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necessary expenses incurred in making such proper examinations shall be paid and allowed such register and receiver in making up their next quarterly accounts. (June 3, 1878, ch. 150, § 2, 20 Stat. 88.)

§ 606. Same; offenses; punishment.-Any person or persons who shall violate the provisions of sections 604 and 605 of this title, or any rules and regulations in pursuance thereof made by the Secretary of the Interior, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction, shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $500, and to which may be added imprisonment for any term not exceeding six months. (June 3, 1878, ch, 150, $ 3, 20 Stat. 89.)

8 607. Cutting and removal of timber on certain public lands for certain purposes. In the States of Colorado, Montana, Idaho, North Dakota, and South Dakota, Wyoming, New Mexico, and Arizona, and the Territory of Alaska, and the gold and silver regions of Nevada, California, Oregon, Washington, and Utah in any criminal prosecution or civil action by the United States for a trespass on such public timber lands or to recover timber or lumber cut thereon it shall be a defense if the defendant shall show that the said timber was so cut or removed from the timber lands for use in such State or Territory by a resident thereof for agricultural, mining, and manufacturing, or domestic purposes under rules and regulations made and prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior and has not been transported out of the same, but nothing herein contained shall operate to enlarge the rights of any railway company to cut timber on the public domain. The Secretary of the Interior may make suitable rules and regulations to carry out the provisions of this section, and he may designate the sections or tracts of land where timber may be cut, and it shall not be lawful to cut or remove any timber except as may be prescribed by such rules and regulations, but this section shall not operate to repeal sections 604-606 of this title. (Mar. 3, 1891, ch. 559, 26 Stat. 1093; Mar. 3, 1891, ch, 561, $ 8, 26 Stat. 1099; Feb. 13, 1893, ch. 103; 27 Stat. 444; July 1, 1898, ch. 546, § 1, 30 Stat. 618; Mar. 3, 1901, ch. 855, 31 Stat. 1436; Mar. 3, 1901, ch. 862, 31 Stat. 1439.),

8 608. Permits to cut and remove timber; citizens of Malheur County, Oregon.—It shall be lawful for the Secretary of the Interior to grant permits under the provisions of section 607 of this title to citizens of Malheur County, Oregon, to cut timber in the State of Idaho for agriculture, mining, or other domestic purposes, and to remove the timber so cut to Malheur County, State of Oregon. (Mar. 3, 1919, ch. 111, 40 Stat. 1321.)

.8 609. Same; citizens of Modoc County, California. It shall be lawful for the Secretary of the Interior to grant permits under the provisions of section 607 of this title, to citizens of Modoc County, California, to cut timber in the State of Nevada for agricultural, mining, or other domestic purposes, and to remove the timber so cut to Modoc County, State of California. (Mar. 3, 1919, ch. 115, 40 Stat. 1322.)

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8 610. Same; citizens of Washington County and Kane County, Utah.— It shall be lawful for the Secretary of the Interior to grant permits under the provisions of section 607 of this title, to citizens of Washington County and of Kane County, Utah, to cut timber on the public lands of the counties of Mohave and Coconino, Arizona, for agricultural, mining, or other domestic purposes, and remove the timber so cut to said Washington County and Kane County, Utah. (Feb. 27, 1922, ch. 82, 42 Stat. 398.)

8 611. Same; citizens of Idaho and Wyoming.-It shall be lawful for the Secretary of the Interior to grant permits under the provisions of section 607 of this title, to citizens of Idaho and Wyoming to cut timber in the State of Wyoming west of the Continental Divide on the Snake River and its tributaries to the boundary line of Idaho, for agricultural, mining, or other domestic purposes, and to remove the timber so cut to the State of Idaho. (Mar. 3, 1891, ch. 561, § 8, 26 Stat, 1099; July 1, 1898, ch. 546, § 1, 30 Stat. 618.).

8 613. Same; limitations of use of timber taken not to apply to certain territory. The provisions of section 607 of this title, limiting the use of timber taken from public lands to residents of the State in which such timber is found, for use within said State, shall not apply to the south slope of Pryor Mountains, in the State of Montana, lying south of the Crow Reservation, west of the Big Horn River, and east of Sage Creek; but within the above-described boundaries the provisions of said section shall apply equally to the residents of the States of Wyoming and Montana and to the use of timber taken from the above-described tract in either of the above-named States. (Mar. 3, 1891, ch. 561, § 8, 26 Stat. 1099; Mar. 3, 1901, ch. 862, 31 Stat. 1439.)

8 616. Exportation of timber cut on national forest or public land in Alaska.—Timber lawfully cut on any national forest, or on the public lands in Alaska, may be exported from the State or Territory where grown if, in the judgment of the Secretary of the department administering the national forests, or the public lands in Alaska, the supply of timber for local use will not be endangered thereby, and the respective Secretaries concerned are hereby authorized to issue rules and regulations to carry out the purposes of this section. (Apr. 12, 1926, ch. 117, 44 Stat. 242.)

GAME AND BIRD PRESERVES: PROTECTION § 675. Custer State Park Game Sanctuary; establishment. There is designated as the Custer State Park Game Sanctuary such areas, not exceeding forty-six thousand acres, of the Harney National Forest, and adjoining or in the vicinity of the Custer State Park, in the State of South Dakota, as should, in the opinion of the President of the United States, be set aside for the protection of game animals and birds, and be recognized as a breeding place therefor. (June 5, 1920, ch. 247, § 1, 41 Stat. 986; June 7, 1924, ch. 324, 43 Stat. 632.)

§ 676. Same; hunting, etc. in; regulation; punishment.—Hunting, trapping, killing, or capturing of game animals and birds

upon the lands of the United States designated in section 675 of this title shall be unlawful, except under such regulations as may be prescribed from time to time by the Secretary of the Interior; and any person violating such regulations or the provisions of sections 675-678 of this title shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall, upon conviction in any United States court of competent jurisdiction, be fined in a sum not exceeding $1,000, or be imprisoned for a period not exceeding one year, or shall suffer both fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court. It is the purpose of this section to protect from trespass the public lands of the United States and the game animals and birds which may be thereon, and not to interfere with the operation of the local game laws as affecting private or State lands. (June 5, 1920, ch. 247, SS 2, 3, 41 Stat. 986; Reorg. Plan No. II, SS 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 Fed. Reg. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

8 677. Same; inclosure.—The State of South Dakota is hereby authorized and permitted to erect and maintain a good substantial fence, inclosing in whole or in part Custer State Park Game Sanctuary. The State shall erect and maintain such gates in this fence as may be required by the authorized agents of the Federal Government in administering this game sanctuary and the adjoining national forest lands, and may erect and maintain such additional inclosures as may be agreed upon with the Secretary of the Interior. The right of the State to maintain this fence shall continue so long as Custer State Park Game Sanctuary is also given similar protection by the laws of the State of South Dakota. (June 5, 1920, ch. 247, § 4, 41 Stat. 986; Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 Fed. Reg. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

§. 678. Sąme; exchange of lands with State of South Dakota.Upon recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of the Interior may patent to the State of South Dakota not to exceed one thousand six hundred acres of nonmineral national forest lands not otherwise appropriated or withdrawn within the areas of Custer State Park Game Sanctuary: Provided, That the State of South Dakota conveys to the Government good and sufficient title to other lands of equal value owned by the State and lying within the exterior boundaries of a national forest in the State of South Dakota and approved by the Secretary of Agriculture as equally desirable for national forest purposes, the lands thus conveyed to the Government to become a part of the national forest. This shall not operate to restrict any selection rights which the State may have or may be hereafter granted, excepting as to the specific lands conveyed to the Government under authority of this section. (June 5, 1920, ch. 247, § 5, 41 Stat. 986.)

8 689. Tahquitz National Game Preserve.--There is hereby created within the San Bernardino National Forest in Riverside County, California, for the protection of game animals, and as the recognized breeding place therefor, the Tahquitz National Game Preserve, which shall include the following lands: Sections 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34 and 35, township 3 south, range 3 east, San Bernardino meridian; sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14,

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15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 33, 34, 35, and 36, township 4 south, range 3 east, San Bernardino meridian; and sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 24, township 5 south, range 3 east, San Bernardino meridian; but the establishment of this reservation shall not interfere with any existing right or withdrawals made prior to July 3, 1926: Provided, That all the land with the exterior boundary of the aforesaid tract shall first become the property of the United States.

That where the Government survey has not been completed the aforesaid description shall be deemed to refer to and be determined by lines projected from the official survey. (July 3, 1926, ch. 776, § 1, 44 Stat. 889.)

8 689a. Same; other uses of land permitted.--The lands included in said game preserve shall continue to be parts of the national forest and nothing contained in sections 689-689d of this title shall prevent the Secretary of the Interior from permitting other uses of said lands under and in conformity with the laws and rules and regulations applicable thereto so far as any such use may be consistent with the purposes for which said game preserve is established. (July 3, 1926, ch. 776, § 2, 44 Stat. 889; Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 Fed. Reg. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

8 689b. Same; hunting, etc., prohibited; penalties. On lands within the game preserve established in section 689 of this title, hunting, pursuing, poisoning, killing, or capturing by trapping, netting, or any other means, or attempting to hunt, pursue, kill, or capture any wild animals or birds for any purpose whatever upon the lands of the United States within the limits of said game preserve shall be unlawful except as provided in sections 689c, 689d of this title, and any person violating any provision of this section or any of the rules and regulations made under the provisions of sections 689-689d of this title shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction in any United States court, be fined in a sum not exceeding $500, or be imprisoned for a period not exceeding six months, or shall suffer both the fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court. (July 3, 1926, ch. 776, § 3, 44 Stat. 889.)

§ 689c. Same; rules and regulations; predatory animals.—The Secretary of the Interior shall execute the provisions of sections 689-689d of this title, and he is hereby authorized to make all needful rules and regulations for the administration of such game preserves in accordance with the purposes of said sections, including regulations for hunting, capturing, or killing predatory animals, such as wolves, coyotes, cougar, and other species destructive to livestock or wildlife within the limits of said game preserve. (July 3, 1926, ch. 776, § 4, 44 Stat. 889; Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 Fed. Reg. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

8 689d. Same; acceptance of title to privately owned lands.The Secretary of the Interior is authorized in his discretion to accept, on behalf of the United States, title to any lands in private

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ownership within the boundaries of the game preserve established hereby, and make exchange therefor under the provisions of section 485 of this title. (July 3, 1926, ch. 776, § 5, 44 Stat. 889; Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 Fed. Reg. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

§ 692. Game sanctuaries or refuges in Ocala National Forest; creation. The President of the United States is authorized to designate as game refuges such lands of the United States within the Ocala National Forest, in the State of Florida, -as in his judgment should be set aside for the protection of game animals and birds, but it is not intended that the lands so designated shall cease to be parts of the national forest within which they are located, and the establishment of such game sanctuaries or refuges shall not prevent the Secretary of Agriculture from permitting other uses of the lands under and in conformity with the laws and regulations applicable thereto so far as such uses may be consistent with the purposes for which such game sanctuaries or refuges are established. (June 28, 1930, ch. 709, § 1, 46 Stat. 827.)

§ 692a. Same; unlawful acts; penalty.-When such game sanctuaries or refuges have been established as provided in section 692 of this title, the hunting, pursuing, poisoning, killing, or capturing by trapping, netting, or any other means, or attempting to hunt, pursue, kill, or capture any game animals or birds upon the lands of the United States within the limits of such game sanctuaries or refuges, except as provided in this section, shall be unlawful, and any person violating any of the provisions of this section, or any of the rules and regulations made thereunder, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction in any United States court, be fined in a sum not exceeding $500 or imprisonment not more than six months, or both. (June 28, 1930, ch. 709, § 2, 46 Stat. 828.)

$ 693. Game sanctuaries and refuges in Ouachita National Forest. For the purpose of providing breeding places and for the protection and administration of game animals, birds, and fish, the President of the United States is hereby authorized, upon the recommendation of the Secretary of the Interior, to establish by public proclamation certain specified areas within the Ouachita National Forest as game sanctuaries and refuges. (June 13, 1933, ch. 63, § 1, 48 Stat. 128; Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 Fed. Reg. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

8 693a. Same; rules and regulations; violations; penalties.The Secretary of the Interior shall execute the provisions of this section and section 693, and he is hereby authorized to prescribe all general rules and regulations for the administration of such game sanctuaries and refuges, and violation of such rules and regulations shall be punished by fine of not more than $500 or imprisonment for not more than six months or both. (June 13, 1933, ch. 63, § 2, 48 Stat. 128; Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 Fed. Reg. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

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