Summary: H.R.482 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 109-474 (01/12/2007)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on July 31, 2006. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Pine Springs Land Exchange Act - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to convey to Lubbock Christian University by quitclaim deed all right of the United States to specified federal land in the Lincoln National Forest in New Mexico in exchange for the conveyance of certain University land (the non-federal land).

Requires that: (1) title to the non-federal land conform with the title approval standards of the Attorney General applicable to federal land acquisitions and be otherwise acceptable to the Secretary; and (2) the costs of implementing the exchange be shared equally by the Secretary and the University.

Sets forth provisions regarding: (1) the correction of minor errors in the map; (2) revocation and withdrawal of federal land; and (3) administration of land acquired by the United States.

Instructs the Secretary, in exercising any discretion necessary to carry out this Act, to ensure that the public interest is well served.