120 STAT. 1794
PUBLIC LAW 109–338—OCT. 12, 2006
(1) require any private property owner to allow public access (including Federal, State, or local government access) to such private property; or (2) modify any provision of Federal, State, or local law with regard to public access to or use of private property. (b) LIABILITY.—Designation of the Heritage Area shall not be considered to create any liability, or to have any effect on any liability under any other law, of any private property owner with respect to any persons injured on that private property. (c) PARTICIPATION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY OWNERS IN HERITAGE AREA.—Nothing in this subtitle shall be construed to require the owner of any private property located within the boundaries of the Heritage Area to participate in or be associated with the Heritage Area. SEC. 218. EFFECT OF SUBTITLE.
Nothing in this subtitle or in establishment of the Heritage Area— (1) grants any Federal agency regulatory authority over any interest in the Heritage Area, unless cooperatively agreed on by all involved parties; (2) modifies, enlarges, or diminishes any authority of the Federal Government or a State or local government to regulate any use of land as provided for by law (including regulations) in existence on the date of enactment of this Act; (3) grants any power of zoning or land use to the local coordinating entity; (4) imposes any environmental, occupational, safety, or other rule, standard, or permitting process that is different from those in effect on the date of enactment of this Act that would be applicable had the Heritage Area not been established; (5)(A) imposes any change in Federal environmental quality standards; or (B) authorizes designation of any portion of the Heritage Area that is subject to part C of title I of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7470 et seq.) as class 1 for the purposes of that part solely by reason of the establishment of the Heritage Area; (6) authorizes any Federal or State agency to impose more restrictive water use designations, or water quality standards on uses of or discharges to, waters of the United States or waters of the State within or adjacent to the Heritage Area solely by reason of the establishment of the Heritage Area; (7) abridges, restricts, or alters any applicable rule, standard, or review procedure for permitting of facilities within or adjacent to the Heritage Area; or (8) affects the continuing use and operation, where located on the date of enactment of this Act, of any public utility or common carrier. SEC. 219. REPORTS.
For any year in which Federal funds have been made available under this subtitle, the local coordinating entity shall submit to the Secretary a report that describes— (1) the accomplishments of the local coordinating entity; and (2) the expenses and income of the local coordinating entity.
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