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|Chap. 283||University of New Mexico.
Conveyance of certain lands by, to Santa Ana Pueblo, authorized.
49 Stat. 659.
|Chap. 283||Conveyance of Santa Ana Pueblo lands.|
|Chap. 283||Proviso. Legal status of lands conveyed to pueblo of Santa Ana.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the regents of the University of New Mexico be, and they are hereby, authorized to convey to the Santa Ana Pueblo that certain portion of the lands patented to them under authority of the Act of Congress, approved August 19, 1935 (Public, Numbered 284, Seventy-fourth Congress), described as follows:
A strip of land one hundred feet wide extending along the north and west boundaries of the northwest quarter section 30, and a strip of land one hundred feet wide extending along the north boundary of lot 7, section 30, all in township 13 north, range 4 east, New Mexico principal meridian, New Mexico, these tracts comprising thirteen and three-tenths acres, more or less:
That the pueblo of Santa Ana, a community of Pueblo Indians residing in New Mexico, with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, is hereby authorized to convey to the regents of the University of New Mexico and the said regents of the University of New Mexico are hereby authorized to accept from the said Santa Ana Pueblo in exchange for the aforesaid lands, lots 3 and 6 and that portion of lot 2, section 30, township 13 north, range 4 east, New Mexico principal meridian, New Mexico, lying south of a line beginning at a point on the west boundary of lot 2, north eight degrees fifty minutes east six hundred and ninety-two and eight-tenths feet from
angle point one on the west boundary of the El Ranchito grant and bearing south sixty-three degrees forty minutes east to the west bank of the Rio Grande, containing a total area of eleven and eight-tenths acres, more or less: Provided, That any lands conveyed to the pueblo of Santa Ana pursuant to the provisions of this Act shall acquire the same legal status as those lands now owned by the pueblo, which may be conveyed to the regents of the University of New Mexico pursuant hereto.
Approved, June 8, 1940.