[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 118, 108th Congress, 2nd Session]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office, www.gpo.gov]

118 STAT. 3910

Public Law 108-481
108th Congress

An Act


 
To provide for the expansion of Kilauea Point National Wildlife
Refuge. NOTE: Dec. 23, 2004 -  [H.R. 2619]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress NOTE: Kilauea Point National
Wildlife Refuge Expansion Act of 2004. 16 USC 668dd note. assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Kilauea Point National Wildlife
Refuge Expansion Act of 2004''.

SEC. 2. EXPANSION OF KILAUEA POINT NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE.

(a) In General.--The Secretary of the Interior may acquire by
donation, purchase with donated or appropriated funds, or exchange, all
or a portion of the land or interests in land described in subsection
(b), as depicted on a map on file with the United States Fish and
Wildlife Service entitled ``Kilauea Point Wildlife Refuge Expansion
Area'' and dated April 22, 2004.
(b) Description of Land.--The land referred to in subsection (a) is
the following:
(1) Parcel 1, consisting of approximately 12 acres known as
the Kilauea Bay property.
(2) Parcel 2, consisting of approximately 40 acres known as
the Kilauea Vistas property.
(3) Parcel 3, consisting of approximately 162 acres known as
the Kilauea Falls Ranch.
(4) Parcel 4, consisting of approximately 5 acres known as
the Kauai Public Land Trust Kahili Beach property.
(5) Parcel 5, comprised of lot 10c of the parcel known as
Kilauea Garden Farms, and consisting of approximately 15 acres.

(c) Boundary Revisions.--The Secretary may make such minor revisions
in the boundaries of any of the parcels described in subsection (b) as
may be appropriate to facilitate the acquisition of land or interests
under subsection (a).
(d) Inclusion in Refuge.--Land and interests acquired under this
section shall become part of the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge.
(e) Manner of Acquisition.--All acquisitions of land or waters under
this Act shall be made in a voluntary manner and shall not be the result
of forced takings.
(f) Additional Purposes.--In addition to the purposes of the Refuge
under other laws, regulations, Executive orders, and comprehensive
conservation plans, the Refuge shall be managed for--
(1) the protection and recovery of endangered Hawaiian water
birds and other endangered birds, including the Nene (Hawaiian
goose); and

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(2) the conservation and management of native coastal
strand, riparian, and aquatic biological diversity.

(g) Priority General Public Uses.--Nothing in this Act shall be
considered to affect any policy or requirement, under paragraph (3) or
(4), respectively, of section 4(a) of the National Wildlife Refuge
Administration Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. 668dd(a)), to treat compatible
wildlife-dependent recreational uses as priority general public uses of
the Refuge.

SEC. 3. ADMINISTRATION.

(a) In general.--The Secretary shall administer all federally owned
land, water, and interests in land and water that are located within the
boundaries of the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge in accordance
with--
(1) the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act
of 1966 (16 U.S.C. 668dd et seq.); and
(2) this Act.

(b) Additional authority.--The Secretary may, in the administration
of the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, use such additional
statutory authority available to the Secretary for the conservation of
fish and wildlife, and the provision of opportunities for fish- and
wildlife-dependent recreation, as the Secretary determines to be
appropriate to carry out this Act.

SEC. 4. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be
necessary--
(1) to acquire land and water within the Refuge under
section 2(a); and
(2) to develop, operate, and maintain the Refuge.

Approved December 23, 2004.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 2619:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 108-522 (Comm. on Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 150 (2004):
July 19, considered and passed House.
Dec. 8, considered and passed Senate.