1994 Uncodified Acts

1994 Virginia Uncodified Acts
5/26/2022

CHAPTER 438

An Act authorizing the Department of Conservation and Recreation to convey certain property in Belle Isle State Park in Lancaster County and to accept certain property in exchange.

[S 416]

Approved April 8, 1994

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That in accordance with and as evidence of General Assembly approval pursuant to § 10.1-109 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Conservation and Recreation is hereby authorized to convey to Edward G. Gruis and Rosemary N. Gruis, husband and wife, their successors and assigns, upon such terms as the Department deems proper, with the approval of the Governor and the Attorney General, a parcel of real property located in Belle Isle State Park in Lancaster County.

In consideration for such conveyance, the Department is hereby authorized to accept, on behalf of the Commonwealth, conveyances in exchange from Edward G. Gruis and Rosemary N. Gruis, husband and wife, of real property adjacent to Belle Isle State Park, for the purpose of obtaining public ingress to and egress from Belle Isle State Park.

The exchange of real property shall be on an acre for acre basis. As additional consideration for the exchange, Edward G. Gruis and Rosemary N. Gruis shall receive the right, exercisable during the term of their lives, to farm 40 acres, more or less, of land located in Belle Isle State Park adjacent to property they currently own, which right (i) shall be subject to the payment to the Department of an annual agreed fee and (ii) shall sooner terminate upon a determination that the acreage or a portion thereof is necessary for research or education activities at, or development of, Belle Isle State Park.

The deeds of conveyance shall be in a form approved by the Attorney General.