[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 120, 109th Congress, 2nd Session] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office, www.gpo.gov] 120 STAT. 3562 Public Law 109-474 109th Congress An Act To provide for a land exchange involving Federal lands in the Lincoln National Forest in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes. NOTE: Jan. 12, 2007 - [H.R. 482] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, NOTE: Pine Springs Land Exchange Act. SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Pine Springs Land Exchange Act''. SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS. In this Act: (1) Federal land.--The term ``Federal land'' means the 3 parcels of Forest land (including any improvements on the land), comprising approximately 80 acres, as depicted on the map. (2) Forest.--The term ``Forest'' means the Lincoln National Forest in the State of New Mexico. (3) Map.--The term ``map'' means the map entitled ``Pine Springs Land Exchange'' and dated May 25, 2004. (4) Non-federal land.--The term ``non-Federal land'' means the parcel of University land comprising approximately 80 acres, as depicted on the map. (5) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary of Agriculture. (6) University.--The term ``University'' means Lubbock Christian University in the State of New Mexico. SEC. 3. LAND EXCHANGE. (a) In General.--In NOTE: Lubbock Christian University. exchange for the conveyance to the Secretary of the non-Federal land by the University, the Secretary shall convey to the University, by quitclaim deed, all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to the Federal land. (b) Map.-- (1) Availability of map.--The map shall be on file and available for inspection in-- (A) the Office of the Chief of the Forest Service; and (B) the Office of the Supervisor of Lincoln National Forest. (2) Minor errors.--The Secretary and the University may correct any minor errors in the map. SEC. 4. EXCHANGE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. (a) In General.--The conveyance of Federal land under section 3(a) shall be subject to-- (1) any valid existing rights; and [[Page 3563]] 120 STAT. 3563 (2) any additional terms and conditions that the Secretary determines to be appropriate to protect the interests of the United States. (b) Acceptable Title.--Title to the non-Federal land shall-- (1) conform with the title approval standards of the Attorney General applicable to Federal land acquisitions; and (2) otherwise be acceptable to the Secretary. (c) Compliance With Federal Land Policy and Management Act.--The land exchange authorized under section 3(a) shall be carried out in accordance with section 206 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1716). (d) Costs.--The costs of carrying out the exchange of Federal land and non-Federal land shall be shared equally by the Secretary and the University. SEC. 5. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS. (a) Revocation and Withdrawal.-- (1) Revocation of orders.--Any public orders withdrawing any of the Federal land from appropriation or disposal under the public land laws are revoked to the extent necessary to permit disposal of the Federal land in accordance with this Act. (2) Withdrawal of federal land.--Subject to valid existing rights, pending the completion of the land exchange under section 3(a), the Federal land is withdrawn from all forms of location, entry, and patent under the public land laws, including-- (A) the mining and mineral leasing laws; and (B) the Geothermal Steam Act of 1970 (30 U.S.C. 1001 et seq.). (b) Administration of Land Acquired by the United States.-- (1) Boundary adjustment.--On acceptance of title by the Secretary to the non-Federal land-- (A) the non-Federal land shall become part of the Forest; and (B) the boundaries of the Forest shall be adjusted to include the acquired land. (2) Land and water conservation fund.--For purposes of section 7 of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (16 U.S.C. 460l-9), the boundaries of the Forest, as modified under paragraph (1), shall be considered to be boundaries of the Forest as of January 1, 1965. (3) Management.--The Secretary shall manage the non-Federal land acquired under section 3(a) in accordance with-- (A) the Act of March 1, 1911 (commonly known as the ``Weeks Law'') (16 U.S.C. 480 et seq.); and (B) any other laws (including regulations) applicable to National Forest System land. [[Page 3564]] 120 STAT. 3564 (c) Duties of Secretary.--In exercising any discretion necessary to carry out this Act, the Secretary shall ensure that the public interest is well served. Approved January 12, 2007. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 482: --------------------------------------------------------------------------- SENATE REPORTS: No. 109-312 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD: Vol. 151 (2005): Apr. 12, considered and passed House. Vol. 152 (2006): Dec. 7, considered and passed Senate, amended. Dec. 8, House concurred in Senate amendment.