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PUBLIC LAW 106-541—DEC. 11, 2000 114 STAT. 2701 or substitute for, an existing cabin site lease under paragraph (2). (2) DETERMINATION; NOTICE. — Not later than 1 year after Deadline, the date of enactment of this Act, and before proceeding with any exchange under this title, the Secretary shall— (A)(i) with the concurrence of the Secretary of the Interior, determine individual cabin sites that are not suitable for conveyance to a lessee because the cabin sites are isolated so that conveyance of 1 or more of the cabin sites would create an inholding that would impair management of the Refuge; and (ii) with the concurrence of the Secretary of the Interior and the lessee, determine individual cabin sites that are not suitable for conveyance to a lessee for any other reason that adversely impacts the future habitability of the cabin sites; and (B) provide written notice to each lessee that specifies any requirements concerning the form of a notice of interest in acquiring a cabin site that the lessee may submit under subsection (b)(1) and an estimate of the portion of administrative costs that would be required to be reimbursed to the Secretary under section 808(b), to— (i) determine whether the lessee is interested in acquiring the cabin site area of the lessee; and (ii) inform each lessee of the rights of the lessee under this title. (3) OFFER OF COMPARABLE CABIN SITE. —I f the Secretary determines that a cabin site is not suitable for conveyance to a lessee under paragraph (2)(A), the Secretary, in consultation with the Secretary of the Interior, shall offer to the lessee the opportunity to acquire a comparable cabin site within the same cabin site area. (b) RESPONSE. — (1) NOTICE OF INTEREST.— (A) IN GENERAL.— Not later than July 1, 2003, a lessee Deadline, shall notify the Secretary in writing of an interest in acquiring the cabin site of the lessee. (B) FORM. —The notice under this paragraph shall be submitted in such form as is required by the Secretary under subsection (a)(2)(B). (2) UNPURCHASED CABIN SITES. —I f the Secretary receives no notice of interest or offer to purchase a cabin site from the lessee under paragraph (1) or the lessee declines an opportunity to purchase a comparable cabin site under subsection (a)(3), the cabin site shall be subject to sections 805 and 806. (c) PROCESS. —After providing notice to a lessee under subsection (a)(2)(B), the Secretary, with the concurrence of the Secretary of the Interior, shall— (1) determine whether any small parcel of land adjacent to any cabin site (not including shoreline or land needed to provide public access to the shoreline of Fort Peck Lake) should be conveyed as part of the cabin site to— (A) protect water quality; (B) eliminate an inholding; or (C) facilitate administration of the land remaining in Federal ownership;