Text: H.R.1177 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 115-156 (03/26/2018)

 
[115th Congress Public Law 156]
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Public Law 115-156
115th Congress

                                 An Act


 
   To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to release on behalf of the 
 United States the condition that certain lands conveyed to the City of 
    Old Town, Maine, be used for a municipal airport, and for other 
            purposes. <<NOTE: Mar. 26, 2018 -  [H.R. 1177]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Removing 
Outdated Restrictions to Allow for Job Growth Act.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Removing Outdated Restrictions to 
Allow for Job Growth Act''.
SEC. 2. RELEASE OF REVERSIONARY INTEREST.

    (a) Release.--Notwithstanding section 32(c) of the Bankhead-Jones 
Farm Tenant Act (7 U.S.C. 1011(c)), if the City of Old Town, Maine, 
makes a written request to the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary 
shall release, convey, and quitclaim, without monetary consideration, 
all rights, title, and interest of the United States in and to the lands 
specified in subsection (b).
    (b) Lands Specified.--The lands subject to subsection (a) include 
only the lands--
            (1) conveyed by the United States to the City of Old Town, 
        Maine, under section 32(c) of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act 
        (7 U.S.C. 1011(c)) by the deed dated June 5, 1941;
            (2) proposed for conveyance by the City of Old Town, Maine, 
        for the purpose of economic development; and
            (3) described in the written request submitted by the City 
        of Old Town, Maine, to the Secretary of Agriculture pursuant to 
        subsection (a).

    Approved March 26, 2018.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 1177:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 115-124 (Comm. on Agriculture).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
                                                        Vol. 163 (2017):
                                    May 17, considered and passed House.
                                                        Vol. 164 (2018):
                                    Mar. 8, considered and passed 
                                        Senate.

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