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[72 Stat. 32]
[72 Stat. 32]
PUBLIC LAW 85-000—MMMM. DD, 1958


PUBLIC LAW 85-339-MAR. 6, 1958

[72 S T A T.

(5) All of southeast quarter of township 24 south, range 62 east. (6) All of township 24 south, range 63 east. (7) All of township 24 south, range 64 east, except sections 1, 12, 13,24,25, and 36. (8) All of township 25 south, range 62 east. (9) All of township 25 south, range 63 east. (10) All of sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6, township 25 s6uth, range 64 east. (11) All of sections 1,2,11,12,13, and 14, township 26 south, range 62 east. (12) All of northwest quarter, township 26 south, range 63 east. AH range references contained in the foregoing refer to the Mount Diablo base and meridian. caption*

SEC. 3. The Commission, a c t i n g on behalf of the State, i s h e r e by

given the option, after compliance with all of the provisions of this Act and any regulations promulgated hereunder, of having patented to the State by the Secretary all or portions of the lands within the transfer area. Such option may be exercised at any time during the five-year period of segregation established in section 2, but the filing of any application for the conveyance of title to any lands within the transfer area, if received by the Secretary from the Commission prior to the expiration of such period, shall have the effect of extending the period of segregation of such lands from all forms of entry under the public land laws until such application is finally disposed of by the Secretary. Requirements. g^c. 4. Prior to couveying any lands or interests in lands of the United States to the State, the Commission and the Secretary shall comply with the requirements set out following: m^\!" °' develop(a) The Commissioii, within three years after the effective date of this Act, shall submit to the Secretary a proposed plan of development for the entire transfer area, which plan shall include but need not be limited to the general terms and conditions under which individuals, governmental agencies or subdivisions, corporations, associations or other le^al entities may acquire rights, title, or interests in and to lands within the transfer area. Selections; ap- (b) A t any time after submission of a proposed plan for the entire p l i c a t i o n s for, ^ '.












transfer area, as required by the preceding subsection, the Commission may select for transfer from Federal to State ownership such land units within the transfer area as contain not less than eighteen sections of land in reasonably compact tracts, taking into account the situation and potential uses of the land involved. All applications for transfer of title to any such land unit shall be made to the Secretary and shall be accompanied by a development and acquisition planning report containing such information relative to any proposed development and acquisition payment plan as may by regulation be required by the Secretary. No acquisition payment plan shall be considered by the Secretary unless such plan provides for payment by the State into the Treasury of the United States, within five years of the delivery of patent to the Commission, of an amount equal to the appraised fair market value of the lands conveyed. (Q) A t the earliest practicable date following the effective date of this Act, the Secretary shall cause an appraisal to be made of the fair market value of the lands within the entire transfer area, including mineral and material values, if any; such appraisal when completed shall constitute the only basis for determining the compensation to be paid to the United States by the Commission for the transfer of any or all of the lands to which this Act is applicable.