Text: S.271 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 112-165 (08/10/2012)
[112th Congress Public Law 165]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
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Public Law 112-165
To require the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into a property
conveyance with the city of Wallowa, Oregon, and for other
purposes. <<NOTE: Aug. 10, 2012 - [S. 271]>>
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Wallowa Forest
Service Compound Conveyance Act.>>
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Wallowa Forest Service Compound
SEC. 2. CONVEYANCE TO CITY OF WALLOWA, OREGON.
(a) Definitions.--In this Act:
(1) City.--The term ``City'' means the city of Wallowa,
(2) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary
(3) Wallowa forest service compound.--The term ``Wallowa
Forest Service Compound'' means the approximately 1.11 acres of
National Forest System land that--
(A) was donated by the City to the Forest Service on
March 18, 1936; and
(B) is located at 602 First Street, Wallowa, Oregon.
(b) Conveyance.--On the request of the City submitted to the
Secretary by the date that is not later than 1 year after the date of
enactment of this Act and subject to the provisions of this Act, the
Secretary shall convey to the City all right, title, and interest of the
United States in and to the Wallowa Forest Service Compound.
(c) Conditions.--The conveyance under subsection (b) shall be--
(1) by quitclaim deed;
(2) for no consideration; and
(3) subject to--
(A) valid existing rights; and
(B) such terms and conditions as the Secretary may
(d) Use of Wallowa Forest Service Compound.--As a condition of the
conveyance under subsection (b), the City shall--
(1) use the Wallowa Forest Service Compound as a historical
and cultural interpretation and education center;
(2) ensure that the Wallowa Forest Service Compound is
managed by a nonprofit entity;
(3) agree to manage the Wallowa Forest Service Compound with
due consideration and protection for the historic values of the
Wallowa Forest Service Compound; and
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(4) pay the reasonable administrative costs associated with
(e) Reversion.--In the quitclaim deed to the City, the Secretary
shall provide that the Wallowa Forest Service Compound shall revert to
the Secretary, at the election of the Secretary, if any of the
conditions under subsection (c) or (d) are violated.
Approved August 10, 2012.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 271:
HOUSE REPORTS: No. 112-432 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 112-50 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
Vol. 157 (2011):
Nov. 2, considered and passed
Vol. 158 (2012):
July 31, Aug. 1, considered and