H.R. 533 (103rd): To provide for the transfer of a parcel of land at Fort Ord, California, when that parcel ...

...is declared to be excess property.

103rd Congress, 1993–1994. Text as of Jan 21, 1993 (Introduced).

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HR 533 IH

103d CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 533

To provide for the transfer of a parcel of land at Fort Ord, California, when that parcel is declared to be excess property.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 21, 1993

Mr. PANETTA introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


A BILL

To provide for the transfer of a parcel of land at Fort Ord, California, when that parcel is declared to be excess property.

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

SECTION 1. TRANSFER.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Upon a determination by the Secretary of the Army that the parcel described in subsection (b) is excess to the needs of the Department of the Army, and after making the certification under section 2, all right, title, and interest in and to the parcel shall be transferred, without consideration, to the State of California Department of Parks and Recreation for use solely for public recreational and open space purposes in a manner consistent with the preservation of the sand dunes located on the parcel.

    (b) AREA- The parcel referred to in subsection (a) is that area which consists of the lands and interests in lands within the area of Fort Ord, California, which is bounded by the Pacific Ocean on the west and State Highway Route 1 on the east.

    (c) REVERSION- If the parcel transferred to the State of California under subsection (a) ceases to be used for public recreational and open space purposes, all right, title, and interest in and to that parcel shall revert to the United States.

SEC. 2. SAFETY OF PARCEL FOR PUBLIC USE.

    Not later than the 18-month period beginning on the date the parcel described in section 1 is determined to be excess, the Secretary of the Army shall--

      (1) take such actions as may be necessary to ensure that the parcel is not contaminated with explosive, toxic, or other hazardous materials; and

      (2) certify to the State of California that the parcel is not contaminated with explosive, toxic, or other hazardous materials.