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H.R. 6678 (115th): Claude Moore Farm Land Conveyance Act


The text of the bill below is as of Nov 27, 2018 (Reported by House Committee). The bill was not enacted into law.


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Union Calendar No. 820

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6678

[Report No. 115–1053]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

August 24, 2018

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

November 27, 2018

Additional sponsor: Ms. Norton

November 27, 2018

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed


A BILL

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain National Park Service land in Fairfax County, Virginia, to the Friends of the Claude Moore Farm.


1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Claude Moore Farm Land Conveyance Act.

2.

Definitions

In this Act:

(1)

Friends

The term Friends means the Friends of the Claude Moore Colonial Farm at Turkey Run, Inc.

(2)

Secretary

The term Secretary means the Secretary of the Interior.

3.

Land conveyance

(a)

Conveyance required

Subject to valid existing rights, if not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Friends submit to the Secretary in writing a request for the conveyance of the National Park Service land described in subsection (b)(1) for use as an 18th Century living history museum open to the public, the Secretary shall convey to the Friends, without consideration and all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to the parcel of National Park Service land described in subsection (b)(1), including any improvements thereon.

(b)

Description of land

(1)

In general

The National Park Service land is the approximately 69-acres generally depicted as Claude Moore Colonial Farm Land Assignment on the map entitled George Washington Memorial Parkway, Claude Moore Colonial Farm Land Assignment, McLean, Virginia numbered 850_146239, and dated June 2018.

(2)

Map

The map referenced in paragraph (1) shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate office of the National Park Service. The Secretary may correct minor errors in the map.

(c)

Costs of conveyance

As a condition of the conveyance under subsection (a), all costs associated with the conveyance under subsection (a) shall be paid by the Friends.

(d)

Time for completion of conveyance

Not later than 1 year after the date on which the Friends submit the written request described in subsection (a), the Secretary shall complete the conveyance under that subsection.

(e)

Reversion

If the land conveyed to the Friends under subsection (a) ceases to be used as an 18th Century living history museum open to the public, the land shall, at the discretion of the Secretary, revert to the United States.

November 27, 2018

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed