H.R. 6097 (110th): Boy Scouts of America Land Transfer Act of 2008

110th Congress, 2007–2009. Text as of May 20, 2008 (Introduced).

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110th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6097

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 20, 2008

(for himself, Mr. Bishop of Utah, and Mr. Cannon) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To authorize the Boy Scouts of America to exchange certain land in the State of Utah acquired under the Recreation and Public Purposes Act.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Boy Scouts of America Land Transfer Act of 2008.

2.

Definitions

In this Act:

(1)

Boy Scouts

The term Boy Scouts means the Utah National Parks Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

(2)

Secretary

The term Secretary means the Secretary of the Interior.

3.

Boy Scouts of America land exchange

(a)

Authority To convey

(1)

In general

Subject to subsection (c) and notwithstanding the Act of June 14, 1926 (commonly known as the Recreation and Public Purposes Act) (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.), the Boy Scouts may convey to Brian Head Resort, subject to valid existing rights and, except as provided in paragraph (2), any rights reserved by the United States, all right, title, and interest granted to the Boy Scouts by the original patent to the parcel described in subsection (b)(1) in exchange for the conveyance by Brian Head Resort to the Boy Scouts of all right, title, and interest in and to the parcels described in subsection (b)(2).

(2)

Reversionary Interest

On conveyance of the parcel of land described in subsection (b)(1), the Secretary shall have discretion with respect to whether or not the reversionary interests of the United States are to be exercised.

(b)

Description of land

The parcels of land referred to in subsection (a) are—

(1)

the 120-acre parcel that is part of a tract of public land acquired by the Boy Scouts under the Act of June 14, 1926 (commonly known as the Recreation and Public Purposes Act) (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.) for the purpose of operating a camp, which is more particularly described as the W 1/2 SE 1/4 and SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec. 26, T. 35 S., R. 9 W., Salt Lake Base and Meridian; and

(2)

the 2 parcels of private land owned by Brian Head Resort that total 120 acres, which are more particularly described as—

(A)

NE 1/4 NW 1/4 and NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec. 25, T. 35 S., R. 9 W., Salt Lake Base and Meridian; and

(B)

SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec. 24, T. 35. S., R. 9 W., Salt Lake Base Meridian.

(c)

Conditions

On conveyance to the Boy Scouts under subsection (a)(1), the parcels of land described in subsection (b)(2) shall be subject to the terms and conditions imposed on the entire tract of land acquired by the Boy Scouts for a camp under the Bureau of Land Management patent numbered 43–75–0010.

(d)

Modification of Patent

On completion of the exchange under subsection (a)(1), the Secretary shall amend the original Bureau of Land Management patent providing for the conveyance to the Boy Scouts under the Act of June 14, 1926 (commonly known as the Recreation and Public Purposes Act) (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.) numbered 43–75–0010 to take into account the exchange under subsection (a)(1).