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P U B L I C LAW 8 7 - 2 7 9 - S E P T. 22, 1961
Public Law 87-277 AN ACT September 22, 1961 [S. 931] To repeal that part of the Act of March 2, 1889, as amended, which requires that grantors furnish, free of all expenses to the Government, all requisite abstracts, official certifications and evidences of title.
Be it eiuwted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the proviso in the third full paragraph on page 941 of volume 25 of the Statutes at Large, in the Act of March 2, 1889, as amended (40 U.S.C. 25^), is hereby repealed. Approved September 22, 1961.
Public building sites. Repeal.
Public Law 87-278 AN ACT
To change the designation of that portion of the Hawaii National Park on the island of Hawaii, in the State of Hawaii, to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and for other purposes.
September 22, 1961
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That, effective upon ' " ^ ' ^ ^ voicathe enactment of this Act, the portion of the Hawaii National Park parkHawaii?"^ situated on the island of Hawaii, established and administered pursuant to the Act of August 1, 1916 (39 Stat. 432), as amended and sup- ^^ use 391. plemented, shall be known as the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Approved September 22, 1961. Public Law 87-279 AN ACT September 22, 1961 [S. 1501] To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to contract for the sale, operation, maintenance, repair, or relocation of Government-owned electric and telephone lines and other utility facilities used for the administration of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, except for Indians., Utility I: electric utility systems constructed and operated as a part of an irriga- contracts,, acilities tion system, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to contract Authoril: under such terms and conditions as he considers to be in the best interest of the Federal Government for the sale, operation, maintenance, repairs, or relocation of Government-owned utilities and utility systems and appurtenances used in the administration of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The Secretary shall not execute a contract pur- Congreis s i on a l suant to this Act until he has submitted to the Committees on Interior approval. and Insular Affairs of the Senate and the House of Representatives a copy of the contract and a statement of his reasons for proposing the contract, and until such materials have lain before the Committees for sixty days (excluding the time during which either House is in recess for more than three days) unless prior thereto the Secretary is notified that neither committee has any objection to the proposed contract. Approved September 22, 1961.