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H.R. 14114 (91st): An Act to improve the administration of the national park system by the Secretary of the Interior, and to clarify the authorities applicable to the system, and for other purposes

The text of the bill below is as of Aug 18, 1970 (Passed Congress).


84 STAT. ]         PUBLIC LAW 91-383-AUG. 18, 1970                                                       825

Service Act of 1946, as amended (22 U.S.C. 1136(9), 1136(11)
and 1157(a), respectively); and under regulations prescribed by the                   75 Stat. 464;
                                                                                    81 Stat. 6 7 1 .
Comptroller General of the United States, rental of living quarters in
foreign countries and travel benefits comparable with those which are
now or hereafter may be granted single employees of the Agency for
International Development, including single Foreign Service person-
nel assigned to A.I.D. projects, by the Administrator of the Agency for
International Development—or his designee—under the authority of
Section 636(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (Public Law
87-195, 22 U.S.C. 2396(b)), $74,020,000.                                              75 Stat. 458.


                       GENERAL PROVISIONS
   SEC. 102. No part of the funds appropriated in this Act shall be used
for the maintenance or care of private vehicles.
   SEC. 103. Whenever any office or position not specifically established
by the Legislative Pay Act of 1929 is appropriated for herein or when-               46 Stat. 32.
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ever the rate of compensation or designation of any position appro-
priated for herein is different from that specifically established for
such position by such Act, the rate of compensation and the designa-
tion of the position, or either, appropriated for or provided herein,
shall be the permanent law with respect thereto: Provided^ That the
provisions herein for the various items of official expenses of Mem-
bers, officers, and committees of the Senate and House, and clerk hire
for Senators and Members shall be the permanent law with respect
thereto: Provided further^ That the provisions relating to positions
and salaries thereof carried in House Resolutions 644 and 865, Ninety-
first Congress, shall be the permanent law with respect thereto.
   SEC. 104. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall
remain available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year unless
expressly so provided herein.
   This Act may be cited as the "Legislative Branch Appropriation                    Short t i t l e .
Act, 1971".
   Approved August 18, 1970.


Public Law 91-383
                                    AN ACT
                                                                                    August 18, 1970
To improve the adininistration of the national park system by the Secretary of       [H. R. 14114]
  the Interior, and to clarify the autliorities applicable to the system, and for
  other purposes.
   Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the
Vmted States of America in Congress assembled., That Congress ^ ^^^^      National park
declares tliat the national park system, which began with establish- Administration;
ment of Yellowstone National Park in 1872, has since grown to include authority ciari-
superlative natural, historic, and recreation areas in every major ^'le use 21.
region of the United States, its territories and island possessions; that
these areas, though distinct in character, are united through their
inter-related purposes and resources into one national park system
as cumulative expressions of a single national heritage; that, individ-
ually and collectively, these areas derive increased national dignity
and recognition of their superb environmental quality through their
inclusion jointly with each other in one national park system pre-
served and managed for the benefit and inspiration of all the people
of the United States; and that it is the purpose of this Act to include
all such areas in the System and to clarify the authorities applicable
to the system.

826 PUBLIC LAW 91-383-AUG. 18, 1970 [84 STAT. SEC. 2. (a) Section 1 of the Act of August 8, 1953 (67 Stat. 496; 16 U.S.C. l b ) , is amended by deleting "and miscellaneous areas admin- istered in connection therewith'" and "and miscellaneous areas" wher- ever they appear. (b) Section 2 of the Act of August 8,1953 (67 Stat. 496; 16 U.S.C. Ic), is amended to read as follows: sy's'tlm'""^' ^"""^ "SEC. 2. (a) The 'national park system' shall include any area of land and water now or hereafter administered by the Secretary of the Interior through the National Park Service for park, monument, historic, parkway, recreational, or other purposes. Authorities, "(jj) Eacli area within the national park system shall be adminis- cabi°i^.^^^^^' tered in accordance with the provisions of any statute made specifically applicable to that area. In addition, the provisions of this Act, and the \arious authorities relating to the administration and protection of •areas under the administration of the Secretary of the Interior through the National Park Service, including but not limited to the Act of Augiist 25,1916 (39 Stat. 535), as amended (16 U.S.C. 1, 2-4), the Act 66 Stat. 95. of March 4, 1911 (36 Stat. 1253), as amended (16 U.S.C. 5) relating to rights-of-way, the Act of June 5, 1920 (41 Stat. 917), as amended (16 U.S.C. 6), relating to donation of land and money, sections 1, 4, 5, and 6 of the Act of April 9,1924 (43 Stat. 90), as amended (16 U.S.C. 46 Stat. 1053. 8 and 8a-8c), relating to roads and trails, the Act of March 4,1931 (46 Stat. 1570; 16 U.S.C. 8d) relating to approach roads to national monu- ments, the Act of June 3, 1948 (62 Stat. 334), as amended (16 U.S.C. 70 Stat. 908. 8e-8f), relating to conveyance of roads to States, the Act of August 31, 1954 (68 Stat. 1037), as amended (16 U.S.C. 452a), relating to acquisi- tions of inholdings, section 1 of the Act of July 3,1926 (44 Stat. 900), as amended (16 U.S.C. 12), relating to aid to visitors in emergencies, the Act of March 3, 1905 (33 Stat. 873; 16 U.S.C. 10), relating to arrests, sections 3,4, 5, and 6 of the Act of May 26,1930 (46 Stat. 381), as amended (16 U.S.C. 17b, I7c, 17d, and I7e), relating to services or other accommodations for the public, emergency supplies and services to concessioners, acceptability of travelers checks, care and removal of indigents, the Act of October 9, 1965 (79 Stat. 696; 16 U.S.C. 79 Stat. 969. 20-20g), relating to concessions, tlie Land and AVater Conservation It vie S . 4 ^'^^^^ ^^^^ ^^ ^^^^' '"^^ amended, and the Act of July 15, 1968 (82 Stat. note. ' 355), shall, to the extent such provisions are not in conflict with any such specific provision, be applicable to all areas within the national park system and any reference in such Act to national parks, monu- ments, recreation areas, historic monuments, or parkways shall here- inafter not be construed as limiting such Acts to those areas." int^eMo^^authorit ^^^" ^- ^^ Order to facilitate the administration of the national park system, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized, under such terms and conditions as he may deem advisable, to carry out the following activities: (a) provide transportation of employees located at isolated areas of the national park system and to members of their families, w'here (1) such areas are not adequately served by commercial transportation, and (2) such transportation is incidental to official transportation services; (b) provide recreation facilities, equipment, and services for use by employees and their families located at isolated areas of the national park system; (c) appoint and establish such advisory committees in regard to the functions of the National Park Service as he may deem advisable, members of w^hich shall receive no compensation for their services as such but who shall be allowed necessary travel expenses as authorized by section 5 of the Administrative Expenses 83'statr'i9o!'' ^^^<^ « ^ 1 ^ 4 ^ ( ^ ^•^•^' ^'^^^'^ 5
84 STAT.] PUBLIC LAW 91-384-AUG. 18, 1970 827 (d) purchase field and special purpose equipment required by employees for the performance of assigned functions which shall be regarded and listed as park equipment; (e) enter into contracts which provide for the sale or lease to persons, States, or their political subdivisions, of services, resources, or water available within an area of the national park system, if such person. State, or its political subdivision— (1) provides public accommodations or services within the immediate vicinity of an area of the national park system to persons visiting the area; and (2) has demonstrated to the Secretary that there are no reasonable alternatives by which to acquire or perform the necessary services, resources, or water; (f) acquire, and have installed, air-conditioning units for any Government-owned passenger motor vehicles used by the National Park Service, where assigned duties necessitate long periods in automobiles or in regions of the United States where high tem- peratures and humidity are common and prolonged; (g) sell at fair market value without regard to the require- ments of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, products and services produced in the con- 63 Stat. 377. 40 u s e 471 duct of living exhibits and interpretive demonstrations in areas note. of the national park system, to enter into contracts including cooi^erative arrangements wdth respect to such living exhibits and interpretive demonstrations and park programs, and to credit the proceeds therefrom to the appropriation bearing the cost of such exhibits and demonstrations. SEC. 4. The Act of March 17, IMS (62 Stat. 81), is amended by U.S. Park P o l i c e , jurisdic- deleting from section 1 thereof the words "over which the TTnited tion in D.C. States has, or hereafter acquires, exclusive or concurrent criminal environs. jurisdiction," and changing section 3 to read as follows: "SEC. '^. For the purposes of this Act, the environs of the District of Definition. Columbia are lierel)y defined as embracing Arlington, Fairfax, Lou- doun, Prince William, and Stafford Counties and the city of Alex- andria in Virginia, and Prince Georges, Charles, Anne Arundel, and Montgomery Counties in Maryland." Approved August 18, 1970. Public Law 91-384 AN ACT August 18, 1970 To amend the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1987 to authorize [S.2484] marketing agreements providing for the advertising of papayas. Be it encu'ted by the Senate and Hou>ie of Repremntatives of the United States of America in CongreHH aasemhled^ Papayaj. Marketing agree- SECTION 1. The proviso at the end of section 8c(6) (1) of the Agri- ments. cultural Adjustment Act (as reenacted by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1987, and as subsequently amended (7 U.S.C. 608c (6) ( I ) ) , is amended by inserting "papayas," immediately after 76 Stat, 632; 79 Stat. 1270. "applicable to cherries,". Approved August 18, 1970.