Summary: S.1936 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (10/17/2000)

Bend Pine Nursery Land Conveyance Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange specified National Forest System land and improvements in Oregon.

States that consideration may include land or improvements, and permits a cash equalization payment exceeding 25 percent of the exchanged land.

Grants right of first refusal to purchase the Bend Pine Nursery to the Bend Metro Park and Recreation District in Deschutes County, Oregon.

(Sec. 4) Requires proceeds to be deposited in the fund established under the Sisk Act. Makes the proceeds from any such sale available to the Secretary without further appropriations Act for: (1) acquisition, construction, or improvement of visitor and administrative facilities and land in connection with the Deschutes National Forest; (2) construction of a bunkhouse facility in the Umatilla National Forest; and (3) acquisition of land and land interests in Oregon.

(Sec. 5) Authorizes the Secretary to use such proceeds or other funds subsequently made available to acquire, construct, or improve administrative facilities and related land in connection with the Deschutes National Forest System.

(Sec. 6) Authorizes appropriations.