The text of the bill below is as of Oct 4, 1999 (Passed the House).
HR 356 EH
H. R. 356
To provide for the conveyance of certain property from the United States to Stanislaus County, California.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY.
As soon as practicable after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (in this Act referred to as ‘NASA’) shall convey to Stanislaus County, California, all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to the property described in section 2.
SEC. 2. PROPERTY DESCRIBED.
The property to be conveyed pursuant to section 1 is--
(1) the approximately 1528 acres of land in Stanislaus County, California, known as the NASA Ames Research Center, Crows Landing Facility (formerly known as the Naval Auxiliary Landing Field, Crows Landing);
(2) all improvements on the land described in paragraph (1); and
(3) any other Federal property that is--
(A) under the jurisdiction of NASA;
(B) located on the land described in paragraph (1); and
(C) designated by NASA to be transferred to Stanislaus County, California.
SEC. 3. TERMS.
(a) CONSIDERATION- The conveyance required by section 1 shall be without consideration other than that required by this section.
(b) ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION- (1) The conveyance required by section 1 shall not relieve any Federal agency of any responsibility under law, policy, or Federal interagency agreement for any environmental remediation of soil, groundwater, or surface water.
(2) Any remediation of contamination, other than that described in paragraph (1), within or related to structures or fixtures on the property described in section 2 shall be subject to negotiation to the extent permitted by law.
(c) RETAINED RIGHT OF USE- NASA shall retain the right to use for aviation activities, without consideration and on other terms and conditions mutually acceptable to NASA and Stanislaus County, California, the property described in section 2.
(d) RELINQUISHMENT OF LEGISLATIVE JURISDICTION- NASA shall relinquish, to the State of California, legislative jurisdiction over the property conveyed pursuant to section 1--
(1) by filing a notice of relinquishment with the Governor of California, which shall take effect upon acceptance thereof; or
(2) in any other manner prescribed by the laws of California.
(e) ADDITIONAL TERMS- The Administrator of NASA may negotiate additional terms to protect the interests of the United States.
Passed the House of Representatives October 4, 1999.