Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 269||Western Navajo Indian Reservation. Lands added to, eliminated from Tusayan National Forest, Ariz.
46 Stat., 378 ; ante, 171.
|Sec. 2||Full credit allowed for value of improvements.|
|Sec. 2||Proviso. Relinquishment of lands by Arizona.
36 Stat., 557, vol. 3, 467.
Right to select others.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1 of the Act of May 23, 1930 (46 Stat. 378), entitled “An Act to eliminate certain lands from the Tusayan National Forest, Arizona, as an addition to the Western Navajo Indian Reservation,” be, and the same is hereby, amended so as to include the following-described lands subject to all the conditions and provisions of said Act: Sections 10 to 15, inclusive, sections 22 to 27, inclusive, sections 34 to 36, inclusive, township 27 north, range 6 east, all of township 27 north, range 7 east; sections 4 to 9, 16 to 21, 29 to 32, all inclusive, in township 27 north, range 8 east; sections 1 and 2, the east half of section 3, the east half of section 10, sections 11 and 12, township 26 north, range 7 east; sections 5 to 8, inclusive, township 26 north, range 8 east, Gila and Salt River Meridian, Arizona.
That for the purpose of arriving at the values and areas of lieu lands to which private landowners are entitled under the Act of May 23, 1930, as hereby amended, the value of the improvements
on all privately owned lands to be conveyed or relinquished to the United States for the benefit of the Indians shall be taken into consideration and full credit in the form of lands shall be allowed therefor: Provided, That the State of Arizona may relinquish such lands as it sees fit, acquired pursuant to the Enabling Act of June 20, 1910 (36 Stat. L. 567), which may be desired as lieu land, and the State shall have the right to select other unreserved and undisposed of nonmineral public lands within the State of Arizona equal in area to that relinquished, the lieu selections to be made by the State in the same manner as is provided for in said Enabling Act.
Approved, February 21, 1931.