To amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the exercise of sole and exclusive jurisdiction by the United States over the Hawaii National Park in the Territory of Hawaii, and for other purposes", approved April 19, 1930

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 6 of the Act entitled "An Act providing for the exercise of sole and exclusive jurisdiction by the United States over Hawaii National Park in the Territory of Hawaii, and for other purposes", approved April 19, 1930 (46 Stat. 228; U. S. C., title 16, sec. 395e), be amended by adding at the end thereof the following:

"That during such time or times as the office of the Commissioner for the Hawaii National Park shall be or remain unfilled, or when the presence of such Commissioner cannot be conveniently procured, any United States commissioner duly appointed by the United States District Court for the Territory of Hawaii and residing in such district shall have full power, authority, and jurisdiction to hear and act upon all complaints made with respect to offenses or violations of law or regulations occurring within the limits of the Hawaii National Park, as the United States Commissioner for the Hawaii National Park may now act with respect to offenses or violations of law or regulations occurring within the limits of said park."

SEC. 2. That section 9 of the said Act. of April 19, 1930 (46 Stat. 229; U. S. C., title 16, sec. 395h), be amended by adding at the end thereof the following:

"That any United States commissioner in and for the Territory of Hawaii, while acting in such capacity as United States Commissioner for the Hawaii National Park as authorized by section 6 hereof, shall be allowed the fees prescribed by section 21 of the Act of May 28, 1896 (29 Stat. 184), upon the rendition of an itemized account.

SEC. 3. All laws or parts of laws, either Federal or Territorial, in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

Approved, June 25, 1938.

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