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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2766

PUBLIC LAW 100-552-OCT. 28, 1988

Public Law 100-552 100th Congress An Act Oct:—! 1988 28 [S. 1704]

To authorize the establishment of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Interpretive Center in the State of Montana, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 16 USC 1244

SECTION 1. FINDINGS.

The Congress finds that— (1) the site at which the historic Lewis and Clark Expedition commenced in St. Louis, Missouri, and the site at which the expedition terminated at Fort Clatsop in Oregon have been recognized as sites of historic significance on the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail; and (2) the historic significance of the travels of Lewis and Clark on the High Plains and their portage around the Great Falls of the Missouri requires additional recognition and interpretation. 16 USC 1244

SEC. 2. ESTABLISHMENT. (a) LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL INTERPRETIVE

Public information.

CENTER.—That to further the public's understanding and provide appropriate interpretation of the scope and accomplishments of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, within the State of Montana and along the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, the Secretary of Agriculture (hereinafter in this Act referred to as the "Secretary") is authorized to establish the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Interpretive Center (hereinafter in this Act referred to as the "Center"). The Secretary shall establish the Center upon the transfer by the State of Montana to the United States of the lands described in subsection (b) and such additional easements and other rights as the Secretary deems necessary to ensure adequate public access to the Center. (b) MAP.—The Center shall consist of those lands, located in the vicinity of Great Falls, Montana, donated by the State of Montana, not to exceed fifty acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled "Boundary Map, Proposed Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Interpretive Center", dated June 1980. The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the offices of the Chief, United States Forest Service, Department of Agriculture, and the State of Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks. (c) REVERSION OF LANDS.—Any lands or portions of lands granted to the Secretary by the State of Montana for use in connection with the Center shall revert to the State of Montana if, at any time, the Secretary uses such lands for any purpose other than those authorized under this Act.

16 USC 1244

SEC. 3. ADMINISTRATION.

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(a) AUTHORIZATION.—The Secretary shall administer the Center in accordance with this Act and the laws, rules, and regulations applicable to the national forests in such manner as will best provide