§516-24.5  Exchanges.  (a)  The corporation may exchange public lands for private lands to be condemned or involuntarily sold pursuant to this chapter; provided that any such exchange shall be subject to legislative disapproval; provided further that lands exchanged need not be of like-kind or comparable use; and provided further that no lands classified as conservation shall be exchanged for private lands.

     (b)  The corporation may acquire private lands by negotiated sale for purposes of exchanging such land with private lands pursuant to subsection (a).  The legislature declares that such acquisition is for the public purpose of encouraging home ownership on as widespread a basis as possible. [L 1975, c 184, §2(21); am L 1987, c 337, §16; am L 1988, c 104, §2; am L 2005, c 196, §26(b); am L 2006, c 180, §16]