Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 644||Flathead Indian irrigation project. Elimination of designated land.|
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 hereby authorized to eliminate from the Flathead Indian irrigation project, on application by the owner thereof, twelve acres, more or less, of land in the northwest quarter of northwest quarter of section 6, township 21 north, range 23 west, of the Montana meridian: Provided, That the landowner shall pay all accrued irrigation charges heretofore assessed against the land and relinquish the water right to the United States for the benefit of the Flathead irrigation project, and no further charges shall be assessed against the land: Provided further, That the obligations of the Flathead irrigation district for the repayment of the reimbursable construction costs of the Camas division of the Flathead Indian irrigation project shall not
be reduced or otherwise affected by reason of the elimination of the land, and such elimination shall not be made until the Board of Commissioners of that district has consented thereto: And provided further, That, notwithstanding the elimination of said land from the Flathead irrigation project, there shall be reserved to the United States a right-of-way for ditches and canals now or hereafter needed for the operation and maintenance of the project works, and the owner of said land shall release the United States and its assigns from all liability for damage to said land by reason of the operations of the project.
Approved, August 8, 1950.