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to be bounded on the north and northwest by the time deem necessary to carry out the purposes waters of Devils Lake, and on the west and south- of sections 6742–674c of this title. (Mar. 3, 1931, west by a stream which flows through lands uncov ch. 439, $ 4, 46 Stat. 1510.) ered by the recession of the waters of Devils Lake,

8 675. Custer State Park Game Sanctuary; establishapproximately midway between lots 10 and 11, sec

ment. tion 17; lots 1, 2, 6, and 8, section 16; and lot 2, sec

There is designated as the Custer State Park Game tion 9; lots 3, 4, and 5, section 16, township 152 north,

Sanctuary such areas, not exceeding forty-six thourange 65 west, fifth principal meridian, as meandered

sand acres, of the Harney National Forest, and adon the official plats of survey approved June 23, 1904,

joining or in the vicinity of the Custer State Park, and June 2, 1927: Provided, That the said game pre

in the State of South Dakota, as should, in the opinserve is to be made available to the public for recre

ion of the President of the United States, be set aside ational purposes insofar as consistent with the use

for the protection of game animals and birds, and of this area as a game preserve: Provided further,

be recognized as a breeding place therefor. (June That hunting shall not be permitted on said game

5, 1920, ch. 247, § 1, 41 Stat. 986; June 7, 1924, ch. preserve. (Mar. 3, 1931, ch. 439, § 1, 46 Stat. 1509;

324, 43 Stat. 632.) 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F. R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

8 676. Same; hunting, trapping, killing, or capturing

game unlawful. TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

When such areas have been designated as provided Transfer of functions of Secretary of Agriculture to Secretary of the Interior, see note under section 671 of for in section 675 of this title, hunting, trapping, this title.

killing, or capturing of game animals and birds upon 8 674b. Sullys Hill National Game Preserve; acquisi.

the lands of the United States within the limits of tion of additional lands.

said areas shall be unlawful, except under such reguThe Secretary of the Interior is authorized to ac- lations as may be prescribed from time to time by quire, by purchase or otherwise, after July 1, 1932, an the Secretary of Agriculture. (June 5, 1920. ch. 247. area of land not to exceed three thousand acres, at an

$82, 3, 41 Stat. 986; June 25, 1948, ch. 645, § 11, average cost of not more than $10 per acre, with the 62 Stat. 860.)

AMENDMENTS improvements thereon, situated on the east and south of said preserve as described in section 674a of this

1948—Act June 25, 1948, amended section by omitting

penal provisions which are covered by section 41 of Title title, within sections 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 22, 23, and

18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure. 24, township 152 north, range 65 west, fifth principal

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1948 AMENDMENT meridian, said lands, upon acquisition by the United .. States, to become a part of the Sullys Hill National

National Section 20 of act June 25, 1948, provided that the

amendment of this section should be effective as of Game Preserve. (Mar. 3, 1931, ch. 439, § 2, 46 Stat.

Sept. 1, 1948. 1509; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F. R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

8 677. Same; inclosure.

The State of South Dakota is authorized and TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Transfer of functions of Secretary of Agriculture to

permitted to erect and maintain a good substanSecretary of the Interior, see note under section 671 of tial fence, inclosing in whole or in part Custer State this title.

Park Game Sanctuary. The State shall erect and 8 674c. Same; boundary and division fences; buildings

maintain such gates in this fencé as may be required and improvements; supplies; employees.

by the authorized agents of the Federal GovernThe Secretary of the Interior is authorized to con- ment in administering this game sanctuary and the struct and maintain such boundary and division adjoining national forest lands, and may erect and fences as are required to inclose and subdivide the maintain such additional inclosures as may be agreed preserve; to construct such buildings and improve upon with the Secretary of Agriculture. The right ments, to install and maintain a suitable water-sup- of the State to maintain this fence shall continue ply and sanitary system, to purchase such supplies, so long as Custer State Park Game Sanctuary is also and to employ such assistants as are necessary for given similar protection by the laws of the State of the maintenance of the preserve and the improve- South Dakota. (June 5, 1920, ch. 247, § 4, 41 Stat. ments thereon and for the accommodation of visi- 986.) tors thereto. (Mar. 3, 1931, ch. 439, $ 3, 46 Stat. 1510;

8 678. Same; exchange of lands with State of South 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 Dakota. F. R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

Upon recommendation of the Secretary of AgriTRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

culture, the Secretary of the Interior may patent Transfer of functions of Secretary of Agriculture to to the State of South Dakota not to exceed one Secretary of the Interior, see note under section 671 of

thousand six hundred acres of nonmineral national this title.

forest lands not otherwise appropriated or with$ 674d. Same; appropriation.

drawn within the areas of Custer State Park Game There is authorized to be appropriated out of Sanctuary: Provided, That the State of South Daany moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appro- kota conveys to the Government good and sufficient priated such sums as Congress shall from time to title to other lands of equal value owned by the

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State and lying within the exterior boundaries of ern boundary of the sanctuary lying north of Custer a national forest in the State of South Dakota and State Park is redefined as follows: approved by the Secretary of Agriculture as equally Beginning at the east quarter corner of section 7, desirable for national forest purposes, the lands thus township 2 south, range 5 east, Black Hills meridian; conveyed to the Government to become a part of the thence south along said section line to its intersection national forest. This shall not operate to restrict with a line three hundred feet north of the Horse any selection rights which the State may have or Thief Lake Road; thence southwesterly along a line may be hereafter granted, excepting as to the spe three hundred feet northwesterly from the center cific lands conveyed to the Government under au- line of said road and running approximately parallel thority of this section. (June 5, 1920, ch. 247, § 5, thereto to the intersection of said road with United 41 Stat. 986.)

States Highway 85A; thence southerly along a line TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

three hundred feet west of United States Highway Transfer of functions of Secretary of Agriculture to 85A and approximately parallel thereto to the presSecretary of the Interior, see note under section 671 of ent south boundary of said sanctuary in section 3 this title.

south, range 4 east, Black Hills meridian. (June 24, 8 678a. Same; mining locations; rules and regulations. 1948, ch. 611, $ 2, 62 Stat. 581.) Subject to the conditions herein provided, mining

$ 679. Same; patents to State of South Dakota of cer. locations may be made under the general mining tain lands in park; reservation of coal, oil, gas, laws of the United States on lands of the United and other mineral rights. States situated within the exterior boundaries of that The Secretary of the Interior is authorized and portion of the Harney National Forest designated as directed to issue to the State of South Dakota patthe Custer State Park Game Sanctuary, South ents conveying title, but reserving the minerals Dakota, created pursuant to the provisions of sec

therein, to any unpatented lands of the United tions 675—678 of this title. A locator shall have the States held or claimed by virtue of locations made right to occupy and use so much of the surface of

prior to March 3, 1925, under the United States genthe land covered by the location as may be reason

eral mining laws, within the Custer State Park, not ably necessary to carry on prospecting and mining,

exceeding a total of two thousand acres, upon payincluding the taking of mineral deposits and timber

ment to the United States of $1.25 per acre therefor, required by or in the mining operations, and no per

and upon evidence being furnished that all claim, mit shall be required or charge made for such use

right, title, and interest of such claimants have been or occupancy: Provided, however, That the mining

transferred to the State or have been abandoned. operations herein authorized shall be subject to such rules and regulations as the Secretary of Agriculture'

Patents so issued to the State of South Dakota shall may deem necessary in furtherance of the purposes

be conditioned upon the lands being used for park for which the said sanctuary was established: Pro

purposes, and provide for the reversion of the lands vided further, That the cutting and removal of tim

of the United States in the event of failure to so ber, except where clearing is necessary in connection

hold and use. The United States reserves all coal, with mining operations or to provide space for build- oil, gas, or other minerals in the lands patented ings or structures used in connection with mining under this section with the right, in case any of said operations, shall be conducted in accordance with patented lands are found by the Secretary of the the marking rules and timber sale practices applica- Interior to be more valuable for the minerals therein ble to the Harney National Forest, and no use of the than for park purposes, to provide, by special legissurface of the claim or the resources therefrom lation, having due regard for the rights of the State not reasonably required for carrying on mining and of South Dakota, for the disposition and extraction prospecting shall be allowed except under the na- of the coal, oil, gas or other minerals therein. The tional-forest rules and regulations, nor shall the provisions of this section are limited to lands lying locator prevent or obstruct other occupancy of the within the limits of the Custer State Park, within surface or use of surface resources under authority townships 3 and 4 south, range 6 east, and the east of national-forest regulations, or permits issued one-third of townships 3 and 4 south, range 5 east, thereunder, if such occupancy or use is not in conflict Black Hills meridian. (Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 465, 43 Stat. with mineral development: Provided further, That 1185.) the Secretary of Agriculture in his discretion may

8 680. Game animal and bird refuge in South Dakota; prohibit the location of mining claims within six

establishment. hundred and sixty feet of any Federal, State, or

Subject to valid rights and entries initiated under county road, and within such other areas where the

the public land laws, prior to June 7, 1924, any or location of mining claims would not be in the public

all of the following described lands in Government interest: And provided further, That no patent shall

ownership may be withdrawn from entry and dispobe issued by the United States on any location filed

sition by proclamation of the President for the purpursuant to the authority contained in this section. (June 24, 1948, ch. 611, § 1, 62 Stat. 580.)

pose of protecting and propagating antelope and

other game animals and birds: National forest 8 678b. Same; redefinition of western boundary. lands-Township 18 north, range 7 east, Black Hills

To facilitate administration for the purpose for meridian, section 24, south half, and south half north which the sanctuary has been established, the west- half; section 25, all; township 18 north, range 8

east, sections 17 to 20, inclusive; section 21, west half; sections 29 to 32, inclusive. Public lands— Township 18 north, range 7 east, sections 5 to 9, inclusive; sections 13 to 23, inclusive; section 24, north half north half; sections 26 to 36, inclusive; and those parts of sections 3, 4, 10, and 11 lying south and west of the Riva Road. The withdrawal of the lands herein authorized shall not affect withdrawals for national forest purposes made prior to June 7, 1924. (June 7, 1924, ch. 326, § 1, 43 Stat. 634.)

$ 681. Same; erection of fence by State.

The State of South Dakota is authorized and permitted to erect and maintain a good, substantial fence inclosing in whole or in part such areas as may be designated and set aside by the President under the authority of section 680 of this title. The State shall erect and maintain such gates in this fence as may be required by the authorized agents of the Federal Government in the administration of the national forest lands embraced therein, or to provide ingress and egress to persons occupying lands within said inclosure. The right of the State to maintain said fence shall continue so long as the area designated by the President shall be given protection by the laws of the State of South Dakota as a game refuge. (June 7, 1924, ch. 326, $ 2, 43 Stat. 634.) 8 682. Game refuge in Ozark National Forest.

The President of the United States is authorized to designate such national forest lands within the Ozark National Forest, within the State of Arkansas, as should, in his discretion, be set aside for the protection of game animals, birds, or fish; and, except under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of Agriculture may from time to time prescribe, it shall be unlawful for any person to hunt, catch, trap, willfully disturb, or kill any kind of game animal, game or nongame bird, or fish, or take the eggs of any such bird on any lands so set aside, or in or on the waters thereof. (Feb. 28, 1925, ch. 376, 43 Stat. 1091; Aug. 11, 1945, ch. 365, 59 Stat. 531; June 25, 1948, ch. 645, $ 12, 62 Stat. 861.)

AMENDMENTS 1948—Act June 25, 1948, amended section by omitting penal provisions which are covered by section 41 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, and by inserting provision relating to the unlawfulness in hunting, catching, etc., game animals, etc., under rules and regulations of the Secretary of Agriculture.

1945-Act Aug. 11, 1945, amended section by striking out last sentence which read "No lands within the present limits of the fourth congressional district shall be included in such designations."

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1948 AMENDMENT Section 20 of act June 25, 1948, provided that the amendment of this section should be effective as of Sept. 1, 1948.

500, 513—519, and 521 of this title, and Acts supplementary thereto and amendatory thereof, as should, in his opinion, be set aside for the protection of game animals, birds, or fish; and, except under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of Agriculture may from time to time prescribe, it shall be unlawful for any person to hunt, catch, trap, willfully disturb or kill any kind of game animal, game or nongame bird, or fish, or take the eggs of any such bird on any lands so set aside, or in or on the waters thereof. (Aug. 11, 1916, ch. 313, 39 Stat. 476; June 25, 1948, ch. 645, § 10, 62 Stat. 860.)

AMENDMENTS 1948-Act June 25, 1948, amended section by omitting penal provisions which are covered by section 41 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, and by inserting provision relating to the unlawfulness in hunting, catching, etc. game animals, etc. under rules and regulations of Secretary of Agriculture.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1948 AMENDMENT Section 20 of act June 25, 1948, provided that the amendment of this section should be effective as of Sept. 1, 1948. 8 684. Game breeding areas in Wichita and Grand

Canyon National Forests. The President of the United States is authorized to designate such areas in the Wichita National Forest and in the Grand Canyon National Forest as should, in his opinion, be set aside for the protection of game animals and birds and be recognized as a breeding place therefor. (Jan. 24. 1905. ch. 137, § 1, 33 Stat. 614; June 29, 1906, ch. 3593, § 1, 34 Stat. 607.) 8 685. Same; hunting, trapping, killing, or capturing

game unlawful. When such areas have been designated as provided for in section 684 of this title, hunting, trapping, killing, or capturing of game animals and birds upon the lands of the United States within the limits of said areas shall be unlawful, except under such regulations as may be prescribed from time to time, by the Secretary of the Interior.

When such areas have been designated as provided in section 684 of this title, hunting, trapping, killing, or capturing of game animals upon the lands of the United States within the limits of said areas shall be unlawful, except under such regulations as may be prescribed from time to time by the Secretary of Agriculture. (Jan. 24, 1905, ch. 137. § 2, 33 Stat. 614; June 29, 1906, ch. 3593, § 2, 34 Stat. 607: 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II. $ 4. (f). eff. July 1, 1939 4 F. R. 2731. 53 Stat. 1433: June 25. 1948. ch. 645. $$ 8, 9, 62 Stat. 860.)

8 683. Areas set aside for protection of game and fish;

unlawfully taking game or fish. The President of the United States is authorized to designate such areas on any lands which have been, or which may hereafter be, purchased by the United States under the provisions of sections 480,

CODIFICATION Words "in the Wichita National Forest and in the Grand Canyon National Forest” were inserted, and “Secretary of the Interior and Secretary of Agriculture, respectively" was substituted for "Secretary of Agriculture" because of 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, which transferred the Bureau of Biological Survey from the Department of Agriculture to the Department of the Interior. The Wichita National Forest, which was then administered by that Bureau, was affected by the transfer. However, the Grand Canyon National Forest was administered by the Forest Service and was consequently not affected.

AMENDMENTS 1948—Act June 25, 1948, amended section by omitting the penal provisions which are now covered by section 41 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, and by omitting reference to the Secretary of Agriculture.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1948 AMENDMENT Section 20 of act June 25, 1948, provided that the amendment of this section should be effective as of Sept. 1, 1948.

8 686. Same; operation of local game laws.

It is the purpose of sections 684 and 685 of this title 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, State, or Territorial lands. (Jan. 24, 1905, ch. 137, $ 3, 33 Stat. 614; June 29, 1906, ch. 3593, § 3, 34 Stat. 607.)

8 687. Same; Grand Canyon Game Preserve included

in Park. Such parts of the Grand Canyon National Game Preserve, designated under authority of section 684 of this title, as are included with the Grand Canyon National Park are excluded and eliminated from said game preserve. (Feb. 26, 1919, ch. 44, $ 9, 40 Stat. 1178.) 8 688. Sequoia National Game Preserve.

All parts of township 17 south, ranges 31 and 32 east, and township 18 south, range 31 east, Mount Diablo base and meridian, which are north of the hydrographic divide passing through Farewell Gap, and which are not added to and made part of the Sequoia National Park by the provisions of sections 688–689d of this title, are designated as the Sequoia National Game Refuge, and the hunting, trapping, killing, or capturing of birds and game or other wild animals upon the lands of the United States within the limits of the said area shall be unlawful, except under such regulations as may be prescribed from time to time by the Secretary of Agriculture: Provided, That it is the purpose of this section to protect from trespass the public lands of the United States and the game animals which may be thereon, and not to interfere with the operation of the local game laws as affecting private or State lands: Provided further, That the lands included in said game refuge shall continue to be parts of the Sequoia National Forest and nothing contained in this section shall prevent the Secretary of Agriculture from permitting other uses of said lands under and in conformity with the laws and rules and regulations applicable thereto so far as may be consistent with the purposes for which said game refuge is established. (July 3, 1926, ch. 744, $ 6, 44 Stat. 821; June 25, 1948, ch. 645, $ 13, 62 Stat. 861.)

AMENDMENTS 1948—Act June 25, 1948, amended section by omitting penal provisions which are covered by section 41 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1948 AMENDMENT Section 20 of act June 25, 1948, provided that the amendment of this section should be effective as of Sept. 1, 1948.

8 689. Tahquitz National Game Preserve.

There is 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, 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.) § 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 Agriculture 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.) 8 689b. Same; hunting, pursuing, capturing, unlawful.

On lands within the game preserve established in section 689a 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 hereinafter provided. (July 3, 1926, ch. 776, § 3, 44 Stat. 889; June 25, 1948, ch. 645, $ 14, 62 Stat. 861.)

AMENDMENTS

1948—Act June 25, 1948, amended section by omitting the penal provisions which are covered by section 41 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1948 AMENDMENT Section 20 of act June 25, 1948, provided that the amendment of this section should be effective as of Sept. 1, 1948. 8 689c. Same; rules and regulations; predatory ani

mals. The Secretary of Agriculture shall execute the provisions of sections 689—689d of this title, and he is authorized to make all needful rules and regulations for the administration of such game preserves in accordance with the purposes of said sections,

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including regulations for hunting, capturing, or kill ing 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.)

of the United States; and, except in the case of a lease, no payments shall be made by the United States for any such area until title thereto is satisfactory to the Attorney General. (Apr. 23 1928, ch. 413, $ 3, 45 Stat. 449; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, $ 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F. R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Transfer of functions of Secretary of Agriculture to Secretary of the Interior, see note under section 671 of this title.

3 689d. Same; acceptance of title to privately owned

lands.

Upon the recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture the Secretary of the Interior is authorized in his discretion to accept, on behalf of the United States, title to any lands in private ownership within the boundaries of the game preserve established, and make exchange therefor under the provisions of section 485 of this title. (July 3, 1926, ch. 776, § 5, 44 Stat. 889.) $ 690. Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge; establish

ment; acquisition of lands. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to construct. at Bear River Bay and vicinity. Utah. such dikes, ditches, spillways, buildings, and improvements as may be necessary, in his judgment, for the establishment of a suitable refuge and feeding and breeding grounds for migratory wild fowl; also to acquire, by purchase, gift, or lease, water rights and privately owned lands, including the improvements thereon, deemed necessary by him for the purpose, or, in lieu of purchase, to compensate any owner for any damage sustained by reason of the submergence of his lands. (Apr. 23, 1928, ch. 413, § 1, 45 Stat. 448; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F. R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Transfer of functions of Secretary of Agriculture to Secretary of the Interior, see note under section 671 of this title. $ 690a. Same; maintenance as refuge and breeding

place for migratory birds. Such lands, when acquired in accordance with the provisions of sections 690. 690b. and 690c of this title, together with such lands of the United States as may be designated for the purpose by proclama. tions or Executive orders of the President. shall constitute the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge and shall be maintained as a refuge and breeding place for migratory birds included in the terms of the convention between the United States and Great Britain for the protection of migratory birds. concluded August 16, 1916. (Apr. 23, 1928, ch. 413, $ 2, 45 Stat. 448.)

& 690c. Same; existence of easements, reservations, or

exceptions as barring acquisition of lands. The existence of a right-of-way easement or other reservation or exception in respect of such area shall not be a bar to its acquisition (1) if the Secretary of the Interior determines that any such reservation or exception will in no manner interfere with the use of the area for the purposes of sections 690 and 690a of this title, or (2) if in the deed or 690 and 690a of this other conveyance it is stipulated that any reservation or exception in respect of such area, in favor of the person from whom the United States receives title, shall be subject to regulations prescribed under authority of sections 690d and 690f of this title. (Apr. 23, 1928, ch. 413, § 4, 45 Stat. 449; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F. R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Transfer of functions of Secretary of Agriculture to Secretary of the Interior, see note under section 671 of this title. 8 690d. Same; injuries to property; disturbance of

birds, etc.; violation of regulations for use of

refuge. No person shall take, injure, or disturb any bird, or nest or egg thereof, or injure or destroy any notice, signboard, fence, dike, ditch, dam, spillway, improvement, or other property of the United States on any area acquired or received under sections 690— 690c of this title, or remove therefrom or cut, 690c of this title, or burn, injure, or destroy any grass or other natural growth thereon, or enter, use, or occupy the refuge for any purpose, except in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That at no time shall less than 60 per centum of the total acreage of the said refuge be maintained as an inviolate sanctuary for such migratory birds. (Apr. 23, 1928, ch. 413, § 5, 45 Stat. 449; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, $ 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F. R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

TPANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Transfer of functions of Secretary of Agriculture to Secretary of the Interior, see note under section 671 of this title. 8 690e. Same; enforcement of laws and regulations;

warrants and processes; jurisdiction of courts; forfeiture of property captured, injured, killed or

removed. (a) Any employee of the Department of the Interior authorized by the Secretary of the Interior to enforce the provisions of section 690d of this title (1) shall have power, without warrant, to arrest any person committing in the presence of such employee

$ 690b. Same; consent of Utah to acquisition of lands;

approval of title to lands acquired. No such area shall be acquired by the Secretary of the Interior unless or until the Legislature of the State of Utah has consented to the acquisition of lands by the United States for use as a refuge for migratory wild fowl, and shall have provided for the use as a refuge for migratory wild fowl by the United States of any lands owned or controlled by the State in Bear River Bay, Utah, and vicinity, which the Secretary of the Interior may deem necessary for such purpose, and which the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to accept on behalf

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