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[85 STAT. 715]
[85 STAT. 715]
PUBLIC LAW 92-000—MMMM. DD, 1971

85 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 92-203-DEC. 18, 1971


(i) Prior to a conveyance pursuant to section 14, lands withdrawn by or pursuant to sections 11,14, and 16 shall be subject to administration by the Secretary, or by the Secretary of Agriculture in the case of National Forest lands, under applicable laws and regulations, and their authority to make contracts and to grant leases, permits, rightsof-way, or easements shall not be impaired by the withdrawal. (j) I n any area of Alaska for which protraction diagrams of the Bureau of Land Management or the State do not exist, or which does not conform to the United States Land Survey System, or which has not been surveyed in a manner adequate to withdraw and grant the lands provided for under this Act, the Secretary shall take such actions as are necessary to accomplish the purposes of this Act, and the deeds granted shall note that upon completion of an adequate survey appropriate adjustments will be made to insure that the beneficiaries of the land grants receive their full entitlement, (k) Any patents to lands under this Act which are located within Land patents in national forests the boundaries of a national forest shall contain such conditions as the c o n d i t i o n s. Secretary deems necessary to assure that: (i) the sale of any timber from such lands shall, for a period of five years, be subject to the same restrictions relating to the export of timber from the United States as are applicable to national forest lands in Alaska under rules and regulations of the Secretary of Agriculture; and (2) such lands are managed under the principle of sustained yield and under management practices for protection and enhancement of environmental quality no less stringent than such management practices on adjacent national forest lands for a period of twelve years. (1) Notwithstanding any provision of this Act, no Village or ^,^'^^, selection Regional Corporation shall select lands which are within two miles ^"^^ ° *°"' from the boundary, as it exists on the date of enactment of this Act, of any home rule or first class city (excluding boroughs) or which are within six miles from the boundary of Ketchikan. REVIEW BY CONGRESS

SEC. 23. The Secretary shall submit to the Congress annual reports Reports to canon implementation of this Act. Such reports shall be filed by the Sec- ^'^^^^* retary annually until 1984. At the beginning of the first session of Congress in 1985 the Secretary shall submit, through the President, a report of the status of the Natives and Native groups in Alaska, and a summary of actions taken under this Act, together with such recommendations as may be appropriate. APPROPRIATIONS

SEC. 24. There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act. PUBLICATIONS

SEC. 25. The Secretary is authorized to issue and publish in the Fe^d"^i\Re°rs'"r Federal Register, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, eo^sLt. 237^"^' such regulations as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this ^ use 551 e^ Act. "^'^• SAVING CLAUSE

SEC. 26. To the extent that there is a conflict between any provision of this Act and any other Federal laws applicable to Alaska, the provisions of this Act shall govern.