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H.R. 6395 (93rd): A bill to designate certain lands in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Ga., as wilderness.


The text of the bill below is as of Oct 1, 1974 (Passed Congress).


88 STAT. ]        PUBLIC LAW 93-429-OCT. 1, 1974                                              1179

the Secretary is empowered to administer oaths and affirmations,
subpena witnesses, compel their attendance, take evidence, and require
the production of any books, papere, and documents which are relevant
to the inquiry. Such attendance of witnesses and the production of any
such records may be required from any place in the United States.
In case of contumacy by, or refusal to obey a subpena to, any person,
including an egg producer, the Secretary may invoke the aid of any
court of the United States within the jurisdiction of which such inves-
tigation or proceeding is carried on, or where such person resides or
carries on business, in requiring the attendance and testimony of wit-
nesses and the production of books, papers, and documents; and such
court may issue an order requiring such person to appear before the
Secretary, there to produce records, if so ordered, or to give testimony
touching the matter under investigation. Any failure to obey such
order of the court may be punished by such court as a contempt tliereof.
All process in any such case may be served in the judicial district
whereof such person is an inhabitant or wherever he may be found.

                                SEPARABILITY

  SEC. 19. If any provision of this Act or the application thereof to               7 use 2701
any person or circumstances is held invalid, the validity of the
remainder of the Act and of the application of such provision to other
persons and circumstances shall not be affected thereby.
                               AUTHORIZATION

   SEC. 20. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated out of any 7 use 27is.
money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated such funds as are
necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act. The funds so appro- ^Expense pay-
priated shall not be available for payment of the expenses or expendi- Board, prowbi-
tures of the Egg Board in administering any provisions of any order ti°"-
issued pursuant to the terms of this Act.

                               EFFECTIVE DATE

  SEC. 21. This Act shall take effect upon enactment.                               7 use 2701
  Approved October 1, 1974.


Public Law 93-429
                                     AN A C T                                       October 1,1974
To designate certain lands in tlie Oliefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia.    [H. R. 6395]
                                  as wilderness.

  Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the
                                                                      Okefenokee
United States of Amei'ica in Congress assembled, That, in accordance Wilderness, Ga.
with section 3(c) of the Wilderness Act (78 Stat. 890, 892), certain DeVignaUon
lands in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia, which ^^ u^c 1132
comprise about three hundred forty-three thousand eight hundr-ed
and fifty acres and which are depicted on a map entitled "Okefenokee
Wildei-ness Proposal" dated October 1967, revised March 1971, are
hereby designated as wilderness. The map shall be on file and avail-
able for public inspection in the offices of United States Fish and
Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior.

1180 PUBLIC LAW 93-430-OCT. 1, 1974 [88 STAT. Watercraft, re- SEC. 2. Within tlie wilderness designated by this Act, snbject to strictions. such restrictions as the Secretary of the Interior deems necessary for public safety and to protect flora and fauna of the wilderness, (1) the use of powered watercraft, propelled by motors of ten or less horse- power, will be permitted, (2) watercraft trails including approxi- mately one hundred twenty miles as delineated on such map will be maintained. Access to watercraft trails in the wilderness area will be provided from the Suwannee River Sill, Steven Foster State Park, Kings Landing, and Suwannee Recreation Area (Camp Cornelia). Fishing rights. SEC. 8. Fishing shall be permitted in the waters of the Okefenokee Wilderness, in accordance with applicable State and Federal regu- lations, except that the Secretary of the Interior may designate zones and establish periods when no fishing shall be permitted for reasons of public safety, administration, fish and wildlife management, or public use and enjoyment. Map and d e - SEC. 4. As soon as practicable after the Act takes effect, a map and a scription, filing with congres- legal description of the wilderness area shall be filed with the Interior sional commit- and Insular Affairs Committees of the United States Senate and the tees. House of Representatives, and such description and map shall have the same force and effect as if included in this Act: Provided., hoioever., That correction of clerical and typographical errors in such descrip- tion and map may be made. Administration. SEC. 5. The area designated by this Act as wilderness shall be known as the Okefenokee Wilderness and shall be administered by the Secre- tary of the Interior in accordance with the provisions of the Wilder- 16 u s e 1131 ness Act. note. Approved October 1, 1974. Public Law 93-430 October 1,1974 AN ACT [H.R. 13595] To authorize appropriations for the Coast Guard for the procurement of vessels and aircraft and construction of shore and offshore establishments, to author- ize appropriations for bridge alterations, to authorize for the Coast Guard an end-year strength for active duty personnel, to authorize for the Coast Guard average military student loads, and for other i)urposes. Be it enacted hy the /Senate and House of Representatives of the U.S. Coast United States of America in Congress assemhled., That funds are Guard. Appropriation hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 1975 for the use authorization; of the Coast Guard as follows: personnel strength. Fishing ves- VESSELS i -:!,. s e l s , exemption from certain l a w s . For procurement, innovation, and increasing the capability of vessels, $22,676,000. A. Procurement: (1) One one-hundred-and-sixty-foot inland construction tender; (2) small boat replacement program; and {?)) design of vessels. I^. Renovation and increasing capability : (1) renovate and impi'ove buoy tenders; (2) re-engine and renovate coastal buoy tenders; {?>) modernize and improve cutter, buoy tender, and icebreaker communications equipment; (4) abate pollution by oily waste from Coast Guard vessels; and (5) abate pollution by nonoily waste from Coast Guard vessels.