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116th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 7119

To convey land in Anchorage, Alaska, to the Alaska Native Tribal Health 
                  Consortium, and for other purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              June 4, 2020

  Mr. Young 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

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                                 A BILL


 
To convey land in Anchorage, Alaska, to the Alaska Native Tribal Health 
                  Consortium, 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 ``Alaska Native Tribal Health 
Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2020''.

SEC. 2. CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY TO THE ALASKA NATIVE TRIBAL HEALTH 
              CONSORTIUM.

    (a) Conveyance of Property.--
            (1) In general.--As soon as practicable, but not later than 
        180 days, after the date of enactment of this Act, the 
        Secretary of Health and Human Services (referred to in this Act 
        as the ``Secretary'') shall convey to the Alaska Native Tribal 
        Health Consortium located in Anchorage, Alaska (referred to in 
        this section as the ``Consortium''), all right, title, and 
        interest of the United States in and to the property described 
        in subsection (b) for use in connection with health programs.
            (2) Conditions.--The conveyance of the property under 
        paragraph (1)--
                    (A) shall be made by warranty deed; and
                    (B) shall not--
                            (i) require any consideration from the 
                        Consortium for the property;
                            (ii) impose any obligation, term, or 
                        condition on the Consortium; or
                            (iii) allow for any reversionary interest 
                        of the United States in the property.
            (3) Effect on any quitclaim deed.--The conveyance by the 
        Secretary of title by warranty deed under paragraph (1) shall, 
        on the effective date of the conveyance, supersede and render 
        of no future effect any quitclaim deed to the property 
        described in subsection (b) executed by the Secretary and the 
        Consortium.
    (b) Property Described.--The property referred to in subsection 
(a), including all land, improvements, and appurtenances, is--
            (1) Lot 1A in Block 31A, East Addition, Anchorage Townsite, 
        United States Survey No. 408, Plat No. 96-117, recorded on 
        November 22, 1996, in the Anchorage Recording District; and
            (2) Block 32C, East Addition, Anchorage Townsite, United 
        States Survey No. 408, Plat No. 96-118.
    (c) Environmental Liability.--
            (1) Liability.--
                    (A) In general.--Notwithstanding any other 
                provision of law, the Consortium shall not be liable 
                for any soil, surface water, groundwater, or other 
                contamination resulting from the disposal, release, or 
                presence of any environmental contamination on any 
                portion of the property described in subsection (b) on 
                or before the date on which the property is conveyed to 
                the Consortium under subsection (a)(1).
                    (B) Environmental contamination.--An environmental 
                contamination described in subparagraph (A) includes 
                any oil or petroleum products, 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.
            (2) Easement.--The Secretary shall be accorded any easement 
        or access to the property conveyed under subsection (a)(1) as 
        may be reasonably necessary to satisfy any retained obligation 
        or liability of the Secretary.
            (3) Notice of hazardous substance activity and warranty.--
        In carrying out this section, the Secretary shall comply with 
        subparagraphs (A) and (B) of section 120(h)(3) of the 
        Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and 
        Liability Act of 1980 (42 U.S.C. 9620(h)(3)).
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