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|Chap. 326||Sioux Sanatorium Farm, Rapid City, S. Dak. Conveyance.|
|Chap. 326||Reversion to U.S.|
|Chap. 326||Conveyance to church organization.|
|Sec. 2||Rehabilitation of needy Indians.|
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 in his discretion to convey without compensation any lands contained in the Sioux Sanatorium Farm at Rapid City, South Dakota, not necessary for the administration and operation of the Sioux Indian Sanatorium, to the city of Rapid City for municipal purposes, or to any public-school district for educational purposes, or to the State of South Dakota for use of the South Dakota National Guard: Provided, That the title to any lands so conveyed shall revert to the United States of America when the land is no longer used for the purposes for which such lands were initially conveyed. The Secretary may also in his discretion convey to any church organization for religious purposes, upon receipt of the reasonable value of such lands, any of such lands not conveyed for any of the purposes above named.
The Secretary of the Interior is also authorized in his discretion to utilize any of the said lands for the rehabilitation of needy Indians, and to exchange any of such lands for other lands in or near Rapid City more suitable for this purpose.
Approved, May 20, 1948.