the District Engineer. The design, construction, placing, existence, or use of structures in violation of the terms of the permit, lease, license, or other written agreement therefor is prohibited.

§331.22 Abandonment of personal


(a) Personal property of any kind left unattended upon WCA lands or waters for a period of 24 hours shall be considered abandoned and may be impounded and stored at a storage point designated by the District Engineer who may assess a reasonable impoundment fee. Such fee shall be paid before the impounded property is returned to its


(b) If abandoned property is not claimed by its owner within 3 months after the date it is received at the storage point designated by the District Engineer, it may be disposed of by public or private sale or by other means determined by the District Engineer. Any net proceeds from the sale of property shall be conveyed unto the Treasury of the United States as miscellaneous receipts.

§331.23 Control of animals.

(a) No person shall bring or allow horses, cattle, or other livestock in the WCA.

(b) No person shall bring dogs, cats, or other pets into the WCA unless penned, caged, or on a leash under 6 feet in length, or otherwise under physical restraint at all times. Unclaimed or unattended animals are subject to immediate impoundment and removal in accordance with State and local laws.

§331.24 Permits.

It shall be a violation of these regulations to refuse to or fail to comply with the terms or conditions of any permit isued by the District Engineer.

$331.25 Violation of regulations.

Anyone violating the provisions of this regulation shall be subject to a fine of not more than $500 or imprisonment for not more than 6 months, or both. All persons designated by the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, for that purpose shall have the authority to issue a citation for the violation of these regulations, requiring the appearance of any person charged with violation to appear before the U.S. Magistrate within whose jurisdiction the violation occurred.









Employee responsibilities and conduct


Erection of war memorials in foreign countries by
American citizens, States, municipalities, or as-

Erection of memorial monuments, buildings, and
headstones in American cemeteries located out-
side the United States and its Territories and
possessions .......







Procedures and guidelines for compliance with the
Freedom of Information Act ...........



Schedule of fees for search and duplication of rec-



Enforcement of nondiscrimination on the basis of
handicap in programs or activities conducted by
American Battle Monuments Commission


407-499 [Reserved]



400.735-1 Adoption of regulations. 400.735-2 Review of statements of employment and financial interests. 400.735-3 Disciplinary and other remedial action.

400.735-4 Gifts, entertainment, and favors. 400.735-5 Outside employment and other activity.

400.735-6 Specific provisions of agency regulations governing special Government employees.

400.735-7 Statements of employment and financial interests.

400.735-8 Supplementary statements.

AUTHORITY: E.O. 11222, 30 FR 6469, 3 CFR 1965 Supp.; 5 CFR 735.101 et seq.

SOURCE: 33 FR 15379, Oct. 17, 1968, unless otherwise noted.

§ 400.735–1 Adoption of regulations.

Pursuant to 5 CFR 735.104(f), the American Battle Monuments Commission (referred to hereinafter as the agency) hereby adopts the following sections of part 735 of title 5, Code of Federal Regulations: §§ 735.101, 735.102, 735.201a, 735.202 (a), (d), (e), (f), 735.210, 735.302, 735.303(a), 735.304, 735.305(a), 735.403(a), 735.404, 735.405, 735.407735.411, 735.412 (b) and (d). These adopted sections are modified and supplemented as set forth in this part. $400.735-2 Review of statements of employment and financial interests. Each statement of employment and financial interests submitted under this part shall be reviewed by the Officer in Charge, U.S. Office, except those of the Officer in Charge, U.S. Office, and the Secretary, American Battle Monuments Commission. The statement of the Officer in Charge, U.S. Office, shall be reviewed by the Secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission. The statement of the Secretary, American Battle Monuments Commission, shall be reviewed by the Chairman of the Agency. When a review indicates a conflict between the interests of an employee or special Government employee of the agency and the performance of his services for

have the indicated conflict brought to the attention of the employee or special Government employee, grant the employee or special Government employee an opportunity to explain the indicated conflict, and attempt to resolve the indicated conflict. If the indicated conflict cannot be resolved, the reviewer shall forward a written report on the indicated conflict to the Chairman, American Battle Monuments Commission, through the counselor for the agency designated under 5 CFR 735.105(a).

$400.735-3 Disciplinary and other remedial action.

An employee or special Government employee of the agency who violates any of the regulations in this part or adopted under $400.735-1 may be disciplined. The disciplinary action may be in addition to any penalty prescribed by law for the violation. In addition to or in lieu of disciplinary action, remedial action to end conflicts or appearance of conflicts of interest may include but is not limited to:

(a) Changes in assigned duties;

(b) Divestment by the employee or special Government employee of his conflicting interest; or

(c) Disqualification for a particular assignment.

$400.735-4 Gifts, entertainment, and favors.

The agency authorizes the exceptions to 5 CFR 735.202(a) set forth in 5 CFR 735.202(b) (1)–(4).

$400.735-5 Outside employment and other activity.

An employee of the agency may engage in outside employment or other outside activity not incompatible with the full and proper discharge of the duties and responsibilities of his Government employment. An employee who engages in outside employment shall report that fact in writing to his supervisor.

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