16 USC 410gggg: Homestead National Historical Park; establishment
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

16 USC 410gggg: Homestead National Historical Park; establishment Text contains those laws in effect on October 23, 2021
From Title 16-CONSERVATIONCHAPTER 1-NATIONAL PARKS, MILITARY PARKS, MONUMENTS, AND SEASHORESSUBCHAPTER LIX-EEE-HOMESTEAD NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK

§410gggg. Homestead National Historical Park; establishment

The Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to acquire, on behalf of the United States, by gift, purchase, or condemnation, the south half of the northwest quarter, the northeast quarter of the northwest quarter, and the southwest quarter of the northeast quarter section 26, township 4 north, range 5 east, of the sixth principal meridian, Gage County, Nebraska, the same being the first homestead entered upon under the General Homestead Act of May 20, 1862, by Daniel Freeman, and that when so acquired, the said area be designated the "Homestead National Historical Park".

(Mar. 19, 1936, ch. 157, §1, 49 Stat. 1184 ; Pub. L. 116–328, §1(a), Jan. 13, 2021, 134 Stat. 5099 .)

References in Text

The General Homestead Act, referred to in text, is act May 20, 1862, ch. 75, 12 Stat. 392 . See chapter 7 (§161 et seq.) of Title 43, Public Lands.

Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 450u of this title.

Amendments

2021-Pub. L. 116–328 substituted "designated the 'Homestead National Historical Park'." for "designated 'The Homestead National Monument of America.' "

Change of Name

Pub. L. 116–328, §1(b), Jan. 13, 2021, 134 Stat. 5099 , provided that: "Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the United States to the unit of the National Park System known as 'The Homestead National Monument of America' shall be considered to be a reference to the 'Homestead National Historical Park'."

Homestead National Monument of America Additions

Pub. L. 107–332, Dec. 16, 2002, 116 Stat. 2871 , known as the Homestead National Monument of America Additions Act, provided for addition of certain parcels of private and State-owned land to the Homestead National Monument of America and authorized appropriations and cooperative agreements with the appropriate State and local governments.

Pub. L. 91–411, Sept. 25, 1970, 84 Stat. 863 , provided for addition of the Freeman School to the Homestead National Monument of America in Nebraska and authorized appropriation of not more than $50,000 for rehabilitation and development of the Freeman School.