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[74 Stat. 370]
[74 Stat. 370]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

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70A Stat. 147.

PUBLIC LAW 86-611-JULY 12, 1960

[74 S T A T.

line of section 33,5,300 feet to the place of beginning (excepting therefrom those portions lying along said river as deeded to the State of Illinois and recorded in the recorder's office as document numbered 414965, book 691, page 31; document numbered 414965, book 691, page 34, and document numbered 414965, book 691, page 35; also excepting those portions deeded to John Flom and recorded in the recorder's office as document numbered 458161, book 759, page 38; also excepting that portion deeded to Three Rivers Yacht Club and recorded in the recorder's office as document numbered 695487, book 129, page 625; also excepting therefrom that portion deeded to Robert Berglund and Hugh Black and recorded m the recorder's office as document numbered 846871, book 1698, page 303; also excepting that portion included within the lines measured 100 feet outward from the existing high bank on both sides of Grant Creek Cutoff and Grant Creek) containing 946 acres, more or less. (b) The conveyance authorized to be made pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall be conditional upon the payment by the State of Illinois to the Administrator of General Services as consideration for such conveyance of the sum of $286,638. (c) The land authorized to be conveyed pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall be conveyed subject to such easements for railroad rights-of-way as shall, in the determination of the Administrator of General Services, be necessary or appropriate to provide railroad service for the purchasers of adjoining tracts of land from the United States. (d) The instrument of conveyance authorized by this section shall expressly require (1) that in the event the property conveyed by such instrument ceases to be used for wildlife conservation or recreational purposes, all right, title, and interest therein shall immediately revert to the United States to be held in the same manner as it was held prior to such conveyance; and (2) that all oil, gas, and mineral rights m the property conveyed shall be reserved to the United States. (e) The property authorized to be conveyed pursuant to subsection (a) of this Act has been declared to be surplus to the needs of the United States. SEC. 2. (a) Subject to the acquisition by the State of Illinois of the property described in the first section of this Act, the Secretary of the Army is authorized and directed, notwithstanding the provisions of gection 2662 of title 10 of the United States Code, to convey, by quitclaim deed, without consideration, to the State of Illinois, for wildlife conservation or recreational purposes, all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to an area of approximately 1,230 acres of land now or formerly part of Joliet Arsenal, Will County, Illinois, lying generally along the southwestern boundary of the arsenal between the Kankakee River and the Chicago and Alton Railroad, comprised of approximately 317 acres of land previously reported by the Department of the Army to the Administrator of General Services for transfer or disposal as excess real property and approximately 913 acres of adjacent land determined by the Secretary of the Arm^ to be available for nonmilitary purposes. (b) The instrument of conveyance authorized by this section shall (1) reserve to the United States all oil, gas, and mineral rights in the property; (2) reserve such improvements, rights-of-way, easements, and other interests as the Secretary of the Army determines should be retained in the public interest; and (3) contain provisions expressly requiring that (A) in the event the property conveyed by such instrument ceases to be used for wildlife conservation or recreational purposes, all right, title, and interest therein shall immediately revert to the United States to be held in the same manner as it was held prior