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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2564

PUBLIC LAW 100-515—OCT. 20, 1988

(b) INTERPRETIVE PROGRAM.—The general plan shall include proposals for a comprehensive interpretive program of the area and it shall identify alternatives for appropriate levels of protection of significant resources. (c) TRANSMISSION TO CONGRESS.—The Secretary shall transmit the comprehensive inventory and the general plan to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate and to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the United States House of Representatives. (d) CONSULTATION; PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.—The inventory


plan shall be prepared in consultation with other Federal agencies, the State of New Jersey, units of local government, and public and private entities. In addition, the Secretary shall ensure that ther« are ample opportunities for public involvement and participation in the preparation of the inventory and plan. 16 USC 1244 note.

16 USC 1244 note.

Gifts and property. 16 USC 1244 note.

16 USC 1244 note. Public buildings and grounds.


With respect to sites linked by segments of the route which are administered by other Federal, State, local nonprofit or private entities, the Secretary is authorized, pursuant to cooperative agreements with such entities, to provide technical assistance in the development of interpretive devices and materials and conservation methods regarding the resources enumerated in section 3 in order to contribute to public appreciation, understanding and conservation of the natural and cultural resources of the sites along the route. The Secretary, in cooperation with State and local governments, and other public and private entities, shall prepare and distribute informational material for the public appreciation of sites along the route. SEC. 5. MARKERS.

The route is to be marked with appropriate markers to guide the public. With the concurrence and assistance of the State or local entity having jurisdiction over the roads designated as part of the route, the Secretary may erect thereon signs and other informational devices displaying the New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route marker. The Secretary is authorized to accept the donation of suitable signs and other informational devices for placement at appropriate locations. SEC. 6. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary not more than $250,000 to carry out the purposes of this Act. No funds made available under this Act shall be used for the operation, maintenance, or repair of any road or related structure. SEC. 7. REVITALIZATION OF OFFICERS ROW, SANDY HOOK, NEW JERSEY.

(a) AGREEMENT WITH STATE.—To further the revitalization, rehabilitation, and utilization of the area known as "Officers Row" located within the Sandy Hook Unit of the Gateway National Recreation Area, the Secretary of the Interior, or his designee, shall enter into an agreement to permit the State of New Jersey to use and occupy the property depicted on the map numbered 646/80,003, entitled Marine Science Laboratory Land Assignment", dated September 1988, for the express purpose of constructing, developing, and operating, without cost to the National Park Service, a marine sciences laboratory to be known as the "James J. Howard Marine