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Referred in House (07/27/2005)

 
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[S. 253 Referred in House (RFH)]


109th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                 S. 253


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             July 27, 2005

                 Referred to the Committee on Resources

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                                 AN ACT


 
 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land to the 
Edward H. McDaniel American Legion Post No. 22 in Pahrump, Nevada, for 
 the construction of a post building and memorial park for use by the 
   American Legion, other veterans' groups, and the local community.

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Edward H. McDaniel American Legion 
Post No. 22 Land Conveyance Act''.

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

    In this Act:
            (1) Post no. 22.--The term ``Post No. 22'' means the Edward 
        H. McDaniel American Legion Post No. 22 in Pahrump, Nevada.
            (2) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary 
        of the Interior, acting through the Director of the Bureau of 
        Land Management.

SEC. 3. CONVEYANCE OF LAND TO EDWARD H. MCDANIEL AMERICAN LEGION POST 
              NO. 22.

    (a) Conveyance on Condition Subsequent.--Not later than 180 days 
after the date of enactment of this Act, subject to valid existing 
rights and the condition stated in subsection (c) and in accordance 
with the Act of June 14, 1926 (commonly known as the ``Recreation and 
Public Purposes Act'') (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.), the Secretary shall 
convey to Post No. 22, for no consideration, all right, title, and 
interest of the United States in and to the parcel of land described in 
subsection (b).
    (b) Description of Land.--The parcel of land referred to in 
subsection (a) is the parcel of Bureau of Land Management land that--
            (1) is bounded by Route 160, Bride Street, and Dandelion 
        Road in Nye County, Nevada;
            (2) consists of approximately 4.5 acres of land; and
            (3) is more particularly described as a portion of the S 
        \1/4\ of section 29, T. 20 S., R. 54 E., Mount Diablo and Base 
        Meridian.
    (c) Condition on Use of Land.--
            (1) In general.--Post No. 22 and any successors of Post No. 
        22 shall use the parcel of land described in subsection (b) for 
        the construction and operation of a post building and memorial 
        park for use by Post No. 22, other veterans groups, and the 
        local community for events and activities.
            (2) Reversion.--Except as provided in paragraph (3), if the 
        Secretary, after notice to Post No. 22 and an opportunity for a 
        hearing, makes a finding that Post No. 22 has used or permitted 
        the use of the parcel for any purpose other than the purpose 
        specified in paragraph (1) and Post No. 22 fails to discontinue 
        that use, title to the parcel shall revert to the United 
        States, to be administered by the Secretary.
            (3) Waiver.--The Secretary may waive the requirements of 
        paragraph (2) if the Secretary

        determines that a waiver would be in the best interests of the 
        United States.

            Passed the Senate July 26, 2005.

            Attest:

                                             EMILY J. REYNOLDS,

                                                             Secretary.

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