Summary: S.1122 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/25/2005)

Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2005 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (the Secretary) to convey to Resolution Copper Mining, LLC, all, right, title, and interest of the United States in and to specified federal land in Pinal county, Arizona, in exchange for Resolution Copper conveying to the United States title to: (1) the Secretary to specified non-federal land in Gila, Yavapai, Maricopa, and Pinal counties, Arizona, and (2) the Secretary of the Interior to specified non-federal land in Pinal and Santa Cruz counties, Arizona.

Directs the Secretary to convey specified land in Pinal county to the town of Superior, Arizona.

Instructs Resolution Copper to deliver to the Secretary an executed document granting a permanent conservation easement to an entity that is: (1) a qualified unit of government; or (2) a land trust or other qualified organization. Requires Resolution Copper and the grantee, in consultation with the town and other interested parties, to determine whether the area covered by the easement should be used to establish additional public access routes, trails, and trailheads to Apache Leap.

Directs the Secretary, in consultation with Resolution Copper, the town, and other interested parties, to: (1) construct in the Global Ranger District of the Tonto National Forest a replacement campground or campgrounds for the Oak Flat Campground; and (2) provide a replacement rock climbing area or areas on National Forest or public land.