2007 Uncodified Acts

2007 Virginia Uncodified Acts


An Act to convey a parcel of real property to Southampton County.

[S 1047]

Approved April 4, 2007


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  § 1. That the Board of Corrections is hereby authorized to convey, in its “as is” condition and for the nominal monetary consideration of $1.00,  to the County of Southampton approximately 47 acres of property with improvements thereon lying north of Rivers Mill Road, Route 612, in the Drewryville District known as the Southampton County Jail Farm, formerly known as Capron Correctional Field Unit #20, which is part of a 1,824 acre parcel owned by the Commonwealth of Virginia as  described in that certain deed recorded in Deed Book 0078, Page 5 and depicted on a 1937 plat recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 24-A in the land records  of the Circuit Court Clerk for Southampton County. The County of Southampton shall pay all costs and expenses incurred in the transfer of the property and shall be responsible for the abatement, and related costs, of any currently existing environmental contamination on the property to the extent required by applicable law.  Such property is for the use of the Office of the Sheriff of Southampton County as a work release center and for other jail and public safety purposes. As such, the deed shall provide that in the event Southampton County transfers or conveys all or any portion of the property to any other person or entity or in the event Southampton County ceases to use the property primarily for purposes aforesaid its ownership shall cease and fee title to the entire property shall automatically revert to the Commonwealth of Virginia.

§ 2. Such conveyance shall be approved by the Governor pursuant to § 2.2-1150 and made in a form approved by the Attorney General. The appropriate officials of the Commonwealth are hereby authorized to prepare, execute, and deliver such deed and other documents as may be necessary to accomplish the conveyance.