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H.R. 1797: National Capital Planning Commission District of Columbia Home Rule Act


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 14, 2019 (Introduced).


I

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1797

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 14, 2019

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

A BILL

To amend title 40, United States Code, to remove the authority of the National Capital Planning Commission with respect to property owned by the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the National Capital Planning Commission District of Columbia Home Rule Act.

2.

Removal of the authority of the National Capital Planning Commission with respect to property owned by the District

(a)

Recommendation of the Commission for transfers of jurisdiction of property

Section 8124 of title 40, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in the section heading, by striking and District of Columbia;

(2)

in the first sentence of subsection (a)—

(A)

by striking and District of Columbia; and

(B)

by striking or by the District; and

(3)

by striking subsection (b) and redesignating subsection (c) as subsection (b).

(b)

Approval of the Commission for proposed developments and projects

Section 8722 of title 40, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in the section heading, by striking and district;

(2)

in subsection (a), by striking and District of Columbia governmental each place it appears;

(3)

in the first sentence of subsection (b)(1)—

(A)

by striking or District of Columbia; and

(B)

by striking or District;

(4)

in subsection (c)(1), by striking and District; and

(5)

by striking subsection (e).

(c)

Approval of the Commission To sell land

(1)

In general

Title 40, United States Code, is amended by striking section 8734.

(2)

Clerical amendment

The table of sections at the beginning of subchapter IV of chapter 87 of title 40, United States Code, is amended by striking the item relating to section 8734.

(d)

Effective Date

The amendments made by this section shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act.