Summary: H.R.14217 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 93-477 (10/26/1974)

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=Title I: Acquisition Ceiling Increases= - Provides for increases in appropriation ceilings for the acquisition of specified units of the National Park System.

=Title II: Development Ceiling Increases= - Increases the limitations on appropriations for development of specified units of the National Park System.

=Title III: Boundary Changes= - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to revise the boundaries of specified units of the National Park System.

=Title IV: Miscellaneous Provisions= - Authorizes the Secretary to acquire by donation, purchase, or exchange and to develop specified National Park lands.

Authorizes to be appropriated to the Secretary up to $100,000 to conduct studies to determine the cause and extent of the damage to the foundation of the historic structures of the San Juan National Historic Site.

Authorizes to be appropriated up to $8,400,000, in addition to available funds, for moving costs, relocation benefits, and other expenses incurred pursuant to the applicable provisions of the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970.

Provides that whenever an owner of property, to be acquisitioned to the National Park System, elects to retain a right of use and occupancy, such owner shall be deemed to have waived the relocation benefits and displaced person status accorded by the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970.

Authorizes appropriations for the acquisition and development of lands for Cape Lookout National Seashore, North Carolina.

Authorizes and Directs the Secretary to undertake a study of the most feasible and suitable means of preserving and interpreting for the benefit of the public the historic and natural resources of the Ohio and Erie Canal in Ohio.

Authorizes appropriations to carry out the purposes of this Act.