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106th CONGRESS 2d Session S. 3245 To provide for the transfer of the Coast Guard Station Scituate to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and for other purposes. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES October 26 (legislative day, September 22), 2000 Mr. Kerry introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To provide for the transfer of the Coast Guard Station Scituate to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 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. TRANSFER OF COAST GUARD STATION SCITUATE TO THE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION. (a) Authority to Transfer.-- (1) In general.--The Administrator of the General Services Administration, in consultation with the Commandant, United States Coast Guard, may transfer without consideration administrative jurisdiction, custody, and control over the Federal property known as Coast Guard Station Scituate to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (hereinafter referred to as ``NOAA''). (2) Identification of property.--The Administrator, in consultation with the Commandant, may identify, describe, and determine the property to be transferred under this section. (b) Terms of Transfer.-- (1) The transfer of the property shall be made subject to any conditions and reservations the Commandant considers necessary to ensure that-- (A) the transfer of the property to NOAA is contingent upon the relocation of Coast Guard Station Scituate to a suitable site; (B) there is reserved to the Coast Guard the right to remove, relocate, or replace any aid to navigation located upon, or install any aid to navigation upon, the property transferred under this section as may be necessary for navigational purposes; and (C) the Coast Guard shall have the right to enter the property transferred under this section at any time, without notice, for purposes of operating, maintaining, and inspecting any aid to navigation. (2) The transfer of the property shall be made subject to the review and acceptance of the property by NOAA. (c) Relocation of Station Scituate.--The Coast Guard may-- (1) lease land, including unimproved or vacant land, for a term not to exceed 20 years, for the purpose of relocating Coast Guard Station Scituate; and (2) improve the land leased under this subsection. SEC. 2. COAST GUARD STATION NANTUCKET; PLUM ISLAND PROPERTY. (a) Authority to Convey.-- (1) In general.--The Secretary of Transportation may convey, by an appropriate means of conveyance, all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to each of the following properties: (A) Coast Guard LORAN Station Nantucket, located in Nantucket, Massachusetts, to the Town of Nantucket, Massachusetts. (B) Two parcels of land on which are situated the Plum Island Boathouse and the Plum Island Lighthouse (also known as the Newburyport Harbor Light), located in Essex County, Massachusetts, to the city of Newburyport, Massachusetts. (2) Identification of property.--The Secretary may identify, describe, and determine the property to be conveyed under this section. (3) Limitation.--The Secretary may not under this section convey-- (A) any historical artifact, including any lens or lantern, located on the property at or before the time of the conveyance; or (B) any interest in submerged land. (b) General Terms and Conditions.-- (1) In general.--Each conveyance of property under this section shall be made-- (A) without payment of consideration; and (B) subject to the conditions required by this section and other terms and conditions the Secretary may consider appropriate, including the reservation of easements and other rights on behalf of the United States. (2) Reversionary interest.--In addition to any term or condition established under this section, each conveyance of property under this section shall be subject to the condition that all right, title, and interest in the property conveyed shall immediately revert to the United States if-- (A) the property, or any part of the property-- (i) ceases to be available and accessible to the public, on a reasonable basis, for educational, park, recreational, cultural, historic preservation, or other similar purposes specified for the property in the terms of conveyance; (ii) ceases to be maintained in a manner that is consistent with its present or future use as a site for Coast Guard aids to navigation or compliance with this section; or (iii) ceases to be maintained in a manner consistent with the provisions in paragraph (4) established by the Secretary pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. 470 et seq.); or (B) at least 30 days before that reversion, the Secretary provides written notice to the owner that the property is needed for national security purposes. (3) Maintenance of navigation functions.--Each conveyance of property under this section shall be made subject to the conditions that the Secretary considers to be necessary to assure that-- (A) the lights, antennas, and associated equipment located on the property conveyed, which are active aids to navigation, shall continue to be operated and maintained by the United States for as long as they are needed for this purpose; (B) the owner of the property may not interfere or allow interference in any manner with aids to navigation without express written permission from the Commandant of the Coast Guard; (C) there is reserved to the United States the right to relocate, replace, or add any aid to navigation or make any changes to the property conveyed as may be necessary for navigational purposes; (D) the United States shall have the right, at any time, to enter the property without notice for the purpose of maintaining aids to navigation and for the purpose of enforcing compliance with this section; and (E) the United States shall have an easement of access to and across the property for the purpose of maintaining the aids to navigation in use on the property. (4) Maintenance of property.-- (A) Subject to subparagraph (B), the owner of a property conveyed under this section shall maintain the property in a proper, substantial, and workmanlike manner, and in accordance with any conditions established by the conveying authority pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. 470 et seq.), and other applicable laws. (B) The owner of a property conveyed under this section is not required to maintain any active aid to navigation equipment on the property, except private aids to navigation permitted under section 83 of title 14, United States Code. (c) Special Terms and Conditions.-- (1) Coast guard loran station nantucket.-- (A) The Secretary may not convey under this section any interest in the property referred to in subsection (a)(1)(A) before the date on which the Town of Nantucket enters into an agreement with the Secretary to relocate the Coast Guard receiving antenna and associated equipment (as determined by the Commandant, at the Town's sole expense and in accordance with design specification, project schedules, and final project approval by the Commandant. (B) The Commandant may, at any time before the date of the conveyance under this section of an interest in the property referred to in subsection (a)(1)(A), grant to the Town of Nantucket a real property license for the purpose of allowing the Town to enter the property to commence construction of a waste water treatment facility and for other site preparation activities. (C) Paragraphs (2)(A)(iii) and (4)(A) of subsection (b) do not apply to the property referred to in subsection (a)(1)(A). (2) Plum island property.--The Secretary shall retain all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to any portion of any parcel referred to in subsection (a)(1)(B) that the Secretary considers appropriate. (d) Definitions.--In this section: (1) Aids to navigation.--The term ``aids to navigation'' means equipment used for navigation purposes, including lights, antennae, radio, sound signals, electronic navigation equipment, or other associated equipment operated or maintained by the United States. (2) Commandant.--The term ``Commandant'' means the Commandant of the Coast Guard. (3) Owner.--The term ``owner'' means, for a property conveyed under this section, the person identified in subsection (a)(1) to whom the property is conveyed, including any successor or assign of that person. (4) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary of Transportation. <all>
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