S. 1802 (104th): A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain property containing a fish and wildlife facility to the State of Wyoming, and for other purposes.

May 23, 1996 (104th Congress, 1995–1996)
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 104-276.
Craig Thomas
Senator from Wyoming
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Last Updated
Sep 26, 1996
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3579 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 04, 1996


This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 9, 1996.

Introduced May 23, 1996
Referred to Committee May 23, 1996
Reported by Committee Jun 20, 1996
Passed Senate Sep 24, 1996
Passed House Sep 26, 1996
Signed by the President Oct 09, 1996

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2 cosponsors (2R) (show)

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9/24/1996--Passed Senate amended.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior to convey to Wyoming specified property in Crook County for purposes of:
(1) fish and wildlife management and educational activities; or
(2) using, maintaining, displaying, and restoring the museum-quality real and personal property and the historical interests and significance of such property consistent with Federal and State law.
Requires the State to provide access to the property for institutions of higher education at a level of compensation as mutually agreed.
Provides for reversion to the United States if:
(1) the property is used for any other purposes other than those specified;
(2) there is any development of the property (including commercial or recreational, but excluding the construction of small structures to be used for such purposes on the land); or
(3) the State does not make every reasonable effort to protect and maintain the quality and quantity of fish and wildlife habitat on the property.
Transfers administrative jurisdiction over specified property to be retained by the United States to the Secretary of Agriculture to be included in, and managed as part of, the Black Hills National Forest. Prohibits hunting or mineral development on such property.

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