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[69 Stat. 544]
[69 Stat. 544]
PUBLIC LAW 000—MMMM. DD, 1955

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PUBLIC LAW 262-AUG. 9, 1955

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particularly described as follows: The southeast quarter of the southeast quarter of the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter, and the southwest quarter of the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter of the southeast quarter of section 12, township 130 north, range 80 west, fifth principal meridian, consisting of five acres more or less. SEC. 2. The conveyance authorized by this Act shall— (a) exclude conveyance of any rights to oil, gas, or other mineral deposits in the land conveyed, but the development of any such mineral deposits, which would in any manner interfere with the use of such land as a State historic site, shall not be permitted so long as such land is so used; and (b) be subject to the condition that in the event the land conveyed should cease to be used as a State historic site title to such land shall revert to the United States to be held in the same manner it was held prior to such conveyance. Approved August 9, 1955. Public Law 262 August 9, 1955 [S. 11 38]

Armed Forces. Construction authority. 50 USC a p p. 1173.

AN ACT To continue the effectiveness of the Act of July 17, 1953 (67 Stat. 177), as amended, providing certain construction and other authority.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the provisions of the Act of July 17, 1953 (67 Stat. 177), as amended and extended by the Act of July 26, 1954 (68 Stat. 531), shall remain in full force and effect until six months after the termination of the national emergency proclaimed by the President on December 16, 1950, or until such date as may be specified by a concurrent resolution of the Congress, or until July 1, 1956, whichever is earliest. Approved August 9, 1955. Public Law 263

August 9, 1955 [S. 878]

Uintah and Oiiray Indian Reservation, Utah. Mineral land exchange.

CHAPTER 622

CHAPTER 623

AN ACT To amend the Act extending the exterior boundary of the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation in the State of Utah so as to authorize such State to exchange certain mineral lands for other lands mineral in character.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Conor ess assembled, That section 3 of the Act entitled "An Act to define the exterior boundary of the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation in the State of Utah, and for other purposes", approved March 11, 1948 (62 Stat. 72), is amended by striking out the first sentence of such section and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "The State of Utah may relinquish to the United States for the benefit of the Indians of the said Ute Reservation such tracts of school or other State-owned lands, surveyed or unsurveyed, within the said reserved area, as it may see fit (reserving to said State, if it so desires, such rights as it may possess to any minerals underlying such State lands as may be relinquished), and said State shall have the right to make selections, including mineral lands and the minerals therein (including oil and gas) if the lands relinquished are mineral in character and rights to the minerals in such lands are relinquished along with the lands, in lieu thereof