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H.R. 470 (102nd): To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to release the restrictions, requirements, and conditions imposed in connection with the conveyance of certain lands to the city of Gary, Indiana.

The text of the bill below is as of Oct 30, 1991 (Passed Congress).


H.R.470

One Hundred Second Congress of the United States of America

AT THE FIRST SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Thursday, the third day of January,

one thousand nine hundred and ninety-one

An Act

To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to release the restrictions, requirements, and conditions imposed in connection with the conveyance of certain lands to the city of Gary, Indiana.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. RELEASE OF CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS.

    (a) RELEASE- Notwithstanding section 16 of the Federal Airport Act (as in effect on May 29, 1947), the Secretary of Transportation is authorized, subject to the provisions of section 4 of the Act of October 1, 1949 (50 U.S.C. App. 1622c), and the provisions of subsection (c), to grant a release or releases, without monetary consideration, with respect to the restrictions, requirements, and conditions imposed on the property described in subsection (b) by a quitclaim deed conveying such property to the city of Gary, Lake County, Indiana, dated May 29, 1947.

    (b) DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY- Those lands incorporated in the Reconstruction Finance Corporation project known as Tracts A and C of Plancer 1035, Rubber Synthetics, Gary, Indiana (WAA No. R-Ind. 6), legally described as follows:

      That part of the east one-half of section 35, township 37, range 9 west of the second principal meridian, lying between the C.L.S. & E. Railroad and the Grand Calumet River, and that part of the west one-half of section 36, township 37, range 9 west, lying between United States Highway 12 and the Grand Calumet River, and that part of the southeast quarter of section 36, township 37, range 9 west, lying between United States Highway 12 and the Grand Calumet River, and that part of the southeast quarter of section 26, township 37, range 9 west, lying between the C.L.S. & E. Railroad and United States Highway 12, all in the city of Gary, Lake County, Indiana. Tract A is composed of 476.885 acres, and Tract C is composed of 133.971 acres. Total area is approximately 610 acres, with all its appurtenances, being a part of the same property acquired by the Defense Plant Corporation under that certain warranty deed executed by the Gary Land Company, an Indiana corporation, dated August 25, 1942, and filed for record in the Recorder’s Office of Lake County, Indiana, on October 9, 1942, as document number 742127, in book number 666, page 278, and that certain warranty deed executed by the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railroad Company, an Illinois and Indiana corporation, dated December 22, 1942, and filed for record in the Recorder’s Office of Lake County, Indiana, on December 23, 1942, as document number 82584, in book 670, page 68.

    (c) LIMITATION ON USE OF AMOUNTS RECEIVED- Any amounts received by the city of Gary, Indiana, for use of property governed by a release granted by the Secretary of Transportation under this section shall be used by the city for development, improvement, operation, or maintenance of the Gary Regional Airport.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.