FEDERAL LANDS - ACCEPTANCE OF JURISDICTION RELINQUISHED BY UNITED STATES Act of Aug. 5, 1977, P.L. 181, No. 47 Cl. 29 AN ACT Providing for the acceptance by the Governor of jurisdiction relinquished by the United States to the Commonwealth over lands within the Commonwealth's boundaries. The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania hereby enacts as follows: Section 1. General provisions. The consent of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is hereby given to the retrocession of jurisdiction by the United States over land within the boundaries of the Commonwealth. The Governor is hereby authorized to accept for the Commonwealth such retrocession to partial, concurrent, or exclusive jurisdiction. Section 2. Procedure. Retrocession of jurisdiction shall be effected upon the completion of the following procedure: (1) Written notice shall be filed with the Governor by the United States, or any department or agency thereof, in accordance with applicable acts of Congress. (2) The Governor shall give public notice of retrocession of jurisdiction by publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. (3) Written acceptance shall not be made less than 30 days after public notice of retrocession. Section 3. Repeals. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent with any retrocession of jurisdiction effectuated in accordance with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed. Section 4. Effective date. This act shall take effect immediately.