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S. 1347 (105th): A bill to permit the city of Cleveland, Ohio, to convey certain lands that the United States conveyed to the city.

The text of the bill below is as of Oct 30, 1997 (Introduced).


S 1347 IS

105th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1347

To permit the city of Cleveland, Ohio, to convey certain lands that the United States conveyed to the city.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 30, 1997

Mr. GLENN introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation


A BILL

To permit the city of Cleveland, Ohio, to convey certain lands that the United States conveyed to the city.

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

SECTION 1. DEFINITIONS.

    For purposes of this section, the term ‘fair market value’ shall have the meaning provided that term by the Secretary of Transportation, by regulation.

SEC. 2. AUTHORITY TO GRANT WAIVERS.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Notwithstanding any other provision of law and subject to section 47153 of title 49, United States Code, and section 3, the Secretary of Transportation may waive any of the terms contained in the deed of conveyance described in subsection (b).

    (b) DEED OF CONVEYANCE- The deed of conveyance described in this subsection is the deed of conveyance issued by the United States and dated January 10, 1967, for the conveyance of lands to the city of Cleveland, Ohio, for use by the city for airport purposes.

SEC. 3. CONDITIONS.

    (a) FAIR MARKET VALUE OR EQUIVALENT BENEFIT- As a condition to receiving a waiver under this section, the city of Cleveland, Ohio, may convey an interest in the lands described in section 2(b) only if the city receives, in exchange for the interest--

      (1) an amount equal to the fair market value of the interest; or

      (2) an equivalent benefit.

    (b) USE OF AMOUNTS OR EQUIVALENT BENEFITS- Any amount or equivalent benefit that is received by the city of Cleveland shall be used by the city for--

      (1) the development, improvement, operation, or maintenance of a public airport; or

      (2) lands (including any improvements to those lands) that produce revenues that are used for airport development purposes.