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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-560—OCT. 31, 1988

102 STAT. 2803

Public Law 100- 560 100th Congress An Act To provide for the establishment of the Poverty Point National Monument, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. ESTABLISHMENT.

Oct. 31, 1988 [H.R. 775]


Louisiana. 16 USC 431 note.

(a) IN GENERAL.—In order to preserve the archaeological area known as Poverty Point, Louisiana, and to interpret and conduct further research on such area, its people and their culture, there is hereby established the Poverty Point National Monument (hereafter in this Act referred to as the "monument"). (b) AREA INCLUDED.—The monument shall consist of the lands and interests in lands within the area generally depicted on the map entitled "Boundary Map, Poverty Point National Monument", numbered PO-PT 80,000, and dated August 1988. The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the offices of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior, and at the monument. The Secretary of the Interior (hereinafter in this Act referred to as the "Secretary") may, from time to time, make minor revisions in the boundary of the monument. SEC. 2. ADMINISTRATION.

16 USC 431 note.

(a) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary shall administer the monument in accordance with this Act and with the provisions of law generally applicable to units of the national park system, including 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. 1-4) and the Act of August 21, 1935 (49 Stat. 666; 16 U.S.C. 461-467). The Gifts and Secretary is authorized to acquire personal property for the purpose property, of administering the monument. (b) MANAGEMENT PLAN.—Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall develop and implement a management plan for the monument. The Secretary shall promptly submit such plan to the appropriate committees of the Congress. (c) COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS.—The Secretary is authorized to enter into cooperative agreements with institutions of higher education and professional societies to conduct further research on Poverty Point, its people and their culture. (d) EMPLOYMENT.—The Secretary shall utilize existing authority, to the extent practicable, to employ those persons managing the State commemorative area at Poverty Point, Louisiana. SEC. 3. ACQUISITION OF LAND.

The Secretary may acquire land or interests in land within the boundaries of the monument by donation, purchase from a willing seller with donated or appropriated funds, or exchange. Lands, and interests in lands, within the boundaries of the monument which

16 USC 431 note.