Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 255||Public lands. Withdrawal directed of lands within watershed of Rio Pueblo de Taos, N. Mex.|
|Chap. 255||Proviso. Regulations for use of lands, etc., to be promulgated.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That upon recommendation of the Secretary of the Interior, the President of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized to withdraw by Executive order or proclamation, from any or all forms of entry or appropriation under the land laws of the United States, any lands of the United States within the watershed of the Rio Pueblo de Taos, Carson National Forest, New Mexico, from which the Indians of the Taos Pueblo obtain water for irrigation and domestic purposes: Provided, That the Secretary of Agriculture may, in his discretion, promulgate regulations to govern the use and occupancy of lands withdrawn under the provisions hereof, and to protect said lands from any act or condition which would impair the purity or volume of the water flowing therefrom.
Approved, March 27, 1928.