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S. 4449 (116th): Long Bridge Act of 2020


The text of the bill below is as of Aug 5, 2020 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


II

116th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 4449

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

August 5, 2020

(for himself and Mr. Kaine) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A BILL

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey to the State of Virginia and the District of Columbia certain National Park Service land for the construction of rail and other infrastructure, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Long Bridge Act of 2020.

2.

Definitions

In this Act:

(1)

Long Bridge Project

The term Long Bridge Project means the rail project, as identified by the Federal Railroad Administration, from Rosslyn (RO) Interlocking in Arlington, Virginia, to L'Enfant (LE) Interlocking in Washington, DC, which includes a bicycle and pedestrian bridge.

(2)

Map

The term Map means the map entitled Long Bridge Construction Impacts to National Park Service Land and dated May 15, 2020.

(3)

Secretary

The term Secretary means the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the National Park Service.

(4)

State

The term State means the State of Virginia.

3.

Conveyance of certain National Park Service land to the State of Virginia

(a)

Authorization of conveyance

On request by the State or the District of Columbia, for the construction of rail and other infrastructure relating to the Long Bridge Project, the Secretary may convey to the State or the District of Columbia, as applicable, all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to any portion of the approximately 4.4 acres of National Park Service land depicted as Permanent Impact to NPS Land on the Map that is identified by the State or the District of Columbia for conveyance.

(b)

Terms and conditions

The conveyance of the National Park Service land under subsection (a) shall be subject to any terms and conditions that the Secretary may require.

(c)

Corrections

The Secretary and the State or the District of Columbia, as applicable, by mutual agreement, may—

(1)

make minor boundary adjustments to the National Park Service land to be conveyed to the State or the District of Columbia under subsection (a); and

(2)

correct any minor errors in the Map.