CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
On March 31, 2009, H.R. 838 is being considered on the floor under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. This legislation was introduced by Rep. Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) on February 9, 2009. The bill was referred to the Committee on Judiciary, which has taken no official action.
H.R. 838 directs the Attorney General to convey to Miami Dade College in Miami-Dade County, Florida, a parcel of land held by the Bureau of Prisons for a new educational building that includes a parking area with designated parking spaces for the Bureau of Prisons.
Both the Bureau of Prisons and Miami-Dade College are in agreement regarding this land conveyance. Because the land in question is held by the Bureau of Prisons, Congressional approval is required to grant the land to Miami-Dade College.
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