Text: H.R.5459 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 116-302 (01/05/2021)

 
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Public Law 116-302
116th Congress

                                 An Act


 
 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to correct a land ownership 
error within the boundary of Rocky Mountain National Park, and for other 
            purposes. <<NOTE: Jan. 5, 2021 -  [H.R. 5459]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Rocky Mountain 
National Park Ownership Correction Act. 16 USC 191 note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Rocky Mountain National Park 
Ownership Correction Act''.
SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

    In this Act:
            (1) Federal land.--The term ``Federal land'' means the 
        approximately 0.18 acres of land depicted as ``TR04-168-1'' on 
        the map.
            (2) Map.--The term ``map'' means the map entitled ``Rocky 
        Mountain National Park Proposed Forsyth Family Land Exchange'', 
        numbered 121/154,326, and dated June 2019.
            (3) Non-federal land.--The term ``non-Federal land'' means 
        the approximately 0.18 acres of land depicted as ``TR04-169'' on 
        the map.
            (4) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary 
        of the Interior.
SEC. 3. ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK LAND EXCHANGE.

    (a) Authorization of Exchange.--To correct a longstanding land 
ownership error, if the owner of the non-Federal land offers to convey 
to the Secretary all right, title, and interest of the owner in and to 
the non-Federal land, the Secretary shall convey to the owner of the 
non-Federal land, subject to valid existing rights, all right, title, 
and interest of the United States in and to the Federal land.
    (b) Valuation.--The value of the Federal land and the non-Federal 
land to be exchanged under this Act shall be considered to be of equal 
value.
    (c) Administration.--The non-Federal land acquired by the Secretary 
under this section shall be administered by the Secretary as part of 
Rocky Mountain National Park.

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    (d) Availability of Map.--The map shall be on file and available for 
inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.

    Approved January 5, 2021.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 5459:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 116-611 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 166 (2020):
            Dec. 10, considered and passed House.
            Dec. 19, considered and passed Senate.

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