PUBLIC LAW 86-736-SEPT. 8, 1960
Public Law 86-736 AN ACT To authorize the Commissioners of the District of Columbia on behalf of the United States to transfer from the United States to the District of Columbia Redevelopment Land Agency title to certain real property in said District.
September 8, 1960 [S. 3648]
Be it eThocted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That subject to the D. C. Redevelopprovisions of this Act the Commissioners of the District of Columbia ment Land Agency. Transfer of propare authorized on behalf of the United States to transfer to the erty. District of Columbia Redevelopment Land Agency established by section 4 of the Act approved August 4, 1946 (60 Stat. 793), as amended (sec. 5-703, D.C. Code, 1951 edition), all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to part or all of certain property in the said District, as follows: The area bounded by the east line of Fourteenth Street Southwest, the existing southerly (or westerly) building line of Maine Avenue Southwest, the northerly line of Fort Lesley J. McNair at P Street Southwest, and the bulkhead line established pursuant to the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (30 Stat. 1151), 33 USC 403. as amended, together with any land area extending channelward from said bulkhead line. SEC. 2. The said Commissioners shall, prior to transferring to the Agency right, title, and interest in and to any of the said property described in the preceding section, determine whether such property is necessary to the redevelopment of the southwest section of the District of Columbia in accordance with an urban renewal plan approved by them, and, if they so find, they shall, acting on behalf of the United States, transfer and donate to the Agency all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to so much of said property as they determine is necessary to carry out such urban renewal plan. Transfer SEC. 3. Subject to the provisions of section 5 of this Act, the Com- diction. of jurismissioners shall, at the time of transferring to the Agency right, title, and interest in and to any of the property described in the first section hereof, also transfer to the Agency their jurisdiction as provided by the first section of the Act approved March 3, 1899 (30 Stat. 1377, chapter 458; sec. 9-101, D.C. Code, 1951 edition), over so much of the said property as may be so transferred. Leasing of propSEC. 4. (a) The Agency is hereby authorized, in accordance with erty. the District of Columbia Redevelopment Act of 1945, to lease to a 60 Stat. 790. D. redevelopment company or other lessee such real property as may be note.C. Code 5-701 transferred to the Agency under the authority of this Act but may Exception. not otherwise dispose of such property except to the United States or any department or agency thereof, or to the District of Columbia, in accordance with section 5 of this Act. I n the event that real property acquired by the Agency from the United States pursuant to this Act is transferred to the District of Columbia or to any department or agency of the United States pursuant to this section, such transfer shall be without reimbursement or transfer of funds. (b) I n connection with the leasing of the real property transferred to the Agency under the authority of this Act, together with the leasing of any real property lying between such real property so transferred and the southerly or westerly line of Maine Avenue as the same may be relocated in connection with carrying out an urban renewal plan, the Agency is authorized and directed to provide to the owner or owners of any business concern displaced by reason of