Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law 89-54||Pecos National Monument N. Mex. Establishment.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, in order to set apart and preserve for the benefit and enjoyment of the American people a site of exceptional historic and archeological importance, the Secretary of the Interior may accept on behalf of the United States the donation of approximately three hundred and forty-two acres of land, or interests therein, including the remains and artifacts of the seventeenth century Spanish mission and ancient Indian pueblo near Pecos, New Mexico, for administration as the Pecos National Monument.
The Secretary shall administer, protect, and develop the national monument in accordance with the provisions of the Act of August 25, 1916 (39 Stat. 535; 16 U. S. C. 1 et seq.), as amended and supplemented.
There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums, but not more than $500,000, as are required for construction of facilities and excavation and stabilization of the ruins in the Pecos National Monument under this Act.
Approved, June 28, 1965.