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acres of lands previously donated to the United States in Culberson County, Texas, shall upon establishment of the Guadalupe Mountains National Park pursuant to this Act be available to the Secretary for purposes of such park.
Sec. 6. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums, but not more than $1,800,000 in all, as may be necessary for the acquisition of lands and interest in lands, and not more than $10,362,000, as may be necessary for the development of the Guadalupe Mountains National Park.
Approved October 15, 1966.
House Report No. 1566 (Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs).
June 20: Considered and passed House.
Oct. 7 Considered and passed Senate, amended.
10. Hot Springs
An Act to authorize the disposition by the city of Hot Springs, Arkansas, of certain property heretofore conveyed to the city by the United States, and for other purposes. (82 Stat. 862)
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, notwithstanding the provisions of section 2 of the Act of May 29, 1928 (45 Stat. 959), providing for a reversion to the United States under specified circumstances of the title to part of lot numbered 3 in block numbered 115 in the city of Hot Springs, Arkansas, the city of Hot Springs is hereby authorized to sell or otherwise dispose of said lot upon the condition that the proceeds received from such sale or other disposition shall be used to construct a fire station within the city limits.
SEC. 2. The conditions in the patent issued by the United States on September 7, 1928, to the city of Hot Springs, Arkansas, pursuant to the Act of May 29, 1928 (45 Stat. 959), which provided for a reversion of title to the United States, are hereby released to the extent they are inconsistent with this Act.
Approved September 21, 1968.
House Report No. 1568 (Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs).
July 1: Considered and passed House.
Sept. 12: Considered and passed Senate.
11. Isle Royale (excerpt from omnibus bill)
An Act to provide for increases in appropriation ceilings and boundary changes in certain units of the national park system, and for other purposes. (86 Stat. 120)
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in "Congress assembled,
TITLE III-BOUNDARY CHANGES
SEC. 301. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to revise the boundaries of the following units of the national park system:
(6) Isle Royale National Park, Michigan: to add approximately 0.52 acre;
SEC. 302. The boundary revisions authorized in section 301 shall become effective upon publication in the Federal Register of a map or other description of the lands added or excluded by the Secretary of the Interior.
SEC. 303. Within the boundaries of the areas as revised in accordance with section 301, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to acquire lands and interests therein by donation, purchase with donated or appropriated funds, exchange, or transfer from any other Federal agency. Lands and interests therein so acquired shall become part of the area to which they are added, and shall be subject to all laws, rules, and regulations applicable thereto. When acquiring any land pursuant to this Act, the Secretary (i) may tender, to the owner or owners of record on the date of enactment of this Act, a revocable permit for the continued use and occupancy of such land or any portion thereof subject to such terms and conditions as he deems necessary or (ii) may acquire any land pursuant to this Act subject to the retention of a right of use and occupancy for a term not to exceed 25 years or for the life of the owner or owners. Lands and interests therein excluded from the areas pursuant to section 301 may be exchanged for non-Federal lands within the boundaries as revised, or they may be transferred to the jurisdiction of any other Federal agency or to a State or political subdivision thereof, without monetary consideration, as the Secretary of the Interior may deem appropriate. In exercising the authority in this section with respect to lands and interests therein excluded from the areas, the Secretary of the Interior may, on behalf of the United States, retrocede to the appropriate State exclusive or
concurrent legislative jurisdiction subject to such terms and conditions as he may deem appropriate, over such lands, to be effective upon acceptance thereof by the State. Any such lands not so exchanged or transferred may be disposed of in accordance with the Federal Property and Administration Services Act of 1949, as amended.
SEC. 304. For the acquisition of lands and interests in lands which are added to the areas referred to in section 301, there are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary, but not more than the following
SEC. 305. The authorities in this title are supplementary to any other authorities available to the Secretary of the Interior with respect to the acquisition development, and administration of the areas referred to in section 301.
12. Kings Canyon
An Act to add certain lands to the Kings Canyon National Park in the State of California, and for other purposes. (79 Stat. 446)
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all lands in Tehipite Valley within the Sierra National Forest lying north of a line described as follows: 1
Beginning at a point on the existing west boundary of the Kings Canyon National Park on the hydrographic divide on the southwest side of the Gorge of Despair in section 13, township 12 south, range 29 east, Mount Diablo base and meridian, being the crest of a ridge designated as Silver Spur;
thence following the crest of Silver Spur westerly to the intersection with the west line of section 14, township 12 south, range 29 east; thence northwesterly in a straight line across the middle fork of the Kings River to the point of intersection of the right bank of a stream or intermittent stream and the 4,400-foot contour north of Tombstone Ridge, in section 15, township 12 south, range 29 east, being a point on the existing west boundary of the park; and all lands in the Cedar Grove area of the Sequoia National Forest lying east of the west section lines of sections 11 and 14, township 13 south, range 30 east, Mount Diablo base and meridian, are hereby excluded from the said national forests and made a part of the Kings Canyon National Park, subject to all the laws and regulations applicable to such park.
Approved August 6, 1965.
House Report No. 384 (Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs).
June 7: Considered and passed House.