16 U.S. Code § 460nnn–104 - Land exchange, Lowther (Clemens) Ranch
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(a) Exchange authorized
For the purpose of protecting and consolidating Federal lands within the Cooperative Management and Protection Area, the Secretary may carry out a land exchange with the Lowther (Clemens) Ranch to convey all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to certain parcels of land under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management in the vicinity of Steens Mountain, Oregon, as depicted on the map referred to in section 460nnn–105 (a) of this title, consisting of a total of approximately 11,796 acres in exchange for the private lands described in subsection (b) of this section.
(b) Receipt of non-Federal lands
As consideration for the conveyance of the Federal lands referred to in subsection (a) of this section and the disbursement referred to in subsection (d) of this section, the Lowther (Clemens) Ranch shall convey to the Secretary a parcel of land consisting of approximately 1,078 acres, as depicted on the map referred to in section 460nnn–105 (a) of this title, for inclusion in the Cooperative Management and Protection Area.
(c) Treatment of grazing
Paragraphs (2) and (3) of section 460nnn–23 (e) of this title, relating to the effect of the cancellation in whole of the grazing permit for the Fish Creek/Big Indian allotment in the Wilderness Area and reassignment of use areas as described in paragraph (3)(D) of such section, shall apply to the land exchange authorized by this section.
Upon completion of the land exchange authorized by this section, the Secretary is authorized to make a disbursement to Lowther (Clemens) Ranch, in the amount of $148,000.
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