Summary: H.R.6039 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6039. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/07/2018)

This bill directs the Bureau of Reclamation to convey to the Stutsman County Park Board in Jamestown, North Dakota, all U.S. interest in recreation land and permitted cabin land at no cost. As a condition of the conveyances, the board shall agree to pay all survey and other administrative costs necessary for the preparation and completion of any patents for, and transfers of title to, the land.

The board shall manage the recreation land: (1) for recreation and public purposes consistent with the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, (2) for public access, (3) for fish and wildlife habitat, or (4) to preserve its natural character. The board shall manage the permitted cabin land for cabins or recreational residences in existence as of this bill's enactment or for any of the recreation land management purposes.

Reclamation shall convey to North Dakota all U.S. interest in the game and fish headquarters, on the condition that the headquarters continue to be used as a game and fish headquarters or for substantially similar purposes.

The bill exempts the United States from liability for damages, including flood damages, except for damages caused by an act or omission of a U.S. employee, agent, or contracts before the enactment of this bill.