H.R. 5414 (111th): To provide for the conveyance of a small parcel of National Forest System land in the Francis Marion National Forest in South Carolina, and for other purposes.

May 26, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Passed House)
Henry Brown Jr.
Representative for South Carolina's 1st congressional district
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Aug 05, 2010
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This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 30, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.

Introduced May 26, 2010
Referred to Committee May 26, 2010
Reported by Committee Jun 30, 2010
Passed House Jul 30, 2010

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jul 30, 2010 12:23 p.m.
Passed 408/0


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7/30/2010--Passed House amended.
Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to sell and quitclaim a parcel of National Forest System land in the Francis Marion National Forest in South Carolina to the First Baptist Church of Bonneau (the Bonneau Baptist Church) at 108 West Church Street in Bonneau, South Carolina.
Requires the Bonneau Baptist Church to pay to the Secretary cash consideration in an amount equal to the market value of such land, to be determined by an appraisal.
Requires deposit of the consideration received by the Secretary into a specified account in the Treasury and makes the monies so deposited available for the acquisition of lands and interests in the Francis Marion National Forest.
Requires a survey of the land to be conveyed and subjects such survey and resulting land description to approval by the Secretary.
Requires the Bonneau Baptist Church to pay all reasonable associated costs, including the appraisal and any environmental analyses required by law or regulation.
Terminates the special use authorization provided to the Bonneau Baptist Church for use of the conveyed lands. Restricts use of such lands to cemetery purposes. Prohibits structures from being erected on the lands, other than for monumentation or cemetery maintenance facilities.

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