S. 1958 (94th): A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain islands and other lands.

Jun 17, 1975 (94th Congress, 1975–1976)
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 8894 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jul 24, 1975

Richard “Dick” Stone
Senator from Florida
Related Bills
H.R. 8894 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 24, 1975


This bill was introduced on June 17, 1975, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 17, 1975
Referred to Committee Jun 17, 1975

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1 cosponsors (1D) (show)

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Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to convey islands and other public lands omitted from prior surveys to States or their political subdivisions.
Prohibits such conveyance unless the applicant prepares, and the Secretary approves, a comprehensive land-use plan covering the lands involved.
Directs the Secretary to charge the fair market value of such lands, unless he determines that it is in the public interest not to do so.
Provides for an automatic reversion to the United States of those conveyed lands which are not used in accordance with the plan required by this Act.

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