Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 253||Shoshone Indian Reservation, Wyo.
Mining entries on ceded lands of.
|Chap. 253||33 Stat., 1021, amended; vol. 3, 118.
34 Stat., 825; vol. 3, 262.
35 Stat., 650; vol. 3, 337.
|Chap. 253||Time extended for completing entries for mineral lands.|
|Chap. 253||Continuance of claims.|
|Chap. 253||Provisos. Not applicable to coal, oil, and gas.|
|Chap. 253||Placer locations.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 2 of chapter 1452 of the Statutes of the Fifty-eighth Congress (Thirty-
third Statutes at Large, page 1021), being "An Act to ratify and amend an agreement with the Indians on the Shoshone or Wind River Indian Reservation, in the State of Wyoming, and to make appropriations to carry the same into effect," as amended by Joint Resolution Numbered 12 of the Fifty-ninth Congress (Thirty-fourth Statutes at Large, page 825) and chapter 197 of the Statutes of the Sixtieth Congress (Thirty-fifth Statutes at Large, page 650), be, and the same is hereby, amended to read as follows:
"That the time for making entry and payment for mineral lands located under the Act of March 3,1905, shall be extended for the period of ten years from July 1, 1927, and any right, title, or interest in any such mineral lands acquired heretofore under the provisions of the said Act of March 3, 1905; and the mineral land and mining laws and regulations of the United States, and not perfected by entry and payment, but subsisting in full force and effect in so far as compliance with the requirements of the said mineral land and misting laws and regulations are concerned, shall, notwithstanding the fact that five years may have elapsed since the location of any claim, continue in full force and effect, without any diminution whatsoever of the right, title, or interest on account of failure to make entry and payment within five years from the date of the location of such claim: Provided, That the extension of time hereby granted shall not apply to mineral lands of coal, oil, and gas: And provided further, That this Act shall not be construed as reviving any placer mineral location which has lost its validity because of failure to comply with the Federal and State laws."
Approved, March 27, 1928.