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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-489—OCT. 17, 1984

98 STAT. 2267

Public Law 98-489 98th Congress An Act To provide for the acquisition of a visitor contact and administrative site for the Big Thicket National Preserve in the State of Texas.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That (a) subsection (c) of the first section of the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the establishment of the Big Thicket National Preserve in the State of Texas, and for other purposes", approved October 11, 1974 (16 U.S.C. 698), is amended by inserting after the first sentence the following new sentence: "The Secretary may also acquire, by any of the above methods, approximately 15 acres of land outside of the boundaries of the preserve in the vicinity of the intersection of United States Highway 69 and State Farm-Market Road 420, in Hardin County, Texas, for purposes of a visitor contact and administrative site.". (b) Section 6 of such Act is amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new sentence: "Effective October 1, 1984, there is authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary for the acquisition of the visitor contact and administrative site referred to in subsection (c) of the first section of this Act.". Approved October 17, 1984.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 5631: HOUSE REPORT No. 98-957 (Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 130 (1984): Aug. 6, considered and passed House. Oct. 3, considered and passed Senate.

Oct. 17, 1984 [H.R. 5631]

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