IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
January 24 (legislative day, January 3), 2013
Mr. Enzi (for himself and Mr. Barrasso) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
To require the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land to the Powell Recreation District in the State of Wyoming.
This Act may be cited as the
Powell Shooting Range Land Conveyance
In this Act:
The term District means the Powell Recreation District in the State of Wyoming.
The term map means the map
Powell, Wyoming Land Conveyance Act and dated May 12,
Conveyance of land to the Powell Recreation District
As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this Act, subject to valid existing rights, the Secretary shall convey to the District, without consideration, all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to the land described in subsection (b).
Description of land
The land referred to in subsection (a)
consists of approximately 322 acres of land managed by the Bureau of Land
Management, Wind River District, Wyoming, as generally depicted on the map as
Powell Gun Club.
Map and legal description
As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall finalize the legal description of the parcel to be conveyed under this section.
The Secretary may correct any minor error in—
the map; or
the legal description.
The map and legal description shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land Management.
Use of conveyed land
The land conveyed under this section shall be used only—
as a shooting range; or
for any other public purpose consistent
with uses allowed under the
Act of June 14, 1926 (commonly known as the
Recreation and Public Purposes Act
) (43 U.S.C. 869 et
The Secretary shall require the District to pay all survey costs and other administrative costs necessary for the preparation and completion of any patents for, and transfers of title to, the land described in subsection (b).
If the land conveyed under this section ceases to be used for a public purpose in accordance with subsection (d), the land shall, at the discretion of the Secretary, revert to the United States.
As a condition of the conveyance under subsection (a), the District shall agree in writing—
to pay any administrative costs associated with the conveyance including the costs of any environmental, wildlife, cultural, or historical resources studies; and
to release and indemnify the United States from any claims or liabilities that may arise from uses carried out on the land described in subsection (b) on or before the date of enactment of this Act by the United States or any person.