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                                                 Union Calendar No. 388
108th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 3427

                          [Report No. 108-644]

 To authorize a land conveyance between the United States and the City 
               of Craig, Alaska, and for other purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            October 30, 2003

 Mr. Young of Alaska introduced the following bill; which was referred 
                     to the Committee on Resources

                           September 7, 2004

  Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole 
       House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed
 [Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed 
                               in italic]
[For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on October 
                               30, 2003]

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                                 A BILL


 
 To authorize a land conveyance between the United States and the City 
               of Craig, Alaska, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    (a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Craig Recreation 
Land Purchase Act''.
    (b) Definitions.--For the purposes of this Act, the following 
definitions apply:
            (1) City.--The term ``City'' means the City of Craig, 
        Alaska.
            (2) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary 
        of Agriculture.

SEC. 2. AUTHORIZATION FOR CONVEYANCE.

    (a) In General.--If the City tenders all right, title, and interest 
of the City in and to the land described in subsection (b) to the 
Secretary not later than 6 months after the date the City receives the 
results of the appraisal conducted pursuant to section 4, the Secretary 
shall accept such tender.
    (b) Land Description.--The land referred to in subsection (a) is as 
follows:
            (1) The municipal land identified on the map entitled 
        ``Informational Map, Sunnahae Trail and Recreation Parcel and 
        Craig Cannery Property'' and dated August 2003.
            (2) Lots 1 and 1A, Block 11-A, as identified on the City of 
        Craig Subdivision Plat, Craig Tideland Addition, Patent # 155 
        (Inst. 69-982, Ketchikan Recording Office), dated April 21, 
        2004, consisting of approximately 22,353 square feet of land.
            (3) The portion of Beach Road eastward of a projected line 
        between the southwest corner of lot 1, Block 11, USS 1430 and 
        the northwest corner of lot 1, Block 11-A, as identified on the 
        City of Craig Subdivision Plat, Craig Tideland Addition, Patent 
        # 155 (Inst. 69-982, Ketchikan Recording Office), dated April 
        21, 2004, consisting of approximately 4,700 square feet of 
        land.

SEC. 3. ACQUISITION OF LAND BY THE CITY OF CRAIG.

    (a) Use of Funds for Land Acquisition.--Funds received by the City 
under section 2 shall be used by the City for the purchase of the land 
shown on the map entitled ``Wards Cove Property,'' dated March 24, 
1969.
    (b) Cost of Land; Equalization of Value.--The purchase of land by 
the City under subsection (a) shall be for an amount equal to the 
appraised value of the lands conveyed to the Secretary by the City, 
except that the Secretary and the City may equalize the values by 
adjusting acreage or by payments not to exceed $100,000.

SEC. 4. APPRAISAL.

    Prior to any conveyance under this Act, the Secretary shall--
            (1) conduct an appraisal of the land identified for 
        conveyance by the City, in accordance with and conforming to 
        the most current versions of the Uniform Appraisal Standards 
        for Federal Land Acquisitions, Uniform Standards of 
        Professional Practice, and U.S. Forest Service Appraisal 
        Directives; and
            (2) notify the City of the results of the appraisal.

SEC. 5. MANAGEMENT OF CONVEYED LAND.

    Land received by the Secretary pursuant to this Act shall be--
            (1) included in the Tongass National Forest; and
            (2) managed in accordance with the laws, regulations, and 
        forest plan applicable to the Tongass National Forest.

SEC. 6. AUTHORIZATION.

    There are authorized to be appropriated--
            (1) to the Forest Service for the reconstruction of the 
        Sunnahae Trail $250,000; and
            (2) such other sums as are necessary to carry out this Act.




                                                 Union Calendar No. 388

108th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                               H. R. 3427

                          [Report No. 108-644]

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL

 To authorize a land conveyance between the United States and the City 
               of Craig, Alaska, and for other purposes.

_______________________________________________________________________

                           September 7, 2004

  Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole 
       House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed