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110 STAT. 604 PUBLIC LAW 104-106—FEB. 10, 1996 of Agriculture may decline immediate transfer of the parcel and enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Secretary of the Army providing for the performance by the Secretary of the Army of the required actions identified in the Army assessment with respect to the parcel. The memorandum of understanding shall be entered into within 90 days, or such later date as the Secretaries may establish, after the date on which the Secretary of Agriculture declines immediate transfer of the parcel and shall include a schedule for the completion of the required actions as soon as practicable. (2) EVENTUAL TRANSFER. —The Secretary of Agriculture may accept or decline at any time for any reason the transfer of a parcel covered by this section. However, if the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Army enter into a memorandum of understanding under paragraph (1) providing for transfer of the parcel, the Secretary of Agriculture shall accept transfer of the parcel as soon as possible after the date on which all required further actions identified in the assessment have been taken and the requirements of the memorandum of understanding have been satisfied. (e) RULE OF CONSTRUCTION REGARDING CONCURRENCES.—For the purpose of the reaching the concurrence required by subsection (b)(1), if a response action requires construction and installation of an approved remedial design, the response action shall be considered to have been taken when the construction and installation of the approved remedial design is completed and the remedy is demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Administrator to be operating properly and successfully. (f) INCLUSIONS AND EXCEPTIONS.— (1) INCLUSIONS. —The parcels of Arsenal property described in subsection (a) shall include all associated inventoried buildings and structures as identified in the Joliet Army Ammunition Plant Plantwide Building and Structures Report and the contaminate study sites for both the manufacturing and load assembly and packing sites of the Arsenal as shown in the Dames and Moore Final Report, Phase 2 Remedial Investigation Manufacturing (MFG) Area Joliet Army Ammunition Plant, Joliet, Illinois (May 30, 1993, Contract No. DAAA15-90 -D- 0015 task order No. 6 prepared for the United States Army Environmental Center). (2) EXCEPTION.— The parcels described in subsection (a) shall not include the property at the Arsenal designated for transfer or conveyance under subtitle B. Subtitle B—Other Land Conveyances Involving Joliet Army Ammunition Plant SEC. 2921. CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY AT ARSENAL FOR A NATIONAL CEMETERY. (a) CONVEYANCE AUTHORIZED. —Subject to section 2931, the Secretary of the Army may transfer, without reimbursement, to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs the parcel of real property at the Arsenal described in subsection (b) for use as a national cemetery operated as part of the National Cemetery System of the Department of Veterans Affairs under chapter 24 of title 38, United States Code.