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H.R. 6049 (112th): Save the La Jolla Post Office Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 28, 2012 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6049

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 28, 2012

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

A BILL

To grant a right of first refusal to the La Jolla Historical Society with respect to the sale of the La Jolla Post Office.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Save the La Jolla Post Office Act.

2.

Right of first refusal

(a)

In general

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the La Jolla Historical Society in La Jolla, California, shall have the right of first refusal to acquire fee simple title to the property which is located at 1140 Wall Street in La Jolla, California, and commonly known as the La Jolla Post Office.

(b)

Limitation

The property described in subsection (a) may not be conveyed under this Act until the Postmaster General determines that the property is no longer needed to carry out postal operations.

(c)

Implementation

(1)

Conditions

Subject to subsection (b), the United States Postal Service shall, upon request of the La Jolla Historical Society and if the La Jolla Historical Society offers a consideration of not less than the fair market value of the property described in subsection (a) (as established by an independent appraisal)—

(A)

promptly take those actions necessary to make such property ready for conveyance to the La Jolla Historical Society; and

(B)

convey the property to the La Jolla Historical Society.

(2)

Independent appraisal

The independent appraisal shall be conducted by an appraiser selected jointly by the United States Postal Service and the La Jolla Historical Society.