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  • EnactedOctober 19th, 2009
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The senate Passed September 24th, 2009
    Passed by Voice Vote
      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
  • The house Passed September 9th, 2009
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
    IntroducedApril 27th, 2009

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Official Title

To authorize the Administrator of General Services to convey a parcel of real property in Galveston, Texas, to the Galveston Historical Foundation.


Directs the Administrator of General Services (GSA) to offer to convey to the Galveston Historical Foundation the parcel of federal real property located at 502 20th Street in Galveston, Texas, including improvements. Requires the Galveston Historical Foundation to pay to the Administrator, as consideration for the conveyance of the parcel, the fair market value of such parcel, based upon an appraisal that is acceptable to the Administrator. Makes the Galveston Historical Foundation responsible for the costs of the appraisal and for all other costs related to such conveyance. Requires the deposit of any proceeds received as consideration as described above into the Federal Buildings Fund. Makes amounts in such Fund available for expenditure for any lawful purpose, with the Administrator providing to specified congressional committees 30 days advance written notice of any such expenditure.