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Referred in Senate (10/23/2007)


110th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 53


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 23, 2007

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


AN ACT

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to enter into a long-term lease with the Government of the United States Virgin Islands to provide land on the island of Saint John, Virgin Islands, for the establishment of a school, 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. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Virgin Islands National Park School Lease Act”.

SEC. 2. Long-term lease, Virgin Islands National Park, Saint John, Virgin Islands.

(a) Lease authorized.—The Secretary of the Interior may lease to the Government of the United States Virgin Islands a parcel of real property, including any improvements thereon, located within the boundaries of Virgin Islands National Park on the island of Saint John, Virgin Islands, as depicted on the map entitled “Virgin Islands National Park School Exchange”, numbered 161/80,037, and dated September 19, 2007, for the purpose of providing a suitable location for the establishment of a school by the Government of the United States Virgin Islands on the island.

(b) Term of lease.—The lease authorized by subsection (a) may not exceed a term of 99 years.

(c) Availability of map.—The map referred to in subsection (a) shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.

(d) Additional terms and conditions.—The Secretary may require such additional terms and conditions in connection with the lease under this section as the Secretary considers appropriate to protect the interests of the United States.

Passed the House of Representatives October 22, 2007.

    Attest: lorraine c. miller,   
    Clerk

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