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PUBLIC LAW 491-JULY 14, 1954
to credit from, or refund by, the United States for construction or other charges which, prior to the effective date of subsection (c), section 1, of this Act, had been paid or become due and payable on account of such land. Any water right appurtenant to said lands which has been acquired under the Federal reclamation laws (Act of June 17, 1902, 32 Stat. 388, and Acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto) shall cease and the water supply heretofore used or required to satisfy such right shall be available for disposition by the Secretary under those laws, but the water users on the Garland division shall have a preference right to the use of such water. SEC. 4. If a contract in accordance with the provisions of subsections (a), (b), and (d) of section 1 of this Act shall not have been entered into within two years from the date of its enactment, the authority to enter into such a contract granted by this Act shall cease to be operative and shall be of no further force or effect. Approved July 14, 1954.
Public Law 490
AN ACT To remove clouds on the titles of certain lands in Colorado.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the boundary line established by George V. Boutelle in 1868 and reestablished by Benjamin H. Smith in 1875 is hereby confirmed and reestablished as the southern boundary of township 9 north, ranges 53 and 54 west, sixth principal meridian, Colorado, and as the northern boundary of lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 in each of sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6, township 8 north, range 53 west, sixth principal meridian, Colorado. Approved July 14, 1954.
Public Law 491
43 USC 3 71.
July 14, 1954 [H. R. 5 6 2 0 ]
C olorado. Land boundary.
AN ACT To convey by quitclaim deed certain land to the State of Texas.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Army is hereby authorized to convey by quitclaim deed to the State of Texas, for public park and recreational purposes only, such areas within the portion of Texarkana Dam and Reservoir project, Texas, designated as Atlanta State Park, as he shall deem essential to provide building sites for permanent buildings and other improvements for public park and recreational purposes, but not to exceed two hundred acres, at fair market value as determined by him, which in no event shall be less than the cost to the Government of acquiring such areas, and under such terms and conditions as he shall deem advisable to assure that the use of said areas by the State will not interfere with the operation of said dam and reservoir project and such additional terms and conditions as he shall deem advisable in the public interest. The conveyance authorized by this Act shall not pass any right, title, or interest in oil, gas, fissionable materials, or other minerals. I n the event actual construction of the said buildings and improvements has not commenced within five years from the effective date of
July 14, 1954 [H. R. 7913]
A t l a nt a State Park, T e x. Conveyance
Mineral r i g h t s, Conditions.