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115th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 6924

  To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain public 
  land within the Henry's Lake Wilderness Study Area in the State of 
  Idaho to resolve an unauthorized use and an occupancy encroachment 
                          dating back to 1983.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           September 26, 2018

 Mr. Simpson introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                     Committee on Natural Resources

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                                 A BILL


 
  To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain public 
  land within the Henry's Lake Wilderness Study Area in the State of 
  Idaho to resolve an unauthorized use and an occupancy encroachment 
                          dating back to 1983.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. LAND CONVEYANCE AND UTILITY RIGHT-OF-WAY, HENRY'S LAKE 
              WILDERNESS STUDY AREA, IDAHO.

    (a) Conveyance and Right-of-Way Authorized.--Notwithstanding 
section 603(c) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 
(43 U.S.C. 1782(c)), the Secretary of the Interior may--
            (1) convey to the owner of a private residence located at 
        3787 Valhalla Road in Island Park, Idaho (in this section 
        referred to as the ``owner''), all right, title, and interest 
        of the United States in and to the approximately 0.5 acres of 
        Federal land in the Henry's Lake Wilderness Study Area 
        described as lot 14, section 33, Township 16 North, Range 43 
        East, Boise Meridian, Fremont County, Idaho; and
            (2) grant Fall River Electric in Ashton, Idaho, the right 
        to operate, maintain, and rehabilitate a right-of-way 
        encumbering approximately 0.4 acres of Federal land in the 
        Henry's Lake Wilderness Study Area described as lot 15, section 
        33, Township 16 North, Range 43 East, Boise Meridian, Fremont 
        County, Idaho, which includes an electric distribution line and 
        access road, 850' in length, 20' in width.
    (b) Consideration; Conditions.--
            (1) Land disposal.--The Secretary shall convey the land 
        under subsection (a)(1) in accordance with section 203 of the 
        Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1713) 
        and part 2711.3-3 of title 43, Code of Federal Regulations. As 
        consideration for the conveyance the owner shall pay to the 
        Secretary an amount equal to the fair market value as valued by 
        a qualified land appraisal and approved by the Appraisal and 
        Valuation Services Office.
            (2) Right-of-way.--The Secretary shall grant the right-of-
        way granted under subsection (a)(2) in accordance with section 
        205 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and 
        part 2800 of title 43, Code of Federal Regulations.
    (c) Exemptions.--Land conveyed under subsection (a)(1) shall be 
exempt from all requirements of--
            (1) the Bureau of Land Management Manual 6330--``Management 
        of BLM Wilderness Study Areas''; and
            (2) the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.
    (d) Additional Terms and Conditions.--The Secretary may require 
such additional terms and conditions in connection with the conveyance 
of the land and the grant of the right-of-way under this section as the 
Secretary considers appropriate to protect the interests of the United 
States.
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