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SEC. 7. The Secretary may enter into agreements with the State of Virginia, or with any political subdivision thereof, for such municipal services as the Secretary shall deem necessary to the proper and efficient government of the airport, and he may, from time to time, agree to modifications in any such agreement: Provided, however, That where the charge for any such service is established by the laws of the State of Virginia, the Secretary may not pay for such service an amount in excess of the charge so established. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary for the making of payment for services under any such agreement.

ACT OF OCTOBER 31, 1945

AN ACT To establish a boundary line between the District of Columbia and the

Commonwealth of Virginia, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, TITLE I-BOUNDARY LINE BETWEEN THE DISTRICT OF

COLUMBIA AND THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

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SEC. 107. The State of Virginia hereby consents that exclusive jurisdiction in the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (as described in sec. 1(b) of the Act of June 29, 1940 (54 Stat. 686)), title to which is now in the United States, shall be in the United States. The conditions upon which this consent is given are the following and none others: (1) There is hereby reserved in the Commonwealth of Virginia the jurisdiction and power to levy a tax on the sale of oil, gasoline, and all other motor fuels and lubricants sold on the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport for use in over-the-road vehicles such as trucks, busses, and automobiles, except sales to the United States: Provided, that the Commonwealth of Virginia shall have no jurisdiction or power to levy a tax on the sale or use of oil, gasoline, or other motor fuels and lubricants for other purposes; (2) there is hereby expressly reserved in the Commonwealth of Virginia the jurisdiction and power to serve criminal and civil process on the Washington National Airport; and (3) there is hereby reserved in the Commonwealth of Virginia the jurisdiction and power to regulate the manufacture, sale, and use of alcoholic beverages on the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (as described in sec. 1(b) of the Act of June 29, 1940 (54 Stat. 686).

Subject to the limitation on the consent of the State of Virginia as expressed herein exclusive jurisdiction in the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport shall be in the United States and the same is hereby accepted by the United States.

This Act shall have no retroactive effect except that taxes and contributions in connection with operations, sales and property on and income derived at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport heretofore paid either to the Commonwealth of Virginia or the District of Columbia are hereby declared to have been paid to the proper jurisdictions and Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia each hereby waives any claim for any such taxes or contributions heretofore assessed or assessable to the extent of any such payment to either jurisdiction.

Any provision of law of the United States or the Commonwealth of Virginia which is to any extent in conflict with this Act is to the extent of such conflict hereby expressly repealed.

SEC. 108. This title shall not become effective unless and until the State of Virginia shall accept the provisions thereof.

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ACT OF SEPTEMBER 7, 1950 1

64 Stat. 770; 49 U.S.C. App. 2421 et seq. AN ACT To authorize the construction, protection, operation, and maintenance of

a public airport in or in the vicinity of the District of Columbia. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of Transportation (hereinafter referred to as the “Secretary") is hereby authorized and directed to construct, protect, operate, improve, and maintain within or in the vicinity of the District of Columbia, a public airport (including all buildings and other structures necessary or desirable therefor). [49 U.S.C. App. 2421]

SEC. 2. For the purpose of carrying out this Act, the Secretary is authorized to acquire, by purchase, lease, condemnation, or otherwise (including transfer with or without compensation from Federal agencies or the District of Columbia, or any State or political subdivision thereof), such lands and interests in lands and appurtenances thereto, including avigation easements or air-space rights, as may be necessary or desirable for the construction, maintenance, improvement, operation, and protection of the airport: Provided further, That before making commitments for the acquisition of land, or the transfer of any lands, the Secretary shall consult and advise with the National Capital Park and Planning Commission as to the conformity of the proposed location with the Commission's comprehensive plan for the National Capital and its environs, and said Commission shall, upon request, submit a report and recommendations thereon within thirty days: Provided further, That the choice of site by the Secretary shall be made only after consultation with the governing body in the county in which the airport is to be located, with respect to the suitability of the site to be selected, and its possible impact on the vicinity. [49 U.S.C. App. 2422]

SEC. 3. For the purposes of this Act, the Secretary is empowered to acquire, by purchase, lease, condemnation, or otherwise (including transfer with or without compensation from Federal agencies or the District of Columbia, or any State or political subdivision thereof), rights-of-way or easements for roads, trails, pipe lines, power lines, railroad spurs, and other similar facilities necessary or desirable for the construction or proper operation of the airport.

The Secretary is authorized to construct any streets, highways, or roadways (including bridges) as may be necessary to provide access to the airport from existing streets, highways, or roadways. Upon completion of construction of any street, highway, or roadway within the District of Columbia, such street, highway, or roadway shall be transferred to the District of Columbia without charge, and thereafter shall be maintained by the District of Columbia. Upon construction of any street, highway, or roadway within a State or political subdivision thereof, such street, highway, or roadway may be transferred to such State or political subdivision thereof, without charge, on the condition that such street, highway, or roadway thereafter be maintained as a public street, highway, or roadway by such State or political subdivision thereof. [49 U.S.C. App. 2423]

1 The airport constructed under this Act, known as Dulles International Airport, was renamed Washington Dulles International Airport by Public Law 98–510.

SEC. 4. The Secretary shall have control over and responsibility for the care, operation, maintenance, improvement, and protection of the airport, together with the power to make and amend such rules and regulations as he may deem necessary to the proper exercise thereof: Provided, That the authority herein contained may be delegated by the Secretary to such official or officials of the Department of Transportation as the Secretary may designate. [49 U.S.C. App. 2424]

SEC. 5. The Secretary is empowered to lease under such conditions as he may deem proper and for such periods as may be desirable space or property within or upon the airport for purposes essential or appropriate to the operation of the airport: Provided, That no lease for the use of any hanger or space therein shall extend for a period exceeding three years. [49 U.S.C. App. 2425]

SEC. 6. The Secretary is authorized to contract with any person for the furnishing of supplies or performance of services at or upon the airport necessary or desirable for the proper operation of the airport, including but not limited to, contracts for furnishing food and lodging, sale of aviation fuels, furnishing of aircraft repairs and other aeronautical services, and such other services and supplies as may be necessary or desirable for the traveling public. No such contract, not including contracts involving the construction of permanent buildings or facilities, shall extend for a period of longer than five years, except the restaurant. The provisions of section 3709 of the Revised Statutes shall not apply to contracts authorized under this section, to leases authorized under section 5 hereof, or to contracts for architectural or engineering services necessary for the design and planning of the airport. [49 U.S.C. App. 2426]

SEC. 7. Any executive department, independent establishment, or agency of the Federal Government or the District of Columbia, for the purposes of carrying out this Act, is authorized to transfer to the Secretary, without compensation, upon his request, any lands, interests in lands (including avigation easements or airspace rights), buildings, property, or equipment under its control and in excess of its own requirements, which the Secretary may

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