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[Congressional Record: November 14, 2001 (House)]
[Page H8138-H8142]
From the Congressional Record Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:cr14no01-66]                         
 
    COMMUNICATION FROM CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND 
                             INFRASTRUCTURE

  The Speaker pro tempore laid before the House the following 
communication from the chairman of the Committee on Transportation and 
Infrastructure, which was read and, without objection, referred to the 
Committee on Appropriations.

                                       Committee on Transportation

                                           and Infrastructure,

                                 Washington, DC, November 8, 2001.
     Hon. J. Dennis Hastert,
     Speaker, House of Representatives, The Capitol, Washington, 
         DC.
       Dear Mr. Speaker: Enclosed please find copies of 
     resolutions approved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure on November 7, 2001, in accordance with 40 
     U.S.C. Sec. 606.
           Sincerely,
                                                        Don Young,
                                                         Chairman.
       Enclosure.

  Committee Resolution--Lease--71 Stevenson Street, San Francisco, CA

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 148,305 rentable square feet of space 
     including 23 inside parking spaces for the Department of 
     Labor and Department of Defense currently located in leased 
     space at 71 Stevenson Street, San Francisco, CA, at a 
     proposed total annual cost of $12,605,925 for a lease term of 
     five years, a prospectus for which is attached to and 
     included in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

   Committee Resolution--Lease--550 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the

[[Page H8139]]

     Public Buildings Act of 1959, (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), 
     appropriations are authorized to lease up to approximately 
     46,712 rentable square feet of space including 14 inside 
     parking spaces for the Executive Office of Immigration Review 
     and the Immigration and Naturalization Service currently 
     located in leased space at 550 Kearny Street, San Francisco, 
     CA, at a proposed total annual cost of $3,970,520 for a lease 
     term of two years, a prospectus for which is attached to and 
     included in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

   Committee Resolution--Lease--Multiple Agencies, San Francisco, CA

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 69,677 rentable square feet of space 
     including 8 inside parking spaces for the National Labor 
     Relations Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 
     Federal Trade Commission, Department of Energy--Federal 
     Energy Regulatory Commission, and Federal Labor Relations 
     currently located in leased space at 901 Market Street, San 
     Francisco, CA, at a proposed total annual cost of $5,922,545 
     for a lease term of seven years, a prospectus for which is 
     attached to and included in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

Committee Resolution--Lease--800 North Capitol Street, NW, Washington, 
                                   DC

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 218,720 rentable square feet of space 
     including 50 inside parking spaces for the National Park 
     Service, Federal Maritime Commission, Department of Labor, 
     and other tenants currently located in leased space at 800 
     North Capitol Street, NW in Washington, D.C., at a proposed 
     total annual cost of $9,842,400 for a lease term of ten 
     years, a prospectus for which is attached to and included in 
     this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

     Committee Resolution--Lease--National Labor Relations Board, 
                             Washington, DC

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 272,408 rentable square feet of space 
     including 10 inside parking spaces for the National Labor 
     Relations Board currently located in leased space at Franklin 
     Court, 1099 14th Street, NW in Washington, D.C. at a proposed 
     total annual cost of $12,258,360 for a lease term of ten 
     years, a prospectus for which is attached to and included in 
     this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

 Committee Resolution--Lease Amendment--Immigration and Naturalization 
                           Service, Miami, FL

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 226,000 rentable square feet of space 
     including 133 parking spaces for the Immigration and 
     Naturalization Service currently located in leased space at 
     7880 Biscayne Boulevard, 77 SE 5th Street and 18441 NW 2nd 
     Avenue, Miami, Florida, at a proposed total annual cost of 
     $6,102,000 for a lease term of fifteen years, a prospectus 
     for which is attached to and included in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

       Committee Resolution--Lease--U.S. Attorneys, New York, NY

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease up to 
     approximately 67,316 rentable square feet of space of the 
     U.S. Attorneys currently located in leased space at 100 
     Church Street, New York, New York, at a proposed total annual 
     cost of $3,493,700 for a lease term of ten years, a 
     prospectus for which is attached to and included in this 
     resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

      Committee Resolution--Lease--U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 
                            Philadelphia, PA

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease up to 
     approximately 114,000 rentable square feet of space including 
     25 inside parking spaces for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 
     currently located in leased space at 100 Penn Square East, 
     Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at a proposed total annual cost 
     of $3,420,000 for a lease term of ten years, a prospectus for 
     which is attached to and included in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

 Committee Resolution--Lease--Department of Veterans Affairs, Phoenix, 
                                   AZ

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease up to 
     approximately 105,675 rentable square feet of space including 
     400 surface parking spaces for the Department of Veterans 
     Affairs currently located in leased space at 3225 North 
     Central Avenue in Phoenix, Arizona, at a proposed total 
     annual cost of $3,487,275 for a lease term of fifteen years, 
     a prospectus for which is attached to and included in this 
     resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

 Committee Resolution--Lease--U.S. Bankruptcy Court, San Francisco, CA

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C.Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 45,175 rentable square feet of space 
     including 4 parking spaces for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court 
     currently located in leased space at 235 Pine Street, San 
     Francisco, California, at a proposed total annual cost of 
     $3,839,875 for a lease term of three years, a prospectus for 
     which is attached to and included in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

    Committee Resolution--Lease--Department of State, Washington, DC

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C.Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 39,648 rentable square feet of space 
     including 15 parking spaces for the Department of State 
     currently located in leased space at 400 C Street, SW, 
     Washington, D.C. at a proposed total annual cost of 
     $17,669,160 for a lease term of ten years, a prospectus for 
     which is attached to and included in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

     Committee Resolution--Lease--Environmental Protection Agency, 
                             Washington, DC

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C.Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 97,000 rentable square feet of space 
     including 15 parking spaces for the Environmental Protection 
     Agency currently located at 501 3rd Street, NW, Washington, 
     D.C. at a proposed total annual cost of $4,365,000 for a 
     lease term of ten years, a prospectus for which is attached 
     to and included in this resolution.

[[Page H8140]]

       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

     Committee Resolution--Lease--Environmental Protection Agency, 
                             Arlington, VA

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 322,379 rentable square feet of space and 
     17 inside parking spaces for the Environmental Protection 
     Agency currently located in leased space at Crystal Gateway 1 
     and Crystal Mall 2-3-4 in Crystal City area of Arlington, 
     Virginia, at a proposed total annual cost of $10,960,886 for 
     a lease term of ten years, a prospectus for which is attached 
     to and included in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

    Committee Resolution--Lease--Executive Office of the President, 
                             Washington, DC

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 58,665 rentable square feet of space and 
     15 parking inside spaces for the Executive Office of the 
     President, Office of National Drug Control Policy currently 
     located in leased space at 750 17th Street, NW, Washington, 
     D.C. at a proposed total annual cost of $2,639,925 for a 
     lease term of ten years, a prospectus for which is attached 
     to and included in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

Committee Resolution--Lease--Federal Bureau of Investigation, Tampa, FL

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 112,700 rentable square feet of space and 
     139 parking spaces for the Federal Bureau of Investigation 
     currently located in the R.L. Timberlake, Jr. Federal 
     Building at 500 Zack Street, the Spencer Building at 603-11 
     E. Cass Street and in leased space at Riverside Plaza, Tampa, 
     Florida, at a proposed total annual cost of $3,662,750 for a 
     lease term of fifteen years, a prospectus for which is 
     attached to and included in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

 Committee Resolution--Lease--Department of Veterans Affairs, Chicago, 
                                   IL

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 113,000 rentable square feet of space for 
     the Department of Veterans Affairs currently located in the 
     John C. Kluczynski Federal Building at 536 S. Clark Street, 
     Chicago, Illinois and the Hines Hospital in Hines, Illinois, 
     at a proposed total annual cost of $4,859,000 for a lease 
     term of ten years, a prospectus for which is attached to and 
     included in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

 Committee Resolution--Lease--Mineral Management Service, Metairie, LA

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 203,624 rentable square feet of space and 
     100 outside parking spaces for the Mineral Management Service 
     currently located in leased space at 1201 Elmwood Blvd, 
     Metairie, Louisiana, at a proposed total annual cost of 
     $5,905,096 for a lease term of ten years, a prospectus for 
     which is attached to and included in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

    Committee Resolution--Lease--Executive Office of the President, 
                           Northern Virginia

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 257,400 rentable square feet of space and 
     1,100 parking spaces for the Executive Office of the 
     President currently located in the NW Federal Credit Union, 
     Vienna, Virginia, and two leased buildings whose locations 
     are classified, at a proposed total annual cost of $9,935,640 
     for a lease term of fifteen years, a prospectus for which is 
     attached to and included in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

   Committee Resolution--Alteration--Amendment--U.S. Post Office and 
                       Courthouse, Pittsburgh, PA

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to Section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized for the 
     alteration of the U.S. Post Office and Courthouse located at 
     7th Avenue and Grant Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, at an 
     additional estimated construction cost of $11,659,000 and an 
     additional management and inspection cost of $900,000, for a 
     combined additional estimated cost of $12,559,000. This 
     resolution amends the Committee resolution of June 21, 2000, 
     which authorized a total estimated project cost of 
     $57,840,000 for the Post Office and Courthouse in Pittsburgh, 
     Pennsylvania.
                                  ____

   Committee Resolution--Site and Design--United States Courthouse, 
                               Austin, TX

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to Section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized for site 
     and design for the Construction of a 190,737 gross square 
     foot United States Courthouse, including 55 inside parking 
     spaces, located in Austin Texas, at site cost of $9,000,000 
     and design cost of $3,923,000 for a combined site and design 
     cost of $12,923,000, a prospectus for which is attached to, 
     and included in, this resolution.
       Provided, That any design shall, to the maximum extent 
     possible incorporate shared or collegial space, consistent 
     with efficient court operations that will minimize the size 
     and cost of the building to be constructed.
       Provided further, That any design shall incorporate changes 
     in the 1997 United States Courts Design Guide, including the 
     implementation of a policy on shared courtrooms.
                                  ____

   Committee Resolution--Site and Design--United States Courthouse, 
                              Jackson, MS

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to Section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized for site 
     and design for the construction of a 345,963 gross square 
     foot United States Courthouse, including 68 inside parking 
     spaces, located in Jackson. Mississippi, at site cost of 
     $6,500,000 and design cost of $6,731,000 for a combined site 
     and design cost of $13,231,000, a prospectus for which is 
     attached to, and included in, this resolution.
       Provided, That any design shall, to the maximum extent 
     possible incorporate shared or collegial space, consistent 
     with efficient court operations that will minimize the size 
     and cost of the building to be constructed.
       Provided further, That any design shall incorporate changes 
     in the 1997 United States Courts Design Guide, including the 
     implementation of a policy on shared courtrooms.
                                  ____

 Committee Resolution--Site and Design--United States Courthouse, Fort 
                               Pierce, FL

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to Section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized for site 
     and design for the construction of a 111,075 gross square 
     foot United States Courthouse, including 15 inside parking 
     spaces, located in Fort Pierce, Florida, at site cost of 
     $2,195,000 and design cost of $2,370,000 for a combined site 
     and design cost of $4,565,000, a prospectus for which is 
     attached to, and included in, this resolution.
       Provided, That any design shall, to the maximum extent 
     possible incorporate shared or collegial space, consistent 
     with efficient court operations that will minimize the size 
     and cost of the building to be constructed.
       Provided further, That any design shall incorporate changes 
     in the 1997 United States Courts Design Guide, including the 
     implementation of a policy on shared courtrooms.

[[Page H8141]]     
                                  ____
   Committee Resolution--United States District Court, Green Bay, Wi

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to Section 11(b) of the Public Buildings Act of 
     1959, (40 U.S.C. Sec. 610), the Administrator of General 
     Services shall investigate the feasibility and need to 
     construct or acquire a facility to house the United States 
     District in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The analysis shall include 
     a full and complete evaluation including, but not limited to: 
     (i) the identification and cost of potential sites and (ii) 
     30 year present value evaluations of all options; including 
     lease, purchase, and Federal construction, and the purchase 
     options of lease with an option to purchase or purchase 
     contract. The Administrator shall submit a report to Congress 
     within 60 days.
                                  ____

 Committee Resolution--Lease--Immigration and Naturalization Services, 
                              Phoenix, AZ

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to Section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 127,577 rentable square feet of space and 
     146 secured parking spaces for the Immigration and 
     Naturalization Services currently located in leased space at 
     3002-3006 West Clarendon, 2035 North Central Avenue and 400 
     North Fifth Street in Phoenix, Arizona, at a proposed total 
     annual cost of $4,210,041 for a lease term of ten years, a 
     prospectus for which is attached to and included in this 
     resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

 Committee Resolution--Lease--Drug Enforcement Administration, Alameda/
                        Contra Costa County, CA

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 52,119 rentable square feet of space and 
     11 outside parking spaces for the Drug Enforcement 
     Administration currently located at 390 Main Street in San 
     Francisco, California, at a proposed total annual cost of 
     $3,231,378 for a lease term of fourteen years, a prospectus 
     for which is attached to and included in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

   Committee Resolution--Lease--Internal Revenue Service, Fresno, CA

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 122,000 rentable square feet of office 
     space and 690 structured secure parking spaces for the 
     Internal Revenue Service currently located at 2867 S. East 
     Street in Fresno, California, at a proposed total annual cost 
     of $4,270,000 for a lease term of fifteen years, a prospectus 
     for which is attached to and included in this resolution.
       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 107,200 rentable square feet of warehouse 
     space and 120 surface secure parking spaces for the Internal 
     Revenue Service currently located at 2898 South Orange Avenue 
     in Fresno, California, at at a proposed total annual cost of 
     $2,572,800 for a lease term of fifteen years, a prospectus 
     for which is attached to and included in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

   Committee Resolution--Lease--Department of Transportation, Prince 
                          George's County, MD

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 130,000 rentable square feet of space and 
     7 parking spaces for the National Aeronautical Charting 
     Office of the Department of Transportation currently located 
     at Herbert C. Hoover Building in Washington, DC and in two 
     leased locations in Prince George's County, Maryland, at a 
     proposed total annual cost of $3,120,000 for a lease term of 
     ten years, a prospectus for which is attached to and included 
     in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

   Committee Resolution--Lease--Department of Defense, Alexandria, VA

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 565, 128 rentable square feet of space 
     and 40 outside parking spaces for the department of Defense 
     currently located at the AMC Building, 5001 Eisenhower Avenue 
     in Alexandria Virginia, at a proposed total annual cost of 
     $19,214,352 for a lease term of ten years, a prospectus for 
     which is attached to and included in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

 Committee Resolution--Lease--Department of Health and Human Services, 
                              Seattle, WA

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 120,265 rentable square feet of space and 
     22 inside parking spaces for the Department of Health and 
     Human Services currently located at 2201 Sixth Avenue in 
     Seattle, Washington, at a proposed total annual cost of 
     $5,411,925 for a lease term of ten years, a prospectus for 
     which is attached to and included this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

   Committee Resolution--Lease--Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville, FL

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 167,000 rentable square feet of space and 
     122 outside parking spaces for the Corps of Engineers 
     currently located at the Charles E. Bennett Federal Building, 
     400 W. Bay Street, and in leased space at Bell South Tower 
     Building, 301 W. Bay Street in Jacksonville, Florida, at a 
     proposed total annual cost of $4,175,000 for a lease term of 
     ten years, a prospectus for which is attached to and 
     including in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

   Committee Resolution--Lease--Internal Revenue Service, Fresno, CA

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 178,000 rentable square feet of space and 
     800 structured parking spaces for the Internal Revenue 
     Service located at East Butler Avenue in Fresno, California, 
     at a proposed total annual cost of $6,230,000 for a lease 
     term of fifteen years, a prospectus for which is attached to 
     and included in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.
                                  ____

Committee Resolution--Lease--Federal Bureau of Investigations, Chicago, 
                                   IL

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized to lease 
     up to approximately 393,674 rentable square feet of space and 
     520 parking spaces for the Federal Bureau of Investigation 
     currently located in several Federal and leased locations in 
     Chicago, Illinois, at a proposed total annual cost of 
     $20,667,885 for a lease term of fourteen years, a prospectus 
     for which is attached to and included in this resolution.
       Approval of this prospectus constitutes authority to 
     execute an interim lease for all tenants, if necessary, prior 
     to execution of the new lease.
       Provided, That the General Services Administration shall 
     not delegate to any other agency the authority granted by 
     this resolution.

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                                  ____
Committee Resolution--Design--Paso del Norte Border Station El Paso, TX

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to Section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized for 
     design for the construction of a 115,139 gross square foot 
     United States Border Station, including 375 outside parking 
     spaces, located in El Paso, Texas, at a design cost of 
     $2,200,000, a prospectus for which is attached to, and 
     included in, this resolution.
                                  ____

 Committee Resolution--Site and Design--United States Border Station, 
                             Champlain, NY

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to Section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized for site 
     and design for the construction of a 72,612 gross square foot 
     United States Border Station, including 510 outside parking 
     spaces, located in Champlain, New York, at site cost of 
     $409,000 and design cost of $3,391,000 for a combined site 
     and design cost of $3,800,000, a prospectus for which is 
     attached to, and included in, this resolution.
                                  ____

  Committee Resolution--Amendment, Alteration--Frank M. Johnson, Jr. 
       Federal Building--United States Courthouse, Montgomery, AL

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to Section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized for 
     alteration of the Frank M. Johnson, Jr. Federal Building--
     United States Courthouse located at 15 Lee Street, 
     Montgomery, Alabama at an additional management and 
     inspection cost and additional estimated construction cost of 
     $4,000,000 for a combined estimated total project cost of 
     $16,594,000, a prospectus for which is attached to, and 
     included in , this resolution. This resolution amends the 
     Committee Resolution approved on May 27, 1999, which 
     authorized management and inspection cost of $959,000 and an 
     estimated construction cost of $10,647,000, for a combined 
     estimated total project cost of $11,606,000.
                                  ____

 Committee Resolution--Amemdment--United States Courthouse, Orlando, FL

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to Section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized for 
     additional design for the construction of a 257,050 gross 
     square foot United States Courthouse, including 35 inside 
     parking spaces and 200 surface parking spaces, located in 
     Orlando, Florida, at additional design cost of $4,000,000. 
     This resolution amends the Committee resolution approved May 
     17, 1994, which authorized site acquisition at a cost of 
     $7,724,000, which was amended by Committee resolution 
     approved July 23, 1997, authorizing additional site 
     acquisition by $748,000, and which amends Committee 
     resolution approved October 29, 1997 which authorized 
     $2,972,000 for design, a prospectus for which is attached to, 
     and included in, this resolution.
       Provided, That any design shall, to the maximum extent 
     possible incorporate shared or collegial space, consistent 
     with efficient court operations that will minimize the size 
     and cost of the building to be constructed.
       Provided further, That any design shall incorporate changes 
     in the 1997 United States Courts Design Guide, including the 
     implementation of a policy on shared courtrooms.
                                  ____

 Committee Resolution--Federal Building and United States Courthouse, 
                             Charlotte, NC

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to Section 11(b) of the Public Buildings Act of 
     1959, (40 U.S.C. Sec. 610), the Administrator of General 
     Services shall investigate the feasibility and need to 
     construct a U.S. courthouse in Charlotte, NC. The 
     Administrator may consider utilizing the United States Postal 
     Service as the developer of the facility. Additionally, the 
     Committee directs the Administrator to study with the City of 
     Charlotte and the United States Postal Service all proposals 
     to mitigate the cost to the Federal government of acquiring 
     land for the new United States courthouse. In addition, the 
     Administrator is directed to include in the aforementioned 
     proposals all methods to provide for the consolidation of 
     federal offices as well as space for the U.S. Courts. The 
     analysis shall include a full and complete evaluation 
     including, but not limited to: (i) the identification and 
     cost of potential sites, including United States Postal 
     Service sites and city owned sites and (ii) 30 year present 
     value evaluations of all options; including lease, purchase, 
     Federal construction, United States Postal Service 
     construction, and the purchase options of lease with an 
     option to purchase or purchase contract. The Administrator 
     shall submit a report to Congress within 60 days.
                                  ____

 Committee Resolution--Amendment--United States Courthouse, Salt Lake 
                                City, UT

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives, That 
     pursuant to Section 7 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959, 
     (40 U.S.C. Sec. 606), appropriations are authorized for 
     additional site for the construction of a 229,300 gross 
     square foot United States Courthouse annex, including 78 
     inside parking spaces, located in Salt Lake City, Utah, at 
     additional design site cost of $5,680,000. This resolution 
     amends the Committee resolution approved September 27, 1996, 
     which authorized site acquisition at a cost of $6,901,000, 
     and amends Committee resolution approved July 23, 1997, 
     authorizing design cost of $4,918,000, a prospectus for which 
     is attached to, and included in, this resolution.
       Provided, That any design shall, to the maximum extent 
     possible incorporate shared or collegial space, consistent 
     with efficient court operations that will minimize the size 
     and cost of the building to be constructed.
       Provided further, that any design shall incorporate changes 
     in the 1997 United States Courts Design Guide, including the 
     implementation of a policy on shared courtrooms.

  There was no objection.

                          ____________________



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