16 USC 698u-2: Establishment of Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
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16 USC 698u-2: Establishment of Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Text contains those laws in effect on June 20, 2024

§698u–2. Establishment of Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

(a) In general

In order to provide for the preservation, restoration, and interpretation of the Spring Hill Ranch area of the Flint Hills of Kansas, for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations, there is established the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve.

(b) Description

The Preserve shall consist of the lands and interests in land, including approximately 10,894 acres, generally depicted on the map entitled "Boundary Map, Flint Hills Prairie National Monument" numbered NM–TGP 80,000 and dated June 1994, more particularly described in the deed filed at 8:22 a.m. on June 3, 1994, with the Office of the Register of Deeds in Chase County, Kansas, and recorded in Book L–106 at pages 328 through 339, inclusive. In the case of any difference between the map and the legal description, the legal description shall govern, except that if, as a result of a survey, the Secretary determines that there is a discrepancy with respect to the boundary of the Preserve that may be corrected by making minor changes to the map, the Secretary shall make changes to the map as appropriate, and the boundaries of the Preserve shall be adjusted accordingly. The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service of the Department of the Interior.

( Pub. L. 104–333, div. I, title X, §1004, Nov. 12, 1996, 110 Stat. 4205 ; Pub. L. 106–176, title I, §122(2), Mar. 10, 2000, 114 Stat. 29 .)

Editorial Notes


2000-Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 106–176 substituted "on June 3, 1994," for "of June 3, 1994,".