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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-571—OCT. 30, 1984

98 STAT. 2943

Public Law 98-571 98th Congress An Act To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey, for certain specified consideration, to the Sabine River Authority approximately thirty-one thousand acres of land within the Sabine National Forest to be used for the purposes of the Toledo Bend project, Louisiana and Texas, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. Not later than one hundred and eighty days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Agriculture shall convey, in exchange for the land and other consideration specified in section 2, to the Sabine River Authority of Texas lands owned by the United States in the Sabine National Forest in and adjacent to the Toledo Bend Reservoir, located in Louisiana and Texas, as generally depicted on a map dated August 1984 on file in the office of the Chief, Forest Service, United States Department of Agriculture, as follows: (a) approximately thirty-one thousand acres of such lands which are inundated and below an elevation of one hundred and seventy-two feet mean sea level; (b) that portion of Recreational Site No. 5 consisting of approximately eleven acres of such lands, not subject to inundation, which are heavily developed for recreational use and lie above one hundred and seventy-five feet mean sea level; and (c) approximately one hundred and seven acres of such lands in the flood plain which are at an elevation of one hundred and seventy-two feet mean sea level or higher but not higher than one hundred and seventy-five feet mean sea level and which after the conveyance of lands described in clauses (a) and (b) of this section would no longer be immediately adjacent to land owned by the United States in the Sabine National Forest. SEC. 2. In exchange for the conveyance of those lands described in section 1, the Sabine River Authority of Texas shall (a) convey, by quitclaim deed, to the United States those lands in the flood plain comprising approximately five hundred and eighty-six acres, as generally depicted on a map dated August 1984 on file in the office of the Chief, Forest Service, United States Department of Agriculture, which are at an elevation of one hundred and seventy-two feet mean sea level or higher but not higher than one hundred and seventy-five feet mean sea level and which lie on the shoreline of the Toledo Bend Reservoir and are immediately adjacent to land owned by the United States in the Sabine National Forest and (b) deposit with the Secretary the sum of $650,000.

Oct. 30, 1984 [H.R. 3150]

Public lands. National Forest System.