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|Chap. 320||Fort Wingate Military Reservation, N. Mex. Transfer of surplus land.|
|Sec. 2||Wingate Navajo Village, N. Mex. Transfer of property.|
|Sec. 2||42 U.S.C. ch. 9, note; §§ 1521-1574; Sup. III, § 1521 et seq. Post, pp. 59, 72, 73.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Army is hereby authorized and directed to transfer to the Department of the Interior, for use by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, that portion of the Fort Wingate Military Reservation, New Mexico, comprising approximately thirteen thousand one hundred and fifty acres, heretofore determined to be surplus to the requirements of the Department of the Army. Title to the land so transferred shall remain in the United States for the use of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
All contractual rights and all property, right, title, and interest of the United States in and with respect to structures and improvements in Veterans Temporary Housing Project NM-VN-29166, located on land of the Navajo Tribe of Indians, and known as Wingate Navajo Village, Gallup, New Mexico, are hereby relinquished and transferred to the Navajo Tribe of Indians. After the date of enactment of this Act, the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to expedite the provision of housing in connection with national defense, and for other purposes", approved October 14, 1940 (54 Stat. 1125), as amended, shall not apply to said temporary housing project.
Approved, June 20, 1950.