CONSENTING TO THE ACQUISITION OF LAND BY THE UNITED STATES
                  Act of Apr. 4, 1945, P.L. 121, No. 56               Cl. 29
                                  AN ACT

     Giving the consent of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the
        acquisition by the United States of America of approximately
        twenty-seven acres of land in the Twenty-sixth and Forty-
        eighth Wards in the City of Philadelphia, known as the Naval
        Hospital, 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 two tracts of land; tract number one being in the
     Forty-eighth Ward; and consisting of eight (8) parcels known as
     parcels A, B, C, D, L, M, N and O, as follows:
        Parcel "A" containing 2.74380 acres, more or less, bounded
     and described as follows:
        Beginning at a point on the southeasterly side of 20th Street
     (108' wide) at the distance of 6 feet southwestwardly from the
     southwesterly side of Hartranft Street (88' wide); thence
     extending S. 75 degrees 00' E., parallel with Hartranft Street
     crossing Uber Street, former 19th Street, and the northwesterly
     side of the present 19th Street 664 feet to the point in the bed
     of the present 19th Street; thence extending S. 15 degrees 00'
     W., parallel to 19th Street through the bed of the same 180 feet
     to a point; thence extending N. 75 degrees 00' W., recrossing
     the northwesterly side of the present 19th Street, the beds of
     former 19th Street and Uber Street 664 feet to a point on the
     southeasterly side of 20th Street aforesaid; thence along the
     said side of 20th Street N. 15 degrees 00' E., 180 feet to the
     first mentioned point and place of beginning.
        Parcel "B" containing 0.93643 acres, more or less, bounded
     and described as follows:
        Beginning at a point on the southeasterly side of 20th Street
     (108' wide) at the distance of 186 feet southwestwardly from the
     southwesterly side of Hartranft Street (88' wide); thence S. 75
     degrees 00' E., parallel with Hartranft Street and crossing the
     beds of Uber Street, former 19th Street and the present 19th
     Street, 673 feet to a point on the southeasterly side of the
     present 19th Street; thence S. 15 degrees 00' W., along the said
     side of 19th Street 117.33 feet to a point; thence N. 57 degrees
     13' W., recrossing the bed of 19th Street and the southeasterly
     side of former 19th Street, 272.785 feet to a point; thence N.
     79 degrees 33' 27" W., recrossing the northwesterly side of
     former 19th Street and Uber Street 414.560 feet to a point on
     the southeasterly side of 20th Street aforesaid; thence along
     the said side of 20th Street N. 15 degrees 00' E., 67.360 feet
     to the first mentioned point and place of beginning.
        Parcel "C" containing 9.14321 acres, more or less, bounded
     and described as follows:
        Beginning at the point formed by the intersection of the
     northeasterly side of Pattison Avenue (120' wide) with the
     southeasterly side of 20th Street (108' wide); thence along the
     said side of 20th Street N. 15 degrees 00' E., 592.640 feet to a
     point; thence S. 79 degrees 33' 27" E., crossing Uber Street and
     the northwesterly side of former 19th Street 414.560 feet to a
     point; thence S. 57 degrees 13' E., crossing the southeasterly
     side of former 19th Street and also the bed of the present 19th
     Street 272.785 feet to a point on the southeasterly side of the
     present 19th Street; thence S. 15 degrees 00' W., along the said
     side of 19th Street 400.178 feet to a point; thence S. 41
     degrees 51' 11" W., recrossing the bed of 19th Street 159.264
     feet to a point on the northeasterly side of Pattison Avenue
     aforesaid; thence along the said side of Pattison Avenue N. 75
     degrees W., recrossing the bed of Uber Street 601.061 feet to
     the first mentioned point and place of beginning.
        Parcel "D" containing 0.11733 acres, more or less, bounded
     and described as follows:
        Beginning at the point formed by the intersection of the
     northeasterly side of Pattison Avenue (120' wide) with the
     southeasterly side of 19th Street (64' wide); thence N. 75
     degrees 00' W., along the said side of Pattison Avenue crossing
     the bed of 19th Street 71.939 feet to a point; thence N. 41
     degrees 51' 11" E., recrossing the bed of 19th Street 159.264
     feet to a point in the southeasterly side of the same; thence S.
     15 degrees 00' W., along the same 142.089 feet to the first
     mentioned point and place of beginning.
        Parcel "L" containing .01860 acres, more or less, bounded and
     described as follows:
        Beginning at a point on the southeasterly side of 19th Street
     (64' wide) at the distance of 6 feet southwestwardly from the
     southwesterly side of Hartranft Street (88' wide); thence S. 15
     degrees 00' W., along the said side of 19th Street 90 feet to a
     point; thence N. 75 degrees 00' W. 9 feet to a point in the bed
     of 19th Street; thence N. 15 degrees 00' E., through the bed of
     19th Street 90 feet to a point; thence S. 75 degrees 00' E., 9
     feet to the first mentioned point and place of beginning.
        Parcel "M" containing 0.01653 acres, more or less, bounded
     and described as follows:
        Beginning at a point on the southeasterly side of 19th Street
     (64' wide) at the distance of 96 feet southwestwardly from the
     southwesterly side of Hartranft Street (88' wide); thence S. 15
     degrees 00' W., along the said side of 19th Street 90 feet to a
     point; thence N. 75 degrees 00' W., 8 feet to a point in the bed
     of 19th Street; thence N. 15 degrees 00' E., through the bed of
     19th Street 90 feet to a point; thence S. 75 degrees 00' E., 8
     feet to the first mentioned point and place of beginning.
        Parcel "N" containing 0.00207 acres, more or less, bounded
     and described as follows:
        Beginning at a point in the bed of 19th Street (64' wide)
     said point being at the distance of 96 feet southwestwardly from
     the southwesterly side of Hartranft Street (88' wide) on a line
     at right angles thereto and said point also being 8 feet
     northwestwardly from the southeasterly side of 19th Street on a
     line at right angles thereto; thence S. 15 degrees 00' W.,
     through the bed of 19th Street 90 feet to a point; thence N. 75
     degrees 00' W., 1 foot to a point; thence N. 15 degrees 00' E.
     through the bed of 19th Street 90 feet to a point; thence S. 75
     degrees 00' E., 1 foot to the first mentioned point and place of
     beginning.
        Parcel "O" containing 0.09270 acres, more or less, bounded
     and described as follows:
        Beginning at the point formed by the intersection of the
     southeasterly side of 20th street (108' wide) with the
     southwesterly side of Hartranft street (88' wide); thence S. 75
     degrees 00' E., along the said side of Hartranft Street crossing
     the beds of Uber Street former 19th Street and also the bed of
     the present 19th Street, 673 feet to a point on the
     southeasterly side of the present 19th Street (64' wide); thence
     S. 15 degrees 00' W., along the said side of 19th Street 6 feet
     to a point; thence N. 75 degrees 00' W., recrossing the beds of
     the present 19th Street former 19th Street and Uber Street 673
     feet to a point on the southeasterly side of 20th Street
     aforesaid; thence N. 15 degrees 00' E., along the said side of
     20th Street 6 feet to the first mentioned point and place of
     beginning.
        Tract number two being in the Twenty-sixth Ward and
     consisting of seven (7) parcels known as parcels E, F, G, H, I,
     J and K as follows:
        Parcel "E" containing 6.67660 acres, more or less, bounded
     and described as follows:
        Beginning at the point formed by the intersection of the
     northwesterly side of Broad Street with the center line of Hoyt
     Street (60' wide); thence N. 75 degrees 00' W., along the center
     line of Hoyt Street crossing the beds of 15th and 16th Streets
     699.50 feet to a point on the northwesterly side of 16th Street;
     thence N. 15 degrees 00' E., along the said side of 16th Street
     crossing the northeasterly side of Hoyt Street 416 feet to a
     point on the southwesterly side of Hartranft Street (88' wide)
     thence S. 75 degrees 00' E., along the said side of Hartranft
     Street recrossing the beds of 16th and 15th Streets 673 feet to
     a point; thence S. 15 degrees W., 6 feet to a point; thence S.
     75 degrees 00' E., 26.50 feet to a point on the northwesterly
     side of Broad Street aforesaid; thence S. 15 degrees 00' W.,
     along the said side of Broad Street recrossing the northeasterly
     side of Hoyt Street 410 feet to the first mentioned point and
     place of beginning.
        Parcel "F" containing 0.00365 acres, more or less, bounded
     and described as follows:
        Beginning at the point formed by the intersection of the
     northwesterly side of Broad Street with the southwesterly side
     of Hartranft Street (88' wide); thence along the said side of
     Broad Street S. 15 degrees 00' W., 6 feet to a point; thence N.
     75 degrees 00' W., 26.50 feet to a point; thence N. 15 degrees
     00' E., 6 feet to a point on the southwesterly side of Hartranft
     Street aforesaid; thence along the said side of Hartranft Street
     S. 75 degrees 00' E., 26.50 feet to the first mentioned point
     and place of beginning.
        Parcel "G" containing 1.3823 acres, more or less, bounded and
     described as follows:
        Beginning at the point formed by the intersection of the
     northwesterly side of Broad Street with the southwesterly side
     of Hoyt Street (60' wide); thence N. 75 degrees 00' W., along
     the said side of Hoyt Street 147 feet to a point; thence S. 15
     degrees 00' W., 71 feet to a point; thence N. 75 degrees 00' W.,
     crossing the beds of 15th and 16th Streets 552.50 feet to a
     point on the northwesterly side of 16th Street; thence N. 15
     degrees 00' E., along the said side of 16th Street 101 feet to a
     point on the center line of Hoyt Street; thence S. 75 degrees
     00' E., along the center line of Hoyt Street and recrossing the
     beds of 16th and 15th Streets 699.50 feet to a point on the
     northwesterly side of Broad Street aforesaid; thence S. 15
     degrees 00' W., along the said side of Broad Street 30 feet to
     the first mentioned point and place of beginning.
        Parcel "H" containing 0.10432 acres, more or less, bounded
     and described as follows:
        Beginning at a point on the southwesterly side of Hoyt Street
     (60' wide) at the distance of 83 feet northwestwardly from the
     northwesterly side of Broad Street; thence S. 15 degrees 00' W.,
     71 feet to a point; thence N. 75 degrees 00' W., 64 feet to a
     point; thence N. 15 degrees 00' E., 71 feet to a point on the
     southwesterly side of Hoyt Street aforesaid; thence S. 75
     degrees 00' E., along the said side of Hoyt Street 64 feet to
     the first mentioned point and place of beginning.
        Parcel "I" containing 0.13528 acres, more or less, bounded
     and described as follows:
        Beginning at the point formed by the intersection of the
     northwesterly side of Broad Street with the southwesterly side
     of Hoyt Street (60' wide); thence S. 15 degrees 00' W., along
     the said side of Broad Street 71 feet to a point; thence N. 75
     degrees 00' W., 83 feet to a point; thence N. 15 degrees 00' E.,
     71 feet to a point on the southwesterly side of Hoyt Street
     aforesaid; thence S. 75 degrees 00' E., along the said side of
     Hoyt Street 83 feet to the first mentioned point and place of
     beginning.
        Parcel "J" containing 4.6918 acres, more or less, bounded and
     described as follows:
        Beginning at the point formed by the intersection of the
     northwesterly side of Broad Street with the northeasterly side
     of Pattison avenue (120' wide) thence N. 75 degrees 00' W.,
     along the said side of Pattison Avenue and crossing the bed of
     15th Street 524.104 feet to a point; thence N. 4 degrees 10' E.,
     8.942 feet to a point; thence N. 10 degrees 46' E., 59.424 feet
     to a point; thence N. 26 degrees 20' E., 52 feet to a point;
     thence N. 57 degrees 13' W., crossing the bed of 16th Street
     188.558 feet to a point on the northwesterly side of 16th
     Street; thence N. 15 degrees 00' E., along the said side of 16th
     Street 152.381 feet to a point; thence S. 75 degrees 00' E.,
     recrossing the beds of 16th and 15th Streets 699.50 feet to a
     point on the northwesterly side of Broad Street aforesaid;
     thence S. 15 degrees 00' W., along the said side of Broad Street
     329 feet to the first mentioned point and place of beginning.
        Parcel "K" containing 0.5914 acres, more or less, bounded and
     described as follows:
        Beginning at the point formed by the intersection of the
     northeasterly side of Pattison Avenue (120' wide) with the
     northwesterly side of 16th Street 50 feet wide; thence N. 15
     degrees 00' E., along the said side of 16th Street 176.619 feet
     to a point; thence S. 57 degrees 13' E., crossing the bed of
     16th Street aforesaid 188.558 feet to a point; thence S. 26
     degrees 20' W., 52 feet to a point; thence S. 10 degrees 46' W.,
     59.424 feet to a point; thence S. 4 degrees 10' W., 8.942 feet
     to a point on the northeasterly side of Pattison Avenue
     aforesaid; thence N. 75 degrees 00' W., along the said side of
     Pattison Avenue and recrossing the bed of 16th Street 175.396
     feet to the 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.