[111th Congress Public Law 167]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]

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Public Law 111-167
111th Congress

                                 An Act

To authorize a land exchange to acquire lands for the Blue Ridge Parkway 
      from the Town of Blowing Rock, North Carolina, and for other 
            purposes. <<NOTE: May 24, 2010 -  [H.R. 1121]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Blue Ridge 
Parkway and Town of Blowing Rock Land Exchange Act of 2009. 16 USC 460a-
5 note. 16 USC 460a-5 note.>> 

    This Act may be cited as the ``Blue Ridge Parkway and Town of 
Blowing Rock Land Exchange Act of 2009''.

    In this Act:
            (1) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary 
        of the Interior.
            (2) Town.--The term ``Town'' means the Town of Blowing Rock 
        in the State of North Carolina.
            (3) Map.--The term ``map'' means the National Park Service 
        map titled ``Blue Ridge Parkway, Proposed Land Exchange with 
        Town of Blowing Rock'', numbered ``601/90,000A'', and dated 
        ``April, 2008''.
            (4) Exchange.--The term ``exchange'' means the exchange of 
        land authorized by section 3(a).
SEC. 3. <<NOTE: 16 USC 460a-5 note.>>  LAND EXCHANGE.

    (a) In General.--Subject to subsection (d), the Secretary may 
exchange approximately 20 acres of land within the boundary of the Blue 
Ridge Parkway that are generally depicted on the map as ``Blowing Rock 
Reservoir'', for approximately 192 acres of land owned by the Town that 
are generally depicted on the map as ``Town of Blowing Rock Exchange 
    (b) Map Availability.--The map shall be on file and available for 
public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park 
    (c) Timing.--The Secretary shall seek to complete the land exchange 
not later than three years after the date of the enactment of this Act.
    (d) Applicable Laws; Terms and Conditions.--The exchange shall be 
subject to--
            (1) laws, regulations, and policies applicable to exchanges 
        of land administered by the National Park Service, including 
        those concerning land appraisals, equalization of values, and 
        environmental compliance; and
            (2) such terms and conditions as the Secretary considers 

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    (e) Equalization of Values.--If the lands proposed for exchange are 
found to be not equal in value, the equalization of values may be 
achieved by adjusting the acreage amounts identified in subsection (a).
    (f) Boundary Adjustment.--Upon completion of the exchange, the 
Secretary shall adjust the boundary of the Blue Ridge Parkway to reflect 
the exchanged lands.
    (g) Administration.--Lands acquired by the Secretary through the 
exchange shall be administered as part of the Blue Ridge Parkway in 
accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
    (h) Future Disposition of Property.--If the Town desires to dispose 
of the reservoir property that is the subject of the exchange, the 
Secretary shall have the right of first refusal to acquire the property 
for the Blue Ridge Parkway.

    Approved May 24, 2010.


HOUSE REPORTS: No. 111-227 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 111-147 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
                                                        Vol. 155 (2009):
                                    July 27, considered and passed 
                                                        Vol. 156 (2010):
                                    May 7, considered and passed Senate.