U.S. Code, Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 13p. Area of Supreme Court Grounds

     For the purposes of sections 13f to 13p of this title the Supreme Court grounds shall be held to extend to the line of the face of the east curb of First Street Northeast, between Maryland Avenue Northeast and East Capitol Street; to the line of the face of the south curb of Maryland Avenue Northeast, between First Street Northeast and Second Street Northeast; to the line of the face of the west curb of Second Street Northeast, between Maryland Avenue Northeast and East Capitol Street; and to the line of the face of the north curb of East Capitol Street between First Street Northeast and Second Street Northeast. In addition to the property referred to in the preceding sentence, for the purposes of sections 13f to 13p of this title, the Supreme Court grounds are comprised of any property under the custody and control of the Supreme Court as part of the Supreme Court grounds, including property acquired as provided by law on behalf of the United States in lots 2, 3, 800, 801, and 802 in square 758 in the District of Columbia as an addition to the grounds of the United States Supreme Court Building.

(Aug. 18, 1949, ch. 479, § 11, 63 Stat. 617; Pub. L. 97–390, § 1(d), Dec. 29, 1982, 96 Stat. 1958.)

Amendments

     1982—Pub. L. 97–390 inserted provision that in addition to the property already referred to, for the purposes of sections 13f to 13p of this title, the Supreme Court grounds are comprised of any property under the custody and control of the Supreme Court as part of the Supreme Court grounds, including property acquired as provided by law on behalf of the United States in lots 2, 3, 800, 801, and 802 in square 758 in the District of Columbia as an addition to the grounds of the United States Supreme Court Building.

United States Supreme Court Building; Acquisition of Certain Real Property

     Pub. L. 96–532, Dec. 15, 1980, 94 Stat. 3130, as amended by Pub. L. 97–390, § 3, Dec. 29, 1982, 96 Stat. 1958, provided: "That the Architect of the Capitol is authorized to acquire on behalf of the United States by purchase, condemnation, transfer, or otherwise, as an addition to the grounds of the United States Supreme Court Building, all privately owned real property contained in lots 2, 3, 800, 801, and 802 in square 758 in the District of Columbia, as such lots appear on the records in the office of the Surveyor of the District of Columbia as of the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 15, 1980].

     "Sec. 2. The acquisition of real property under this Act shall be conducted in accordance with the Act entitled `Uniform Relocation Assistance and Land Acquisition Policies Act of 1970’, Public Law 91–646, approved January 2, 1971 [42 U.S.C. 4601 et seq.], and any proceeding for condemnation brought in its course shall be conducted in accordance with the Act entitled `An Act to provide for the acquisition of land in the District of Columbia for the use of the United States’, approved March 1, 1929 (16 D.C. Code, secs. 1351–1368).

     "Sec. 3. Upon acquisition of such real property by the Architect of the Capitol, on behalf of the United States, such property shall become a part of the grounds of the United States Supreme Court Building and shall be subject to all of the provisions of the Act entitled `An Act to provide for the custody and maintenance of the United States Supreme Court Building and the equipment and grounds thereof’, approved May 7, 1934 (40 U.S.C. 13a–13c), and section 6 of the joint resolution entitled `Joint resolution to provide for the use and disposition of the bequest of the late Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes to the United States, and for other purposes’, approved October 22, 1940 (40 U.S.C. 13e).

     "Sec. 4. The Architect of the Capitol is authorized to enter into contracts and to make expenditures for grading and paving and such other expenditures, including expenditures for personal and other services, as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act.

     "Sec. 5. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $645,000 for fiscal year 1981 for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act, said appropriation to remain available until expended."

Section Referred to in Other Sections

     This section is referred to in sections 13n, 136 of this title.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 13p. Area of Supreme Court Grounds," U.S. Code, Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works in U.S. Code, Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed September 30, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KZW8758PT5Y61DY.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 13p. Area of Supreme Court Grounds." U.S. Code, Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, in U.S. Code, Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 30 Sep. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KZW8758PT5Y61DY.

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