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Public Law 115-190
115th Congress

                                 An Act


 
     To authorize, direct, facilitate, and expedite the transfer of 
   administrative jurisdiction of certain Federal land, and for other 
            purposes. <<NOTE: June 22, 2018 -  [H.R. 1397]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. INTERAGENCY TRANSFER OF LAND ALONG GEORGE WASHINGTON 
                              MEMORIAL PARKWAY.

    (a) Definitions.--In this section:
            (1) Map.--The term ``Map'' means the map entitled ``George 
        Washington Memorial Parkway--Claude Moore Farm Proposed Boundary 
        Adjustment'', numbered 850_130815, and dated February 2016.
            (2) Research center.--The term ``Research Center'' means the 
        Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center of the Federal Highway 
        Administration.
            (3) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary 
        of the Interior.

    (b) Administrative Jurisdiction Transfer.--
            (1) Transfer of jurisdiction.--
                    (A) George washington memorial parkway land.--
                Administrative jurisdiction over the approximately 0.342 
                acres of Federal land under the jurisdiction of the 
                Secretary within the boundary of the George Washington 
                Memorial Parkway, as generally depicted as ``B'' on the 
                Map, is transferred from the Secretary to the Secretary 
                of Transportation.
                    (B) Research center land.--Administration 
                jurisdiction over the approximately 0.479 acres of 
                Federal land within the boundary of the Research Center 
                land under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of 
                Transportation adjacent to the boundary of the George 
                Washington Memorial Parkway, as generally depicted as 
                ``A'' on the Map, is transferred from the Secretary of 
                Transportation to the Secretary.
            (2) Use restriction.--The Secretary shall restrict the use 
        of 0.139 acres of Federal land within the boundary of the George 
        Washington Memorial Parkway immediately adjacent to part of the 
        perimeter fence of the Research Center, generally depicted as 
        ``C'' on the Map, by prohibiting the storage, construction, or 
        installation of any item that may interfere with the access of 
        the Research Center to the restricted land for security and 
        maintenance purposes.
            (3) Reimbursement or consideration.--The transfers of 
        administrative jurisdiction under this subsection shall not be 
        subject to reimbursement or consideration.

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            (4) Compliance with agreement.--
                    (A) Agreement.--The National Park Service and the 
                Federal Highway Administration shall comply with all 
                terms and conditions of the agreement entered into by 
                the parties on September 11, 2002, regarding the 
                transfer of administrative jurisdiction, management, and 
                maintenance of the land described in the agreement.
                    (B) Access to restricted land.--Subject to the terms 
                of the agreement described in subparagraph (A), the 
                Secretary shall allow the Research Center--
                          (i) to access the Federal land described in 
                      paragraph (1)(B) for purposes of transportation to 
                      and from the Research Center; and
                          (ii) to access the Federal land described in 
                      paragraphs (1)(B) and (2) for purposes of 
                      maintenance in accordance with National Park 
                      Service standards, including grass mowing, weed 
                      control, tree maintenance, fence maintenance, and 
                      maintenance of the visual appearance of the 
                      Federal land.

    (c) Management of Transferred Land.--
            (1) Interior land.--The Federal land transferred to the 
        Secretary under subsection (b)(1)(B) shall be--
                    (A) included in the boundary of the George 
                Washington Memorial Parkway; and
                    (B) administered by the Secretary as part of the 
                George Washington Memorial Parkway, subject to 
                applicable laws (including regulations).
            (2) Transportation land.--The Federal land transferred to 
        the Secretary of Transportation under subsection (b)(1)(A) shall 
        be--
                    (A) included in the boundary of the Research Center 
                land; and
                    (B) removed from the boundary of the George 
                Washington Memorial Parkway.
            (3) Restricted-use land.--The Federal land that the 
        Secretary has designated for restricted use under subsection 
        (b)(2) shall be maintained by the Research Center.

    (d) Map on File.--The Map shall be available for public inspection 
in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.

    Approved June 22, 2018.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 1397 (S. 1460):
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 115-206, Pt. 1 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 115-257 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
                                                        Vol. 163 (2017):
                                    July 11, considered and passed 
                                        House.
                                                        Vol. 164 (2018):
                                    June 6, considered and passed 
                                        Senate.

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