Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 97.djvu/355

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PUBLIC LAW 98-63—JULY 30, 1983 97 STAT. 323 August 6, 1958, to the jurisdiction of the Forest Service, Department of Agriculture for use as an administrative site in connection with the administration of the Tongass National Forest. Lands described in subsection (a) of this section are hereby deleted from Executive Order numbered 8854 and Public Land Order numbered 1707. SEC. 2. (a) Subject to valid existing rights and subsection (c) of this section: Provided, That the National Park Service shall be permitted to continue to use the residence and other improvements on the lands described in this section for a period of not less than three years from the date of enactment of this Act in accordance with terms mutually agreed to by the Secretary of the Interior and the Administrator of the Veterans Administration: Provided further, That the National Park Service shall pay no more for the use of the residence and other improvements than the money actually ex- pended to maintain the same by the Veterans Administration, administration of the following described public lands is hereby transferred to the Veterans Administration for use as an addition to the Sitka National Cemetery: The lands described as tract num- bered 2 of Presidential Proclamation 2965 of February 25, 1952: Provided further. That the actual description of the lands to be administered by the Veterans Administration shall be determined by a survey made and approved by the Secretary of the Interior. The actual description shall be published in the Federal Register as a Public Land Order. (b) The lands described in subsection (a) of this section were reserved by Presidential Proclamation 2965 on February 25, 1952, as an administrative site for the Sitka National Monument. Lands described in subsection (a) of this section are hereby deleted from Presidential Proclamation 2965. (c) In the event that the Administrator of the Veterans Adminis- tration determines that all or any part of the lands described in subsection (a) of this section are no longer needed for National Cemetery purposes, those lands no longer needed shall be returned to the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior. SEC. 3. These provisions may be cited as the "Sitka National Cemetery Transfer Act of 1983". 3CFR, 1938-1943 Comp., p. 984. 23 FR 6182. 3CFR, 1949-1953 Comp., p. 150. Publication in Federal Register. Short title. CHAPTER VII DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT "Unit of general local government." PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF TAXES Notwithstanding any other provision of law: (1) 31 U.S.C. 6901(2) 96 Stat. 1031. is amended to read as follows: "(2) 'unit of general local government' means: "(A) a county (or parish), township, borough existing in Alaska on October 20, 1976, or city where the city is inde- pendent of any other unit of general local government, that: (i) is within the class or classes of such political subdivisions in a State that the Secretary of the Interior, in his discre- tion, determines to be the principal provider or providers of governmental services within the State; and (ii) is a unit of general government as determined by the Secretary of the Interior on the basis of the same principles as were used on