PUBLIC LAW 100-225—DEC. 31, 1987
Public Law 100-225 100th Congress
101 STAT. 1539
To establish the El Malpais National Monument and the El Malpais National Conservation Area in the State of New Mexico, to authorize the Masau Trail, and for other purposes.
Dec. 31, 1987 [H.R. 403]
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, TITLE I—EL MALPAIS NATIONAL MONUMENT ESTABLISHMENT OF MONUMENT
SEC. 101. (a) In order to preserve, for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations, that area in western New Mexico containing the nationally significant Grants Lava Flow, the Las Ventanas Chacoan Archeological Site, and other significant natural and cultural resources, there is hereby established the El Malpais National Monument (hereinafter referred to as the "monument"). The monument shall consist of approximately 114,000 acres as generally depicted on the map entitled "El Malpais National Monument and National Conservation Area" numbered NMELMA-80,001-B and dated May 1987. The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the offices of the Director of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior. Oa) As soon as practicable after the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the Interior (hereinafter referred to as the "Secretary") shall file a legal description of the monument with the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the United States House of Representatives and with the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate. Such legal description shall have the same force and effect as if included in this Act, except that the Secretary may correct clerical and typographical errors in such legal description and in the map referred to in subsection (a). The legal description shall be on file and available for public inspection in the offices of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
16 USC 460uu.
SEC. 102. Lands and waters and interests therein within the boundaries of the monument, which as of the day prior to the date of enactment of this Act were administered by the Forest Service, United States Department of Agriculture, are hereby transferred to the administrative jurisdiction of the Secretary to be maneiged as part of the monument in accordance with this Act. The boundaries of the Cibola National Forest shall be adjusted accordingly.
National Forest System. 16 USC 460UU-1.
SEC. 103. The Secretary, acting through the Director of the National Park Service, shall manage the monument in accordance with
16 USC 460UU-2.