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Public Law 88-541
88th Congress, H. R. 3071
August 31, 1964

An Act

70 STAT. 748.

To provide for the establishment of Fort Larned as a national historic site, and for other purpose.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, in order to commemorate the significant role played by Fort Larned in the opening of the West, the Secretary of Interior may acquire on behalf of the United States by gift, purchase, or other means notmore than seven hundred and fifty acres of land, or interests in land, which comprise the site and remaining historic structures of Fort Larned, located in Pawnee County, Kansas, or which he deems necessary to accomplish the purposes of this Act, including nearby remains of the Santa Fe Trail. The land acquired by the Secretary shall be known as the Fort Larned National Historic Site, and shall be administered in accordance with the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a National Park Service, and for other purposes", approved August 25, 1916 (39 Stat. 535; 16 U.S.C. 1 et seq.), as amended and supplemented: Provided, That establishment of such national historic site shall not become effective until the historic remains of old Fort Larned and adjoining historically significant lands have been acquired.

Fort Larned
National Historic

67 State. 495.

SEC. 2. Notice of the boundaries of the site shall be published in the Federal Register.

Publication in
Federal Register.

SEC. 3. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such same, but not more than $1,273,000 for acquisition and developmente costs, as are necessary to carry out the purpose of this Act.

Approved August 31, 1964



HOUSE REPORT No. 907 (Comm. on Interior & Insular Affairs).
SENATE REPORT No. 1457 (Comm. on Interior & Insular Affairs).
     Aug. 3: Considered and passed House.
     Aug. 18: Considered and passed Senate.

PUBLIC LAW 94-578—OCT. 21, 1976

(13) Padre Island National Seashore, Texas: section 8 of the Act of September 28, 1962 (76 Stat. 650) is amended by changing "$5,000,000" to "$5,350,000".

16 USC 459d-7.

SEC. 201. The limitations on appropriations for development of units of the National Park System contained in the following Acts are amended as follows:

(1) Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, Tennessee: section 3 of the Act of December 11, 1963 (77 Stat. 350), is amended by changing "$66,000" to "$266,000";

16 USC 461 note.

(2) Arkansas Post National Memorial, Arkansas; section 3 of the Act. of July 6, 1960 (74 Stat. 334), as amended (80 Stat. 339), is further amended by changing "$550,000" to "$2,750,000";

16 USC 431 note.

(3) Chamizal National Memorial, Texas: section 5 of the Act of June 30, 1966 (80 Stat. 232), is amended by changing "$2,060,000" to "$5.063,000";

16 USC 431 note.

(4) Fort Larned National Historic Site, Kansas: section 3 of the Act of August 31, 1964 (78 Stat. 748), is amended by changing "$1,273,000" to "$4,273,000";

16 USC 461 note.

(5) Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah: section 3 of the Act of July 30, 1965 (79 Stat., 426), is amended by changing "$1,168,000" to "$5,422,000";

16 USC 461 note.

(6) Jefferson National Expansion Memorial National Historic Site, Missouri: section 4 of the Act of May 17, 1954 (68 Stat. 98), as amended (16 U.S.C. 450jj), is further amended by changing "$23,250,000" to "$32,750,000";

16 USC 450jj note.

(7) Saint Gaudens National Historic Site, New Hampshire: section 6 of the Act of August 31, 1964 (78 Stat. 749), is amended by changing "$210,000" to "$2,677,000";

16 USC 461 note.

(8) Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi: section 3 of the Act of June 4, 1963 (77 Stat. 55), is amended by changing "$2,050,000" to "$3,850 000"

16 USC 430h-5.

(9) Channel National Monument, California: paragraph (1) of section 201 of the Act of October 26, 1974 (88 Stat. 1445, 1446), is amended by changing "$2,936,000" to "$5,452,000"; and

(10) Nez Perce National Historical Park, Idaho: section 7 of the Act of May 15, 1965 (79 Stat. 110) is amended by changing "$1,337,000" to "$4.100,000".

16 USC 281f.

SEC. 301. The Act of September 21, 1965 (79 Stat. 824), as amended (16 U.S.C. 459f), providing for the establishment of thc Assateague Island National Seashore in the States of Maryland and Virginia, is further amended by repealing sections 7 and 9 in their entirety, and by adding tine following new section 12:

16 USC 459f-6,

"SEC. 12. (a) Within two years at the date of enactment of this section, the Secretary shall develop and transmit to the Committees on Interior and Insular Affairs of the Senate and the House of Representatives a comprehensive plan for the protection, management, and use of the seashore, to include but not be limited to the following considerations:

"(1) measures for the full protection and management of the natural resources and natural ecosystems of the seashore;

plan, transmittal
to congressional
16 USC 459f-11.

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