S0648B1283A03048       BIL:CDM 07/13/07    #90             A03048
                       AMENDMENTS TO SENATE BILL NO. 648
                                    Sponsor:  REPRESENTATIVE DiGIROLAMO
                                           Printer's No. 1283

     1       Amend Title, page 1, line 11, by striking out "AND" where it
     2    appears the first time
     3       Amend Title, page 1, line 16, by removing the period after
     4    "PENNSYLVANIA" and inserting
     5    ; and authorizing the Department of General Services, with the
     6    approval of the Governor, to grant and convey to Bensalem
     7    Township, certain lands situate in Bensalem Township, Bucks
     8    County.

     9       Amend Bill, page 8, by inserting between lines 22 and 23
    10    Section 4.  Conveyance in Bensalem Township, Bucks County.
    11       (a)  Authorization.--The Department of General Services, with
    12    the approval of the Governor, is hereby authorized on behalf of
    13    the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to grant and convey to Bensalem
    14    Township certain lands, and all improvements thereon, situate in
    15    Bensalem Township, Bucks County under terms and conditions to be
    16    established in an agreement of sale with the Department of
    17    General Services.
    18       (b)  Description.--The property to be conveyed pursuant to
    19    section 1 consists of approximately 15 acres, and all
    20    improvements thereon, bounded and more particularly described as
    21    follows:
    22       BEGINNING at a point at the intersection of New Road and
    23    Neshaminy Boulevard in Bensalem Township, Bucks County,
    24    Pennsylvania; thence extending from the point of BEGINNING South
    25    61 degrees, 58 minutes West 506.04 feet along Neshaminy
    26    Boulevard to a point; thence extending South 61 degrees 35
    27    minutes, 25 seconds East 106.36 feet along Neshaminy Boulevard;
    28    thence extending South 52 degrees 45 minutes West 459.03 feet
    29    along Neshaminy Boulevard to appoint; thence extending North 28
    30    degrees 38 minutes West 636.67 feet to a point; thence extending
    31    North 2 degrees 16 minutes East 228.05 feet to a point along
    32    Route 1; thence extending North 34 degrees 30 minutes East 298
    33    feet along the southeast side of U.S. Route 1; thence extending
    34    North 29 degrees 38 minutes East 74.07 feet along the southeast
    35    side of U.S. Route 1; thence extending North 34 degrees 30
    36    minutes East 50.03 feet along the southeast side of U.S. Route 1
    37    to a point on New Road; thence extending South 53 degrees 5
    38    minutes West 340 feet to a point; thence extending South 52

     1    degrees 29 minutes East 770 feet along New Road to the
     2    intersection of Neshaminy Boulevard, the place of BEGINNING.
     3       CONTAINING 15-acres, more or less.
     4       EXCEPTING AND RESERVING all that certain parcel of real
     5    estate as required by the Pennsylvania Department of
     6    Transportation for a highway improvement project entitled "SR
     7    0001 SEC. 03S: SR 1 Reconstruction and Widening Project Required
     8    Area for PA Turnpike Ramp Reconstruction". The property
     9    preliminarily determined to be required for this project is
    10    shown as "Area Required for New Ramp Construction" on a plan
    11    prepared by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation titled
    12    "SR 0001 SEC. 03S: SR 1 Reconstruction and Widening Project
    13    Required Area for PA Turnpike Ramp Reconstruction", which is on
    14    file with the Department of General Services. The final legal
    15    description and acreage of the property to be conveyed (less the
    16    property to be excepted and reserved for the PA Department of
    17    Transportation use, as aforesaid) shall be determined by a
    18    Pennsylvania licensed land surveyor prior to conveyance.)
    19       (c)  Conditions.--The conveyance shall be made under and
    20    subject to all lawful and enforceable easements, servitudes and
    21    rights of others, including but not confined to streets,
    22    roadways and rights of any telephone, telegraph, water,
    23    electric, gas or pipeline companies, as well as under and
    24    subject to any lawful and enforceable estates or tenancies
    25    vested in third persons appearing of record, for any portion of
    26    the land or improvements erected thereon.
    27       (d)  Land use restriction.--Any conveyance authorized under
    28    this act shall be made under and subject to the condition, which
    29    shall be contained in the deed of conveyance, that no portion of
    30    the property conveyed shall be used as a licensed facility, as
    31    defined in 4 Pa.C.S. § 1103 (relating to definitions), or any
    32    other similar type of facility authorized under State law. The
    33    condition shall be a covenant running with the land and shall be
    34    binding upon the Grantee, its successors and assigns. Should the
    35    Grantee, its successors or assigns, permit any portion of the
    36    property authorized to be conveyed in this act to be used in
    37    violation of this subsection, the title shall immediately revert
    38    to and revest in the Grantor.
    39       (e)  Deed.--The deed of conveyance shall be by Special
    40    Warranty Deed and shall be executed by the Secretary of General
    41    Services in the name of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
    42       (f)  Costs and fees.--Costs and fees incidental to this
    43    conveyance shall be borne by the Grantee.
    44       (g)  Alternate disposal of property.--In the event that the
    45    Grantee and the Department of General Services cannot reach a
    46    mutually acceptable agreement of sale within 12 months of the
    47    effective date of this act, the property may be disposed of in
    48    accordance with Article XXIV-A of the act of April 9, 1929
    49    (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929.

    50       Amend Sec. 4, page 8, line 23, by striking out "4" and
    51    inserting
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