103 STAT. 936 PUBLIC LAW 101-156—NOV. 16, 1989 Public Law 101-156 101st Congress An Act Nov. 16, laoiJ - PQ revise and clarify the authority of the Administrator of General Services relating [S. 1827] to the acquisition and management of certain property in the city of New York. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. FINDINGS. The Congress finds that— (1) there is a dire and immediate need for increased space for the criminal justice system and for Federal agencies to operate in the City of New York; (2) the action of condemnation of certain lands would speed the process of providing additional space for such needs; (3) condemnation procedures authorized in this Act are re- quired to address a specific dire and immediate need, and should not be precedents for action by the Congress or other Federal agencies; (4) community input is essential to the successful completion of construction projects such as those authorized in the Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 1988; (5) before and during construction of buildings referred to in the first sentence of section 8(a) of the Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 1988, the Administrator of General Serv- ices should consult on an ongoing basis with the community board for such building to solicit its input; (6) environmental reviews are essential to the successful completion of construction projects such as those authorized in the Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 1988; and (7) in the construction of buildings referred to in the first sentence of section 8(a) of the Independent Agencies Appropria- tions Act, 1988, all federally mandated environmental reviews, as required by environmental laws, should be conducted and closely monitored. SEC. 2. CONDEMNATION AND LEASE AUTHORITY. The Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 1988 (as contained in title IV of Public Law 100-202; 101 Stat. 1329-401), is amended in section 8 of the matter under the heading GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION—GENERAL PROVISIONS— (1) by inserting "(a)" after "SEC. 8."; and (2) by adding at the end of such section the following new subsections: "(b) The lease entered into between the Administrator of General Services and the city of New York (hereinafter in this subsection and subsection (c) referred to as the 'City') pursuant to the fifth sentence of subsection (a) shall provide for an initial lease period of 30 years and shall provide options for the City to renew the lease for up to three successive lease periods of 30 years each.
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