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works and relics of prehistoric man, and prehistoric sites or antiquities within each national park;
(c) The preservation of scenic beauties and natural conditions when not inconsistent with the full enjoyment and purposes for which the particular park or area, where the same are located,
was established. § 132. Fish and game in general The rules and regulations promulgated by the Secretary shall:
(a) provide for the protection of animals and birds in National Park System areas from capture or destruction;
(b) provide against their being frightened or driven from National Park System areas, and
(c) prohibit their taking, for purposes of merchandise or profit, in areas title to which is vested in the United States. Fish shall not be taken out of the public waters of a National Park System area by means of seines, nets, traps, or by the use of drugs or any explosive substance or compounds, or in any other way than by hook and line, and then only at such seasons and in such times and manner as may be directed by the Secretary. § 133. Hunting prohibited
All hunting or the killing, wounding, or capturing at any time of any wild bird or animal is prohibited within the limits of a National Park System area, except as permitted pursuant to section 132 of this title. § 134. Forfeiture of property for violations of hunting and fish
ing regulations All guns, traps, nets, seines, fishing tackle, or means of transportation of every nature or description used by any person within the limits of a National Park System area when engaged in killing, trapping, ensnaring, taking, or capturing such wild birds, fish, or animals unlawfully or contrary to the rules and regulations promulgated by the Secretary shall be forfeited to the United States and may be seized by the officers or employees of the National Park System area in which the violation occurs and held, unless bonded, pending prosecution of any person or persons arrested under the charge of violating the provisions of section 132 or section 133 of this title. Upon conviction of the person or persons accused of using said guns, traps, nets, seines, fishing tackle, or means of transportation, forfeiture thereof shall be adjudicated as a penalty in addition to the other punishment
prescribed in section 144 of this title. The forfeiture of means of transportation shall be in the discretion of the court. The forfeited property shall be disposed of and accounted for by and under the authority of the Secretary. $ 135. Sale of matured, dead or down timber; charges for leases
and privileges The Secretary may sell and permit the removal of such matured or dead or down timber as he may deem necessary or advisable for the protection or improvement of any park or area, and may exact such charges as he deems proper for leases and all other privileges granted. $ 136. Revenues covered into Treasury; estimates for care of
park system and miscellaneous areas All the revenues of the National Park System and miscellaneous areas shall be covered into the Treasury to the credit of miscellaneous receipts, and the Secretary is directed to submit, annually, estimates of the amounts required for the care, maintenance, and development of the said park system and miscellaneous areas. 8 137. Reclamation projects
Whenever consistent with the purposes of a National Park System area the Secretary may, under rules and regulations adopted by him, permit the utilization of areas therein which are deemed necessary by the Bureau of Reclamation for the development and maintenance of a reclamation project. § 138. Voting rights
Persons residing in or on any National Park System lands and miscellaneous areas within the external boundaries of any given State shall have the right to establish a voting residence in said State by reason thereof, and the consequent right to vote at all elections within the county or city in which said land or lands upon which they reside are located upon like terms and conditions and to the same extent, as they would be entitled to vote in such county or city if jurisdiction of the lands on which they reside were not vested in the United States § 139. Alcoholic beverages
The United States shall have the power to regulate or prohibit the sale of or traffic in alcoholic beverages on lands within any National Park System area. If the sale of alcoholic beverages is prohibited by general law in the State outside of said lands, no alcoholic beverages shall be sold on said lands contained in said National Park System area. However, if the general laws of the State in which the area is located permit the sale of alcoholic beverages, then any regulations of the United States relating to such sales on said lands shall conform as nearly as possible to the regulatory provisions in accordance with which such sales are permitted in the State outside of said park lands. Nothing in this section shall be construed as reserving to the State power to require licenses of persons engaged in the sale of intoxicating beverages on lands within said National Park System area, nor the power to require that any sales be made through official liquor stores. § 140. Trespassers; forest fires
The Secretary shall cause adequate measures to be taken for the punishment of trespassers, the removal of unlawful occupants, intruders and disorderly persons and the prevention and extinguishment of forest fires.
§ 141. Unlawful acts; misdemeanors
Possession within a National Park System area of the dead bodies or any part thereof of any wild bird, fish or animal is unlawful, except as permitted pursuant to section 132 of this title. Any person or persons, carrier or transportation company, who knows or has reason to believe that such wild birds, fish or animals were taken or killed contrary to law or the rules and regulations promulgated by the Secretary, and who receives for transportation the dead bodies or any part thereof of the wild birds, fish, or animals so taken or killed, or who shall violate any of the other provisions of the laws governing National Park System areas, or the rules and regulations, with reference to the management and care of the said areas, or for the protection of the property therein, for the preservation from injury or spoliation of timber, mineral deposits, natural curiosities, or wonderful objects within said areas, or for the protection of the animals, birds, and fish in said areas, or who shall within said parks commit any vandalism, damage, injury, or spoliation to or upon any building, fence, sign, hedge, gate, guidepost, tree, wood, underwood, timber, garden, crops, vegetables, plants, land, springs, mineral deposits, natural curiosities, or other matter or thing growing or being thereon, or situated therein, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. § 142. Removal, disturbance, destruction, or molestation of ruins
Any person or persons who in any manner wilfully removes, disturbs, destroys, or molests any of the ruins, mounds, buildings, graves, relics, or other evidence of an ancient civilization or other property from any National Park System area shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be required to restore the property disturbed, removed or destroyed, if possible.
§ 143. General penal clause
Whoever violates any provision of Part I of this title or any rule or regulation made pursuant thereto, and whoever is an accessory to such violation, for which a specific penalty is not provided shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. § 144. Penalty for misdemeanor
Any person convicted of an offense declared to be a misdemeanor under the provisions of Part I of this title shall be fined not more than $500, or imprisoned not more than six months, or both. § 145. Actions on account of wrongful death or personal injury
within areas which are part of National Park System In the case of the death of any person by the neglect or wrongful act of another within the National Park System within the exterior boundaries of any State, such right of action shall exist as though the areas were under the jurisdiction of the State within whose exterior boundaries such area may be; and in any action brought to recover on account of injuries sustained in any such area the rights of the parties shall be governed by the laws of the State within the exterior boundaries of which it may be. § 146. Limitation on further extension or establishment of na
tional monuments in Wyoming The Secretary shall undertake no further extension or establishment of national parks or monuments except by express authorization of Congress.
CHAPTER 7-ACADIA NATIONAL PARK-MAINE Sec. 171. Location; continuance as park. 172. Acceptance of donations of property in Hancock and Knox counties. 173. Addition to park. 174. Naval radio station, Seawall, Maine; transfer as an addition to park
authorized. 175. Specific exchange of lands authorized. 176. Transfer of certain lands to Department of the Navy; conditions. 177. Retransfer authorized.
$ 171. Location; continuance as park
The Acadia National Park, situated on Mount Desert Island in the County of Hancock and State of Maine, established as the Sieur de Monts National Monument, July 8, 1916, by Proclamation and as a national park, February 26, 1919, and embracing the island summit of Mount Desert Island and about five thousand acres of adjacent lands together with certain separated areas, shall continue as a national park as limited by boundaries established or changed conformably to law.
§ 172. Acceptance of donations of property in Hancock and Knox
counties The Secretary may accept, in behalf of the United States, lands, easements, and buildings donated for the extension of the Acadia National Park lying within the bounds of Hancock County, together with such islands in Knox County adjoining, as lie to the east and south of the main ship channel through Penobscot Bay, which complete the archipelago of which Mount Desert Island forms the dominant and largest unit. § 173. Addition to park
There shall be added to said park a tract of land in the State of Maine, County of Hancock, acquired by the Home Owners' Loan Corporation through the foreclosure of that certain mortgage deed, dated October 20, 1933, executed to the corporation by Percy B. Russell and Florence L. Russell, and appearing in book 642, page 389, of the Register of Deeds of Hancock County, State of Maine. § 174. Naval radio station, Seawall, Maine; transfer as an addi
tion to park authorized The Secretary of the Navy may transfer to the control and jurisdiction of the Secretary as an addition to the Acadia National Park all that tract of land containing two hundred and twenty-three acres, more or less, with improvements thereon, comprising the former naval radio station at Seawall, town of Southwest Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, said tract being no longer needed for naval purposes. $ 175. Specific exchange of lands authorized
For the purpose of consolidating Federal holdings of land within Acadia National Park, the Secretary is authorized to accept, on behalf of the United States, approximately fifty-eight acres of non-Federal land within the authorized park boundaries, such land to be conveyed to the United States without cost by Mr. John D. Rockefeller, Junior. Upon acceptance of title thereto by the United States, such property shall be subject to all laws and regulations applicable to the park. In exchange for the conveyance to the United States of the aforesaid property, the Secretary is authorized to convey to Mr. John D. Rockefeller, Junior, or to such agency as he may designate, for purposes of the Jackson Memorial Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine, approximately five acres of federally owned land within the park adjacent to the laboratory properties.