Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 4.djvu/840

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106 STAT. 3576 PUBLIC LAW 102-544 —OCT. 27, 1992 Public Law 102-544 102d Congress An Act Oct 27 1992 Granting the consent of the Congress to a supplemental compact or agreement ' between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey concem- [S. 2964] ijjg tj^g Delaware River Port Authority. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Congress consents to a supplemental compact or agreement between The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey amending articles I, II, III, IV, XII, and XIII of the compact or agreement between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey entitled "Agreement Between The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and The State of New Jersey creating the Delaware River Joint Commission as a body corporate and politic and defining its powers and duties". The supplemental compact or agreement is substantially as follows: (1) Article I of the "Agreement Between The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and The State of New Jersey creating the Delaware River Joint Commission as a body corporate and pohtic and defining its powers and duties", as amended and supplemented, is amended to read as follows: "The body corporate and pohtic, heretofore created and known as the Delaware I^ver Joint Commission hereby is continued under the name of the Delaware River Port Authority (hereinafter in this agreement called the 'commission'), which shall constitute the public corporate instrumentality of the Commonwegdth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey for the following public purposes, and which shall be deemed to be exercising an essential governmental function in effectuating such purposes, to wit: "(a) The operation and maintenance of the bridge, owned jointly by the 2 States, across the Delaware River between the city of Philadelphia in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the city of Cgimden in the State of New Jersey, including its approaches, and the making of additions and improvements thereto. "(b) The effectuation, establishment, construction, acquisition, operation, and maintenance of railroad or other facilities for the transportation of passengers across any bridge or tunnel owned or controlled by the commission, including extensions of such railroad or other facihties necessary for efficient operation in the Port District. "(c) The improvement and development of the Port District for port purposes by or through the acquisition, construction, maintenance, or operation of any and all projects for the improvement and development of the Port District for port purposes, or directly related thereto, either directly by purchase, lease, or contract, or by lease or agreement with any other public or private body or corporation or in any other manner. "(d) Co-operation with all other bodies interested or concerned with, or affected by the promotion, development or use of the Delaware River and the Port District.