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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-559—OCT. 28, 1988

102 STAT. 2799

Spanish colonial frontier culture, and Spanish colonialism in New Mexico. The study shall include an analysis of the significance of the San Gabriel Historic Landmark and the Los Luceros Hacienda as they relate to the Spanish Borderlands story of the Southwest. (b) RECOMMENDATIONS.—The study shall include recommendations with respect to— (1) measures for the preservation and interpretation of resources associated with the Spanish colonization of the Southwest; and (2) indications of types and general intensities of development, including the feasibility of visitor facilities, that would be associated with public enjoyment and use of the sites, including general location and anticipated costs. (c) COMPLETION OF STUDY.—The study shall be completed and transmitted to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate not later than two years after the date on which funds are appropriated for the study. SEC. 403. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this title. TITLE V—"A" MOUNTAIN LAND EXCHANGE SEC. 501. SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE LAND EXCHANGE. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to exchange certain Minerals and lands as identified for disposal in the Southern Rio Grande Plan Joining. Amendment for certain mining claims on lands withdrawn for the ^i^™s. National Aeronautic and Space Administration and New Mexico A and M College (now New Mexico State University) under P.L.O. 3685 and P.L.O. 2051. Once the United States determines the claims are valid under existing law, the exchange authorized by the preceding sentence shall be made on an equal value basis as determined by an independent appraisal. SEC. 502. LAND EXCHANGE.

(a) The Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to make available for exchange the Federal interests in the lands described in subsection (b) for the private interests in the lands described in subsection (c). The exchange shall be made in a manner consistent with applicable provisions of law and shall be on the basis of equal value as provided in section 206 of the Federal Land Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1716). (b) The Federal interests to be made available for exchange under this section are those lands in sections 14, 22, 23, 26, and 35 of township 23 south, range 2 east. New Mexico Principal Meridian which are encompassed by P.L.O. 2051. (c) The private interests to be exchanged pursuant to this section are those lands owned by New Mexico State University in sections 19, 29, 30, and 31 of township 22 south, range 4 east, and section 6 of township 23 south, range 4 east. New Mexico Principal Meridian. The exchange may be made regardless of the reverter provision contained in the patent of those lands to the Regents of the Agricultural College of New Mexico and shall not be deemed to constitute the basis for reversion.