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                                                       Calendar No. 614
104th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 2636


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             August 1, 1996

   Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and 
                           Natural Resources

                           September 16, 1996

              Reported by Mr. Murkowski, without amendment

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                                 AN ACT


 
To transfer jurisdiction over certain parcels of Federal real property 
      located in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. PURPOSE.

    It is the purpose of this Act--
            (1) to assist in the effort to timely establish within the 
        District of Columbia a national memorial to Japanese American 
        patriotism in World War II; and
            (2) to improve management of certain parcels of Federal 
        real property located within the District of Columbia,
by transferring jurisdiction over such parcels to the Architect of the 
Capitol, the Secretary of the Interior, and the Government of the 
District of Columbia.

SEC. 2. TRANSFERS OF JURISDICTION.

    (a) In General.--Effective on the date of the enactment of this Act 
and notwithstanding any other provision of law, jurisdiction over the 
parcels of Federal real property described in subsection (b) is 
transferred without additional consideration as provided by subsection 
(b).
    (b) Specific Transfers.--
            (1) Transfers to secretary of the interior.--
                    (A) In general.--Jurisdiction over the following 
                parcels is transferred to the Secretary of the 
                Interior:
                            (i) That triangle of Federal land, 
                        including any contiguous sidewalks and tree 
                        space, that is part of the United States 
                        Capitol Grounds under the jurisdiction of the 
                        Architect of the Capitol bound by D Street, 
                        N.W., New Jersey Avenue, N.W., and Louisiana 
                        Avenue, N.W., in Square W632 in the District of 
                        Columbia, as shown on the Map Showing 
                        Properties Under Jurisdiction of the Architect 
                        of the Capitol, dated November 8, 1994.
                            (ii) That triangle of Federal land, 
                        including any contiguous sidewalks and tree 
                        space, that is part of the United States 
                        Capitol Grounds under the jurisdiction of the 
                        Architect of the Capitol bound by C Street, 
                        N.W., First Street, N.W., and Louisiana Avenue, 
                        N.W., in the District of Columbia, as shown on 
                        the Map Showing Properties Under Jurisdiction 
                        of the Architect of the Capitol, dated November 
                        8, 1994.
                    (B) Limitation.--The parcels transferred by 
                subparagraph (A) shall not include those contiguous 
                sidewalks abutting Louisiana Avenue, N.W., which shall 
                remain part of the United States Capitol Grounds under 
the jurisdiction of the Architect of the Capitol.
                    (C) Consideration as memorial site.--The parcels 
                transferred by clause (i) of subparagraph (A) may be 
                considered as a site for a national memorial to 
                Japanese American patriotism in World War II.
            (2) Transfers to architect of the capitol.--Jurisdiction 
        over the following parcels is transferred to the Architect of 
        the Capitol:
                    (A) That portion of the triangle of Federal land in 
                Reservation No. 204 in the District of Columbia under 
                the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior, 
                including any contiguous sidewalks, bound by 
                Constitution Avenue, N.E., on the north, the branch of 
                Maryland Avenue, N.E., running in a northeast direction 
                on the west, the major portion of Maryland Avenue, 
                N.E., on the south, and 2nd Street, N.E., on the east, 
                including the contiguous sidewalks.
                    (B) That irregular area of Federal land in 
                Reservation No. 204 in the District of Columbia under 
                the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior, 
                including any contiguous sidewalks, northeast of the 
                real property described in subparagraph (A) bound by 
                Constitution Avenue, N.E., on the north, the branch of 
                Maryland Avenue, N.E., running to the northeast on the 
                south, and the private property on the west known as 
                lot 7 in square 726.
                    (C) The two irregularly shaped medians lying north 
                and east of the property described in subparagraph (A), 
                located between the north and south curbs of 
                Constitution Avenue, N.E., west of its intersection 
                with Second Street, N.E., all as shown in Land Record 
                No. 268, dated November 22, 1957, in the Office of the 
                Surveyor, District of Columbia, in Book 138, Page 58.
                    (D) All sidewalks under the jurisdiction of the 
                District of Columbia abutting on and contiguous to the 
                land described in subparagraphs (A), (B), and (C).
            (3) Transfers to district of columbia.--Jurisdiction over 
        the following parcels is transferred to the Government of the 
        District of Columbia:
                    (A) That portion of New Jersey Avenue, N.W., 
                between the northernmost point of the intersection of 
                New Jersey Avenue, N.W., and D Street, N.W., and the 
                northernmost point of the intersection of New Jersey 
                Avenue, N.W., and Louisiana Avenue, N.W., between 
                squares 631 and W632, which remains Federal property.
                    (B) That portion of D Street, N.W., between its 
                intersection with New Jersey Avenue, N.W., and its 
                intersection with Louisiana Avenue, N.W., between 
                Squares 630 and W632, which remains Federal property.

SEC. 3. MISCELLANEOUS.

    (a) Compliance With Other Laws.--Compliance with this Act shall be 
deemed to satisfy the requirements of all laws otherwise applicable to 
transfers of jurisdiction over parcels of Federal real property.
    (b) Law Enforcement Responsibility.--Law enforcement responsibility 
for the parcels of Federal real property for which jurisdiction is 
transferred by section 2 shall be assumed by the person acquiring such 
jurisdiction.
    (c) United States Capitol Grounds.--
            (1) Definition.--The first section of the Act entitled ``An 
        Act to define the United States Capitol Grounds, to regulate 
        the use thereof, and for other purposes'', approved July 31, 
        1946 (40 U.S.C. 193a), is amended to include within the 
        definition of the United States Capitol Grounds the parcels of 
        Federal real property described in section 2(b)(2).
            (2) Jurisdiction of capitol police.--The United States 
        Capitol Police shall have jurisdiction over the parcels of 
        Federal real property described in section 2(b)(2) in 
        accordance with section 9 of such Act of July 31, 1946 (40 
        U.S.C. 212a).
    (e) Effect of Transfers.--A person relinquishing jurisdiction over 
a parcel of Federal real property transferred by section 2 shall not 
retain any interest in the parcel except as specifically provided by 
this Act.

            Passed the House of Representatives July 31, 1996.

            Attest:

                                                ROBIN H. CARLE,

                                                                 Clerk.




                                                       Calendar No. 614

104th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                               H. R. 2636

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT

To transfer jurisdiction over certain parcels of Federal real property 
      located in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

_______________________________________________________________________

                           September 16, 1996

                       Reported without amendment

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