[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 120, 109th Congress, 2nd Session]
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120 STAT. 668

Public Law 109-265
109th Congress

An Act


 
To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey the Newlands Project
Headquarters and Maintenance Yard Facility to the Truckee-Carson
Irrigation District in the State of Nevada.  NOTE: Aug. 3, 2006 -  [S.
310]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled,  NOTE: Newlands Project
Headquarters and Maintenance Yard Facility Transfer Act.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Newlands Project Headquarters and
Maintenance Yard Facility Transfer Act''.

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

In this Act:
(1) Agreement.--The term ``Agreement'' means the memorandum
of agreement between the District and the Secretary identified
as Contract No. 3-LC-20-805 and dated June 9, 2003.
(2) District.--The term ``District'' means the Truckee-
Carson Irrigation District in the State of Nevada.
(3) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary
of the Interior.

SEC. 3. CONVEYANCE OF NEWLANDS PROJECT HEADQUARTERS AND MAINTENANCE YARD
FACILITY.

(a) Conveyance.--
(1) In general.--As soon as practicable after the date of
enactment of this Act and in accordance with the Agreement and
any applicable laws, the Secretary shall convey to the District
all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to
the real property described in paragraph (2).
(2) Description of property.--The real property referred to
in paragraph (1) is the real property within the Newlands
Projects, Nevada, that is--
(A) known as ``2666 Harrigan Road, Fallon, Nevada'';
and
(B) identified for disposition on the map entitled
``Newlands Project Headquarters and Maintenance Yard
Facility''.

(b) Consideration.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law,
amounts received by the United States for the lease or sale of Newlands
Project land comprising the Fallon Freight Yard shall, for purposes of
this section, be treated as consideration for the real property conveyed
under subsection (a).

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(c) Report.--If the Secretary has not completed the conveyance under
subsection (a) within 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act,
the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report that--I22    (1)
explains the reasons why the conveyance has not been completed; and
(2) specifies the date by which the conveyance will be
completed.

(d) Environmental Review, Remediation, and Removal.--In accordance
with the Agreement, the Secretary may not convey the real property under
subsection (a) until--
(1) the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C.
4321 et seq.) and any applicable requirements relating to
cultural resources have been complied with for the real property
to be conveyed under subsection (a); and
(2) any required environmental site assessment, remediation,
or removal has been completed with respect to the real property
to be conveyed under subsection (a).

(e) Liability.--The United States shall not be liable for damages of
any kind arising out of any act, omission by, or occurrence relating to,
the District or any employee, agent, or contractor of the District with
respect to the real property conveyed under subsection (a) that occurs
before, on, or after the date of the conveyance.

Approved August 3, 2006.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 310 (H.R. 540):
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SENATE REPORTS: No. 109-188 (Comm. and Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
Vol. 151 (2005):
Dec. 16, considered and passed
Senate.
Vol. 152 (2006):
July 24, considered and passed
House.