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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-571—OCT. 31, 1988

102 STAT. 2881

account until such time as the full value of the lease payments is agreed to and deposited. Such deposits, together with the interest thereon, may be used only to cover the amounts of the lease payments due and payable pursuant to an agreement under this subsection. If the amounts deposited in such account, together with interest thereon, exceeds the amount of the lease payments due and payable at the time the agreement is entered into, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the excess shall be transferred to the accounts provided to the Secretary for operation and maintenance and for development of the park. SEC. 3. ADMINISTRATION.

16 USC 410qq-2.

(a) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary shall administer the park 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). In the administration of the park, the Secretary may utilize such statutory authority available to him for the conservation of wildlife and natural and cultural resources as he deems necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act, except that he may not acquire any lands or waters or interests therein for purposes of the park other than by lease. (b) TRADITIONAL SUBSISTENCE USES.—(1) Agricultural,


and gathering uses shall be permitted in the park for subsistence purposes if such uses are generally prior existing uses conducted in areas used for such purposes as of the date of enactment of this Act and if such uses are conducted in the traditional manner and by traditional methods. No such uses shall be permitted in the park for other than subsistence purposes. (2) Subsistence uses of the marine areas of the park shall also be Fish and fishing, permitted in accordance with paragraph (1), and no fishing or gathering shall be permitted in such marine areas for other than subsistence purposes. (c) INTERPRETIVE FACILITIES, ETC.—Interpretative activities and interpretative facilities for the park (including maps) shall be in at least the following languages: English and Samoan. (d) EMPLOYEES AND CONTRACTS.—In addition to the Secretary's authority to employ persons to carry out provisions of this Act in accordance with the civil service laws, and notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary is authorized to— (1) hire employees for such purposes who shall not be subject to the civil service laws, including quotas, and (2) enter into contracts with individuals for purposes of exercising any authority of the Secretary within the park. (e) NATIVE AMERICAN SAMOAN PERSONNEL.—The Secretary shall establish a program to train native American Samoan personnel to function as professional park service employees, to provide services to visitors (including the interpretation of park resources), and operate and maintain park facilities. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and to the extent practicable the Secretary shall extend a preference for the hiring of native American Samoans to carry out the Secretary's authorities under this Act (including both employees and persons operating under contract). (f) MANAGEMENT PLAN.—The Secretary, in cooperation with the Governor of American Samoa, shall prepare a general management plan for the park. The plan shall comply with section 12(b) of the