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Union Calendar No. 163

114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 521

[Report No. 114–217, Part I]


To provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation located in Bethel, Alaska.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 22, 2015

Mr. Young of Alaska introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

July 22, 2015

Reported from the Committee on Natural Resources with an amendment

[Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic]

July 22, 2015

The Committee on Energy and Commerce discharged; committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed

[For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on January 22, 2015]


A BILL

To provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation located in Bethel, Alaska.

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

SECTION 1. Conveyance of property.

(a) In general.—As soon as practicable after the date of the enactment of this Act, but not later than 180 days after such date, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (referred to in this Act as the “Secretary”) shall convey to the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation located in Bethel, Alaska, all the right, title, and interest of the United States in and to the property described in section 2 for use in connection with health and social services programs. The Secretary’s conveyance of title by warranty deed under this section shall, on its effective date, supersede and render of no future effect any quitclaim deed to the property described in section 2 executed by the Secretary and the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation.

(b) Conditions.—The conveyance of the property under this Act—

(1) shall be made by warranty deed;

(2) shall not require any consideration from the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation for the property;

(3) shall not impose any obligation, term, or condition on the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation; and

(4) shall not allow for any reversionary interest of the United States in the property.

SEC. 2. Property described.

The property, including all land and appurtenances, described in this section is that property included in U.S. Survey No. 4000, Lot 2, township 8N, Range 71W, Seward Meridian, containing 22.98 acres.

SEC. 3. Environmental liability.

(a) In general.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation shall not be liable for any soil, surface water, groundwater, or other contamination resulting from the disposal, release, or presence of any environmental contamination, including any oil or petroleum products, or any hazardous substances, hazardous materials, hazardous waste, pollutants, toxic substances, solid waste, or any other environmental contamination or hazard as defined in any Federal or State of Alaska law, on any of the property described in section 2 on or before the date on which the property is conveyed to the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation.

(b) Easement.—The Secretary shall be accorded any easement or access to the property conveyed under this Act as may be reasonably necessary to satisfy any retained obligation or liability of the Secretary.

(c) Notice of hazardous substance activity and warranty.—In carrying out this Act, the Secretary shall comply with section 120(h)(3) (A) and (B) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (42 U.S.C. 9620(h)(3)(A)).


Union Calendar No. 163

114th CONGRESS
     1st Session
H. R. 521
[Report No. 114–217, Part I]

A BILL
To provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation located in Bethel, Alaska.

July 22, 2015
Reported from the Committee on Natural Resources with an amendment
July 22, 2015
The Committee on Energy and Commerce discharged; committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed
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