Text: S.2116 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 109-214 (04/11/2006)
[109th Congress Public Law 214]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[[Page 120 STAT. 326]]
Public Law 109-214
To transfer jurisdiction of certain real property to the Supreme
Court. <<NOTE: Apr. 11, 2006 - [S. 2116]>>
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. <<NOTE: Supreme Court Grounds Transfer Act of 2005. 40 USC
6101 note.>> TRANSFER OF JURISDICTION OVER CERTAIN REAL
PROPERTY TO THE SUPREME COURT.
(a) Short Title.--This section may be cited as the ``Supreme Court
Grounds Transfer Act of 2005''.
(b) Transfer of Jurisdiction.--
(1) In general.--Jurisdiction over the parcel of Federal
real property described under paragraph (2) (over which
jurisdiction was transferred to the Architect of the Capitol
under section 514(b)(2)(B)(i) of the Omnibus Parks and Public
Lands Management Act of 1996 (40 U.S.C. 5102 note; Public Law
104-333; 110 Stat. 4165)) is transferred to the Supreme Court of
the United States, without consideration.
(2) Parcel.--The parcel of Federal real property referred to
under paragraph (1) is that portion of the triangle of Federal
land in Reservation No. 204 in the District of Columbia under
the jurisdiction of the Architect of the Capitol, 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.
(1) Compliance with other laws.--Compliance with this
section shall be deemed to satisfy the requirements of all laws
otherwise applicable to transfers of jurisdiction over parcels
of Federal real property.
(2) Inclusion in supreme court grounds.--Section 6101(b)(2)
of title 40, United States Code, is amended by inserting before
the period ``and that parcel transferred under the Supreme Court
Grounds Transfer Act of 2005''.
(3) United states capitol grounds.--
(A) Definition.--Section 5102 of title 40, United
States Code, is amended to exclude within the definition
of the United States Capitol Grounds the parcel of
Federal real property described in subsection (b)(2).
(B) Jurisdiction of capitol police.--The United
States Capitol Police shall not have jurisdiction over
the parcel of Federal real property described in
subsection (b)(2) by reason of such parcel formerly
being part of the United States Capitol Grounds.
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(4) Recording of map of supreme court grounds.--The
Architect of the Capitol shall record with the Office of the
Surveyor of the District of Columbia a map showing areas
comprising the grounds of the Supreme Court of the United States
(A) the legal boundaries described under section
6101(b)(1) of title 40, United States Code; and
(B) any portion of the United States Capitol Grounds
as described under section 5102 of title 40, United
States Code, which is contiguous to the boundaries or
property described under subparagraph (A) of this
(d) Effective Date.--This Act shall apply to fiscal year 2006 and
each fiscal year thereafter.
Approved April 11, 2006.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 2116:
Vol. 151 (2005):
Dec. 15, considered and passed
Vol. 152 (2006):
March 28, considered and passed