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[69 Stat. 70]
[69 Stat. 70]
PUBLIC LAW 000—MMMM. DD, 1955

70

Use of property*

National e m e r gency.

D e e d of conveyance.

PUBLIC LAW 50-JUNE 1, 1955

P oik C ounty, Iowa. CoWeyance.

Mineral rights.

Use of land.

ST A T.

connection with the ten and eighty-nine one-hundredths acres referred to in section 1 of this Act as the United States Air Force Reserve training center parcel and the United States Army Reserve, formerly the Organized Reserve Corps armory parcel, rights-of-way for water lines, sewer lines, telephone and telegraph lines, powerlines, and such other utilities as now exist, or which may become necessary to the operation of the above-described ten and eighty-nine one-hundredths acres. SEC. 4, The conveyance of the property authorized by this Act shall be upon condition that such property shall be used for training of the National Guard and the Air National Guard and for other military purposes, and that if the State of Texas shall cease to use the property so conveyed for the purposes intended, then title thereto shall immediately revert to the United States, and in addition, all improvements made during its occupancy by the State of Texas shall vest in the United States without payment of compensation therefor. SEC. 5. The conveyance of the property authorized by this Act shall be upon the further provision that whenever the Congress of the United States declares a state of war or other national emergency, or the President declares a state of emergency, and upon the determination by the Secretary of Defense that the property conveyed under this Act is useful or necessary for military, air, or naval purposes, or in the interest of national defense, the United States shall have the right, without obligation to make payment of any kind, to reenter upon the property and use the same or any part thereof, including any and all improvements made thereon during its occupancy by the State of Texas, for the duration of such state of war or of such emergency. Upon the termination of such state of war or of such emergency plus six months such property shall revert to the State of Texas, together with all appurtenances and utilities belonging or appertaining thereto. SEC. 6. I n executing the deed of conveyance authorized by this Act, the Secretary of the Army shall include specific provisions covering the reservations and conditions contained in sections 2, 3, 4, and 5 of this Act. Approved June 1, 1955. Public Law 50

June 1, 1955 [S. 148]

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CHAPTER 112

AN ACT To direct the Secretary of the Army to convey certain property located in Polk County, Iowa, and described as Camp Dodge and Polk County Target Range, to the State of Iowa.

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 authorized and directed to convey by quitclaim deed, without consideration, to the State of Iowa all right, title, and interest of the United States, except as retained in this Act, in and to the Camp Dodge Military Reservation, located in Polk County, Iowa, comprising 1,848.32 acres, more or less, and Polk County Target Range, Iowa, comprising 742.34 acres, more or less, both together with all buildings and improvements thereon, and all appurtenances, easements, rightsof-way, and utilities belonging or appurtenant thereto. SEC^ 2. All mineral rights, including gas and oil, in the lands authorized to be conveyed by this Act shall be reserved to the United States. SEC. 3. The conveyance of the property authorized by this Act shall be upon condition that such property shall be used for training of the