Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law 88-304||Blackfeet Indian irrigation project, Montana. Conveyance.|
|Public Law 88-304||190|
|Sec. 2||Cancellation of certain charges.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to convey all of the right, title, and interest of the United States in the facilities of the Piegan unit of the Blackfeet Indian irrigation project, located in township 31 north, ranges 8 and 9 west, Montana principal meridian, including but not limited to easements, rights-of-way, canals, laterals, drains, structures of all kinds, and water rights held for the benefit of the unit, to an organization or association in form and powers satisfactory to the Secretary, representing the owners of the lands served by the unit: Provided, That as a condition to said conveyance, the grantee shall assume full and sole responsibility for the future care, operation, and maintenance of the unit, for which the United States shall have no further responsibility; and shall hold the United States free of all loss or liability for damages or injuries, direct or consequential, caused by the existence or operation of the unit or any of its features or structures, from and after the date of its conveyance.
Upon conveyance of the Piegan unit of the Blackfeet Indian irrigation project as provided for in section 1 of this Act, the Secretary is authorized to cancel all accrued operation and maintenance charges and all construction charges with respect to the said unit.
Approved, April 30, 1964.