Text: H.R.6968 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/28/2018)


115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6968


To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Bureau of Land Management land in Daggett County, Utah, to the State of Utah for public purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 28, 2018

Mr. Bishop of Utah introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Bureau of Land Management land in Daggett County, Utah, to the State of Utah for public purposes.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Jarvie Ranch Conveyance Act”.

SEC. 2. Definitions.

For the purposes of this Act:

(1) STATE.—The term “State” means the State of Utah.

(2) SECRETARY.—The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Interior.

SEC. 3. Land conveyance, State of Utah.

(a) Conveyance required.—Subject to valid existing rights, if the State submits a written request to the Secretary not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act requesting the conveyance of the Bureau of Land Management land described in subsection (b) for public purposes, the Secretary shall convey, without consideration and by quitclaim deed, to the State all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to the parcel of land, including improvements thereon, described in subsection (b).

(b) Description of land.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—The parcel of Bureau of Land Management land and any improvements to be conveyed under subsection (a) is the approximately 530-acre parcel identified on the map entitled “Jarvie Ranch Conveyance Act”, and dated ___.

(2) AVAILABILITY OF MAP.—The map referred to in paragraph (1) shall be kept on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate office of the Bureau of Land Management. The Secretary may correct minor errors in the map.

(c) Survey.—The exact acreage and legal description of the Bureau of Land Management land to be conveyed under subsection (a) shall be determined by a survey satisfactory to the Secretary.

(d) Time for completion of conveyance.—The Secretary shall complete the conveyance under subsection (a) not later than one year after the date on which the State submits the written request described in such subsection.