Establishment of a Boundary Line Between the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Virginia: Hearings...on H.R. 9976 and Nichols Amendment...October 1940

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Page 14 - HR 11414 was unanimously passed by the House and the Senate and signed by the President during the 2d session of the 85th Congress.
Page 2 - Stat. 102), are hereby repealed. (c) Nothing contained in this section shall affect the boundary line between the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Virginia...
Page 4 - Nothing in this Act shall be construed as relinquishing any right, title, or interest of the United States to the lands lying between the mean high-water mark as it existed January 24, 1791, and the boundary line as described in section...
Page 3 - River across the mouths of all tributaries affected by the tides of the river to Second Street, Alexandria, Virginia, from Second Street to the present established pierhead line, and following said pierhead line to its connection with the District of Columbia-Maryland boundary line; that whenever said mean high-water mark on the Virginia shore is altered by artificial fills and excavations made by the United States, or by alluvion or erosion, then the boundary shall follow the new mean high-water...
Page 4 - Code (USC, title 18, sees. 451-468) shall be applicable to such portions of the George Washington Memorial Parkway and of the Washington National Airport as are situated within the Commonwealth of Virginia. Any United States commissioner specially designated for that purpose by the District Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Virginia shall have jurisdiction to try and, if found guilty, to sentence persons...
Page 2 - That the boundary line between the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Virginia is hereby established as follows: Said boundary line shall begin at a point where the northwest boundary of the District of Columbia intercepts the high-water mark on the Virginia shore of the Potomac River and following the present mean high-water mark thence in a southeasterly direction along the Virginia shore of the Potomac River to Little...
Page 4 - present" mean high-water mark shall be construed as the mean, high-water mark existing on the effective date of this Act. SEC. 105. The United States Coast and Geodetic Survey is hereby authorized, empowered, and instructed to survey and properly mark by suitable monuments the said boundary line as described in section 101, and from time to time to monument such sections of said boundary line as may be changed as provided for in section 101 ; and the necessary appropriations for this work are hereby...
Page 1 - West Virginia, Chairman EVERETT M. DIRKSEN. Illinois GEORGE J. BATES, Massachusetts PAUL W. SHAFER, Michigan STEPHEN BOLLES, Wisconsin ALBERT L. VREELAND, New Jersey JAMES SECCOMBE, Ohio HARRY SANDAGER, Rhode Island SUBCOMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, HOSPITALS, AND CHARITIES JOE B.
Page 1 - Printed for the use of the Committee on the District of Columbia UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 162219 WASHINGTON : 1939 COMMITTEE ON THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA JENNINGS RANDOLPH, West Virginia, Chairman AMBROSE J.

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