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Text of the Nevada Cancer Institute Expansion Act

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 4, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 16, 2008 (Reported by Senate Committee).

Source: GPO

HR 1311 RS

Calendar No. 812

110th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 1311

[Report No. 110-380]

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 5, 2008

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

June 16, 2008

Reported by Mr. BINGAMAN, without amendment


AN ACT

To provide for the conveyance of the Alta-Hualapai Site to the Nevada Cancer Institute, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Nevada Cancer Institute Expansion Act’.

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

    In this Act:

      (1) ALTA-HUALAPAI SITE- The term ‘Alta-Hualapai Site’ means the approximately 80 acres of land that is--

        (A) patented to the City under the Act of June 14, 1926 (commonly known as the ‘Recreation and Public Purposes Act’) (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.); and

        (B) identified on the map as the ‘Alta-Hualapai Site’.

      (2) CITY- The term ‘City’ means the city of Las Vegas, Nevada.

      (3) INSTITUTE- The term ‘Institute’ means the Nevada Cancer Institute, a nonprofit organization described under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the principal place of business of which is at 10441 West Twain Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada.

      (4) MAP- The term ‘map’ means the map titled ‘Nevada Cancer Institute Expansion Act’ and dated July 17, 2006.

      (5) SECRETARY- The term ‘Secretary’ means the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the Bureau of Land Management.

      (6) WATER DISTRICT- The term ‘Water District’ means the Las Vegas Valley Water District.

SEC. 3. LAND CONVEYANCE.

    (a) Survey and Legal Description- The City shall prepare a survey and legal description of the Alta-Hualapai Site. The survey shall conform to the Bureau of Land Management cadastral survey standards and be subject to approval by the Secretary.

    (b) Acceptance- The Secretary may accept the relinquishment by the City of all or part of the Alta-Hualapai Site.

    (c) Conveyance for Use as Nonprofit Cancer Institute- After relinquishment of all or part of the Alta-Hualapai Site to the Secretary, and not later than 180 days after request of the Institute, the Secretary shall convey to the Institute, subject to valid existing rights, the portion of the Alta-Hualapai Site that is necessary for the development of a nonprofit cancer institute.

    (d) Additional Conveyances- Not later than 180 days after a request from the City, the Secretary shall convey to the City, subject to valid existing rights, any remaining portion of the Alta-Hualapai Site necessary for ancillary medical or nonprofit use compatible with the mission of the Institute.

    (e) Applicable Law- Any conveyance by the City of any portion of the land received under this Act shall be for no less than fair market value and the proceeds shall be distributed in accordance with section 4(e)(1) of Public Law 105-263 (112 Stat. 2345).

    (f) Transaction Costs- All land conveyed by the Secretary under this Act shall be at no cost, except that the Secretary may require the recipient to bear any costs associated with transfer of title or any necessary land surveys.

    (g) Report- Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate a report on all transactions conducted under Public Law 105-263 (112 Stat. 2345).

SEC. 4. RIGHTS-OF-WAY.

    Consistent with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701), the Secretary may grant rights-of-way to the Water District on a portion of the Alta-Hualapai Site for a flood control project and a water pumping facility.

SEC. 5. REVERSION.

    Any property conveyed pursuant to this Act which ceases to be used for the purposes specified in this Act shall, at the discretion of the Secretary, revert to the United States, along with any improvements thereon or thereto.

Calendar No. 812

110th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 1311

[Report No. 110-380]

AN ACT

To provide for the conveyance of the Alta-Hualapai Site to the Nevada Cancer Institute, and for other purposes.


June 16, 2008

Reported without amendment