2009 Uncodified Acts

2009 Virginia Uncodified Acts
5/27/2022

CHAPTER 689

An Act authorizing a land exchange between the Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Department of Forestry.

[S 1371]

Approved March 30, 2009

 

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 the Department of Forestry, upon terms and conditions as the Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Department of Forestry deem proper, and with the approval of the Governor and in a form approved by the Attorney General, also as required by § 10.1-109 of the Code of Virginia, all of its right, title, and interest in a portion of land approved by the Director of the Department of Conservation and Recreation, and located in or adjacent to Grayson Highlands State Park in Grayson County. The boundaries of such conveyance shall be determined by mutual agreement of the Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Department of Forestry.

§ 2. That as a prior condition to such conveyance, the Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Department of Forestry shall mutually ascertain the existence of or, if necessary, acquire public road access to said property acceptable to the Department of Forestry.

§ 3. That in exchange for such conveyance, the Department of Conservation and Recreation is authorized to receive, and the Department of Forestry is authorized to convey, upon terms and conditions as the Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Department of Forestry deem proper, and with the approval of the Governor and in a form approved by the Attorney General pursuant to § 2.2-1150 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Forestry’s rights, title, and interest in a portion of land approved by the State Forester, and adjoining Holliday Lake State Park in Appomattox County. The boundaries of such conveyance shall be determined by mutual agreement of the Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Department of Forestry.

§ 4. That the purpose of this exchange is to provide the Department of Conservation and Recreation with additional property for the possible future expansion of Holliday Lake State Park and the protection of its viewshed, and to provide the Department of Forestry with a location for research and seed sources for native species.

§ 5. That as may be required, the conveyances authorized shall additionally comply with the requirements of the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund Act, 16 U.S.C. § 4601-4 et seq.