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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1534

! «o, y. Federal ^^br*^t' pu ica ion. 25 USC 640d— 640d-28.

43 USC 1701 "ote. 43 USC 869— 869-4.

26 USC 1. 26 USC 1033. 31 USC 6902.

PUBLIC LAW 98-408—AUG. 28, 1984

(A) are acquired in fee under section 3 by the Secretary of the Interior or the Zuni Indian Tribe, and (B) are subject to taxation by Apache County, Arizona, on the date of enactment of this Act. (b)(1) The Secretary of the Interior shall designate the land which is available for sale under subsection (a) by no later than the date which is two years after the date of enactment of this Act. The Secretary of the Interior shall publish in the Federal Register a description of any land so designated. (2) The designation of land under paragraph (1) shall be subject to any land transfer which is required in order to carry out any relocation pursuant to Public Law 93-531. (3) Land which is designated by the Secretary of the Interior under paragraph (1) shall be available for sale under subsection (a) during the period which begins on the date which such designation is made and ends on the date which is four years after the date of enactment of this Act. (c)(1) If Apache County, Arizona, agrees to use any portion of the land purchased under subsection (a) only for public purposes, the price at which such portion of the land shall be sold to Apache County under subsection (a) shall be equal to the lesser of— (A) the price at which Apache County could acquire such land under the Federal Land Policy Management Act of 1976, or (B) the price at which Apache County could acquire such land under the Act of June 14, 1926 (44 Stat. 741; chapter 578). (2) If Apache County, Arizona, does not agree to use a portion of the land purchase by such county under subsection (a) only for public purposes, the price at which such portion of land shall be sold under subsection (a) shall be fair market value of such portion of land determined with regard to the current use of such portion of land on the day preceding the date of such sale. (d) The provisions of this section shall not delay the transfer of any land under this Act for the benefit of the Zuni Indian Tribe. SEC. 6. The value of the interest in land conveyed or any funds expended pursuant to this Act or any other sums expended or services rendered gratuitously or otherwise by the United States for the benefit of the Zuni Indian Tribe or its members from 1846 to the present shall not be offset against any award of judgment against the United States which may be rendered in favor of the Zuni Indian Tribe in Docket Numbers 161-79L and 327-81L presently pending before the United States Court of Claims. The Zuni Indian Tribe may encumber its interest in said dockets in order to acquire the lands described in section 3. SEC. 7. For the purpose of subtitle A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, any transfer of private lands or leasehold interests to which section 3 applies shall be deemed to be an involuntary conversion within the meaning of section 1033 of such Code. SEC. 8. Payment being made to any State or local government pursuant to the provisions of section 1601 of title 31, United States