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PUBLIC LAW 88-655-OCT. 13, 1964
Public Law 88-655 AN ACT
October 13, 1964
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to cooperate with the State of Wisconsin in the designation and administration of the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve in the State of Wisconsin, and for other purposes.
[H. R. 1096]
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Ice United States of America in Congress assembled, That it is the pur-tional Age NaScientific pose of this Act to assure protection, preservation, and interpretation ^° of the nationally significant values of Wisconsin continental glaciation, including moraines, eskers, kames, kettleholes, drumlins, swamps, lakes, and other reminders of the ice age. SEC. 2. (a) To implement the purpose of this Act, the Secretary of ^^comprehensive the Interior (hereinafter called the "Secretary/;"), in cooperation with State and local governmental authorities of Wisconsin, may formulate within two years after this Act takes effect a comprehensive plan for the protection, preservation, and interpretation of outstanding examples of continental glaciation in Wisconsin; but he shall not spend more than $50,000 of Federal funds thereon. (b) When the comprehensive plan is completed and the Secretary Hl^^ *° ^'°"" is satisfied that State legislation exists for the preservation of the Publication in nationally significant features of the reserve, open to the people of Federal Register, the entire Nation, he shall transmit copies thereof to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives and may, ninety days thereafter and after consulting with the Governor of the State of Wisconsin, publish notice in the Federal Register of the establishment of the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve and of the boundaries thereof, which boundaries shall comprise lands owned or to be acquired by the State and local governments of Wisconsin in the following areas: (1) Eastern area (portions of the northern unit of the Kettle Moraine Stat© Forest and Campbellsport drumlin area); (2) Central area (portions of Devil's Lake State Park); (3) Northwestern area (portions of Chippewa County); (4) Related areas (other areas in the State of Wisconsin which the Secretary and the Governor of Wisconsin agree upon as significant examples of continental glaciation). (c) Any area outside of the national forests that the Secretary and other^arias.°^ the Governor of Wisconsin agree has significant examples of con- Publication in tinental glaciation but is not described in the original notice may be ^^^^*^^ Register. included in the reserve by the Secretary after notice to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives and publication in the Federsil Register, as hereinbefore provided, and any area that they consider to be no longer desirable as a part of the reserve may be excluded from it by the Secretary in the same manner. SEC. 3. The Secretary may grant financial assistance to the State of J^H^^l'^^ "^" Wisconsin for its acquisition of lands and interests in lands lying Wisconsin. within the area desi^ated as the reserve. Any grant made under this section shall be only for lands or interests in land acquire by the State after establishment of the reserve, as provided in section 2, subsection (b), of this Act, and the total of all grants under this section shall not exceed $760,000 or 50 per centum of the fair market value of the lands or interests in land so acquired, including incidental acquisition costs, whichever is less, and shall be subject to terms and conditions prescribed by the Secretary. SEC. 4. The comprehensive plan presented by the Secretary to the ities and leni' President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representa- Idl.^"^ tives may include such recommendations, if any, as he and the Governor of the State of Wisconsin may wish to make with respect to