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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 2338

PUBLIC LAW 98-506—OCT. 19, 1984 Public Law 98-506 98th Congress An Act

Oct. 19, 1984 [S. 1889]

National parks, monuments, etc.

Waste disposal. 16 USC 460Z-22.

Regulations. Waste disposal.

To amend the Act authorizing the establishment of the Congaree Swamp National Monument to provide that at such time as the principal visitor center is established, such center shall be designated as the "Harry R. E. Hampton Visitor Center", 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. Section 3 of the Act approved October 18, 1976 (90 Stat. 2517), is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(c) At such time as the principal visitor center at such monument is established, such center shall be designated as the 'Harry R. E. Hampton Visitor Center'.". SEC. 2. Section 5 of the Act of July 15, 1968 (82 Stat. 354), is amended by redesignating subsection (c) as subsection (d) and by inserting the following new subsection (c) after subsection (b): "(c) In order to protect the air, land, water, and natural and cultural values of the National Park System and the property of the United States therein, no solid waste disposal site (including any site for the disposal of domestic or industrial solid wastes) may be operated within the boundary of any unit of the National Park System, other than— "(1) a site which was operating as of September 1, 1984, or "(2) a site used only for disposal of wastes generated within that unit of the park system so long as such site will not degrade any of the natural or cultural resources of such park unit. The Secretary of the Interior shall promulgate regulations to carry out the provisions of this subsection, including reasonable regulations to mitigate the adverse effects of solid waste disposal sites in operation as of September 1, 1984, upon property of the United States.". Approved October 19, 1984.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S. 1889: HOUSE REPORT No. 98-1069 (Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs). SENATE REPORT No. 98-553 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 130 (1984): Aug. 9, considered and passed Senate. Sept. 24, considered and passed House, amended. Oct. 5, Senate concurred in House amendments.