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H.R. 7098 - National Capital Planning Commission District of Columbia Home Rule Act

Introduced: 2018-10-26
Bill Status: Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
 
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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 7098


    To amend title 40, United States Code, to remove the authority of the National Capital Planning Commission with respect to property owned by the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 26, 2018

    Ms. Norton introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform


A BILL

    To amend title 40, United States Code, to remove the authority of the National Capital Planning Commission with respect to property owned by the District of Columbia, 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 “National Capital Planning Commission District of Columbia Home Rule Act”.

SEC. 2. Removal of the authority of the National Capital Planning Commission with respect to property owned by the District.

(a) Recommendation of the Commission for transfers of jurisdiction of property.—Section 8124 of title 40, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in the section heading, by striking “and District of Columbia”;

(2) in the first sentence of subsection (a)—

(A) by striking “and District of Columbia”; and

(B) by striking “or by the District”; and

(3) by striking subsection (b) and redesignating subsection (c) as subsection (b).

(b) Approval of the Commission for proposed developments and projects.—Section 8722 of title 40, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in the section heading, by striking “and district”;

(2) in subsection (a), by striking “and District of Columbia governmental” each place it appears;

(3) in the first sentence of subsection (b)(1)—

(A) by striking “or District of Columbia”; and

(B) by striking “or District”;

(4) in subsection (c)(1), by striking “and District”; and

(5) by striking subsection (e).

(c) Approval of the Commission To sell land.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—Title 40, United States Code, is amended by striking section 8734.

(2) CLERICAL AMENDMENT.—The table of sections at the beginning of subchapter IV of chapter 87 of title 40, United States Code, is amended by striking the item relating to section 8734.

(d) Effective Date.—The amendments made by this section shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act.


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