Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law 85-31||Indians. Conveyance of school lands.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act of June 4, 1953 (67 Stat. 41) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following sentence: "If the grantee of such land fails for a period of one
year to observe the provisions of the transfer agreement and the Secretary of the Interior fails to declare a forfeiture of the conveyance, the former beneficial owner, if an individual Indian or an Indian tribe, may petition the United States District Court for the district where the land is located to declare a forfeiture of the conveyance and to vest the title in the United States, in the same trust status as previously existed."
Approved, May 16, 1957.