1998 Uncodified Acts

1998 Virginia Uncodified Acts


An Act authorizing the Department of Conservation and Recreation to lease a portion of Mason Neck State Park in Fairfax County.

[S 411]

Approved April 7, 1998

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That notwithstanding the provisions of § 10.1-109 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Conservation and Recreation is hereby authorized to lease to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Inc., upon terms as the Department deems proper, with the approval of the Governor and the Attorney General, that parcel of land known as the Jammes property, containing 8.8781 acres, more or less, as shown on a boundary survey recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Fairfax County, Virginia, in Deed Book 9501, page 985, together with a parcel adjoining the northwest corner of the Jammes property and providing access to Occoquan Bay, both parcels being a portion of Mason Neck State Park in Fairfax County. The terms of the lease shall require the lessee to make substantial renovations to the existing improvements on the Jammes property, and shall provide that the parcels shall be used as the situs of environmental education programs and such other uses as the Department and the lessee determine are consistent with the purposes for which the parcels were acquired by the Commonwealth. The initial term of this lease shall be for thirty years, and the lease shall be renewable at the option of the lessee for like periods upon the same terms and conditions as the initial lease term. Prior to execution, the lease shall be submitted to the chairmen of the Senate Finance Committee, the Senate Committee for Courts of Justice, the House Committee on Conservation and Natural Resources and the House Appropriations Committee for review.