View all text of Subchapter CXXVIII [§ 460qqq - § 460qqq-5]

Sale of Federal parcel
(a) In general

Notwithstanding sections 1712 and 1713 of title 43 and subject to valid existing rights, not later than 1 year after November 6, 2002, the Secretary shall convey to the highest qualified bidder all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to the Federal parcel.

(b) Disposition of proceedsOf the gross proceeds from the conveyance of land under subsection (a)—
(1) 5 percent shall be available to the State for use in the general education program of the State; and
(2) the remainder shall be deposited in the special account established under the Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act of 1998 (Public Law 105–263; 112 Stat. 2345), to be available to the Secretary, without further appropriation for—
(A) the construction and operation of facilities to support the management of the Conservation Area;
(B) the construction and repair of trails and roads in the Conservation Area authorized under the management plan;
(C) research on and interpretation of the archaeological and geological resources of the Conservation Area;
(D) conservation and research relating to the Conservation Area; and
(E) any other purpose that the Secretary determines to be consistent with the purpose described in section 460qqq of this title.
(Pub. L. 107–282, title VI, § 606, Nov. 6, 2002, 116 Stat. 2012.)