Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 243||Grazing lands. Preference rights. 49 Stat. 1978. 43 USC 315m.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 15 of the Taylor Grazing Act (43 U. S. C., 1946 edition, sec. 315 (m)) is amended by adding the following proviso: "Provided further, That when public lands are restored from a withdrawal, the Secretary may grant an appropriate preference right for a grazing lease, license, or permit to users of the land for grazing purposes under authority of the agency which had jurisdiction over the lands immediately prior to the time of their restoration."
The first sentence of section 1 of the Act of June 28, 1934 (48 Stat. 1269), as amended by the Act of June 26, 1936 (49 Stat. 1976, 43 U. S. C., 1946 edition, sec. 315), is further amended by striking out the following language: "not exceeding in the aggregate an area of one hundred and forty-two million acres".
Approved, May 28, 1954.