D.C. Law 21-136. Closing of a Public Alley in Square 697, S.O. 15-26230, Act of 2016.

D.C. Law 21-136. Closing of a Public Alley in Square 697, S.O. 15-26230, Act of 2016.

AN ACT

To order the closing of a portion of the public alley system in Square 697, bounded by K Street, S.E., Half Street, S.E., L Street, S.E., and South Capitol Street, S.E., in Ward 6.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Closing of a Public Alley in Square 697, S.O. 15-26230, Act of 2016".

Sec. 2. (a) Pursuant to section 404 of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-204.04), and consistent with the Street and Alley Closing and Acquisition Procedures Act of 1982, effective March 10, 1983 (D.C. Law 4-201; D.C. Official Code § 9-201.01 et seq.), the Council finds the portion of the public alley system in Square 697, as shown on the Surveyor's plat filed in S.O. 15-26230, is unnecessary for alley purposes and orders it closed, with title to the land to vest as shown on the Surveyor's plat.

(b) The approval of the Council of this alley closing is contingent upon:

(1) The recordation of a covenant establishing new portions of the alley system by easement as shown on the Surveyor's plat in S.O. 15-26230 that includes an agreement by the owner of the property encumbered by the easement to maintain the new portions of the alley system; and

(2) The satisfaction of all conditions in the official file for S.O. 15-26230 before the recordation of the alley closing.

Sec. 3. Transmittal.

The Council shall transmit copies of this act, upon its effective date, to the Office of the Surveyor and the Office of the Recorder of Deeds.

Sec. 4. Fiscal impact statement.

The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee report as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).

Sec. 5. Effective date.

This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), a 30-day period of congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813, D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(1)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.