H.R. 3871 (109th): To authorize the Secretary of Interior to convey to The Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Interpretive ...

...Trail and Visitor Center Foundation, Inc. certain Federal land associated with the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail in Nebr

109th Congress, 2005–2006. Text as of Sep 26, 2006 (Referred to Senate Committee).

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109th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3871

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 26, 2006

Received

November 13, 2006

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

AN ACT

To authorize the Secretary of Interior to convey to The Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Interpretive Trail and Visitor Center Foundation, Inc. certain Federal land associated with the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail in Nebraska, to be used as an historical interpretive site along the trail.

1.

Land conveyance, Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, Nebraska

(a)

Conveyance authorized

The Secretary of the Interior may convey, without consideration, to The Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Interpretive Trail and Visitor Center Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization with operational headquarters at 100 Valmont Drive, Nebraska City, Nebraska, 68410, all right, title and interest of the United States in and to the federally owned land under jurisdiction of the Secretary consisting of 2 parcels as generally depicted on the map titled Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, numbered 648/80,002, and dated March 2006.

(b)

Survey; conveyance cost

The exact acreage and legal description of the land to be conveyed under section (a) shall be determined by a survey satisfactory to the Secretary. The cost of the survey and all other costs incurred by the Secretary to convey the land shall be borne by the Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Interpretive Trail and Visitor Center Foundation, Inc.

(c)

Condition of conveyance, use of conveyed land

The conveyance authorized under subsection (a) shall be subject to the condition that the Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Interpretive Trail and Visitor Center Foundation, Inc. use the conveyed land as a historic site and interpretive center for the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail.

(d)

Discontinuance of use

If Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Interpretive Trail and Visitor Center Foundation, Inc. determines to discontinue use of the land conveyed under subsection (a) as an historic site and interpretive center for the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, the Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Interpretive Trail and Visitor Center Foundation, Inc. shall convey lands back to the Secretary without consideration.

(e)

Additional terms and conditions

The Secretary may require such additional terms and conditions in connection with the conveyance under subsection (a) or the conveyance, if any, under subsection (d) as the Secretary considers appropriate to protect the interests of the United States.

(f)

Authorization of Appropriations

To assist with the operation of the facility there is authorized to


be appropriated $150,000 per year for a period not to exceed 10 years.

Passed the House of Representatives September 25, 2006.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk.