Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 91||Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, S. Dak.
Selection by South Dakota in lieu of designated tract on.
|Chap. 91||Surrendered lands made part of reservation.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the State of South Dakota, acting through its proper officials, is hereby authorized to select one hundred and sixty acres of unappropriated, unreserved, nonmineral lands within the boundaries of the former Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota, or an equal area of public land of like character within the boundaries of the said State, in lieu of the northeast quarter of section sixteen, township thirty-eight north, range forty west, sixth principal meridian, in South Dakota, upon due and proper showing that the lands authorized herein to be surrendered by the State have not been sold or otherwise encumbered by it, and that the selection of such lieu lands by the said State shall be a waiver of its right, title, and claim in and to the one hundred
and sixty-acre tract in section sixteen above described: Provided, That in case the exchange herein contemplated shall be perfected the lands so surrendered by the State shall be held to be a part of the present Pine Ridge Reservation and subject to the laws enacted for or applicable to the said reservation.
Approved, March 1, 1921.