Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
Indemnity to, for school lands in Fort Belknap Reserves, extended to
lands released from Carey Act segregation.
41 Stat.,1359; ante, 319.
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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 right of indemnity conferred upon the State of Montana by section 7 of the Act of March 3, 1921 (Forty-first Statutes, pages 1355, 1359), be, and the same is hereby, extended to embrace any nonmineral public land in Montana, which has been or may be released from segregation under section 4 of the Act of August 18, 1894 (Twenty-eighth Statutes, pages 372, 422), to the extent that such right has not been and can not be exercised within the limits of the Fort Belknap Reservation.
That for sixty days from and after the date of the opening to entry of lands released from segregation under said Act of August 18, 1894, the State of Montana shall have the right to select and file in the local land office or offices a list or lists or selection under this Act; and such list or lists shall be paramount to any other application for or claim of preference right to the land selected by the State.
Approved, January 21, 1927.