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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1980

PUBLIC LAW 96-607—DEC. 28, 1980

94 STAT. 3541

limited to the mound area depicted on the above referenced map plus such other lands immediately adjacent to the mounds so as to assure adequate access and protection to the area: Provided, That the total area acquired in fee shall not exceed one hundred and fifty acres. Access to lands in the vicinity of the mounds by existing roadways shall in no manner be encumbered by Federal acquisition or by the administration of the monument. (b) Within the boundary of the national monument, the Secretary is authorized to acquire lands and waters by donation, purchase with donated or appropriated funds, transfer from any other Federal agency, or exchange. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, Federal lands in the vicinity of the monument which are determined to be surplus to the needs of the United States shall upon the request of the Secretary be transferred to the Secretary for use by him in acquiring lands within the monument by exchange. (c) The Secretary shall, in consultation with interested organizations and individuals, investigate other sites in the region which contain archeological data illustrating the prehistoric Hopewellian civilization that flourished in the Eastern United States, and as a part of this investigation he shall identify those sites which he determines should be protected as part of the Mound City Group National Monument. Not later than two complete fiscal years from the effective date of this section, the Secretary shall transmit a report of his investigation to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the United States House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate, together with his recommendations for such further legislation as may be appropriate. (d) There is authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this section, not to exceed $1,000,000 for the acquisition of lands and waters and not to exceed $100,000 for the development of facilities and the conduct of archeological investigations on the properties acquired pursuant to this section. TITLE VIII

Procurement of lands and waters.


Report to congressional committees.

Appropriation authorization.


SEC. 801. The first two sections of the Act entitled "An Act to Ansley Wilcox House, provide for the acquisition and preservation of the real property acquisition. known as the Ansley Wilcox House in Buffalo, New York, as a 16 USC 461 note. national historic site", approved November 2, 1966 (Public Law 89-708), are amended to read as follows: "That, notwithstanding any 80 Stat, 1101 other provision of law, the Secretary of the Interior shall acquire on behalf of the United States the real property described in section 3 of this Act, known as the Ansley Wilcox House, which real property is of national historic significance as the place in which Theodore Roosevelt took the oath of office as President of the United States on September 14, 1901, following the assassination of President William McKinley. Such property is hereby designated as the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site. "SEC. 2. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the property referred to in the first section of this Act shall be administered by the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the National Park Service, in accordance with this section and provisions of law generally applicable to units of the National Park System, including the Act entitled 'An Act to establish a National Park Service, and for other purposes', approved August 25, 1916 (39 Stat. 535; 16 U.S.C. 1,


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