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H.R. 4835 (106th): To authorize the exchange of land between the Secretary of the Interior and the Director of Central Intelligence at the George Washington Memorial Parkway in McLean, Virginia, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 12, 2000 (Introduced).


HR 4835 IH

106th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4835

To authorize the exchange of land between the Secretary of the Interior and the Director of Central Intelligence at the George Washington Memorial Parkway in McLean, Virginia, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 12, 2000

Mr. MORAN of Virginia introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), and in addition to the Committee on Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To authorize the exchange of land between the Secretary of the Interior and the Director of Central Intelligence at the George Washington Memorial Parkway in McLean, Virginia, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. AUTHORIZATION OF LAND EXCHANGE.

    The Secretary of the Interior and the Director of Central Intelligence are authorized to exchange approximately 1.74 acres of land under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Interior within the boundary of the George Washington Memorial Parkway for approximately 2.92 acres of land under the jurisdiction of the Central Intelligence Agency adjacent to the boundary of the George Washington Memorial Parkway. The land to be conveyed by the Secretary of the Interior to the Central Intelligence Agency is depicted on National Park Service Drawing No. 850/81992, dated August 6, 1998. The land to be conveyed by the Central Intelligence Agency to the Secretary of the Interior is depicted on National Park Service Drawing No. 850/81991, Sheet 1, dated August 6, 1998. These maps shall be available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.

SEC. 2. CONDITIONS OF LAND EXCHANGE.

    The land exchange authorized under section 1 shall be subject to the following conditions:

      (1) NO REIMBURSEMENT OF CONSIDERATION- The exchange shall occur without reimbursement or consideration.

      (2) PUBLIC ACCESS- The Director of Central Intelligence shall allow public access to the property transferred from the National Park Service and depicted on National Park Service Drawing No. 850/81992. Such access shall be for a motor vehicle turn-around on the George Washington Memorial Parkway.

      (3) OTHER ACCESS- The Director of Central Intelligence shall allow access to--

        (A) personnel of the Federal Highway Administration Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center as is provided for in the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) report of excess, dated May 20, 1971, which states, ‘Right-of-access by FHWA to and from the tract retained to the George Washington Parkway and to State Route 193 is to be held in perpetuity, or until released by FHWA’; and

        (B) other Federal Government employees and visitors whose admission to the Research Center is authorized by the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center.

      (4) CLOSURE- The Central Intelligence Agency shall have the right to close off, by whatever means necessary, the transferred property depicted on National Park Service Drawing No. 850/81992, dated August 6, 1998, to all persons except United States Park Police, other necessary National Park Service personnel, and personnel of the Federal Highway Administration Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center when the Central Intelligence Agency has determined that the physical security conditions dictate in order to protect Central Intelligence Agency personnel, facilities, or property. Any such closure shall not exceed 12 hours in duration within a 24-hour period without consultation with the National Park Service, Federal Highway Administration Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center facility and the United States Park Police. No action shall be taken to diminish use of the area for access to the Federal Highway Administration Turner-Fairbank facility except when the area is closed for security reasons.

      (5) COMPLIANCE WITH DEED RESTRICTIONS- The Director shall ensure compliance by the Central Intelligence Agency with the deed restrictions for the transferred property as depicted on National Park Service Drawing No. 850/81992, dated August 6, 1998.

      (6) COMPLIANCE WITH AGREEMENT- The National Park Service and the Central Intelligence Agency shall comply with the terms and conditions of the Interagency Agreement between the National Park Service and the Central Intelligence Agency signed in 1998 regarding the exchange and management of the lands discussed in that agreement.

      (7) DEADLINE- The Secretary of the Interior and the Director of Central Intelligence shall complete the transfers authorized by this section not later than 120 days after the date of enactment of this Act.

SEC. 3. MANAGEMENT OF EXCHANGED LANDS.

    (a) INTERIOR LANDS- The land conveyed to the Secretary of the Interior under section 1 shall be included within the boundary of the George Washington Memorial Parkway and shall be administered by the National Park Service as part of the parkway subject to the laws and regulations applicable thereto.

    (b) CIA LANDS- The land conveyed to the Central Intelligence Agency under section 1 shall be administered as part of the headquarters building compound of the Central Intelligence Agency.