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[75 Stat. 196]
[75 Stat. 196]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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PUBLIC LAW 8 7. 7 6 - J U N E 30, 1961

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Public Law 87-76 June 30. 1961 [H. R. ^765]

Blue Ridge and Natchez Trace Parkways. Land acquisition.

AN ACT To authorize the purchase and exchange of land and interests therein on the Blue Ridge and Natchez Trace Parkways.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, in order to consolidate, on the Blue Eidge Parkway and the Natchez Trace Parkway, the land forming each such parkway, to adjust ownership lines, and to eliminate hazardous crossings of and accesses to these parkways, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to acquire, by purchase or exchange, land and interests in land contiguous to the parkways. In consummating exchanges under this Act, the Secretary may transfer parkway land, interests therein, and easements: Provided, That the property rights so exchanged shall be approximately equal in value. Approved June 30, 1961. Public Law 87-77

June 30, 1961 [S. 707]

C a n a d i a n vee sels> Transportation.

AN ACT To provide transportation on Canadian vessels between ports in southeastern Alaska, and between Hyder, Alaska, and other points in southeastern Alaska, and between Hyder, Alaska, and other points in the United States outside Alaska, either directly or via a foreign port, or for any part of the transportation.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, notwithstanding the provisions of law of the United States restricting to vessels of the United States the transportation of passengers and merchandise directlv or indirectly from any port in the United States to another port or the United States, passengers may be transported on Canadian vessels between ports in southeastern Alaska, and passengers and merchandise may be transported on Canadian vessels between Hyder, Alaska, and other points in southeastern Alaska, and between Hyder, Alaska, and other points in the United States outside Alaska, either directly or via a foreign port, or for any part of the transportation until the Secretary of Commerce determines that United States-flag service is available to provide such transportation. Approved June 30, 1961. Public Law 87-78

June 30, 1961 [H. R. 3283]

Fort Vancouver National Monument. Wash.

AN ACT To revise the boundaries and to change the name of Fort Vancouver National Monument, in the State of Washington, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, for the purpose of preserving certain historic properties associated with the Fort V ancouver National Monument, established pursuant to the Act of June 19, 1948, chapter 646 (62 Stat. 532; 16 U.S.C. 450ff-450ff-2), the Secretary of the Interior may revise the boundaries of the monument to include therein not more than one hundred and thirty additional acres of land adjacent to, contiguous to, or in the vicinity of, the existing monument.