Summary: S.271 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 112-165 (08/10/2012)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on August 30, 2011. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Wallowa Forest Service Compound Conveyance Act - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to convey, by quitclaim deed and for no consideration, the Wallowa Forest Service Compound to the city of Wallowa, Oregon, upon the request of the city that is submitted to the Secretary within one year of enactment of this Act.

Requires the city of Wallowa to: (1) use the Compound as a historical and cultural interpretation and education center, (2) ensure that the Compound is managed by a nonprofit entity, (3) agree to manage the Compound with due consideration and protection for its historic values, and (4) pay the administrative costs associated with such conveyance.

Requires the Compound to revert to the Secretary if any of the conditions set forth in this Act are violated.