1998 Uncodified Acts

1998 Virginia Uncodified Acts


An Act authorizing the Department of Conservation and Recreation to lease to Amherst County certain property in Amherst County.

[S 240]

Approved April 8, 1998

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, being the contract owner, is hereby authorized to lease to Amherst County, upon terms and conditions the Department deems proper, with the approval of the Governor and the Attorney General, the parcel of real property and appurtenances thereto, known as the Smiley Block Company property, consisting of 32.1 acres, more or less, located adjacent to the James River at State Route 1004 in Amherst County. The lease shall require that the property be maintained and open to public recreational use. If this condition is not met, the lease shall terminate and control shall revert to the Department of Conservation and Recreation.

§ 2. Notwithstanding the lease term limits under § 10.1-109, the initial term of this lease shall be for a term of thirty years and may be renewed for three additional periods of similar length. All lease renewals shall require the approval of the Governor and the Attorney General.