PRINTER'S NO. 1907
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
1280
Session of
2020
INTRODUCED BY BARTOLOTTA, AUGUST 31, 2020
REFERRED TO STATE GOVERNMENT, AUGUST 31, 2020
AN ACT
Authorizing the Department of General Services, with the
approval of the Department of Transportation and the
Governor, to grant and convey to the Washington Health
System, or its assignee, certain lands and improvements
situate partially in the 6th Ward of the City of Washington
and partially in South Strabane Township, Washington County;
and making a repeal.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Authorization for conveyance.
The Department of General Services, with the approval of the
Department of Transportation and the Governor, is hereby
authorized on behalf of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to
grant and convey to the Washington Health System, or its
assignee, the following tract of land together with any
buildings, structures or improvements thereon, situate partially
in the 6th Ward of the City of Washington, and partially in
South Strabane Township, Washington County, for $1,150,000.00,
subject to such other terms and conditions as are to be set
forth in an agreement of sale.
Section 2. Property description.
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The property to be conveyed pursuant to section 1 consists of
approximately 5.186 acres of land and improvements thereon,
bounded and described more particularly as follows:
ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL OR LOT OF LAND situate
partially in the City of Washington and situate partially in
South Strabane Township, County of Washington, and Commonwealth
of Pennsylvania, bounded and described as follows:
BEGINNING at a point on the center line of State Highway
Route No. 108 (Murtland Avenue) at Station 59 plus 46.75 of the
State Highway enumeration; thence along the center of Murtland
Avenue, South 76° 37' 00" West, for a distance of two hundred
thirty-eight and ninety-seven one hundredths (238.97) feet to a
point; thence South 78° 54' 30" West for a distance of two
hundred and eleven and five one-hundredths (211.05) feet to a
point in Murtland Avenue; then by land of William McKennan
Smith and Ulysses S. Grant-Smith, the following courses and
distance North 00° 18' 30" West, for a distance of five hundred
and thirteen and twenty-three one hundredths (513.23) feet to a
point; thence North 78° 54' 30" East for a distance of two
hundred and eight and thirty two one hundredths (208.32) feet;
thence North 76° 37' 00" East for a distance of two hundred and
forty-one and six-tenths (841.60) feet to a point; thence South
00° 18' 30" East for a distance of five hundred and thirteen and
thirty-one one hundredths (513.31) feet to the place of
BEGINNING.
CONTAINING 5.1860-acres.
BEING Tax Parcel Nos. 760-005-00-01-0002-00 and 600-005-00-
00-0002-00
Section 3. Requirement for conveyance.
The conveyance shall be made under and subject to all lawful
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and enforceable easements, servitudes and rights of others,
including, but not confined to, streets, roadways and rights of
any telephone, telegraph, water, electric, gas or pipeline
companies, as well as under and subject to any lawful and
enforceable estates or tenancies vested in third persons
appearing of record, for any portion of the land or improvements
erected thereon.
Section 4. Costs and fees.
Costs and fees incidental to this conveyance shall be borne
by the Grantee.
Section 5. Deed.
The conveyance shall be by Special Warranty Deed to be
executed by the Secretary of General Services in the name of the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Section 6. Alternative disposition.
In the event that the conveyance authorized herein is not
completed within one year after the effective date of this act,
the authority to convey the property to the Washington Health
System as set forth in section 1 shall expire, and the property
may be disposed of in accordance with Article 2405-A of the act
of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative
Code of 1929.
Section 7. Deposit of proceeds.
The proceeds from the sale shall be deposited in the General
Fund.
Section 8. Repeal.
Section 5 of the act of October 24, 2018 (P.L.787, No.128),
entitled "An act authorizing the Department of General Services,
with the approval of the Governor and the Department of Military
and Veterans Affairs, to grant and convey to the Pennhurst
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Memorial Preservation Alliance, or its assigns, a certain tract
of land with certain improvements on it situate in East Vincent
Township, Chester County; authorizing and directing the
Department of General Services, with the approval of the
Governor, to grant and convey to 812 Market, Inc., or its
assigns, certain lands and improvements situate in the City of
Harrisburg, Dauphin County; authorizing the Department of
Transportation, with the approval of the Governor, to grant and
convey to Two Farms Inc., certain lands situate in the
Collegeville Borough, Montgomery County; authorizing the
Department of General Services, with the approval of the
Governor, to grant and convey, at a price to be determined
through a competitive bid process, certain lands, buildings and
improvements situate in the Borough of Chambersburg, Franklin
County; authorizing the Department of General Services, with the
approval of the Department of Transportation and the Governor,
to grant and convey, at a price to be determined through a
competitive bid process, certain lands, buildings and
improvements situate partially in the 6th Ward City of
Washington and situate partially in South Strabane Township,
Washington County; and authorizing the Department of General
Services, with the approval of the Pennsylvania Historical and
Museum Commission and the Governor, to grant and convey to Jose
L. Ramos and Lisa Ramos, husband and wife, certain lands situate
in the Township of Whitemarsh, Montgomery County," is hereby
repealed.
Section 9. Effective date.
This act shall take effect immediately.
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