IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
February 3, 2011
Mr. Cochran (for himself and Mr. Wicker) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey to the State of Mississippi 2 parcels of surplus land within the boundary of the Natchez Trace Parkway, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Natchez Trace Parkway Land Conveyance
Act of 2011.
In this Act:
map means the map entitled
Natchez Trace Parkway,
Proposed Boundary Change, numbered 604/105392, and dated November
Secretary means the Secretary of the Interior.
State means the State of Mississippi.
Land conveyance; boundary adjustment
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary shall, not later than 60 days after the date of enactment of this Act, convey to the State, by quitclaim deed and without consideration, all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to 2 parcels of land in the city of Natchez, Mississippi, described in subsection (b).
Land subject to conveyance
The parcels of land referred to in subsection (a)
consist of a total of approximately 67 acres of land that are generally
Proposed Conveyance on the map.
Availability of map
The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.
Exclusion of conveyed land
On completion of the conveyance to the State of the land described in subsection (b), the Secretary shall adjust the boundary of the Natchez Trace Parkway to exclude the conveyed land.
Inclusion of additional land
Effective on the date of enactment of this Act, the boundary of the Natchez Trace Parkway is adjusted to include the approximately 10 acres of land that are generally depicted as “Proposed Addition” on the map.