Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 566||John Ekonomos.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That John Ekonomos, of the Fairbanks Precinct, Alaska, is hereby authorized, for a period of one year from and after the effective date of this Act, to apply for the purchase of all or any part of the unsurveyed public lands in Alaska described in this section, and the Secretary of the Interior is directed to convey the lands applied for. The area subject to application and sale under this Act is that public land which when surveyed will constitute the southwest quarter of the northwest quarter, section 28, township 2 south, range 3 east, Fairbanks meridian, Alaska, containing forty acres: Provided, That the purchase price for the land shall be the reasonable value thereof without improvements, as determined by, the Secretary of the Interior, but not less than $1.25 per acre: Provided further, That in the deed conveying said lands there shall be reserved to the United States and/or the Territory of Alaska the right to flood such lands intermittently in connection with the operation and maintenance of the Tanana River and Chena Slough flood control project.
Approved, August 4, 1955.