Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 601||Sherman Institute, Riverside. Calif. Sale or exchange of land.|
|Sec. 2||Use of proceeds from sale.|
|Sec. 2||25 U.S.C. § 155.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized in his discretion and subject to such terms and conditions as he may prescribe, to sell or exchange all or any part of those two certain tracts of land containing ten acres and one hundred acres more or less, respectively, heretofore acquired by the United States for the use of the nonreservation Indian boarding school known as Sherman Institute, Riverside, California, by deed dated August 30, 1900, from Frank A. Miller and Isabella D. Miller and by deed dated September 10, 1901, from George Frost, president of the Riverside Land Company. In effecting any sale or exchange hereunder the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to execute such deeds or other instruments as may be necessary to transfer the title to any land so sold or exchanged, and the proportionate share or shares of capital stock of the Riverside Water Company evidencing the right of
the lands so sold or exchanged to participate in the use of water furnished by said company for domestic and/or irrigation purposes. Any exchanges of land and/or water rights effected pursuant to this Act shall be on an equal-value basis.
That the proceeds derived from any sale made under authority of this Act shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States as school revenues, pursuant to the Act of May 27, 1926 (44 Stat. 560), and shall be available in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior for the purchase of other lands for the use of said Sherman Institute, including the water right or shares of water stock representing the right of the lands so purchased to the use of water for irrigation and/or domestic purposes.
Approved, December 16, 1944.