Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 99 Part 1.djvu/482
99 STAT. 460
PUBLIC LAW 99-96—SEPT. 25, 1985 Public Law 99-96 99th Congress An Act
Sept. 25, 1985 [S. 444]
43 USC 1629.
To amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in congress assembled, SECTION 1. The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (85 Stat. 688, 43 U.S.C. 1601-28), as amended, is further amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sections: "SEC. 34. (a) For purposes of this section the following terms shall have the following meanings: "(1) the term The Agreement' or 'Agreement' means the agreement entitled 'Terms and Conditions Governing Legislative Land Consolidation and Exchange between NANA Regional Corporation, Inc., and the United States' executed by the Secretary of the Interior and the President of NANA Regional Corporation, Inc., on January 31 and January 24, 1985, respectively. "(2) the term 'transportation system' means the Red Dog Mine Transportation System described in Exhibit B of the Agreement. "(3) the term 'NANA' means NANA Regional Corporation, Inc., a corporation formed for the Natives of Northwest Alaska pursuant to the provisions of this Act. "(b) Except as otherwise provided by this section, the Secretary shall convey to NANA, in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in the Agreement, lands and interests in lands specified in the Agreement in exchange for lands and interests in lands of NANA, specified in the Agreement, upon fulfillment by NANA of its obligations under the Agreement: Provided, however, That this modified exchange is accepted by NANA within 60 days of enactment. "(c)(1) The Secretary shall convey to NANA, pursuant to the provisions of paragraph A(l) of the Agreement, the right, title and interest of the United States only in and to those lands designated as 'Amended A(l) Lands' on the map entitled 'Modified Cape Krusenstern Land Exchange", dated July 18, 1985. The charges to be made pursuant to paragraphs B(l) and D(27) of the Agreement against NANA's land entitlements under this Act shall be reduced by an amount equivalent to the difference between that acreage conveyed pursuant to this subsection and the acreage that would have been conveyed to NANA pursuant to paragraph A(l) of the Agreement but for this subsection. "(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph A(3) of the Agreement, the Secretary shall not convey to NANA any right, title and interest of the United States in the lands described in such paragraph A(3) and the Secretary shall make no charge to NANA's remaining entitlements under this Act with respect to such lands. Such lands shall be retained in Federal ownership but shall be subject to the easement described in Exhibit D to the Agreement as