1
 See References in Text note below.
and not less than $100,000,000 to be appropriated annually pursuant to chapter 69 of title 31 including not less than $5,000,000 annually to carry out the purposes of
Editorial Notes
References in Text

The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (91 Stat. 445), referred to in subsec. (b), is Pub. L. 95–87, Aug. 3, 1977, 91 Stat. 445, as amended. Title III of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 was formerly classified generally to subchapter III (§ 1221 et seq.) of chapter 25 of Title 30, Mineral Lands and Mining, prior to the replacement of subchapter III by Pub. L. 98–409. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1201 of Title 30 and Tables.

Codification

In subsec. (b), “chapter 69 of title 31” and “section 6904 of title 31” substituted for “the Act of October 20, 1976 (90 Stat. 2662; 31 U.S.C. 1601, et. seq.)” and “section 3 of said Act [31 U.S.C. 1603]”, respectively, on authority of Pub. L. 97–258, § 4(b), Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1067, the first section of which enacted Title 31, Money and Finance.

Subsec. (d) of this section is set out as a note under section 1734 of this title.

Amendments

2014—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 113–287, § 5(l)(3)(B), (C), substituted “division A of subtitle III of title 54” for “the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (80 Stat. 915; 16 U.S.C. 470)” and “chapter 2005 of title 54” for “the Urban Park and Recreation Recovery Act of 1978 (92 Stat. 3538; 16 U.S.C. 2501, et seq.)”.

Pub. L. 113–287, § 5(l)(3)(A), which directed substitution of “chapter 2003 of title 54” for “the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (78 Stat; 897; 16 U.S.C. 460z)” was executed by making the substitution for “the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (78 Stat. 897; 16 U.S.C. 460z)” to reflect the probable intent of Congress.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Change of Name

“United States Bureau of Mines” substituted for “Bureau of Mines” in subsec. (e)(3) pursuant to section 10(b) of Pub. L. 102–285, set out as a note under section 1 of Title 30, Mineral Lands and Mining. For provisions relating to closure and transfer of functions of the United States Bureau of Mines, see note set out under section 1 of Title 30.

Circular of Office of Management and Budget and Similar Orders or Directives Inapplicable to Certain Public Land Activities Without Affecting Other Authorizations; Congressional Findings

Pub. L. 98–540, § 3, Oct. 24, 1984, 98 Stat. 2718, provided that:

“(a)
The Congress finds that—
“(1)
the public lands administered by the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service contain valuable wildlife, scenery, natural and historic features, and other resources;
“(2)
the Congress has specified the duties and responsibilities of the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to balance the conservation and protection of these public lands and resources with permitted uses in ways Congress has found to be appropriate for each of the various land areas;
“(3)
the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service are currently under congressional mandates to maintain sufficient visitor and recreational services in our national parks, campgrounds, and wildlife refuges;
“(4)
the Congress has authorized the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to contract for the provision of certain facilities, accommodations, and services by non-Federal entities, but with certain limitations that reflect the values and appropriate management policies of the various conservation areas, parks, wildlife refuges, and other public lands;
“(5)
expansion of the contracting authority of the managers of these conservation areas, parks, wildlife refuges, and lands should be considered only after careful study of the existing management mandates and contracting authorities; and
“(6)
management and regulation of natural resources on Federal lands are inherently Government functions and should be performed by Federal employees.
“(b)
(1)
(A)
The provisions of Office of Management and Budget Circular A–76 and any similar provisions in any other order or directive shall not apply to activities conducted by the National Park Service, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Bureau of Land Management which involve ten full time equivalents (FTE) or less.
“(B)
For fiscal years 1985 through and including 1988, no contracts, for activities conducted by the National Park Service, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, or the Bureau of Land Management which have been subject to the provisions of Office of Management and Budget Circular A–76 or any similar provision in any other order or directive, shall be entered into by the United States until funds have been specifically provided therefore by an Act of Congress.
“(2)
Nothing in this section shall prevent the National Park Service, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Bureau of Land Management from entering into contracts for services and materials under provisions of law and rules, regulations, orders, and policies other than the circular referred to in paragraph (1) or any similar order or directive.”

Executive Documents
Termination of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands

For termination of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, see note set out preceding section 1681 of Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions.