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Public Law No: 109-214 (04/11/2006)

 
[109th Congress Public Law 214]
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Public Law 109-214
109th Congress

                                 An Act


 
    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.

    (c) Miscellaneous.--
            (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 
        that reflects--
                    (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 
                paragraph.

    (d) Effective Date.--This Act shall apply to fiscal year 2006 and 
each fiscal year thereafter.

    Approved April 11, 2006.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 2116:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
                                                        Vol. 151 (2005):
                                    Dec. 15, considered and passed 
                                        Senate.
                                                        Vol. 152 (2006):
                                    March 28, considered and passed 
                                        House.

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