< Back to H.R. 4921 (98th Congress, 1983–1984)
Text of A bill to provide for the selection of additional lands for inclusion within the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge.
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 9, 1984. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 9, 1984 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).
PUBLIC LAW 98-347—JULY 9, 1984 98 STAT. 321 Public Law 98-347 98th Congress An Act To provide for the selection of additional lands for inclusion within the Bon Secour July 9, 1984 National Wildlife Refuge, and for other purposes. [H.R. 4921] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act National entitled "An Act to establish the Bon Secour National Wildlife Wildlife Refuge System. Refuge", approved June 9,1980 (16 U.S.C. 668dd note), is amended— (1) by amending section 2 by redesignating paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) as paragraphs (2), (3), and (4), respectively, and by inserting before paragraph (2) (as so redesignated) the following new paragraph: "(1) the term 'additional selection area' means those lands and waters in Baldwin County, Alabama, depicted on the map entitled 'Proposed Addition to the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge' dated February 1984 and on file at the United States Fish and Wildlife Service."; and (2) by amending section 3— (A) by amending that portion of such section that pre- cedes subsection (a)(2) to read as follows: "SEC. 3. (a) SELECTION.—(1) The Secretary shall— "(A) within one year after the date of the enactment of this Act, designate approximately ten thousand acres of land and water within the selection area as land which the Secretary considers appropriate for the refuge; and "(B) within six months after the date of the enactment of the 1984 amendment to this subsection— "(i) designate approximately two thousand acres of land and water within the additional selection area as land which the Secretary considers appropriate for the refuge, and "(ii) publish in the Federal Register a detailed map Federal depicting the boundaries of the land designated under sub- Register, paragraphs (A) and (B)(i), which map shall be on file and publication. Public available for public inspection at the offices of the United availability. States Fish and Wildlife Service."; (B) by amending subsection (a)(2) by striking out "desig- nated under paragraph (1)(B)" and inserting in lieu thereof "depicted under paragraph (l)(B)(ii)"; and (C) by amending subsection (b) by striking out "desig- nated under subsection (a)(1)(B)" and inserting in lieu thereof "depicted under subsection (a)(l)(B)(ii)". SEC. 2. (a) Section 8(a) of the Act of September 2, 1937 (commonly American known as the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act, 16 U.S.C. Samoa. 669g-l) is amended— (1) by inserting "the Governor of American Samoa," immedi- ately after "the Governor of Guam,"; (2) by inserting "American Samoa," immediately after "Puerto Rico, Guam," each place it appears therein; and
98 STAT. 322 PUBLIC LAW 98-347—JULY 9, 1984 (3) by inserting "for American Samoa one-sixth of one per centum," immediately after "for Guam one-sixth of one per centum,". Effective date. (b) The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take effect i6USC669g-i October 1,1984. . .,,.,,,,,T note. . .;;-J^ ?or r-D(--^>i<: 01 Approved July 9, 1984. •"-•i^ :3'1J Ji .»" -.1 b ''in '(•iif LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 4921: HOUSE REPORT No. 98-703 (Comm. on Merchant Marine and Fisheries). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 130 (1984): Apr. 30, considered and passed House. June 21, considered and passed Senate.