Vol. IV, Laws     (Compiled to March 4, 1927)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.

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Chapter 71
February 28, 1919. | [S. 932.] 40 Stat., 1203.

An Act To provide for stock-watering privileges on certain unallotted lands on the Flathead Indian Reservation, Montana.

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Chap. 71 Flathead Indian Reservation, Mont.
33 Stat., 302, vol. 3, 29; 34 Stat., 515, vol. 3, 221; 35 Stat., 448-795, vol. 3, 361; 36 Stat., 297, amended, vol. 3, 451.
Chap. 71 Lands bordering on streams in, to be reserved for stock watering.
35 Stat., 449, vol. 3, 361; 32 Stat., 305, vol. 3, 451.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act of April twenty-third, nineteen hundred and four (Thirty-third Statutes at Large, page three hundred and two), entitled "An Act for the survey and allotment of lands now embraced within the limits of the Flathead Indian Reservation, in the State of Montana," and all amendments thereto, be amended by adding thereto the following section:

"SEC. 26. That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to designate as valuable for stock-watering purposes such of the unallotted and unreserved lands of the Flathead Indian Reservation, which border on streams, as may be subject to settlement and disposal under sections nine and thirteen of this Act. Lands so designated shall be disposed of under the terms of this Act,

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subject to the condition, which shall be expressed in all patents issued for lands so designated, that existing trails crossing said land shall be kept open to the extent necessary to provide access for live stock to streams adjacent to said lands. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to perform all acts necessary to the enforcement of this condition."

Approved, February 28, 1919.

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