[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 120, 109th Congress, 2nd Session] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office, www.gpo.gov] 120 STAT. 326 Public Law 109-214 109th Congress An Act To transfer jurisdiction of certain real property to the Supreme Court. NOTE: Apr. 11, 2006 - [S. 2116] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. NOTE: Supreme Court Grounds Transfer Act of 2005. 40 USC 6101 note. TRANSFER OF JURISDICTION OVER CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY TO THE SUPREME COURT. (a) Short Title.--This section may be cited as the ``Supreme Court Grounds Transfer Act of 2005''. (b) Transfer of Jurisdiction.-- (1) In general.--Jurisdiction over the parcel of Federal real property described under paragraph (2) (over which jurisdiction was transferred to the Architect of the Capitol under section 514(b)(2)(B)(i) of the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 (40 U.S.C. 5102 note; Public Law 104-333; 110 Stat. 4165)) is transferred to the Supreme Court of the United States, without consideration. (2) Parcel.--The parcel of Federal real property referred to under paragraph (1) is that portion of the triangle of Federal land in Reservation No. 204 in the District of Columbia under the jurisdiction of the Architect of the Capitol, including any contiguous sidewalks, bound by Constitution Avenue, N.E., on the north, the branch of Maryland Avenue, N.E., running in a northeast direction on the west, the major portion of Maryland Avenue, N.E., on the south, and 2nd Street, N.E., on the east, including the contiguous sidewalks. (c) Miscellaneous.-- (1) Compliance with other laws.--Compliance with this section shall be deemed to satisfy the requirements of all laws otherwise applicable to transfers of jurisdiction over parcels of Federal real property. (2) Inclusion in supreme court grounds.--Section 6101(b)(2) of title 40, United States Code, is amended by inserting before the period ``and that parcel transferred under the Supreme Court Grounds Transfer Act of 2005''. (3) United states capitol grounds.-- (A) Definition.--Section 5102 of title 40, United States Code, is amended to exclude within the definition of the United States Capitol Grounds the parcel of Federal real property described in subsection (b)(2). (B) Jurisdiction of capitol police.--The United States Capitol Police shall not have jurisdiction over the parcel of Federal real property described in subsection (b)(2) by reason of such parcel formerly being part of the United States Capitol Grounds. [[Page 327]] 120 STAT. 327 (4) Recording of map of supreme court grounds.--The Architect of the Capitol shall record with the Office of the Surveyor of the District of Columbia a map showing areas comprising the grounds of the Supreme Court of the United States that reflects-- (A) the legal boundaries described under section 6101(b)(1) of title 40, United States Code; and (B) any portion of the United States Capitol Grounds as described under section 5102 of title 40, United States Code, which is contiguous to the boundaries or property described under subparagraph (A) of this paragraph. (d) Effective Date.--This Act shall apply to fiscal year 2006 and each fiscal year thereafter. Approved April 11, 2006. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 2116: --------------------------------------------------------------------------- CONGRESSIONAL RECORD: Vol. 151 (2005): Dec. 15, considered and passed Senate. Vol. 152 (2006): Mar. 28, considered and passed House.