< Back to H.R. 5241 (103rd Congress, 1993–1994)

Text of To amend section 9147 of Public Law 102-396.

This bill was introduced on October 7, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Oct 7, 1994 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

HR 5241 IH

103d CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5241

To amend section 9147 of Public Law 102-396.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 7, 1994

Mrs. UNSOELD introduced the following bill; which was referred jointly to the Committees on Armed Services and the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend section 9147 of Public Law 102-396.

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

SECTION 1.

    Section 9147 of Public Law 102-396 is amended by striking all text after the words, ‘is further modified to’ in the fourth line of subparagraph (a) and inserting the following language: ‘authorize the Secretary of the Army to convey to the City of North Bonneville, Washington, at no further cost to the City, all right, title and interest in the United States in and to--

      ‘(1) any municipal facilities, utilities, fixtures, and equipment for the relocated City, and any remaining lands designated as open spaces or municipal lots not previously conveyed to the City, specifically, Lots M1 through M15, M16 (the ‘community center lot’), M18, M19, M22, M24, S42 through S45, and S52 through S60, as shown on the plats of relocated North Bonneville recorded in Skamania County, Washington;

      ‘(2) the ‘school lot’ described as Lot 2, block 5, on the plats of relocated North Bonneville, recorded in Skamania County, Washington;

      ‘(3) Parcels 2 and C, but only upon the completion of any environmental response actions required under applicable law;

      ‘(4) that portion of Parcel B lying south of the existing City boundary, west of the sewage treatment plant, and north of the drainage ditch that is located adjacent to the northerly limit of the Hamilton Island landfill, provided the Secretary of the Army determines, at the time of the proposed conveyance, that the Army has taken all action necessary to protect human health and the environment;

      ‘(5) such portions of Parcel H which can be conveyed without a requirement for further investigation, inventory or other action by the Department of the Army under the provisions of the National Historic Preservation Act;

      ‘(6) such easements as the Secretary of the Army deems necessary for--

        ‘(A) sewer and water line crossings of relocated Washington State Highway No. 14; and

        ‘(B) reasonable public access to the Columbia River across those portions of Hamilton Island that remain under the ownership of the United States;

      ‘(7) The conveyances referred to in subsections (a)(1), (a)(2), (a)(5) and (a)(6)(A) shall be completed within one hundred and eighty days after the United States receives the release referred to in subsection (b)(1). All other conveyances shall be completed expeditiously, subject to any conditions specified in the applicable subsection.

    ‘(b) The conveyances authorized in subsection (a) are intended to resolve all outstanding issues between the United States and the City of North Bonneville.

      ‘(1) As a prerequisite to such conveyances, the City of North Bonneville shall execute an acknowledgement of payment of just compensation and shall execute a release of any and all claims for relief of any kind against the United States growing out of the relocation of the City of North Bonneville, or any prior Federal legislation relating thereto, and shall dismiss, with prejudice, any pending litigation, if any, involving such matters.

      ‘(2) Upon receipt of the City’s acknowledgement and release referred to in subsection (b)(1), the Attorney General of the United States shall dismiss any pending litigation, if any, arising out of the relocation of the City of North Bonneville, and execute a release of any and all rights to damages of any kind under the February 20, 1987, judgment of the United States Claims Court, including any interest thereon.

      ‘(3) Within sixty days after the conveyances authorized in subsections (a)(1) through (a)(6)(A) have been completed, the City shall execute an acknowledgement that all entitlements under those subsections have been completed and shall execute a release of any and all claims for relief of any kind against the United States arising out of this legislation.

    ‘(c) Beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act, the City of North Bonneville, or any successor in interest thereto, shall--

      ‘(1) be precluded from exercising any jurisdiction over any lands owned in whole or in part by the United States and administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in connection with the Bonneville project; and

      ‘(2) be authorized to change the zoning designations of, sell, or resell Parcels S35 and S56, which are presently designated as open spaces.’.