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P.L. 111-53, The Utah Recreational Land Exchange Act of 2009
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H.R. 1275 would direct the exchange of certain land in Grand, San Juan, and Uintah Counties, Utah.
Utah Recreational Land Exchange Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to convey specified federal land in Grand, San Juan, and Uintah Counties, Utah, to the state of Utah in exchange for specified non-federal land in such counties. Requires the conveyance to be in three phases.
Requires all costs of the land exchanges under this Act, including but not limited to, appraisals, surveys, and related costs, to be paid equally by the Secretary and the state.
Sets forth provisions regarding: (1) land valuation, appraisal, and equalization; and (2) land administration, including water rights, hazardous materials, oil shale resources, mineral leasing, and revenues.
Requires the conveyance of certain federal land to be subject to a 1,000 foot wide scenic easement and a 200 foot wide road of right-of-way previously granted to the National Park Service (NPS) for the Dinosaur National Monument.
Terminates this Act's provisions five years after their enactment.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 8/19/2009: Signed by President.
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