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Text of the Natchez Trace Parkway Land Conveyance Act of 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 18, 2013. The text of the bill below is as of Feb 13, 2013 (Introduced).

This is not the latest text of this bill.

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 304

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 13, 2013

(for himself andMr. Wicker) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to theCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources

A BILL

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Natchez Trace Parkway Land Conveyance Act of 2013 .

2.

Definitions

In this Act:

(1)

Map

The termmapmeans the map entitledNatchez Trace Parkway, Proposed Boundary Change, numbered 604/105392, and dated November 2010.

(2)

Secretary

The termSecretarymeans the Secretary of the Interior.

(3)

State

The termStatemeans the State of Mississippi.

3.

Land conveyance

(a)

Conveyance authority

(1)

In general

Subject toparagraph (2), theSecretaryshall convey to the State, by quitclaim deed and without consideration, all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to the parcels of land described insubsection (b).

(2)

Compatible use

The deed of conveyance to the parcel of land that is located southeast of U.S. Route 61/84 and which is commonly known as thebean field propertyshall reserve an easement to the United States restricting the use of the parcel to only those uses which are compatible with the Natchez Trace Parkway.

(b)

Description of land

The parcels of land referred to insubsection (a)are the 2 parcels totaling approximately 67 acres generally depicted asProposed Conveyanceon the map.

(c)

Availability of map

The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of theNational Park Service.

4.

Boundary adjustments

(a)

Exclusion of conveyed land

On completion of the conveyance to the State of the land described insection 3(b), the boundary of the Natchez Trace Parkway shall be adjusted to exclude the conveyed land.

(b)

Inclusion of additional land

(1)

In general

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 is generally depicted asProposed Additionon the map.

(2)

Administration

The land added underparagraph (1)shall be administered by theSecretaryas part of the Natchez Trace Parkway.