PUBLIC LAW 99-517—OCT. 22, 1986
Public Law 99-517 99th Congress
100 STAT. 2967 mBi 'ilMifi
To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain lands, withdrawn by the Bureau of Reclamation for townsite purposes, to the Huntley Project Irrigation District, Ballantine, Montana.
Oct. 22, 1986 [H.R. 3005]
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN LANDS.
Notwithstanding the provisions of the Act of April 16, 1906 (34 Stat. 116; 43 U.S.C. 566), and the preliminary injunction issued in National Wildlife Federation v. Burford, Civ. No. 85-2238 (D.D.C. 1985), the Secretary of the Interior shall convey all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to the lands described in section 2 of this Act, to the Huntley Irrigation District, a recognized municipal corporation of the State of Montana, located in Ballantine, Montana; except that nothing in this Act is intended to affect the ownership of minerals located under the lands described in section 2 of this Act. Such conveyance shall be made without compensation from the Huntley Irrigation District, except for administrative costs not to exceed $750 associated with the preparation of title to, and legal description of, such land.
Minerals and mining.
SEC. 2. DESCRIPTION OF LANDS.
The lands to be conveyed in section 1 are more completely defined Public lands. as those reserved public lands withdrawn for Bureau of Reclamation purposes and further withdrawn for townsite and public purposes and are described as follows: (1) Osborn Public Park comprised of lot 19 of section 16, Township 2 North, Range 28 East, town of Osborn, County of Yellowstone, State of Montana; (2) Ballantine Public Park in Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, and 14, Block 8, Southwest V* of Section 5, Township 2 North, Range 29 East, town of Ballantine, County of Yellowstone, State of Montana; (3) Riverside Park located in tract 123 Southeast Vi of the Southwest Vi of Section 24, Township 2 North, Range 27 East, town of Huntley, County of Yellowstone, State of Montana; (4) Worden Town Park Reserve in Blocks 46, 49, and 51 of the Townsite located in the Southwest Vi of the Southeast V4 of Section 31, Township 3 North, Range 29 East, town of Worden, County of Yellowstone, State of Montana; and (5) Pompeys Pillar Park consisting of all of blocks 17, 19, 26, and those portions of block 15 south of the main canal right-ofway and block 21 north of the main canal right-of-way as shown on the Pompeys Pillar Township plat, approved by the Assistant Secretary of the Department of the Interior on September 22, 1916, and located in the west half of the southeast quarter of section 23, Township 3 North, Range 30 East, town of Pompeys Pillar, County of Yellowstone, State of Montana.