H. R. 3500
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
November 18, 2011
Mr. Rehberg (for himself and Mr. Miller of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources
To provide for the conveyance of a small parcel of National Forest System land in the Flathead National Forest in the State of Montana containing a World War II memorial to the Whitefish Mountain Resort.
Land exchange, World War II memorial, Flathead National Forest, State of Montana
Land exchange required
In exchange for the land described in subsection (b), the Secretary of Agriculture shall convey to Whitefish Mountain Resort of Whitefish, Montana, all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to a parcel of National Forest System land consisting of approximately 625 square feet on Big Mountain in the Flathead National Forest in the State of Montana and containing a World War II memorial.
As consideration for the conveyance of the Federal land under subsection (a), Whitefish Mountain Resort shall convey to the Secretary a parcel of land in the State of Montana acceptable to the Secretary and approximately equal in value to the value of the Federal land.
Costs of conveyance
The Secretary and Whitefish Mountain Resort shall share equally the nominal costs associated with a land exchange of parcels of such small size.
Management of acquired land
The land acquired by the Secretary under subsection (b) shall be added to the Flathead National Forest and managed in accordance with the laws, rules, and regulations applicable to the National Forest System. The Secretary shall modify the boundaries of the Flathead National Forest to reflect the conveyances under this section.