Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law 87-154||Fort Hall Indian irrigation project, Idaho.|
|Public Law 87-154||25 U. S. C. 389-389e.|
|Sec. 2||Net irrigable area.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the order of the Secretary of the Interior dated May 12, 1960, which provides for the elimination from the Fort Hall Indian irrigation project of four hundred sixty-eight and twenty one-hundredths acres and one hundred twenty-nine and thirty-seven one-hundredths acres of land, and which provides for the cancellation of penalty charges against the eliminated land, which order was made pursuant to the Act of June 22, 1936 (49 Stat. 1803), is hereby approved, and the lands when eliminated shall not thereafter be entitled to water from the project.
Section 4 of the Act of June 30, 1948 (62 Stat. 1167), is hereby amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 4. The net irrigable area of the Fort Hall Indian irrigation project is hereby established at forty-seven thousand sixty-four and sixty-three one-hundredths acres, more or less, and the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to redesignate the project within the limit of the acreage authorized by this Act. The noninclusion of the Fort Hall townsite within the net irrigable area of the project shall not prevent the obtaining of water rights therefor in accordance with the Act of March 1, 1907 (34 Stat. 1015, 1025), as amended or supplemented."
Section 2 of the Act of June 30, 1948 (62 Stat. 1167), is amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 2. The duty of water on the Fort Hall Indian irrigation project shall be three and five-tenths acre-feet per acre per annum if available, and available excess water may be furnished for use on project lands on terms, conditions, and rates prescribed by the Secretary."
Approved, August 17, 1961.