Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 4.djvu/452

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116 STAT. 2880 PUBLIC LAW 107-335—DEC. 16, 2002 (B) are binding upon each subsequent owner of each Property. (2) ACCESS TO RESERVOIRS.— The use restrictions required by paragraph (1) shall ensure that— (A) public access to and along the shoreline of the Reservoirs in existence on the date of enactment of this Act is not obstructed; (B) adequate public access to and along the shoreline of the Reservoirs is maintained; and (C) the operation of the Reservoirs by the Secretary or the Irrigation Districts shall not result in liability of the United States or the Irrigation Districts for damages incurred, as a direct or indirect result of such operation, by the owner of any Property conveyed under this Act, including— (i) damages for any loss of use or enjoyment of a Property; and (ii) damages resulting from any modifications or construction of any reservoir dam. (c) TIMING.— (1) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary shall convey the Properties under this Act as soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this Act and in accordance with all applicable law. Deadline. (2) REPORT.— I f the Secretary has not completed conveyance of the Properties to the Purchaser by the end of the 1-year period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall, before the end of that period, submit a report to the Congress explaining the reasons that conveyance has not been completed and stating the date by which the conveyance will be completed. (d) REIMBURSEMENT OF PURCHASER'S COSTS. —The terms of conveyance shall authorize the Purchaser to require each Lessee to reimburse the Purchaser for a proportionate share of the costs incurred by the Purchaser in completing the transactions pursuant to this Act, including any interest charges. SEC. 6. RESOLUTION OF CLAIMS AND DISPUTES. Notification. After conveyance of the Properties to the Purchaser, if any Lessee has a dispute with or claim against the Purchaser or any of its officers, directors, or members arising from the Properties, the Lessee shall promptly give written notice of the dispute or claim to the Purchaser. If such notice is not provided to the Purchaser within 20 days after the date the Lessee knew or should have known of such dispute or claim, then any right of the Lessee for relief based on such dispute or claim shall be waived. If the Lessee and the Purchaser are unable to resolve the dispute or claim by mediation, the dispute or claim shall be resolved by binding arbitration. SEC. 7. FEDERAL RECLAMATION LAW. No conveyance under this Act shall restrict or limit the authority or ability of the Secretary to fulfill the duties of the Secretary under the Act of June 17, 1902 (32 Stat. 388, chapter