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PUBLIC LAW 104-42 —NOV. 2, 1995 109 STAT. 363 (1) IN GENERAL.— Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary may— (A) select real property that is the subject of screening activities conducted by the Secretary of Defense or the Administrator of General Services pursuant to applicable Federal laws (including regulations) for possible transfer to Federal agencies; and (B) make recommendations to the Chairman concerning making an exchange under subsection (c) that includes such real property. (2) TRANSFER.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if the Chairman approves an exchange proposed by the Secretary under paragraph (1)— (A) the Secretary of Defense or the Administrator of General Services shall transfer the real property described in paragraph (1)(A) that is the subject of the exchange to the Secretary without reimbursement; and (B) the Secretary shall carry out the exchange. (3) LIMITATION.—No Federal lands that generate income (or would be expected to generate income) for the Federal Government may be conveyed pursuant to this subsection to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands. (e) SURVEYS AND APPRAISALS. — (1) REQUIREMENT. — The Secretary shall conduct a survey of all Hawaiian Home Lands based on the report entitled "Survey Needs for the Hawaiian Home Lands", issued by the Bureau of Land Management of the Department of the Interior, and dated July 199 L (2) OTHER SURVEYS. — The Secretary is authorized to conduct such other surveys and appraisals as may be necessary to make an informed decision regarding approval or disapproval of a proposed exchange. SEC. 206. ADMINISTRATION OF ACTS BY UNITED STATES. (a) DESIGNATION. — (1) IN GENERAL. — Not later than 120 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall designate an individual from within the Department of the Interior to administer the responsibilities of the United States under this title and the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act. (2) DEFAULT.—I f the Secretary fails to make an appointment by the date specified in paragraph (1), or if the position is vacant at any time thereafter, the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Budget, and Administration of the Department of the Interior shall exercise the responsibilities for the Department in accordance with subsection (b). (b) RESPONSIBILITIES,. — The individual designated pursuant to subsection (a) shall, in administering the laws referred to in such subsection— (1) advance the interests of the beneficiaries; and (2) assist the beneficiaries and the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands in obtaining assistance from programs of the Department of the Interior and other Federal agencies that will promote homesteading opportunities, economic self-sufficiency, and social well-being of the beneficiaries.