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S. 715: Removing Outdated Restrictions to Allow for Job Growth Act

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 23, 2017 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

II

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 715

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 23, 2017

(for himself and Ms. Collins) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

A BILL

To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to release on behalf of the United States the condition that certain lands conveyed to the City of Old Town, Maine, be used for a municipal airport, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Removing Outdated Restrictions to Allow for Job Growth Act.

2.

Release of reversionary interest

(a)

Release

Notwithstanding section 32(c) of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act (7 U.S.C. 1011(c)), if the City of Old Town, Maine, makes a written request to the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary shall release, convey, and quitclaim, without monetary consideration, all rights, title, and interest of the United States in and to the lands specified in subsection (b).

(b)

Lands specified

The lands subject to subsection (a) include only the lands—

(1)

conveyed by the United States to the City of Old Town, Maine, under section 32(c) of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act (7 U.S.C. 1011(c)) by the deed dated June 5, 1941;

(2)

proposed for conveyance by the City of Old Town, Maine, for the purpose of economic development; and

(3)

described in the written request submitted by the City of Old Town, Maine, to the Secretary of Agriculture pursuant to subsection (a).