Summary: H.R.1275 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 111-53 (08/05/2009)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July 8, 2009. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Utah Recreational Land Exchange Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to convey specified federal land in Grand, San Juan, and Uintah Counties, Utah, to the state of Utah in exchange for specified non-federal land in such counties. Requires the conveyance to be in three phases.

Requires all costs of the land exchanges under this Act, including but not limited to, appraisals, surveys, and related costs, to be paid equally by the Secretary and the state.

Sets forth provisions regarding: (1) land valuation, appraisal, and equalization; and (2) land administration, including water rights, hazardous materials, oil shale resources, mineral leasing, and revenues.

Requires the conveyance of certain federal land to be subject to a 1,000-foot wide scenic easement and a 200-foot wide road of right-of-way previously granted to the National Park Service (NPS) for the Dinosaur National Monument.

Terminates this Act's provisions five years after their enactment.

Authorizes appropriations.