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PUBLIC LAW 93-452-OCT. 18, 1974
Public Law 93-452 AN ACT
October 18, 1974
To extend and expand the authority for carrying out conservation and rehabilitation programs on military reservations, and to authorize the implementation of such programs on certain public lands.
[H. R. 11537]
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Conservation United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act entitled and rehabilitation "An Act to promote effectual planning, development, maintenance, programTon'mVi and coordination of wildlife, fish and game conservation and rehabili- itary and public tation in military reservations", approved September 15, 1960 (16 i^""^^U.S.C. 670a-f), is amended— (1) by inserting immediately after the first sentence of the ^^ use 670a. first section thereof the following new sentence: "Such cooperative plan shall provide for (1) fish and wildlife habitat improvements or modifications, (2) range rehabilitation where necessary for support of wildlife, and (3) control of off-road vehicle traffic.; and (2) by amending section 6(b) thereof— 1^ ^^^ ^^°^(A) by amending the first sentence thereof by inserting immediately after "July 1, 1971," the following: "and not to exceed $1,500,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1972, and for each of the next five fiscal years thereafter,"; and (B) by inserting immediately before the last sentence thereof the following new sentence: "There is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of the Interior not to exceed $2,000,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1973, and for each of the next four fiscal years thereafter to enable the Secretary to carry out such functions and responsibilities as he may have under cooperative plans to which he is a party under this title." SEC. 2. Such Act of September 15, 1960, is further amended by adding at the end thereof the following: " TITLE II — CONSERVATION P R O G R A M S ON CERTAIN PUBLIC LAND "SEC. 201. (a) The Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of ^^ use 670g. Agriculture shall each, in cooperation with the State agencies and in accordance with comprehensive plans developed pursuant to section 202 of this title, plan, develop, maintain, and coordinate programs for the conservation and rehabilitation of wildlife, fish, and game. Such conservation and rehabilitation programs shall include, but not be limited to, specific habitat improvement projects and related activities and adequate protection for species considered threatened or endangered. " (b) The Secretary of the Interior shall implement the conservation and rehabilitation programs required under subsection (a) of this section on public land under his jurisdiction. The Secretary of the Interior shall adopt, modify, and implement the conservation and rehabilitation programs required under such subsection (a) on public land under the jurisdiction of the Chairman, but only with the prior written approval of the Atomic Energy Commission, and on public land under the jurisdiction of the Administrator, but only with the prior written approval of the Administrator. The Secretary of Agriculture shall implement such conservation and rehabilitation programs on public land under his jurisdiction. "SEC. 202. (a)(1) The Secretary of the Interior shall develop, in eomprehensive consultation with the State agencies, a comprehensive plan for con- ^^le^usc 670h.