102 STAT. 4556
PUBLIC LAW 100-692—NOV. 18, 1988
(1) provide an inventory which includes any property in the Corridor which should be preserved, restored, managed, developed, maintained, or acquired because of its national historic or cultural significance; (2) develop an historic interpretation plan to interpret the history of the Canal and its surrounding area; (3) recommend policies for resource management which consider and detail the application of appropriate land and water management techniques, including the development of intergovernmental cooperative agreements, that will protect the Corridor's historical, cultural, scenic, and natural resources in a manner consistent with supporting appropriate and compatible economic revitalization efforts; (4) detail the ways in which local. Commonwealth, and Federal programs may best be coordinated to promote the purposes of this Act;and (5) contsdn a program for implementation of the Plan by the Commonwealth and its political subdivisions. (b) IMPLEMENTATION OF PLAN.—After review and approval of the Plan by the Secretary of the Interior as provided in section 10(a), the Commission shall implement the Plan by taking appropriate steps to preserve and interpret the historic resources of the Canal and its surrounding area, and to support public and private efforts in economic revitalization consistent with the goals of the Plan. These steps may include, but need not be limited to— (1) assisting the Commonwealth in preserving the Canal; (2) assisting the Commonwealth and local governments in designing, establishing, and maintaining visitor centers and other interpretive exhibits in the Corridor; (3) assisting in increasing public awareness of and appreciation for the historical, architectural, and geological resources and sites in the Corridor; (4) assisting the Commonwealth, local governments, and non'•-'• profit organizations in the restoration of any historic building in the Corridor; (5) encouraging by appropriate means enhanced economic and industrial development in the Corridor consistent with the goals of the Plan; (6) encouraging local governments to adopt land use policies consistent with the management of the Corridor and the goals of the Plan, and to take actions to implement those policies; and (7) ensuring that clear, consistent signs identifying access points and sites of interest are put in place throughout the Corridor. SEC. 9. TERMINATION OF COMMISSION.
(a) TERMINATION.—Except as provided in subsection 01)), the Commission shall terminate on the day occurring 5 years after the date of the enactment of this Act. 0)) EXTENSIONS.—The Commission may be extended for a period of not more than 5 years beginning on the day of termination referred to in subsection (a) if, not later than 180 days before such day— (1) the Commission determines such extension is necessary in order to carry out the purpose of this Act; (2) the Commission submits such proposed extension to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the United States