CONSENTING TO THE ACQUISITION OF LAND BY THE UNITED STATES
                  Act of Apr. 4, 1945, P.L. 118, No. 55               Cl. 29
                                  AN ACT

     Giving the consent of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the
        acquisition by the United States of America of a tract of
        land in the Thirty-fifth Ward in the City of Philadelphia,
        Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, known as the Naval Aviation
        Supply Depot, and ceding jurisdiction to the United States.

        The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
     hereby enacts as follows:

        Section 1.  The consent of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
     is hereby granted, in accordance with the seventeenth clause,
     eighth section of the first article of the Constitution of the
     United States, to the acquisition by the United States of
     America of a certain tract of land in the Thirty-fifth Ward in
     the City and County of Philadelphia, containing one hundred
     eighteen and five thousand two hundred seventy-one ten
     thousandths (118.5271) acres more or less, bounded and described
     as follows:
        Beginning at a point formed by the intersection of the
     southwest side of Cheltenham Avenue, 70' wide, with the
     southeast side of Tabor Avenue, 80' wide; thence along the
     southeast side of Tabor Avenue, crossing the bed of Cheltenham
     Avenue and Van Kirk Street, north 44 degrees 10' 14" east, 1142'
     3 3/8" to a point on the southwest side of Comly Street 60'
     wide; thence north 47 degrees 41' 08" east, crossing the bed of
     Comly Street 60' 11 1/8" to a point on the northeast side of
     Comly Street; thence along the southeast side of Tabor Avenue
     crossing the bed of Benner Street, north 37 degrees 41' 53"
     east, 1049' 9 7/8" to a point on the southwest side of Devereaux
     Avenue 100' wide; thence north 31 degrees 59' 56" east, crossing
     the bed of Devereaux Avenue, 100' 8 3/8" to a point on the
     northeast side of Devereaux Avenue at its intersection with the
     southeast side of Tabor Avenue 60' wide; thence along the
     southeast side of Tabor Avenue crossing the bed of Robbins
     Street, North 37 degrees 41' 53" east, 924' 11 7/8" to a point,
     said point being 100' southwest from the southwest side of
     Levick Street 70' wide; thence south 52 degrees 18' 07" east
     250' to a point on the northwest side of Claridge Street 50'
     wide; thence along the northwest side of Claridge Street, south
     37 degrees 41' 53" west 64' to a point; thence south 52 degrees
     18' 07" east, crossing the bed of Claridge Street, 50' to a
     point on the southeast side of Claridge Street; thence along the
     southeast side of Claridge Street, north 37 degrees 41' 53"
     east, 31' 0 5/8" to a point on the northeast side of a certain
     15' wide driveway; thence along the northeast side of the said
     15' wide driveway south 25 degrees 48' 15" east, 213' 0 5/8" to
     a point, an angle; thence still along the northeast side of the
     said driveway south 52 degrees 18' 07" east, 64' 4" to a point
     on the northwest side of Montour Street 60' wide; thence along
     the northwest side of Montour Street, south 37 degrees 41' 53"
     west, 62' 2" to a point; thence south 52 degrees 18' 07" east
     crossing the bed of Montour Street, 60' to a point on the
     southeast side of Montour Street; thence along the southeast
     side of Montour Street north 37 degrees 41' 53" east 16' 0 5/8"
     to a point in the northeast side of a 15' wide driveway. Said
     point being 96' 3 1/2" southwest from the southwest side of
     Martins Mill Road 50' wide; thence along the northeast side of
     the said 15' wide driveway the two following courses and
     distances;--south 31 degrees 28' 52" east, 118' 9 1/8", and
     south 35 degrees 18' 59" east, 139' 8" to a point; thence north
     58 degrees 31' 08" east 80' 8 3/4" to a point on the southwest
     side of Martins Mill Road 50' wide; thence along the southwest
     side of Martins Mill Road, south 31 degrees 28' 52" east, 376' 3
     1/8" to a point on the northwest side of Whitaker Avenue 100'
     wide; thence along the northwest side of Whitaker Avenue
     crossing the bed of Robbins Street, south 37 degrees 41' 53"
     west 139' 10 1/2" to a point on the southwest side of Robbins
     Street, 60' wide; thence along the southwest side of Robbins
     Street, crossing the bed of Whitaker Avenue, south 52 degrees
     18' 07" east, 156' 4 1/8" to a point on the west side of Oxford
     Avenue 70' wide; thence along the west side of Oxford Avenue,
     south 8 degrees 15' 07" east, 389' 1 7/8" to a point in the
     northwesterly boundary line of the land of Philadelphia Electric
     Company; thence along the said right of way line, south 45
     degrees 03' 53" west, 165' 5 1/4" to a point; thence north 50
     degrees 55' 56" west, 30' 1 7/8" to a point; thence still along
     the right of way of the said railway, south 45 degrees 03' 53"
     west, crossing the bed of Devereaux Avenue, Benner Street, Comly
     Street and Van Kirk Street 1944' 8 1/8" to a point of curve;
     thence on a curved line bearing to the left with a radius
     11,530' 6 5/8" crossing the bed of Cheltenham Avenue and Sanger
     Street a distance of 1026' 5" to a point on the southwest side
     of Sanger Street 70' wide; thence along the southwest side of
     Sanger Street, north 52  18' 07" west 291' 2 1/2" to a point on
     the southeast side of Whitaker Avenue 100' wide; thence along
     the southeast side of Whitaker Avenue, south 39 degrees 10' 13"
     west, 419' 7 5/8" to a point on the northeast side of Godfrey
     Avenue 80' wide; thence south 36 degrees 19' 43" west, 40' 4" to
     a point on the center line of Godfrey Avenue; thence along said
     center line of Godfrey Avenue north 46 degrees 16' 58" west 19'
     10 1/4" to a point; thence north 46 degrees 13' 04" west, 32' 3
     3/4" to a point in the center line of Whitaker Avenue 100' wide;
     thence along said center line, north 39 degrees 10' 13" east,
     410' 4 3/4" to a point; thence north 52 degrees 37' 39" west,
     crossing the bed of Montour Street 532' 8" to a point on the
     northwest side of Montour Street 60' wide; thence along the
     northwest side of Montour Street, crossing the bed of Sanger
     Street, north 44 degrees 10' 14" east, 621' 0 3/8" to a point on
     the southwest side of Cheltenham Avenue 70' wide; thence along
     the southwest side of Cheltenham Avenue, north 52 degrees 18'
     07" west, 612' 6 1/8" to a point on the southeast side of Tabor
     Avenue, first-mentioned point and place of beginning.
        Section 2.  Exclusive jurisdiction in and over the aforesaid
     lands is hereby ceded to the United States of America by the
     Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the erection of forts,
     magazines, arsenals, dock yards, and other needful buildings,
     with the exception of roads abutting on said lands to be used by
     the United States for military and other public purposes, which
     are not already under the jurisdiction of the United States.
        Section 3.  The jurisdiction so ceded to the United States of
     America is granted upon the express condition that the
     Commonwealth of Pennsylvania shall retain concurrent
     jurisdiction with the United States in and over the lands and
     buildings aforesaid, in so far that civil process in all cases,
     and such criminal process as may issue under the authority of
     the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania against anyone charged with
     crime committed outside said land, may be executed thereon in
     the same manner as if this jurisdiction had not been ceded. The
     United States shall retain such jurisdiction so long as the said
     land shall be used for the purposes for which jurisdiction is
     ceded and no longer.
        Section 4.  The jurisdiction so ceded to the United States
     shall be upon the further condition that the Commonwealth
     reserves to itself and its political subdivisions whatever power
     of taxation it may constitutionally reserve, to levy and collect
     all taxes now or hereafter imposed by the Commonwealth and its
     political subdivisions upon property, persons, and franchises
     within the boundaries so ceded.
        Section 5.  This act shall become effective immediately upon
     its final enactment.