General§ 9260.0–1 Purpose.This part establishes a single regulatory section in title 43 where the law enforcement provisions of all the various public land use regulations can be found.§ 9260.0–2 Objective.To provide in a single part a compilation of all criminal violations relating to public lands that appear throughout title 43 of the Code of Federal Regulations.§ 9260.0–3 Authority. Under section 303(a) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1733), the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to issue regulations with respect to the management, use, and protection of the public lands, including property located thereon, the violation of which is punishable as a criminal offense. Section 303(c) of the Act authorizes the Secretary to enter into contracts with appropriate local officials having law enforcement authority and to authorize Federal personnel to carry out the enforcement of Federal laws and regulations relating to the public lands and their resources. Section 303(d) of the Act authorizes the Secretary to enter into cooperative agreements with State and local regulatory and law enforcement officials for the enforcement of State laws and local ordinances on the public lands. In addition to general authority under FLPMA, other specific authorities are noted where applicable.§§ 9260.0–4—9260.0–6 [Reserved]
§ 9260.0–7 Penalties.Any person violating any provision of part 9260 of this title shall be subject to the specific penalties as noted under this part.Subpart 9261—General Management [Reserved]Subpart 9262—Land Resource
Management§ 9262.0 Authority. 43 U.S.C. 1732, 1733, 1740, 1761–1771.[54 FR 25855, June 20, 1989]§ 9262.1 Penalties for unauthorized use, occupancy, or development of public lands.Under section 303(a) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1733(a)) any person who knowingly and willfully violates the provisions of §§ 2808.10(a), 2812.1–3, 2888.10, or 2920.1–2(a) of this chapter, by using public lands without the requisite authorization, may be tried before a United States magistrate andfined no more than $1,000 or imprisoned for no more than 12 months, or both.[70 FR 21090, Apr. 22, 2005]We are currently creating content for this section. In order to be able to keep up with our high standards of service, we need a little more time. Please stop by again. Thank you for your interest!