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H.R. 4609 (115th): West Fork Fire Station Act of 2017

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 9, 2018 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 477

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4609

[Report No. 115–624]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 11, 2017

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

April 9, 2018

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed


A BILL

To provide for the conveyance of a Forest Service site in Dolores County, Colorado, to be used for a fire station.


1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the West Fork Fire Station Act of 2017.

2.

Definitions

In this Act:

(1)

County

The term County means Dolores County, Colorado.

(2)

Secretary

The term Secretary means the Secretary of Agriculture.

(3)

West Fork Fire Station Conveyance Parcel

The term West Fork Fire Station Conveyance Parcel means the parcel of approximately 3.61 acres of National Forest System land in the County, as depicted on the map entitled Map for West Fork Fire Station Conveyance Parcel and dated November 21, 2017.

3.

Conveyance of West Fork Fire Station Conveyance Parcel, Dolores County, Colorado

(a)

In general

On receipt of a request from the County and subject to such terms and conditions as are mutually satisfactory to the Secretary and the County, including such additional terms as the Secretary determines to be necessary, the Secretary shall convey to the County without consideration all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to the West Fork Fire Station Conveyance Parcel.

(b)

Costs

Any costs relating to the conveyance under subsection (a), including processing and transaction costs, shall be paid by the County.

(c)

Use of land

The land conveyed to the County under subsection (a) shall be used by the County only for a fire station, related infrastructure, and roads to facilitate access to and through the West Fork Fire Station Conveyance Parcel.

(d)

Reversion

If any portion of the land conveyed under subsection (a) is used in a manner that is inconsistent with the use described in subsection (c), the land shall, at the discretion of the Secretary, revert to the United States.

April 9, 2018

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed