S.425 - Green Mountain National Forest Land Adjustment Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 02/17/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||02/17/2005 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.|
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Summary: S.425 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/17/2005)
Green Mountain National Forest Land Adjustment Act of 2005 - Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange any right, title, and interest of the United States in and to five specified parcels of National Forest System land in Vermont. Directs the Secretary to offer to convey such land to Bromley Mountain Ski Resort, Inc.
Makes sale proceeds available for: (1) the location and relocation of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail and the Long National Recreation Trail in Vermont; (2) the acquisition of land for National Forest System purposes within the boundary of Green Mountain National Forest; (3) the acquisition of wetland within the boundary of the Forest to offset the loss of wetland from the parcels sold or exchanged; and (4) the payment of direct administrative costs incurred in carrying out this Act.
Allows the Secretary, using funds made available as described above or otherwise made available for acquisition, to acquire land or an interest in land for National Forest System purposes within the boundary of the Forest.