Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 758||Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians, Okla.
46 Stat., 788; ante, 178.
Sales of coal and asphalt deposits authorized.
|Chap. 758||Proviso. Leases.|
|Chap. 758||47 Stat., 89; ante, 255.
Minimum tonnage requirement waived.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act of June 19, 1930 (46 Stat. 788), entitled "An Act providing for the sale of the remainder of the coal and asphalt deposits in the segregated mineral land in the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, Oklahoma, and for other purposes", is hereby amended so as to permit the Secretary of the Interior, in his discretion, to sell under the provisions of said Act the coal and asphalt deposits referred to therein in tracts of less than nine hundred and sixty acres where such smaller tract or acreage adjoins a developed tract on which active mining operations are being conducted and is needed by the operator in further developing the existing mine: Provided, That where the sale of such smaller tract, or acreage is not deemed advisable, the Secretary of the Interior may in his discretion, lease said tract under the same terms and conditions as developed tracts are leased under the Act of April 21, 1932 (47 Stat. 88), with the exception that the minimum tonnage requirement contained therein is hereby waived as to leases on such small tracts.
Approved, June 26, 1934.