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106th CONGRESS 2d Session S. 1599 _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES January 27, 2000 Referred to the Committee on Resources _______________________________________________________________________ AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange all or part of certain administrative sites and other land in the Black Hills National Forest and to use funds derived from the sale or exchange to acquire replacement sites and to acquire or construct administrative improvements in connection with the Black Hills National Forest. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SALE OR EXCHANGE OF LAND. (a) In General.--The Secretary of Agriculture (referred to in this Act as the ``Secretary'') may, under such terms and conditions as the Secretary may prescribe, sell or exchange any right, title, and interest of the United States in and to the approximately 367 acres contained in the following parcels of land in the State of South Dakota: (1) Tract BLKH-1 ``Spearfish Dwelling'' (approximately 0.24 acres); N\1/2\ lots 8 and 9 of block 16, sec. 10, T6N, R2E. (2) Tract BLKH-2 ``Deadwood Garage'' (approximately 0.12 acres); lots 9 and 11 of block 34, sec. 26, T5N, R3E. (3) Tract BLKH-3 ``Deadwood Dwellings'' (approximately 0.32 acres); lots 12 through 16 of Block 44, sec. 26, T5N, R3E. (4) Tract BLKH-4 ``Hardy Work Center'' (approximately 150 acres); E\1/2\, SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\; SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\; sec. 19; NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\, NE\1/4\; E\1/2\, NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\; E\1/2\, SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\; NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\; sec. 30, T3N, R1E. (5) Tract BLKH-6 ``Pactola Work Center'' (approximately 100 acres); W\1/2\, SW\1/4\, NW\1/4\; W\1/2\, NW\1/4\, SW\1/4\; W\1/2\, SW\1/4\, SW\1/4\; SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\, SW\1/4\; sec. 25; E\1/2\, E\1/4\, SE\1/4\; SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\; sec. 26; T2N, R5E. (6) Tract BLKH-7 ``Pactola Ranger District Office'' (approximately 8.25 acres); lot 1 of Ranger Station Subdivision, sec. 4, T1N, R7E. (7) Tract BLKH-8 ``Reder Administrative Site'' (approximately 82 acres); lots 6 and 7, sec. 29; lot A of Reder Placer, lot 19, NW\1/4\, SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\, sec. 30, T1S, R5E. (8) Tract BLKH-9 ``Allen Gulch Properties'' (approximately 20.60 acres); lot 14, sec. 25, T1S, R4E. (9) Tract BLKH-10 ``Custer Ranger District Office'' (approximately 0.39 acres); lots 4 and 9 of block 125 plus the east 15 feet of the vacated north/south alley adjacent to lot 4, city of Custer, sec. 26, T3S, R4E. (b) Applicable Authorities.--Except as otherwise provided in this Act, any sale or exchange of land described in subsection (a) shall be subject to laws (including regulations) applicable to the conveyance and acquisition of land for National Forest System purposes. (c) Cash Equalization.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary may accept cash equalization payments in excess of 25 percent of the total value of the land described in subsection (a) from any exchange under subsection (a). (d) Solicitations of Offers.-- (1) In general.--In carrying out this Act, the Secretary may use solicitations of offers for sale or exchange under this Act on such terms and conditions as the Secretary may prescribe. (2) Rejection of offers.--The Secretary may reject any offer under this Act if the Secretary determines that the offer is not adequate or not in the public interest. SEC. 2. DISPOSITION OF FUNDS. Any funds received by the Secretary through sale or by cash equalization from an exchange-- (1) shall be deposited into the fund established by Public Law 90-171 (commonly known as the ``Sisk Act'') (16 U.S.C. 484a); and (2) shall be available for expenditure, on appropriation, for-- (A) the acquisition of land and interests in land in the State of South Dakota; and (B) the acquisition or construction of administrative improvements in connection with the Black Hills National Forest. SEC. 3. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as are necessary to carry out this Act. Passed the Senate November 19, 1999. Attest: GARY SISCO, Secretary.
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