S.253 - Edward H. McDaniel American Legion Post No. 22 Land Conveyance Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV] (Introduced 02/01/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources | House - Resources|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 109-39|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/02/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health. (All Actions)|
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Referred in House (07/27/2005)
[Congressional Bills 109th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office] [S. 253 Referred in House (RFH)] 109th CONGRESS 1st Session S. 253 _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES July 27, 2005 Referred to the Committee on Resources _______________________________________________________________________ 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.