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105th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                S. 2317

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT


 
To improve the National Wildlife Refuge System, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``National Wildlife Refuge System 
Improvement Act of 1998''.

SEC. 2. UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER NATIONAL WILDLIFE AND FISH REFUGE.

    (a) In General.--In accordance with section 4(a)(3) of the National 
Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. 
668dd(a)(3)), there are transferred to the Corps of Engineers, without 
reimbursement, approximately 37.36 acres of land of the Upper 
Mississippi River Wildlife and Fish Refuge in the State of Minnesota, 
as designated on the map entitled ``Upper Mississippi National Wildlife 
and Fish Refuge lands transferred to Corps of Engineers'', dated 
January 1998, and available, with accompanying legal descriptions of 
the land, for inspection in appropriate offices of the United States 
Fish and Wildlife Service.
    (b) Conforming Amendments.--The first section and section 2 of the 
Upper Mississippi River Wild Life and Fish Refuge Act (16 U.S.C. 721, 
722) are amended by striking ``Upper Mississippi River Wild Life and 
Fish Refuge'' each place it appears and inserting ``Upper Mississippi 
River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge''.

SEC. 3. KILLCOHOOK COORDINATION AREA.

    (a) In General.--In accordance with section 4(a)(3) of the National 
Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. 
668dd(a)(3)), the jurisdiction of the United States Fish and Wildlife 
Service over approximately 1,439.26 acres of land in the States of New 
Jersey and Delaware, known as the ``Killcohook Coordination Area'', as 
established by Executive Order No. 6582, issued February 3, 1934, and 
Executive Order No. 8648, issued January 23, 1941, is terminated.
    (b) Executive Orders.--Executive Order No. 6582, issued February 3, 
1934, and Executive Order No. 8648, issued January 23, 1941, are 
revoked.

SEC. 4. LAKE ELSIE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE.

    (a) In General.--In accordance with section 4(a)(3) of the National 
Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. 
668dd(a)(3)), the jurisdiction of the United States Fish and Wildlife 
Service over approximately 634.7 acres of land and water in Richland 
County, North Dakota, known as the ``Lake Elsie National Wildlife 
Refuge'', as established by Executive Order No. 8152, issued June 12, 
1939, is terminated.
    (b) Executive Order.--Executive Order No. 8152, issued June 12, 
1939, is revoked.

SEC. 5. KLAMATH FOREST NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE.

    Section 28 of the Act of August 13, 1954 (25 U.S.C. 564w-1), is 
amended in subsections (f) and (g) by striking ``Klamath Forest 
National Wildlife Refuge'' each place it appears and inserting 
``Klamath Marsh National Wildlife Refuge''.

SEC. 6. VIOLATION OF NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION 
              ACT.

    Section 4 of the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act 
of 1966 (16 U.S.C. 668dd) is amended--
            (1) in the first sentence of subsection (c), by striking 
        ``knowingly''; and
            (2) in subsection (f)--
                    (A) by striking ``(f) Any'' and inserting the 
                following:
    ``(f) Penalties.--
            ``(1) Knowing violations.--Any'';
                    (B) by inserting ``knowingly'' after ``who''; and
                    (C) by adding at the end the following:
            ``(2) Other violations.--Any person who otherwise violates 
        or fails to comply with any of the provisions of this Act 
        (including a regulation issued under this Act) shall be fined 
        under title 18, United States Code, or imprisoned not more than 
        180 days, or both.''.

            Passed the Senate September 21, 1998.

            Attest:

                                                             Secretary.
105th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                                S. 2317

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT

To improve the National Wildlife Refuge System, and for other purposes.

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