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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-480—OCT. 7, 1988

102 STAT. 2329

SEC. 3. CONSTRUCTION OF BUILDING. (a) SELECTION PROCESS.— (1) GENERAL RULE.—The

Architect, under the direction of the Commission and in accordance with such policies and procedures as the Architect shall establish, shall select in accordance with provision of this subsection a person to develop squares 721 and 722 Grounded by F Street, 2nd Street, Massachusetts Avenue, and Columbia Plaza, Northeast) in the District of Columbia. (2) REVISION OF PROPOSALS.—Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, each of the 5 persons who submitted a proposal for development of squares 721 and 722 under the study conducted under the Act of December 28, 1985 (99 Stat. 1749-1750), which is one of the 5 proposals under consideration by the Architect may revise such proposal to take into account the objectives of this Act and resubmit such proposal to the Architect. (3) SELECTION OF REVISED PROPOSAL.—Subject to paragraph (4),

not later than 120 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Architect shall select one of the persons resubmitting a proposal under paragraph (2) to develop squares 721 and 722 in the District of Columbia. (4) NONSUBMISSION OF REVISED PROPOSALS; PROTECTION OF

UNITED STATES iNTEREST.~If no proposal is resubmitted to the Architect under paragraph (2) in the 90-day period or if the Architect determines that none of the proposals resubmitted under paragraph (2) is in the best interests of the United States, the Architect shall conduct a competition for selection of a person to develop squares 721 and 722 in the District of Columbia. Such competition shall be conducted in accordance with such policies and procedures as the Architect may establish for a development competition. (5) PURPOSE OF DEVELOPMENT.—The purpose of development of squares 721 and 722 is to provide office space for the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, the Federal Judicial Center, the Judicial Panel of Multidistrict Litigation, and the United States Sentencing Commission, chambers for retired justices of the Supreme Court, and other related offices of the judicial branch of the United States and other persons (including governmental entities). (6) APPROVAL OF CHIEF JUSTICE.—All final decisions regarding architectural design of the building to be constructed under this Act shall be subject to the approval of the Chief Justice of the United States. (7) PROHIBITION ON PAYMENTS FOR BIDS AND DESIGNS.—The

Architect may not make any payment to any person for any bid or design proposal under any competition conducted under this subsection. (8) LIMITATIONS.— (A) SIZE OF BUILDING.—The building (excluding parking

facilities) to be constructed under this Act may not exceed 520,000 gross square feet in size above the level of Columbia Plaza in the District of Columbia. (B) HEIGHT OP BUILDING.—The height of the building and

other improvements shall be compatible with the height of surrounding Government and historic buildings and con-

40 USC 1202.