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PUBLIC LAW 105-391—NOV. 13, 1998 112 STAT. 3519 SEC. 602. NATIONAL PARK PASSPORT PROGRAM. 16 USC 5992. (a) PROGRAM.— The Secretary shall establish a national park passport program. A national park passport shall include a collectible stamp providing the holder admission to all units of the National Park System. (b) EFFECTIVE PERIOD.— A national park passport stamp shall be effective for a period of 12 months from the date of purchase. (c) TRANSFERABILITY.—^A national park passport and stamp shall not be transferable. SEC. 603. ADMINISTRATION. 16 USC 5993 (a) STAMP DESIGN COMPETITION. —i l) The Secretary shall hold an annual competition for the design of the collectible stamp to be affixed to the national park passport. (2) Each competition shall be open to the public and shall be a means to educate the American people about the National Park System. (b) SAI.E OF PASSPORTS AND STAMPS.—(1) National park passports and stamps shall be sold through the National Park Service and may be sold by private vendors on consignment in accordance v^^ith guidelines established by the Secretary. (2) A private vendor may be allowed to collect a commission on each national park passport (including stamp) sold, as determined by the Secretary. (3) The Secretary may limit the number of private vendors of national park passports (including stamps). (c) USE OF PROCEEDS. — (1) The Secretary may use not more than 10 percent of the revenues derived from the sale of national park passports (including stamps) to administer and promote the national park passport program and the National Park System. (2) Net proceeds from the sale of national park passports shall be deposited in a special account in the Treasury of the United States and shall remain available until expended, without further appropriation, for high priority visitor service or resource management projects throughout the National Park System. (d) AGREEMENTS.— The Secretary may enter into cooperative agreements with the National Park Foundation and other interested parties to provide for the development and implementation of the national park passport program and the Secretary shall take such actions as are appropriate to actively market national park passports and stamps. (e) FEE.— The fee for a national park passport and stamp shall be $50. SEC. 604. FOREIGN SALES OF GOLDEN EAGLE PASSPORTS. 16 USC 5994. The Secretary of Interior shall— (1) make Golden Eagle Passports issued under section 4(a)(1)(A) of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (16 U.S.C. 4601-6a(a)(l)(A)) or the Recreational Fee Demonstration Program authorized by section 315 of the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996 (section 101(c) of Public Law 104-134; 16 U.S.C. 4601- 6a note), available to foreign visitors to the United States; and