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[H.R. 980 Engrossed Amendment Senate (EAS)]

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

                  In the Senate of the United States,

                      November 20 (legislative day, November 19), 2002.
    Resolved, That the bill from the House of Representatives (H.R. 
980) entitled ``An Act to establish the Moccasin Bend National Historic 
Site in the State of Tennessee as a unit of the National Park 
System.'', do pass with the following

                              AMENDMENTS:

            Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert:

        TITLE I--MOCCASIN BEND NATIONAL ARCHEOLOGICAL DISTRICT.

SEC 101. SHORT TITLE.

    This title may be cited as the ``Moccasin Bend National 
Archeological District Act''.

SEC. 102. DEFINITIONS.

    As used in this title:
            (1) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary 
        of the Interior.
            (2) Archeological district.--The term ``archeological 
        district'' means the Moccasin Bend National Archeological 
        District.
            (3) State.--The term ``State'' means the State of 
        Tennessee.
            (4) Map.--The term ``Map'' means the map entitled 
        ``Boundary Map, Moccasin Bend National Archeological 
        District'', numbered 301/80098, and dated September 2002.

SEC. 103. ESTABLISHMENT.

    (a) In General.--In order to preserve, protect, and interpret for 
the benefit of the public the nationally significant archeological and 
historic resources located on the peninsula known as Moccasin Bend, 
Tennessee, there is established as a unit of Chickamauga and 
Chattanooga National Military Park, the Moccasin Bend National 
Archeological District.
    (b) Boundaries.--The archeological district shall consist of 
approximately 780 acres generally depicted on the Map. The Map shall be 
on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices 
of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
    (c) Acquisition of Land and Interests in Land.--
            (1) In general.--The Secretary may acquire by donation, 
        purchase from willing sellers using donated or appropriated 
        funds, or exchange, lands and interests in lands within the 
        exterior boundary of the archeological district. The Secretary 
        may acquire the State, county and city-owned land and interests 
        in land for inclusion in the archeological district only by 
        donation.
            (2) Easement outside boundary.--To allow access between 
        areas of the archeological district that on the date of 
        enactment of this title are noncontiguous, the Secretary may 
        acquire by donation or purchase from willing owners using 
        donated or appropriated funds, or exchange, easements 
        connecting the areas generally depicted on the Map.

SEC. 104. ADMINISTRATION.

    (a) In General.--The archeological district shall be administered 
by the Secretary in accordance with this title, with laws applicable to 
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, and with the laws 
generally applicable to units of the National Park System.
    (b) Cooperative Agreement.--The Secretary may consult and enter 
into cooperative agreements with culturally affiliated federally 
recognized Indian tribes, governmental entities, and interested persons 
to provide for the restoration, preservation, development, 
interpretation, and use of the archeological district.
    (c) Visitor Interpretive Center.--For purposes of interpreting the 
historical themes and cultural resources of the archeological district, 
the Secretary may establish and administer a visitor center in the 
archeological district.
    (d) General Management Plan.--Not later than 3 years after funds 
are made available for this purpose, the Secretary shall develop a 
general management plan for the archeological district. The general 
management plan shall describe the appropriate protection and 
preservation of natural, cultural, and scenic resources, visitor use, 
and facility development within the archeological district consistent 
with the purposes of this title, while ensuring continued access to 
private landowners to their property.

SEC. 105. REPEAL OF PREVIOUS ACQUISITION AUTHORITY.

    The Act of August 3, 1950 (Chapter 532; 16 U.S.C. 424a-4), is 
repealed.

         TITLE II--FORT BAYARD NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ACT.

SEC. 201. SHORT TITLE.

    This title may be cited as the ``Fort Bayard National Historic 
Landmark Act''.

SEC. 202. CONGRESSIONAL FINDINGS.

    The Congress finds that--
            (1) Fort Bayard, located in southwest New Mexico, was an 
        Army post from 1866 until 1899, and served an important role in 
        the settlement of New Mexico;
            (2) among the troops stationed at the fort were several 
        ``Buffalo Soldier'' units who fought in the Apache Wars;
            (3) following its closure as a military post, Fort Bayard 
        was established by the War Department as a general hospital for 
        use as a military sanatorium;
            (4) in 1965 the State of New Mexico assumed management of 
        the site and currently operates the Fort Bayard State Hospital;
            (5) the Fort Bayard historic site has been listed on the 
        National Register of Historic Places in recognition of the 
        national significance of its history, both as a military fort 
        and as an historic medical facility.

SEC. 203. FORT BAYARD NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK.

    (a) Designation.--The Fort Bayard Historic District in Grant 
County, New Mexico, as listed on the National Register of Historic 
Places, is hereby designated as the Fort Bayard National Historic 
Landmark.
    (b) Administration.
            (1) Consistent with the Department of the Interior's 
        regulations concerning National Historic Landmarks (36 C.F.R. 
        Part 65), designation of the Fort Bayard Historic District as a 
        National Historic Landmark shall not prohibit under Federal law 
        or regulations any actions which may otherwise be taken by the 
        property owner with respect to the property.
            (2) Nothing in this title shall affect the administration 
        of the Fort Bayard Historic District by the State of New 
        Mexico.

SEC. 204. COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS.

    (a) In General.--The Secretary, in consultation with the State of 
New Mexico, may enter into cooperative agreements with appropriate 
public or private entities, for the purposes of protecting historic 
resources at Fort Bayard and providing educational and interpretive 
facilities and programs for the public. The Secretary shall not enter 
into any agreement or provide assistance to any activity affecting Fort 
Bayard State Hospital without the concurrence of the State of New 
Mexico.
    (b) Technical and Financial Assistance.--The Secretary may provide 
technical and financial assistance with any entity with which the 
Secretary has entered into a cooperative agreement under subsection (a) 
in furtherance of the agreement.

SEC. 205. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    There is authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be 
necessary to carry out this title.

          TITLE III--VIRGIN RIVER DINOSAUR FOOTPRINT PRESERVE.

SEC. 301. SHORT TITLE.

    This title may be cited as the ``Virgin River Dinosaur Footprint 
Preserve Act''.

SEC. 302. VIRGIN RIVER DINOSAUR FOOTPRINT PRESERVE.

    (a) Authorization for Grant To Purchase Preserve.--Of the funds 
appropriated in the section entitled ``Land Acquisition'' of the Fiscal 
Year 2002 Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, Public Law 
107-63, the Secretary of the Interior shall grant $500,000 to the City 
for--
            (1) the purchase of up to 10 acres of land within the area 
        generally depicted as the ``Preserve Acquisition Area'' on the 
        map entitled ``Map B'' and dated May 9, 2002; and
            (2) the preservation of such land and paleontological 
        resources.
    (b) Conditions of Grant.--The grant under subsection (a) shall be 
made only after the City agrees to the following conditions:
            (1) Use of land.--The City shall use the Virgin River 
        Dinosaur Footprint Preserve in a manner that accomplishes the 
        following:
                    (A) Preserves and protects the paleontological 
                resources located within the exterior boundaries of the 
                Virgin River Dinosaur Footprint Preserve.
                    (B) Provides opportunities for scientific research 
                in a manner compatible with subparagraph (A).
                    (C) Provides the public with opportunities for 
                educational activities in a manner compatible with 
                subparagraph (A).
            (2) Reverter.--If at any time after the City acquires the 
        Virgin River Dinosaur Footprint Preserve, the Secretary 
        determines that the City is not substantially in compliance 
        with the conditions described in paragraph (1), all right, 
        title, and interest in and to the Virgin River Dinosaur 
        Footprint Preserve shall immediately revert to the United 
        States, with no further consideration on the part of the United 
        States, and such property shall then be under the 
        administrative jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior.
            (3) Conditions to be contained in deed.--If the City 
        attempts to transfer title to the Virgin River Dinosaur 
        Footprint Preserve (in whole or in part), the conditions set 
        forth in this subsection shall transfer with such title and 
        shall be enforceable against any subsequent owner of the Virgin 
        River Dinosaur Footprint Preserve (in whole or in part).
    (c) Cooperative Agreement and Assistance.--
            (1) Assistance.--The Secretary may provide to the City--
                    (A) financial assistance, if the Secretary 
                determines that such assistance is necessary for 
                protection of the paleontological resources located 
                within the exterior boundaries of the Virgin River 
                Dinosaur Footprint Preserve; and
                    (B) technical assistance to assist the City in 
                complying with subparagraphs (A) through (C) of 
                subsection (b)(1).
            (2) Additional grants.--
                    (A) In general.--In addition to funds made 
                available under subsection (a) and paragraph (2) of 
                this subsection, the Secretary may provide grants to 
                the City to carry out its duties under the cooperative 
                agreement entered into under paragraph (1).
                    (B) Limitation on amount; required non-federal 
                Match.--Grants under subparagraph (A) shall not exceed 
                $500,000 and shall be provided only to the extent that 
                the City matches the amount of such grants with non-
                Federal contributions (including in-kind 
                contributions).
    (d) Map on File.--The map shall be on file and available for public 
inspection in the appropriate offices of the Department of the 
Interior.
    (e) Definitions.--For the purposes of this section, the following 
definitions apply:
            (1) City.--The term ``City'' means the city of St. George, 
        Utah.
            (2) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary 
        of the Interior.
            (3) Virgin River Dinosaur Footprint Preserve.--The term 
        ``Virgin River Dinosaur Footprint Preserve'' means the property 
        (and all facilities and other appurtenances thereon) described 
        in subsection (a).

       TITLE IV--ARCHEOLOGICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE PROTECTION.

SEC. 401. SHORT TITLE.

    This title may be cited as the ``Enhanced Protection of Our 
Cultural Heritage Act of 2002''.

SEC. 402. ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE CRIMES.

    (a) Enhanced Penalty for Archaeological Resources.--Section 6(d) of 
the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 (16 U.S.C. 
470ee(d)) is amended by striking ``not more than 10,000'' and all that 
follows through the end of the subsection and inserting ``in accordance 
with title 18, United States Code, or imprisoned not more than 10 years 
or both; but if the sum of the commercial and archaeological value of 
the archaeological resources involved and the cost of restoration and 
repair of such resources does not exceed $500, such person shall be 
fined in accordance with title 18, United States Code, or imprisoned 
not more than one year, or both.''.
    (b) Enhanced Penalty for Embezzlement and Theft from Indian Tribal 
Organizations.--Section 1163 of title 18, United States Code, is 
amended by striking ``five years'' and inserting ``10 years''.
    (c) Enhanced Penalty for Illegal Trafficking in Native American 
Human Remains and Cultural Items.--Section 1170 of title 18, United 
States Code, is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``or imprisoned not more 
        than 12 months, or both, and in the case of second or 
        subsequent violation, be fined in accordance with this title, 
        or imprisoned not more than 5 years'' and inserting 
        ``imprisoned not more than 10 years''; and
            (2) in subsection (b), by striking ``imprisoned not more 
        than one year'' and all that follows through the end of the 
        subsection and inserting ``imprisoned not more than 10 years, 
        or both; but if the sum of the commercial and archaeological 
        value of the cultural items involved and the cost of 
        restoration and repair of such items does not exceed $500, such 
        person shall be fined in accordance with this title, imprisoned 
        not more than one year, or both.''.

          TITLE V--PALEONTOLOGICAL RESOURCES PRESERVATION ACT.

SEC. 501. SHORT TITLE.

    This title may be cited as the ``Paleontological Resources 
Preservation Act''.

SEC. 502. FINDINGS.

    The Congress finds the following:
            (1) Paleontological resources are nonrenewable. Such 
        resources on Federal lands are an accessible and irreplaceable 
        part of the heritage of the United States and offer significant 
        educational opportunities to all citizens.
            (2) Existing Federal laws, statutes, and other provisions 
        that manage paleontological resources are not articulated in a 
        unified national policy for Federal land management agencies 
        and the public. Such a policy is needed to improve scientific 
        understanding, to promote responsible stewardship, and to 
        facilitate the enhancement of responsible paleontological 
        collecting activities on Federal lands.
            (3) Consistent with the statutory provisions applicable to 
        each Federal land management system, reasonable access to 
        paleontological resources on Federal lands should be provided 
        for scientific, educational, and recreational purposes.

SEC. 503. PURPOSE.

    The purpose of this title is to establish a comprehensive national 
policy for preserving and managing paleontological resources on Federal 
lands.

SEC. 504. DEFINITIONS.

    As used in this title:
            (1) Casual collecting.--The term ``casual collecting'' 
        means the collecting of a reasonable amount of common 
        invertebrate and plant paleontological resources for personal, 
        scientific, educational or recreational use, either by surface 
        collection or using nonpowered hand tools resulting in only 
        negligible disturbance to the Earth's surface and other 
        resources.
            (2) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary 
        of the Interior with respect to lands administered by the 
        Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture with 
        respect to National Forest System Lands administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture.
            (3) Federal lands.--The term ``Federal lands'' means lands 
        administered by the Secretary of the Interior, except Indian 
        lands, or National Forest System Lands administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture.
            (4) Indian lands.--The term ``Indian Lands'' means lands of 
        Indian tribes, or Indian individuals, which are either held in 
        trust by the United States or subject to a restriction against 
        alienation imposed by the United States.
            (5) State.--The term ``State'' means the 50 States, the 
        District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any 
        other territory or possession of the United States.
            (6) Paleontological resource.--The term ``paleontological 
        resource'' means any fossilized remains, traces, or imprints of 
        organisms, preserved in or on the earth's crust, that are of 
        paleontological interest and that provide information about the 
        history of life on earth, except that the term does not 
        include--
                    (A) any materials associated with an archaeological 
                resource (as defined in section 3(1) of the 
                Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 (16 
                U.S.C. 470bb(1)); or
                    (B) any cultural item (as defined in section 2 of 
                the Native American Graves Protection and 
                Rehabilitation Act (25 U.S.C. 3001)).

SEC. 505. MANAGEMENT.

    (a) In General.--The Secretary shall manage and protect 
paleontological resources on Federal lands using scientific principles 
and expertise. The Secretary shall develop appropriate plans for 
inventory, monitoring, and the scientific and educational use of 
paleontological resources, in accordance with applicable agency laws, 
regulations, and policies. These plans shall emphasize interagency 
coordination and collaborative efforts where possible with non-Federal 
partners, the scientific community, and the general public.
    (b) Coordination of Implementation.--To the extent possible, the 
Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture shall 
coordinate in the implementation of this title.

SEC. 506. PUBLIC AWARENESS AND EDUCATION PROGRAM.

    The Secretary shall establish a program to increase public 
awareness about the significance of paleontological resources.

SEC. 507. COLLECTION OF PALEONTOLOGICAL RESOURCES.

    (a) Permit Requirement.--
            (1) In general.--Except as provided in this title, a 
        paleontological resource may not be collected from Federal 
        lands without a permit issued under this title by the 
        Secretary.
            (2) Casual collecting exception.--The Secretary may allow 
        casual collecting without a permit on Federal lands 
        administered by the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of 
        Reclamation, and the United States Forest Service, where such 
        collection is not inconsistent with the laws governing the 
        management of those Federal lands and this title.
            (3) Previous permit exception.--Nothing in this section 
        shall affect a valid permit issued prior to the date of 
        enactment of this title.
    (b) Criteria for Issuance of a Permit.--The Secretary may issue a 
permit for the collection of a paleontological resource pursuant to an 
application if the Secretary determines that--
            (1) the applicant is qualified to carry out the permitted 
        activity;
            (2) the permitted activity is undertaken for the purpose of 
        furthering paleontological knowledge or for public education;
            (3) the permitted activity is consistent with any 
        management plan applicable to the Federal lands concerned; and
            (4) the proposed methods of collecting will not threaten 
        significant natural or cultural resources.
    (c) Permit Specifications.--A permit for the collection of a 
paleontological resource issued under this section shall contain such 
terms and conditions as the Secretary deems necessary to carry out the 
purposes of this title. Every permit shall include requirements that--
            (1) the paleontological resource that is collected from 
        Federal lands under the permit will remain the property of the 
        United States;
            (2) the paleontological resource and copies of associated 
        records will be preserved for the public in an approved 
        repository, to be made available for scientific research and 
        public education; and
            (3) specific locality data will not be released by the 
        permittee or repository without the written permission of the 
        Secretary.
    (d) Modification, Suspension, and Revocation of Permits.--
            (1) The Secretary may modify, suspend, or revoke a permit 
        issued under this section--
                    (A) for resource, safety, or other management 
                considerations; or
                    (B) when there is a violation of term or condition 
                of a permit issued pursuant to this section.
            (2) The permit shall be revoked if any person working under 
        the authority of the permit is convicted under section 509 or 
        is assessed a civil penalty under section 510 of this title.
    (e) Area Closures.--In order to protect paleontological or other 
resources and to provide for public safety, the Secretary may restrict 
access to or close areas under the Secretary's jurisdiction to the 
collection of paleontological resources.

SEC. 508. CURATION OF RESOURCES.

    Any paleontological resource, and any data and records associated 
with the resource, collected under a permit, shall be deposited in an 
approved repository. The Secretary may enter into agreements with non-
Federal repositories regarding the curation of these resources, data, 
and records.

SEC. 509. PROHIBITED ACTS; PENALTIES.

    (a) In General.--A person may not--
            (1) excavate, remove, damage, or otherwise alter or deface 
        or attempt to excavate, remove, damage, or otherwise alter or 
        deface any paleontological resources located on Federal lands 
        unless such activity is conducted in accordance with this 
        title;
            (2) exchange, transport, export, receive, or offer to 
        exchange, transport, export, or receive any paleontological 
        resource if, in the exercise of due care, the person knew or 
        should have known such resource to have been excavated, 
        removed, exchanged, transported, or received from Federal lands 
        in violation of any provisions, rule, regulation, law, 
        ordinance, or permit in effect under Federal law, including 
        this title; or
            (3) sell or purchase or offer to sell or purchase any 
        paleontological resource if, in the exercise of due care, the 
        person knew or should have known such resource to have been 
        excavated, removed, sold, purchased, exchanged, transported, or 
        received from Federal lands.
    (b) False Labeling Offenses.--A person may not make or submit any 
false record, account, or label for, or any false identification of, 
any paleontological resource excavated or removed from Federal lands.
    (c) Penalties.--
            (1) In general.--Except as provided in paragraphs (2) and 
        (3), a person who knowingly violates or counsels, procures, 
        solicits, or employs another person to violate subsection (a) 
        or (b) shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a class A 
        misdemeanor.
            (2) Damage over $1,000.--If the sum of the scientific or 
        fair market value of the paleontological resources involved and 
        the cost of restoration and repair of such resources exceeds 
        the sum of $1,000, such person shall, upon conviction, be 
        guilty of a class E felony.
            (3) Multiple offenses.--In the case of a second or 
        subsequent such violation, such person shall, upon conviction, 
        be guilty of a class D felony.
    (d) General Exception.--Nothing in subsection (a) shall apply to 
any person with respect to any paleontological resource which was in 
the lawful possession of such person prior to the date of the enactment 
of this title.

SEC. 510. CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF REGULATIONS OR PERMIT 
              CONDITIONS.

    (a) In General.--
            (1) Hearing.--A person who violates any prohibition 
        contained in an applicable regulation or permit issued under 
        this title may be assessed a penalty by the Secretary after the 
        person is given notice and opportunity for a hearing with 
        respect to the violation. Each violation shall be considered a 
        separate offense for purposes of this section.
            (2) Amount of penalty.--The amount of such penalty assessed 
        under paragraph (1) shall be determined under regulations 
        promulgated pursuant to this title, taking into account the 
        following factors:
                    (A) The scientific or fair market value, whichever 
                is greater, of the paleontological resource involved.
                    (B) The cost of response, restoration, and repair 
                of the resource and the paleontological site involved.
                    (C) Any other factors considered relevant by the 
                Secretary assessing the penalty.
            (3) Multiple offenses.--In the case of a second or 
        subsequent violation by the same person, the amount of a 
        penalty assessed under paragraph (2) may be doubled.
            (4) Limitation.--The amount of any penalty assessed under 
        this subsection for any one violation shall not exceed an 
        amount equal to double the cost of response, restoration, and 
        repair of resources and paleontological site damage plus double 
        the scientific or fair market value of resources destroyed or 
        not recovered.
    (b) Petition for Judicial Review; Collection of Unpaid 
Assessments.--Any person against whom an order is issued assessing a 
penalty under subsection (a) may file a petition for judicial review of 
the order with an appropriate Federal district court within the 30-day 
period beginning on the date the order making the assessment was 
issued. The court shall hear the action on the record made before the 
Secretary and shall sustain his action if it is supported by 
substantial evidence on the record considered as a whole.
    (c) Hearings.--Hearings held during proceedings instituted under 
subsection (a) shall be conducted in accordance with section 554 of 
title 5, United States Code.
    (d) Use of Recovered Amounts.--No penalties collected under this 
section shall be available to the Secretary and without further 
appropriation may be used only as follows:
            (1) To protect, restore, or repair the paleontological 
        resources and sites which were the subject of the action, or to 
        acquire sites with equivalent resources, and to protect, 
        monitor, and study the resources and sites. Any acquisition 
        shall be subject to any limitations contained in the organic 
        legislation for such Federal lands.
            (2) To provide educational materials to the public about 
        paleontological resources and sites.
            (3) To provide for the payment of rewards as provided in 
        section 511.

SEC. 511. REWARDS FORFEITURE.

    (a) Rewards.--The Secretary may pay from penalties collected under 
section 509 or 510 of this title an amount equal to the lesser of one-
half of the penalty or $500, to any person who furnishes information 
which leads to the finding of a civil violation, or the conviction of 
criminal violation, with respect to which the penalty was paid. If 
several persons provided the information, the amount shall be divided 
among the persons. No officer or employee of the United States or of 
any State or local government who furnishes information or renders 
service in the performance of his official duties shall be eligible for 
payment under this subsection.
    (b) Forfeiture.--All paleontological resources with respect to 
which a violation under section 509 or 510 occurred and which are in 
the possession of any person, and all vehicles and equipment of any 
person that were used in connection with the violation, may be subject 
to forfeiture to the United States upon--
            (1) the person's conviction of the violation under section 
        509;
            (2) assessment of a civil penalty against any person under 
        section 510 with respect to the violation; or
            (3) a determination by any court that the paleontological 
        resources, vehicles, or equipment were involved in the 
        violation.

SEC. 512. CONFIDENTIALITY.

    Information concerning the nature and specific location of a 
paleontological resource the collection of which requires a permit 
under this title or under any other provision of Federal law shall be 
withheld from the public under subchapter II of chapter 5 of title 5, 
United States Code, or under any other provision of law unless the 
responsible Secretary determines that disclosure would--
            (1) further the purposes of this title;
            (2) not create risk of harm to or theft or destruction of 
        the resource or the site containing the resource; and
            (3) be in accordance with other applicable laws.

SEC. 513. REGULATIONS.

    As soon as practical after the date of the enactment of this title, 
the Secretary shall issue such regulations as are appropriate to carry 
out this title, providing opportunities for public notice and comment.

SEC. 514. SAVINGS PROVISIONS.

    Nothing in this title shall be construed to--
            (1) invalidate, modify, or impose any additional 
        restrictions or permitting requirements on any activities 
        permitted at any time under the general mining laws, the 
        mineral or geothermal leasing laws, laws providing for minerals 
        materials disposal, or laws providing for the management or 
        regulation of the activities authorized by the aforementioned 
        laws including but not limited to the Federal Land Policy 
        Management Act (43 U.S.C. 1701-1784), the Mining in the Parks 
        Act, the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (30 
        U.S.C. 1201-1358), and the Organic Administration Act (16 
        U.S.C. 478, 482, 551);
            (2) invalidate, modify, or impose any additional 
        restrictions or permitting requirements on any activities 
        permitted at any time existing laws and authorities relating to 
        reclamation and multiple uses of the public lands;
            (3) apply to, or require a permit for, amateur collecting 
        of a rock, mineral, or invertebrate or plant fossil that is not 
        protected under this title;
            (4) affect any lands other than Federal lands or affect the 
        lawful recovery, collection, or sale of paleontological 
        resources from lands other than Federal lands;
            (5) alter or diminish the authority of a Federal agency 
        under any other law to provide protection for paleontological 
        resources on Federal lands in addition to the protection 
        provided under this title; or
            (6) create any right, privilege, benefit, or entitlement 
        for any person who is not an officer or employee of the United 
        States acting in that capacity. No person who is not an officer 
        or employee of the United States acting in that capacity shall 
        have standing to file any civil action in a court of the United 
        States to enforce any provision or amendment made by this 
        title.

SEC. 515. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    There is authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be 
necessary to carry out this title.

            Amend the title so as to read: ``An Act to establish the 
        Moccasin Bend National Archeological District in the State of 
        Tennessee as a unit of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National 
        Military Park.''.

            Attest:

                                                             Secretary.
107th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                               H. R. 980

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                               AMENDMENTS

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