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S. 1894 (106th): A bill to provide for the conveyance of certain land to Park County, Wyoming.


The text of the bill below is as of Oct 30, 2000 (Passed Congress).


S.1894

One Hundred Sixth Congress

of the

United States of America

AT THE SECOND SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Monday,

the twenty-fourth day of January, two thousand

An Act

To provide for the conveyance of certain land to Park County, Wyoming.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. CONVEYANCE OF LAND TO PARK COUNTY, WYOMING.

    (a) FINDINGS- Congress finds that--

      (1) over 82 percent of the land in Park County, Wyoming, is owned by the Federal Government;

      (2) the parcel of land described in subsection (d) located in Park County has been withdrawn from the public domain for reclamation purposes and is managed by the Bureau of Reclamation;

      (3) the land has been subject to a withdrawal review, a level I contaminant survey, and historical, cultural, and archaeological resource surveys by the Bureau of Reclamation;

      (4) the Bureau of Land Management has conducted a cadastral survey of the land and has determined that the land is no longer suitable for return to the public domain;

      (5) the Bureau of Reclamation and the Bureau of Land Management concur in the recommendation of disposal of the land as described in the documents referred to in paragraphs (3) and (4); and

      (6) the County has evinced an interest in using the land for the purposes of local economic development.

    (b) DEFINITIONS- In this Act:

      (1) COUNTY- The term ‘County’ means Park County, Wyoming.

      (2) ADMINISTRATOR- The term ‘Administrator’ means the Administrator of the General Services Administration.

    (c) CONVEYANCE- In consideration of payment of $240,000 to the Administrator by the County, the Administrator shall convey to the County all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to the parcel of land described in subsection (d).

    (d) DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY- The parcel of land described in this subsection is the parcel located in the County comprising 190.12 acres, the legal description of which is as follows:

Sixth Principal Meridian, Park County, Wyoming

T. 53 N., R. 101 W.

--Acreage

Section 20, S 1/2 SE 1/4 SW 1/4 SE 1/4

--5.00

Section 29, Lot 7

--9.91

Lot 9

--38.24

Lot 10

--31.29

Lot 12

--5.78

Lot 13

--8.64

Lot 14

--0.04

Lot 15

--9.73

S 1/2 NE 1/4 NE 1/4 NW 1/4

--5.00

SW 1/4 NE 1/4 NW 1/4

--10.00

SE 1/4 NW 1/4 NW 1/4

--10.00

NW 1/4 SW 1/4 NW 1/4

--10.00

Tract 101

--13.24

Section 30, Lot 31

--16.95

Lot 32

--16.30

    (e) RESERVATION OF RIGHTS- The instrument of conveyance under subsection (c) shall reserve all rights to locatable, salable, leaseable coal, oil or gas resources.

    (f) LEASES, EASEMENTS, RIGHTS-OF-WAY, AND OTHER RIGHTS- The conveyance under subsection (c) shall be subject to any land-use leases, easements, rights-of-way, or valid existing rights in existence as of the date of the conveyance.

    (g) ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY- As a condition of the conveyance under subsection (c), the United States shall comply with the provisions of section 9620(h) of title 42, United States Code.

    (h) ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS- The Administrator may require such additional terms and conditions in connection with the conveyance under subsection (c) as the Administrator considers appropriate to protect the interests of the United States.

    (i) TREATMENT OF AMOUNTS RECEIVED- The net proceeds received by the United States as payment under subsection (c) shall be deposited into the fund established in section 490(f) of title 40 of the United States Code, and may be expended by the Administrator for real property management and related activities not otherwise provided for, without further authorization.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.