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be used by such Corporation for the purpose of diverting surplus fishery products (including fish, shellfish, mollusks, and crustacea) from the normal channels of trade and commerce by acquiring them and providing for their distribution through Federal, State, and private relief channels: Provided, That none of the funds made available to the Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation under this section and section 713c-3 shall be used to purchase any of the commodities designated in this section which may have been produced in any foreign country. The provisions of law relating to the acquisition of materials or supplies for the United States shall not apply to the acquisition of commodities under this section and section 713c-3. (Aug. 11, 1939, ch. 696, § 1, 53 Stat. 1411.)
SIMILAR PROVISIONS Earlier provisions on this subject were contained in act Mar. 5, 1937, ch. 29, 50 Stat. 27, and in Res. Apr. 12, 1937, ch. 73, 50 Stat. 61. The former forbade acquisition of commodities thereunder after 90 days after its enactment, but permitted distribution of commodities after such period. The latter made funds available to be used in accordance with the provisions of the former.
Act Apr. 12, 1937, ch. 73, 50 Stat. 61, provided as follows: "That not to exceed $1,000,000 of the funds available to the Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation may be used by such Corporation for the purpose of diverting surplus fish (including shellfish) and the products thereof from the normal channels of trade and commerce by the acquisition and distribution thereof in accordance with the provisions of the Act entitled 'An Act to authorize the purchase and distribution of products of the fishing industry', approved March 5, 1937."
Act Mar. 5, 1937, ch. 29, 50 Stat. 27, provided as follows: "That there is authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $2,000,000 for the purpose of enabling the Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation to divert surplus fish (including shellfish) and the products thereof from the normal channels of trade and commerce by acquiring them and providing for their distribution through Federal, State, and private relief agencies. No commodities shall be acquired under this Act after ninety days after the date of its enactment: Provided, however, That distribution thereof may extend beyond said period. The provisions of law relating to the acquisition of materials or supplies for the United States shall not apply to the acquisition of commodities under this Act."
TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation, transfer of functions, see note to section 713c of this title.
§ 713c-3. Same; use of funds to promote commerce in domestic fishery products. From the fund authorized to be transferred by section 713c-2 hereof, the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to transfer to the Secretary of the Interior sums as follows to be maintained in a separate fund, $75,000, which shall be used by the Secretary of the Interior to promote the free flow of domestically produced fishery products in commerce by conducting a fishery educational service; and $100,000, which shall be used by the Secretary of the Interior to develop and increase markets for fishery products of domestic origin. (Aug. 11, 1939, ch. 696. 8 2 (a), 53 Stat. 1412.)
AND SEASHORES § 2. National parks, reservations, and monuments; supervision. -The director shall, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, have the supervision, management, and control of the several national parks and national monuments which on August 25, 1916, were under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Interior, and of the Hot Springs National Park in the State of Arkansas, and of such other national parks and reservations of like character as may be created by Congress. In the supervision, management, and control of national monuments contiguous to national forests the Secretary of Agriculture may cooperate with said National Park Service to such extent as may be requested by the Secretary of the Interior. (Aug. 25, 1916, ch. 408, § 2, 39 Stat. 535; Mar. 4, 1921, ch. 161, § 1, 41 Stat. 1407.)
§ 8a. National-park approach roads; designation.--Whenever the Secretary of the Interior shall determine it to be in the public interest he may designate as national-park approach roads and as supplementary parts of the highway systems of any of the national parks roads whose primary value is to carry nationalpark travel and which lead across lands wholly or to the extent of 90 per centum owned by the Government of the United States and which will connect the highways within a national park with a convenient point on or leading to the Federal 7 per centum highway system: Provided, That such approach roads so designated shall be limited to not to exceed sixty miles in length between a park gateway and such point on or leading to the nearest convenient 7 per centum system road; or, if such approach road is on the 7 per centum system, it shall be limited to not to exceed thirty miles: Provided further, That not to exceed forty miles of any one approach road shall be designated in any one county. (April 9, 1924, ch. 86, 8 4, as added Jan. 31, 1931, ch. 79, 46 Stat. 1053.)
§ 8b. National-park approach roads and roads and trails within national parks and national monuments; construction, improvement, and maintenance; appropriation.— The Secretary of the Interior is authorized during the fiscal years 1932 and 1933 to construct, reconstruct, and improve national-park approach roads designated under section 8a of this title, inclusive of necessary bridges, and to enter into agreements for the maintenance thereof by State or county authorities, or to maintain them when other, wise necessary, as well as hereafter to construct, reconstruct, and improve roads and trails within the national parks and national monuments;and for all such purposes there is authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the following sums: $7,500,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1932; the sum of $7,500,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1933: Provided, That under agreement with the Secretary of the Interior the Secretary of Agriculture may carry out any or all of the provisions of this section: Provided further, That not to exceed $1,500,000 shall be allocated annually for the
construction, reconstruction, and improvement of such nationalpark approach roads : And provided further, That nothing in this section or sections 8a and 8c of this title shall be construed to limit the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to hereafter construct, reconstruct, improve, and maintain roads and trails within the national parks and national monuments. (Apr. 9, 1924, ch. 86, § 5, as added Jan. 31, 1931, ch. 79, 46 Stat, 1053.)
§ 8c. National-park approach roads across or within national forests; approval of Secretary of Agriculture.—Whenever any approach road is proposed under the terms of section 8a of this title across or within any national forest the Secretary of the Interior shall secure the approval of the Secretary of Agriculture before construction shall begin. (Apr. 9, 1924, ch. 96, § 6, as added Jan. 31, 1931, ch. 79, 46 Stat. 1054.)
18. Promotion of tourist travel. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed through the National Park Service, to encourage, promote, and develop travel within the United States, its Territories and possessions, providing such activities do not compete with the activities of private agencies; and to administer all existing travel promotion functions of the Department of the Interior through such Service. (July 19, 1940, ch. 642, § 1, 54 Stat. 773.)
§ 18b. Same; advisory committee; expenses. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to create an advisory committee to consist of a representative from each of the Departments of State, Agriculture, and Commerce, the Interstate Commerce Commission, the Civil Aeronautics Authority, and the United States Maritime Commission, as may be designated by such Departments or agencies, respectively, and such additional members, representatives of the various sections of the Nation, including transportation and accommodations agencies, not to exceed six members, to be appointed by the Secretary of the Interior to serve at his pleasure. Meetings of the committee shall be held at the request of the Secretary for the purpose of making recommendations concerning the promotion of tourist travel under the provisions of sections 18-18d of this title. The members of the committee shall receive no compensation for their services as members, but shall be entitled to reimbursement for such necessary travel and other expenses in connection with their attendance at committee meetings, as may be authorized or approved by the Secretary. (July 19, 1940, ch. 642, § 3, 54 Stat. 773.)
8.21a. Yellowstone National Park; revision of boundaries; contiguous national forests; jurisdiction of forests.
All of those lands lying within the boundary lines above described and the present north, east, and west boundary lines are hereby included in and made a part of the Yellowstone National Park; and all of those lands of the present Yellowstone National Park excluded from the park are hereby included in and made a part of the contiguous national forests subject to all laws and regulations applicable to national forests, and upon accept
ance thereof by appropriate action of the State, jurisdiction for all purposes whatsoever shall be, and is hereby, ceded over the land hereby excluded from the park to the State of Wyoming. (Mar. 1, 1929, ch. 437, § 1, 45 Stat. 1435; Apr. 19, 1930, ch. 190, 46 Stat. 220.)
§ 37. Provision of feed and range facilities for game animals.As a means of providing within township 8 south, ranges 7 and 8 east, and township 9 south, ranges 7, 8, and 9 east, Montana principal meridian, the winter range and winter feed facilities indispensable for the adequate and proper protection, preservation, and propagation of the elk, antelope, and other game animals of the Yellowstone National Park and adjacent lands, the Secretary of the Interior, in his discretion, and subject to the limitation hereinafter prescribed may, and is hereby, authorized to perform the following acts:
(a) Accept and deposit in a special fund in the Treasury, and expend for the acquisiton of lands as herein authorized, private funds donated for such purpose.
(b) Acquire by purchase, or by acceptance of donations or bequests, such lands in private or State ownership within the townships above described as he may deem necessary to carry out the purpose of sections 37-40 of this title. (May 26, 1926, ch. 399, § 1, 44 Stat. 655.)
CROSS REFERENCE Trust funds, donations for National Park Service deposited into Treasury as, see sections 725s of Title 31, Money and Finance.
§ 38. Exchange for State or private lands authorized.—The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized in his discretion to accept, on behalf of the United States, title to any lands held in private or State ownership within the townships herein above described, and in exchange therefor may patent not to exceed an equal value of national forest land in the State of Montana, surveyed and nonmineral in character, or the Secretary of Agriculture may authorize the grantor to cut and remove not to exceed an equal value of timber within the national forests of said State, the values in each case to be determined by the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture jointly: Provided, That before any such exchange is affected, notice of the contemplated exchange reciting the lands involved shall be published once each week for four successive weeks in some newspaper of general circulation in the county or counties in which may be situated the lands to be accepted and in some like newspaper published in any county in which may be situated any lands or timber to be given in such exchange. Timber given in exchange shall be cut and removed from national forests under the laws and regulations relating to the national forests and under the direction and supervision and in accordance with the requirements of the Secretary of Agriculture. (May 26, 1926, ch. 399, § 2, 44 Stat. 655.)
8 39. Reservation of timber, minerals, or easements by owners on exchange.—Reservations of timber, minerals, or easements, the values of which shall be duly considered in determining the values of the lands conveyed, may be made by the owner or owners thereof in lands conveyed to the United States under the pro
visions of sections 37-40 of this title. Where such reservations are made, the right to enjoy them shall be subject to such reasonable conditions respecting ingress and egress and the use of the surface of the land as may be deemed necessary by the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture, whichever may be responsible for the handling and use of the land as provided in said sections: Provided, That all property, rights, easements, and benefits authorized by this section to be retained by or reserved to owners of land conveyed to the United States shall be subject to the tax laws of the States where such lands are located. (May 26, 1926, ch. 399, 83, 44 Stat. 656.)
8 40. Additions to park; entry under other acts.—The President of the United States is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to add by Executive proclamation to Yellowstone National Park any or all of the lands within a certain territory or tract in township 9 south, ranges 7 and 8 east, Montana principal meridian, to wit: Beginning at a point on the north line of said Yellowstone National Park where said line crosses the divide between Reese Creek and Mol Heron Creek, thence northeasterly along said divide to the junction of said divide with the branch divide north and west of Reese Creek; thence along said branch divide in a northeasterly and easterly direction around the drainage of Reese Creek, to the Yellowstone River; thence southerly and southeasterly along the west bank of the Yellowstone River to the line marking the western limits of the town of Gardiner, Montana; thence south on said town limits line to the northern boundary of Yellowstone National Park; thence west along the north boundary of Yellowstone National Park to the point of beginning, which are unappropriated lands of the United States or which may be acquired by the United States under the provisions of sections 37-40 of this title, within the territory described in this section, subject, however, to all valid existing claims and to reservations such as are authorized by section 39 of this title, but with the exception of valid existing claims, no land so added to Yellowstone National Park shall be subject to entry under the mining laws of the United States: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior for such lands as are added to Yellowstone National Park may provide by rules and regulations for the management and use of the added lands as may in his discretion be necessary to accomplish the purposes of sections 37-40 of this title: And provided further, That the lands of the United States acquired by donation or purchase within the area described in section 37 of this title shall not be subject to location and entry under the mining laws of the United States nor sections 506-508, 509, of this title, authorizing homestead entries in national forests. (May 26, 1926, ch. 399, § 6, 44 Stat. 656.)
§ 45a. Sequoia National Park; revision of boundaries.
and all of those lands excluded from the present Sequoia National Park are hereby included in and made a part of the Sequoia National Forest, subject to all laws and regulations applicable to the national forests. (July 3, 1926, ch. 744, § 1, 44 Stat. 818.)