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SECTION 50-A
Fire Island National Seashore
State (STL) CHAPTER 57, ARTICLE 4
§ 50-a. Fire Island National Seashore. 1. To assist the conservation
and preservation of the natural features of Fire Island and environs and
to authorize the acquisition by the United States of America of lands
necessary for the establishment by the Secretary of the Interior
pursuant to public law 88-587 (78 Stat. 928) of Fire Island National
Seashore in the county of Suffolk, state of New York, the consent of the
state of New York is hereby given to the United States of America, to
acquire by purchase, exchange, donation, condemnation or otherwise any
tract, piece or parcel of land (including lands under water which
include all lands seaward of the mean high water line), within the
boundaries of the Fire Island National Seashore as delineated on
boundary map OGP-0003 entitled "Map of Fire Island National Seashore
including the William Floyd Estate" (on file with the Federal Register
and in the office of the Department of Interior of the United States),
from the state of New York, the county of Suffolk, any city, town or
village within said county and from any individual or individuals or
bodies politic or corporate.

2. The commissioner of general services may authorize the use and
occupation by the United States of America of lands of the state under
water, said lands including all lands seaward of the mean high water
line within the boundaries of the Fire Island National Seashore as
delineated on boundary map OGP--0003 entitled "Map of Fire Island
National Seashore including the William Floyd Estate". The instrument by
which the authority to use and occupy said lands may be given by the
commissioner of general services to the United States of America shall
also include a cession of jurisdiction over the lands therein described;
and such cession of jurisdiction shall be upon the express condition
that the state of New York shall retain jurisdiction over said lands so
far as that all civil and criminal process which may issue under the
laws or authority of the state of New York may be executed thereon in
the same way and manner as if such jurisdiction had not been ceded to
the United States of America. Such instrument, by which the commissioner
of general services may authorize the use and occupation by the United
States of America of said lands and the cession of jurisdiction
thereover, shall be subject to any and all rights of any person or body
politic or corporate acquired by prior grant or held by reason of the
ownership of any uplands adjacent to any part of the lands under water
herein referred to.

3. The commissioner of general services, after the United States of
America has become the owner of any waterfront property within the
boundaries of the Fire Island National Seashore referred to above, is
hereby authorized to execute and deliver to the Secretary of the
Interior of the United States of America with or without consideration,
appropriate instruments of conveyance quitclaiming to the United States
of America all of the right, title and interest, if any, of the state of
New York in and to all of the lands under water as above defined,
situate within the boundaries of said Fire Island National Seashore. Any
such instrument of conveyance shall include a cession of jurisdiction in
confirmation of the cession of jurisdiction provided for in subdivision
two of this section and in form similar thereto.

4. Any conveyance of lands to the United States of America by the
county of Suffolk, or any city, town or village or bodies politic or
corporate may be made at private sale and with or without consideration
notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of any law, general or
special, or any charter. Upon the conveyance to the United States of
America by the county of Suffolk, or by any city, town or village or
body politic or corporate or by any private grantor of any lands within
the boundaries of said Fire Island National Seashore the commissioner of
general services is also authorized to cede to the United States of
America jurisdiction thereover expressly retaining jurisdiction of the
state of New York over said lands so far as that all civil and criminal
process, which may issue under the laws or authority of the state of New
York, may be executed thereon in the same way and manner as if such
jurisdiction had not been ceded to the United States of America.

5. Each conveyance of lands or the use and occupation of lands to the
United States of America made pursuant to the provisions of this section
shall further expressly provide that at such time as the United States
of America shall cease to use the lands for said Fire Island National
Seashore such jurisdiction as may have been ceded by the state of New
York to the United States of America for the purposes of said Fire
Island National Seashore pursuant to this section shall cease, determine
and become void; and all of the right, title and interest of the United
States of America

(a) with respect to such lands granted to the United States of America
by the state of New York shall revert to and vest in the state of New
York;

(b) with respect to lands granted to the United States of America by
any city, town or village or body politic or corporate, shall revert to
such city, town or village or body politic or corporate.