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[75 Stat. 586]
[75 Stat. 586]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961


PUBLIC LAW 87-286-SEPT. 22, 1961

[75 S T A T.

Public Law 87-286 AN ACT September 22, 1961

[s. 2422]

Concerning the White House and providing for the care and preservation of its historic and artistic contents. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the White House. Preserve t i o n of United States of America in Congress assembled, That all of that pormuseum character. tion of reservation numbered 1 in the city of Washington, District of Columbia, which is within the President's park enclosure, comprising eighteen and seven one-hundredths acres, shall continue to be known as the White House and shall be administered pursuant to the Act of August 25, 1916 (39 Stat. 535; 16 U.S.C. 1-3), and Acts supplementary thereto and amendatory thereof. I n carrying out this Act primary attention shall be given to the preservation and interpretation of the museum character of the principal corridor on the ground floor and the principal public rooms on the first floor of the White House, but nothing done under this Act shall conflict with the administration of the Executive offices of the President or with the use and occupancy of the buildings and grounds as the home of the President and his family and for his official purposes. Historic con SEC. 2. Articles of furniture, fixtures, and decorative objects of the t e n t s, a c q u i s i' White House, when declared by the President to be of historic or tions. artistic interest, together with such similar articles, fixtures, and objects as are acquired by the White House in the future when Storage at Smith- similarly SO declared, shall thereafter be considered to be inalienable sonian Institution.

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and the property oi the White House. Any such article, fixture, or object when not in use or on display in the White House shall be transferred by direction of the President as a loan to the Smithsonian Institution for its care, study, and storage or exhibition, and such articles, fixtures, and objects shall be returned to the White House from the Smithsonian Institution on notice by the President. SEC. 3. Nothing in this Act shall alter any privileges, powers, or duties vested in the White House Police and the United States Secret Service, Treasury Department, by section 202 of title 3, United States Code, and section 3056 of title 18, United States Code. Approved September 22, 1961.

Public Law 87-287 September 22, 1961 [S.2224]

Indians. Northern C h e yenne Reservation, Mont. Minerals grant.

70 Stat. 774. 25 USC 3 9 6 a 396B.


AN ACT To grant minerals, including oil, gas, and other natural deposits, on certain lands in the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Montana, to certain Indians, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 3 of the Act of June 3, 1926 (44 Stat. 690), as amended by the Act of July 24, 1947 (61 Stat. 418), is hereby amended to read as follows: "SEC. 3. (a) The coal or other minerals, including oil, gas, and other natural deposits, on said reservation are hereby reserved for the benefit of the tribe and may be leased with the consent of the Indian council for mining purposes in accordance '^ith the provisions of the Act of May 11, 1938 (52 Stat. 347; 25 U.S.C. 396 a - f), under such rules, regulations, and conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided, That at the expiration of fifty years from the date of the approval of this Act, the coal or other minerals, including oil, gas, and other natural deposits, of said allotments shall become the prop-