776 Effective date.
PUBLIC LAW 8 7 T 3 5 5 - O C T. 4,
SEC. 2. The amendments made by this Act shall take effect on the j&rst day of the third month beginning after the date of enactment of this Act. Approved October 4, 1961. Public Law 87-355
October 4, 1961 [S. 2397]
40 USC 651 note.
National C a p i tal Transportation Agency. Land acquisition, etc., authority.
40 USC 664.
AN ACT Authorizing the National Capital Transportation Agency to carry out part 1 of its transit development program and to further the objectives of the Act approved July 14. 1960 (74 Stat 537).
Whereas the National Capital Transportation Agency on July 31, 1961, transmitted to the Congress, pursuant to section 204(c) of the National Capital Transportation Act of 1960 (74 Stat. 537), a report entitled "Report on Part One of the Transit Development Program, July. 1961"; and Whereas part 1 of the transit development program provides for acquisition by the National Capital Transportation Agency of land for future express transit service in conjunction with the development of certain new highways and parkways in the National Capital region: Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,Thsit for the purpose of enabling the National Capital Transportation Agency to carry out that part of its transit development program described in its report entitled "Report on Part One of the Transit Development Program, July 1961", transmitted to the Congress on July 31, 1961, pursuant to the provisions of subsection (c) of section 204 of the National Capital Transportation Act of 1960, the National Capital Transportation Agency is hereby authorized, subject to the provisions of such Act, to acquire, or enter into agreements for the acquisition or use of, facilities, property, and rights-of-way for express transit: (1) in the center median area and elsewhere in, adjacent to, or in conjunction with (A) Interstate Route 66 in Fairfax County and Arlington County, Virginia; and (B) Interstate Route 95 in Prince Georges County, Maryland; (2) adjacent to, or in conjunction with (A) the George Washington Memorial Parkway; (B) the Little Falls Branch Parkway from the George Washington Memorial Parkway to the vicinity of Massachusetts Avenue; (C) the Parkway Spur through the Cabin John Valley from Cabin John to the (Japital Beltway; and (D) the Capital Beltway from the George Washington Memorial Parkway to the vicinity of Bradley Boulevard, all in Montgomery County, Marvland: Provided, That the Agency is further authorized to carry out, as part of part 1 of its transit development program, such construction in connection with the land acquisition projects provided for herein, as must necessarily be undertaken at the time the aforesaid highways and parkways are constructed: Provided further, That the authority granted the Agency under subparagraph (2) above shall in no way diminish the powers of the Secretary of the Interior under other Federal laws. Approved October 4, 1961.