2 U.S. Code § 1820 - Acquisition of real property for Capitol Police

(a) Authority for acquisition
Subject to the approval of the House Office Building Commission and the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, the Architect of the Capitol is authorized to acquire (through purchase, lease, transfer from another Federal entity, or otherwise) real property, subject to the availability of appropriations and upon approval of an obligation plan by the Committees on Appropriations of the House and Senate, for the use of the United States Capitol Police.
(b) United States Capitol grounds provisions applicable
Any real property acquired by the Architect of the Capitol pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall be a part of the United States Capitol Grounds and shall be subject to the provisions of sections 1922, 1961, 1966, 1967, and 1969 of this title and sections 5101 to 5107 and 5109 of title 40.
(c) Effective date
This section shall apply with respect to fiscal year 2002 and each succeeding fiscal year.

Source

(Pub. L. 107–206, title I, § 907,Aug. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 877.)
References in Text

Sections 1922, 1961, 1966, 1967, and 1969 of this title and sections 5101 to 5107 and 5109 of title 40, referred to in subsec. (b), was in the original a reference to the Act entitled “An Act to define the area of the United States Capitol Grounds, to regulate the use thereof, and for other purposes”, approved July 31, 1946, which is act July 31, 1946, ch. 707, 60 Stat. 718, as amended. Sections 9, 9A, 9B, 9C, and 14 of the Act are classified, respectively, to sections 1961, 1966, 1967, 1922, and 1969 of this title, and section 16(b) of the Act is set out as a note under section 1961 of this title. Sections 1 to 8, 10 to 13, and 16(a) of the Act, which were classified to sections 193a to 193m of former Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, were repealed and reenacted as sections 5101 to 5107 and 5109 of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, by Pub. L. 107–217, §§ 1, 6 (b),Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062, 1312, the first section of which enacted Title 40. Section 5(c) ofPub. L. 107–217, set out as a note preceding section 101 of Title 40, provides that a reference to a law replaced by section 1 ofPub. L. 107–217is deemed to refer to the corresponding provision enacted by Pub. L. 107–217. For complete classification of the act of July 31, 1946, to the Code, see Tables. For disposition of sections of former Title 40, see table at the beginning of Title 40.
Codification

Section was classified to section 166m of former Title 40, prior to the enactment of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, by Pub. L. 107–217, § 1,Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062.
Acquisition of Property by Architect of the Capitol

Pub. L. 108–199, div. H, § 152,Jan. 23, 2004, 118 Stat. 448, provided that:
“(a) Notwithstanding section 907(a) ofPublic Law 107–206 (116 Stat. 977) [2 U.S.C. 1820 (a)] or section 1102 of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2004 (2 U.S.C. 1822 (b)), the Architect of the Capitol, at any time after the date of the enactment of this Act [Jan. 23, 2004] and subject to the availability of appropriations, may enter into an agreement to acquire by lease any portion of the real property located at 499 South Capitol Street Southwest in the District of Columbia for the use of the United States Capitol Police.
“(b) Any real property acquired by the Architect of the Capitol pursuant to subsection (a) shall be subject to the provisions of the Act entitled ‘An Act to define the area of the United States Capitol Grounds, to regulate the use thereof, and for other purposes’, approved July 31, 1946 [2 U.S.C. 1922, 1961, 1966, 1967, 1969, see References in Text note above].”

 

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