Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law 85-295||North Dakota State School of Science. Conveyance.|
|Public Law 85-295||480|
|Sec. 2||Indians. Free tuition.|
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 and directed to convey by quitclaim deed to the State of North Dakota, for the use and benefit of the North Dakota State School of Science, all right, title and interest of the United States to the following described land, located in Richland County, North Dakota, together with any buildings or other improvements thereon: The north half of the southwest quarter of the northwest quarter, the north half of the south half of the southwest quarter of the northwest quarter, lot 3 and the west 19 rods of lot 2 of section 5 in township 132 north of range 47 west of the fifth principal meridian; the said description also being known as the north half of the southwest quarter of the northwest quarter, the north half of the south half of the southwest quarter of the northwest quarter, the northwest quarter of the northwest quarter, and the west 19 rods of the northeast quarter of the northwest quarter of section 5 in township 132 north of range 47 west of the fifth principal meridian, containing 70.0637 acres more or less according to the United States Government survey thereof after allowing a deduction of 5.61 acres more or less now occupied by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company as a right-of-way, formerly known as the Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company, being that portion of said land conveyed to the Fargo Southern Railroad Company in a certain warranty deed recorded in book J of deeds on page 171 of the office of the register of deeds of Richland County, North Dakota: Provided, That title to the land described in this section shall revert to the United States if, at any time within twenty-five years after conveyance by the Secretary of the Interior, the land is used for other than educational purposes.
(a) As consideration for the transfer of the property referred to in the first section of this Act, the North Dakota State School of Science shall make available for each of its school years, for a period of ten school years, free tuition to ten qualified Indians who wish to attend such school during such school year.
(b) To qualify for free tuition under this Act any such prospective student shall (1) be seventeen years of age or over, (2) be a high school graduate, (3) be recommended by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and (4) meet the entrance standards of the North Dakota State School of Science.
(c) The period of ten school years during which free tuition shall be made available under this Act shall commence not later than two years after the date of the enactment of this Act.
The Secretary of the Interior shall reserve to the United States all mineral interests in land conveyed under this Act, and the right to mine and remove the same under applicable laws and regulations to be established by him.
Approved, August 28, 1957.