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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2430

PUBLIC LAW 100-486—OCT. 13, 1988 "(4) STUDY OF MUNICIPAL COUNCIL.—The Secretary shall study the Pinelands Municipal Council, and submit to the Congress within 9 months after enactment of this subsection such recommendations as the Secretary determines appropriate for improvements of the operation of the council. "(5) CONTRACTS AND AGREEMENTS.—The Secretary may enter

Appropriation authorization.

into such contracts and agreements with the State of New Jersey and other public and private entities as may be necessary and appropriate to carry out the authorities and responsibilities of the Secretary under this subsection. For purposes of ^jug subsection, there is authorized to be appropriated not more than $500,000 to prepare and complete the study pursuant to paragraph (1) and $3,000,000 to implement the recommendations of such study upon its approval by the Congress, the Federal share of which may not exceed 75 percent of the total cost.". SEC 2. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

16 USC 47li.

Section 502(k) of the National Parks and Recreation Act of 1978 is amended by inserting "(1)" before the first full sentence thereof, and adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(2) In addition to other funds authorized pursuant to this subsection, there are hereby authorized to be appropriated not to exceed $14,500,000 for land acquisition, the Federal share of which may not exceed 50 percent of the total cost. Land acquisition pursuant to this subsection shall be carried out in accordance with the requirements of subsection (h) of this section insofar as such requirements are not inconsistent with this paragraph. Such acquisitions shall also be carried out in a manner consistent with the management plan and shall include— "(A) lands located within the preservation area of the National Reserve which is designated in the management plan; "(B) lands that are mthin the areas protected by the management plan and that are threatened by adverse development or have critical ecological values; or "(Q lands that have limited practical use because of their location in the Reserve and that are held by landowners who both own less than 50 acres in the Reserve and have exhausted existing remedies to secure relief. Additional funds contributed by the State to the Pinelands Development Bank after enactment of this Act, not to exceed $5,000,000, may be counted as part of the State share of land acquisition funds.". Approved October 13, 1988.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S. 1165: HOUSE REPORTS: No. 100-933 (Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs). SENATE REPORTS: No. 100-244 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD: Vol. 133 (1987): Dec. 11, considered and passed Senate. Vol. 134 (1988): Sept. 20, considered and passed House, amended. Sept. 30, Senate concurred in House amendment.