Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 603||Bernalillo County, N. Mex. Conveyance.|
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 be, and he is hereby, authorized, if he finds it to be for the best interest of the United States and the Indians of New Mexico, to convey to the county of Bernalillo, State of New Mexico, upon payment by said county of one-half of the appraised fair market value therof, as determined by the Secretary, such portion of the land in the city of Albuquerque, county of Bernalillo, State of New Mexico, now set aside and reserved for the use of the Bureau of Indian Affairs for hospital purposes as he may find necessary or desirable to enable said premises to be used for the construction and operation of a hospital by the county of Bernalillo, State of New Mexico: Provided, That if the county of Bernalillo and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs shall enter into a contract or contracts whereby facilities for the treatment of Indians are to be made available at a hospital constructed upon land transferred to the county of Bernalillo under the terms of this Act, of a value equal to or in excess of one-half of the appraised fair market value of the property so transferred, the Secretary of the Interior may make such transfer without reimbursement to the Treasury of the United States.
Approved, October 5, 1949.